OH WINTER, LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO!

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Posted in OH &^%$!!, Random Rage, Suburban Madness, Things that make you go....awwww, Uncategorized, Yo! It's a girl thing! | Posted on 30-01-2013

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I hope everyone is enjoying winter—especially all of you who live in warmer climes you lucky bastards. No hard feelings! Even 4 year old is over it. He asked me “When can we see the grass again?” on the way to school the other day. What a sad sight—him gazing out the window like he was missing a friend. “I dun like the cold!” That’s mah boy!

 

I WILL ADMIT *GRUMBLEGRUMBLE* IT CAN BE GORGEOUS. WHEN I'M NOT SKIDDING, FALLING ON MY ARSE, OR FEELING MY EXTREMITIES GO NUMB. I AM SUCH A GLASS HALF FULL PERSON! *PATS SELF ON FLEECE CLAD FREEZING COLD BACK

I’m getting to the point now that after a few weeks of zero-ish temps, and all of us being cooped up inside like mad science experiments, that in addition to buying stranger’s furniture on Craigslist and covering it in Boca Raton-esque fabric, I’ve taken to asking random, warm climate people on social media if they’ll adopt a 39 year old muffin top. That’s not weird right? It’s….social. What? I said I’d bring drinks and party snacks–I’m no free loader. My hubs is apparently not into me running away from home to become a carnie or shack up with internet strangers. Buzzkill. Instead, he had me scouring the internet for cheap flights to Florida. I said, “We didn’t budget for this!” with the faux indignation of an English major, and he said, “Sell your body on the corner!” (I’m kidding! Don’t worry—I am not dropping my Merona drawers—that would clearly get us nowhere.) Btw, is anyone skeered ┬áthe English major is the one talking budgets in this joint? I’m just saying, a few misplaced decimal points could have me bagging groceries at Market Bucket when I’m 80. I need to look into that. As soon as I get back from my budget trip to Flerida in April.

I'M A BUDGET HAWK. SEE? STORE CEREAL.

Of course the store cereal was met with hisses and boos this morning. “Where is Tony the Tiger?!” to which I responded, “Shut up, hubs. The $2 I saved is gonna get me a 1/3 of a beer in Flo-rida!”

Damn right.

In a high fallutin twist, I did make a coffee cake  this morning(Pillsbury. FANCCCAAAY!) which thoroughly confused my ingrate kids more than the absence of Tony the tiger.

4 yo: What’s that?
5 yo: Coffee cake.
4 yo: Is it spicy?
5 yo: (With utter disdain…) NO! It’s doesn’t HAVE coffee in it!
4 yo: Well what’s in it then?
5 yo: CAKE! Cake is in it!
4 yo: I dun like it. (Didn’t even try it.)
5 yo, half way through his piece: I don’t like this cake. It’s gross.

Mature Adult aka ME: It is NOT! Eat your fake Frosted Flakes!

But not even old man winter or the biting culinary reviews of preschoolers can cut down the spring in mah boots. Because you see, I’m so loving, I get hawt emails from my hubs. Last night he was putting the kids to bed and shocker! Must have left our tv on (pertinent to the story!) which led him to email me from upstairs. (I know, let that one sink for a while. He emailed me from within the house.) The title said, “HOT BOOTIES” and the inside of the email was blank.

What the? *Blinks* I didn’t know we had THOSE channels!

I emailed back—from all the way downstairs, “I have no idea what to say right now.”

He wrote, “Google them.”

Oh ladies! The romance is ALIVE! Keep your roses on V Day and rock my world with MICROWAVEABLE SLIPPERS!!!!!! and a 30 pack, jack! Every kiss does NOT begin with Kay–it begins with Mama having warm feet!!!!

I present, “Hot Booties!” (What are you waiting for? Prepare to have your mind blown. Click it! Wait. This is not what it looks like. I swear!)

OMG, THEY ARE EVEN ON SALE! SHAZAM!!!

Who needs ya’ now, Flerida!!!!!!!!!

 

 

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If they are buy one get one free, I’d like a pink pair. Please.

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I would just like to point out, my MTM, that the Hot Booties are available where, on the link you posted on FB?
Walmart.
Come…join me on the Dark Side, BDB. Wear your finest pajama bottoms.

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@CARRIE, I’ll trade you for a Buddha butter!

@Dawn NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. Don’t make me. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. *runs and hides

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OMG – my husband will thank you for finding these. No more cold feet snuggling up at bedtime trying to warm up! Hmmm. Is it too early to shop for next Christmas?

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You know @Kathie, here I am thinking hubs was being so thoughtful but you just cracked the code—the slippers were to benefit him from my arctic feet!!! Btw, I tried to email you back last month but it got kicked back—my mom loved seeing the card of your girls! :)

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With this post will come revolution in my hardwood household – amazing find, MTM! Your man rocks. It’s a win-win, as far as I’m concerned – which makes them a perfect “For Both Of Us” V-Day gift.

I’ll make him wear the pink ones. :D

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It was a score for the hubs, @Kana! Thanks for stopping by! :)

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You always bring a whole lotta funny to twitter. Oh, and practical advice too…but, more funny!

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@OTG, thanks! And you know you want those!!!!! ;)

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LOL. The funniest part of your post was the fact that your husband and you communicate via email. My husband and I got such a kick out of that. Been there. Done that. Must be the plight of a writer and non-writer spouse.

Like the hot booties…have to google them now. I’m off to Key West–in my fantasies. :)

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@Jolyse, I know it, huh? I”m really starting to think we do it sometimes bc if we don’t shoot the email/text, we’ll forget to tell the other one what we were thinking. Ugh, old age is coming—thank God for technology! I was about to be all GOOD FOR YOU on Key West til I figured out you were kiddin’! :) Maybe soon!!!

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