Last week, we were all stuck in the house because Nate had a fever for 5 days and felt miserable. Today I got a call from Ava's school to come pick her up because she had a fever and was shivering with the chills. Oh, man! I have a feeling we will be stuck at home this whole week also if she has what Nate had. She feels so horrible. How do I know? Because the girl didn't touch her Sonic lunch and fell asleep at 12:30 for a 2 hour nap. Ava lives for Sonic, the best food in the universe according to her opinion. And before today, she hadn't napped in about a year. She took another nap at 4:30, and then begged to go to bed at 7 PM. I hate to see my kids feeling so sick and achy and awful.
In other, completely unrelated news, I made a delicious chicken and rice salad tonight thanks to the recipe Dara posted on the B.A.D. Girls Recipe Blog. Cody even liked it, which is saying a lot since he doesn't usually go for chicken salads. And, I roasted acorn squash halves in the oven and lavishly covered them in butter and brown sugar. Too bad it's about 85 degrees outside, because acorn squash is more of a wintery thing. I should have waited until tomorrow night to make it since the temperature is dropping 20 degrees by then.