Well, hello!

I woke up at 4:30AM and as I was lying there trying to decide if I wanted to get up or go back to sleep I realized I haven't blogged in awhile. I was pretty wide-awake by then so I got up, knocked out some of my morning rituals, and here I am with some extra time to blog. You know my love for the list, so I'm going with that... 1 ....more

Currently

Current Read: I finished The Girl On The Train and just started this book about resetting your hormones which has me completely fascinated. Current Playlist: I've found myself listening to more and more podcasts in place of music these days. I really like using my drive-time or my get-ready-each-morning-time to listen to something that makes me smarter (that's debatable) or that stretches my mind ....more

SMP 4.8.15

SMP = Seven Minute PostGood morning, blog friends.It's been awhile since I've checked in here. I've been enjoying life. I'll have to do a "ketchup" (aka catch-up) post soon because we've had a lot of life to enjoy lately.I realized the other evening that Will's graduation is about seven weeks away ....more

Saturday Six

1. You know what's even better than a normal Saturday? The first Saturday of Spring Break! ...more

SMP 3.11.15

SMP = Seven Minute Post (About the Beagle)Every weekday morning after my husband and kids leave for the day, our beagle goes absolutely nuts. It's like "Hey, wait!!! Why are you all leaving me? ...more

March Currents

Current Read: I bought All The Light We Cannot See this week and am a few chapters in and already hooked. I've not had much time to read this week but I'm hoping to make some headway on that book this weekend! I'm also reading through Bread and Wine, my favorite Lenten devotional ....more

Friday Five

1. I think this goes withouts saying but I am thrilled that today is Friday. Lately I've been trying to front-load my work week (borrowed that idea from a friend) so that I can enjoy a longer stretch of down time around the weekend ....more

SMP 3.3.15

SMP = Seven Minute PostI'm giving myself seven minutes to sit down and just write. I don't have anything earth-shattering to share or anything on my mind really. So prepare yourself for random rambling...Can you believe it's already March? ...more

SMP 2.23.15

SMP = Seven Minute PostWe've lived in Colorado for almost twelve years and you know what? Snow days NEVER get old. Our district called one for today and we've all loved the pace of this day ....more

Ketchup

Ketchup = Catch UpOur area is expecting a winter storm to move through today and tomorrow. I can't even tell you how happy this makes me. John and I made a quick Costco and grocery store run yesterday morning for snow day essentials (like hot cocoa and baking supplies) and I think half of Colorado Springs had the same idea--it was nuts! ...more