Pippin: What about Breakfast?
Aragorn: You already had it!
Pippin: We’ve had one, yes. What about Second Breakfast?
Merry: I don’t think he knows about Second Breakfast, Pip….
The Fellowship of the Ring (Lord of the Rings Trilogy)
It’s safe to say that Miss Bags and The WilburBeast LOVE their food. Especially breakfast! Sometimes I do wonder if I have spawned a tribe of wee hobbits (without the hairy feet!) instead of children.
Take this half-term for example…. Now maybe it’s because we are more relaxed in the mornings, and don’t have the “we-MUST-leave-by-08:30-or-we’ll-be-LATE” pandemonium that the school run brings, (or maybe they are just laying down extra fat stores for winter…) but the weans have been EATING. And then some.
Lately breakfast has consisted of:
Miss Bags: Innocent Fruit Smoothie, Cheerios, Toast with Jam (and butter Mummy!), Dippy Egg and soldiers…. All on the SAME DAY. (she then went on to eat Roast Chicken for lunch!) She also is partial to pancakes and crumpets. All after cereal of course…!
The Wilburbeast: Milk, Cheerios, Toast, then anything else he can get his hands on (usually Daddy’s breakfast – or he will con “bis-quits” out of whichever one of us is less likely to argue)
Despite having such big breakfasts – they begin clamouring for lunch at 11am – or should that be elevenses?