So, my DTE said I had about 38 miles left, which is plenty, of course. But when it dropped to 27, the light started flashing and I began to get nervous.
I did make it to the gas station, but not without some coasting and prayer. :o) Silly me for forgetting to fill up on the way home yesterday. Also got the aforementioned Angel Food box.
All this is to lead up to the reason that I stopped at WalMart: because I had time, and I was there already. Sufficient reason, yes? Total damage: 3 cake mixes (cupcake inspiration and excitement from my friend Kristen at Team Fuest), 3-pack of tissues, and juice boxes (because I can't resist, even though I'm a grown up woman now).
I happily drove home and was greeted by my dear husband - big hug and kiss. It's so VERY wonderful to have him home when I get home! I miss him a lot during the week.
Lunch was homemade chicken soup. Successful. Check. My hubby was very appreciative, and I surprised him by pulling out the confetti cake mix. His favorite! Yay! He requested a layer cake, with raspberry filling, and lots of icing. Can do! In the meantime, we played Scrabble. He almost always wins this game, and today I was very close to winning...but, alas! I was short a few points. Oh, well.
I also made cupcakes to freeze.
And here's the cake:
He approves. :o)