Loving Lately πŸ€”

Loving Lately, huh?

Um… Er… Can someone love procrastination?

Or is it that they are just really good at it?

Anyway, I am excelling at it right now. I started the year enthusiastic to try so many new recipes… I have a long list of recommendations from my readers and fellow bloggers. I really do love this stuff. And you know I get carried away with Pinterest. Take for example these Valentine cupcakes from The Silly Girl’s Kitchen

On an any given creativity-filled day, I might give them a try. They’re adorable! But in times like this, I talk myself right out of it. It’s easy. Listen: “You are not Martha Stewart. You know that red heart in the center would just be a ruby blob.” Done.

I did manage to get out a few Valentine’s Day decorations. Same thing.

It’s not Christmas, right? Between reconfiguring the kids’ rooms and dealing with the stomach bug that attacked three out of four of my kids (on three staggering throw-up filled nights -sorry if it’s TMI), I’m just happy to get dinner on the table at all. So be it from a jar… or via carry-out.

But then I see these Toasted Ravioli Nachos from Foxes Love Lemons…

I think, really? Because I’ve done the Fried Ravioli thing and it’s delicious, but it takes a wee bit of time all on its own. And I am in full procrastination mode right now, so tell me it’s going to be worth that extra step.

No, please in all seriousness, tell me it’s worth it. Because it sounds amazing and I want to love it.

Wikipedia says that “procrastination is the avoidance of doing a task that needs to be accomplished.” If I think about it, trying new recipes isn’t exactly “a task that needs to be done.” It’s more of a “want”. If I’m going to be honest with myself, I’m really most likely putting off the laundry. It’s all a facade. And to answer my own question: Yes. I think I do love procrastination.

It’s a love/hate thing.

13 comments

  1. I’m living in Grenoble for the next 6 months and fried ravioli is a local spΓ©cialitΓ© – it would be rude not to! As for the cakes …. here in France I feel it my duty to support the pΓ’tissiers so I’ll leave cleaver cakes to them for now (I have my eye on some pink piglets in our local but will have to perfect my pretend child routine before I dare buy one … they think I’m dotty as it is!). Procrastination is just the mind debating with itself. When I believe that I feel SO much better!

    1. I believe the debate is real… do you think it has direct correlation to hormones? Hmmm. As for the laundry though, it’s too easy to put off. I just really don’t like putting it all away. Have fun in Grenoble! I’ll just be envious over here in metro Detroit!

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