Do you ever have those kind of days. You know what I am talking about. The kind of day where you are ready to snap. It probably won't take much more than dropping a napkin on the floor to set you on a crazy spree.
The kind of day that starts out okay, but then you get home from taking your kids to preschool and find that the dog you have no patience for has chewed the antenna balls off the lady bugs you just made and placed in the garden. Then you realize that your entire garden has been trampled over the winter and there is absolutely no reason to worry about it this spring, since it will just just trashed. And then more things get piled on you from there and the deep buried crazy side begins to creep closer and closer to the surface.
I had my little break down that evening. I got it out, I buried my crazy side back down where it belongs. Which is good. Because if what happened to dinner the next night had happened that night, the crazy would have come out in full force. I bet you are thinking, you burned it? No. You left out an important ingredient? No, I do that a lot, in fact I do it a lot at cooking shows!
The girls had been playing outside all day. Dirty would be an understatement. Hubby wasn't coming home for dinner, he was taking some big wig guys to dinner. So I brought the girls in to bathe and started dinner at the same time. I had water beginning to boil while they played in the tub. When the water started to boil, I put in the noodles, grabbed the timer and went to the bathroom with 8 minutes to clean the girls. Success. With a minute to spare.
I opened the cans I needed for tuna noodle casserole. I mixed them in the corning ware, I added the noodles. I had even remembered to preheat the oven! So as the girls run around naked, I walk to the oven to put in dinner and....