HAPPY SNOW DAY EVERYONE!!!
…oh, what’s that? You live in one of those states where you’ve been gloating about your fantastic, warm, sunny weather? Consider this my official revenge. I get to stay at home with a big brunch (read: slept in past breakfast) of pancakes and eggs, a roaring fire* and hot cocoa (sure to be spiked once we near the 5:00 hour…or 4:00, let’s be honest) baking up a storm and spending a lot of time basking in the glory that is a surprise day off, met with childlike joy.
Warning: I’m feeling very ADD today.
Did you know Valentine’s Day is tomorrow? My favorite reminders thus far have been the ads for House of Cards coming out tomorrow (genius, by the way), the Bad Romance spin class I did – heavy on the Alanis, and this gem from the Huffington Post.
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Some wise British words from Downton Abbey for you to ponder:
- On being female: “I’m a woman; I can be as contrary as I choose.”
- On dating: “She thinks that if you put a toy down, it’ll still be sitting there when you want to play with it again.” …silly girl!
- On dissing in the early 20th century: “At least I’m not fishing with no bait.” Oh snap, BURN.
And my British-ism? I’m really keen on this quinoa recipe! With the mango, green onion, black beans, and quinoa, it’s such a fun combination of flavors- sweet! salty! tangy! and it’s healthy too! Such a party in your mouth! :) (You don’t have to tell anyone it vegan if that’s gonna scare them off, but it’s sooooooooooo yummy I just might shout it from the rooftops!) Try it!
**French phrase for fun!
Ma colocataire français m’a rendue visite cette semaine!
My french roommate visited me this week!