Category: lifestyle

Being a Control Freak
I'm enjoying my morning coffee right now.  When it comes to my coffee I'm pretty ritualistic. I keep the metal pitcher in the fridge, so its cold and makes the steaming that much easier. I always use a thermometer to steam the milk to the exact temperature I want it (so it doesn't go cold too fast).  I have to have velvety smooth, frothy foam on top (keeps the coffee hotter, longer).  And my shots have to measured perfectly every time (so my coffee always tastes the same). Some call it being a perfectionist, but I think that's just a nice way of saying "being a control freak". (Also, when it comes to coffee I like to blame my PacNW roots. It' ...
Late Night Thoughts That Keep Me From Sleeping
Good morning Internet.  It's Friday and I couldn't be happier that the weekend is here, except for the fact that my boyfriend/future husband (is it strange that I still find it weird saying fiance?) is leaving me today for a month in South Africa :-(  Sad for two reason, because I won't see him for 4 weeks, and because he gets to keep going to South Africa without me.  Doesn't seem fair really. I was up late last night, tossing and turning.  I could not get to sleep because I was thinking of all the things that need to happen in the next month.  These thoughts shuffling around in my head were making it clear they weren't going to let me sl ...
Lifestyle :: Shannon
This week went really quickly on me.  I can't believe it's already Thursday, meaning tomorrow is Friday which is the start of another weekend.  Totally awesome, I wish every week was like this.  Really I just want this Florida winter to be over with.  The weather is so bipolar it's making me insane.  One day it will be in the mid 70's and the next in the low 40's.  I keep packing my winter stuff away and having to get it back out again.  Because if there's anything I hate, it's being cold.  A total wimp when it comes to things like that.  I like cold weather, but I must be fully equipped to enjoy it.  So yes, I think I'm the only girl in FL w ...