Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Broken Item of the Week

Here we go again folks, the long awaited much anticipated Broken Item of the Week.

Mr LC was heating up leftover crap Kraft dinner for his lunch.  He ate it right out of the bowl (my mum's vintage Fire King) and left it sitting on that little stand you see in the picture.  After the delicious meal, he decided to give Sophie a hair cut.  Like a good boy, when he was finished he got out the vacuum cleaner to clean up.  You know the rest of the story...
It's funny because a little while earlier I was wondering around the house (avoiding my job) thinking about a broken item.  A few weeks ago a dear friend begged me to break something to cheer her up.  Nay, Nay, I told her, it has to be real, I have my integrity to uphold.

Well, I hope you're happy Carmel.

13 comments:

Razmataz said...

That's what I love about you.....completely authentic...no staged smashings for you.

An Urban Cottage said...

At least no good food went to waste.

sarah atmyyellowhouse said...

I guess he needs to start eating on the good plastic!

Laura said...

I was hoping it was due to him tripping over that stupid cord! Oh well, at least Carmel's happy.

did he trim around Sophie's eyes?!

Elegancemaison said...

OO-er. Vintage glassware balanced precariously + husband + vacuum cleaner. Caused me stress just reading about it. In 41 years of marriage I've rarely (if ever) broken any household objects. But Mr EM is a past master (though running scared these days and VERY careful)Lol! Unlike Carmel, I can hardly bear to read about your broken items - I almost start hyperventilating. As I write I am looking at a recent replacement for my beloved 1970s Arabia teapot that his mother broke on a visit 35 years ago. He is still on the look out for another 1970s Arabia Cow milk jug that he broke last year. Obsessed, moi? Yesssssssssss! ( Sorry.)

Makeminemidcentury said...

Oh, I don't mean you to break something irreplaceable.

I really don't like opening your 'broken item' posts. I don't know what I'll find. I must have been really depressed when I asked you to break something.

I am quite upset by Ms EM's stories of broken Scandinavian crockery.

My husband broke the last piece of the dinnerware setting my grandmother was given for her wedding. He dropped it, unceremoniously, in a carpark. Is that any consolation?

Deb said...

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It really doesn't bother me when these things break. Don't feel badly please!

brismod said...

I noticed your blog was lacking broken items lately...I thought the had transferred to me! I'm living in fear for our next broken item. xx

Sue said...

I'm still all amazement that you call it crap dinner. We call it crappy dinner at our house. lol

Sweet Bee Cottage said...

Oh no! Wish I still had the one I sent off! My eyes will be peeled now for one of these for you. I'm still looking for a grandfather (or grandmother) clock to replace your broken one. It's been pretty hard to find one from the 1700s, but I'm looking for you. (I almost left out the word clock - that sure changed the meaning of that sentence. LOL)

the gardener's cottage said...

all is right with the world again. whew.

Anna Bartlett said...

Lucky you didn't start a 'Broken Bone of the Week' segment - because we all like to please MMMC!

LeAnn said...

Priceless....it was just bound to happen right?