Snapshot: What I’ve Been Up To Lately

My niece is growing faster and faster, and I’m just grateful for the few moments we get to spend with her. We took her to Ocean Park on a holiday and while it was actually my dad who got a kick out of the Oceanarium, I was so happy to see this munchkin giggling and walking around the place. I…

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Ten Things I’m Thankful For

♥ Listening to letters being read out loud.♥ New Christmas music.♥ Friends in the office who are just as crazy as I am!♥ Up Dharma Down’s Capacities (Thanks, D-an for letting me copy your CD!)♥ Receiving very sweet words from my former boss. Here’s hoping I really have it in me!♥ Yummy sangria to end the week.♥ Gold glitter polish!♥…

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How Did You Find Me Here?

Music Monday Tasty Tuesday Source: theglitterguide.com via Macy on Pinterest Wishful WednesdayWho knew I’d ever complete this baking wishlist I did in 2008? I still have a lot of dreams that are bound to come true. And I’m pretty sure they will at the right time. (: Thoughtful Thursday Source: designismine.blogspot.com via Macy on Pinterest Fashion Friday * weekly-themed post…

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Baker’s Bites: Happy 87th Birthday, Lola!

My dad’s mom turned 87 last Saturday. Baked her some chocolate and peanut butter chip cookies to share with everyone for lunch. I love making chocolate chip cookies! They’re always a big hit as proven by the crumbs left from the dozen I left for the house. My dad says the box we gave lola was also wiped out. Hooray!…

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Shot Through the Heart and You’re to Blame

Music Monday My brother tweeted a link to this video last week. Hilarious! Tasty Tuesday Treats at last week’s book launch for One Crazy Summer and Fan Girl, both written by absolutely brilliant people who I’m honored to call my friends (also my bosses, hahaha). Can’t wait to try the recipes in the book! Wishful Wednesday A dress to wear…

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Baker’s Bites: Cookie Fail

I’ve been obsessing about these melt-in-your-mouth brownie cookies for a while. I had some egg whites left over from making the Chocolate Turtle Pie for New Year’s so I tried the recipe over the weekend. They came out chewy and too sweet (I didn’t have any dark chocolate around so I used semisweet). Next time, I think I will use…

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