Valentine’s Day Disaster

I had good intentions.  But it all went terribly wrong. After Armando gave me my amazing birthday surprise on Monday, I wanted to do a thoughtful gesture in return and what better way to do that than to make him a 5-course Valentine’s Day Dinner the next day.  He was travelling with work and would…

Best Birthday Surprise Ever!

I had the best birthday morning surprise yesterday…but before I tell you about it, I need to give you a play-by-play of the night before so you can totally appreciate the surprise like I did. Sunday Feb.12 11:00 PM  Armando and I are on our computers, studying and researching, respectively.  Armando looks exhausted from his…

The Sweetest Liar

Armando is at it again…lying to me. When I do a grocery store run, Armando often yells out to me as I’m walking out the door, “Buy me a treat!”.  And when I come back, I always have something for him.  So the other day when Armando was leaving to pick up some things we…

The Little Box of Tampons

What gift screams, “I LOVE YOU!”? Is it diamonds?  Plane tickets to an exotic island?  A spa gift card? Nah….a guy truly loves you when he buys you tampons.  Yes, the dreaded T-word.  Most guys’ eyes pop out of their heads as they look at you in horror realizing that you had the audacity to…

Dude, Where’s My Car?

I used to think that I am with either the most forgetful man or the most lazy man on this planet.  I was just trying to figure out which and in the end, it was neither. The first time I heard him yell out in a panic, “I can’t find my keys!”  I jumped up,…

An Innocent Lying Thief

“I just told a lie and I feel so bad.” That’s not how you want a day to end but Armando walked into our condo the other day and said just that. Great.  My fiancé is a liar.  This is the day that is going to be etched in my brain of when Armando confessed…