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Dh is turning the big 40 in April.....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Jolyn, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. Jolyn

    Jolyn Songster

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    I want to have a party to dh for his fortieth birthday. I need ideas to make this a fun. Have you given anyone a 40th or had one yourself? Where did you have it and were there any funny games or decorations you used?

    Thanks for any info!
  2. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    For my dad's we did all the "over the hill" stuff.

    [edit:] Black balloons, black plates, cups, etc. His candle was in the shape of a headstone. We still have it in the freezer, I think.
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2008
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    When I had my party everyone wore black armbands and my cake was in the shape of a coffin with black frosting. They played the death march instead of Happy Birthday, and my gifts included Geritol, Centrum silver vitamins, depends, laxatives, polygrip denture adhesive, etc...... A great time was had by all.
  4. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    We didn't do anything for my 40th, or his 50th. But June he will turn 60, yes SIXTY. And it's time to do something. I've asked his sister & her husband to visit from Florida but they haven't committed yet. If they don't come, I don't know what to do.
  5. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
    Pensacola, FL
    my husband turns 40 this year too.. April 9th
  6. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    Now you know how it feels to have old age creeping up on you!

    (DBF hates it when I say that... he'll be 40 in March)
  7. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Songster

    Jul 16, 2008
    Glenn Dale, MD
    My DH turned 50 in April. There were those who would have bet this would never happen considering his reckless youth. I made sure it was a big deal.

    We generally have a Spring Luau every year. This year it was his birthday party. I hired hula dancers and we had a slack key guitar concert. I invited a bunch of his college buddies (none could make it but he got a bunch of really sweet emails and phone calls). We have many musical friends and relatives and I solicited them to write/perform songs for DH. We invited several people who were responsible for him becoming a responsible adult. We had a face painter (who did a fabulous job). The big thing I did was hire help. I spend too much time doing stuff to keep the party going that I do not get to spend time with my guests. I had time to spend with my guest and someone else filled plates and cleaned up spills.

  8. scgamecock

    scgamecock Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    I will be 40 in 2 weeks.My wife will turn 42 in February though. [​IMG]

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