Piada Is Coming to Dallas!

Texas is ready for you, Piada.

Texas is ready for you, Piada.

If you’ve been one of my readers for a while, you know I love food. I’m passionate about it. I love to eat it. I like to make it. I like to survey its beauty. I’m also a fan of trying new foods. Delicious food is what I’m all about. Continue reading

Did You Know? Saying No

Bowser saying "Nope" to moving.

Bowser saying “Nope” to moving.

My friend Lizzie from Forgotten Cotton shared this Huffington Post article, which I promptly read because Lizzie is amazing and pretty much the best. However, the post resonated with me. It touched something deep inside my cookie-ridden soul. Continue reading

Did You Know? Love

He fell asleep as WE were supposed to be watching Sailor Moon. Betrayal. HE'S ALSO ADORABLE AND I LOVE HIM.

He fell asleep as WE were supposed to be watching Sailor Moon. Betrayal. HE’S ALSO ADORABLE AND I LOVE HIM.

I’m sure you guys know how much I love my dog. I mean, I love his little fluffy face so much! Last night, as he and I were watching Sailor Moon, I began thinking about the many different kinds of love we’re capable of. Continue reading

Did You Know? Assumptions

This is a picture of my dog being adorable yet judgmental. He wants me to wake up. He knows I'm up, he hasn't assumed. He's aware.

This is a picture of my dog being adorable yet judgmental. He wants me to wake up. He knows I’m up, he hasn’t assumed. He’s aware.

“And if you insist on continuing to make assumptions about my character, I’ll advise you only this: assume you will always be wrong.”
Tahereh Mafi, Ignite Me

I was navigating the Internet when I saw this lovely quotation. It made me think about assumptions and how much I dislike them. I don’t mean all assumptions are horrible I just don’t appreciate those riddled with malicious intent. Continue reading

Did You Know? Pink vs Blue

That's me wearing my very first PINK lipstick alongside my gorgeous big sister.  PS. I made those flower crowns because flower crowns are awesome.

That’s me wearing my very first PINK lipstick alongside my gorgeous big sister.
PS. I made those flower crowns because flower crowns are awesome.

I used to hate the color pink when I was younger. I didn’t like it because I thought I was expected to like it that made younger me very angry. I’ve never been good at doing things I’ve felt forced to do. I thought because I was a girl I was expected to wear and love the color pink so I didn’t. I refused. If it had any bit of any shade of pink, I wouldn’t wear it, instead, I’d wear an absurd amount of blue. I didn’t like blue. It wasn’t a color I preferred over any other. It was just my way of raging a war against what was expected of me. 
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Did You Know? Self-Importance

Don't even pretend you don't stinkin' love The Rainbow Connection. This image was acquired through: http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20070313152511/muppet/images/0/0c/Kermitbanjorainbow.jpg and I am not the owner.

Don’t even pretend you don’t stinkin’ love The Rainbow Connection. This image was acquired through: the muppet wikia page  and I am not the owner.

Maybe you don’t need the whole world to love you, you know? Maybe you just need one person- Kermit the Frog

I love this quote. I love it because it can relate to any kind of relationship. “Maybe you just need one person” maybe that person is you. It doesn’t always have to be a significant other or someone else. Continue reading