Happy Chocolate Day! Okay I’m 3 days late but still….yay chocolate 🙂
This weekend instead of hiking we went on a beach picnic with another (awesome and super fun) couple. It was “Corgi Day” at the beach and we all love animals so we decided to go see all the corgis. There were soooooo mannnyyyy corgis (over 500). We saw corgi puppies, corgis with cowboy hats, corgis in tutus, corgis in bathing suits, corgis with bows, etc.
Wow it has been a stressful week! There are a lot of changes going on right now that are just going to take some getting used to. I’m hoping that this weekend we can go on a nice hike to clear our minds. My mom even sent me new hiking shoes so I am SUPER excited to use those!
Last weekend we didn’t get the chance to go hiking because Eric was working really hard on his talk, so instead of waking up early to go hiking, I woke up early to make french toast sticks! They were so good. They taste like Burger King french toast sticks. Continue reading
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Today is Eric’s birthday and I figure it wouldn’t be complete with out some kind of cake. I made funfetti cupcakes a while back and loved the ‘birthday feel’ so I thought I’d change it up a little and make fruity pebble cupcakes. Not only do these cupcakes have fruity pebbles in them, but the milk used to make them was soaked with the cereal to extract that yummy flavor. The cakes actually taste like fruity pebbles! Maybe next I will try a cinnamon toast crunch cupcake…
For dinner tonight we are trying out an Ethiopian restaurant we have been wanting to try for a while, Meals by Genet, on the Jonathan Gold’s 101 best list. We have decided that before we move from Los Angeles we’d like to try as many restaurants on his list as possible. We have only been to 3 so far which leaves 98 more to go haha. So if we stay in LA for another 4 years we need to go to 25 a year…..totally doable right??
Happy Birthday Eric! You are an amazing person and have brought a lot of happiness into my life when I needed it most. Love you to the moon and back.
It is finally final (ha) that we are going to the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in October! I am sooo excited. The balloon fiesta has been on my bucket list for a long time now and today we got our train and plane tickets, so it is really happening! Only 191 days to go haha.
So matcha green tea… Continue reading
On Friday I found out that my little brother (the one still in high school) was bullied by his ‘friends.’ Ugh this really irks me. High school can be hard sometimes, I wish I could take away some of the bad emotions he is experiencing right now. I wish I could tell him that when he graduates he won’t have to deal with it anymore. Sadly that isn’t true. When I was in high school I thought once I graduated I wouldn’t have to deal with bullies or see others be bullied again. But in reality, bullying occurs in all walks of life.
On a happier note, Eric and I had an awesome night last night! We decided to go get Ramen at a little restaurant we frequent. I love going there, the owners are so friendly and know our order by memory and their sushi is really good too. After we ate we went to see a movie at the theater. It reminded me of being home and it was nice to get out and do something different for a change. Continue reading