Well it is two days after Christmas and I am still in lazy mode. I have done nothing but cook, eat, and watch movies and it has been glorious. So just to catch up on a few things. Christmas Eve is when my mom and I started cooking Christmas dinner. You will see why later and as we were slowly starting to make our way to the kitchen, I found my way to her closet. (Quite a distance away from the kitchen) There I found these wigs she used to wear when she lost all of her hair during her first few years of Lupus. She was very very self-conscious about her newly bald head, but she couldn’t see how beautiful (and more beautiful than with hair) she was.
Once when we went to NYC during the peak of her hair loss. The male flight attendant, taxi cab drivers, limo drivers, and doormen all loved her. She got serious royal treatment everywhere she went. It was easy getting a cab and even easier to call a…limo? But hey, it was great! So here are the wigs. They are all very 80’s and 90’s and absolutely hideous! My mom loved the shortest one, but when I was little I hated ALL OF THEM as did my dad. They got her through it. She calls these the dark ages of her life. Whatever gets you through.
So after playing around we decided to cook dinner. Finally. Some items on our menu that we were providing/cooking were dirty rice, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, pot roast, ham and some other stuff while everything else was to be brought by our family and friends. It took us the majority of the day to do this. It all started with two dishes: –>
Then it multiplied to be more than two..obviously. I am telling you this dinner was just like every epic Christmas we have at the Willies Residence. There was obviously enough food to feed 50 but we only had about 30 come. Oops. Let’s just say we fed many people for days. Everything was delicious and nothing was gross or average. I gotta say successful day! Now I wish everyone a wonderful awkward week in between Christmas and New Year’s!