Wednesday, April 26, 2006


Jason and I were eating some delicious cashews last night with some delicious white wine he got from work watching the delicious Cubs game when I had a revelation in two parts.

Part One: "I like cashews more than any nut."

Part Two: "Is there such a thing as cashew butter? Like peanut butter except with cashews?????"

Jason immediately jumped up and got online. We had our answer. It does exist and we are planning to order a few different types on payday. For a brief second I think we both thought that we were about to be millionaires. Cashew Butter millionaires. Alas, many have already beat us to the punch.

We also made the decision to try and say "CASHEW!" next time we sneezed. We both are in agreement that sneezes almost sound like that anyway.

I sneezed in the middle of the night without remembering this new deal and Jason said..."CASHEW!!! CASHEW!!!!!!! bless you." and went back to sleep.

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Doll Head

I'm pretty busy at work today, but wanted to share some recent awesome oddness. My friend Tim and I went to a website launch party on Tuesday night. He works with my husband at the restaurant and needed a "plus guest". We had a ball and met some fun people. Afterward we went to his apt. for a night cap and he gave me the Hair Styling Head. He just had it lying around and didn't want it. I did want it. I've always wanted one of these in fact. I can't wait to play with it if I can ever bring myself to take it out of the box. I just know I'll tramp her up too much and regret it. That's what always happens.

Monday, April 10, 2006

Thank GOD!

J gets home tonight from his 10 day Italy trip and it couldn't be a moment too soon. I am about to jump out of my skin knowing that he'll finally be home tonight with stories and pictures and Italian wine. The cats and I missed him terribly to say the very least.

PS - even though not the most flattering of all our wedding pics, the above is one of my favorites. Mostly because we were pretending to cut the cake because the staff had cut it without us due to a weird misunderstanding I guess. We didn't want to miss the moment so the two of us had a friend come into the kitchen with us and the camera and we staged a sad little cutting even though the whole cake had already been eaten without us. Hilarious. I remember that we were laughing hysterically during this very photo.

Monday, April 03, 2006

For those of you that know my husbo....I'm proud to tell everyone that he passed his first level of the master sommelier training two weeks ago. THIS week he's in Italy for the first time at some big wine festival with some big wine guy having some big fun wine time, no doubt. He 100% deserves it and will love it there. I've been once myself and it's pretty lovely. I'm so happy for him....but selfishly I can't WAIT until he gets home. It's only been two days (out of ten) and I'm already missing him like a crazy person. I had a dream last night that he was back and had bought me a present, but the second I went to open it, Calaban, our HUGE male tabbycat put his paw on my head and it scared me awake. In my half awake/half asleep state of mind I decided to decide that the gift in the box was a tiny wooden carving of a pizza that said "Ciao!". I must say that now that I'm fully awake, I hope to GOD that's not what he gets me. In dreams or otherwise. Although it would be hysterically freaky if that gift existed. Maybe I do hope I get that......for hilarity's sake.