An Anniversary Party

We cobbled together our air-mile points.
We collected our Citi-rewards and bought Marriott cards.
We got our party clothes together.
I took up needlepoint and made a gift!
And then we traveled to Chicago to celebrate with the Buxoms.
It was their 25th wedding anniversary and they hired a ballroom for their nearest (and farthest) and dearest.
K and I and their family and friends celebrated in the most stunning club in the city.




There was a 16-piece orchestra which played dance music from the 40's, 50's and 60's.
They were impeccable.
The conductor was a delight to watch and listen to.


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(Look at his shoes!)


flowers and gold

The flowers were breathtaking.
We danced, we ate wonderful food...it felt like it was everybody's anniversary.

We enjoyed ourselves immensely.

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It was a beautiful party for a wonderful couple.

And what did I bring them?


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A pillow I needlepointed of their pet-names.
Poppy loved it, which made me very happy.

It was a night to remember - romantic and chic, truly divine.

Comments

be*mused jan said…
'It felt like it was everybody's anniversary' ~ what a lovely description! Sounds like it was a wonderful celebration.
Jen on the Edge said…
Lovely. Thank you for sharing.
Loretta said…
Just brilliant! I need those spats.
What a great celebration for all of you!
L.P. said…
What a celebration! Clearly the Buxoms know how to party. What a sweet present you made for them!
Paola said…
I would expect nothing less from the Buxoms. It looks divine!
And I am shocked by your crafting.
Anonymous said…
What a wonderful gift. And such a stylish, joyous occasion. Wow! I'm glad you and K were among the dearest/farthest who were included.

jbhat
How divine and very fancy. Most pleasing.