“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.” – Richard Bach
Step 1: Set the bar low. Does a step-by-step instruction based turkey gingerbread from Trader Joe’s count as a “Pinterest project”? Any craft does for this mom. ANY CRAFT.
Step 2: Dodge your sons’ requests to build the thing for days. Continuously remind yourself that you are taking on the project because it will make him happy. Save it for Friday when your son has the day off of school and you need to keep idle hands busy.
Step 3: Get down to business when Friday afternoon rolls around. Immediately panic when you read step one on the instructions. I HAVE TO MAKE THE FROSTING?!?! What kind of heist is Trader Joe’s trying to pull? Question your ability to get an egg white out of an egg since you’ve never undertaken the task in your 36 years of existence. Realize that there’s no turning back now.Continue Reading