We had to celebrate Father's Day early, which meant last night. This was a good thing because the boys and I were busting at the seems in anticipation of our Father's Day celebration so we could present him with the (almost) perfect gift. Hubby for whatever reason loves The Hangover movie poster. Since I won't allow it to be hung in our finished basement he has a copy of the poster hanging on the inside of the door that leads to the unfinished area of our basement (and to the beer fridge). It has fallen down a few times and he has dutifully hung it right back up, most recently with heavy duty poster tape to ensure its proper placement for eternity. In pondering what I could do for Father's Day the idea hit me to recreate The Hangover movie poster with our kids. I soon as I thought of it, I knew he would love it. I picked a Sunday when he was working to be the photo shoot day. Prior to that I gathered the props (sunglasses, baby carrier, fake blood, etc.) and prepped the kids. The older ones were good to go, but the baby was a different story...I crossed my fingers. On the day of the shoot I gave the older boys the carrot (fro yo) and the stick (no video games for a month) to ensure speedy cooperation. Then I turned to the baby, he was a mess and was already rocking pink eye (and unknown to us, an ear infection). He refused the baby carrier (darn). He refused the sunglasses (damn). We carried on. I managed to get 4 snaps with the kids posed before baby B went nuts. Luckily one shot was decent enough. I originally planned to Photoshop one of the boys in as Bradley Cooper, but it didn't look right (damn, again). Even with the little disappointments along the way our version of The Hangover poster still turned out not bad. Hubby loved it (so predictable) and we loved that he loved it.