There were lots of food yesterday. The grasshopper pie wasn't a disaster, lol. It was just one of the many desserts available yesterday (no wonder Mariqueños are known to be courted by diabetes all their lives, and oh, many sadly succumb - we just can't quit sugar, tsk tsk). Anyway, it was my mom's birthday, but somehow Marguerite ended up with a couple of gifts herself. One was this hula ensemble from my mom's cousin Tita Cora (just one of the multiple Tita Coras I have, lol):
Marguerite wore it the entire time we were there. She danced to our shameless mangling of "Pearly Shells", "Tiny Bubbles", "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua Hawaii", and even "Mele Kalikimaka" (Hawaiian Christmas song). Actually, she danced to everything. Chip and I, being proud Gleeks, naturally launched into our Glee repertoire and, yeah, Marguerite danced away. Anyway, she also got a Toys R Us gift certificate from dad, mom, and Chip (thanks!). I guess it was also a happy day even for the non-birthday girl, lol.