Still sink-less and dishwasher-less today, but finally found a plumber who wants to work (imagine that!) and will come tomorrow to hook everything up and get me back in business. I must’ve called a dozen plumbers and left countless messages. I guess everyone is independently wealthy. I miss being able to use my kitchen. Yes, technically, I could still use it, running to the bathtub when I need to rinse something or dump something out, but it’s too frustrating that way. But if all goes well, I’ll be back in the kitchen tomorrow, baking the belated office treats for my office and The Neighbor’s.
I’ve been honored by Mac’s Picks of the Week by being chosen as one of the web sites they’re spotlighting this week. Here’s what he said about me:
There are so many blogs on almost any subject you can think of, but I personally enjoy blogs that deal with life in the home. Those that have the occasional recipe or gardening hint also have a special place in my blog reading. Thus the Sweetnicks blog, written by someone who does both, is a lovely one to read. Have a look and see if it is of interest to you as well.
Not too shabby. Once I figure out how to post the “award” in my sidebar, I will. Thanks, Mac!
For anyone outside of the Tri-State area who reads my blog, I need your help. Do you have a local McDonalds? If so, please take a picture of their menu board or some featured items (particularly ones you think might not be available elsewhere) and send it to me via e-mail (as a jpeg). I’m working on a future event and thought this would be something fun. One of our employees is a recent college graduate and returned from some exciting trips to India, Cambodia and Thailand. He’s actually worked with us off and on since he was in high school and is a big help in the office, especially to me since things are kinda hectic there now. Anyways, he has gorgeous photographs from all of his trips (he’s done 11 countries in the past 4 years), each in its own album. I happened to be going through the India album the other day and spotted a picture of a menu board from a McDonalds he visited, and it was really interesting to see the differences in what they offer there versus here. Being a worldwide chain, you kind of just assume that they all carry the same basic items. Of course I know they don’t, just not to what extent. In fact, even the McDonalds in Massachusetts, just a few hours away, have things we don’t have here (lobster rolls!). So, take a picture of your local McDonalds menu board and send it in. Feel free to highlight your favorite items, or point out unique selections. If you have a blog, include a link to your blog so I can include that in the round-up. I’ll post a McDonalds Around the World Round-Up at the end of the month. Can’t wait to see what you all send me!