May 20, 2010

Krystina: 1, Orlando: 0

My interview was the most interesting one I've ever had. It lasted over an hour and the GM and I had a wonderful conversation. It turns out that she is also in the process of losing weight and becoming healthier, so we connected on that immediately. She called me a few hours ago and told me that she didn't want to wait until the day was over to tell me that I got the job! She said that she had a great time, was really impressed with me, and welcomed me to their team. I officially start training as a barista June 1. I've only been in Orlando a little over one day and I already have a job - I'm proud of myself. My dad was also proud and wanted to have a little photoshoot:




It feels so nice to wear so little! I love hot, humid weather.

I had plans to grill, but after a long day I wanted something simple and colorful. So, I tore open this package of spinach and tomato shells and went to town:



I sauteed 2 garlic cloves in 1 tbsp olive oil, added fresh lemon juice, sea salt, rainbow peppercorns and red pepper flakes, then added a vine tomato and heated it through just slightly. Tossed the pasta in that simple sauce, added a sprinkle of nooch, and poured it over raw zucchini spirals. It was pretty to look at, light and delicious. I love simple dinners like this.


I also love this plate; it reminds me of a circus. Expect to see it often.

I'm going to hit the hay soon because I have an early start tomorrow. I'm going to Cocoa Beach with my dad and half brother and I'm beyond excited. Good night!

4 comments:

  1. I love that dress. Congrats on the job!

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  2. Thank you! The dress is super super comfortable and I'm both happy and relieved about the job.

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  3. mmm pasta! congrats on the new job! :)

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