“Don’t even look at it” I say, “I can make it at home cheaper”
And the next week, it’s the same stinkin’ story…. only maybe this time I’ll actually buy a box of Jello. Maybe, maybe not, because I know I have TEN boxes at home from all of our other trips to the grocery store.
My daughter can send a big thank you card to Molly Green from Econobusters.com for motivating me to clean out the ‘spice cabinet’. It just happens to be the ‘baking cabinet’ and the ‘stuff I hide from the kids-like candy’ cabinet and while clearing out the old expired stuff my all-to-helpful
and sarcastic hubby pulled out the boxes of Jello and asked,
“Hey honey? You ever gonna make this stuff?”
Thanks honey. Yes I am. Eventually. But am I the only one around here that can boil water?
When my guilt overwhelmed me.
And I realized that my kids deserved a little Jello.
They deserved the ‘real’ kind, not my store brand.
They had, after all, waited….. FOUR MONTHS.
What can I say? Maybe it is that hard to boil water and stir.
Maybe I was just waiting for the day when I had cool plastic cups left over from a party so I could make them look like the snack cups in the store…
Yep, that must be it. I was waiting for the cups to show up.