fun facts friday

December 19, 2014

1. Sorry for the silence yesterday! Wednesday night I went to go get my hair done after the girls went to bed, and I didn’t get home until well past my bedtime. Bed trumped writing. Sleep always wins. ;)

2. Speaking of that hair, I went a little darker. I’m trying to get back to most of my original color (which is really just a dark blonde). I felt like there was too much blonde blonde going on, and the second it starts to grow out, it looks horrible.

2. Since I was gone yesterday, I have a post that was originally going to go up yesterday scheduled for Tuesday – it’s one that’s been a long time coming. Body After Babies.

3. Anyone else so excited for the week ahead? We have about 7 thousand Christmas parties between now and next Saturday, and I’m pumped. I can’t wait to spend time with family and friends – plus, no school for two weeks!

4. Anyone see Ashley’s post yesterday? I loved it. Amen, sister!

5. Many of you commented on my post Wednesday about Fitness Blender. Why had I never heard about it before? Tons of free workouts – I tried this one last night. Wowza!! I felt like I was in my own little group class. It was a lot of fun, and I’m pretty sure I was shaking by the end of it.

6. We’re obsessed with the couch lately – and fighting over books. Or fighting over anything. Any. Thing. ;)

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7. Poor B is cutting more and more teeth. She has been miserable. I feel so bad for her. It’s a good thing she is cute and I don’t mind the extra cuddles.

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On the other side, Emerson, who was horrible for the first few teeth she cut, has cut three more without us even knowing!

8. I’m still waiting on the first snowfall of the year, and I’m getting a little impatient over here. Bring on the snow, please! Rumor has it, we’ll have our first one on Christmas Eve… but don’t they always say that?

9. I hope everyone enjoys their weekend – I’ll be back Monday!


fitting in fitness

December 17, 2014

Fitness and I had a little bit of a tiff this fall. Over the summer, I really enjoyed working out. The girls and I went on a 3 mile walk most days, and when they were taking their morning naps, I would pop in a video to complete (most days). Once I went back to […]

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skin care boot camp

December 16, 2014

disclaimer: this post is not sponsored by Rodan+Fields. The products were gifted to me by an independent beauty consultant, but I am not being compensated for my time. As always, all thoughts & opinions are my own. I’m going to boot camp! However, it’s probably not the boot camp you’re thinking of. source Like I […]

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scenes from the weekend & meals for the week 12.13-12.19

December 15, 2014
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Happy Monday, everyone! I’m counting down the days until my winter break, and I couldn’t be any happier. I can’t wait to spend some quality time with my baby dolls. This weekend was pretty relaxing. On Friday night, we didn’t do much. In fact, after we put the girls to bed I ended up dozing […]

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fun facts friday

December 12, 2014

1. I took some of your recommendations and made a decision yesterday – I bought The Catcher in the Rye and it will be here tomorrow! I found it weird that I wasn’t able to buy a kindle edition, so I’m getting a hard copy. 2. This week, once again, flew by. I can’t believe […]

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recently read

December 11, 2014

Just Like Other Daughters This book was excellent. It follows the journey of Alicia, and her daughter Chloe. Chloe was born with Down Syndrome, and right before Alicia’s eyes, Chloe has grown up into a young woman who wants to be independent. Alicia struggles with Chloe’s first crush, which turns into her first relationship with […]

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brooklyn & emerson: 15 month update

December 10, 2014
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Brooklyn Grace You are positively charming. Over the weekend, you spent some time with Auntie Jenna (one of my best friends) and Auntie Bridget (her mom).. and Auntie Bridg said she cannot believe how enchanting you are. Your side smiles always seem to win others over. Well, wouldn’t you know that no less than 2 […]

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day in the life: part 2

December 9, 2014
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5:17 AM – My first alarm goes off. I’m pleasantly surprised that Brooklyn slept all night. Poor baby has been having quite a time with her teeth. Hit snooze. 5:26 AM – Next alarm goes off. Ugh. I guess I should get up. 5:31 AM – Okay, I really need to get up now. 5:33 […]

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meals for the week 12.6-12.12

December 8, 2014

Monday again? I won’t lie, other than getting up for work, I don’t mind Mondays. Once I’m up, I’m good! It’s actually nice that I have a job that I love going to every day. (end Monday rant) This weekend flew by. I don’t even know why I say that anymore though – they all […]

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fun facts friday

December 5, 2014
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1. TGIF. To be perfectly honest, this week absolutely flew. I love December in fifth grade. We have so many fun things going on, and the three weeks in between Thanksgiving and Winter Break go by so quickly. 2. Do any other mamas follow “wonder weeks”? Well, we’ve been in a wonder week for about […]

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