Girls’ Getaway To The Beach!

I love my younger sister SO MUCH. She is one of my favorite people. She is an amazing person and I love being around her. She has a demanding career and the pandemic has been very taxing on her. Even though my least favorite time to go to the beach is in July – I’mContinue reading “Girls’ Getaway To The Beach!”

Birthday Cake

Traditions in my family – the birthday cake is a surprise. You can’t see it until Mom carries it out, all aglow with candles. This has been previously discussed in The Cake Slap. The traditions in Bridgette’s husband’s household growing up were different from mine. They took an active part in choosing and creating theirContinue reading “Birthday Cake”

Couple’s Getaway!

I am still not ready to travel out of state but I have been taking cautious jaunts here and there in my home state where I feel “safe” from COVID and angry people. That really does not leave many places in North Carolina but we have been making do. This past weekend my husband andContinue reading “Couple’s Getaway!”

Mary Mary Quite Contrary

How does your garden grow? I thought I would share some garden pictures, since it’s been a couple of months. I always plant a couple of cherry tomatoes on the porch for Mom. She loves to pick them and eat them as fast as she can. I think it’s interesting that 2 of the plantsContinue reading “Mary Mary Quite Contrary”

Korean Barbecue

There are a ton of great Korean dishes but the one that always impresses newcomers to this Asian cuisine is Korean Barbecue. Today, my friend and “mentor”, Mr. Seoung asked to meet my family so we made a reservation at Seol Grille restaurant in Cary to share a meal together. https://www.yelp.com/biz/seol-grille-cary-3 Mr. Seoung and IContinue reading “Korean Barbecue”

Holy COW, It Is Hot!

It has been raining a lot in my neck of the woods. We have had very humid hot days and some unseasonably cool days. My friends in the NC mountains have experienced some wacky weather as well. I am most concerned for my friends in the state of Washington. Some dear friends have a smallContinue reading “Holy COW, It Is Hot!”

I Am A Cliche

. . .and I think I liked it. You’ve seen it in RomComs and other movies – the writer in a coffee shop getting inspired and working feverishly while sipping coffee they paid too much for. Well, that was ME yesterday! There were even trains passing by that I could see and hear through theContinue reading “I Am A Cliche”