It's ice fishing season. Have I got everything, rod, tip up, cooler, frost bite remedy, snacks, hand and foot warmers? Yeah that's about it!
No, wait - bait. What'll it be? Worms? The ground is frozen. Minnows? No money. Blew it all on beer. Time to get creative. Take a look in the kitchen and see what else might do.
Voila! Answer to both you and your wife's prayers.
A shrimp ring.