Friday, September 18
Winner: Made delicious cocktails for pre-dinner drinks:
Fruit Tingle, Minty Pear and Strawberry Dacquiri
Winner: Made yummy canapes - summer rolls, lamb mintballs, union square nuts and cheese cocktail biscuts
Loser: Had mini-meltdown minutes before guests arrived as strawberry dacquiri went everywhere after leaking out of the food processor - sticky and pink.
Loser: One of our crowd had to go to the dinner venue one hour early and hold our table
Winner: Luckily her hubby came with her and they shared a bottle of french champagne before we arrived.
Winner: Dinner venue had a shuttle bus so no-one had to drive
Loser: I had to tell the bar wench how to make my drink (cocktail on their cocktail list) properly. It must be nice to be nineteen and know everything.
Winner: Yummy dinner - Chicken Tandoori Pizza with mint yoghurt on top, shame about the base though, only let down
Winner: Great conversation
Winner: Many drinks
Loser: Attempting witty banter with clearly paraletic patron at the bar.
Loser: On exit to our chauffer, um I mean shuttle bus, witnessed an 18 year old still on his drinking L's trying not to vomit outside whilst waiting for his Mum to pick him up (I assume)
Loser: Getting home before midnight!
Winner: Lovely hubby had cleaned up and washed up all the Cocktail and Canapes
Winner: Friend and I shared last drink (Cosmopolitan) out on the deck had lovely conversation (she lives accross the road)
Winner: Sleeping on the couch because I knew I would stink up our sheets and there's nothing worse than being sober and have someone smashed get into the bed with you. (Bed time 12.30am)
Loser: Hubby opening every cupboard and rustling every plastic something in the kitchen before going off to work at 6am.
Loser: Having to adjudicate WWIV between a 5 year old and 3.5 year old at 6.10am
Loser: Having the TV turned on and have Ni Hao Kai-Lan blaring at 6.10am
Loser: Having your children feed your going-out sandals to the dog *sob*
Winner: Having fond memories of the night anyway
I think the vote will be to do this on a weekend next time.
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