Saturday, November 22, 2008

How To Make Chicken Pot Pie (or not)

Diced, cooked chicken
Can of mixed vegetables
Can of cream of chicken/mushroom soup
Pie crust
Preheat oven to 350
Try to entertain a sick, crying baby
Layer above ingredients in pie crust
Wipe inordinate amounts of snot from said crying, sick baby
Wash hands
Bake pie in oven for 50 minutes
Continue to try to console sick, crying baby for entire baking time
Try to fold laundry while holding crying baby
Have the folded laundry fall onto the floor and unfold itself
Try to get baby to eat something
Take pie out of oven, promptly drop it on the floor into the heating vent
Burn hand on oven
Listen to crying baby and now crying toddler
Assure toddler that there is other food in the house and she won't miss dinner
Comfort crying baby
Cry a little yourself
Call husband at work
Call nurse sister in law
Walk for two hours around the house with crying, sick, snotty baby
Give baby medicine that nurse sister in law brings
Put baby to bed
Eat Wendy's hamburger and fries
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Baking Time: 50 minutes
Crying Time: 5 hours


tscarter7 said...

Oh, Amy, I hope you will all get some sleep tonight. Poor you! Praying for a restful night!

tscarter7 said...

I'm back again! I just read your comment on my blog! I will send the Narnia CDs with Tim tomorrow. I am better but not all the way so not sure if i'll make it to church. The shower was great. We had Stephanie tell the birth story instead of a game! :)

tuesdaymom said...

Oh, I have so totally been there! I am soo sorry, Amy! You have really had quite the couple of weeks. Praying that you all hurry and get better...after all, you still owe me a playdate ;)

Hugs to you and your girls,

Anonymous said...

sorry Amy but thus is pretty funny!!! Glad everyone is doing better and has food!
I love you , mom