princess jenny

Do any of you have Royal Wedding plans? I certainly do, but nothing spectacular. I think I'll stay up tonight and watch it live. I'll bake/make a couple of things off of this site--a royal wedding-inspired menu by Epicurious.

Just last night I went into World Market to buy culinary lavender for my scones. When the clerk glanced down at my items, she said, "Ooh, are you having a royal wedding party?" All I could do was shrug, giggle and say, "Um, yes."

I feel kind of foolish about it, maybe a little girlish, too, but I just can't help it! Diana was married two days after my 7th birthday--the perfect age for a little girl to be enamored with princesses and weddings.

I remember it so vividly. We lived in San Francisco and watched it on T.V. the following morning. For months after, I played Diana. I took my Strawberry Shortcake bedspread, gathered it around my neck and walked down our stairs, pretending it was my wedding train trailing behind me. I played tennis outside pretending I was on my honeymoon. I'm not sure if she played tennis on her honeymoon, but apparently that's what I thought people did on their honeymoons. I called myself Princess Jenny.

My girls are 5 and I want them to have just as much fun with this as I did when I was a girl.

A friend of mine sent me the link to this site with lots of fun royal wedding ideas for kids. I adore these Princess Kate paper dolls with Disney princess outfits!

Do you have any royal wedding plans or are you thoroughly annoyed by all the hype?



~nanashouse~ said...

Such sweet happy memories from your childhood :-)
I can't get up that early and then function the rest of the day so lift a flute for me!

Katie said...

I will definitely be watching...the little girl in me cannot HELP it! The new princess shares my name! :)

emyann said...

You win cutest sister award. Hands down.

~nanashouse~ said...

The scone recipe is beyond good. I didn't use the lavendar but exchanged it for craisins. Moist and delicious...thank you!

Danielle said...

I didn't even know there was a wedding until I read this post yesterday! I watched some clips off youtube! My boys didn't care and my little princess isn't old enough to understand yet. Your funny! Everything looks nice and I'll be trying the scones!