That’s what was for dinner, and by the time
I got around to getting what was left to be gotten
there wasn’t much left for the getting.
In short, come evening as Paul and I dismantled Christmas, I was
There were no left-overs left and my mind sped through the items in the cupboards, fridge, and freezer like an empty rollodex until they came to rest on
Totinos pepperoni pizza rolls.
I had snagged some on a whim (they were on sale – we don’t typically eat them) and they were sitting in our freezer.
With few options I decided to throw some in the oven. I asked Paul if he wanted some, and he said, “Sure.”
While Paul continued on packing away all the Christmas things, I decided to have a little fun.
I dusted off our
pulled out a bottle of
and found our
I placed the china on our
dark blue chargers
and arranged the table in a
soft candle-lit glow.
The oven beeped and I pulled out our pizza rolls and chicken fingers which I heaped on a
I flicked off all the lights and called Paul in as he set the mood with Josh Groban and Michael Buble.
And we ate.
and made jokes
and decided that every week this year we are going to have some kind of candlelight dinner.
Even if it’s just fingerfood
or pizza on pottery.
Paul chased me from the kitchen afterwards to do the dishes and said,
“Thanks for the nice meal.”
I burst out laughing and ran as he snapped my bum with a towel.