Monday, November 12, 2012

Cinderella Shift

The other night at work, I was on the floor with a broom and dust pan, my apron tucked under my knees and a babuska on my head and I said to my manager, "I feel like Cinderella."

"You look like her," she told me.

I miss my old prep cook job where I always worked with the food.  But it wasn't enough hours to get us a house, and this job is.  Only I don't get to cook all that much, and sometimes that makes me feel sad.  Only I don't want to be sad.

So here's what I'm gonna do.  I'm going to get back to my cookbooks, which lately, I've been way too pooped to do.

Too pooped I tell ya, just too pooped. 

And on that note, it's time to get that babuska on my head and drive my butt to work.  But then tomorrow I have off so who knows ... you might just see a food post.

See you Boogerbutts later.

Signed,
Your Friend,
Cinderella 

20 comments:

  1. Looking forward to it Cinders!

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  2. Cook at home tomorrow - you'll feel better!

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  3. You can't be Cinderella. You already have your prince. Go get them cookbooks done. I want one with lots of pictures in.

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  4. Did the mice help you with your chores?

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  5. Hope you got a chance to cook -- food posts are great!

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  6. (typo - should be "get a chance to cook") :)

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  7. If the shoe fits wear it, Cinderella.

    I don't follow this advice myself, but but you do have to follow your bliss, so it seems like the cookbooks are in that direction.

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  8. Looking forward to seeing what you've got "cooked" up in tomorrow's post! :)

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  9. And you have that lovely new camera to take pictures of your delicious food for your cookbook!

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  10. Lurker: Thanks bunches :-)

    Alex: I sure hope so.

    Susan: Ohhh, that is a great comment. And he really is.

    Thanks for the support.

    Ray: They were too busy eating leftover pizza, little buggers.

    Bard: I need to do more. Thank you for the nice words.

    Bard: Bought some new sugar to play with tomorrow.

    Spawn: Love cooking, just been too tired. But I still gotta get back to it. Thanks.

    Stacy: Me too. I'm hoping to play.

    Suzan: That's partly why Tim got it for me. He's a good egg. Thanks for dropping in.

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  11. I like your food posts - except they always make me want whatever it is you've made :)

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  12. mshatch: Thanks. I made peanut butter and chocolate scones today, but haven't written the post about it yet.

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  13. Keep thinking it's all for Cindy's Cool Crib...

    Hard work will pay off in the long run :D keep going girl, it's the only way to get ahead.

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  14. Kim: Honestly, when I get down about not cooking for my job, I do think about that house.

    Helps a lot.

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  15. Oooh, peanut butter & chocolate scones sound yummy!

    Sorry you didn't get much snow. I know how much you love it. It's just COLD here (25 deg this morning). I already miss the warm weather!

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  16. Sorry to hear that you don't get to cook much at work~ looking forward to hearing what you're cooking up at home, though!

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  17. Stacy: I do enjoy the snow. Even more if I don't have to be anywhere.

    Jess: Thanks. When I first took the job I didn't realize just how little cooking I'd be doing. But ... the full-time is good.

    Just gotta focus more on home cooking.

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  18. Loving your posts.....

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  19. Peanut butter and chocolate scones?

    *reaches through computer screen to snatch them...*

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  20. Shalet: Thank you.

    William: Teleporting some now.

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