The memory isn’t lost on me - my mum had bought us McDonald’s, put my parents’ small tv in my brother’s room and loaded it with a VHS. She was hosting a Pampered Chef party. It was fun, cute and social for mums and wives. Now, the multi-level marketing companies are pervasive and intrusive. It’s … Continue reading Sounds Like an MLM
The Good List: Bed days, ordering in & being absolutely lazy What I’m Here For Week Two Slump: After the success of last week, I went back on my cooking grind. I didn’t cook the Magnolia Table Bow Tie Pasta last week, so I hit my mid-week slump by making it. Although I’ve loved the … Continue reading Sweet Sunday No. 51
My job requires me to be at work from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This typically means that I leave my house at 7:45 a.m. and get home after 6. If you’ve caught on, that means I spend two important meals and lots of snacks at my work space. As I try to ditch my … Continue reading Hungry for Work (Snacks)
The Good List: Kindness in the eyes of the barista, the smell of roses & a perfect moment in an imperfect world What I’m Here For New Year, New Me or Whatever: Once upon a time, I vowed to cook recipes from The Magnolia Cookbook throughout the year. Well, that epicly failed because my roommate … Continue reading Sweet Sunday No. 50
Something that’s been missing in my life has been a creative outlet outside of my day-job. I’ve joined committees and groups outside of work, even volunteering, but there was still a gaping hole for a creative need. Having an outlet that you can turn to and invest your energy into can bring a positive reinforcement … Continue reading A Little on the Side
I didn’t really feel like I missed out on much by going to Pepperdine for college, but one thing I felt like I didn’t get to experience was the excitement of college football! Football is a major part of the Texas culture. It literally starts in the “little league” of football games and doesn’t stop … Continue reading Touch Down Texas
I have an affinity for flowers. Not that it comes as a surprise to many of you. As you may know by now, I love all things bubbly, Parisian and floral. Having fresh blooms in my home, and even at my desk at work, is so important to me. The first time I discovered my … Continue reading Can We Speak in Flowers?
It feels like all I do these days is talk about dating...and that’s kind of true. I have no shame in admitting that every guy I’ve dated since 2016 has been from a dating app. I’ve found the most success in Bumble but have found a couple of suitors on Hinge. I truly stay the … Continue reading Bears. Beets. Bumble Buzz.
Did you see the news? Who are you voting for? Can you believe they said that? We all know where I stand on sharing my political, monetary and religious beliefs. Call me old-fashioned but we all know that the conversations we have now would make our grandparents clutch their Bibles. Politics are tricky. Talking politics … Continue reading A Clear Way to Talk Politics
The Good List: Deleting “me” & replacing with “we” What I’m Here For Here I Go Again: The time has come again for me to move! Haha, I wish I was kidding but thankfully this is only a quick hop over to the next city so a 30 minute move sure beats cutting across multiple … Continue reading Sweet Sunday No. 49