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New Year's Eve 2009

I was the only one who had to work on New Year's Eve, but fortunately I was able to leave work a bit early and get home by 4pm. Corby fixed some hamburger sliders and cheese fries - YUMMY!

We told the boys there would be no video games after 7pm, so that's when our festivities began. After dinner, we dragged out some board games:

And opted to play Scattergories:

and then Millenium Monopoly:

AND HAD A BLAST. We laughed so hard playing Scattergories that it reminded me of when my family used to play it at get-togethers. Mom and Dad used to come up with some "unique" answers, and when Kaleb used "Tiberian Husky" for the letter T, with the question of something with a tail, we ROARED! Kaitlin ended up with the most points and the win.

Kaleb then proceeded to beat us at Monopoly. We finished playing games around 11pm, and watched a couple of old "Whose Line Is It Anyway" episodes with Drew Carey. And yes, us old folks made it to midnight!


Happy 2010 to all!


Lenore said…
Sounds like fun!

Daniel and I went to a dinner at his brother Steffen's with his brother Carl. At midnight we went up to the roof with Daniel's father and other brother Frederick and watched the fireworks!
Linda said…
Cinnamon is scared to death of fireworks, so she came in around 11pm. There weren't really any pretty ones, just noisy ones. Sounds like you had fun! Happy New Year!

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