Because there’s always something to be grateful for. And also, it’s Tuesday.
Alright, I’m just going to call it: even as a Pacific Northwest native – born and raised – this so-called-summer weather is gettin’ me down, man.
It’s like the other 50 shades of gray around here, but not nearly as much fun.
Oh sure, I’m grateful for all the Big Ticket Items like my wonderful family, great friends, my health, a roof over my head, my pink polka dot pants, that sort of thing.
But sometimes when Mother Nature dishes up a lot of this:
I’m pretty grateful for a dish of this:
This is quite nearly sorbet perfection, people.
John first bought it for me a couple of months ago when I found myself knee deep in a clear-liquid-only diet. I’d love to keep you all as readers, so I’ll spare you the back story*, but let’s just say this little treat was like a frozen slice of heaven.
*Disclaimer: Yikes! That was totally an unintentional pun. Totally awkward, but I’m leaving it in anyway.
I’ve fallen hook-line-and-sinker for it ever since. Also, I should tell you that this is not a sponsored post. No one from Ciao Bella is aware of the cult following I’m attempting to initiate.
I might even have to start a Facebook fan page. Or at least tweet about it or something.
I should also tell you that if you happen to have any pull whatsoever at this company, even through a distant third cousin, I am not in the business of turning down free ice cream.
In conclusion, “Turn Your Frown Upside Down” has floated to the top of my to-do list.
What are you feeling grateful for? A great work-out? Swimming your kids? Bacon? I’d love to hear from you!