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'Seven Things' Archive

Seven Things: Hosting Easter brunch for the inlaws

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

This Easter husby and I will be hosting Easter brunch for his family. It’ll be the first hostessing I’ve done for his family. In fact it’ll also be the first time that my MIL has been to see our apartment, so it’s kind of a big event. Luckily I chose my favorite meal to host. […]

Seven Things: About Triathlon Training

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

1. I’ve wanted to do a triathlon since I was 20.  At that point I don’t know that I had ever run a complete mile outside of middle school gym class.  I started the Couch to 5k program and taught myself how to run.  (I did however swim semi-regularly, and swimming a half mile or […]

Seven Things: We’ve recently watched on Netflix

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

On pretty much any given night, after having cooked, eaten and cleaned up dinner, you will find husby and me curled up on the couch spending our last wakeful hour or two with a show or movie or documentary on Netflix. We have a Kinect, so we can control Netflix vocally, by using arm movements, […]

The year of the Mayans, or Seven Things: I want to do better

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Happy 2012, dear readers. I hope the year brings you much prosperity, much dancing, and much brunch. At least, those are the things I wish for myself in the new year. I wish for you whatever you wish for you. Looking back at the I made out pretty good on last year’s resolutions, completing both […]

Seven Things: I don’t expect to be getting for Christmas

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Sorry guys, I know this is super late. I know my faithful readers anxiously wait for the seventh of each month to find out what my list of seven things will be, and here I am over a week late. I blame finals and school as usual. The title pretty much sums it up.  These […]

Seven Things: I can because I can

Monday, November 7th, 2011

I started canning things a couple years ago.  Our neighbor house had a couple pear trees, and was sitting vacant, so one afternoon at the height of pear season my brothers and I took the ladder and pillaged the trees.  We brought home a couple grocery bags full of pears, and one of the things […]

Seven Things: Excuses

Monday, October 10th, 2011

7. I’m getting married in a week (when it completely slipped your mind that you were supposed to write a seven things blog on the seventh of the month) 6. I’m getting married in a week (when putting off doing the dishes for yet another day) 5. I’m getting married in a week (when you […]

Seven Things: That Engineering Grad Students Keep Near By

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

So first off, school has started, I’ve been helping my advisor with projects for a conference she’s in charge of that’s had me on call pretty much all the time, we’ve been running around like mad people trying to finish up wedding check list items AND enjoy and put up the fruits and veggies that […]

Seven Things: to cook with all the wonderful late summer fruits and veggies

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Fiance and I have a half farm share this year, which means that every 2 weeks we get to pick up a box of veggies from a local (about an hour and a half away) farm.  Having such fresh produce has been wonderful.  Every other friday I excitedly wait for the list of veggies we’ll […]

Seven Things: I love about the new apartment

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Fiance and I moved in together about 2 weeks ago.  So far we’ve made it through the move, changing a flat on the side of the freeway, and removing a wine stain from a white carpet since we shacked up.  All without killing each other.  I think we’re in it for the long haul, folks. […]