^^^ Mommy David date at Veggie Grill in downtown Seattle—soaking up our last few weeks of being “just the two of us”
What’s this? A second post in a single month? Your eyes do not deceive you! The nesting around here is fast and furious—10 weeks to go!—and I’ve struggled to balance everything I’d like to do—I love me some good vegan food, but little whale quilts and art projects are so much fun right now! But I’ve got a recipe for German Potato Salad that I am going to try to get up for you soon—so delicious—and also will hopefully get my Mighty O donut post up too! Working on it!
^^^ Mommy David date at Mighty O—the best donuts in Seattle, and vegan too!
You might remember that David’s birthday was a little more than 2 weeks ago. My sweet baby boy is now 3—is that even possible?
^^^ When he was born he fit into the center yellow portion of this quilt! I’m making a matching whale motif quilt for David’s little brother.
So in honor of his (belated) birthday, I thought I would share some of the funny “veganisms” that he says! He keeps me laughing all day long with his funny insights into things, and I’ve been collecting a list of his food related quotes for a while now, a la my favorite mom blog Camp Patton. (prepare for cute picture overload—I’m biased!).
David: Brown Puppy is an animal so he eats animal food. He’s not a vegan, he’s an omnivore like Daddy.
Me: What are you making for him?
David: Animal meatballs, animal meat, animal cheese, and animal carma john.
^^^ Brown Puppy, aka stuffed animal BFF
When taking a tray of frozen sweet peppers out of the freezer to put into a storage bag:
David: Wow Mommy, look at all of those pepperonis!
^^^ Making pesto—David wanted to use the entire lemon.
David: For my birthday we can have apple pie, banana pie, cranberry pie, and veggie cheese pie.
(we settled on cupcakes frosted with coconut whipped cream)
^^^ Birthday festivities
Me: How did you get so cute? How do you do it?
David: I eat lots of avocados.
At Target, looking at the signs in the grocery section
David : There’s the strawberries that I love, and the bananas, and the turkey…..”
Me: You love turkey?
David: Yes, I’m Grandma.
^^^ My favorite February birthday boys—just 1 week (and a couple of years) apart
Me: David, we need to make tofu this weekend.
David: Because I love tofu!
Irving: Let’s make chicken.
David: No, that’s gross!!!
David: Mommy, eat this snack I just made you.
Me: David, I’m too full. I need to wait.
David: But Mommy, all of the food will just fall into your knees.
At cooking class at our local natural foods coop PCC, while making salad dressing
Instructor: I can find some agave for the vegans…
Me: Don’t worry about it, we’re ok with honey….
1 minute later
Instructor: I have some cracked pepper here for anyone whole would like some….
David: Don’t worry about it, we’re ok with pepper.
While eating Molly Moon’s Ice Cream, whose logo is a dog
David: The vegan ice cream is for us. The dairy ice cream is for dogs.
^^^ Molly Moon’s. Go there.
At Ikea, after seeing a cow hide rug
David: Mommy, is that made with cow feathers?
A few hours after being offered a donut for breakfast (that we made together) and instead eating dried prunes.
David: Mommy, that was silly that we had donuts at breakfast because they’re a treat, they’re not for breakfast!
Me: blank stare
While making smoothies in the morning
David: My animals (stuffed BFFs) want non-vegan watermelon. They’re omnivore.
When sharing some raw applesauce with Grandma
David: We need to make applesauce for Grandma with cow apples because she’s not vegan.
David: This tofu is kind of bony.
What funny things do the little vegans in your lives say?
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