You know those days, where everything seems to be going well and then all of a sudden out of nowhere, it just flops? I had one of those days last Friday.
It started out so good too. I woke up in a cheery mood and decided that I was going to be super productive and get a ton of stuff done. I tidied the house, did the dishes, collected the eggs, made plum jam, made an upside down plum cake and started making bread (from scratch) all before 11:00am!
I felt good. So proud of myself.
And then it happened. While I was taking my plum cake out of the oven, it slipped.
I admit, I swore when it happened. It made me so mad, after all that work, to lose all my fabulous GF/DF cake I made. But after swearing and feeling just about ready to cry, I decided I could totally salvage some of it.
So I did what any sane person would do. I pulled out a spatula and scraped as much as I could up into a bowl.
Unfortunately, there was still quite a bit of cake smooshed between the door and the bottom of the oven.
Upon my return, I realized I had to deal with it immediately since I needed the oven to cook my bread that was rising. So I got to work cleaning up the sticky crumby mess. It was everywhere, including the bottom drawer of the stove.
Once I had the stove ready to go again, I checked on my plum jam that was cool by now. Only to discover, it totally didn't set. Again. Maybe I should just give up on jam.
But alas, the bread worked. Good thing too, since the rest of my day had gone to the dogs.
So overall, the day wasn't a complete disaster. But it definitely didn't go as planned and my proud productive feelings only lasted a couple hours in the morning. Once the bread was done, I gave up on the rest of the day and worked on some knitting while watching Downton Abbey.
What about you? When was the last time you had a day just go downhill?