Things had been somewhat gloomy for a couple of weeks. From me losing my baby and having to go through surgery, to the kids getting sick one after the other, to Jason being swamped at work and school, I just thought I needed to do something to cheer these people up. Why do I always turn to food? Can I say because I was raised that way?
I decided to have a happy face pancake supper. Let me tell you, it was a huge hit and very simple to do. I made bacon, scrambled eggs and pancakes. I got out a table cloth and some nice dishes. That’s all it took for the kids to start getting excited. For the faces I bought: a can of whipping cream (The kids kept calling it shaving cream-he he.), chocolate chips, sliced strawberries, chocolate syrup and maple syrup. (I got marshmallows too but forgot to put them out.) I put it all on the table and said there were three rules they had to obey for this supper. #1. They had to have fun. #2. They had to turn their pancakes into happy faces and #3 They had to let me take a picture before digging in! Here is the result: