Get From Awkward Silence to New Best Friend

  Don't you hate awkward silences? God forbid, conversation runs so dry that all you can think to talk about is the weather! I live in England, it's rainy or overcast most of the time. Bringing that up just makes conversation as grey as the clouds. One of my dreams for the future is to … Continue reading Get From Awkward Silence to New Best Friend

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Protein-Packed Pancake Day!

Well it's Pancake Day in England. What a glorious day: a day dedicated to the delicious goodness of pancakes!! In actuality, there is history behind Pancake Day, and its official name is Shrove Tuesday. It's one of the Christian holidays, signifying the first day of Lent, 7 weeks before Easter. Lent is a season of … Continue reading Protein-Packed Pancake Day!

Winter

5000 of our schools closed with this latest snowfall. I was listening to Radio 2, as I worked in my café and they were talking about the Winter of 1963. It was a winter where 20 feet of snow fell. Now this winter, I've seen the deepest snow that I've ever seen with my own eyes. … Continue reading Winter