Last week was the season finale of Game of Thrones, season 7. I’m not gonna give away any spoilers here except OMG IT WAS GREAT even though the rest of the season was interesting not always in a positive way. But a season finale needs a season finale dessert!
Who doesn’t like cookies? Well, you’re wrong. And then also double-chocolate chip. Because sometimes you want double the chocolate. Especially when you’re pairing it with someone else’s homemade mint ice cream.
It is one of my friends’ birthday today! Happy birthday!! He is a wonderful fella who always manages to make me laugh or support me when I’m whining about my life. He puts 120% into his teaching, often staying up way late in order to be prepared for the upcoming weeks, and always sharing all his resources with me. Plus, he loves the color purple and it’s basically because of him that our school switched its colors to purple and silver from red and black. Which, let’s be honest, is a lot better.
I’m an Arizona girl. Always have been, always will be. I have two Arizona heart stickers on my car and am proud of it. One of the most basic skills I think every Southwesterner needs, however, is the ability to make basic Mexican dishes at the drop of a hat. Yes, since they are at the drop of a hat, they are not the most authentic, but sometimes a girl’s got to do what a girl’s got to do! Namely: make Mexican food. (*Note: this does not include tamales. Show me a quick tamale and I’ll show you a shoddy tamale. Abuelas everywhere are shaking their heads in disappointment.)
Boy I love summer. It’s given me time to work on two of my addictions: listening to audiobooks and then also having to figure out something to do while listening to said audiobook. Thus: