Sugar, Yes PLEASE!

Alright, so the title is a little misleading……

After moving from California to Kansas and not having secured a job yet, I had a lot of time on my hands to find things to keep me busy.

There is something about being around my mother-in-law Kim that just makes me want to be a good cook! Kim has taught me a lot about cooking and shared family recipes with me. I  love the time we spend together in the kitchen, putting together a family recipe or trying something new to both of us.

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The Clackers

“She’s not happy unless everyone around her is panicked, nauseous or suicidal.”

“And the clackers just worship her!”

“The who?”

“They call them clackers. The sound their stilettos make in the marble lobby. Clack Clack Clack Clack Clack”

-The Devil Wears Prada

It’s a good day when I can quote “The Devil Wears Prada.”

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Wandering for the Win!

Brandon and I have a love of wandering. Before we even started dating, we would go for long night drives around southeast Wisconsin. We would get in the car, pick a direction and just start driving. Growing up in Milwaukee, I knew a lot of the areas around, but Brandon made it a goal to end up somewhere neither of us had even been. I can remember one night, I shrieked at Brandon to stop the truck. It had just started snowing so I jumped out of the car and made a snowball and threw it at him in the truck. We often laugh about that because it was so unexpected and fun!

 

While living in California, we often did the same thing– got in the car, picked a direction and just started driving. San Francisco was one of our favorite places to go, but we also wanted to find the hidden treasures around us.

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