Borrowed pearls, hand sewn apron using vintage Fruit of the Loom Guaranteed Apron as fabric, vintage sweater, vintage A-line skirt restyled into mini and hair bow made from skirt excess. Enjoy!!! :)
[Glazes ham and secures pineapple slices with toothpicks. Sets at 350 degrees, slides into oven.]
Okay, done in just under 2 hours or so. I should start on the beets. Now where did I put those gloves? Wouldn't want to chip my new coat of polish.
Hollers gently, "Sweetheart, I picked up some fresh tobacco for this evening, let me know how you like it."
Napkins. My goodness, only 8 left! Just washed all the linens, you'd think they'd at least last me a whole week.
Delores just came back from fur shopping in Charlestown, I'll have to catch up and see how she fared. A mink? No, most likely beaver. (Sighs) Maybe John is due for a raise.
[Chop, chop, chop. Tosses celery in pot.]
A couple more hours until guests. I wonder if Fred and Diane will bring over that lovely merlot again? I could use a cup of tea.
[Polishes silverware and tea set. Checks reflection on her mother's heirloom teapot.]
Borrowed pearls again. Oh, is there ever a relief from this insanity?
[John walks through kitchen to make a call from his desk.]
"It smells wonderful in here darling, new recipe?", John asks.
She replies, "Why yes, I thought we could use a change from the usual pot roast."
[Smiling tenderly, he holds her by the shoulders and kisses her forehead.]
Oh, if he only knew what it was like! I could use an extra hand from time to time.
But he works so hard.