Monday, June 29, 2009

Crazy Eights!

Aarean tagged me, um, a while ago. And I'm lazy, so just now getting to it. But at least I'm actually doing it, right?

8 things I am looking forward to:
1. Work off on Friday
2. Patio of Fire!
3. Celebrating the 4th with family
4. Monday, July 6th
5. My Family Reunion in July
6. Dinner (I just need to figure out what it is first)
7. Fresh peaches and blackberries from Grandma Bellow's tree
8. November 13th

8 things I did yesterday:
1. Woke up
2. Ate waffles that the rock star made me
3. Got ready
4. Went to church
5. Made shrimp po boys for dinner. Yum.
6. Made delicious cake mix cookies
7. Ate said cookies, and took some to friends
8. Went to bed

8 things I wish I could do:
1. Turn off the TV when there's nothing on (which is most of the time!)
2. Get myself to go to bed on time
3. Grow productive vegetable plants
4. Have a raspberry bush in my yard
5. Travel more often
6. Make gellato as yummy as the stuff in Florence
7. Paint, draw, sculpt, etc like a pro
8. Grow a money tree (stole that one, Aarean)

8 Shows I watch:
1. Hannah Montana (totally true, I love the Disney channel)
2. So You Think You Can Dance
3. Good Eats
4. Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
6. House
7. Ace of Cakes
8. The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brian

8 favorite fruits:
1. Raspberries
2. Pineapple
3. Strawberries
4. Mango
5. Peaches
6. Crisp Apples
7. Blackberries
8. Kiwi

8 Places I'd Like to Travel
1. Anywhere
2. I
3. Have
4. Never
5. Been
6. Before
7. Sounds
8. Good

I tag...Anyone interested in being tagged. You're it!

Friday, June 26, 2009

Summer Treat

I LOVE rhubarb. It reminds me of summer time in Canada. I see lots of recipes for rhubarb cake, rhubarb pie, rhubarb crumble, rhubarb cobbler. All delicious, for sure. But here's one I haven't seen before. Rhubarb Sorbet. I just might have to try this one when my mom starts harvesting her crop this year.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

To: Austin

Love: Angela

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

I'm In Love

With a really expensive chair (the one on the left).

First I saw it on DesignSponge, but there wasn't any reference, so I googled "plywood elephant stool". Turns out it's famous. Nuts! I could always get the cheap(er) plastic version.
The pink one is pretty cute. But that's still a lot, especially for the cheaper plastic version. Or the miniature version. Yeah, it's so famous, you can buy it in miniature. But that's even more than I would likely spend on a normal sized chair. Probably, I'll just admire it for free in picture form.

Friday, June 5, 2009

So Pretty

I came across Ruthi Auda's blog today via Jordan's blog. She makes amazing in store displays at Anthropologie. My favorite one she did is this wisteria tree. Lovely.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Free Downloads

Just found this blog, Heirloom Paperie, via How About Orange. They have a free template download every Tuesday. Cute stuff! I might just have to plan a party so I can use the invitation template from yesterday.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Sold to Bidder Number 42!

Tonight is our annual service auction. I'm not in charge this year, so I just get to go and enjoy. Lovely. I'll be donating these earrings:

(Pink Quartz accented with Garnet)

I'm also donating the same two cheesecakes I made last year. I might bid on the chocolate one myself, because now I really want to eat it! I'll have to let you know how it goes.

*Update: The auction went well, and I am the lucky winner of two loaves of homemade cinnamon swirl bread. Yum!