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Wedding felicitations!

Well, Barb and Kathy probably don’t know it, but their party on Saturday was not the only celebration held in honor of their recent union. Imagine my family’s surprise when we heard tiny, rowdy cries of “Mountain Dew for EVERYONE!” and “Here’s to the birds!” emanating from Doll Party Central and happened upon this festive little tableau:

(There were a number of Lord of the Rings dolls partying down as well, but they fled back to the safety of the cardboard castle when they saw the camera; they’ve been burned before.)

Buffy and Faith preside over the party from their perch on la Tour Eiffel . . .

There was a little confusion in the Summers-Pratt family as to whether Auntie Willow was supposed to bring cookies to the reception or cookie monsters. (There was also a little confusion in an eavesdropping SchoolHard!Spike’s mind as to exactly what he was overhearing!)

I'm sorry to say that things got a little ugly as the party wore on and the increasingly drunken guests began to eye the cookies in a manner that was less friendly and more hungry. Let's just say that Willow made it home with fewer tamed cookie monsters than she brought and leave it at that. :(

Illyria continues her cultural studies via lively banter with Anya (or “small leporine personage,” as she insists on addressing her), while AtS S5 Spike and Angel, blotto on otter blood, completely forget they’re supposed to pretend they’re not having a thing.

CONGRATULATIONS, BARB & KATHY!! KATHY & BARB!! Best wishes and many happy returns from a family of fans.


Sarah, Bob, and Miss Z.
Casa del Ubu
October 27, 2008


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Oct. 27th, 2008 05:56 pm (UTC)
THAT is just too awesome. I'm very impressed with bunny!Anya.

Aw, Hawaiian Shirt Angel can't keep people at arm's length when he's that way! It's probably the best thing that ever happened to his emotional issues. Just goes to show that every pairing has its moment--they all look so right together.

*raises my frosty beverage to Kathy & Barb!* :D:D:D
Oct. 27th, 2008 09:09 pm (UTC)
P.S. Tell Z the cookie monsters are very cool. Honestly, I thought they were done by a professional.
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Oct. 27th, 2008 06:03 pm (UTC)
((dies laughing))

Once again, I bow to your doll greatness. Looks like it was a wild party, cookie monsters and all.

(raises champagne to the happy couple!)
Oct. 27th, 2008 09:44 pm (UTC)
Heh-heh. Thank you, sweetie! This one was a family project, and we had a good time planning it out. Z. insisted on the cookie monsters, and since I'd had a beer at dinner and my resistance was down, I just watched her roll with it. ;)
Oct. 27th, 2008 06:10 pm (UTC)
Yup, they were definitely blotto at that party if Mandy was being sung.
small leporine personage Bwah!!
Oct. 28th, 2008 12:43 am (UTC)
I tell ya, that otter blood packs a punch. ;)

I always think that Anya and Illyria would have made a great team--they're both so blunt and literal.
Oct. 27th, 2008 06:46 pm (UTC)
*giggle* I love your dollfics so much.
Gratz to Barb and Kathy! ^_^
Oct. 28th, 2008 12:44 am (UTC)
Thank you, dear! I had a lot fun with this one. :D
Oct. 27th, 2008 06:51 pm (UTC)
This is great - and so 'ship inclusive too.
Oct. 28th, 2008 12:46 am (UTC)
Thank you! I'm glad that I had enough Spike dolls to go around. Now I just need to find a Xander . . .
Oct. 27th, 2008 07:42 pm (UTC)
You made cookie monsters!!!!!111!!eleventy!!1

*dies of squee*
Oct. 27th, 2008 08:19 pm (UTC)
Heee! Z. insisted upon their inclusion and was in charge of the Fisher-Price Summers-Pratt corner. (She was unhappy with the fact that Connie is bigger than Bill and that baby Alex only has one arm, but I finally convinced her to go with it.)

Hope y'all had big fun on Saturday. :D
Oct. 27th, 2008 09:42 pm (UTC)
I love that you have different fic-versions of our heroes represented. And that this confuses them!
Oct. 28th, 2008 12:53 am (UTC)
Heee! Thank you, ma'am. It was fun to bounce them off of one another. Also, doing this photo shoot helped to validate my continued purchase of Spike dolls. ;)
Oct. 27th, 2008 09:55 pm (UTC)

The whole gang is celebrating! Even Lorne and Illyria and kids. A great party!

Congratulations to Barb and Kathy!
Oct. 28th, 2008 12:55 am (UTC)
Thanks, dear. The dolls had a big time--I'll be finding confetti in my nightstand for weeks now! *lol* B. and I kept calling the Barbverse doll family the Fisher-Price-Summers-Pratt Family. :D

Oct. 27th, 2008 10:29 pm (UTC)
Cookie monsters! Mountain Dew! Now that's a party. *g*
Oct. 28th, 2008 12:58 am (UTC)
Nobody knows how to throw a party like the demon community. ;)
Oct. 27th, 2008 10:59 pm (UTC)
Wow! You've outdone yourself on this one.
Oct. 28th, 2008 01:03 am (UTC)
Thanks, honey. I had a good time planning this one but was running out of creative steam when it came time to stage it. Z's last-minute inspiration to add the cookie monsters and Fisher-Price-Summers-Pratt family was invaluable. *g*

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Oct. 27th, 2008 11:46 pm (UTC)
Fabulous party! Love all the little touches too.

Oct. 28th, 2008 02:50 am (UTC)
Thanks, Kathleen! I'm running a little behind schedule, but I had a blast putting it together.

P.S. It's good to see you up and around again!
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Oct. 28th, 2008 02:53 am (UTC)
Thank you, sweetie! Everyone pitched in on this one, and we had a good time.

Hee! Poor Bunny Anya. I had hoped that her suit would fit other, larger dolls (i.e. Angel), but she's a teensy thing. I'm afraid that the bunny suit is allll hers now. ;)

*hugs* Happy almost-not-Monday.
Oct. 28th, 2008 01:00 am (UTC)
Yes! Doll!fic! I love Bunny Anya and the cute little Spuffy family. Though I don't see why the cookies and the kids can't be snacks ;-)
Oct. 30th, 2008 01:47 pm (UTC)
Hee! Spike likes the way you think, my dear. ;)
Oct. 28th, 2008 01:40 am (UTC)
Great Party! Look at AtS Angel's hand on Spike's butt- yeah! And Bunny!Anya - woot!

The only one I don't recognize is the giant baby one of the Buffy's is holding. Who is it?
Oct. 30th, 2008 01:50 pm (UTC)
Heh-heh. I had so much fun posing Angel and Spike together. Can ya tell?

The Fisher-Price baby is so creepy! Plus he only has one arm. He's supposed to be Barbverse baby Alex from Attack of the Cookie Monsters, but it's kind of a stretch.

Are you guys all geared up for Halloween? And can it be over soon? Heh.
Oct. 28th, 2008 01:45 am (UTC)
Hahahahaha. That is a world of awesome.

Illyria continues her cultural studies via lively banter with Anya (or “small leporine personage,” as she insists on addressing her), while AtS S5 Spike and Angel, blotto on otter blood, completely forget they’re supposed to pretend they’re not having a thing.

Oct. 30th, 2008 01:52 pm (UTC)
Thank you, ma'am. I do so enjoy debauching the dolls. ;D
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