Monthly Archives: June 2013

Very Good Things

This week I’m grateful for:

  • My husband
  • Mid-week days off
  • Puerto Rican black beans, rice, and tostones
  • My confidants
  • Ripe avocados
  • Being on the right side of history
  • Giving blood
  • Gardening, just a little
  • Meeting Andrés’ God daughter
  • A+P spending the night
  • This skit from the Carol Burnett show
  • Tostones, eggs and avocado for breakfast
  • Free PB picture ledges (thanks, K!)
  • Antiquing with Y
  • Schwinn Twinn bicycles

Very Good Things

This week I’m grateful for:

  • My husband
  • Kind strangers having my back
  • White Cheddar PopCorners
  • Reading Doula books
  • Peanutbutter cookies
  • Andrés’ hard work to get make our deck safer/look nicer
  • Surprise Red Vines
  • Andrés’ anise flavored ice cream (labeled “Anise Get Your Gun”) for my dad
  • Our Weber grill!
  • Cooking out with my family
  • My mom’s potato salad
  • Family play lists
  • Apple crumb pie with homemade crust
  • Our “new to us” RAV4 (family car!)
  • Eating BBQ leftovers on our deck

Very Good Things

This week I’m grateful for:

  • My husband!
  • Dinner with Y&A
  • A whole new meaning for “pea gravel”
  • Our neighbor’s pup, Bella
  • Dark stormy days
  • Planning Y’s bachelorette
  • “Ain’t nobody got time for counting down to your birthday.”
  • V’s slutty cat
  • Furniture building plans
  • Beginning the deep clean
  • Andrés’ work on the deck
  • Dinner + a movie date night
  • My generous Colonel Dad
  • Bagel Bites
  • Sunday afternoon naps
  • This kitten
  • Night time showers

Very Good Things

This week I’m grateful for:

  • My husband
  • Half days with Ruby
  • Solid perfume in tins
  • Big curling wand curls
  • Sharing BLTs
  • Dollar Shave Club
  • Grilled chicken Caesar salads (with homemade dressing!)
  • Blurred Lines
  • Waking up right
  • Hanging out with N and baby V
  • More Craigslist mirrors
  • Amaretto orange graham cracker ice cream (A’s creation)
  • Nashville marathons
  • ESTJ + INTJ
  • Free pea gravel
  • Perfecting my Sriracha honey lime wings
  • 100+ weeks of gratitude!

Very Good Things

This week I’m grateful for:

  • My husband
  • Lunch with K at Cheesequake
  • Surprise baby’s breath
  • Cards Against Humanity parties
  • Dirty martinis
  • Eggs in a basket
  • Days spent thrifting
  • Ceramic berry baskets (thank you C!)
  • Exceptional dinners with Y+A
  • Mini chicken pot pies
  • My dad’s Caesar salad recipe
  • Clos du Bois
  • The smell of old books
  • This dog
  • Persian Rose perfume
  • Andrés, again, because he’s awesome