Today was the most miserable day thus far in 2009. Hot and humid as hell. I'm not swearing either. Hell is this hot and humid. The heat index was something like 105. Worse than a dishwasher.
So, what did we do? NOTHING- and it was really really nice. Church was nice and air conditioned- and just switched to nine AM. I LOVE nine o'clock church. I never understood it's amazingness until I became a mother of a toddler.
The kids went down for three hour naps at 12:30 and Kent and I enjoyed an afternoon of us. We talked. We made dinner. We read. We played games. We just relaxed.
For dinner we used this fabulous new product a friend recently introduced to me. Classico's pesto sauces. You can print off a coupon here. WOW. They are beyond divine. Tonight we used the sun dried tomato pesto. Just spread on chicken and bake. Also add to your favorite white or red sauce (we did a homemade flour/milk white sauce with canned tomatoes) and serve over multigrain pasta.
Really, I can't even begin to describe how tasty they are. I could eat it straight out of the jar. They are so full of flavor and so easy. None of this homemade pesto for me. I'll definitely be taking this to our "pasta" themed cooking group on Thursday.
After dinner I got to just sit and read- uninterrupted. This month's book club book is The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. It is an absolutely wonderful book. 4.5 stars. I LOVED it. If you haven't read it- request it now from your library. It's one of those books you just wish was true- and keep thinking that it is the entire time you are reading it.
And even though the day was so great because the rugrats were NOT present- here's the token kid pic. Ike has been SUPER constipated the past two days. He finally let it all out today- but the boy was trying so hard this morning that milk came out his nose. Poor kid. And completely aside from the pooing issue- Ike has been looking so much like Laney to me lately. I guess that means he's got me in him- although that I still don't see.