Thursday, May 24, 2007

Summer Preview


Summer is almost here, and I'd be lying if I said I were happy about it. It's already pretty ding-dang warm and humid. Still, for some reason no doubt related to my overall geekiness, I always get excited about a change in seasons. I have my recipes separated by season, and I have a different candle to burn every season; new seasons call for rotating clothes and purses; new t.v. shows and maybe a new iPod playlist. I'm feeling a very Mexican summer coming on:

The Oaxacan dress
(they're anywhere from $50-150 online;
I got mine at the Fiesta supermaket for about $20)
Mrs. Meyer's Lemon Verbena Cleaning Supplies
(useful if I ever decide to clean anything)

And boy do I wish I had some zinnias growing in my yard.
I've settled for using this image as my desktop background:


(BTW: This image is from a blog called Gardening While Intoxicated)

Of course, margaritas, guacamole and shrimp campeche are a part of my life year-round. I would try limiting myself to the summer months, but we could never stand to be apart for long.

4 comments:

  1. I'll pay you money if you wear that Mexican wrestling mask out in public (though not when you're with me).

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  2. Do you know if fiesta sells those mexican dresses in toddler sizes?

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  3. They do! I think I saw a 2T. Becca and I have matching red ones :-)

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  4. a new ipod playlist is ALWAYS in season!

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