Delightfully Living: Day 118 – Day 125

365 photo project – the simple act of taking a picture every day for a year. The idea behind starting the project is for me to try to get myself to slow down and take a different look at the world. The series is called Delightfully Living. This is Day 118-125.

What you will see: moments of time, food, details of the world around me and things that I enjoy.

Day 118: Taking pictures of flowers while on our daily walk.

Day 119: Isn’t she just the cutest!

Day 120: Laying in the grass soaking up the sun.

Day 121: Kitty paws. Just cause!

Day 122: Sushi Buffet for my sisters birthday. We ate so much you had to roll us out of there.

Day 123: Baking my famous banana bread as requested by my cousin. His birthday was that Saturday and he wanted a pot luck. My contribution was two loaves of this banana bread.

Day 124: My husband found these already frozen pouches from our local liquor store. They are perfect for when you want a cool refreshing drink without having to bring out all of the tools to make it or go to the local bar!

Day 125: Tacos, margaritas and homemade guacamole! Yumm! On Cinco de Mayo Mr. Sweet & I had a impromptu taco party at our house with some friends.

Delightfully Living: Day 110 – Day 117

365 photo project – the simple act of taking a picture every day for a year. The idea behind starting the project is for me to try to get myself to slow down and take a different look at the world. The series is called Delightfully Living. This is Day 110 – Day 117.

What you will see: moments of time, food, details of the world around me and things that I enjoy.

Day 110: Waffles for breakfast!

Day 111: Someone made herself comfortable in our bed! Pulled the covers over herself and was even snoring.

Day 112: A little gift to myself from Baltimore – a bunny cotton holder.

Day 113: While watching a movie Layla wanted to get in on the action.

Day 114: Cupcakes for Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day I hosted at work.

Day 115: Brownie Waffle Pinterest Fail!

Day 116: A little treat: Trader Joe’s Peanut Butter & Jelly Chocolate Bar.

Day 117: Saving the Elephants Party Hosted by Amarula Cream at the Bronx Zoo.

Delightfully Living: Day 102 – Day 109

365 photo project – the simple act of taking a picture every day for a year. The idea behind starting the project is for me to try to get myself to slow down and take a different look at the world. The series is called Delightfully Living. This is Day 102- Day 109.

What you will see: moments of time, food, details of the world around me and things that I enjoy.

Day 102: One of the best and biggest crab cakes I have ever had! So good!

Day 103: A behind the scenes experience at the Aquarium in Baltimore.

Day 104: On our way home from Baltimore we stopped to eat. For the life of me can NOT remember what the place was called. I do remember the BBQ chicken nachos. They were sooooo good!

Day 105: Missing Baltimore.

Day 106: An extreme close-up of Layla. She is really starting to love the camera.

Day 107: We are big breakfast for dinner kind of people. Our breakfast pizza contained sausage, cheddar cheese and a fried egg.

Day 108: “How do dinosaurs..”

Day 109: Books, tissues and tea. Trying to get better.

A visit to the Bronx Zoo.

This weekend Mr. Sweet & I decided to pop in the car with two friends and take the short drive over to the Bronx Zoo.  It was one of those perfect Saturday’s where there wasn’t a cloud in the sky, the temperature was in the 70’s with a cool breeze and you didn’t want to spend your time indoors.

With 265 acres of wildlife habitats and attractions, the Bronx Zoo’s size and impressive exhibits make it impossible to see everything in a single visit.  If you ever decide to go, don’t forget to wear sneakers.  You will be doing a LOT of walking.  You also have to go in with a plan, which of course we did.  We hit all of the major sites we wanted to see: Butterfly Garden, World of Reptiles and African Plains.  We then leisurely walked back to the gate we came from popping in and out of exhibits.

Ever since I was a kid I always loved visiting the zoo.  It isn’t simply an excursion to see animals from the wild, but also a way to learn about them and a way to feel inspired to help protect them.

If you are ever in the NYC area I suggest you take a trip to the zoo.  It is fun for all!

Note: Be aware that there are several exhibits and attractions that are not included in the regular cost of admission, including The Children’s Zoo, The Bug Carousel, the Butterfly Garden, camel rides, the zoo shuttle and the Congo Gorilla Forest.  We bought a VIP pass ($29.95) which let us into all attractions.

Delightfully Living: Day 95 – Day 101

365 photo project – the simple act of taking a picture every day for a year. The idea behind starting the project is for me to try to get myself to slow down and take a different look at the world. The series is called Delightfully Living. This is Day 95–101 Day .

