Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

Monique's Snickerdoodles

This past Sunday, I decided to bake. What I thought would be a couple of leisurely hours in the kitchen turned into an entire baking marathon. I made my Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookies, Marshmallow Brownies, and … Continue reading

Gratitude Journal Day 84

Today I am grateful for… finding a great parking spot. I know it’s going to be a good day when it starts with good parking. little reminders from “the universe.” Sometimes I know someone out there is trying to send … Continue reading

Gratitude Journal Day 83

Gratitude Journal Day 83

Today I am grateful for… listening to my body. I couldn’t sleep all last night. I only got three hours of sleep on Sunday night and I was exhausted, but I kept waking up at random times. Usually, I sleep … Continue reading

Hiking Bishop Peak for the First Time

Sunset from the top of Bishop Peak

Bishop Peak. It’s the hike on every Cal Poly student’s bucket list. Apparently, you can’t even identify yourself as a Mustang until you’ve made it to the peak and back down. I’ve been wanting to hike the monumental mountain for … Continue reading

Gratitude Journal Day 82

Today I am grateful for…

  1. getting to deliver my cookies to both my neighbors and The Tire Store to thank them for their generosity on Saturday.
  2. sharing all of my baked goods with others. I do not need them in my house! haha
  3. cuties giving me cuties.
  4. bigger opportunities at my internship.
  5. high-waisted jeans. I love the way I feel in them!
  6. taking the time to make myself a well-balanced meal for dinner.

What are you grateful for today?

Gratitude Journal Day 81

Today I am grateful for… sleeping in. an entire day of baking. trying new recipes. and learning to brown butter. YUM. my friend, Katy, who loaned me baking soda. watching Disney movies throughout the day. The Fox and the Hound makes … Continue reading

Gratitude Journal Day 80

Gratitude Journal Day 80

Today I am grateful for… my neighbor, Gus, who not only pointed out that I had a flat tire, but also put the spare on for me. So generous! Scout, his beautiful chocolate lab. She kept me company while he … Continue reading

Gratitude Journal Day 79

Today I am grateful for…

  1. waking up on time without an alarm. I definitely surprised myself.
  2. being on time to CPTV. That hasn’t happened in a while…
  3. anchoring our show. I’m always grateful for anchoring experience.
  4. starting our show at exactly 1:00 p.m. That hasn’t happened in a while either.
  5. an In-N-Out run with my friend Katie. Yummy! See what my Friday night looked like here.
  6. a relaxing night, falling asleep to Girls.

What are you grateful for today?

Gratitude Journal Day 78

Today I am grateful for…

  1. free stuff. I went to the Mustang Daily Housing Fair today, and there were SO many freebies.
  2. caramel apples… a.k.a. my favorite thing in the entire world.
  3. my friend, Katie, who brought me the caramel/candy apples. She’s the best.
  4. Beyonce. Her music always puts me in a dancing mood.
  5. getting done with my work for CPTV before midnight. I think it’s a new record.
  6. my roommate, Jenni. She always lets me vent at the end of a long day.
  7. watching Girls and Grey’s Anatomy until all hours of the night with my roommate until we both eventually passed out on the couch.

What are you grateful for today?