This & That

These random posts where I share tidbits from my life lately have become some of my favorite posts to share with you.  Consider it our relaxed ‘girl talk’ and get cozy because there’s lots of goodness and useful tips packed in here!

 

 

This & That

This & That

Good morning friends! We’re already midweek through the first week of summer and into Day 3 of the #HWHFitnessChallenge.  Nearly 1,300 of you have joined! That makes me seriously so happy! Keep logging your workouts daily. By the end of this week, you will feel amazing for having exercised everyday and you just might start to notice some positive changes to your bod!

Today, it’s time to grab your coffee, tea, or WATER (we’re all drinking 64 oz. a day, right?!) and sit back for a casual chit chat, affectionately known as “This &

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May Rewind & Fitness Challenge Announcement!

May Rewind & Fitness Challenge Announcement!

Just one more day of school!!  Is it that time in your house too?!  My son is giddy and frankly, I am too!  I’ve mentioned before, but we have no plans.  I think we’ll spend a couple weeks decompressing, and then figure it all out!

30-Day Fitness Challenge

Can I tell you what I’m also super excited about?! Launching a 30-Day Fitness Challenge next Monday, June 4! #HWHFitnessChallenge The last few weeks I’ve been off my workout game and totally feel it.  Now that summer is upon us, I’m ready to jump start my fitness regime,

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This & That | GSD

This & That | GSD

WEEKEND RECAP

Welcome back friends! Did you have a good weekend?!  On Friday, we had field day at school, followed by lunch and ice cream at Chic-Fil-A with grandma and then a trip to WalMart and Lowe’s to make a sandbox for Jordan.  She loves to dig and get dirty, so it’s a perfect outdoor activity for her!

We wrapped up our last weekend of baseball with a tough loss.  Our team finished second in our division #waytogo! but lost the second game in the playoffs by one run. See, I’m learning! 😉 The boys were in tears after the game and it was so sad to see them so disappointed. 

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April Rewind

April Rewind

Well that was a much needed weekend for sure!  All last week I was dragging and behind, but thankfully, after this weekend, I’m feeling so much more like myself!  It takes time to get our groove back, right?!  Well, the house has been cleaned, the laundry done, meal plan made and groceries shopped, AND I finally got in a workout for the first time in what feels like forever! #bestmedicine

Then, we got to take advantage of our warm weather here by going to the pool for the first time this year!  It’s one of my favorite things to do! 

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This & That 4.27.18

This & That 4.27.18

Can I get an AMEN for the weekend?!?!  I feel like I’ve been playing catch up all week and I’m SO glad that all we have on the agenda this weekend is a Saturday evening baseball game!   I’ll take it! 😉

THIS & THAT

It’s been a minute since my last This & That post, so today is the perfect day to catch you up on all the randomness that’s been happening here lately!  These posts are a little bit of this and a little bit of that, so grab your coffee or tea, get comfy and let’s dive in!

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March Rewind & Pretty Spring Jewels

March Rewind & Pretty Spring Jewels

Hello friends! What a special day and weekend we have ahead with Easter, celebrating our risen Savior! We’ll be spending time with our family and also rehearsing for James’ 1st Communion and Jordan’s baptism.  It’s these kinds of occasions that always choke me up, but it’s just because I love them so much and appreciate the special meaning involved.

March was a super fun month with James’ 8th birthday followed by Spring Break.  I’m so glad the Tips for Family Ski Trip were helpful!  These kinds of trips will definitely get easier as Jordan gets older,

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This & That – Cleaning Inspo, Recipe Binder & Wallpaper

This & That – Cleaning Inspo, Recipe Binder & Wallpaper

Okay guys, it’s time for a good old fashion This & That post!  Y’all know what that means- there’s lot of things I want to update you with and it’s a bit of a hodge-podge of all the things I like to share here- fashion, fitness, home decor, organization and productivity all rolled into one post! We’ve got a lot to get to today, so let’s dive in!

Nighttime Cleaning Routine

If you’ve been here before, you probably know how much I like to keep things clean and organized in my home. 

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February Rewind

February Rewind

How did January feel like it lasted for.ev.er. and somehow February is already over?! It’s been a short month, but totally jam packed with Valentine’s day, two special birthdays and lots of goodness here on the blog!  We’ve filled it up with some really great fashion, how-to’s and happy, healthy lifestyle tips!

On Groundhog Day we found out there’s be six more weeks of winter, but that didn’t stop me from showing off some cute transitional Spring outfits in the Dressing Room!

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 I walked you through how I plan my day using this FREE Printable I created (and this one with 2 printables on one page)! 

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This & That

This & That

I’m blown away by the feedback y’all left on yesterday’s Nordstrom giveaway post!  Thank you, thank you, thank you for taking the time to leave me a message letting me know what you enjoy on my blog.  That you choose to spend a part of your busy day here means so much to me! It truly makes blogging more meaningful to know that it’s reaching you and having an impact.  I recently created a mission statement for my blog to help clarify what I want to bring to you in every post, since my goal is always to leave you with something of value.

