I made my son an omelette with my signature recipe home fries for dinner the other night.
He told me that the omelette, which was pretty basic (he let me add plum tomatoes to it though!), was “the best omelette of his entire life.”
The home fries were pretty fab too, trust me. He loved them.
He is funny like that. When he loves something he eats, it’s the best of his life.
Sometimes I laugh and then sometimes, I find myself saying the same words after eating and realize exactly where he gets it from.
See this Ben & Jerry’s sundae from last night? Best Sundae OF MY LIFE!
Seriously. I mean it.
I don’t think I can go to Cold Stone anymore. I can’t stop thinking about this cup of Ben & Jerry’s Banana and Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt loaded with hot fudge and whipped cream.
It’s so simple that it is almost cruel to have been so amazing that I will now have to drive a bit out of my way, possibly again today, to have this combination.
I don’t know if it was the peanut butter chunks or the ridiculous fresh and real hot fudge (I am convinced now that Cold Stone’s version of hot fudge is an imposter in the fudge department) or the combination of the two.
Nothing tasted like banana but it sure tasted like a cup of heaven that when it was finished, I felt the need to lick the bowl as we walked through the town of Huntington, not really caring who looked at me.
I know I can buy a container of Ben & Jerry’s in the grocery store and get this flavor but it’s not the same so please don’t tell me to do it.
I almost ordered molten chocolate cake at dinner, which was at Porto Vivo for my local readers, but I knew better.
I knew I wanted to walk down the block to Ben & Jerry’s instead. I never make a poor dessert decision.
I didn’t get any photos of dinner but I did take a picture of the menu which comes to your table via iPad.
I still can’t adjust to such a thing but I guess it’s easier for restaurants to update their specials and menus this way.
Highly recommend Porto Vivo and suggest you order the calamari in the sweet chili sauce as an appetizer.
Can I tell you something on the serious side? Like take me serious for a minute, okay?
Please don’t skip dessert if you really want to have some. Or the bread basket if it’s really tasty and sort of like focaccia bread. Or the glass of wine that you really want but are afraid it will sabotage your diet and your waist line.
There’s just no point to your fitness routine or clean eating ways if you can’t go out and enjoy yourself.
And really, always counting calories, stressing over denying your cravings and worrying that you won’t maintain a certain size in pants is just so frivolous compared to what’s really going on the world.
Do you watch the news? Do you pay attention to what goes on outside of your little bubble?
Even if you do watch the news and follow worldly events, I don’t feel that any of us, at least here in the states, can fully relate, comprehend or appreciate the life we live.
I am so tired of my friends and society getting upset and worked up over what is really nothing.
This includes myself for dropping my waffle bowl the other day on National Ice Cream Day which really doesn’t matter now that Ben & Jerry’s is the new love of my life.
At least we aren’t listening to missiles overhead or speaking about safe rooms.
I want to leave you today with an email from my cousin in Israel. Just to put life in perspective for us….
All is good here. We actually had a siren last night, but it was the first one in over a week.
I don’t think they actually are targeting us here in Modi’in, rather their rockets are not very accurate and we’re not too far from the airport. Another cousin of ours lives in Rishon Lezion, and they’ve had several per day this whole time.
He’s only 15 minutes from me, but he’s closer to Gaza and Rishon is a bigger city.
Thankfully we have the Iron Dome and it works amazingly well. We can sometimes hear the explosion in mid-air when a rocket is destroyed by an interceptor missile.
Besides the occasional running to a safe room, things pretty much go on as normal. Kids go to camp, adults go to work, etc. the weather is actually really nice, not as hot as normal for July.
Have a great weekend.
Favorite Ben & Jerry’s flavor?
Do you like your home fries well done and crispy like I do?
What’s on your weekend running agenda?