Tuesday Pick-Me-Up!

Another Tuesday already! Five things making me smile this week!

  • I saw another great Red Sox game on Saturday with more gorgeous weather. Very lucky!
  • We went to the Kirkland Tap and Trotter for brunch. It’s been a while since I got to try a new brunch place, so that was fantastic.
  • I saw some photos of my in-progress house and my light fixtures look fantastic!
  • I’m doing a book signing at the Middletown, RI, Barnes & Noble on Saturday at 1 pm as part of B&N’s B-Fest Teen Book Festival! Stop by and join us!
  • Oh, and tomorrow’s my birthday. πŸ™‚

Tuesday Pick-Me-Up!

Five things making me smile this week!

  • We have been having beautiful weather here.
  • We drove down to the beach and got clam cakes and chowder and doughboys.
  • Niece #1 had her first day of preschool and had a great time.
  • I have another Red Sox game planned this weekend and the Red Sox have been playing such fun baseball, I’m so looking forward to it.
  • My mother and I have started watching “Quantico” on OnDemand and it’s actually pretty good.

Tuesday Pick-Me-Up!

Five things making me smile this week!

  • I went to a fantastic Red Sox game this weekend, involving a no-hitter into the seventh and a continuation of Jackie Bradley, Jr.’s hitting streak and a victory and decent weather.
  • I went out to a delicious lunch of Italian food on Providence’s Federal Hill.
  • I am going to be at the Middletown Barnes & Noble on Saturday, June 11, at 1 pm for the B-Fest Teen Book Festival. Come and join me!
  • The weather is supposed to be hot tomorrow! My nephew and niece and I have important plans to jump through sprinklers.
  • Angel food cake.

Tuesday Pick-Me-Up!

Five things making me smile this week!

  • I spent last week packing and moving and driving, which means I’m home for the summer now!
  • And I have a brand new niece and she is lovely. πŸ™‚
  • The weekend was full of parties which is always a good thing.
  • My nephew has his preschool graduation this week.
  • All of the spring flowers are out here. It’s lilacs and dogwoods galore!

Tuesday Pick-Me-Up!

Five things making me smile this week!

  • With the semester winding down, I didn’t have any work to catch up on last weekend for the first time in a long time. It was absolutely glorious.
  • Can I just give a shout-out to how easy it is to change your mailing address for Conde Nast magazines? SO EASY.
  • I’ve got happy hour plans tomorrow night, which delights me.
  • A friend is coming to town this weekend and I can’t wait!
  • This time next week? I’ll be on the road. πŸ™‚

Tuesday Pick-Me-Up!

Five things making me smile this week!

  • I had a fabulous time with my parents last week. They’ve had to cancel their last few visits, so it was really fun to finally get to have them around. πŸ™‚
  • There is very little better than lounging around in the sun reading.
  • Unless it’s lounging around in the sun writing.
  • The last of my classes is prepped!
  • I made plans with friends to go see the proper Gene Wilder version of Willy Wonka in theaters this summer. FTW!

Tuesday Pick-Me-Up!

Five things making me smile this week!

  • My parents are visiting this week. It’s lovely having them in town.
  • My mother and I have been cooking dinner together every night, and the dinners have beenΒ delicious.
  • Really good, warm, fresh pastries.
  • We’re going to Tunica later this week, and that will be fun.
  • Getting the mover scheduled.

Tuesday Pick-Me-Up SO LATE

I totally forgot to do this this week! OMG!

ANYWAY, five things making me smile:

  • IΒ think I’m having houseguests arrive this weekend. πŸ™‚
  • I am moving to a house that I am very excited about living in, and the logistics seem to be falling into place, so I am getting more and more optimistic about the whole thing.
  • I just started The Republic of Thieves and I am already completely addicted and want to stay up all night reading it.
  • I have a pedicure scheduled for tomorrow and can’t wait.
  • And blankets. I love blankets.