Yesterday was Hubster's Birthday. He got a new puppy and a fleece jacket. I'd say he made out pretty well since he's only had to take the puppy out once and cleaned one mess. We got her on Sunday.
When I entertained the idea of making the coveted birthday cake I found I just wasn't in the mood. I know, it's not about me, but there are only four of us and 2 of us (PP and I) are not huge fans of cake. I enjoy making cakes but don't enjoy tossing 2/3 out a week later. I've tried the whole slicing and freezing individual pieces for a treat later on. That just delays the tossing out by about 6 months.
Last week I purchased a tub of Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie dough. It says "New Batch" on the tub and, Oh My, they are so delicious. Better than any CC cookies I've ever made from scratch. I thought it would be nice to surprise Handsome with fresh, warm cookies when he came home from school. I also liked that I could make a dozen and they would all be gone before I sat down to watch TV after everyone else went to bed. Cookies are my weakness, especially chocolate chip ones. I don't need those around to munch on late at night.
Anyhow. I had this great idea of making Hubster a special birthday treat. I also made one (though smaller) for each of the rest of us. Two with cookie dough ice cream and two with chocolate (for PP and I). They were absolutely delicious.
So. Was this a lazy mom move or a creative one? I'd like to think the latter...and there are no leftovers.