Its pretty fitting to have one of these every 3 months mostly because if you haven’t known, I work in the lovely accounting field and well, every 3 months, I have a huge quarter and life gets immensely and overwhelmingly busy. With Fantasia Film Festival lingering about at the same time, I’ve been pretty exhausted. 4 more movies to go before it ends and I’m learning how wonderful life in movies are. I’m taking a little time off today from reviews although I have 3 more festival movies to cover in the next few days.
I felt like a little Pinterest therapy is where I always go to when my mind is overloading.
Before we move forward, I didn’t get a chance to put some interesting stuff that happened during the last week..
1) SURPRISE PLANTS!
I think some squirrels were trying to hide away some seeds and didn’t manage to find them because somehow this year, we sprouted some sunflowers in the front yard and one of them actually bloomed into this lovely thing that brightened up my day 🙂
2) SURPRISE VISITOR
This robin doesn’t even have all this orange belly grown in yet, so I’m guessing its pretty young. Plus, my cat was sitting behind the screen door staring at it. And without zoom, I was right next to it taking pictures and it didn’t even fly away. So yes, fearless or maybe naive, whichever you choose works but it was hilarious to see my cat get all worked up over it.
Did I tell you that our backyard has a robin’s nest and our front yard has a cardinal’s nest? So lots of visitors 😉
3) FIRST VEGETABLE HARVEST!
If you saw last week’s update, my yellow zucchini was growing at intense speed so this week, after some research to make sure if it was ready to harvest, I did harvest two of them. My boyfriend seasoned it and here’s what we had for (part of our) dinner. It was delicious 🙂
4) HAVING LAZY TIME WITH MY CAT!
Its been a while that I haven’t had to jump out of bed on the weekend mornings and go do something but since I had a Fantasia Festival movie that overlapped with piano, I pushed it to the evening, giving me more time to just stay in bed. It was needed because I had a few sleepless nights and my body needed to recuperate. There really is nothing more heavenly than sitting around in bed relaxing and doing nothing and just watching my cat. She dreams almost as much as I do so its pretty entertaining 😉
Like I said, short updates so lets move right along to some pins that I found on Pinterest which made me all happy.
First pinning goes to gardening…
5) MY DREAM INDOOR GARDEN
Now, doesn’t that look cool? Imagine the variety of fresh herbs, right?
And my realistic self comes in and says, its a good idea and looks decent but think about bug infestations…why are there cons to everything, right?
6) ONLY A WRITER…
Awkward of me to put this? Well, I’m not really a writer but it encourages me to think about the potential of it. I’ve been having this really great idea for a novel but I just couldn’t figure out how to start it. I have a lot of the middle part drafted in my head. You know how I do that? I talk to myself in the shower..well, I pretend to be in the story and I start working it out there with different characters. It sounds weird but I can’t be the only one who does that, right? Some people brainstorm in their heads and some do it out loud…I just happen to be the latter.
By the way, earlier today, I actually managed to get the beginning down on paper for the story I wanted to write for a while 😉 Its not for publishing or anything so just something I want to do for myself. Still, I’m pretty happy about it!
7) TV & HOT GUYS!
I’ve recently been on track with True Blood and Pretty Little Liars. I don’t usually search up pins on hot actors but I happened to land on one and then it lead to the next one and trust me, I’ll keep going not hat I made a board just for it 😉
So, remember this when you watch Pretty Little Liars, these are not actually teenagers 😛 So I can enjoy them for who they are and that doesn’t stop me from thinking they are hot. Honestly, I don’t think its possible to have that many hot guys and girls in one city but apparently it happens in fictional places like Rosewood. Its definitely not limited to those up there. I just totally love the character of Caleb and his short hair and new look for this season is totally hot. Plus, I’m increasingly liking what they are doing with Ezra’s character and although I find it attractive in pictures and not as much in the show, he’s leaving an impression all the same. My favorite has to be Jason though. He brings a mysterious vibe to the show whenever he shows up and Drew Van Acker is just ridiculously hot and sexy.
True Blood’s new season hasn’t been all that impressive but I’m still missing the one that just passed by and I just keep thinking they ‘ll just kill everyone off and end the damn thing. Who knows, right? Still, Alex Skarsgard’s Eric look is totally delicious and Alcide is just so manly with those muscles. I tried to keep it tame with the pictures 😉
Yes, yes, superficial. I get to do that once in a while…
8) DESSERT NACHOS
While I was using the words “delicious” to describe the guys, I started thinking about sweets. There is absolutely NO WAY that I’d do a Pinterest Therapy session without some sweets and this one looks scrumptious. I’m literally drooling and thats a comforting thought and a reminder that I need to get back to baking.
I’m definitely going to try to figure out some gluten free option for making this 😉
BEFORE I GO…
Late night session is getting a bit overboard and its past 2am so I should be trying to get some sleep although stress is stopping me from it.
How about a little song from Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart (review that I posted yesterday HERE)? Its really cute! There’s also an English version and I believe reading that its Samantha Barks that does the girl’s voice. You can find that version on Youtube, if not just ask, I have it in my playlist and I’ll send you the link. But here’s the original French version. Sorry, I couldn’t find english subtitles…
And then a little electronic music song that mellows me out all the time.
Good night my lovelies! I’ll get another review up tomorrow 🙂