Good Golly – how much do I love Maria Menounos? That’s an unfair question. I’m quite certain my love for this lady could not be measured. I’m having a rough go of it lately. In the last month, I’ve lost my father-in-law and my uncle (my father-in-law passed away suddenly while my uncle passed away after a short battle with cancer) but when I look at Maria, I can’t help but smile. She’s just such a positive, upbeat person. She parts the rain clouds that hang over this crappy month and lets a little bit of sunshine in. Just look at these photos of Maria in New York. She’s so freaking adorable. I know there are other people in these photos I should be talking about but honestly, I barely see anyone other than Maria. This lady is like the smell of fresh baked cookies. She’s a big blanket and cup of hot cocoa on a cold day. She just makes the world a little bit brighter.