My Job Update

My Job Update

As you may remember, I switched jobs last month, and that’s the main reason it’s been quiet around here – getting used to a new routine, a new commute, and learning a whole new position and company. Some of you have reached out on Instagram to ask for updates, so I figured it was worth a post, right? Well, to make a long story short, at only a week and a half in, I can say with certainty that I made the right decision. I was at my previous job for 7.5 years. While there was a lot that was…

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34 Things You May Not Know About Me

34 Things You May Not Know About Me

Today I turned 34. I feel like the older I get, the less of a big deal birthday seem to be – we had a fairly normal day and I’m ready to start my new job tomorrow! I thought I’d end the day with something fun – 34 things you might not know about me! I always make a big deal of everyone else’s birthdays, but not my own. I haven’t worn heels in about 4 years. The last time I remember wearing heels was for my best friend’s wedding in 2013! I am not really a big wine drinker…

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Currently – October 2016

Currently – October 2016

Don’t worry, I’m still pregnant. Since baby girl is making no signs of showing up anytime soon, I thought I’d do a quick little currently post on what we’ve been up to lately – I haven’t done one of these in a long time, so what better time than when we’re waiting for baby, right? So here’s what I’m up to currently… Reading… Emily Giffin’s First Comes Love. I put a lot of things on hold at the library a while back and of course, they all came in at once. I’m thankful to have one I find interesting again.…

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April 16 – 9 Years Later

April 16 – 9 Years Later

This day always hits me like a ton of bricks – the day life at Virginia Tech changed, the day my life changed. It’s been nine years, and I can still remember the fear and panic of the day, even though I wasn’t on campus. I will never forget the horror I felt watching the coverage, the panic of trying to reach my friends still on campus. I remember the relief as I slowly heard from each of them and the crushing realization that Blacksburg would never, ever be the same. I remember the first time I saw the memorial…

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February Goals

February Goals

Just like that, it’s a new month, and time for a new set of goals. Having clearly defined goals has really been helping me in my personal growth, and today I’m sharing my goals for February as well as talking about how I did in January. January’s Goals: Lose 2 pounds. I’m going to count this as a win. While I didn’t lose two pounds from my lowest weight, I did lost it from my higher weight from the month. Pushing forward. Pre-schedule at least 2 blog posts every Sunday for the upcoming week. I once again did this about 50%…

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Currently… February 2016

Currently… February 2016

Happy February! Just like 2015 did, it seems like 2016 is racing along. We had a bust weekend, so I thought I’d do a quick currently post today to talk a bit about what’s going on around here. I haven’t done one of these since November! Here’s what’s going on in our world…  Reading… I’m sad to say nothing. I keep starting different samples on my kindle and nothing is really catching my interest. Any suggestions? It’s been a while since I’ve been lost in a good book and I miss it.  Watching… Attempting to catch up on Top Chef.…

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Dance with Me

Dance with Me

I don’t typically make New Year’s Resolutions. I find by calling them that, I usually break them with about two weeks. It’s daunting, coming up with resolutions you’re supposed to follow the entire year. Instead, I generally pick a word for the year. For me, one word is a heck of a lot easier to remember than a list of resolutions. In the past, I’ve picked things like change, simplify, prioritize – words of action that I thought I could apply to various things in my life – things I thought needed improvement. This past week, a group of us…

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Seven Random Facts About Me

Seven Random Facts About Me

Happy Monday Tuesday! I’m a day behind, but I hope you all had a festive weekend gearing up for the holidays to arrive. I wanted to pop in today and do a fun little “get-to-know-me” post – my girl Stephanie over at Wife Mommy Me nominated me for the Versatile Blogger award back before Thanksgiving and I thought I’d share mine today. Through getting to know each other and silly awards like these, I’ve really loved the community of bloggers I’m part of. Thanks for nominating me, Steph! The rules of accepting this award are simple — a) thank the person…

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December Goals

December Goals

December is here, so that means it’s time for my monthly goals check, so I’m jumping right in – how did November go? November’s Goals: Finish ALL holiday shopping. Not completely done, but I’m really close. I only need two more gifts and the stocking stuffers…well, once all the boxes arrive at my house. Get through Chris’ travel schedule without losing my mind. It was so hard, but I somehow managed the single-parent thing for two weeks. Full-time single parents – I seriously don’t know how you do it. ALL the praise hands for you! Watch the Macy’s Parade on Thanksgiving. Check! It isn’t…

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Currently… November 2015

Currently… November 2015

You guys – we’re MID-November. I feel like once Labor Day hit, we started rushing toward the holidays. I’m sure I’m not alone in saying it’s been busy around here! I also realized I hadn’t done one if these fun currently posts in a while, so why not today? Reading… Ugh. Nothing. I am massively failing at my reading challenge for the year and I’m pretty sure I’m not going to be able to catch up. Whenever a pocket of time pops up to read, I always seem to find something else that needs to get done. Wearing…scarves! My sisters gave me…

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