Happy Friday Eve all!! I am sorry for leaving you all hanging lately. I can honestly say I absolutely LOVE my job ~ it is amazing how much you do not mind working your hinny off when you feel challenged and LOVE what you do. I guess I never realized how much of that was missing in my life until I actually stepped out of my comfort zone at my last place and into a new one. Yesterday I reached the official 1 month mark and I still feel like it’s the BEST DECISION I’ve ever made!
That being said, I am totally struggling balancing it all. The thing is that I absolutely LOVE all of you, blogging, sharing recipes, ideas and more importantly, hearing from you. In a strange way I feel like I know each and everyone of you and I look forward to your comments, emails, tweets, and Facebook messages. You all have a way of making me laugh, smile and I am always interested in knowing how you are doing. I know I am often reading your comments to The Husband too so it’s like we both feel like we know all of you whether we have met in person or not.
I am determined to make it all work though and I am constantly trying new things to balance it all! I know a lot of my struggle is I do not know how to “half-way” anything. I feel like if I am going to do something, then, I need to give it my all and do it 110%. I do not feel like I can give you half of me or only half way answer your emails, comments, etc. You all deserve 110% from me and I wouldn’t feel good giving anything less……
So, I am making an executive decision LOL…..Even though my title Danica’s Daily implies daily posting, some days, my daily is nothing. My NEW focus is going to be on QUALITY OVER QUANTITY. I would rather post less and share something you all want to read rather than to put up a post half @$$ed. I will still post my daily eats, new recipes, giveaways and all that as time permits. When I am short on time, I will also continue to cycle through some of my archived recipes because they are a great reminder for me and my occasional Wordless Wednesday posts too. Not much will really change, other than, some “days” I do not have much to say.
Hopefully all that rambling makes sense, but, I just wanted you all to know that I care about you all and it is never intentional if I miss a post and am forever behind on emails (I will get caught up!).
Ok…..stepping off my soap box ~ I just want you all to know I am always thinking of you whether I am here rambling on or not.
This morning The Husband actually crawled out of bed early just so he could go to Starbuck’s with me….now that IS LOVE!
Venti Iced Nonfat Decaf Latte with Caramel Drizzle (3 points+)
Plus a banana!
I totally brought Soup Fusion to the Café too! I combine Green Chili Posole with Navy Bean Soup and it was spicy, smoky and just plain delicious! (8 points+)
This time I added one doughy, crunchy, homemade roll (4 points+)
There may have been a Starbust or Two in the mix too for dessert (1 points+)
When I walked in the door, The Husband surprised me by having dinner made complete with the table set ~ I LOVE HIM!!! (oh, he said to tell you all that is a Root Beer )
I think I just need to lay out steaks more often because um it’s his favorite and he will grill them ANYTIME!
4 oz served with 1/2 cup Trader Joe’s Organic Brown Rice (it cooks in 3 minutes!) 9 points+
Served with leftover sesame cucumber salad that I actually think tasted better today.
How do you all balance it all? I would LOVE to know any tips and/or advice you all have.