Delightfully Living: Day 182– Day 186

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 182 – 186.

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

Day 181: A flower on one of my walks.

Day 182: A fellow Doctor lover.

Day 183: Candice of Bookishpenguin invited me to go to the Vampire Diaries Convention with her. Since I haven’t watched since season 2 I had two weeks to jam as many episodes as I could in before we went.

Day 184: A 4th of July feast!

Day 185: On the 5th of July most of our friends had off. So after work we decided to meet a few of them for drinks by the pier. After a misunderstanding, 2 train rides and a 5 block walk we made it.

Day 186: Rice Krispie Treat Sparklers for a friends BBQ!

Delightfully Living: Day 126 – Day 133

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 126- 133.

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

Day 126: Blue Raspberry Frozen drinks with my hubby.

Day 127: Celebrating my husbands birthday with a cake and his favorite dinner, chicken parm.

Day 128: Tried out a new recipe for Chicken Francese with rice & green beans. It was so good I want to eat it every week!

Day 129: Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Bar filled with cookie spread. So good it’s DANGEROUS!

Day 130: I was having a pretty rough week. All I had the energy to do this day was go home, put on some pj’s and catch up on “Scandal”.

Day 131: Dinner with friends to celebrate Mr. Sweet’s birthday. Delicious food shared with great friends.

Day 132: Mother’s Day. I was so busy with my mother that this is the only picture I took all day.

Day 133: Trying out a new beer.

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 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 54 – Day 60

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 54 – Day 60.

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

Day 54: Mr. Sweet & I hosted a Poker Party at our place this Saturday. The end pot was split between Candice of Bookishpenguin & I.  A fun night was had by all!

Day 55: This picture is what happens when you leave Layla and an iPad alone for a second.

Day 56: Made Chicken Parmigiana for dinner. One of Mr. Sweet’s favorite meals.

Day 57: The beauty and simplicity of homemade granola. (See blog post here)

Day 58:  On the way home from work. Rain up front. Sun out back. Or as my sister put it “It’s like a weather mullet. Business in the front, party in the back”.

Day 59: A visit to our local library. Must consume more books!

Day 60: As part of my job I have to sample catering from local places. Today’s was delish!!

Delightfully Living: Day 26 – Day 32

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 26 – Day 32.

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

Day 26: Layla’s new thing is to take my “place” on the couch whenever I get up to get something. She knows she is just too cute for me to toss her off.

Day 27: Woke up to find pastries that my husband picked up at the local baker. He knows the way to his women’s heart!

Day 28: A batch of Chocolate Chip and Chunk Cookies made for an after dinner snack. (Blog post about those bad boys to come soon!)

Day 29: Slow cooker Minestrone Soup for a cold day. I love coming home to an already cooked meal.

Day 30: Took this picture on my way to work. Mr. Sweet says it belongs on the cover of a horror movie.

Day 31: The day was a bit overwhelming so I hid away during my lunch break and watched a bit of Battlestar Galactica.

Day 32: Layla was quite photogenic today!

Delightfully Living: Day 18 – Day 25

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 18 – Day 25.

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

Day 18: A nightlight in our apartment that lights the way. Having an active cat with multiple toys is a land mine sometimes.

Day 19: An unfortunate game of Matching with Friends.  Yes, seriously.

Day 20: International Motorcycle Show with my family.  We go every year.  The men run around hopping on bikes and wishing they could own them while the women try to find them in the crowd.  It’s always a hoot.

Day 21:  Breakfast with Mr. Sweet’s brother.

Day 22: A little chocolate man I couldn’t stop eating.  He was just that good.

Day 23:  An Everyday Chocolate Cake.  (recipe to come soon)

Day 24: Sweet Layla cuddling under the blankets on my bed.

Day 24: This mornings rainbow sky. Just makes Friday all the better when you wake up to a rainbow!

*I screwed up the numbering last post. Oops! All good from here on out!

Delightfully Living: Day 11 – Day 18

It is a new year so I decided to start a 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 11 – Day 18. Going strong..so far.

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

Day 11: My latest addiction. I have been trying to give up my morning cup of coffee and substituting it for green tea. So far it is working.

Day 12: Our cork collection. Due to two dinners with friends 3 corks were added. Each cork represents a time we celebrated or a special occasion that occurred.

Day 13: Last call. A late night filled with laughter and conversation.

Day 14: Coming home was like entering a horror movie.

Day 15: My husbands newest guitar which he is “trying” to teach me to play.

Day 16: There was a heart in my chips. Chip heart!

Day 17: Cupcakes for dessert after dinner my sister and her boyfriend.

Day 18: The ride to work. Finally after days of raining there was light!