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Tomato Soup and Proverbs

Monday, December 12, 2005

"A nice warm tummy, makes a happy heart." Says my son to me while slurping his tomato soup for lunch. "Where did you hear that?" I ask. "I just made it up." He shrugs. My luv.

  1. Blogger angel, jr. said:

    What a nice saying. You should send that in to Campbells. It would make quite a commercial.

  1. Blogger Anhoni Patel said:

    He made it up? How old is he? Are you sure he didn't just read it off the can?

  1. Blogger No_Newz said:

    Awww! I think he just created the new slogan for Campbell's.
    Lois Lane

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    I took you up on your suggestion. I contacted Campbells and sent them the story. I'll probably get some 10 cent off coupons. :)

    He's 4, and can't read yet. I am still wondering if he heard this somewhere, but he comes out with stuff like this rather often. Freaks me out sometimes.

    You heard it here first! ;)

  1. Blogger Chloe said:

    there's a kid who knows his own good.
    and he is so right. my heart never feels good on an empty stomach.
    he should be a dietician.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    A dietician or a marketing executive! Kids come up with the most interesting things to say!

  1. Blogger missbhavens said:

    Tomato soup makes me feel happy, too! Especially Campbell's Tomato Bisque, which is really hard to find, for some reason.

    Happy tummies!

  1. Blogger SkyeBlue2U said:

    That's beautiful, sounds like the beginning of a book.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Tomato Bisque; I've never had it; I'll have to go and see if we have it here in Canada. If we do, I'll mail you a case.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Hmmm, perhaps "Tomato Soup for the 4-Year Old's Soul" :)

  1. Blogger Dr. Deborah Serani said:

    Just wonderful. I love when kids come up with these golden nuggets of prose.


  1. Blogger Heidi said:

    "I'll have to go and see if we have it here in Canada."

    Cathy do we ever have anything here?..lol nope. All the good stuff in the States.

    Goodluck with Campbells :) ..I feel like soup tonight..It's freezing here. Brrrrr...

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Unfortunately not everything that somes out of his mouth is a golden nugget!

    Yeah, I know; it will be a rare thing if we have something that is not easy to come by in the U.S.

  1. Blogger Stephanie said:

    Your son is correct, as usual.

    My Mom always served tomato soup w/a grilled cheese sandwich after a hard day of playing in the snow. It's still one of my favorite winter meals.

  1. Blogger blackcrag said:

    I've always said "Happiness is a full fridge." I started saying that when I lived on my own and was making just enough to decide whether to pay the rent or eat for the next couple weeks.

    Soups and stews... always good comfort food. I think I like your son.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Stephanie and Blackcrag;
    He has good taste, I agree.

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