Monday, April 26, 2010

Coke, Pop, Soda, Soda Pop, Fountian Drinks.... Tea?

In the excitement of yesterdays birthday post,  *Please note, It was the Casablanca's Birthday, (mines in June) I didn't get to post the 'update' on As Time Goes By. Iv found more paper lanterns, and am buying them 5 at a time... My mother found this GREAT Super long 50's table cloth to put on the serving table for the food.
My Grand mother has deiced to make a carrot cake, iv ordered the hamburgers, hot dogs and windthorst sausage...  Iv started to get everyone travel plans lined out arriving/ leaving and so on. NOW Im focased on the decorations and drinks.
This is my 1948 Coke box, I picked it up at a swap meet 3 years ago for $75 however when  found  it looked NOTHING like this! It had been spray primered red, and was out in someones back yard... So when I saw it at the swap meet for $75 OF COURSE I was all over it! (It also has the original top, iv just been lazy on getting it fixed, yet another problem id like to throw money at but my father INSIST I do myself...) Personally I like it without the top. (its also been in countless pictures)

that brings me to my next "to-do" item. Getting Drinks! 
To make the make the setting look even more authentic my Grandmother and I have been buying 2 packs of soda in old glass bottles every time we go shopping. Thus far we have Orange Crush, Root Beer, and Coca cola... However this week I think were gonna get 2 packs of Grape Crush , I also think iv tracked down Dr Pepper in bottles here in town.  The day of the party I will fill the 'coke box' with Ice and throw this assortment of drinks in, there will also be ample amounts of  Iced tea and Sweet Tea. IF YOU WANT LIQUOR, ITS STRICTLY  B.Y.O.B.!

I'm starting to get really excited, all this goes down in just a few months!



Amy said...

Loving the tablecloth! Looks like one of my grandmother's retro ones :-)

Linda said...

You are going to have such a good time!! Love that coke cooler! Cute tablecloth also.

Zootsuitmama said...

Mick- I plan to drive down Friday and find a motel. Don't think my trailer will be ready, unless a miracle shows up in the form of Trailer guy or something! I may bring one of my friends, but maybe not. I guess I should be trying to find a motel.Any suggestions?

The Crazy Suburban Mom said...

You're the coolest person ever, Mick. You're even cooler than your stuff and thats saying something...

Chickens in the Basement said...

You are such a good planner! No last minute "oh my gosh, I forgot the ice" for you!