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Friday, March 2, 2012

Condiment Addiction

Dinner was over and I headed to the fridge.
My six year old, "mom, why do you eat that, like every night?"
Me, "I like it."
My six year old then proceeded to give me a look of confusion and disapproval.
Me, "I think I have a problem."

Do you think it is possible to be addicted to salsa? I realize there are worse addictions, but really, I already had dinner and I am still running for the jar. I am eating it at lunch, dinner, I bet it shows up for breakfast in the near future. I don't even need a chip...I mean I am not drinking it or anything, but I can figure out a way to make it work with whatever is handy.

You know what though, my six year old eats peanut butter and jelly practically every day so what am I worried about? What is your latest addiction?  :)

16 comments:

  1. Salsa . . . really? No chips? I can't relate to that, I must have chips with the salsa. Any particular brand?
    I love the look of disapproval from your six year old. That's too funny!
    I'm afraid my latest addiction is reading/commenting SOLC. At least that doesn't add calories. :-)

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  2. For a second, I was picturing you eating it out of the jar with just a spoon and no other food to put it on. What would your daughter say to that? I can picture her disapproval. Fun slice of everyday life!

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  3. Oh the things children notice. There could be worse addiction than salsa. Funny.

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  4. My addictions change every so often. Mine has become that morning cup of coffee with some yummy flavoring each morning.
    I know a lot of people drink coffee daily, but until this last year I didn't even like it.
    My youngest daughter is stuck on oatmeal and milk EVERY morning...
    ~Carrie

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  5. I think PB&J is a universal addiction for 6 year olds. Thanks for sharing the conversation with us. :)
    Ruth

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  6. Addictions? Yep, too many to go into here, but Diet Coke is probably my #1 addiction! I know it's bad for me, and yet I stop every morning on the way to school and get one. Oh, and I'm very picky about my Diet Coke. It has to be a fountain soda in a paper cup. I drive my family crazy with this!

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  7. I love the conversation you included. I can almost hear how it sounded! It always amazes me what kids notice...and what they don't too! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Lately, my addiction has been anything that I am not supposed to eat. I have a son with autism who eats the same thing every day. Each meal is unique, but the routine doesn't change. It makes buying groceries easy! Enjoy your salsa!

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  9. Could be worse could be butter! enjoy your addiction sometimes it's all we have!lol
    Tammy

    First Grade @ Klinger Cafe

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  10. Salsa is one of the healthiest addictions I can think of! Especially sans chips! I love that your 6 year old picked up on the pattern. Nothing gets by kids. My latest addiction is vanilla. Anything vanilla.

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  11. When my kids were little I didn't want them to know I was drinking Diet Coke in the morning. I used to hide it in a coffee cup. Today both of them drink lots of coffee, me? Still drinking my Diet Coke!

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  12. Addiction to carbs!! I think it's a comfort thing learned from childhood. I'm adult now though. But they taste "Soooo Goooood!" Good luck with your healthy salsa!!!

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  13. Don't think of it as an addiction, think of it as a passion. Plus, salsa is healthy, right? It has to be more healthy than your child's peanut butter. Lately I have been addicted, I mean passionate about dark chocolate. Especially dark chocolate with sea salt. Yum! Enjoy your salsa...

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  14. I will be the bad one and supprt your addiction. Add your salsa to and type of egg. Yummy! I know what I will be fixing for breakfast. My addiction would be cooking/baking. Great stress release in a stressful time.

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  15. Salsa goes with anything! I think I could be addicted to ~ especially if it freshly made salsa! :-)

    First Grade Delight
    imgoingfirst@gmail.com

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  16. My addiction is more school supply related - Sharpies. I cannot pass up a new Sharpie. I love to write with them, draw with, make charts with them at school.

    Jana
    Thinking Out Loud

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