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Week in Review

Happy April Fool’s Day!! Are you a big prankster? I used to enjoy doing funny little things for the kids when they were little, but I don’t do much now. I sure like to see the funny things that others do though! I was actually induced to have Andy on April 1st and I was … Read more

Week In Review

Happy Monday! John and I landed back in SLC late last night and literally came from beautiful blue skies and spring like weather in OC straight back to winter with snow on the ground and freezing rain. FUN! Take me back to the sunshine! 😉 Here’s a little of what we’ve been up to this … Read more

Week in Review

Another busy week is in the books! Once the days get longer I feel like they go faster…does that happen to anyone else? Maybe just because there’s more to get done, who knows…but whatever the reason, it flew by. Here’s a little of what’s been happening around here this week. This post contains affiliate links. … Read more

Week in Review

Hello Monday! How are you feeling after losing an hour of sleep yesterday? I don’t know why that always hits me WAY harder than it should, but here we are, tired and looking to go to bed at 7pm. 😉 John had some work meetings this week so I tagged along and we stayed for … Read more

Week in Review

Happy Monday! I had a wonderful week this past week taking some time to allow myself to leave the chores undone for a few hours and go spend some time with friends. Life can get so busy it’s often easy to let those relationships get pushed to the side in lieu of other things that … Read more

Week in Review

Happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Things here were good…it was WARM…at least by usual February standards. What  is it about the weather turning warm and the days getting longer that makes me have the desire to be more productive? Do you feel that way too? Here’s a little of what we … Read more

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Week in Review

Happy Monday! Is today a holiday at your house? The kids are off of school, but I know that a lot of work places don’t have the day off. If you do have a holiday…what are you doing? I’m using today to catch up on chores around the house. There is so much organizing and … Read more

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Week in Review

I might need to start calling these bi-weekly reviews. 😉 Silly me thinking that once I officially became an empty nester a few weeks ago life might slow down a bit. HA! Joke was on me! Exciting things are happening and I can’t wait to fill you in! I had the chance to visit the … Read more

woman's world magazine feature

Week in Review

Oh what a week it’s been. This was the week I officially became an empty nester. There’s been a lot of build up in my mind to this day, but nothing can compare to the actual feeling of leaving your baby behind at a dorm, knowing you’re going home to an empty house. I’m struggling … Read more

Week in Review

Oh what a week it’s been! December is always a blur, but this one might take the cake! 😉 With Ash graduating, a work trip to New York and Christmas festivities…whoa. I’m trying to pack it ALL in before I’m officially an empty nester here in just two more weeks. I can’t believe I’m even … Read more

Week in Review

Happy Tuesday night. 😉 I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend and are feeling great and rested this week. How lucky a re we to have almost a whole week between Thanksgiving and December?! I feel like I can breathe a little bit whenever we get that extra week. I know I usually try … Read more

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Week in Review

Oh what a week it has been! We’re staring at Thanksgiving next week already and I can’t seem to pry myself away from the chaos at the Alumni House long enough to even think about what I’m going to make. lol! You might remember me mentioning the appliance installation fiasco last week? Well, it did … Read more

week in review
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Week in Review

To say that “week in review” has taken a back seat lately is an understatement! I feel like I’m always saying this, but this has been the busiest few months. At what point will things settle down? I’m not sure, but as tired as I am, I don’t mind being busy! November is here and … Read more

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August Recap

Admittedly usually I’m better about weekly recaps, but this month not so much. 😉 So instead, I’m just going to do a quick monthly recap so I get my journaling in. 😉  August kicked off with John and I in London. I felt like I won the lottery getting to go to London twice in … Read more

Week in Review

I hope you are having a wonderful start to your week! I was talking to my Aunt a few days ago and she starts school TODAY!! What? It’s still JULY!! I cannot believe that the summer weeks are already dwindling and that back to school is upon us already! Whether you start this week or … Read more

