Category: taking stock

Taking Stock | 11

Making : prom corsages ’til my fingers fall off. Cooking : more veggies after watching Fed Up last weekend. Drinking : Tazo ‘Organic Peachy Green’ over ice by day, Blue Moon First Peach Ale by night. I have a thing for peaches, I guess? Reading : The Bell Jar and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Wanting : good news on a potential business opportunity. Wishing : for a good Mother’s Day week at the flower shop! Enjoying : longer days and soaking up the extra…

Taking Stock | 10

Making : goals for 2015. Not to be confused with resolutions; we all know I’m not giving up sugar and trashy reality TV, or hitting the gym err-day. Cooking : lots of takeout? Drinking : Moscow Mules in the copper mugs I bought myself my husband for Christmas. Recipe: Tito’s vodka + ginger beer (spring for the good stuff) + fresh lime + ice. Reading : Cathedral of the Wild by Boyd Varty; a birthday gift from a dear friend…

taking stock | 09

Making : homecoming corsages and boutonnieres. Cooking : lots of crockpot dinners, like this healthy chicken chili. A note: I don’t cut the chicken breast into chunks like the recipe suggests; I toss whole frozen boneless breasts in there and cook it for 5-6 hours on high until the chicken shreds easily. It’s easier and delicious-er. Drinking : Perrier by the case. (Have I told you about my new hobby of taking weekly trips to the Sam’s Club? I’m getting…

taking stock | 08

Making : plans for Labor Day weekend. It’s our last shot at a good break before the busy season kicks in. Cooking : EVOL frozen dinners in the microwave. Drinking : Tito’s and soda with lime in cute mason jar tumblers. Reading: The Wonder Spot by Melissa Bank. It’s kind of, meh. Wanting: a pair of classic black leather boots for fall. I’m peeping Hautelook sales every few days to find the perfect pair. Playing: the “All About that Bass” video…

taking stock | 07

Making : room on the ol’ Macbook because she’s starting to move at a turtle’s pace. Sorry blog photos circa 2010, there’s no more room in the inn. Cooking : lots of chicken, burgers and veggies on the grill. Drinking : “fat flush water.” I’ll let you know when I drop a few dress sizes. ;) Reading: #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso. Wanting: a weenie puppy just like my neighbors. {Can you stand it?! I can’t stand it.} Playing:…

taking stock | 06

Making : mini cheesecakes for a Memorial Day BBQ with friends tomorrow. Cooking : umm, not much; lots of takeout happening at Chez Lennox this month. Drinking : fresh-squeezed strawberry lemonade from the farmers market yesterday. Reading: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd and Gilead by Marilynn Robinson. Wanting: a pair of tall leather gladiator sandals for summer. Looking: forward to lots of summer dinners on the new grill C brought home this afternoon. Our old one…