Monday, January 8, 2018

My One year Fitness journey

It's been One Year since I really stuck with a Fitness routine.
Here is my story (Law & Order clink clink)

This is a long post so hang in there!

We left Virginia in June of 2016.  It was a hard move because of leaving our best friends.  But it was a good move because we were coming back to San Diego where all of my family is.


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Sunday, January 7, 2018

I'm back! Wait have I said this before?

I am going to have to say yes, I'm pretty sure I have!

Guys, it's 2018 can you believe it?  I can't!  The year just flew by.  I can't believe the kids and I have been in San Diego over one year now.  The weather is amazing so no complaints here.  I think I am only fearing an EARTHQUAKE!! Sooo scary but until then I will enjoy the sun!

2017 was a pretty good year.  It was a year of transformation for me for sure.  I can't wait to share all of that excitement.

In this past year all I kept thinking about was blogging, really, but as soon as I posted our Christmas picture I realized it had been a year since I posted.  My biggest fear is that this little place that I call my blog, won't amount to what else is out there.  Much better, much more experienced, better pictures, better organization, more money, thinner bodies, prettier faces... the list goes on and on!!  But guess what, in this year I met a wise friend. She helped me see that I'm putting too much pressure on myself to be PERFECT right from the start.  I was feeling like I couldn't start up again until I had perfect content for the entire 2018 year.   Since when am I a blogger?! Ummm never.  I like to blog but that doesn't make me a blogger!

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Monday, December 19, 2016

My Plum Paper Planner Review


OOOOh has it been a while or what?  So much has changed in the last Six months and I have been really horrible about keeping up with my blog.  

I love my little place here in cyberspace, but I am not very good at sitting myself down and actually writing.  I'm always thinking about what I am going to post but I never actually do it.  I'll have to save my last six months for another post.

The New Year is always a great time for a brand new planner.  But if you are anything like me, you will probably say that with every planner you buy until the actual start of the year.  

I have been pretty good and kept really steady with one planner this year.  I did end up trying a couple others.  But for 2017 I need consistency and I.NEED.ONE.PLANNER.

My best friend Jenni is just about as planner obsessed as I am.  We are always convincing each other that we have found the perfect planner, or this one will work because...
You know, I'm sure you have had the same conversation with your bestie or yourself!

After going BACK & FORTH on a couple different planners, Jenni convinced me that I needed to check out PlumPaper.com  and after not much convincing, I decided that this was the one for me, so I ordered.  And guess what?!  She didn't even get one haha!!  (disclaimer: she did get one and if I don't say that, she might get mad at me! I mean not really but whatever ;)

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Friday, June 26, 2015

My Summer Reading List

I LOVE to read.  I don't always give myself the time to do it but when I have a good book, I love that I give myself the time to do it.  

I would call myself a book snob.  I like brand new, hard cover books.  I LOVE going in to the book store and picking out a new book to read.  If I'm honest I'll say that I buy a new book and put it on my shelf until I'm finished with the book I am currently on.  Well...I have a full bookshelf of books I haven't read.  I've noticed I always end up buying the "IN" book that is on the end cap of the book aisle at Target!

When we first moved here, somehow I found out about a couple books that were being released.  If you were one of the first 500 people to pre-order you were sent an autograph.  Eeekkk this was so exciting for me!

The first was, Living In Style by Rachel Zoe.  I plan on buying a super pretty frame, framing it and putting it in my office space.

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Summer Gift Exchange

This lovely group I am in, Style Me Bloggers, is amazing.  We recently did a summer gift exchange, a little gift about where we're from.

I sent my gift to Lana, you'll have to check out what I gave her at Two Teens And Their Mama.  I received a LOVELY gift from Sheila at Making the Most of Everyday.  Let's take a look:

When I opened my box, it was FULL!!! I mean I thought the goodies were never going to end.  Sheila was so super sweet with everything she sent!

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Monday, June 1, 2015

A Little, Pretty, In the Kitchen

I'm all about home decor.  I mean, I just can't get enough.  Well, I take that back, my house is pretty much at the point where I have reached, enough.  I don't think I have any blank wall space left.  I'm in trouble when we finally buy a house, or shall I say my walls are ;)

Our Kitchen is T.I.NY!  I can't.even.stand.it.  I'm STILL having trouble organizing it.  And for someone that LOVES organization, ooh, it gets me DAILY.  

Since my kitchen drives me crazy I thought I would spruce it up with a little pretty.  Our Pantry is TINY.  I can't really figure out how to get it to be functional for us.  

The pantry is also RIGHT next to a window that has vertical blinds.  This is something that I can not fix because of our lease rules.

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Friday, May 29, 2015

This Place I Call Home!

Back with another awesome edition of The Style Me Bloggers Link Up.  

I must admit when I saw the writing prompt for this week I was a little nervous.  But as I started looking through pictures, I started to see that we really have done a lot here!

We have been here over one year now. (You can read all about our move, HERE)  It was tough at first but we are pretty much in our "norm" now.

So here is our life in this place we call home:


We went to our second pumpkin patch as a family this year.  The last time we went was about two months after Kailey was born.  It was a lot of fun.
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Thursday, May 28, 2015

May 2015 Ipsy Review

EEEEK! Let's talk pretty pink bags!  I used to belong to Birchbox.  It was a fun little treat, getting a box in the mail every month but I felt like I was getting the same product over and over again.  

I recently decided to sign up with ipsy.  I had seen so many people with them and they were super excited and it looked like they got some decent size samples.  

I can't even tell you the excitement when I got my first bag.  I planned on sharing but LIFE got in the way and it just didn't happen.  Fast forward to May's bag!

First let me say that the packaging is something to get excited about.
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Friday, May 15, 2015

My Summer Travel Plans

Thank goodness for my Style Me Blogger Babes because it gets me on my little blog EVERY time!  I've neglected my little place but have a plan to make that not happen anymore.

This summer will be the first summer that I will be working since I've had my kiddos.  I'm really bummed about not being able to participate in the late nights, late mornings and not waking up to an alarm clock. The good thing is that I work in a chocolate shop.  In Virginia the heat is BRUTAL so that means chocolate doesn't do good in heat which means I'll have less hours in the summer, which means, more time with the kiddos.  I'll take that!

June will be fun!  My parents are flying out from California about one week after the kiddos get out of school.  Not sure what we are going to do but I DO know that we are going to enjoy their company!  We always look forward to visits with Nana and Papas.


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