Well, we pulled it off. 7 months of planning (by Ryan Mahtani) to surprise Kristin for her 30th Birthday went off without a hitch...well, sort of. First of all, expecting 10 girls that e-mail Kristin EVERY day, to keep this kind of secret for so long was torture. We had a string of secret e-mails with her left off and a string of e-mails with her in them. It was getting confusing. Anyway, the party was at the WindCreek Hotel & Casino in Atmore, AL. We had a private ballroom with our own bartender and a nice dinner. A few people ALMOST ruined it, but judging by her reaction I don't think she knew. Imagine how you would feel if you thought you were getting away with your husband ONLY for a romantic weekend and you walk in the room and see 40 of your closest friends & family! Her face:
Her reaction was priceless and you could tell she was genuinly surprised. Our group of friends also surprised her with a scrapbook we had made of pictures from the past. We put all the pages together when we got there.
The night really reminded me that I cannot "hang" as well as I used to. I guess babies and age really change the way you go out. We still came in at 3:30 am and it was so obvious none of us are used to this. I also have one word to describe my face: POWDER! Thanks for it MAC counter lady. I look like a ghost.
I can't wait to see you girls again in Austin!
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