It usually takes about a month for me to figure out what the resolution is going to be for the year. I thought this year was going to be to have a more organized life, but I quickly changed my mind. The thing is I am organized already, almost TOO organized. I realized that making a resolution to get more organized would just make this OCD chick insane, and probably my husband as well. I wasn’t going to go as far as to have a resolution to become more relaxed or carefree. That’s just not who I am, and I don’t think its necessarily a bad thing. I am the type that thrives when I am doing 18 things at once. I like checklists, calendars, and to-do lists. It’s what makes me a good planner. (a GREAT planner)
There is one thing that has never been my strong suit, and it’s also the thing I always have an excuse not to have time for. It’s cooking. I am the LEAST domestic lady when it comes to the kitchen. I have dabbled in baking and cake decorating, I can use a crockpot, but when it comes to really cooking a meal, I would rather do just about anything.
My husband loves to cook, and is quite good at it. So I have used that as a crutch to not get dirty in the kitchen. My thinking has been – he likes it, I don’t like it – He should always cook – I should never cook. I realize that isn’t fair and I also love the idea of cooking these fantastic meals and bringing our entertaining to the next level. I am a “bit” of a perfectionist, but I am starting to realize that I may have been avoiding the kitchen – because I am NOT naturally good at it. Maybe I just need to give it more of a chance. (and I don’t think anything would make Steve happier).
So that’s it. 2013 is going to be a year where Stacey attempts to cook more. Or at least help Steve more in the kitchen. I’ll let you know how it goes. At a minimum it’s an excuse to buy some of these below!! (all from anthropologie.com)