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Or not a relaxing day

By Tara Zandra | December 28, 2013

Just reread my Christmas post and it says that tomorrow (which is now two days ago) would be a relaxing day- ha! Chris and I were running all over the place and relaxing definitely did not happen. We had two returns, bought a new mattress, a stop at my mom’s, another stop, my in-laws’, and Target. That isn’t a super ton, but this was spread out over a giant circle which had us driving all over the place so when we got home I was D-O-N-E.

Yesterday we headed out to Hollywood to watch Frozen at the El Capitan. The last time we saw a movie there I said “Never again!” But I drive to Hollywood at least twice a month now and it’s fine. Plus Tabitha really wanted to go to the Disney Soda Shop. First of all, the soda shop is now Ghiradelli which is fine except we already have access to a Ghriadelli inside California Adventure so it’s not really a novelty to us. Also, there is a huge difference in driving to Hollywood and driving on Hollywood Blvd. Dear lord it was horrible and of course once you are out of the car it’s even worse. Between the crushing crowds and the ridiculous people dressed as characters, and let’s not forget the zealots chanting with bullhorns, well we’re back to “never again!”

But at least the movie was really wonderful. I had a few very minor issues with the storyline because it wasn’t logical, but I guess they blew their budget on the animation as opposed to the script. Plus I know this movie has had problems over the years. I will say though that sitting there watching a movie about two sisters with my two girls who are amazing sisters, it was a little emotional. I’m definitely getting Daisy an Anna costume and Tabs is willing for an Elsa costume (guess I’ll have to make it) but we’re unsure when it would be of use except maybe at the Disneyland Halloween party. But she usually wears her regular costume for that so we’ll see.

Anyway, the movie was 3D and the drive home was bad and the headache that ensued was not pleasant. I was nauseous, every sound was excruciating, and it felt like all my innards were doing their best to push their way out. Eventually the meds did their job but it all left me exhausted and I was falling asleep on the couch at 10:15 so gave up and went to bed. I feel good this morning though so let’s hope tonight I’ll be better company.

This winter scene was on both sides of the theatre. We were sitting in the balcony so it was easily seen.


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One Response to “Or not a relaxing day”

  1. Melyssa R Says:
    January 2nd, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    Brenna won’t see Frozen but I kept hearing how awesome it was, as in best Disney movie ever. Now your review isn’t quite as compelling. I will have to rent it when it comes out! LOL I remember Hollywood Blvd being so nuts! OMG! LOL B keeps saying she wants to go there someday but I told her she would probably be disappointed with the reality.