Week in Review

Happy Monday! The temps are soaring and time is flying! Are you having a wonderful summer? I hope so! We’ve been busy cramming as much time in fun with friends and family as we can get! We’ve been enjoying dining al fresco in this space and I have a few things coming to dress it … Read more

Week in Review: London Edition #2

Oh, what a week it has been! Our time here in London is FLYING by and we’re trying to pack as much in as possible. This was a super fun week because Andy was back in town so we got to spend some quality time with him. We definitely haven’t wanted to get in the … Read more

Week in Review : London #1

Ash and I decided to do something a little wild…Andy is currently studying abroad in London…so we decided it wasn’t fair for hime to have all the fun. We decided to skip the studying part and just do the abroad. 😉 We hopped a flight early last week and here we are! It has been … Read more

Week in Review & A Weekend Trip to Dallas

I hope you are having a great start to your week. I spent yesterday being lazy and recouping from a busy week and now I’m ready to dive into another one! Do you ever need to do that? Just take a minute to kind of reset? I definitely do or else I can get kind … Read more

Week in Review

Another busy week is in the books! This one was full friends, family and food! I can hardly believe that Andy is done with his first year of college! This year has FLOWN by! Graduation week is always a fun week to be around the University. So many families in town to visit and graduates … Read more

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Week in Review

Happy Monday! How are you? I woke up this morning feeling like…whoa?! It is May next week! I feel a bit like a broken record every week, but I cannot believe how fast this year is flying by. I feel like we were just moving Andy into his dorm and this week we move him … Read more

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Week in Review

I’m late to the game this week, but I love having these week in review posts because it’s kind of like a journal for me…so I’m posting for the memories. 😉 It was spring break for Ash this past week so we had some fun. 🙂 We kicked off the week at her favorite place…can … Read more

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Week In Review

Happy April!! Can you believe it? It hasn’t felt much like spring anywhere I’ve been lately…whether CA or UT. It’s just snowy and rainy and chilly! But April showers bring May flowers, right? 🙂 We keep getting notices about possible  flooding hitting our neighborhood and they are having community events to sandbag everything before the … Read more

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Week(s) in Review

Hi friends! Happy Monday! It’s been a minute! I popped in last week to share a few quick updates to Ashley’s room, but it has been a crazy few weeks and I’ve been neglecting the blog. oops. 😉 The funny thing is, I spend the majority of each day creating a ton of content…pictures, design … Read more

Week in Review

Happy Monday! Are you trying to recover from the weekend’s football festivities yesterday?  We had a fun watch party at some dear friend’s house with a yummy spread and great conversation…along with a little football watching. 😉 What a game! This week flew by. I feel like all of February is going to be a … Read more

Week in Review

Good Morning! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. John was in town for four days, so we sneaked in as much family time as we could in between work meetings and school commitments. Work has been insanely stressful for John for the last couple of years and it just seems to always be building … Read more

Week in Review

Rainy days and Mondays…we’re getting a little more rain around here today, but I’ll definitely take that over the snow that is falling in SLC and the 7…yes you read that right SEVEN degree temps. Whoa!  That is too much for me! I hope you are looking forward to a nice week wherever you are. … Read more

Week(s) in Review

Hi friends! I hope you are doing well! It’s been a minute and I’m finally feeling like I’m climbing out of my hibernation. 😉 As usual, I decided to take a little time after the holidays to regroup, clean, organize, plan and get ready for all that this year will bring. I can always tell … Read more

Week in Review

Happy snowy Monday! How are you guys? I don’t know why, but this Christmas season I am feeling a bit worn out. I’m tired and feel like I’m doing everything a bit half-baked. But, you know what? For the first time in a long time, the decorations aren’t perfect and in every room of the … Read more

Week in Review

How was your week? We had the most incredible storm this week. It’s been a long time coming for so Cal, and it was really awesome to get a ton of rain. We got 4 inches in our area…that is INSANE for us. As much as I don’t love winter, I do love a good … Read more