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When I get home from a long day the LAST thing on my mind is “what’s for dinner?” I’ve told y’all before I’m not the best cook. I have a handful of go-to meals up my sleeve for the weeknights, but I would really like to start cooking more at home to save money.
I’m already seeing the glimmer of Christmas bulbs in Target people! You know if Target has it then it must be true….I mean you can’t trust Hobby Lobby or Michaels because it’s basically Christmas 24 hours a day/ 365 at those joints.
Like seriously I’m so anxious to decorate this house because I have more Christmas decorations that I actually have regular decorations so it sort of makes my house look shall we say….”decorated“???
Update on the house…well, we had to buy a pool pump and my washing machine broke along with a thousand other things that need to get done, but that’s okay we have a lifetime right? I’m not going to sell a kidney just yet.
Check out our entry way. Gone is the tuscan Olive Garden feel and welcome sleek and modern clean walls and lighting from Savoy House.
At least all the messy stuff is over and we can relax a bit. I’ve been getting into Snapchat lately: Username: thejavamama
Connor has been having a lot of fun playing soccer again. We are about to start boy scouts too!
I did the prettiest engagement shoot for my friend Kelly’s daughter. The Dallas Arboretum is so gorgeous this time of year and they have pumpkins EVERYWHERE!
Aren’t they the cutest???
Well, that’s about it besides the daily routine of school and work. I’m loving the new show “This is Us”. If you haven’t watched it….DO IT. My parents are coming in for a visit in the next couple of weeks and I can’t wait! For the daily you can find me on Instagram🙂
I can’t believe we are already into October. I mean we have like 80 something days until CHRISTMAS! If you ask anyone and everyone that knows me Christmas time is my absolute favorite ever! When I was pregnant with Connor the very first thing we bought for our new home was a Christmas tree because Terence knew how important that was to me 🙂 I’m so excited to put up our tree this year…it may be the only thing in our dining room right now, but that is perfectly fine with me.
We went really bold on this color. New lighting to come soon!
Oh the joys of moving into a new home….so far our washing machine has broken, the pool pump broke, and we’ve also spent a ton of money updating the house. But, hoping we will be here for the long haul and all this will be worth it. I absolutely LOVE our neighborhood and everyone is so friendly. Connor’s school is only a few streets away….I mean God knew y’all. He really did. Why do I question Him so much?
Speaking of school….Toyota sent us back to school in strait up style.
All the room for all the THINGS! Connor started soccer again…so we are hauling chairs, soccer balls, school stuff.
Seat bun warmers and coolers…yes ma’am!
I like to be in charge of everything. And I am with all the buttons and the nice little shelf for my phone. I meeeeaaaan….I have officially decided my next car is an SUV.
I can’t believe he’s in first grade. My baby…he’s growing up so fast. I need another one before I turn into an infertile myrtle. Waaaahhhh!
Yep, lots of changes going on and YES– I am behind on just about everything in life right now.
We get to do so many fun things as bloggers and social media divas. I just love the community of women I’ve met. Over the last 10 years a lot has changed, but the one thing that will never change is my love of writing and reading. I did say 10 years because my little blog here is TEN YEARS OLD this year! What????
I can’t believe it. Time flies. Enjoy every second. Reflect, love, learn, grow, reap, sew, and for the love of blogging and pen and paper WRITE IT DOWN. Because some day when you are old and senile you will want to remember all the little bitty things in life you forgot.
Maybe one day my grandkids could read this blog? Gulp.
Anyways…that’s a ways off….until then coffee cats 🙂