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Monday, March 26, 2007

And it was such a nice day...

We had a great morning. The kids were finally starting to feel better from their virus and we had a lot of fun playing.

Nap time was peaceful.

And then Luke woke up screaming and clutching his head.

Tylenol and a lot of very awkward cuddles (Audrey also woke up and was ready to nurse at the same time) finally got him to stop crying, but he remained pretty fussy.

I finally got Audrey fed and Luke and Chloe settled with crafts, and started dinner. I got my onions sauteeing on medium-high heat and then Audrey started screaming, and was ready for her evening nap.

The phone rang as I got her ready to sleep. It was my husbad saying he'd be home late.

As I was talking to him on the phone and jiggling Audrey so she wouldn't scream, I noticed that Luke was coloring on his plastic elephant.

With marker.

And my onions were burning.

Onions off the heat, elephant in the sink, Luke to his room for a time out, Audrey in a rocker.

The onions barely survived, so I got the soup quickly into the food processor.

And pressed on.

And had mashed potatoes and broth EVERYWHERE.

It flew out the top and leaked out of the bottom.

And of course it was on the counter opposite the sink, so I had to carry it across the kitchen to clean up.

There are a whole lot places for mashed potatoes to get stuck in a food processor.

When my husband gets home, I'm going to Panera Bread.

Alone.

6 comments:

Nancy said...

I found your blog thru OrgJunkie's MPM page. I am so sorry about your evening!! Enjoy Panera and your alone time. It sounds like you really deserve it.
-Nancy

Michelle said...

Sounds jsut like a Monday! I've see the Panera Bread but I dont know what it is. Guess Im gonna have to check it out!

kissesfromheaven said...

Oh, my....I remember those days! This is just a season, breathe deeply, find some time sitting on Jesus lap....and Praise God for Panera Bread! Blessings.

Lori said...

Oh my goodness, you really had a rough one, didn't you? I hope you made it to Panera and got to relax!

Bethany said...

Sorry you had a bad day. :(

Hope it's better now!

Sheree said...

what a day! I'm amazed you found time to blog! hugs~