Is this weekend really ending - it hardly even got started. I guess that what happens when you work on Saturday and you only have Sunday to call a weekend. While working on a Saturday is not my idea of fun, Daddy & Nathan got to have a nice Father-Son day out.
It all started by taking Nathan to get his haircut because let me tell you the boy needed it! His hair grows like a weed and this is the fourth time we have had to get it cut in 14 months. Since I was at work, I asked Cornel to take a before & after picture for me. When I opened my email with the pictures I quite literally laughed out loud. The before picture of Nathan looked more like a celebrity mug-shot.
Lucky for all of us the after is much better (please ignore my messy living room).
When I woke up today I wanted to go above & beyond in the "homemaker" department to get over the guilt of having worked on a Saturday. So I was determined to wake up early and make these pancakes again, because we had brand new syrup to try out.
*Side story: Every time Cornel goes to the grocery store (even with list in hand) he always comes back with something completely off the wall that was never on the list. One day he comes home and says
Him: "I bought something and I want you to teach me how to drink it"
Talk about being intrigued.
I was really not expecting to pull out a bottle of maple syrup. This are the moments when you realize how much fun an international marriage is. He thought that like vanilla syrup for coffee, that maple syrup is something you mix in your drinks. The train of thought made sense, but I hardly expected to be teaching someone what maple syrup was.
Me: "You know the stuff you put on pancakes"
Him: "Pancakes are like crepes right?"
I forgot that I was living in a land where Bisquick doesn't own the pancake market. * [End of Side Story].
Unlike last time though, Nathan LOVED the pancakes! Although his were sans syrup. If only I had the motivation to make these more often.