Some things on my mind....

-should I make my last box of brownies tonight?? will I want them more later in the week? oh but they sound so so good!
-my professors are being SO understanding about being sick last week... I am quite blessed.
-I just put in a load of clothes... I am hoping they are dry by the time I have to leave next week!
-I'm going to miss my room mates... they are the best group of girls.
-I can't wait to live at home. I am 22 and am probably too excited about this haha
-I'm looking forward to my leftover tuna noodle casserole for lunch tomorrow
-I LEAVE NEXT WEEK! ooooooo I can't wait!
-should I buy boots or not.... the budgets tight ooo I want them!
-my pinkies are cold, thats weird
-I can't wait to give everyone's Christmas gifts to them... still have to get a couple!
-moooore snow at home!? eeeks Im glad Im here!
-I can't wait to make homemade marshmallows with my mom
-okay finish this project up so you can cross it off the list!


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By far, one of the most beautiful, wish-I-could-pluck-that-piece-of-pie-from-the-screen, and wonderfully-written food blogs I read is Smitten Kitchen. She photo-styles so uniquely and so well the food seems to have a life of its own and the colors are incredible. There are three -or four or five or six!!- recipes I can not wait to whip up when I get home.

Take a look at Smitten Kitchen.... you will not be disappointed!

Look at the ones I can't wait to dive into:
Coffee Toffee
Sweet Potato Buttercream Pie
Salted Brown Butter Crispy Treats
Nectarine Galette


never thought id say this...

I can't eat pasta another day.
whether its with tomatoes. or pesto. zucchini. garlic. or all combined in different ways....

blah. I am CRAVING moist tender turkey, moist chicken with crispy skin, a Culvers burger with fries (hello!), a great steak sandwich (ala my parents), baked rice, a loaded baked potato, a BLT, yogurt pie, homemade popcorn, mm and Christmas cookies!
Tonights meal I tried to down...

Don't get me wrong.... there is wonderful pasta here. WONDERFUL. And my special salads still make me swoon and how I love the pizza... I just cant do anymore traditional pasta dishes. Bring on the soups e panne (bread)
Excuse the horrible pictures; but its Christmas in Italy too and we are celebrating!! We decked our tree out in pasta garland -how appropriate- and some of the cutest paper snowflakes that the girls made. I am sooooooooooo O O O ready for Christmas!!