Appreciation: the good people at PocketChange recognized the hard work and dedication put in this site and were kind enough to award the blog with their [email protected] Award! 🙂 (Do check out their site)
A completely unexpected high: winning August’s Daring Bakers’ chocolate challenge for my white chocolate, malibu & blueberry dipped chocolate. More so, because every candy I saw on the forum was drool worthy awesome! 🙂 🙂
Life’s lesson: a failure can be turned into a prize winning success, if you don’t give up too soon (the winning chocolate was a result of a failed recipe- for the whole story read here)
Now, elaborating the first statement (don’t I sound all business-like. Look, papa I am putting my MBA to good use!).
Well, the reason why I am writing this post en route Grand canyon to Vegas is two-fold (and papa, you thought my MBA degree is going to a waste, ha!).
One, the scene outside is not so exciting anymore and the radio is not playing my favorite songs. V and my mom are asleep and the driver, my dad, is busy driving. So, I am bored and so the post (love my iPhone ‘notes’).
Two, (which is the actual reason, else I would have followed suit to mom and V) since I love leaving things to the last minute, I had no option to work on it to meet the swap date and time posting requirements.
*Update: Thanks to the non-functioning complimentary wi-fi of our hotel, the post is being posted later than it should have*