(Potential) mini-crisis averted and my kids where taught the lesson to always confess, never tell the easy lie. I stood in the driveway applauding and being a woohoo girl.
Who want's pizza from Deli Italia? I love a democracy where the ruler (me) asks for a vote on what is a shoe-in victory. Everyone loves Deli Italia pizza.
(Potential) mini-crisis averted and 25 minutes later we were having a relaxing dinner al fresco. The relaxed atmosphere of being outside under the crabapple tree while eating arguably the best pizza in Rockford put everyone in a good mood.
The nine-year-old, uncharacteristically, ate two slices. The rest was devoured by the teenager and myself. A bonus of dining on the deck - no dishes.