FAST FORWARD to 2009.
I arrive home and nothing sends shivers up my spine like the sight of Allie baking.
Don't get me wrong, she is a great baker. But, the problem is not with her baking, but with her mood when she likes to bake.
She bakes when she is frazzled or frustrated...
So, when I saw the bowl on the counter and she was reaching to plug in the mixer, I asked cautiously, "What are you doing?"
She laughed and said, "I am making oatmeal raisin cookies. I had a rough day".
Where does Allie get this from?
When I am frustrated or upset, I CLEAN. I scour the floor, clean the trashcan, vacuum under the fridge, clean out the cupboards, etc.
When Jon is frustrated he either watches a movie or eats.
When Ash is frustrated, she paints...