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January Rewind

January Rewind

Wow, I feel like January kicked off with a bang! I’ve been so filled with ideas for new content here and honestly right now have more ideas than time or space! Maybe that’s why I’ve been having trouble sleeping! Sometimes, even if I’m exhausted, I have trouble turning off my brain!  And if you read yesterday’s post about how I was gonna give up coffee for 5 days to see if it improved my sleep, I’ll fast forward and let you know I’m a big wimp and only lasted ONE day! Pitiful, I know!! But, I decided to allow myself that morning cup of coffee that I enjoy so much,

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This & That

This & That

Good Monday Morning!  Did y’all have a good weekend??  It’s been nonstop over here with so many things going on at once that I just had to stop for a second, breathe, and pull myself together. Does that happen to you too, when you feel like your brain is going to explode with all the things swimming around in it?!

A good sit down to brain dump everything that’s on my mind onto paper always helps.  I often use Evernote, but this time I just sat down with a good old fashion piece of paper and my favorite sharpie and put on paper my giant list of to-dos and all those little things that I’m afraid I’m going to forget and everything will fall apart.

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Peace Out 2017 & December Rewind

Peace Out 2017 & December Rewind

I cannot believe we are already at the last weekend in December and the last weekend of 2017!  We are settling in for a long Christmas break, since school is out until January 9th!  Do you have any fun NYE plans?  Our big plans include pizza and a movie on the couch in these!  I’m wishing y’all the most blessed, joyful and full of life 2018 ever!  I’m ready to say Peace Out 2017, and ring in the new year!

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This & That 12.15.17

This & That 12.15.17

Hi friends!  Welcome to Friday! Yay!  It’s been a long week and we’re looking so forward to the weekend!  I’ve got all kinds of things on my mind, so it’s perfect for a random This & That post! I’ve heard from so many of you that let me know you enjoy these kinds of posts, so I plan to keep them coming.  The OCD part of my brain prefers to post about one type of thing in a post that I can neatly put into a single category, but I created a This & That tab for that purpose,

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This & That 12.4.1

This & That 12.4.1

Hi friend!  So good to see you here again!  After the weekends where I’m away from my blog, it ALWAYS feels great to get back to it on Monday morning!  That’s when you know you’re doing something you truly enjoy- when day after day, you still look forward to doing it!  Today is going to be one of those random This & That posts.  I think of those as phone chats with you where we just catch up on all kinds of things!

First up, let’s start with this weekend!  In preparation for two! Christmas home tours I’m joining this year,

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November Rewind

November Rewind

Holy Moly!  How is it the last day of November already?!?! I know my son has been ready for December because that’s when he gets to start his Advent calendar!  We got him a Lego one and this year, and I also created an Advent calendar on the back of our tree!  It’s using the same small muslin bags I had from years ago and now he can look on the back of the tree for the corresponding day and find the bag filled with a small treat or handwritten note or something to do that day!  I’m super excited about this!

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This & That – November 13

This & That – November 13

Here we are, back to Monday, friends! That weekend sure flew by, but it was jam packed!  I have a feeling most weekends are going to feel this way since the end of the year always tends to be so busy.  I did pull out our Christmas decor this weekend with the intentions of getting ahead, but in reality, with my snail’s pace of decorating, I think we’ll be right on time! Have you started yet?

WEEKEND

We kicked off the weekend with our annual trip to the Nutcracker Market.  It’s a holiday fair with vendors from all over the country selling Christmas decor,

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October Rewind

October Rewind

It’s a giddy with excitement kind of day over here!! Not only is it HALLOWEEN and the kids are AMPED UP! I tell ya!  But we’re also thisclose to becoming World Series Champions!!!  Houston has an electric-feeling quality in the air and it’s just one of those days where you feel great to be alive with hope and happiness about the day and future!  #HoustonStrong! Let’s bring it home, ‘Stros!  I have a feeling all those tiny trick-or-treaters will be ringing doors early, so that we can all get back home and watch the game!

October was a busy month,

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This & That 10.23.17

This & That 10.23.17

How about them Astros?!!  We’re going to the WORLD SERIES!!!! Cue the confetti!!!  We let out a collective cheer when the Astros clinched it and everyone is just so excited for this thrilling news! We had to cheer quietly since Jordan was asleep, but we still cheered! 😉 Our whole town is beyond excited and overwhelmed with emotion, especially after all the heartache of Hurricane Harvey.  It’s good news that is helping heal our wounded city. #HoustonStrong 
GIMME ALL THE PUMPKINS
On Friday, my Mom and I took Jordan to a small pumpkin patch near our house and let her run among the pumpkins for the first time.  

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