Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Annual Murder Mystery at Geertsen Manor

This past weekend we had our annual Murder Mystery at the Cabin. I can't remember if I have ever laughed so hard and so much in all my life. If you havn't ever done one of these murder mysteries you must! They are such a great excuse to get all dolled up and act like kids all over again. We normally purchase our mystery dinners here. They are super easy to print out and the directions are quite self explanatory. We always make a weekend out of it, however if you only have one night that is ok too. Be sure to send out the invitations a week or so in advance so your guest can plan their costumes and role play for the evening.
Cindy was Miss Monica Cholet: A flapper star of music hall and stage
The hunk trying to get a sneak peak! Oh My!
Robert was Mr. Ernest Sharpe:
A 42-year-old businessman who is intelligent & as slippery as a greased eel. Mike was Jarvis: Close to retirement age he was
Lord Farthing’s splendid butler at Farthingay Manor
Myself -Gertrude, Countess Torrington:
The 30 year old countess formerly known as Nurse TrembleDon't you just LOVE the eyebrows!
Grandpa was The Reverend Archibald Flannel:
A financial expect with dreams of becoming a bishop someday. Grandma was Sister Susan: She had been in the holy order her entire life.
We love to make a delicious and hearty meal for the night accompanied by finger foods, hors d'oeuvres and desserts. This is great so your guest can mingle and enjoy one another while the finishing touches are being placed on the dinner. Half of the fun is preparing for the evening. From creating your costume, to decorating, just have a ball! Mood lighting and recreating the scene from the play are all important for setting the stage for the night...but most important have fun! xo, Alys


Anonymous said...

Oh Alys,
What fun!! You guys look like you are having so much fun. And the food, yum, yum. I use to be called Gertrude in the eighth grade. Some of my friends nicknamed me that. Why, I never knew.


p.s. Happy 2nd Anniversary!!

KimberlyRyanDesigns said...

Hi! That looks like so much fun, mostly the part of dressing up, you all looked wonderful! Hugs, Kimberly

Holly said...

How totally fun!! What a fantastic looking party.

Your really kind comment on my blog made my day. Thank you!

UTAH!! Lucky you. I grew up in Utah...love it...miss it...and really wish I could see Autumn Utah style once again.

Mélanie said...

I would have loved to share this diner !so mysterious

Jen said...

Sounds like so much fun!