Welcome, friends. We made it! I am so excited for this year. I truly believe it can and WILL be the best year ever. Of course I couldn’t let today fly by without the obligatory resolutions post. So here we are. In the past, I’ve made over 9,000 goals and tried my darndest to accomplish them, but, inevitably, failed. So this year, I’m boiling it down to overall goal categories that I want to focus on, and giving examples of each…. Read more »

You guys. I had the best weekend ever. It’s only due to this being the week of Christmas (and thusly a two day work week, hollaaaaaa) that I’m remotely able to sit here with a smile on my face. It was filled with friends and music and laughter and Christmas things, which are the best things. Friday night after work, I went to my dear friend Whip’s apartment, where we drank bubbly, feasted on olives, charcuterie, and cheese. She gave… Read more »

Today, we’re buying a house. Today, we become homeowners. I feel suuuper adult. I’m excited. We can paint and transform and decorate and build a home. We can have parties and family and friends over. We can actually, for realsies, make a home. I can make and hang wreaths. We can, eventually, do things like landscape. We can do whatever we want! It’s our house! I’m also nervous. That’s a lot of money. Like, a lot of money. Not that we… Read more »

I hate Tuesdays, I hate mornings, I hate work days. I am grumpy today. Mostly because I went to bed a little too late, and then my lovely husband punched or elbowed me in the face early this morning. Right in the mouth. That really hurt, and it’s still hurting, Charlie. One of my favorite parts of marriage is sharing my bed with my best friend and having the most perfect lil’ snuggle buddy. But NOT when that lil’ snuggle… Read more »

Bonjour! You might have noticed a little facelift around here. We’re all welcome. I spent most of Monday redesigning some things around here. It felt good. Mostly the couch part, but I guess the design work was nice too. I kid, but I was so pooped! Saturday morning I woke up and picked up my little bro and we began our yearly tradition of going back-to-school shopping for him. I’ve taken him pretty much since I could drive and our… Read more »

Well. Wednesday. Though I slept much, much better than I have been, I still did not sleep long enough. Mostly because we were up until midnight, having a heart to heart. And by that I mean The Hubbit held me and was very sweet and made me laugh while I was like, “I WANT ADVENTURE IN THE GREAT, WIDE SOMEWHERE” / crying because I have big dreams and sometimes I feel stupid because of them. It’s a long, complicated thought… Read more »

Today is my husband’s birthday. His 31st birthday, but we won’t hold that against him. I just thought I’d dedicate my small internet corner to him for today. He’s a quiet man, and you might not know him well. But that is your loss. I do think I’ve helped him “come out of his shell,” to use a weird reptilian analogy. But The Hubbit loves reptiles. so we’re good. He has such a sarcastic, dry, occasionally offensive sense of humor,… Read more »

Well, hello. How are you? Long time no talk. I guess you’ve surmised by now that I’m back (back, back, back again, gain, gain). Sorry for all the Slim Shady references. Wait, no I’m not. BACK TO REALITY, OH, THERE GOES GRAVITY. Sorry, for real this time. I’ll contain myself. Vacation/our anniversary was awesome. AWESOME. So much R&R. I read two books and started another. You can follow my progress on my Goodreads, because I KNOW you are just aching… Read more »

I’m not trying to make you jealous, but I’m not even at work right now. And I’m not even supposed to be. I’m on vacation! Winning! I have a full/lazy day planned of meal planning, grocery shopping, packing, baking, and otherwise just chillin’ and preppin’ for going out of town. So pumped. Last night we went shopping for some cheeses for our Cheese Feast night… have I mentioned how excited I am for this stinking trip?!???!?!? Sorry for excess punctuation. I’m… Read more »

Y’all. It’s July. JULY. What the? Today is my parents’ wedding anniversary, so happy anniversary, Mama and Daddy! 31st year, I do believe. That’s incredible. The older I get, the more I appreciate my parents’ wedding anniversary. I don’t think I ever really knew what a wedding anniversary was. I was never the little girl who played pretend that I was getting married. I would just skip right to the playing house part. I was a flower girl for my… Read more »