A bubble machine that actually works! This was perfect, because the kids absolutely love bubbles (as you can see), but S. doesn't quite have the hang of blowing them. This lets the rest of us off the hook - we can just sit back and watch now:)
Chicken, because people are chicken around ghosts
marinated in blood (or a raspberry walnut vinaigrette, whichever is handiest)
Marshmallow Man fruit salad, and for dessert,
The Marshmallow Man salad was well-received.
even by M., who hates two of the five ingredients!
We followed, of course, with the movie, which some of us know by heart - good thing, because I fell asleep towards the end. I can't even tell you which part I missed, because I have seen it so many times, nothing seemed to be missing.
Another option I considered for dinner was spider dogs, which we had for lunch the next day instead:
Totally stolen off the internet. Just poke dry spaghetti noodles through chunks of hot dog, and boil.
So, back to the movie. Ghostbusters has a million one-liners that are instantly recognizeable, such as:
"Listen - do you smell something?" or
"Back off, man - I'm a scientist!"
How many lines can you remember, without cheating and Googling? And is the song stuck in your head yet? (It is now, isn't it?)