Monday, June 11, 2007

my daughter is a bad infulence!

Aleena is like me. She loves to cook and experiment in the kitchen. That is also one way that she can show her love to her family...by making us something special. Last week I came home from work and she had made this pasta dish with a lemony olive oil sauce. It was quite interesting, and she had just made it up from the things she found in the kitchen. She was up to baking this afternoon so today's "something special" was problematic for mama.

Aleena was following a recipe in her junior cook book. She was to use cherry pie filling and refrigerated pie crusts to make little turnover things. They were very yummy...at least my 2 oldest boys thought so. And mama had a couple too many. uh-oh!

I should have been saving myself but I pigged out. Now I feel gross, but what can I do now other than beat myself up about it? And they were really yummy! LOL

I said I should have been saving myself...D told me over the weekend (or earlier maybe?) that he has found a little cabin for us to borrow for a couple of nights this week. It is our 15th wedding anniversary on Wednesday...and we will get to be ALONE in the mountains! YEAH!!!

I have no idea what we will be eating or how we will be spending our time. I probably should have saved a few flex points for that, huh? I ate them all this weekend so I'm just in trouble I guess. I will get by the best I can. And more than anything I will just enjoy this time away with my husband.

6 comments:

CaRoLyN said...

Don't beat yourself up over it!
Try to get in a 30 min walk or something today to help compensate, other than that, it's over, you've dealt with it, now move on!
I know how gross you can feel after a big splurge. But at the time, it just tastes SOO good!!!! Why do we always do that to ourselves?

Kate said...

Like Carolyn said, no sense beating yourself up over it, just move on. At least they were good right? Now take the baking cook book away from her! Haha.

As far as the time away with your husband, just enjoy your kid-free time away with the husband, and get back on track when you get home :)

jodi said...

i think its great that your daughter is taking an interest in cooking - i am so thankful my mom taught me how to cook, bake, and sew when i was younger... those cherry turnovers sound yummy! enjoy your cabin stay - take some walks and just have fun... start fresh when you get back, don't worry about it now - what's the point... :o)

2L said...

Aw~ Aleena is so cute!! You can't beat yourself up for eating your DAUGHTER's turnovers that's made with love. Happy Anniversary tomorrow! Have fun at the cabin. Be good now. ;)

Kathy said...

It sounds like you have a talented little cook there...she seems to have a feel for what goes well together. Take each day as it comes and focus on that great guy and not your weight for a few days...give yourself permission to eat an extra 5 or 10 points on those days and then turn to the vegetables next week. Have a great time.

Amber said...

Dont beat yourself up over it, its one day and one day wont hurt you but a month will!

Happy 15th anniversary hope you and hubby have a fabulous time!