Christmas with my family was great! As tradition holds, we went to the Four Seasons for a wonderful brunch. I got there before my parents and sister so they seated me and immediately offered me champagne. Gotta love a classy hotel!! Once my family got there, we hit the buffet. The buffet was quite extensive with a variety of salads, hot dishes, a carving station and in the center was a wonderful seafood station with shrimp, crab legs, bagel & lox, and some yummy sushi. Once we thought we were full, we headed to the dessert bar. Most everything was the same as years past and very rich but my sister and I discovered the strawberry & Grande Marnier tartlet. OH, SO YUMMY!!! I could have had those all afternoon!! While I was perusing the dessert bar, there was a cute little boy, about 4 years old, waiting with his family to be seated. While he waited, he looked over the dessert bar while I stood deciding what I was going to nibble on. He came over and his dad would pull him back to where they were waiting. This happened two more times and when he came over the final time, I offered him a blueberry off one of my desserts and he was happy. He went back to his family and they were seated. It’s amazing, the power of blueberries…. 😉
After our wonderful dining experience, we headed back to my parent’s house and hung out for a while. My sister went to visit some of her friends and my parents and I went to see The Queen. It’s about The Queen of England as she and her family experienced the death of Princess Diana in 1997. Of course, they discussed how the public and press depicted the Queen as being insensitive to the ordeal since Diana & Charles had divorced a year earlier. In this movie, you sepoite it all from the Queen and her family’s point of view. Excellent acting but I wish the storyline would have not centered around the Diana incident. I’m really starting to get upset by how the media won’t let her rest in peace. Anywho, it’s a good movie and if it’s playing in your town, you should try to see it. 4 out of 5 stars.