1.30.2010

3 things or so

following on the heels of yesterdays-well-commented-on post about food...food really does get folks chatting...although i need to add, i am attempting a budget but don't currently have one set in stone.
for dinner last night we had a variation of this fried rice recipe from the ny times...i say variation because i did not have ginger or leeks but used finely chopped carrot, celery, onion, garlic, spinach with a farm fresh egg on top.
super easy to make and a big hit with the family.
i am partial to fried eggs on pretty much anything.

amy krouse rosenthal of the beckoning of lovely fame, as well as one of the best children's literature author, has a new gig...a blog complete with assignments.

last night we watched "a christmas story" as a family...a first for the kids and a first for me....the kids went to bed nervous about bullies and confused as to why kids can walk to school without an adult.
i think the kids missed the point of the movie, it helps to look back on your childhood not to be in your childhood and hoping your mom will give you a nerf gun for christmas.
have your kids seen this movie? did they like it?

3 comments:

  1. every one in my family LOVES it! yes, even the nephews

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  2. not yet, but jack is only 4. since we can't watch a sweet verson of Peter Rabbit with pushing pause and talking about Mr. McGreggor, i think we are quite a few years off from Christmas story.
    glad you finally saw it!! so fun!

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  3. That is an annual holiday event for us. We took it up to my dad's this year and he seemed to enjoy it - spent most of the movie commenting on/reminiscing about all the old cars/household items, etc. Good times!

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