Phase 2: The dining room

The dining room is a place to gather for more formal dinners. Growing up, I used to dream of the day where I would prepare elaborate dinners and have dinner parties. My best friend and I used to talk about this all the time. Then, reality hits. You have kids and realize that throwing dinner … Continue reading Phase 2: The dining room

Word of the day: 1/22/15

Word: Synecdoche You pronounce it: [si-nek-duh-kee] (I know that second part looks like a bad word--at first glance, see I know what you are thinking!) Definition: noun, Rhetoric 1) a figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole or the whole for a part, the special for the general or the general for the … Continue reading Word of the day: 1/22/15

Quote of the day: 1/22/15

"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet." -- James Oppenheim Have you ever heard of the grass is greener on the other side? I find this quote to be similar. Relish what you have and make it the best. It is definitely good to improve, but not always … Continue reading Quote of the day: 1/22/15

Word of the day: 1/21/15

Word: Ungentrified Definition: Adjective. 1) Not having been gentrified. ¹ We must first search Gentrified Word: Gentrified Definition: Verb. 1) Renovate so as to make it conform to middle-class aspirations. "Gentrify the old center of town" 2) (transitive) to renovate something, especially housing, to make it more appealing to the middle classes ¹ 3) to renew … Continue reading Word of the day: 1/21/15