There were 16 of us, and the salads were 'regular' size, not catering size, hence the variety.
We've still got lots of leftovers though, yum yum !
Which is good, as when we finally sat down after a day of prep, neither AB or I really felt like eating much. But the rain came early and went away, so we were still able to eat out, and there were lots of compliments on the food, so thoroughly worth the effort.
AND, it's my last gig for the year - no more tradies, no more cleaning, no more cooking, no more planting, no more running about like a blue-arsed fly. That's it. What a relief !
Someone brought an 8yr old, who was a really fun companion for MC. They played backyard cricket, jumped on the bed, ran around, read books and watched the Spongebob Squarepants Movie. MC was awake from 7.30am to 12.30pm yesterday ( with no nap ), and awoke this morning at 9.45am. Slept like a log, as you could imagine...
Today we're inviting the inlaws over to help hoover some leftovers.
That, and the house is still clean, so might as well see people while the going's good.
Three pics I took before we got down to the wire and people started arriving and the pressure was on: