My most favorite breakfast food in the entire world are the cottage cheese pancakes my mom or dad make. (This is saying a lot for a person that generally doesn’t really like breakfasty food). As a child, I remember always looking forward to the weekend specifically because I knew mom or dad would be whipping up these bad boys for our Saturday morning breakfast. [Read more…]
I cannot write anything without saying that my deepest thoughts and sympathies are with all of those effected by the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. My heart keeps breaking. I know those precious babies and educators lost are angels up in heaven now. Peace be with everyone.
As mentioned before, every year since 2006 when I moved to D.C., I have always hosted a holiday party in some fashion.
My co-hosts may have been different – in 2006 when I lived with two roommates I convinced them how fun it would be to have a party in our apartment and then beginning in 2007 – when Tommy and I moved in together – we began hosting annual holiday parties. My brother lived with us in 2007 & 2008 so he joined in on the co-hosting Christmas spirit as well those years. It is a tradition that we, our friends, and family look forward to and one that I hope to keep continuing for many, many years to come. [Read more…]
This week’s Tuesday Tidbits is devoted to all the things I am excited to do this holiday season!
1. Our annual holiday party. Ever since we moved to D.C. in 2006 we have always hosted some kind of holiday party in December. This year is no different, though we are trying something new this year. Instead of hosting it at our place as we always have, we are renting a portion of a restaurant for our party this year. Can’t wait! [Read more…]
1. Today is election day!!! If you haven’t already, go vote.
2. Yesterday morning several co-workers and I went canvassing in Northern Virginia to urge people to get out and vote. I also did this in 2010 in West Virginia for the midterm elections. I always enjoy doing this every couple of years, getting out there and talking to voters, boots on the ground. I’m a cheese ball, I know. [Read more…]