Monday, October 20, 2014

Trashy Shorts: Phone Call

Me: I think I'll make my party pinwheels for the family reunion next weekend.
My dad: Ugh. Everybody hates your pinwheels. Make something else.

Is it any wonder that I've become such a smartass?  It's the only way to survive in my family. 

And anyway, I only make them because my older sister--the one person who does like them--begs me to all the time.  Of course, she's been dieting since she was 16 years old, so if she's had more than a Blow Pop that day, she'll only end up eating about 2 pinwheels, leaving me with the remaining 65 that I have to make my own little family eat for the rest of the week.

But at least I don't get yelled at because I "didn't bring anything AGAIN, you big drunk!"  I heard that at family gatherings all through my 20's, and trust me, it got old.

So pinwheels it is, my peeps.

6 comments:

  1. At least you know what your family really thinks!

    My father waited until he had been married for forty years before he started telling my mom which foods he didn't like.

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    1. That's hilarious, Vanessa! Smart man, though: If my hubs ever complained, I do believe he'd be doing all the cooking himself. As it is, he does his part around the house and he cooks, too, but since I usually get home from work first, I more often do the dinner. That would all change if he complained, though! :)

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  2. You'll have to make sure he doesn't eat any if you do make them!

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    1. You bet your ass he won't! (But probably just because he won't want to. Haha)

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  3. Pinwheels sound yummy... but what are they? What do they taste like? I want one!

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  4. I was hoping for a picture. They sound good, but not as easy as MY go-to family gathering offering:
    Boiled green beans w garlic.
    If you want the recipe:
    Boil green beans, add chopped garlic w a splash of olive oil. Salt/pepper.
    Boom.

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