Wednesday, October 15, 2008

One of those days

Today was one of those days where I needed to go get a Mountain Dew from the stash I have hidden behind a big bag of rice in the storage room. Officially, we don't believe in drinking anything with caffeine so I just don't let anyone know about it.
We had another bathroom incident with Alma today. We put the doorknob covers on the bathroom doors, but somebody forgot to close the door and he got in anyway. I will never understand this child's fascination with water. I found him in the bathroom splashing his hands in the toilet. When I got closer I saw that he had dumped a bunch of legos in the toilet and was stirring them around. At least he didn't flush them. I wonder if Lowe's sells anything I could install on the door that would make it close automatically.
I had a Primary presidency meeting today, and found out that the Jacobson family has decided to go out of town the this weekend and they are taking the kids with them which means that in the next few days we need to find replacements for their four children who all had some of the main speaking parts for the program. Now we're scrambling to find four kids who can take their parts.

This morning I started to make the potatoes that I've been promising to make for the last few days and realized that we were out of potatoes so after I picked up Jared from kindergarten, we went to Wal-Mart to do some shopping.
I need to apologize to anyone who was shopping at Wal-Mart today who might have been stuck inside while the store locked down due to the Code Adam.
Yes, my three year old snuck away from me somehow and we couldn't find him. We looked everywhere! We thought that he would be in the toy department for sure, but he wasn't there. A store employee finally located him inside one of the dressing rooms wearing a witch hat he picked up in the Halloween isle. I'm beginning to wonder if this kid can make himself invisible so he get away and hide without anyone seeing him.
During all of the ruckus, I forgot to buy potatoes but still managed to spend over $100.00.
I made a breakfast casserole for dinner, because it uses some of the same ingredients as the potatoes, except potatoes.
I had planned on posting the recipe, but the last Mountain Dew I drank has just worn off, and I'm really tired, so I'll post it tomorrow. I even got a few pictures that I can share if I can figure out how to get them on here.


Kristina P. said...

Did you use the Mountain Dew to make the potatoes? It's OK, as long as you don't tell anyone. What people don't know, won't hurt them.

That's what my brother said about the brownies he gave me one, when I was in high school.

Brittany said...

Do you have a good funeral potato recipe? I want to practice. Not for funerals, but for when I become crowned a full fledged LDS wife. I hope you'll do the honors.

(I'm going to make some peach jam next week, although I'll be using my breadmaker (it has a Jam Setting). Does that count as actually making it if your breadmaker does all the work?)

Jillene said...

Can't wait for the recipe!!

There is such a thing that you can buy that latches over the toilet so they can't get in. Or--you can be cleaver like me and put a belt around it--works just as good!!

Jen said...

Oh the woes of being Primary Prez and running the program! I so do not miss that. And good luck filling those parts.

I had my first code Adam at Wal-mart a few weeks ago with my four year old. I always wondered how long it would take me to panic, and now I know. About thirty seconds. Glad you found him safe and sound:)

Heidi Ashworth said...

We just had our primary program and boy, it sure is a lot of work, isn't it? Hang in there!