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Young Frankenstein for 10 Years of Cinema Brittahytta!

We opened our 10th summer backyard movie season with the first movie ever shown at Cinema Brittahytta…Young Frankenstein! Most of us had seen it before, but little Ellie had a ball viewing it for her first time, at the same … Continue reading

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Fireworks & Fun 2016

We had another year of fantastic Fireworks & Fun for the Fourth of July! The parking shuttle service was used for the first time ever, and 24 of us enjoyed a warm afternoon but a chilly evening with barbecue, snow … Continue reading

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Cinema Brittahytta Season Premiere – 50 Years of Star Trek

This weekend 18 of us celebrated 50 Years of Star Trek as the Cinema Brittahytta Season Premiere…as Jen said in her RSVP, “Yay, it’s officially summer!” Since it was so hot, I wore my Classic Trek lieutenant’s uniform I made … Continue reading

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The Hills are Alive with a Birthday Cinema Brittahytta!

My summer movie nights are good chances to view old favorites again, and 2015 is the 50th anniversary of a true classic…The Sound of Music! I invited my friends to sing along to help me celebrate my birthday weekend with … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fireworks & Fun for ’15!

Another year of fantastic free fireworks from Santa Clara so I had another fabulous Fourth…hooray! I love living one block away from the park with such a great fireworks view from my backyard! This year was the smallest fireworks party … Continue reading

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Star-Spangled S’mores

  My new fun food for my fireworks party this year was a last-minute brainstorm after we had so much fun roasting marshmallows at my Frozen party the week before. The giant marshmallows are a lot fun, but they are … Continue reading

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Finally More Fireworks and Fun for ’14!

Sadly the city had stopped their fireworks show for several years due to budget concerns, so I had to find other fireworks to attend instead of hosting my party, but finally in 2014 I could host again…hooray! What was only … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Movie Night

The Cinema Brittahytta summer season premiere this weekend was the 50th anniversary of Mary Poppins! 14 people and one cute doggie enjoyed the movie, even though the evening got a bit chillier than some expected. Maybe I need to get … Continue reading

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Oz the Great and Powerful

This summer has already been so busy that I’m almost 3 weeks behind telling you about the Cinema Brittahytta Season Premiere! I loved the new Disney movie from March, Oz the Great and Powerful, so I was very pleased it … Continue reading

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the end of summer… aka Fun with Homemade Marshmallows

Cinema Brittahytta did not end with my Oz birthday…there was still a whole month of summer left, even though this year the weather was so cool it didn’t really feel like it! 🙂 I knew I wanted to show a … Continue reading

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