August 28, 2011

A Backyard Movie Night.

Candy and beer. That's what I had for dinner last night, which I think is totally reasonable on movie night. Nekos and a co-worker recently hatched this idea to screen Wet Hot American Summer in our backyard, and last night it all went down, along with the sun. (Have you heard of this movie? I hadn't. It's this hilarious, depraved comedy about the last day of summer camp in 1981, and it stars Janeane Garofolo, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, and a thousand other dudes and dudettes you know and love.) 

Before, during, and after, we sort of couldn't get over how fabulous it was to watch a movie under the stars with friends. This will definitely happen again soon--we're thinking Dazed and Confused next month and a horror flick (maybe The Shining?) for Halloween. Here are a few pics from our night:

Bowl and after bowl of popcorn.

Tessa taking in all of our guests. This kid loves having people over. 

Especially people like her friend Dylan Jane.

Lots and lots of candy. 

Movie got started at 8:30 p.m. after the kiddies were fast asleep. 

Everyone clapped at the end. 

And then we danced. 

Oh, and I made this S'mores popcorn, which was a big, gooey hit. (Recipe here). 

Hope you all have had great weekends!