If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
- Albert Einstein
Let this quote be the reminisce from my last post. It got quite intense and heated, right? I am glad you all saw my point of view and those who didn't no worries, that's why we have so many opinions, so what everyone can take one [kidding!]. I think some people thought it was in context to something from my life while they were just a random stream of thoughts after reading a story on another blog. Anyhoo, moving on...
The challenge has been done with for almost a week now but I still haven't given into shopping. I wouldn't lie I have been tempted but I have resisted it so far 'coz I really do not need anything and I want to first exhaust wearing everything I have got for this season at least once and then we can talk about shopping again. In the meantime I have been shopping for my husband [Birthday Month!] and family,
... and this is how I had dressed for that
Jacket - Michael Kors [08']
Dress - Mango [10']
Booties - No Brand Name [From Dubai 09']
1/2 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8 inch square pan.
2. In a large saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter. Remove from heat, and stir in sugar, eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat in 1/3 cup cocoa, 1/2 cup flour, salt, and baking powder. Spread batter into prepared pan.
3. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Do not overcook.