Friday, 19 June 2009

A fake and a phoney...

Last night i had my lovely next door neighbours son J over for tea, she's just had a new baby and so i was trying to lighten her load and entertain her little fella. He's the most mild mannered polite little boy i know and makes my girls look like little monsters, they get on brilliantly and play so well together.

I had planned to make a cottage pie from scratch for dinner, J's mummy is quite particular about his diet but had assured me this was one of his favorites. Now being a busy mum of four the chores seemed to just stack up and i was getting nowhere fast, soon it was time to collect Mimi from school and i hadn't even peeled a spud!

So after a quick scan of the fridge and with only 20 minutes until J was arriving, i found three ready made shop bought Shepard's pies at the back of the fridge. In my defence they were healthy living ones bought as a back up for when time was limit ted - this seemed like the perfect excuse and also they had to be eaten that day so.....

I quickly spooned them into an oven dish, popped them in the oven and twenty minutes later passed them off as my own.....am i really naughty? She was non the wiser and as she walked in i was busy boiling some broccoli to accompany MY Shepard's pie, so it wasn't all bad.

11 comments:

  1. LOL, way to go, I hope she doesn't find this blog!! lol

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  2. You've been tagged over at mine! enjoy! x x

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  3. I'm liking the covert operation.

    I do it without thinking.

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  4. We've all done it, glad you didn't get caught :-)

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  5. LOL!! At least he had something to eat, no need to say where it came from ;)

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  6. Nothing wrong with that, it's why they are called convenience foods.

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  7. A good start ... when you get to my age, you trawl things like Farmers' Markets / WI stalls looking for homemade cakes that you can pass off as your own. Well, they are homemade. Just not in my home.

    Right=oh. Off to continue my life as a lazy slut.

    Mad x

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  8. OK so sorry, but what is the problem here? This is standard behaviour, isn't it?? Do you mean I have been wrong all these years to have passed various M&S dishes off as my own ....even to my own family??

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  9. Aah, sweetie, you cant do everything and you did her a favour.

    What she doesnt know wont hurt her - as long as the kid keeps its gob shut!

    My Hubby is really fussy about food, when he's home we all eat rabbit food, when he's gone it chinese takeaways! RMxx

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  10. Well after reading theses comments it seems i am not in the minority......everybody does it yeah! Thanks for the comments guys i feel a little less guilty now....i too am a lazy slut and proud MBNAD Woman :)

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