#100HappyDays – Week 13

 

Woohoo! Time for Week 13 of my #100HappyDays Challenge! (If you’re curious, here are Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8 , Week 9Week 10 and Week 11).

<<June 24, Tues – Frozen green grapes, a delightfully sweet, crunchy & refreshing snack>>Week 13-1

<<June 25, Wed – Letting my imagination go with the help of a big box of crayons>>Week 13-2

<<June 26, Thurs – Enjoying some sun and conversation on a friend’s rooftop terrace>>Week 13-3

 <<June 27, Fri – Happy hour on a chic rooftop overlooking Beverly Hills>>Week 13-4

 <<June 28, Sat – Saturday movie date with a delightful movie and a delightful date>>Week 13-5

 <<June 29, Sun – Finally went to the Hollywood Farmer’s Market and it didn’t disappoint!>>Week 13-6

 <<June 30, Mon – Shades of pink and purple radishes, eaten with butter and sea salt>>Week 13-7

A Little DIY: Use a Shadowbox To Cover the Ugly

Next up in the entryway makeover:  Getting rid of this useless box of ugly right next to the door – it’s a control panel for an old alarm system the previous owner had installed. It’s really on there and we’re kind of afraid to remove it for fear of setting off a screeching alarm we’d be totally powerless to stop. 054a

See how I covered up the ugly after the jump!

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#100HappyDays – Week Twelve

Time for Week Twelve of my #100HappyDays challenge! (If you’re curious, here are Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8 , Week 9Week 10 and Week 11).

 <<June 17, Tues – Lamb wrap and savory muhammara spread for lunch at Momed>>Week 12-1

 <<June 18, Wed – Finally checking out the Pacific Design Center – those colors! that scale!>>Week 12-2

 <<June 19, Thurs – Coffee and a homemade two-bite brownie for breakfast>>Week 12-3

 <<June 20, Fri – Koreatown bars have the most over the top and awesome decor – neon, giant flowers, checkered tile, glittery banquets, disco ball!>>Week 12-4

 <<June 21, Sat – Bougainvillea, palm trees and sun: so very LA>>Week 12-5

 <<June 22, Sun – Warm buttery biscuit with stonefruit preserves at Superba Snack Bar>> Week 12-6

 <<June 23, Mon – Revisiting the delight and endless possibilities of a fresh box of crayons>>Week 12-7

Yum: One-Pot Chicken Thighs with Rice, Tomatoes and Greens

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I’ve always preferred legs to breasts – on chickens, of course😉   Bone-in chicken thighs especially have so much more character (a.k.a. fat) than chicken breasts. And the price! You just can’t beat it, especially when it’s on sale.

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That’s like 50 cents per thigh! Wowza. With the help of some bright, fresh ingredients, these chicken thighs make a meal that’s balanced, satisfying and deeply flavorful – and you only need to dirty one pot! See how after the jump.

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