Sunday, May 13, 2007

"Mummy, I love you because you're all soft and warm and squishy and cuddly"...

...Boy 11 says to me on a regular basis. Well it's no wonder if they keep giving me stuff like this.




Although I HAVE had several generous offers of help to assist in the arduous task of eating it all.

Mr. M visited his mother this morning, I will be calling mine later today.

Happy Mother's Day to mothers everywhere!


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Oh yes - nothing to do with mothers, except that he also has one, but normally mild-mannered blogging legend Sal said the F-Word today. Go take a look.

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At May 13, 2007 6:42 PM, Blogger Cynthia Rae said...

Wishing you a very happy Mother's Day. Buona festa della Mamma!

Cyn

 
At May 13, 2007 10:43 PM, Blogger Sal DeTraglia said...

Christina:

Thank you for the publicity, my good friend. And Happy Mother's Day to you--the most culinarily-creative mom in all of Germany.

It just occurred to me...Mother's Day...F-word...do you know what May 13, 2007 is?

It's "Mother F-word Day!"

Till soon, amiga.
Sal

 
At May 14, 2007 12:25 AM, Blogger Cathy said...

Happy Mother's Day!
My son gave me a giant bag of Skittles...I hear you with the squishyness! Sheesh!
Have a great week, Christina!

 
At May 14, 2007 1:14 AM, Blogger Expat Traveler said...

yummy!!! now that looks great!

 
At May 14, 2007 7:12 AM, Blogger CanadianSwiss said...

I hope you had a wonderful Mother's day!

 
At May 14, 2007 2:57 PM, Blogger Ginnie said...

Boy 11 reminds me of Nicholas! :) He knows you needed more than just the chocolates. So sweet.

Glad you had a good day. I had two in a row. :)

 
At May 14, 2007 4:20 PM, Blogger christina said...

Cynthia - Thanks!

Sal - You're very welcome and I'll try to live up to my culinary reputation! :-)

Cathy - Nothing says love like Skittles!

Expat - It WAS, with the emphasis on was. But I did have some help. :-)

CanSwiss- Thank you! I had a nice day.

Ginnie - Oh yes, he's still my cuddly baby, thank goodness.

 
At May 14, 2007 5:14 PM, Blogger Angie said...

I think I would go back to Europe just for the Milka! Yesterday,Shane was looking at some pictures from my summer in Spain, almost three years ago now, and he commented that I looked a bit heavier then. (Apparently he likes to live dangerously!) I think it was because even though I was walking everywhere, my Spanish family always kept a bar of Milka in the refrigerator!

Anyway -- Happy Mother F-word Day! :) I'll try to post on the lilacs soon, since I already took the pictures. (Not much to see.) As soon as I get the pesky wedding invitations ordered!

 
At May 14, 2007 8:06 PM, Blogger CaliforniaKat said...

You know what they say, if you want to look skinnier, fatten up those around you ;)

My friend Carol says her kids complain when she goes to the gym. You see, they like playing with her arm flab.

Hope you had a nice M day!

 
At May 15, 2007 12:36 AM, Blogger Angie said...

A little update -- I didn't do lilacs yet, but I FINALLY did your handbag meme. Will you send me Milka now? ;)

 
At May 15, 2007 9:32 AM, Blogger christina said...

Angie - Oh yes, we're surrounded by 10,000 different kinds of Milka chocolate here. After the handbag meme - your wish is my command. Also looking foward to The Lilac Post AND The Trials and Tribulations of Ordering Wedding invitations post! Isn't it amazing how much planning goes into all that?

california kat - I let them eat most of it and yeah, they say I'm perfect just the way I am. Kids are the best self-esteem booster ever. :-)

 
At May 15, 2007 5:50 PM, Blogger mar said...

Mother's Day is celebrated on the first sunday in May in Spain...just to get everybody confused. It seems yours was a very happy, chocolaty one!

 
At May 17, 2007 11:30 PM, Blogger Mike B said...

How sweet. How can I ever go back to Hershey's chocolate when things like Milka and Ritter Sport have been within reach for so long? Happy belated Mother's day.

 
At May 18, 2007 2:47 AM, Blogger Tim Rice said...

That's looks yummy! Great gift to give and receive. :)

 

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