Thursday, June 27, 2013

A Lil Secret...

Super Bo just turned 6.
At our house every party needs balloons.
But what one might not suspect about me is that
I am a water balloon expert.
I know way too much about water balloons,
like the groovy tie-died balloons are a beast to fill
 but a big hit with the girls.
and that little boys love the grenades.
I know that cherry bombs are the
easiest to fill AND the best poppers,
and that if you have skills you can tie them
with a big bubble in the stem
& they become the coveted "Double Cannons."
I know that if you draw a baby on a balloon
the kids will take care of it all day without popping it,
But if you draw your brother on there'll be the first one smashed with glee.
I know that the best part of a water balloon fight is the anticipation...seeing those big fat balloons but not being able to throw them until ALL the guests arrive.
I know that everyone needs to start with the same amount,
but you better have a refill station or two on hand.
I know that even though there will probably be tears
there will mostly be lots & lots of smiles,
and that 180 water balloons can be thrown in three minutes flat.
But I will let you in on my favorite secret about
water balloon fights...
Adult Water Balloons.
Fill up a regular balloon as big as you dare.
and under ALL circumstances resist the darlingness of your children when they beg for one...and they will...even if it is their birthday.
All the magic lies in the fact that only the adults get these babies & you can bet that one day they will be moms & dads with a sparkle in their eye telling their kids "Someday....when you are a dad..."
you are never too young,
or too old,
to soak the ones you love.
P.S.  I ALSO know that if kids try sneak them in the house
to keep them for tomorrow
...say in their dresser drawers or hidden on top on the fridge...
they pop.
You've been warned...
wish I was. 
Follow my blog with Bloglovin


Marissa said...

Oh my goodness!! That looks like so much fun!!! I have not done that in years...I would love for one day to just go crazy with water balloons..
Thanks for sharing.xoxo Marissa.

dee -@ The Old Fat Hen said...

Oh Libbie you are so funny Miss Water Bomb Queen you have made my day-love dee x

It's me said...

Hhahahahaha...that is a great party !!! it !!!...happy weekend...x !

Jo said...

Who would have known? I was never good with water balloons myself, but your kids are lucky to have a gem like you to fill that many. I hope he had a great birthday!

Monica said...

You truly are a water balloon expert! I think you should even write a book about it :-) Looks like a lot of fun was had at your house :-)

Debby@Just Breathe said...

I'm very impressed with your knowledge of water balloons!
Looks like a fun party and Happy 6th Birthday to Super Bo!

Martina said...

Tee hee - such a FAB sumer party - PERFECT for little boys!