Merry and Pippin from the movie of Lord of the Rings

He’s a hobbit

I slept in a bit this morning, as one does on a Sunday, especially in school holidays. Eventually I got out of bed, showered and dressed and began yelling at the kids to do the same. I then cooked egg and bacon rolls for the hordes, poured myself a glass of orange juice and set the kettle on to boil.

I finished my food and suggested to Adam that he might like to make the tea saying “I’ve boiled the kettle…” Only I hadn’t. Because someone had unplugged it in order to plug in the sandwich press. And the only person who uses the sandwich press of a morning is Tom when he makes himself the egg version of toad in a hole. Tom, who with every sign of ravenous hunger had just eaten his egg and bacon roll.

“Tom,” I called down the hall, “did I just feed you second breakfast?”

“Well,” he replied, “I did have first breakfast earlier.”

4 Responses to “He’s a hobbit”

  1. Hi from Ruth! says:

    That's great…wonder what his two mid-day meals will be!


  2. Marlee says:

    Ahaha! That is definitely something I would do for my boyfriend as well! I love your writing style by the way, it has such a nice flow!

  3. Leslie says:

    lol.. that is great. It kind've reminds me of when my husband says that he is going to take a nap just before bedtime. : )
    Have a great week

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