Well ladies and gents, it looks like we’ve got another year on the books!
After reading some year-end wrap-ups of some of my favorite bloggers, I couldn’t resist jumping on the bandwagon and sharing some of the highlights of my year!
Hey y’all! Getting ready for 2016? As I start readying my resolutions, I’m linking up with Mix and Match Family for:
On the last Wednesday of each month, the ladies of these fabulous blogs answer these questions:
What We’re Eating This Week…
Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup from Six Sisters’ Stuff
What I’m Reminiscing About…
2015 as a whole–can’t wait to write more about it tomorrow!
What I’m Loving…
Christmas, Christmas, and more Christmas! And slowly making my way back into work…(womp womp)
What I’m Dreading…
Next month’s bills–it’s always a little worrisome after Christmas!
What I’m Working On…
Planning ahead with my blog. I’m trying to have the whole month of January planned out, since I’ll be on vacation for part of it, and I don’t want to be scrambling for post ideas at the last minute.
What I’m Excited About…
What I’m Listening To…
Phew! What a whirlwind weekend! How is Christmas already over????
The celebrations began on Wednesday with Boyfriend’s cousin’s 9th birthday party. For years, their family has celebrated her birthday on the 23rd, her actual birthday and it’s sort of become the pre-pre-Christmas party. There were torrential downpours that night, and when I arrived at the house, I opened my car down and stepped into a disgusting muddy puddle. But at least everyone else was in the same boat, and we all lamented over our drenched selves while enjoying drinks and food. Oh, and Boyfriend’s cousin Kim who is one of my besties knew that hugging a sloth is on my life bucket list, so she got me this:
Happy Monday everyone!
Over the past month, I’ve been lucky enough to be paired with my Solidarity Sister, Jenn. Not only is she so sweet and such a great mama, she is also a fantastic artist! She really got me in the spirit of Christmas as I oohed and aahed over her daughter’s ballet pictures from The Nutcracker, and she’s given me some great advice when it comes to connecting with other bloggers.
Jenn and I traded 5 fun facts about each other, and if you click on the links after her facts, you’ll get the chance to read more from her outstanding blog, Jenn’s Mixed Media Art!
1. She is a new blogger, stay at home mom of 3 beautiful girls http://thesherhouse.com/hello-
2. She blogs about Mixed Media Art and her journey learning the technique http://thesherhouse.com/
3. She loves other crafty things http://thesherhouse.com/
4. She enjoys decorating her home for the holidays http://thesherhouse.com/
5. She feels 2015 has been a year to learn and let go http://thesherhouse.com/my-
It’s been wonderful getting to know Jenn over the past month, and I hope you’ll take the time to follow her blog and become a part of her artistic journey!
I linked up with Susannah for:
Is everyone in full Christmas mode yet? Well, if you need a few minutes to yourself to read some great blogs, here are some suggestions, courtesy of the Secret Blogger Club!
Why We Shared Our Pregnancy After Miscarriage News Early: Abby’s post is so beautiful and really makes you think about how every precious every moment of life is.
Finding Balance in the Busy: I feel like Macy is speaking right to me in this post about finding time for you and the ones you love while balancing work, blogging and travel.
The Softest Sweaters: Someday it will feel like winter in Maryland–and when it does, I want this sweater.
Disney Princess-Inspired Christmas Ornaments: I’m obsessed with these–someone help me be craftier!
Peppermint Brownie Trifle: Looks amazing right? Just don’t pull a Rachel:
I linked up with A Blonder Side of Life for the Secret Blogger Club! And don’t forget about the giveaway:
Guys guys guys GUYSSSS! Christmas celebrations start today!!!!
That’s right folks, you read the title correctly–I’m almost halfway to my goal of losing 52 pounds! In fact, as of this morning I have lost 24 pounds!!!
Happy Monday everyone!