Guppy volunteered to make her mother breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day. It’ll be easy, she figured. She had gotten a pancake mix from her most recent Foodstirs box, and she would just make that. Easy, peasy, and I would only need to help a little bit, making her mother’s tea and supervising. Maybe I would have to keep Minnow out of her way. She was going to make breakfast for her mother.
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.
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I love OXO stuff. They make some really high quality tools, including their measuring cups. We have a 2 cup one that, I’ll concede, had seen better days, until Minnow got to it. Now it’s done. Continue reading Minnow vs the Measuring Cup
Be very careful what you say when picking your daughter up from her girl scout troop. I learned this lesson when I accidentally volunteered us to cook a dessert for tonight’s “World Thinking Day,” when several girl scout troops get together. Each troop represents a different country and they do various things. Our troop has United Kingdom. We thought about making spotted dick, or treacle, or haggis. In the end, we made English Toffee. Continue reading Cooking British Dessert
Whenever we go out to dinner, we get a kid’s menu for Guppy. It looks the same no matter where we go. Italian, seafood, Mexican, it really doesn’t matter. Chicken nuggets, hot dog, spaghetti and meatballs. Mac and cheese. Ad nauseum. Why does kid’s food have to be so dull? Continue reading Forget the Kiddy Food
I got to the office early on Thursday. Like, 6:30 AM early. Why so early? Because shortly before that, I dropped everyone else off at the airport and it was easier to go in and leave early than to go home where I might get, at best, another half hour of sleep. So I went in. And then, I came home, and started my BACHELOR WEEKEND! Continue reading Bachelor Weekend