Graduate of Carroll College

With a crazy end to the semester and the opportunity to take time to visit Portland, I am just now getting around to posting about graduation!

I graduated on May 13th from Carroll College in Helena, Montana. My family and friends surrounded me on this special day to help celebrate reaching this milestone in life. Without each one of their support over the past 15 years of school I would not have had such a successful college career.

I struggled in school all my life and it was not until college that everything started falling into place. While it was still not easy and I was not a star student, I was happy with the way it all turned out.

With my Communications and Public Relations degrees I was able to secure an incredible job with CWG Architects. I am very excited to now be a Marketing Director of a very hard working and talented company.

Through this position I will be able to learn more about the marketing world, as well as learn more about myself. This has been a big jump but I am fully ready to take on what is to come. I know that it will not all be easy but nothing ever is!

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Spicy California Shrimp Stack

It has been awhile since I have posted but I finally tried out a new dinner tonight (found online). I have been wanting to make this for a very long time now and decided today was the day!

I will start out by saying this was the easiest dinner I have ever made. The part that took the longest was cooking the rice but I made sure to start that before I went to the store to get some other ingredients.

Let me tell you what I did! First, I obviously cooked the rice. Once the rice was made I added the rice vinegar and salt to make it sticky and then spread it out to cool down. I had already cut up all the veggies and shrimp that was going inside. I used cucumber, avocado and shrimp. I then got a 1 cup measuring cup and first put in the cucumber, then avocado, then shrimp, and then packed in as much rice as I could. I made sure I used a spoon and squished it down as much as possible. Once that was done I flipped it over on a plate carefully. I topped the sushi stack with a mayo/sriracha sauce, green onion and sesame seeds. The recipe calls for furikake but I could not find any here in Helena so I will have to get some when I am in Portland. Hey, mom maybe you could send some my way 😉

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Wow, it looks so perfect. I took pictures because I wanted to show everyone! Then after the excitement was over and it was time to eat I stared at it. How do you eat it? I tried to cut it into little sections to eat but eventually just mixed it all together and added soy sauce.

I would recommend this any day! It tastes so good and is very filling. It can last you a few lunches and dinners which is always a plus to me!

Let me know if you try it! I would love to hear what you think.

Here is the link.

Thanks!

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