That’s what we are today. Can’t wait to show you our new home!
living and loving each family moment
That’s seriously the only word that comes to mind when describing the last few days. So. Much. Going. On. In the past week, we’ve sent countless paperwork back and forth, waited for things out of our control, stressed about said things out of our control, and changed our closing date twice – all in addition to our normal busy days. It’s been exhausting and stressful, and to be honest, I can’t wait for it to be over.
That said, we did have some fun this weekend hanging out with our little bug, doing some packing, and just being a family. Weekends are my favorite. Here’s a peek at ours…
That’s all I’ve got in me today. Thanks for all the good vibes you all have been sending… fingers crossed for tomorrow… our closing date!
That roller coaster I’ve been on lately – it just continues. As excited as I am about our house, I will be so excited when we’re completely through the buying process. People always say it’s a lot of work and stressful… and they are NOT kidding. Anyway, let’s get to the fun Friday things, shall we?
Yesterday Abbie turned 20 months old, and I didn’t even realize it until we were in the car on the way home from daycare, so I didn’t take any official pictures. She moves so much now, it’s nearly impossible anyway! I’m hoping when we have family pictures taken in November, she’ll sit still enough for us to get a few of her actually smiling at the camera! So hard to catch nowadays.
Our closing is now a week from today, assuming everything goes well… we may have finally gotten most everything done, paperwork wise, and are just waiting on a few more things. Hopefully next Friday I’ll have good news to share!
Today officially marks 2 months to my 31st birthday! Now, who wants my wishlist? #totallykidding
I forgot the milk for my coffee this morning…so it looks like a trip to Starbucks is in the cards for me this morning. Not sad about it. Not even a little bit. Also, I know everyone is going crazy over Pumpkin Spice coming back early…. but I’ll be much more excited to see that salted caramel mocha when it shows up. Way better.
I’m part of this fun little giveaway today – enter below to win some money! (And then maybe buy me a housewarming present. No? Okay, I guess.)
It’s been a while since I talked about my weight loss. Honestly? It’s because it really stalled this summer. It’s just one of those things, I guess – a lot of things tend to fall away during the summer, and for me, that just happened to be what it was.
That and those
pesky delicious white chocolate M&Ms I had to stop buying. Seriously, addicting.
Now that fall is on it’s way (thank goodness), I really want to get my momentum back. I got a good start on Saturday at my most recent weigh in, weighing in at 192.2, down a full pound from the previous week. I have a long, long way to go, and some big events on the horizon – we move in September, then in October we start my family’s holiday/birthday/anniversary season…we have 9 birthdays, our anniversary, and the holidays all crammed in from October to February. It’s a bit nuts.
Anyway, I’m really committing myself – I don’t want these upcoming events and stresses to hinder my progress. With that naturally comes some goals.
What are your health and fitness goals? Will you be doing anything differently this fall?
This weekend went by way too fast, and I’m sure that’s going to be the norm until we move. Seriously, all we can think about around here is our impending move, the house, packing…it’s hectic. On top of that, this strong-willed toddler of ours continues to be, well, strong-willed. I’ve said it before, but we are really in for it when she’s a teenager. Girlfriend likes to do things her OWN way.
Saturday morning after Weight Watchers (I was down a pound!), we headed over to Costco… nothing too eventful, except for me resisting the frozen yogurt. I LOVE swirled frozen yogurt, so score one for me. Abbie loves stores, so she had a blast looking around at everything. We took a walk in the afternoon and Abbie was fascinated by the fountains in the shopping plaza across the street.
Sunday we headed down to my parents for the day, and Abbie was naturally spoiled with attention by my parents and sisters. Some of my favorite memories are of my grandparents, so I love seeing my family play with Abbie. Even though she won’t remember these times yet, it’s so important to me that she knows them and they are a big part of her life.
With that, this is our last “normal” week before the move. We’re still on track to close next Wednesday (in only 9 days! Ah!), and we’ve been packing away every night once Abbie’s in bed. Next week I’ve got a few appointments plus that weekend is Labor Day already, and then we move the week after! It is absolutely insane to me how fast all of this is happening! We’re currently waiting to hear back from the seller on our inspection list, so fingers crossed he gets everything done we asked for.
How was your weekend? Have any packing and moving tips for me?