#SoCs – Cozy Post-Party

Hello everyone! I’m sorry I’ve been out for two weeks. It has been a doozy and I’m tucked underneath a layer of bed sheets right now in my cozy room munching on golden jack fruit. Feeling tired might be an understatement. Stream of consciousness is all I can muster right now. 😉 Brother’s Graduation My…

Friday Follies: Ep 3.6 – Defensive Squirrel

“Let me tell you, if you have never seen an agitated squirrel you have seen very little, nor have you heard much, because the sound of an angry squirrel is not to be forgotten.” Joe R. Lansdale Hello all! Happy Friday! Hope you have a great weekend ahead. Here is my entry for this episode…

Q&A: The Truly Inspired Series

Hello all! Good morning from my end! This year’s A-to-Z challenge was my first year to participate and I didn’t have a particular theme in mind. I wanted to focus on positive words that will set the overall tone of a post which was a mix bag of “stream of consciousness”, flashback life events, historical…

Gratitude Scavenger Hunt: 8 Things

Hello everyone! I first saw this challenge on Winnie’s blog in which I enjoyed the beauty she explores. Sadje at Keep it Alive has found this scavenger hunt, and she invited her followers along. So, I decided to tag along as well! Find something that makes you happy Currently I’m feeling good as I am…

A-to-Z Challenge: Zest

“Orange Creamsicle Poke Cake is a wonderful addition to all your summer parties! A lovely vanilla cake that is bursting with orange flavor and topped with a fluffy orange and vanilla frosting that no one will be able to resist!” Trish, Mom on Time Out I finally caught up! So I will end this year’s…

A-to-Z Challenge: Yummy

A few weeks ago, I had a lovely dinner at a Mediterranean restaurant called Dallah Mediterranean Cuisine after hanging out at the computer hardware store. My boyfriend and his friend wanted to go after seeing this ending scene in a Shawarma restaurant from The Avengers. Yes, interesting reasoning for choosing a restaurant! 🙂 As for…

A-to-Z Challenge: Xeriscape

I first learned about xeriscaping from a customer who was xeriscaping his garden area. At first, I thought it was a type of Japanese Zen garden technique. Later, I think I misunderstood because I thought he was watering the rocks. Silly me, there’s no need for that unless it’s a xesturgy process where the stones…

A-to-Z Challenge: Volunteer

“There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book.” Frank Serafini Fueling the Desire to Rise Up to the Challenge This past school year I have been volunteering with a local youth literacy group helping improve the reading levels of two…

A-to-Z Challenge: Weird

It started out as a scrapbook and just kind of mutated…I call it the Wall of Weird. It’s every strange, bizarre, and unexplained event that’s happened in Smallville since the meteor shower. That’s when it all began — when the town went schizo. So what do you think? Chloe, Season 1 Pilot I remembered when I…

A-to-Z Challenge: Undauntable

My alma mater has a well-loved saying: BE AUDACIOUS! My journey towards becoming undauntable has started with something small. Though it’s a minor change in my lifestyle, it’s something that will definitely test my will power and determination… COLD SHOWERS! So you may ask me why in the world would I do that to myself?…