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We are planning the Birthday and House Warming Party this Sunday. We figured, since it's the same group that would be coming to both, we'd club them together into one party. I did't want people to feel obligated to come to two of our parties and give us two gifts, so now they don't have to :-) We don't know a whole lot of people here, so it's just going to be bunch of our family friends in this party. We do have another group of friends that we do potlucks with, and they would come in another party we'd throw the next month as one of them is going to India this month.

Anyhow, the meal. I am preparing everything myself. Yep, I'm crazy enough to do that. We started planning the menu last night. So far, this is what I've got. If you're reading this AND are coming to the party, all I have to say is Bring Your Appetite!

Starters
Small Samosa/Chutney
Sausage
BelPuri
Nachos/Salsa
Jaljira
Dry Fruits Tray
Paneer w/ Chalmasala

Kids Menu
Chowmein

Main Course
Mutter Paneer
Chicken Makhani
Bhartha
Rajma or Chole
Raita w/ Bhalle
Jeera Rice (or, Tricolor Rice)
Roti
Salad (??)
Papad

Dessert
Cake!
Kheer
Icecream

Drinks
Sprite
Diet Coke
Whiskey
White Wine
Red Wine
Beer
Tea

Am I missing something? What else do you have in an India Buffet style party?

We have to decide the party favors, I'm thinking separate items for boys and girls. If you have any ideas, please post.

Here is the invitation I just whipped up in like 30 minutes. So unlike me, but we're short on time! It had to go today. We don't have a theme this time. So, I just added whatever felt appropriate. The address has been blanked out but it goes below the line.

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