Friday night we had our much anticipated
This was the first Miyazaki movie our family
was introduced to when the girls were little.
Everyone loved the "soot sprites"
that Jenni made.
This is the brilliant animator from Japan
We are huge fans of his work
and have enjoyed several of his films
produced by his Studio Ghibli.
Amber made delicious fruit parfaits
with tiny Totoro umbrellas.
The children and even the grown-ups
had fun decorating character cookies.
Coral and Jewell made sure the children
had plenty of games to play.
And our hostess Court
"Pin Mei on Totoro" game.
On Saturday the fun continued
as we went to the movie theatre
to see the latest Studio Ghibli creation
The Secret World of Arriety
based on the children's book