This is the metaphorical picture of my summertime life. Except the pig actually gets to lie down.
Whoever wrote that song that goes, “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy,” obviously didn’t have five children. I have never felt so busy in my life. I got so behind on grocery shopping that breakfast today was chocolate chip cookies and juice boxes. No joke. Oh wait! One lucky child did get to toast a random loose waffle that had tumbled to the bottom of the freezer. Score!
Today I sucked it up and got all of my groceries at once which is awesome - mostly because nothing gives me a better high than spending $300 on 20 plastic shopping bags of food that I know will disappear in approximately 72 hours. (more…)