Tuesday, the hubby went back to work after a couple weeks of holidays and general slow times in his office, and he got home at the fairly normal hour of six. Dinner was just about ready, so he scooted off to change his clothes, but not before requesting chocolate milk for his drink with dinner.
We go through almost three gallons of milk a week (and that’s before Squeaker’s on cow milk), so when I drained one gallon before filling up both the hubby’s and my glasses, it was habit to drop the empty jug by the sink to get rinsed for the recycling bin, then grab a second jug from the fridge. I set the full, brand new milk jug on the counter, turned back to the fridge to do something (though I can’t for the life of me remember what), and I knocked into the milk.
The brand new, full gallon of milk, that I apparently hadn’t put all the way on the counter.
The brand new, full gallon of milk which promptly tumbled lid over bottom and landed straight on its head, exploding a seam and sending milk gushing all over my kitchen. Not just my floor. My whole kitchen.
I lunged for the jug and carried the container, still bleeding milk, to my sink while shrieking loudly enough that I made Munchkin cry over spilled milk while Squeaker clapped at the unexpected entertainment. My sweet hubby did exactly what I would’ve done were the situation reversed.
He grabbed the camera. (While telling Munchkin we don’t cry over spilled milk. I mean, we had to, right?)
You didn’t miss the white speckles all over my cabinet doors, did you? Yeah. It was that bad.
Dinner was delayed, obviously, while I sopped up the milk and wiped down the cabinets. Munchkin got over crying over the milk and decided that the best course of action was to imitate Daddy. So he grabbed the little digital camera he got for Christmas and started clicking away while I cleaned up.
And do you know what picture my sweet little munchkin was proudest of?
“Mommy, I took a picture of your bottom.”
Picture omitted. You’re welcome.
Here’s hoping your 2012 started with a better, albeit as entertaining, bang.
Posted by Jamie Cody