Sunday, March 7, 2010

Does cauliflower even have a flavor?

I don't think it does. I think people have lied to me all this time. Haha.

It was my veggie this week. Needless to say, I wasn't impressed. I roasted it with some EVOO and seasonings and it had NO flavor. Maybe that's my fault. I also do not care for the smell of it. It smells like dirt to me...

So, I totally failed with blogging my food for the week. It was bad food some nights, as well. I can definitely say I ate my feelings (along with my entire little band) after contest when we got an unfavorable score and comments from the judges, a score that I am still not in agreement with.

However, things looked up yesterday when my soloists did very well! Too bad only three went. Someday, I'll have lots of kids going. It's my goal. So, I get to take a kid to State and I will take him to Eskimo Joe's as a treat. It'll be fun.

The rest of the week was quite boring. I'm loving the warm(er) weather. We took Callie to the dog park yesterday for the first time and are considering going back, even if it means we have to bathe her again. This time, we'll remember towels.

I'm considering dropping the gym membership. I never get there, and with Callie now and the weather warming up, I have reason to go outside and be active. It's nearly $50 a month I could be putting into savings for tuition this summer or for a vacation fund. We've really been feeling the financial squeeze (husband's student loans are just absolutely amazing and life-sucking...we hardly have money to do anything fun) so I'm tempted to cut the extra stuff out right now.

Next year, I would like to be able to cut private lessons, as I feel like they are taking up too much time away from my primary job. I can't give any time hardly after school three days a week because I have to go teach lessons. Then I get to fight rush hour traffic home, so those two days that I don't have lessons I leave right at 3:30 so I don't have to. It's a vicious cycle and I feel like I am letting my band and journalism kids down. I used to be able to stay and work with them, but now I feel like I'm constantly watching the clock. The extra income is nice, but it's just extra, not necessary. I could live without once I get all my credit cards in check.

And now, I have to go figure out how to get red wine out of my husband's tux shirt. I managed to spill an entire glass of red wine (no, I was not drunk, I had had one glass of wine) all over my husband's dinner and the table. See, you're supposed to actually sit the glass down on the TABLE, not the silverware sticking off your bread plate. At least we had just gotten our dinners so they brought another. Another patron at our table had spilled his iced tea all over the place before that, and after my wine spill, someone came over and tried to steal one of the mouse desserts in a martini glass and he nearly dropped that! The table was cursed, I tell ya!

So, I will try to do better this week with the food logging. I'll let you know about the gym membership. Here's to the week before Spring Break!

Oh, what's my vegetable this week...I can't decide. Lentils? Do they count?


  1. Just a quick heads up on the lentils. On my healthy food plan 1/2 cup of lentils is equivalent to 1 starch plus 1 oz. very lean meat.
    I love me some lentils!

  2. Brave soul! I can't stand the look, smell, or texture of cauliflower. People have definitely been lying to you lol :)