“Back to Tokyo! And it’s just as hot as I was afraid it would be. In fact, I think I came back just in time for the worst of it. I’m doing my best to not leave the house, and even the evenings aren’t bringing much relief! Ok, this is the last time I’ll complain about the weather.
Is anyone else ready for TV shows to start again? They have to premier soon, right? I love my late night boys (Jimmy, Stephen and Jon), but I miss my sitcoms. Can you tell I’m ready for fall?”
*Speaking of fall, I’m filing this apple and rosemary hand pie recipe away for October & November.
*Mesmerized by these animated gifs.
*Oh my goodness, it’s a real-life Beauty and the Beast library.
“To give you a little peek into my week, let me tell you about the stress dream I had early Wednesday morning. I was CONVINCED that my mom was instructing me to change the time on my alarm clock because I absolutely could not be late (to what?) and I had to delete all my notifications (because I was doing it wrong if not) and the alarm portion of my phone is hidden in settings and requires coding (probably don’t have to tell you it doesn’t.) Do you get stress dreams too? My coworker admitted that the same morning she dreaming of needing to make 100 baskets for her high school basketball coach, but he kept subtracting successful shots rather than adding. STRESS. IT’S SO WEIRD.”
* You wouldn’t necessarily know it, but I’m totally an introvert. This post could be titled “Things You Should Know About Carla” just as easily as Things You Should Know About Introverts.
* You know how we feel about ampersands. If you’re a fan too, check out these Top Ten Free Fonts with the Best Ampersands!
* This page of cake baking tips is bit text-heavy, but has great info for your next treat.
One year ago: mushrooom garlic cream rigatoni. This soul-warming dish is not for the calorie-conscious but we’re sure you won’t regret the indulgence.