I had such a fun and busy weekend! I got to hang with my DH4L homie A TON. Then, I crafted, saw Chicago in a new light, ate loads of frozen yogurt, ate other super tasty food, and of course prepped for Halloween cards/photos. Here’s a few photos from the weekend.
Today’s Blog Challenge is what I like doing on a rainy day.
There are more rainy days here in Chicago than Denver. I like it though. Except when I get caught in a deluge walking home from the train – then it’s not really so magical. BUT – when I’m in doors I really dig the rain.
Here’s some stuff that makes a rainy day even better:
Knitting DUH. Enjoying the best espresso with almond milk and flavored stevia. Browsing my favorite blogs – check out a few.
Using my cricut machine/making cards: Calling family/friends and catching up:
Watching old movies:
Watching PBS-BBC shows – damn you Downton!
Taking a nap with 1-2 or all 3 members of the ugly tribe:
What do you do on rainy days? It’s nice getting to relax on those kinds of days especially if you do not have to go to work or school!
On part of my lunch break I walked up to Bloomingdales Home for some espresso pods. I recently found the joy of owning a Nespresso machine and I am IN LOVE with it. Here are some photos from my lunchtime ‘Nespresso errand” in Downtown Chicago.
Sur La Table has the espresso pods for these machines too so if you’d like to check it out and do not have a Nespresso Boutique in your city head there!
Also today I learned how to make a ‘Burnt Marshmellow’ Cappuccino curteousy of Walter at the N.B.
One pod Vanilio
One pod Ciocattino
Your choice of Dairy lightly foamed
Sugar/Stevia to taste
Still are not convinced – Once you buy one of these machines your life turns into this:
I’ve coined myself and the N.B. associates as the Bloomingdales Coffee Murder Crew – it hasn’t caught on yet…. YET.