To add a little more stress (but also fun) to the mix, the kitchen renovation that we've been working on took a major step forward on Monday! A lot of work was done by my parents (who are super handy), but for the sink upgrade and laying of the granite counter top we call called in the experts. I was in class and then in lectures all day while this was happening (of course), which is tough for a control freak like me. But Tom's father came up for the day and oversaw the whole thing.
And the kitchen that once looked like this:
When I came back from school that evening, looked like this:
*I promise to post an actual recipe soon (I have some great ones waiting), but I need to get oriented a little better first. :o)