One of my main goals here at Home-Ec 101 is to help others realize that no one has it completely together. If from the outside they look as though everything is in order, chances are they have a fear that someone will find out they are hanging on by their fingernails? It’s ok that we put on our best for company, but there comes a time where we need to admit our shortcomings. It’s not a celebration of mediocrity, as I’ve heard it referred to, rather it’s a chance to laugh at ourselves.
The whole week has felt like a scramble to catch up, to what I don’t know. Remember last week’s roast turkey? My husband was at work, so I immediately packed the turkey away into the refrigerator and freezer. The kids and I had sandwiches (yes, turkey) and fruit for supper. . . several nights in a row. Even as much as I know that family dinners matter, when it’s just the kids and I, it can be very hard to summon the energy to get it all together.
Oh, and those candy corn votives? The kids saw Mr. Heather snacking from them, so they are now over the fireplace and I’ve had to pry kids off the mantle several times.
So, the Sunday confessional is now open. Let’s hear it, Home Eccers, did you have any disasters this week? None of us have it all together and there is a sense of camaraderie when we own up to our flubs.