Anyway, the past week has certainly been a busy one for me, and I was reminded just how many great people I have around me. Like Regina and Amanda. Two co-workers--and friends--who surprised me with a lovely gift that will continue to feed my book obsession. And another Amanda--another co-worker--who gifted me with a signed copy of a kid's book from a local author who was in our store for an author event. Another wonderful surprise from a very sweet lady. She also loves to read and is my go to person for kid's books.
And then there's my sweetie, Bud. He gave me flowers, took me to dinner, and gave me the most wonderful card. I will add it to all the others he has given me over the years. Sometimes I look through them and can see the progression of our relationship from newly dating to where we are today. Can't imagine loving anyone else like I love him. It really is an indescribable feeling to look at someone and know they are "it". What a calm, steady, anchoring feeling that is--and those are the easiest words I can find for that overwhelming love.
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And food? Hello! The limoncello is in the basement, busy working to make a delicious beverage. I may make another boozy gift this week--we'll see. Chocolate crinkle cookies, date bread, and homemade chai applesauce are also on the menu. I'm narrowing down my Christmas Eve menu for Bud and I--may be going with a beef tenderloin this year. Quick to make, and perfect for two on a special occasion with a really good bottle of wine.
It's hard to believe Thanksgiving is this week, and Christmas is around the corner. Let's hope the blizzards hold off til January!