Sunday, August 2, 2009

Beauty and the Beast

I can't believe we showed our 10th backyard movie of the summer on Friday! We planned a "girl" movie since Chasen was away at Boy Scout camp. I remember going to see Beauty and the Beast in the theater by myself back in October 1991 (before hubby & kids). It was Disney's big princess fairytale comeback. They used computers to do some of the animation- a very new concept at the time! One of my neighbors was an animator on the film.
For the s'mores, I bought strawberry marshmallows for a girly twist. My friend Marina brought beautiful mini chocolate cupcakes. Half of them had fresh raspberries! That morning, I walked by my kitchen counter and smelled the peaches I let ripen. I knew they were ready to be made into peach cobbler, so I served that at the movie as well. Strawberry Kiwi sweet tea quenched our thirst. I had a rose left over from my Mad Hatter party and tied it with invisible thread inside my large cloche. This was the "Enchanted Rose" of the Beast. It looked great in the candlelight.

One of my friends from high school, Sarah, saw my post on Facebook inviting everyone to my movie and decided to bring her daughter, Elise, for a "Girls Night Out". Elise has 2 older brothers just like Sheridan. Sometimes it's hard to get special girl time with mom.
The raffle was a big hit again and we have collected a lot of food for the Hunger Defense Fund. 2 more movies and we will make the big delivery!

13 comments:

justfineinflipflops said...

Love, love, love the enchanted rose! That is awesome and such a cool idea. I could have used the pink marshmallows at my shower this weekend! I'll keep that in mind for my next girlie party. Thanks for the post.

Polka Dot Moon said...

The Enchanted Rose is just that! You are SO, SO clever and creative!!

Fabulous ideas as always :)

lisalyn said...

What a great idea. Very creative and what a fun girls night!

Susan Crabtree said...

love the enchanted rose-brillant!

Sugar & Spice Event Design said...

This party looks like a real hit~

Heather said...

I LOVE that enchanted rose idea. Everything looks lovely, as always.

;-)

Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

How fun! I love the rose idea!! You are so creative!

Enchanted Expectations said...

This was very cute!

Enchanted Expectations said...

This was very cute

dana said...

I just discovered the pink and chocolate marshmallows...love the way you put the pink ones to use. What fun to have a girls movie night...I know it was a big hit. L, Dana

Heather - CROQZine.com - Dollarstorecrafts.com said...

I love the Enchanted Rose & the pink marshmallows are such a great little touch. Good job! :)

Raymie Lynn said...

how do i do that? i want a belle themed wedding. and i wanted to know what kind of glass that is

Donna @ Party Wishes said...

The glass cloche is a antique from a farm in Indiana that I got at the Rose Bowl Swap Meet.