What you will see: moments of time, food, details of the world around me and things that I enjoy.

Day 95: A bit of reading. Little did I know the next two weeks were going to be packed.

Day 96: Mr. Sweet & I had a showing of the first “Evil Dead” movie with friends at our place. We forgot how cheesy and hilarious the first one was!

Day 97: An afternoon showing of the new “Evil Dead” and lunch with friends. We took over the theater!

Day 98: Kitty Paws! They are too cute!

Day 99: The sun shining through the windows in our living room with kitty toys everywhere.

Day 100: A storm that hit quickly! Went in the store it was light. Came out and it was dark.

Day 101: A romantic dinner with Mr. Sweet

Delightfully Living: Day 85 – Day 94

365 photo project – the simple act of taking a picture every day for a year. The idea behind starting the project is for me to try to get myself to slow down and take a different look at the world. The series is called Delightfully Living. This is Day 85 – Day 94.

What you will see: moments of time, food, details of the world around me and things that I enjoy.

Day 85: I love the contrast of this picture. I was waiting patiently for my husband.

Day 86: Layla loves to bird watch. She will pat the blinds and meow till I open them for her. This is her favorite spot.

Day 87: Mr. Sweet & I love to have Bad Movie Thursday’s. We pick a random movie from Netflix, pop a bowl of popcorn and watch. Sometimes we will find a really great movie or a really, really bad one.

Day 88: Hello Kitty Trouble, company and wine will always lead to laughs.

Day 89: A delicious Hibachi dinner with friends! Their rice is amazing!

Day 90: Mr. Sweet & I love to make little things like the Doctor Who premier special. Popcorn holders with the characters on them! The next day we wore crowns and drank ale for the Game of Thrones premier.

Day 91: New glasses!

Day 92: Cards Against Humanity. Hilarious! We played just to see what the cards were about. We can’t wait to play with friends.

Day 93: When the hubby works late I like to have light dinners. Perfection on a plate.

Day 94: Yet another game night! Mr. Sweet ordered 3 more games this week. I can’t wait till they come in.

Delightfully Living: Day 77 – Day 84

365 photo project – the simple act of taking a picture every day for a year. The idea behind starting the project is for me to try to get myself to slow down and take a different look at the world. The series is called Delightfully Living. This is Day 77 – Day 84.

What you will see: moments of time, food, details of the world around me and things that I enjoy.

Day 77: Mr. Sweet & I spent the day shopping. I found this adorable case at Francesca’s.

Day 78: Layla is constantly following me around. She is always underfoot and curious about everything I do. In this picture she was watching me brush my teeth.

Day 79: One of my favorite pieces of art in our hallway. I love you in binary on a french dictionary page from Wall Envy Art. Perfection!

Day 80: Hubby & I have been trying to make a lifestyle change in the way we eat. We allow ourselves “cheat days” because the temptation is less if you allow the unhealthy food every once and a while.  Don’t worry – we split the burger!

Day 81: Snack time!

Day 82: Saturday breakfast.

Day 83: Tea & scones. My favorite Sunday brunch items.

Day 84: I bought a box of tangerines this weekend. They are so good we can’t stop eating them!

Delightfully Living: Day 68 – Day 76

365 photo project – the simple act of taking a picture every day for a year. The idea behind starting the project is for me to try to get myself to slow down and take a different look at the world. The series is called Delightfully Living. This is Day 68 – Day 76.

What you will see: moments of time, food, details of the world around me and things that I enjoy.

This installment is a bit late. BUT better late then never!

Day 68: Mr. Sweet & I went for a walk in the snow before it melted thinking it would be the last snow storm of the season. So far it snowed again this weekend and a bit yesterday.

Day 69: Festivities for one. {Why? Blog Post if you are interested}

Day 70: Layla is usually all up in my business when I am on my iPad. She is obsessed with it.

Day 71: Window washers came today. Found this in an office. Guess he didn’t like his original view so he drew his own.

Day 72: Day after the window washers came another drawing was found. This one I love!

Day 73: Pizza for Pi Day!

Day 74: Play time with Layla. She is incredibly active for a 10 year old cat.

Day 75: Mr. Sweet & I decided to take a trip up to the Palisades Mall in West Nyack, NY for a little shopping spree. When we arrived we found out that they had just opened a Yard House. The Yard House has great memories for Mr. & I when we traveled to California. Let’s just say this place has two and a half pages of beers to pick from. We have already scheduled another outing with friends to go!

Day 76: After a lovely Scottish dinner for a friends birthday, the birthday girl decided she wanted a night out. Boy did we give her one! What a night!