#2,052 Lasagna + Pickering Party.
by Erin Napier
Ben’s birthday list continued tonight with my favorite meal on planet earth since I was a toddler: my mama’s lasagna. And I swear the pan she made tonight was the best she’s ever made, EVER. I could eat 10 lbs. of it, y’all. I’m not kidding. This was my first helping.
After a long dinner with my parents, we headed back home and walked through our backyard to the state auditor’s house for an election night party.
He’s been the victim of a mudslinging, dirty campaign for reelection, but he kept the high road no matter what his opponent said to the papers to try and tarnish his reputation. I’m so proud of our sweet neighbors, because tonight was a celebration. He won in a landslide statewide! Moments after the Associated Press made the announcement, news teams were in the foyer to report the victory:
As Mal said, “Don’t pick on a Pickering!”
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I’m Erin Napier, co-owner of Laurel Mercantile Co. and Scotsman Co. with my husband, Ben. I’m an artist and he’s a craftsman and we help people moving to our town find and restore old houses on HGTV’s Home Town. In an effort to count my blessings, this journal has documented only the good things that happen on each and every day of my life since January 1, 2010. I am a wife, a daughter, a homebody, a bubble bath lover, a book reader, a sentimental, stressed out, slightly obsessive southerner. Welcome!