The most recent snow day was right before Valentine's Day, just like Last Year
It wasn't nearly as thick or as wonderful as last year's snow, but it was still beautiful.
Last Friday, I realized there was really only one way to warm up in such cold weather...
A big ole pot of soup ought to do the trick!
And what better soup is there than Paula Deen's Taco Soup?
I browned the beef, dumped in all the cans, added my homemade taco seasoning and simmered away...
When it finally came time to EAT the soup it was as delicious as I had hoped...
But what would my toughest critic think?
At least Brad and I were happy.
After dinner it was time to clean up. Then came something that made us all UNhappy.
I had drained the meat after I browned it just like I had done hundreds of times before...
Only THIS time, the drain got clogged. No big deal, right? Sweet Brad came to the rescue... But it wasn't a quick fix. He had to work under the sink which meant moving all our cleaning supplies out of the way. When the cabinet was cleared out, he discovered a leak had been going on for quite some time and part of the wood was actually rotting!
Tonight, we'll be fixing that leak and then I will gleefully (hopefully) wash dishes! I have never EVER looked forward to washing dishes, but after this week... after sharing a bowl with Brad and rinsing it out for the next use... I am very much looking forward to Clean Dishes!!
After ALL THAT... I have to say the new sink will be nice. I didn't say it will be "worth it" because we were perfectly content with the old sink ... But this new one sure will be nice :)