And now... as we do each year - some of our favorites from this year... or what we can vaguely recall from this year...
Dauntless Daughter, age 4
movie: Tangled and Mickey Saves Santa
tv show: Ni Hao Kai-Lan
game: Not Monopoly!!! (because AGG always wins) I like Candy Land
song: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on the piano
What makes you laugh? Tickling!
What do you want to be when you grow up? A princess.
Avant Garde Gal, age 6
movie: Horton Hears a Who! and The Grinch that Stole Christmas (original cartoon, true to Dr. Seuss)
tv show: Olivia
food: tap silog
book: Charlie and Lola
song: Away in a Manger on the piano
What makes you laugh? people making funny faces
What do you want to be when you grow up? A mommy
Queen Scarlett, age 33
color: anything bright and bold - mostly burgundy
movie: 500 Days of Summer
tv show: The Good Wife
food: chocolate croissant, ethnic and Ina Garten (not to eat...to eat with)
game: Taboo, Catchphrase
book: The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole Mones
song: Buble’s I just haven’t met you yet - it’s my ring tone
What makes you laugh? Clever, witty turns of phrase, and kid’s silly antics
What do you want to be when you grow up? a published author, or a maybe a grown-up...one day.
Phantom, age 36
movie: Saving Private Ryan
tv show: San Jose Sharks hockey
food: yummy food
book: Les Miserables
song: U2's One
What makes you laugh? DD and AGG
What do you want to be when you grow up? A Princess. Kidding. A Daddy. (DD whispers... "A Grandpa")
Wishing you a belly full of yummy food, a home filled with cozy warmth, banter with the people you love most, and hope in the bleakest cold of winter.
Oh, and plenty, bucket-loads, semi-trucks full of laughter.