I guess Sea World sucked the juice right out of us, because we are ALL having a tough time working up the drive to do much of anything past staying in our pajamas and rotting our brains with sugar and TV.
They: The Brave Little Toaster and Tom & Jerry.
Me: Miss Potter (LOVE!)
He: You Tube
And what’s better than movie night popcorn? Movie night popcorn covered in nuts, cranberries and chocolate!
This recipe is adapted from one in the latest Southern Living:
1 bag of butter flavored microwave popcorn. Popped, extra kernals removed.
1 cup salted mixed nuts
1 cup dried cranberries
1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips, melted in the microwave.
Mix it all up, and spread it on a waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Pop it in the fridge for a while until it hardens.
Warning: Have wipes or wet rags on hand when eating. Warm little hands do a good job of melting the chocolate and getting it on every surface in a 10 mile radius.
As it turns out though, mamas are capable, even in a vegetative state, to multitask. I can wipe those grubby fingers, watch a movie, eat popcorn, AND accomplish a whoppin’ load of these:
Now back to my impersonation of broccoli.