I have to admit I made fun of McKenzie for being so into the book, she actually had "friendships" with the characters ~ well I always try to apologize when I'm wrong, so here it is for everyone to see ~ I'm sorry McKenzie ~ They're my friends too now.
She had asked me repeatedly to read the book, I really had no desire ~ Vampires Really!
Well I thought it would be a good thing for us to have in common and with the movie coming out I finally gave in and settled in to read Twilight...three days later New Moon...then I was onto Eclipse...and finally Breaking Dawn.
I finished it last night and I have to say it was all consuming for the past 3 weeks. With the exception of things on my "must do to survive" list reading the books is all I have done for 2 1/2 weeks. I do have to say I love Edward and Jacob is a close second.
As Chris and I kiss and receive the normal 'Seriously guys that's gross' comments from McKenzie I now simply tell her "Honey, Daddy is MY EDWARD"! That has shut her up a little but I think my growing need to play Vampire will soon revert her back to complete denial that we ~ Oh the horror her Mom & Dad~ actually do love each other "that way".
If you haven't read the book you really must! It is the most romantic, passionate, powerful love story I have ever read and it is told in a way that my daughter read it without me being embarrassed. It is a simple and pure love story and if you can get past the science fiction of the whole Vampire thing it really is one of the best books I have ever read! Oh trust me Edward will convince you that Vampires do need to exist!
The movie came out Friday and we, McKenzie, Natalie and I were there. We got there one hour early and there where about 75 people in front of us. The line for the next show was already forming before we were even let in. The theater was full of screaming 14 year olds with a few seats being taken by Moms, Grandmas and even a Dad or two. I will have to see it again since every minute there were 150 girls screaming at the top of their lungs, it was as if we were in the middle of a Beetles concert...really it was crazy!
Lots of fun!!! Here are a few pictures of our night.
I ordered shirts for the movie, I was looking for a Twilight Mom shirt never thinking I would find one but look what I found and there were tons more! I bought shirts for all of us, we looked...ready for the movie.
We went for dinner at Cheesecake Factory before the movie. I thought McKenzie was going to tackle our poor waitress when she didn't bring the bill fast enough.Me and my beautiful Edward obsessed daughter!