Friday, 19 March 2010

The family that eat together...

Eldest Beautiful Daughter, The Beautiful Son and I had dinner last night. Beautiful Baby Daughter was sorting out 2 friends and a boy mess, I'm sure you can fill in the rest yourself.

You would think that an 18 year old, a nearly 15 year old and a 43 year old could have a civilised dinner, well you would if you don't come to my house. The corn on the cob was cold as EBD stuck it in a bowl full of cold water and zapped it in the microwave for 5 minutes. There was some cherry tomato throwing incidents which led to some pips on the painting and the wall adjacent to the table. The table manners were reminiscent of the chimps tea parties of old. But the sparkling conversation made up for it.

ag - (in bright cheery loving mummy type tones) "How was school?"

TBS - (in surprisingly un teenagery proper non grunting tones) "I got an A in English and 2 A*'s in Science"

EBD - (in going for a funny type tone) " Well, I'm not pregnant"

TBS - (in quick thinking mode) "I didn't make anyone pregnant and I still got 3 A's, I win"

Is it any wonder I drink?

19 comments:

Gigi said...

LOL!!! I want to come to your house for dinner - I'll bring the wine.

Nota Bene said...

Feck...yes whisky on the cornflakes...

auntiegwen said...

Gigi - you're more than welcome, any time xx

NB - I have 2 unopened bottles of malt at my house, I never drink whisky, gin's another story...

Rare Lesser Spotted said...

I think TBS has potential as a script writer...
To get one up on EBD must make him feel good!
RLS
XX

Kelloggsville said...

so almost, but not quite, entirely unlike the Waltons then!!!!!

Looking for Blue Sky said...

What happened next??

Brighton Mum-Teenage Angst said...

Haha! He's right you know, TBS did win! Impressively fast comeback...

Laura said...

Right lets all got to AG's for dinner!! Better not bring any tomatos though!

auntiegwen said...

RLS - ah yes, he's getting very witty, shame he's still a work shy article but them's the breaks xx

Kellogsville - my thoughts exactly!!

LFBS - not much just random chaos and laughter, which isn't too shabby on a Thursday night

BMTA - we're training him to be human, he is actually a pet monkey

Lolly - you could eat here, you wouldn't want to but you could, you can have a piece at yer aunties door anytime hen x

Working Mum said...

He he he! I've always said teenagers are very amusing! (Especially when they're not mine)

PS Thanks for the Katie Morag info; any chance you can whip up a costume for me by Friday?

Shirley said...

Okay, I took a swallow of my iced tea at just the wrong point in your dialog. I won't go into details (you can thank me later), but it doesn't work to belly laugh and swallow at the same time. I love your kids! It'd be so fun to get them together with mine.

slommler said...

ROFL!!!!! Forget the cornflakes...just drink the whiskey!
Hugs
SueAnn

MarmiteToasty said...

Just have a drip with whiskey fitted LOL

x

family affairs said...

Just love those meals. Ours are the same. 17, 14 and 9. You;d think it would be relatively civilised. But no. Burping, farting and teenage son dribbling food out of his mouth just to wind me up or shouting very loudly, it's like being at the zoo! I agree. I blame them for my wine intake too! Lx

family Affairs said...

Just love those meals. Ours are the same. 17, 14 and 9. You;d think it would be relatively civilised. But no. Burping, farting and teenage son dribbling food out of his mouth just to wind me up or shouting very loudly, it's like being at the zoo! I agree. I blame them for my wine intake too! Lx

Madame DeFarge said...

Just like the Bisto advert. I can see it now.

Mrs Worthington said...

Good quick thinking mum. Would like to have seen their faces at that one.It has recently been clinically proven that drinking red wine over a period of years will mean you are thinner than the fat bastards who the docs compare you too.

A Modern Mother said...

I guess this s that I'm in for in about ten years time!

Muddling Along Mummy said...

Love the flash back response - I'd drink if I was you !