Sunday, March 13, 2011
A is for Awesome Book Club Meeting
So aside from getting together to discuss the books (which we had all pretty much done two weeks prior when we saw each other at a Mary Kay party I had hosted), we also watched Easy A, a high school comedy that came out in 2010 that is extremely loosely based on The Scarlett Letter. And by "extremely loosely based" I mean, the main character, played by Emma Stone, is reading The Scarlett Letter in her English class, and by the middle of the movie she is wearing a red "A" on all of her clothes. She is ostracized by her peers, but not for the same reasons as Hester Prynne. The movie is cute, funny, a tad emotional, and definitely worth renting.
What is a get-together without some good food?!?! There weren't any good food or cultural themes in either book, so we made some comfort food. We started with red zucchini sauce and pasta, some of the most amazing homemade focaccia bread I have ever had, and finished with a beautiful red velvet cake! All in all, a great little Saturday with friends.