Monday, September 14, 2009

Mom's Playdate

On the heels of party number one, party number two is scheduled for this afternoon.  Why so soon? Here are some hints: 

I live my best life now
I stay present 
Dr. Oz and the purple gloves... 

Yes, I am an Oprah watcher. 

I wasn’t always.  When I stopped working full time, a great friend of mine recommended Oprah, but I was adamant that I would never become a member of the cult.  I vowed to never begin my sentences with ‘Oprah said’ or ‘I saw on Oprah.’ It started out slow, but quickly took on a life of its own.  Soon I was de-cluttering, taking e- classes, and quoting Suze Orman (people, money, things)!  For party #2 I am hosting a mom’s play date. Three moms and four children, will meet at 4:00 this afternoon for the Oprah season premiere: the exclusive interview with Whitney Houston.  

In January 2009 Oprah came clean about her recent weight gain.  Apparently it was due to thyroid and her own nemesis: Red Hot Blue Chips.  Combine this with our formerly drugged out diva and we have the following:
Tortilla Soup with Roasted Chicken and Red Hot Blue Chip Shards
Salad with Avocado Dressing and Pont L’eveque Cheese
Mexican Brownies 
(We all know Whitney ate a few brownies over the years. These brownies are safe for the kids.)

What to feed these kids? To avoid cooking separate meals, I have a plan to use the ingredients above to make plates that even a finicky two year old can’t resist.  So, armed with new crayons and obnoxiously large coloring books, us moms hope to enjoy a glass of wine, some soup and salad while we contemplate if we too are every woman.  


  1. first of all, i cant wait to show up today. AND, secondly, i am so happy that i am the "friend"! i feel i have sorta inspired this evening on. besides, our friendship has blossomed since you decided to bow down to the queen! lol! anyway, u are too awesome. with u cooking, u have too many damn talents. hand some of them over. mike is a lucky man! see u at 4pm.

  2. about ur talents...that was lastly! lol!