Summer Tea Party

This year, my friend and I decided to do a joint party to celebrate our July birthdays by throwing a girls’ garden tea party complete with summer dresses, hats, and fine china. I love tea parties.

Wine and Cheese with Friends

My friends and I aren’t usually the type of people who can spontaneously decide on where to go or what to do without planning at least one week in advance. So it was a pleasant delight for all of us to have an impromptu wine and cheese on Sunday evening together. Some of us brought…

Re-posted: A Sweet Lesson On Patience

While scrolling through Facebook, I came across this story that one of my friends had shared. The story was first posted through Homestead Survival and after reading it, I just had to share it with you! A NYC Taxi driver wrote: I arrived at the address and honked the horn. After waiting a few minutes I…

Reenergize

I wish I had super human strength sometimes where I can feel perfectly awake and alert at every minute of the day until bedtime. Unfortunately, I tire very easily. This is why I have reserved my Saturdays to a strict routine of reenergizing myself. My routine entails dancing like a maniac at my 9 AM…

Familiar Faces

The sun is bright today, the air is crisp, and the frost has melted since this morning. I am sitting at a buzzing Starbucks café with an earl grey and I am eavesdropping at the conversations around me. I’m really waiting for a friend. A language buddy, actually. We had met at a previous French…

I Love and I Hate

I like making lists. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a to-do list, a reading list or a bucket list. I really (and strangely?) enjoy listing things. Today, I am in one of those moods where I feel the urge to make a list. Two, actually – of things I love and hate. They are the…

Les réunions de GBU

La semaine dernière, je suis allée à un café avec plusieurs français. Nous avons bu de café et du thé et c’était une nuit organisée uniquement pour connaître mieux l’un l’autre. D’abord, j’ai demandé mes amis français d’expliquer le grève en France parce que ce jour là c’était le 19 mars. Ils m’ont dit qu’il…