Date: May 07, 2023 11:22 am Title: Chapter 1
Murphy’s law. For some reason I kept picturing the poltergeist as John K in the beginning and by the end I know why haha. He’s more mischievous than James (Jim) Duncan Halpert.
This is funny and cute! Phil is a mini Jim. Cooking with kids can be tough.
Author's Response: Indeed it can be. All in good fun though. Glad you liked it.
Date: May 20, 2022 09:57 pm Title: Chapter 1
Funny! Cute. Very realistic. And honestly, I don't doubt Jim would be exactly this unfortunate when he was most cocky about getting everything done.
Author's Response: Thanks. It was a lot of fun to create all that chaos and still keep it light hearted. Glad you liked it.
Date: May 02, 2022 09:55 pm Title: Chapter 1
Okay, I’ve been waiting far too long for a mention of PAM cooking spray in a Jam fic. Maybe you’re not the first, but you’re my first. This was super cute.
Author's Response: Awww, thank you. Glad you liked it. I had a lot of fun creating all that chaos.
Date: May 02, 2022 05:43 pm Title: Chapter 1
I really enjoyed this - it was truly adorable. I could totally picture Daddy Jim and the kiddos. I legit laughed out loud when the munchkins got into the butter. If only that were the only snafu in the big plan to surprise Pam - but Murphy S Law had his fun today. And seems the kiddos did too.
Cute mention of the PAM cooking spray.
Oh and since Jim forgot to make dinner, I know just the place he can get a last minute reservation.
A lot of fun with this one.
Author's Response: Thanks Max. Glad you liked it. What's life without a little bit of chaos every now and then? Glad you liked all the details. I considered bringing Christopher's into this one, but imagine the chaos that would ensue if Murphy tagged along. No, let's keep Christopher's a place of peace and calmness. Besides, McDonalds have PlayPlaces where the kiddos can burn off energy. Thanks as always for your comments.
Date: May 02, 2022 11:31 am Title: Chapter 1
This was so ridiculously cute, I LOVED it.
Murphy’s tone was hilarious, I love that he’s kinda mad at Jim for maturing.
So funny how everything went wrong at every possible step. And even when the cake was finally done he’d forgotten to make dinner.
I just have to know though, Jim what kind of cake are you making that doesn’t need butter but does need salt?! Maybe those little accidents were for the best.
Loved this one and I can’t wait for the next in the series. Oh wait, is that The New Guy I see there? Oh ok, I’ll just have to reread it then
Author's Response: I'm so glad you liked it so much. I had a big grin on my face having Jim go through all of that. Just one of those times where he just couldn't win. Ah well, at least there was cake to be had at the end. Thanks for the review.
Date: May 02, 2022 10:02 am Title: Chapter 1
The idea that Murphy's Law has turned on post-Athleap Jim as he's gone more legit is hilarious. Hell hath no fury like a law of nature scorned, I suppose.
Honestly, though, Jim's been a father long enough to know that attempting to cook with two small children when you're outnumbered is a tough sled. A nice gesture for Pam, but the chaos was inevitable. Nice that Cece and Phil are getting along though! And the kitchen seems to have taken the brunt of the damage.
"I do it!" I picture this entire sequence shot like a slasher movie, and we're just waiting for the killer to jump out at us.
"It’ll only take fifteen minutes." Again, Jim. You're just tempting fate here. Even if you were on Murphy's good side.
Somewhere, Michael is trying to think of a bunch of jokes about Jim using a can of Pam.
Well, Jim tried. And he, like Pam and us, will see the humor in this eventually. Very fun!
Author's Response: Glad you liked the concept. It was fun to start things out like that. I'd say normally Jim can mulit-task with the kids pretty good by now, but with Murphy actively working against him this time around, he was doomed to hilarious failure. Yes, there was much tempting of fate and fate won. It's not always about the result but able the effort and yeah the good thing about Jim and Pam is they can take a joke. Glad you like this one. Thanks as ever for the review.