Some Days

June 22, 2011

Yesterday, it was blazing hot outside, and Ella was grumpy, and I was having one of those afternoons where you just want to lie on the floor and stare at the ceiling.

Which meant that for dinner we had these Banana Pancakes:

spread with this. . .

And miraculously, everyone was happy again.

(In my defense, I left the chocolate chips out of the pancakes and I used all wheat flour. So, you know, practically health food). 

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  • Reply smalldog June 22, 2011 at 3:21 pm

    Care to ship a batch to me at work today? Grumpy doesn't begin to cover it and it's going to be one of those days.

  • Reply Jenny June 22, 2011 at 5:11 pm

    Oh man! That sounds sooo good! And I totally understand those days where you want to lie on the floor, the cold tile floor, and stare at the ceiling.

  • Reply Erica June 22, 2011 at 7:07 pm

    Oh, maple syrup mixed with pb?!?! I have to try that. I put some cinnamon/nutmeg in my banana pancakes. Gives them some spice.

  • Reply Jessamy June 22, 2011 at 8:03 pm

    I TOTALLY know those days. Unfortunately for my family I usually succumb to the McDonald's dollar menu on those days. Yum yum and lucky Bart.

  • Reply creole wisdom June 22, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    That spread looks so good! Does it taste like nutella?

  • Reply kristen June 22, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    woah. dreamy.
    fyi: i started reading the wednesday wars after your book club post the other day (because i just joined my first book club… woot) and i LOVE it. LOVE IT.

  • Reply Lexilooo June 22, 2011 at 11:00 pm

    that sounds like an amazing dinner!

  • Reply Miriam June 22, 2011 at 11:10 pm

    Oh, back in the days when I didn't have to think about calories!

  • Reply Kimberly June 23, 2011 at 2:23 am

    I just noticed that at the store for the first time yesterday. How is it?

  • Reply Merrick June 23, 2011 at 2:28 am

    Yesterday was SO one of those days for me. Philip is out of town and I'm rushing to finish these paintings and B was acting up and hitting and whining and throwing tantrums. Seriously glad that day is behind us.

    Hope today was better for you 🙂

  • Reply Carly June 23, 2011 at 2:28 am

    I'm glad to know you have "those" kind of days too.

    Nothing beats breakfast for dinner as a pick-me-up!

  • Reply Angela Noelle of SK June 23, 2011 at 8:31 am


    Now that's MY kind of solution.

  • Reply Melissa June 23, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    Now you've made me hungry. Thanks for the recipe. I plan to try it out to uplift my day.

    And poor Ella! The heat can be unbearable sometimes.

  • Reply Packrat June 23, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    No problem with pancakes for dinner. 🙂
    BTW, since you are the guru, I sort of volunteered you to help your aunt M with her blog problems. You have my permission it reach thru cyberspace and smack me.

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