Coming soon to a TV near you…..Tamara and Armando!! Well, that’s what we had envisioned when we saw postings all over our condo lobby and elevators, notifying us that for four days, Steven Seagal and the cast and crew from his TV show True Justice would be filming an episode around our condo building. Our … More The Next Mr. and Mrs. Smith
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 … More Valentine’s Day Disaster
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 … More Best Birthday Surprise Ever!
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 … More The Sweetest Liar
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 … More The Little Box of Tampons
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, … More Dude, Where’s My Car?
“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 … More An Innocent Lying Thief
I need to teach my family how to hug. We are a Canadian family with an Eastern European background. We hug when necessary…we hug “hello” and “good-bye” when we don’t see the person often, and we hug….hmmm???…well, it’s not an everyday occasion. So, I think my family might be a bit overwhelmed come December, when … More To Hug, or Not to Hug, That is the Question.
Armando’s a breakfast guy. He usually has omelette-style eggs with ham, veggies and lots of cheese or his Mexican breakfast of quesadillas with cheese, ham and hot sauce. I got lucky because Armando has assumed the role of Breakfast Cook, really, by default as I don’t do breakfast. I will usually have my protein bars … More Where’s the Bacon?