As is typical for the Italian party host, I made Way Way too much food. It was all delicious, though! The highlight of the party was, of course, the cheesecake, and it did not disappoint. It was perfectly dense, moist, cheesy, and fruity. In exchange for all my hard work, I did manage to inherit 4… Continue reading A Spread for The Books
Yesterday morning while I was making breakfast, husband was making our coffees with out new Nespresso machine. He accidentally pressed the start button without having a cup under the spout, so he scrambled to grab a mug from the cupboard. We have lots of mugs. Many, many different mugs. Most of them are either part… Continue reading The Broken Mug
In an effort to make more "friends" and interact more with the people in my community, I offered to help organize the wrap-up party for A's soccer team. I booked a venue and picked up prizes at the dollar store, and I volunteered to make the cake! I didn't have a chance to do what… Continue reading Soccer Par-Tay!
I think I have entered the anger phase of grief. I was thinking about the "reasons" why I'm not "friend worthy" anymore, and they don't make sense... 1. How does someone else's bad/negative attitude make it impossible for you to reach your own life goals? Only if you let it... Maybe I've been negative a… Continue reading Excuses
"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy." ~Guillaume Apollinaire On this date one year ago, I joined a splurge group with K. That night symbolized an important moment for me, and I think this quote captures it well. Happiness encompasses so many different things: It can… Continue reading Day 9: A Moment in Happiness