Thursday, February 23, 2012

Your Mouth Will Thank You

This is my favorite time of year.  No, I’m not being sarcastic, well maybe a little.  But I do love the weeks between Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day.  Why?  Because they are the only weeks of the year McDonald’s sells shamrock shakes.  And if you’ve never had one then let me extend my condolences to you.  They are quite possibly the most delicious frozen dessert you will ever taste.

Yes, I know there are hundreds, maybe even thousands of other frozen desserts in the world.  Many of these other desserts are more decadent I’m sure, but the pure minty simplicity of a shamrock shake makes it my favorite of all time.  To me, drinking a shamrock shake is like having an orgasm in your mouth, a high that only leaves you wanting more.
I think my love for the shamrock goodness stems back from when I was pregnant.  My husband and I made several trips to the doctor’s office leading up to my daughter’s delivery and each trip was followed by a stop at McDonald’s.  In fact, when my doctor finally decided she was going to induce me and sent me from her office to the hospital, my husband and I stopped for a shake on the way. (In case you were wondering, he gained almost as much weight as I did that last few weeks.)  I suppose it’s no surprise our daughter was born on St. Patrick’s Day.

At any rate, I’m feeling a late night McDonald’s run coming on…

1 comment:

  1. Oh, Laura ... woe is me, I share your Shamrock Shake passion! I say "woe is me" because those are always the weeks when I'm trying to lose a few, realizing the summer swimsuit season is approaching. I was pretty good this year, but I did cave once!