I had to hide the stash of mini chocolate bars.
Backstory: I started buying those little Halloween candies a few months ago to give the kids in their lunch bags. Nut free ones like KitKat, Mars and Aero. I added some others with nuts for treats at home, like Snickers, Oh Henry and Reese cups.
I stored them in these giant plastic mixed-nuts containers from Costco and kept them on the counter next to the toaster.
Well that didn’t work for long because, teenagers. 😳
Continue reading Clandestine chocolate stash
Staying home? Beware of this:
Here’s a social distancing tip you may not have considered until you’ve spent at least 24 hours in lock-down in your own home.
Maintain a distance of 6 meters between you and:
- The fridge
- The kitchen cupboards
- The pantry
- The normal emergency food stash
- The apocalypse emergency stash
- The car emergency stash
- The kids school lunch snack stash
- The kids own secret candy stash
- The birdseed/pet kibble/dog treats stash…
Continue reading Staying home? Beware of this…
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So did everyone survive/enjoy Valentine’s Day?
Grandma here gifted the children with giant boxes of good-quality chocolate.
Continue reading Chocolate-less Valentine’s Day
I did something dumb yesterday.
Continue reading Sweet stupidity
So this morning, they left. Every single one of them! I had an empty house. 😀
Today was the first day of school for Canadian children.
The morning was kind of anti-climatic actually, which is a nice change of pace. Having gone through various forms of stress, anxiety or other associated emotions in the past, I didn’t really know what to expect today. Nice that it went relatively smoothly.
Continue reading Here we go again: back to school, and then there was chocolate
The desire to eat a piece of chocolate is overwhelming today.
To make matters worse, I have chocolate stashed all over the house.
Continue reading The enduring distraction that is chocolate