While we were wandering through the Mission last month, my friend Sarah spotted a Super Mario pinata in a shop’s window.
It was just the seed I needed to declare that we would have a Super Mario themed party for Will’s upcoming birthday. Will, after all, loves nothing if not Super Mario, and how much fun we would have with our two televisions and two Super Nintendos–we could play in two rooms!!
I started hunting for Mario t-shirts to dress our two mannequins in.
I planned the menu: stuffed mushrooms and sugar cookies in the shape of feathers and flowers–the magical items that Mario eats to survive, spit fire balls and fly. We would have a lot of pasta because Mario and Luigi are Italian. And salad too, because that would make it a balanced meal. Continue Reading