Posts Tagged ‘coffee’

Happy Boxing Day! Today is the day we have our big holiday meal, and I’m starting my day with a chocolate eggnog steamer, served in my new abi lyon wicke mug — a gift from my husband.

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Anyone who reads this blog knows how much I love my job at The Extraordinary Baby Shoppe — I get to talk about things I love and am passionate about, I am free to bring my baby to work with me, and I’m blessed to be surrounded by smart, confident, caring co-workers. It’s a bit of a home away from home, and I deeply appreciate the connections I’ve made there.

My husband has been less satisfied with his choice of employment over the past few years —  high tech no longer meets his needs or gives him job satisfaction, and we’ve spent many hours over a number of years trying to figure out how to get him into something else. (more…)

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“Mom” Coffee

I was amused to read about the World AeroPress Championship. I have an AeroPress (love it – it’s awesome!) and it led me to reflect on my own recipe for my morning cuppa Joe. 🙂

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A little list of things currently making me smile:

  • Free books — I just “won” my first two books through LibraryThing and am eagerly anticipating their arrival. I’m also having a great deal of fun randomly adding to my library from books that I own and books that I’ve read — it’s a pretty scattered combination at this point of library books borrowed and read, and stuff I actually own. When I tire of trolling the groups and people’s libraries, I review a couple of the things I’ve listed in my own. It’s fun and essentially no-pressure. I’m finding myself thinking about the fun I could have with a CueCat. 🙂
  • Indian food — made two really yummy new-to-me recipes last night and had leftovers for lunch. So. Much. Yum.
  • Miniatures — I used to collect them as a child, and made some too. I was poking around Etsy and found some things that lead me on a four hour trip down memory lane, reading some of my miniature design books and (kind of seriously) thinking about constructing a miniature building of some sort. I think I’d have a lot of fun with a miniature cake shop. Or green grocer. 😀   (more…)

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