Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Day 193 or Recipe for Disaster

Looking for a a special recipe to reek havoc on your family life, stain your carpet, and create at least two new wrinkles. Well,then you have come to the right place.

1 cup of children off their schedule after a weekend at grandmas
2 cups of Daddy out for the evening
1 TBSP of Mommy with a head cold
Sprinkle in spaghetti for flavor

Stir together until Mommy is screaming, son is crying from another room, and toddler daughter is looking bemused. Carpet should begin to develop an orange-red color that seems to spread and darken in direct correlation to your efforts to remove it. Bake until Mommy's hair looks like she had married Frankenstein, son is now wailing, and daughter is still bemused.

Let cool for 15 minutes.

For best results, then resume nighttime activities. Put on PJs, read stories, and give cuddles. Continue until son turns your face to his and says, "I love you, Mommy. We forgot to say that."

14 comments:

Messy Mommy said...

love it!

mama-face said...

ha. I love the huge portion of Dad out for the evening. It really adds to the evening madness to have your helpmate away.

How often we all forget to say I love you. What a sweetie.

Nancy C said...

We really are living parallel lives. WOW.

Frau said...

Now that and a bottle of wine and the end result is a great meal! Hope you feel better.

Sonya said...

Aaww..I hope u feel better soon..I just love your style of writing.

When did I become my Mom said...

Well isn't that an ending fit for a bedtime story... You gotta love the little monsters. :-)

JoeyRes said...

Those grandparents just can't keep them on their schedule. They even mess up my dog!

Joanna Jenkins said...

Awwww, how wonderful is that :-)
Thanks for sharing.
xo

....Petty Witter said...

Aah but what wonderful results.

chitra said...

Very true with mothers having young kids and the last sentence makes the mommy feel great:)

Tiffany said...

So clever and the last part made me say "Awww!!!"

Unknown Mami said...

All's well that ends well.

Betty Manousos:cutand-dry.blogspot.com said...

I love that recie-disaster!
Betty xx

Tired Mom T├ęsa said...

We've had those kinds of nights here too. Glad you put a comical spin on it and it ended up so sweetly. Those are the best four words in the world, aren't they? They can make anything better.

Hope you're feeling better.