Category Archives: Parties

Coco with Chimichanga Calaveras, Dia de los S’muertos & more!

After seeing the fantastic animated movie Coco last November in the theatre, we knew we would show it for our Cinema Brittahytta summer backyard movie night series finale! 18 of us enjoyed the movie, most of us for at least … Continue reading

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The Greatest Showman Singalong!

I was lucky enough to see Hugh Jackman singing & dancing live in his one-man show in San Francisco several years ago, so I knew he was much more entertaining than his Les Miz performance. When I saw the trailer … Continue reading

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first testing for Halloween 2018…

Our Halloween plans are still solidifying, but we do know that for 2018, the Webmistress returns, hosting a Victorian Halloween at Castle Brittahytta, and this year you’ll be able to see her conduct a seance with her crystal ball in … Continue reading

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Fireworks & Fun 2018

For 2018, a fun crowd of 18 including 2 kids enjoyed Fireworks & Fun for the Fourth, with some new guests and some new & relatively healthy menu items! Thanks to the City of Santa Clara for the show and … Continue reading

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The Incrediburgers and more!

On the ninth a cozy crew of nine started our summer movie season by catching up with The Incredibles before their long-awaited sequel arrived in theatres! We had a whole family of Incrediburgers on the grill including little Jack-Jack Sliders, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from our 8ft tall Olaf-Zilla!

We got lucky with a white Christmas at Grandma’s house in Seattle this year! Glen woke me up early Christmas morning with the video of “Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?” from Frozen, and it took a couple hours for … Continue reading

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The Diagon Alley Project in Seattle

We had heard about the neighborhood driveway Harry Potter “haunt” that went viral around the world, and that it was staying up through January. We ran out of time on our November weekend trip to Seattle, but we had some … Continue reading

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Holiday Happy Hour 2017

It’s an especially busy holiday season for us this year with wedding planning at the same time as party & singing season, but we still managed to decorate and have our annual Holiday Happy Hour party! 35 of us enjoyed … Continue reading

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The Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2017

Glen & I enjoyed our first visit to the Great Dickens Christmas Fair so much last year that we decided to make it an annual tradition! I had made his red vest for his Halloween vampire costume with the plan … Continue reading

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Halloweenwear 2017

Last year I thought I might finally have enough Halloween shirts, jewelry, and accessories that I might be able to wear a different outfit every day in October, even to work! This year I posted on Instagram and Facebook, plus … Continue reading

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