Posts Tagged ‘trader joes’

spoonfuls of marketing

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

I woke up yesterday thinking –birthdays are always about the one who was BORN on that day but little is acknowledged for the person/people who BIRTHED that day. Does anyone else ever think that? For some reason, probably since I’m now a mom, I always do. So, mad props to my mom for going through the 9 months (nevermind the 33years) to literally carry me around and then the hours of labor to deliver me to this world many moons ago. And to dad for the multiple trips to the grocery to buy pepperoncinis in bulk.

love you guys.

So you probably gather from my previous posts (and the name of my business) that anything involving sweets is a favorite day in my calendar year. Birthdays especially since

I.                           LOVE.                             CAKE.

There is a special place in my heart for butter and sugar and vanilla (the chair I sit in can contest). I eat icing by the spoonful. This day is the greatest exc (more…)

bereft

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

This is actually one of the few words I have left in my brain from middle school vocab. I remembered it because it looked to me like “barefoot” (don’t ask) and I could say someone who was barefoot was without shoes. Profound. I know.

So, as you might gather from above, bereft means “lacking in something needed” (among its other “without”-type definitions). And it has been the word of the past 20 days for me. I’m not sure if you celebrate Lent, but this is the first year I have been in a place where I could begin to understand and feel its significance. Not necessarily by choice, mind you.

I went to Trader Joes today (I know, I have many awesome moments at the Joes….) and had a moving experience which would’ve otherwise (more…)

the thanks I get for recycling

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011


So, this morning Brandon loaded up the back of my car with the glass to take to recycle. I forgot this. Living on a hill often causes things to TIP when in the back of my car. Sudden and unexpected accelerations while ON that hill also tend to add to the likelihood that something will probably fall over in my vehicle.

This was the case. And for whatever reason was insanely hysterical to me this morning as I heard the crash in the back of my car. Thankful for the unexpected giggle (seriously… who laughs at that?), I had no clue what was in store for my humil (more…)

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