Monday, March 17, 2008

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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It was a great weekend! Mostly because we were all together for the first time in awhile. And also because it was jam packed with fun stuff.

On Saturday we hit the matinee of
Horton Hears a Who. The kids loved it. And it was especially fun because we know two of the animators that worked on the movie. (Blue Sky Studios, the company behind Horton and Robots and Ice Age, is based here in New York, very close to where we live.)

Saturday night was the Pinewood Derby. More on that later.

Sunday we wore green, ate green food at a church get together and then went to the Josh & Erin's for a traditional St. Patrick's Day feast. Corned beef, cabbage and lots of root vegetables (potatoes, beets, parsnips, carrots, and one other one I'm forgetting). Plus no less than 3 desserts. So yummy. I had seconds. And thirds. If you ever get the chance to live near Josh and Erin I highly recommend it.

We're all wearing green today and wishing good luck to all we meet. Including you.

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Blogger Sarah said...

My culinary goal for today is to make a reuben sandwich. They had samples of them at my grocery store, and I'm not a big fan of ANY of the ingredients...but altogether, it was magic.

Happy St. Patty's day to you too!

Monday, March 17, 2008 at 12:25:00 PM EDT  
Blogger sara said...

stoked that the linger longer got a shout out on the blog!!! you and ben (and your kiddos) were so awesome to help out so much, and stay to the bitter end.

you guys rule.

Monday, March 17, 2008 at 6:45:00 PM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a question, not a comment. How do you manage 5 kids and I seem to just barely make it some days with my one, one husband and long 11 hour day... VA mom

Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 8:49:00 AM EDT  

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