Finally, it's Thursday and we can ALL sit down to dinner together for the first time all week. Chris and I strategically arrange for our friend to pick the kids up at karate so we have time to chat and cook dinner together. Our mood is light. I allow him to make the veggies as his sweet/tangy sauce is yummy. My only instruction is to "make more." He has this annoying habit of making the exact right amount which drives me nuts. Unless there is food left on the table, I fear someone got up hungry. It's a mental thing. Anyway, he begins his agonizingly slow chopping of peppers and carrots. … [Read more...]