I hosted the monthly meeting of the Booster Club last night, and, again, we had great participation; those blingie Mom shirts are certainly working.
The group spent over two hours on Club business. Actually, only about half of that was business, the rest was just good natured (raunchy, LOVE these ladies!) chit-chat about the school, our kids, our jobs, and other stuff, and it made me really happy to be part of the group. I almost wondered why I hadn't gotten involved sooner, but, then I remembered that the Club was previously made up of moms who made me ragey and I was like, oh, yeah...never mind.
Anyway, last night we snacked on a pumpkin roll that the President of the club had brought. It was delicious and she was quick to point out that she had purchased it, not baked it, which cracked me up; girlfriend is President of the Boosters, active in FFA, Fair Board, the Academic PAC at the school, has three children, a small farm, AND a fulltime job. Frankly, I'm amazed that she functions at all, fuck that baking noise.
My contribution to the snacks was the cocoa bar, which I broke out over the weekend. I added a bottle of peppermint schnapps and a bottle of buttershot schnapps to it for the meeting and it was a huge hit. I was actually surprised by how cool the other moms thought it was and it made me feel good when several of them said that they were going to make them for their homes. It was such a Martha moment for me.
So, with warm-and full-bellies, we tackled the topics of winter sports, Pirate Wear sales, fundraising for new wrestling mats, and developing a social marketing plan in the community. Our tagline is going to be "It's Game Day", and we are hoping to get the entire community on board. Because, when we are fully fueled with sugar and alcohol, we are creative, innovative, and, apparently, crazy, over-achieving wild women who think no challenge is too big.
I couldn't ask for a better group of women for the job.