Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Creative Dining


Around about this time a friend of mine presented me with a gift. A much needed reminder that everything in life doesn't need to be complected all the time. ' Once a week, Emily', she said. Coles organic baked beans now sit amongst the other cans in my pantry waiting to be devoured... with... a potato masher (okay, so everything does need to be complected all the time). 






 

Good work Zephie, you creative genius, and thanks life saver Eliza!

13 comments:

  1. Oh man I thought you were going to mix them with mashed potato and I was thinking, "She's onto something!"

    But Zephie - Is there anything better than eating with a large, slotted spoon too big for your wee little mouth? Not really!

    Lacey hasn't even tried a baked bean before. I really need to get crack-a-lacking. x

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  2. I love your friend's wisdom! I had to stop myself recently and decide three things that would make my day easier- I came up with a lunch order for the big boy, an easy dinner (spaghetti on toast!) and using disposable nappies. I've given up feeling guilty about these salvations, and now I pick a day a week for a mini RDO!

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  3. Ooh yes! They are a saving grace in our family - sometimes for breakfast, or lunch, or dinner - luckily my kids love them! Plus they're better for them than other quick meals, so I don't feel guilty when I just can't get myself together to cook a 'gourmet' meal for them.

    Never thought of giving them a potato masher though - they just choose the biggest spoons they can find in the drawer (plastic) and off they go - so I guess thats similar? Thankfully our dining room is tiled and our chairs plain timber, so I can easily clean up any mess afterwards. :)

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  4. Good lord that looks as though it's going to be messy. Kellie xx

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  5. Snap, here too. Love how you have the foresight to do it shirtless.

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  6. we had baked beans for dinner last night too. not with a potato masher though, might have to try that one! xx

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  7. Yes as mothers we seem to be drawn to make our lives complicated. My husband is often telling me to ease it up and etc etc and so forth. I wished I took his advise. Even after 12 years he still tells me it is okay to do less.

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  8. haha reminds me of my sister. she used to eat ice cream with a fork if all the spoons were dirty... she'd be too lazy to wash one up. Same applied to glassware, I'd often catch her drinking diet coke out of a champagne flute (only thing clean). x

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  9. Ingenius....and what fun, though I can imagine the mess it would make :)

    x

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  10. He looks like he's having fun... grubby grubby fun! Jx

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  11. ahh wise words from that eliza. Baked beans is way better than our choice... pasta and cheese! Inda goes nuts for it xx

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  12. I do love the masher .... makes it so much easier to throw it around the house!! Such a funny little dude!!

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  13. Yes as mothers we seem to be drawn to make our lives complicated. My husband is often telling me to ease it up and etc etc and so forth. I wished I took his advise. Even after 12 years he still tells me it is okay to do less.

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Thanks so much for your words of encouragement, advice and solidarity.

xo em