Can I whine for a minute?
Tonight’s the ball.
And I’m not going. Wahhhh.
We always miss the balls but usually it’s because my husband’s scheduled for something months before. But this time I got my hopes up. I bought a dress back in, like, June. We bought tickets, we found a babysitter, and we ordered my husband a new blue jacket thing about a month ago. And I was psyched because the blue jacket thing said 3 to 5 day shipping which left us plenty of time to get it tailored and get all his patches put on or whatever.
So 11 days after I ordered it and it still hadn’t shipped, I got on the live chat. And the girl told me that they have to special order uniforms from a uniform shop. And I said, “But this is the uniform shop, no?”
Long story short, the Army even manages to screw up online shopping.
I’m really only sad because I love my dress and what if it’s totally out of style by the time the next post-deployment ball rolls around?
Can I just show up alone, take a few pictures in my dress, and then leave?
Is that acceptable? No?
So tonight I’ll be drowning my sorrows in something chocolatey and delicious while I watch Scandal. There may be a pizza involved, too. I might even go for a canned Strawberrita. I’m classy like that.
Anyway, have you ever made mousse? I was under the impression that it was a labor intensive, 3 day process but it’s literally melting chocolate and folding in whipped cream.
I made this White Chocolate Mousse with Raspberry Sauce in less than 15 minutes. And it’s so rich and creamy that it really feels like something that should take hours to make. I think I’m obsessed with mousse now.
If you need a quick, easy, but still awesome Valentine’s Day dessert, this is it!