- (Truth #1) When you’re in a hurry and you pull out the big roaster pan to slow bake a giant pork butt, potatoes and carrots, you should check the pan to make sure it’s clean before throwing the full pan in the oven (see Truth #5).
- When you move into a house with a septic system, you should schedule an orientation right away (Truth #2). Because if you do all your laundry in one day for a family of five, you’ll overload the system which proves to be stinky (Truth #3). Oh and make sure your kids don’t play in the sprinklers! The water is um, recycled (Truth #4). Welcome to the country.
- Remember that roaster pan? (Truth #1) Everyone piled around the table for dinner and our Advent devotional and we ate delicious pot roast and start talking highs and lows of the day. About that time, we discovered a very large, slow-baked cricket that ended up on my husband’s plate, under a yam. He got an extra serving of protein and a new low for the day. (Truth #5) Dinner was over VERY quickly and nobody wanted to save leftovers.
- When you drop your kids off for midweek youth group after a dinner nightmare and sneak off to Starbucks for a quick date with your hubby, the church will call 15 minutes later to say your son is being seen by a medic for a head injury. (Truth #6)
- And with a staple to his head gash, you learn that’s why it’s never funny for kids to pull someone’s chair out from underneath them. (Truth #7)
- We should have made more of these people. (Truth #8)
photos by my friend, Suzanne Box Photography