Monster Movie Marathon

Rachel,

I’m dedicating this post to you because you inspired me to make this movie marathon weekend. I still remember coming home from a tiring day of school to the most adorable card with a sombrero and a sparkly piñata saying “Mexican Themed Weekend!”. Last week, while I was missing you, I was inspired to host a Monster’s Inc. Marathon for Maddie and Megan with “monster pretzels” and “monster tea”. To be honest, I was pretty proud of myself for pulling it off just like I imagined! Friday, when we got home from school, Mom and Dad had already left for their Valentines stay at the Astor hotel. So I whipped up the giant soft pretzels while we watched ‘The Road to Eldorado’ in the kitchen. While the pretzel dough was rising we ate a quick dinner of ramen and fried rice. After the whirlwind of baking the pretzels we carried our warm crispy pretzels and giant Arizona tea upstairs to watch ‘Emperor’s New Groove’ and ‘Monster’s University’.

To be honest, I have just watched too many serious romance and action films lately, so it was really refreshing to see some light-hearted Disney movies! I know you have been having a difficult week, but I would encourage you to take a break, and just like you suggested to me – give yourself the chance to relax. I would totally recommend one of the following movies: ‘Frozen’ (adorable like ‘Tangled’), ‘Emperor’s New Groove’ (the oldy), or ‘Monster’s University’ (if you want to laugh).

Our Monster Movie Marathon was not complete without you – we all miss you so much!
Thanks for teaching me how to be a better older sister!
xoxo, Jessie

Monster Tickets
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Comments

  1. Aww Jessie, I loved this post!! I really really wish that I was there to share such a fun evening with you 3 :( I’ve been especially missing home today- feeling quite overwhelmed with life right now. My roommate’s Mom came to visit her this afternoon, and I can’t help but wish you too could come visit me on a whim one Sunday :( Have a wonderful week and continue to remain close with our wonderful Father in heaven.

  2. sandra burnett says:

    How special, just thought I’d drop in to see if there were any new post.
    I was blessed to see your “Monster/Pretzel” fun!
    Love and miss you all….

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