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Thursday, September 16, 2010

grateful girl

this week has been very full, following a busy weekend 
and i am exhausted!  i have so much to be grateful for and am happy to share 
a few of those things from my week with you today. 

13. trying new recipes from twitter friend @StacyLOliver
"no such thing as too much lemon" cupcakes
i think i enjoyed making these so much because i had read about them from stacy's 
blog in june.  i wanted to make a dessert without chocolate, which is rare, 
so i turned to the recipe and tried them out for myself.  being the multi-tasker 
that i am, i was also baking 12 potatoes for community group dinner and 
the oven was  25 degrees warmer than her recipe called for.  
the cupcake bottoms' turned dark brown,  a sign they overcooked.  
all in all, the flavor was there (very lemony) and 
several friends enjoyed them. next time, i will be sure to keep the oven at 350,
 as recommended by ms. oliver.

14. it's pumpkin spice latte season at starbucks
i stopped for one on my way to work yesterday.  it was the best $4 i spent this week, but i won't be doing it again for a while at that price.  it feels like fall, so it should taste like fall!

15.  listening (& singing along) to
citylife boston's prelude album while driving to work.
(i'm not plugging it, i promise...but it's totally worth a listen)
their music blesses me every time i hear it. 

16.  the #sachat community
this community of student affairs professionals and aspiring sa pros is a fast growing group of dedicated to sharing ideas and learning from one another.  there are weekly conversations that take place via twitter under the hashtag "sachat."  to find out more, be sure to check out the blog itself and feel free to join in on the conversation.  
it's happening today at 1pm EST!


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