Zombie Party

This weekend we helped throw a surprise zombie birthday party for our friend Bud. He loves Halloween and costumes and horror movies and haunted houses (there was even a documentary made about him). Every year he does an elaborate costume for Halloween, and he makes it so fun. So his wife, amazing woman that she is, somehow managed to plan a ginormous 40th birthday party for him, complete with about 30 of his friends, all zombiefied by a makeup artist, plus food and drinks and music and decorations and lighting and firepits and Rock Band – and he had no clue! He showed up to his house last night (Justin had kept him busy all day) and as they drove in the driveway, about 30 zombies attacked the car. He was nervous and creeped out and extremely happy, and it was so much fun. I’ve never been a part of a surprise party that was actually a true surprise like this. I think Bud was honored and amazed to see how much we all love him and support him and are willing to become zombies just for him. I wish I had taken more photos!

Today I’m extremely tired – I had no idea how much work it takes to put on a party! It’s 6:00 p.m. and I’m already ready for bed. 🙂

10 responses to “Zombie Party”

  1. These are the first pics I’ve seen! How awesome! What a perfect party for Bud. 🙂

    1. It was great! I’m hoping Bud will post more photos on Facebook or Flickr soon.


    I scrolled down in Google Reader and… my friend was looking over my shoulder. I think we both jumped and she now thinks I am a freak.

    1. Ha! So sorry about that! I’ll post a pretty photo so it clears out your Google Reader. I kind of scare myself every time I open the blog, so I’m ready to move the zombie post down a bit. 🙂

      1. HAHAHAHA I enjoyed scaring her though… in a sort of perverse way.


        I’m creepy.

      2. Mwah ha ha ha… 🙂

  3. that is so AWESOME!!! there is a zombie walk every year around halloween in my home town (brighton, england). it is so cool seeing loads of zombies roaming the streets. what a great party that must have been!

    1. It was a blast – and creepy at the same time. 🙂

  4. you said you were not feeling well, but mija! you guys do look scary.

    1. Ha! Mama, you crack me up. 🙂

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