Showing posts with label birthday. Show all posts
Showing posts with label birthday. Show all posts

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Blog-Slacking, Virtual Birthday, An Old Man, Corner Gas, and Christmas Lights: 7 Quick Takes - Vol. 18


Wow, I haven't participated in 7 Quick Takes in longer than I like to admit.  Actually, I haven't even blogged in a couple of months.  Geez, what a slacker!  Oh well, better late than never, I guess.  Plus, after this long, I'm bound to actually have 7 things to write about, right?

It's birthday time around these parts.  










Not mine though, so no presents for me.  :(

However, I get to give other people presents, so that's awesome!  I like making people feel special on their birthdays.
My sister's birthday was last week, and she got some super special, home-made-by-me cookies.  Baking is definitely not my thing (it's far to fussy with all those "exact measurements"), so this was definitely a labor of love.  I made dark-chocolate chip and marshmallow cookies, which I (very un-originally) called S'mores cookies.  Man, were they good!  Especially the gooeyness of the marshmallows right after they came out of the oven.  Yum!

I used this recipe, which I randomly found on the internet.  I love you, Google!

Sunday, March 2, 2014

7 Quick Takes About Birthday Celebrating, Barbecue, and a Themed Cake - 7 Posts in 7 Days: Day 7

I'm participating in the 7 Posts in 7 Days link-up at Conversion Diary, and this is my post for Day 7.  Go here to read the posts from the other bloggers in the link-up.  And go here to find a list of all 7 of my posts for this round of the link-up.

Also, I'm double linking-up and counting this as my 7QT post as well (yeah, I know it's not Friday anymore...)


Yay!  It's my birthday, y'all!  I love celebrating my birthday.  I like being the center of attention once a year, and I especially like the part where everyone lets you pick where to go out to eat.  And boy, have I gotten some good food.  La Madeleine, Dave & Buster's, P.F. Chang's, and tomorrow, Brooklyn's Pizza.  So much yummy goodness, and the 2 yummiest of all were...

Lookin' good, birthday girl.

The barbecue I got to taste test as a field judge at a BBQ cookoff!  James and I met some friends yesterday at the event sponsored by their parish's Knights of Columbus council.  I ate some of the best BBQ chicken and pork ribs I've ever had in my life.  Oh my goodness, there was one rib I tried that had to be the perfect  rib, it was that awesome.  It was so much fun, and best of all, it was free!

Better Late Than Never - 7 Posts in 7 Days: Day 6

I'm participating in the 7 Posts in 7 Days link-up at Conversion Diary, and this is my post for Day 6.  Go here to read the posts from the other bloggers in the link-up.  And go here to find a list of all 7 of my posts for this round of the link-up.


Well, I didn't get this one posted on Saturday, technically, but I suppose it's still Saturday somewhere, right?

Friday, February 28, 2014

I Got Nothin' Over Here - 7 Posts in 7 Days: Day 5

I'm participating in the 7 Posts in 7 Days link-up at Conversion Diary, and this is my post for Day 5.  Go here to read the posts from the other bloggers in the link-up.  And go here to find a list of all 7 of my posts for this round of the link-up.

Today has not been a great day.  I haven't felt well, and in fact, I continue to not feel well.  (If you would say a little prayer for me, I'd appreciate it.)

My brain is mush.  There is simply nothing in there for me to blog about.  However, this weekend is my birthday, so in honor of that, I share with you a picture of me from last year's birthday party with my family.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

7 Quick Takes About Crazy Weather, Birthday Plans, Sofa Shopping Woes, and Gluten - Vol. 14


Crazy fricking Texas winter weather:  it's like riding a rollercoaster!  Plus, you never get to put your summer clothes away, because when you do, BAM! The temp drops 30 degrees.
Dallas 7 day Forecast
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It's a little over a month until my 35th birthday, and I've got so many things I want to do to celebrate the day.  Last year, I got to be a taste-testing judge at a BBQ chicken competition, and that was so much fun!  I'm definitely planning on doing that again at this year's competition, but this time I'm going to volunteer to taste test something a little awesomer than chicken -- like pulled pork or RIBS!!