Ready for November

October may usher in that true Fall season, but November is my favorite. The weather really starts to turn cool/cold, I can cozy up in comfy sweaters with hot cocoa and a roaring fire, and it’s the start of the birthday and holiday season for my family. Pregnancy has really screwed with my mood the... Continue Reading →

October Books (fail)

This will be a very short post about my failure. The amount of books I read in the month of October was an epic 0. ZERO! I knew I was still having trouble getting my mind back into reading but I didn’t realize I was at zilch until I checked my goodreads account.  I am... Continue Reading →

First Trimester Recap

When K and I found out we were expecting, I was about 5 weeks along. I immediately made an appointment to verify, and then went back at 8 weeks for my full first prenatal exam and ultrasound. With barely any symptoms, even seeing the tiny little dot on the ultrasound felt so unbelievable. At my... Continue Reading →

The End of the 101 List!

With August 14th upon us (well tomorrow), my current 101 in 1,001 List is coming to an end. Anything that I didn't accomplish but still want to and anything that I want to push myself to do again will be added to the new list. In total I accomplished 41 of the 101 goals I... Continue Reading →

Send Love This Way

This week flew by superfast! I had a few events packed in there (saw Lion King - the scene with Mufasa is just as traumatizing 25 years later) and some workouts but nothing too crazy or intense. Yet despite the week flying by, I do feel ready for the weekend! This week's loves: Allbirds -... Continue Reading →

That Love List (7.27.19)

I spent majority of yesterday painting our living room. I'm pretty sure at this point I just live covered in paint 24/7. The room looks and feels so light and airy, it makes me happy to just sit in there and relax. We have more yard clean up planned for today, with a trip to... Continue Reading →

The Great Purge

Material excess. That is a large part of the world we live in today. Fast fashion vs investment pieces. Instant gratification and impulse buys. Packed closets and overflowing dresser drawers. Not everyone has these issues, I know, but I've come across more friends dealing with the overabundance versus the minimal. I wanted to write this... Continue Reading →

Think Positive (7.19.19)

This was a trying week. I felt un-motivated to do MORE than needed and the days flew by pretty quickly without me accomplishing much. This is one of those times I have to push myself to think positively and get out of that negative rut. This week's loves: Ruffwear harness - I initially bought one... Continue Reading →

Change of Direction

I feel like I've been trying to figure out my life for the longest time. There was a span where I actually moved every 1-2 years - I went from New York ⇒ Texas ⇒ Virginia ⇒ Florida ⇒ and finally back to Virginia. I went from working as a college and/or high school athletic... Continue Reading →

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