[In the van, driving to a babysitting gig at the church]
Me: I am so hungry. I didn't have a chance to eat anything before we left the house.
Aisling: Why don't we stop and get a cup of coffee?
Me: Because a cup of coffee doesn't have bacon in it. And besides, we're running late because you were upstairs singing a Taylor Swift song while you were doing your hair and you couldn't hear me hollering at you.
Aisling [with a palpable lack of sincerity]: I'm sorry.
Me: *rolls eyes*
Aisling: Hey, I have a protein bar in my purse! Do you want to share it with me?
Me: Is it one of the kind that tastes like a handful of leaves covered with carob?
Aisling [rummaging through her purse]: No, it's one of the good ones, you know, that hardly has any protein in it.
Me: Oh, no, that's okay. You save it.
Aisling: Oh, good. Because I just remembered that I gave it to Daddy yesterday.
Eating with Ellie: March to Your Own Drummer - African Peanut Stew - The 90th recipe I made with the Eating with Ellie group is African Peanut Stew, and can be found in Ellie Krieger's book You Have It Made, on page 271. The...
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