Scotch for Snow Cones

On Saturday, I had a birthday. I was looking forward to inviting a couple girlfriends over to the house and having a bonfire and a little scotch out in the woods.  

But Saturday was also the only day we had to celebrate my daughter's 6th birthday.  I was disappointed and frustrated at first. But I rain-checked with my girls and celebrated my birthday with 20 kindergartners, snow cones, sledding, and a homemade "giant tubing hill cake" per her request.   

Couldn't have planned a better day for myself. 

Reader, I swear: the universe is creative in how it presents opportunities.  When plans change, we either get bitter (which I did), or we joyfully get into the new plan (which I also did).   It was a nice lesson for me about the power of rolling with the damn punches. Plus I forgot how much I like snow cones. 

Let's keep rolling with those punches this week, and I'll see you next Monday. -Em

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