A Perfect Saturday

Today I woke up and was startled. For the first time in a very long time, I have a whole day without any scheduled work events. So I thought I’d share how I am going to fill this unusual vast amount of empty space.

First up, I scooted downstairs to make my husband’s favorite Leftovers Frittata. I was away from home constantly the last two years as I campaigned and he is a wonderful and patient man. He deserves a hundred frittatas.

Leftovers Frittata

Preheat oven to 375
Spray deep dish pie pan with Pam

Whisk 6 eggs with 1/4 cup half and half or cream
Then go to town..
This morning I added some leftover chives
Then added a diced spicy chicken sausage
I sautéed the tops of 2 leeks with a little fresh jalapeño pepper, some yellow pepper, and some fresh spinach and added that
Then I put in about a half of cup of leftover brussell sprouts w/bacon
And about 1/3 cup reduced fat feta cheese.

Salt and pepper
Pour in pie plate
If you want add some grated cheese of choice on top
Bake for about 20 to 25 minutes ( till middle doesn’t wiggle )
Serves four

I took a pic when it came out of oven. I will include.

After breakfast and coffee with Joe, I’m going to spend some quality time on the treadmill. I’m watching latest season of Downton Abbey as I sweat. Makes it bearable.

Then I’m going to go shop for some bargains for my newest grandson. I GET TO BABYSIT TONIGHT AND HE’S SPENDING THE NIGHT! Can you tell I’m excited? He’s three months old and I’m over the moon over him. He is our sixth grandchild and they are all precious. I love buying clothes for my grandchildren.

Then I’m going to come home and the weather folks say its going to be warm enough for me to take some hot tea and my book to the screened in porch. I’m finishing a great book Elsewhere by Richard Russo. The book was a gift from Sherrod Brown’s wife, Connie Schultz, who is an accomplished writer in her own right.

Then….M I Z…. Tiger basketball on TV. They have looked good the last few weeks. Is it possible that they are coming together at exactly the right time? They will be. #2 seed in the SEC tourney, behind Florida. And this team is capable of beating anyone. I love college basketball, and yes, I’m mad about it in March.

I am so honored to serve my state. And I try to work very hard at my job. But to have a day that includes cooking, shopping, reading, Mizzou basketball, and babysitting my grandchild? Perfect.

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    "I’m finishing a great book Elsewhere by Richard Russo. The book was a gift from Sherrod Brown’s wife, Connie Schultz,...
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    Words cannot describe how much I love Claire McCaskill
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    One of the many reasons I love Claire McCaskill. If I lived in Missouri, I’d vote for her for forever.
  5. monkeygal reblogged this from clairecmc and added:
    This really does sound like a perfect Saturday. Also, she’s such a damn delight.
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