Saturday, March 31, 2012

March Thoughts

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Man do the days really pass by. It's almost Easter already and I feel like we were just celebrating the new year. When I was in my very early teens I remember thinking so many times that I wish the time would just pass by faster so I could be older already. Now I wonder what kind of paint I had been sniffing. In 1989 when I was 6 I remember a phone conversation my mom had with one of her friends and her saying "I cannot believe it is going to be 1990!" 1990. Seems like eons ago. Well, I guess it was. One day I'm going to wake up and think 2012 was so long ago too. I wonder what I'll look like when I'm old.

Did any of you see Hunger Games? I read the books last spring and was really excited about the movie. I really liked it a lot, and really I read the books so long ago now that I forgot so many of the tiny written details which allowed the movie and all it lacked compared to the book to actually be enjoyable. I thought Jennifer Lawrence was a great Katniss. And of course I cried when Rue died.

Easter is next weekend. Yesterday I bought 7 bags of candy, partly for our 4th annual adult Easter egg hunt. I am planning on making the rum cake again, gosh it's just so good. I think I'm going to try Martha's basic egg dying technique this year with my sister. Basically it's just food coloring and vinegar.

You know me, I love a holiday!

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Happy Spring

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Spring is here friends!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Spring Letter

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This morning the birdies were singing,
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and last night the frogs were serenading,
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even the flowers are whispering,
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little messages of spring.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

St. Patrick's Day Tea Party

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To know me is to know I will take any excuse to celebrate a holiday. St. Pattie's Day, although mostly popular at the pub, is a perfect excuse to have a little mini party. And so we did. Deanna and I had a lovely little tea party lunch in celebration of our Irish heritage. We didn't have any St. Patties booze but had you been secretly watching us you may have wondered if we did. And what is a party without food? Aaaand... so we had Greek salad. Big deal. At least it was green! And the bowls were green, so, bonus. We also had white chocolate chip scones, lemon cookies and mushroom turnovers, and a pot of huckleberry tea- none of which are particularly Irish either. Ok so our Irish tea party wasn't exactly Irish, but we did have a killer time out at our backyard party. Besides, how could you not have fun when you have a sister like mine? One more amazing memory of the time two sisters took out of their crazy lives to spend time together and just be.

Happy St. Pattie's Day!