Saturday, August 21, 2010

Saturday Morning Zen

This morning I found a way to make every one in my house hold happy all at once. Its something we've done a couple times now and is working out to be a nice Saturday morning tradition.

It requires the following ingredients:

  • Baby food
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 pound bacon
  • 2 slices of cheese
  • maple syrup
  • 2 bowls of kibble
  • 1 bagel
  • 2 slices of toast
  • Gordon by Barenaked Ladies (in my opinion one of the best albums ever recorded)
First task is to put on the Barenaked Ladies album (because every guy will tell you the best things start with bare naked ladies...*rimshot*/*groan*).  Then have Wife start feeding the kid baby food. Next task is to tackle the remaining ingredients in the kitchen.

Start by frying up that pound of bacon, letting the pan fill up with that delicious bacon fat.  When done cook up 2 eggs scrambled in the bacon fat, make toast, and serve to Wife (note smile on that gorgeous wifey face).  Then cook up eggs with maple syrup in remaining bacon fat, add to toasted bagel with cheese, serve to myself (try to contain drool).  Take leftover bacon fat and pour over dog kibble (stand back or be consumed by indiscriminate hungry puppies).  

So that takes care of Wifey, puppies and I.  Baby gets the joy of eating food with mommy and daddy and watching them work - he loves "being part" of the family activities.  Afterwards is play time with daddy before taking a nap. 

So that was earlier today. As for right now, one puppy is asleep in her bed, Baby is down for a nap, Wife is out with other puppy volunteering at a pet adoption event, and I am surfing the Internets and listening to the O Brother Where Art Thou? soundtrack.

The icing on the cake is the extra bacon sitting in the fridge waiting for our next meal.

That, my friends, is some seriously good Saturday Morning Zen.