Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Valentine's Day

I hope you all had a nice day. I spent the first part of my morning trying to finish up Sissy's Valentine's cards for her classmates (I'm a slacker, ok?).

Then I had to get myself ready to get to the grocery. I told the homeroom mom I'd bring a veggie tray, dip, cubed cheese and pepperonis. I wanted the stuff to be fresh, so I shopped about 2 hours before the big Kindergarten Valentine's party.

I gathered up all my sooplies, including extra disposable forks, spoons and a knife. People always forget the serving utensils. Plus, I threw in my pack of bendy straws, because, come on! What child does not love a bendy straw? If the children can only have bottled water (under the Federal Child Nutrition guidelines), they deserve a fun straw.

Even if all I drink during the day is water myself, I know it's not every 5 or 6 year olds' choice of beverage. Sissy loves water and often tries to appropriate my cup for herself, but Buddy has never been big on drinking, I know, some of them will be fine. Others would think, "Yuck!", but add in a bendy straw and it's a liquid partay!

The kids' all seemed to have a great time and enjoyed all their cards from the class. I was exhausted by the end of the hour. I'm too old to be catering to the needy wee ones, but I did have fun. And, I was able to munch on things that fell of the trays.

I'd say, "Oh no, a casualty! I should eat this." I wouldn't eat anything off the floor, but on the food serving table, I was like, "Five seconds rule!"

I hope all my hooligans had a fun day as well. Same bat time, same bat channel tomorrow! :-)



  1. We keep a supply of bendy straws on the counter at all times. Little things make us happy. Sounds like a great party!