The most common excuses for not cooking dinner
It’s happened to the best of us at some point. You’ve chilled out all day, done pretty much nothing until mother comes home after a hard day at work to find you haven’t lifted a finger and the potatoes aren’t on the boil for dinner.
Or maybe you’re the one who has come home after a busy day to find the whole household wondering where you have been and why their dinner isn’t on the table.
Now while you may turn it on its head and ask them what they have been doing all day, you know that your lot are a little crafty and having practiced for years and knowing which buttons to press, they will have a list of little excuses to why your dinner wasn’t on the table and why they didn’t even get round to lifting the meat out the freezer.
To give you a heads up on what excuses you could potentially face (or potentially use) here are the most common excuses USED for not cooking the dinner!
- “I don’t know how to cook; I am not good at all. You are so much better.”
- “I just don’t feel like cooking or eating tonight.”
- “I am on a diet and can’t be in the kitchen.”
- “I got home from work and felt far too tired to cook.”
- “I got home too late to start cooking.”
- “I didn’t know where everyone was so I just thought I would wait until everyone got in.”
- “We all ate a big snack earlier and aren’t really that hungry anymore.”
- “I asked what people wanted and everyone said they didn’t know so I thought I would wait to get a second opinion.”
- “Everyone wanted something different and I only have one pair of hands.”
- “The kitchen isn’t really big enough for the meal I had planned.”
- “I had an idea for a really extravagant meal but you didn’t have the ingredients in so I couldn’t make it.”
- “There is nothing in the cupboards for me to cook.”
- “I fancy a takeaway.”
- “I am not cooking for us anymore, I am worried about global warming.”
- “I have had so so much homework to do when I have come in from school I just didn’t have the time and I really don’t want to fail.”
- “I didn’t want to start cooking and then waste all the food if no one was eating. I was thinking of you really and all the money you spend on food.”