#2,139 Stormy Homebody Halloween.
by Erin Napier
Besides a mid-morning brunch with Jim and Lucy while Mallorie’s gone on a trip with her mama for the weekend, and Ben’s late afternoon in the woodshop working on some pieces for the LRMA gala auction while I stayed home deep cleaning, we were homebodies on the stormiest Halloween I can remember in my life.
The morning was overcast enough for a walk with the pups, but just a few hours later the tornado siren was wailing which scared me to death. Thankfully, no tornadoes touched down and the warnings expired shortly and we were left with a heavy, unending rain for the night.
This is how worried Ben was about the warnings:
For dinner, I heated up roasted tomato bisque from the freezer that I thankfully remembered to bag up the last time I made it, and Ben made his most delicious grilled cheese sandwich with french bread, colby jack cheese and butter. So, what happened was, whilst wearing my pajamas, in the middle of a storm, on Halloween night, I got to enjoy my absolute favorite meal on the couch underneath my favorite blanket.
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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!