Saturday, April 5, 2008

Asian Night

It's tradition to have a "Girls Night Out" Saturday evenings during General Conference while the guys are at the Priesthood session. Katherine had a FANTASTIC idea to do and Asian themed party. We had it at our house.
Susannah and I went shopping at Earthbound Trading Company (one of my favorite stores) and found some lanterns to liven things up a bit.We had lots of friends come. Katherine's grandmother had a ton of Kimonos that she brought with her, so we all dressed up for the occasion.
Here I am in my kimono putting the finishing touches on the sweet and sour chicken.
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She even had some of those cool wooden flip flops that are tall. I tried them on and loved the sound they made so I had to take a video of it. I'm weird.We had asked everyone to bring an Asian dish and we ended up with a ton of food with lots of variety. I made sweet and sour chicken, Susannah made beef tomato, and Jen made Mongolian beef. There were various other things too. It was all delicious!Here's a picture of my very full plate. I even accidentally tried some rice pasta and shrimp concoction that Katherine made. I will confess that I didn't know there was shrimp in it, but I LIKED IT! WOW!The weather was beautiful so we ate out on the back porch. It was a great time.Susannah and Kim had a go at some arm wrestling. They're trying to make Sumo faces. Abraham showed up for some food after he finished working.

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I had to take some video of it. This was a very fun night. We finished things off with the movie "Anna and the King."

2 comments:

okbushmans said...

Susannah, you lasted much longer in the arm wrestle than Ryan would have. He would have been out in the first few seconds!

123checkoutthefamily said...

what a fun idea! Ya'll always do the cutest things! :)

I died laughing about the animal crackers and then I thought, "that would make a good April Fools joke."