In the first part (here) we discussed some basic mental first aid applied when the injury that is an unexpected visitor occurs. In this part, we'd be looking more closely at how to entertain your unexpected visitor with particular attention to refreshments. We are well aware that the refreshments we serve guests and visitors form … Continue reading The Unexpected Visitor (II)
Picture this: You're home on a Sunday evening, mourning the soon to be deceased weekend while sipping on a glass of something cold to calm ya naavzz, and in the middle of wondering whether or not it'd be worth it to chop off your arm so you don't have to be at work the next … Continue reading The Unexpected Visitor (I)
I met up with Gina yesterday evening at Bread Lounge for coffee, pastries and nice conversation. Our conversation made its round from work, to family, to goals and plans for the year, then finally to dating and relationships. It turned out that my baby girl has been talking to some guy. From the juicy details … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Takeover!
A few days ago, I had the opportunity to be present at the potluck/cookout that my friends and I try to put together as often as life and distance would permit. It is always a rather fun gathering where we could all be ourselves without fear of being misunderstood or judged. Usually, as the evening … Continue reading Royalty, Trap or Both?
The other day, my friend, who generally loves to host her friends and family, had a few people over for lunch. She had been so psyched about this particular lunch that she went well out of her way to get new dishware, a gorgeous set of place settings and even new tablecloth, you know, the … Continue reading 10 Tips on How To Be The Perfect Dinner/Lunch Guest
I woke up this morning to find that my monthly guest had finally arrived, precisely an entire week after hinting it was on its way. You see, the hints normally begin just a few days before its arrival. Kinda like a three day's notice, but this time it was gracious enough (not!) to give me … Continue reading Why I Become A Monster During PMS
The world has always had you on it's lips. It is either oppressing you, empowering you, criticizing you, uplifting you, discriminating against you, giving you benefits, loving you or hating you. Whatever the case, one thing is clear: You're pretty darn special. Some of us do not know or do not fully understand what it means … Continue reading Dear Woman