Or in other words, season finale! Although we weren’t planning to have a season at all, and we probably aren’t going to do this again.
This particular movie was fun to make. As a family, we children had been kicking around the idea of doing a twist on the traditional Three Little Pigs story, but we hadn’t been able to figure out exactly what we should do or how we should go about it. But since I wanted a nice wrap-up to these recipe videos, and since everyone wanted to make another family movie (it’s becoming a tradition around here), we decided we’d give this a go.
It took a lot of work, much more than any of us ever imagined at first, but I think it’s ended up worth it. They still enjoy watching it, which means it can’t be too bad!
As my brothers and I were planning the movie—figuring out which part each of us would play, deciding on the final plot, etc, one thing I wanted was to make sure we were all in it somewhere. With eight children in the family, that has the potential to be difficult to do! However, we all have an appearance somewhere, and even little sister managed to get in—she was playing on the floor for 2-3 seconds in one scene.
This is by no means a professional movie, but I hope you enjoy it at least as much as we did creating it and watching it together!
There is a short recipe in the video, showing you how to make ants on a log if you didn’t already know:
Take prewashed slices of celery, liberally spread with peanut butter, and put raisins on top for the “ants”. This makes a quick, easy, yet deliciously healthy snack!
Have you ever been an actor in a video? If not, have you ever wanted to?
(Depending on your answer, I have an idea for another post about how we make movies and some things we’ve learned along the way!)