We had planned on having a movie night last night. But we grabbed a quick dinner and ended up spending more time at the store (had to get dog food and other things) than intended so it was 7:30 when we got home. Bedtime starts at 7 in our house.
So I scrapped the movie plan. Not wanting to disappoint the kids, I came up with a quick alternate plan for movie night...
As soon as we get up, we will put the movie on. Mommy will make a special breakfast, too! It'll be better than popcorn and better than watching it while tired!
So this morning, we're watching Despicable Me. I've got cinnamon rolls and apple turnovers in the oven (Pillsbury is not sponsoring this post- but I'm very grateful to them for their products today). We have bagels and cream cheese ready. I've got a new box of honey nut cheerios. Jeff set up pillows and blankets on the floor and the kids are armed with a variety of stuffed animals.
In about 5 minutes, our goodies will come out of the oven (it smells awesome in here). In an hour or so, the movie will be over and we will get dressed and start our day. For now, the kids are excited about special breakfast treats, Jeff and I get slow time to get fully awake and moving, and I have to admit that I'm looking forward to the goodies in the oven, too!
I'm liking this new way of watching a movie...