Monday, June 30, 2008

I'll have what she's having . . .

We had some errands to run tonight and figured we'd stop off for a bite to eat. The Mad Hatter really enjoys going to South of the Border for the kids' nachos, and quite frankly, I rather enjoy their margaritas.

We happened to be driving by when she exclaimed, "It's the nacho place! I'm just CRAZY of nachos!!! Can we eat there?"

Who could say no to that?

We get inside and place our order. I ordered a drink and meal for her, a margarita and meal for myself, and DH placed his order.

Without missing a beat, right as DH finished, MH turns to the waitress and says, "And my Mommy will have a Mommy Juice".

Care to venture a guess at the definition of Mommy Juice?

You guessed it! When MH tries to grab a sip of anything with alcohol in it, I tell her it's Mommy Juice. We have discussed the fact that Mommy or Daddy Juice is special for grown-ups only because it can hurt little girls and boys. And the explanation has worked just perfectly.

So I sheepishly explained our little drink code to the server, who got a big laugh out of the whole thing (and probably thinks I am quite the lover of all things alcohol since my child is doing my ordering for me - the ironic part is, I'm really not a huge drinker at all!).

When she walked away, I asked MH why she ordered me a Mommy Juice.

Her answer?

(spoken with such pride)

"Because I just know how much you love it, Mommy!"

The things that come out of her mouth these days - on an hourly basis - will never cease to amaze me.

Or crack me up.

7 Fabulous Replies:

debbie said...

Here's to Mommy/Daddy juice....

Lindsey and Adam said...

I can't wait for our little girl to start saying such clever things!!!

Kristen said...

What a cutie! And can I just tell you how much I am craving nachos and a frozen drink of my own. Yum!!

Heather at A Boy, A Girl, & A Pug said...

You got her trained early:)

Wendi said...

What a fast learner!
I am with Kristen...Mexican is sounding really good right now!!!

Dana said...

We did the same thing, but with pop. Now since the evil daycare teachers have ruined Hunter 4-ever by giving him some of theirs we can't get away from him drinking ours once in awhile. He especially likes to find some we've left sitting someplace and highjack it!

and how come it always takes me 2 tries with the word verification?

McMommy said...

Cheers to Mommy Juice!!!!!