We went round to some friends yesterday evening for a film and a take-away. We used to do it all the time before having kids but that all stopped as it's a logistical nightmare once you have kids.
Now that they're all that much older it's a lot easier. We took Kira and Rhian with us already in their pyjamas and they went straight to bed. We had a great Chinese meal and watched Shaun of the Dead on DVD and had a great evening. Just like old times. We all agreed we should do it more often. It's so easy to neglect your friends and take them for granted. We're also usually so tired that we don't feel like going out but it's worth making the effort.