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…

Hot Dogs on a Fine China Plate

This weekend is Thanksgiving.  Family.  Turkey.  The good china. Why does the good china only come out during special occasions?   It sits in the china cabinet collecting dust for most of the year, only to be enjoyed a handful of times. And same goes with that special dress hanging in the back of the closet…