It's eggnog season and I have been reminded by my kiddos that there are plenty of other seasonal flavors to enjoy---instead of eggnog. Can you believe these littles? It's only here for one month a year! But the hilarious discussion did spark a story and the timing couldn't be more perfect because it's also time for Susanna Hill's annual Holiday Contest!
‘Nuff With The Nog!
By Kari Ann Gonzalez
Christmas? I’m in!
Cookies and cocoa? Sign me up.
Santa? Yes, please!
Mom’s sweetened yolk? What a joke!
I hate eggnog!
“Another glass, Sweetie?”
My barf-o-meter’s blaring, but…
Mom’s beaming at her best-ever-batch.
“Okay, Mom. Just ONE more glass.”
But, by Christmas eve…
“It’s in my French toast?”
“You used this on the roast!”
“The frosting on my cookie?!”
I’d rather have a noogie!
Last straw. This has to stop.
I’ll risk the naughty list!
Oops, I left-it-in-the-car-nog.
Oh, you think I’m wicked?
Have a glass of worry-about-yourself-nog!
“Another glass?” Mom asks.
“I HATE NOG!”
“Sorry! It’s true. I’ve been pretending to like it for you! But…
‘nuff with the nog!”
“Oh, Sweetie. Should’ve just told me! Maybe it IS time for something new…
I know! Peppermint pancakes!”
P.S. I hate peppermint, too.
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