Life Update: What Day Is It?Posted: December 3, 2015 Filed under: Confessions, Holidays, Life, Uncategorized | Tags: adulting, adulting fail, beer, confessions, family, Holidays, life update, newborn, thanksgiving 2 Comments
Hi Friends! It’s been a hot second since my last post. Life has been…. kind of a beautiful mess!
The truth is that I am exhausted. The last month has been a total whirlwind and most days I am not entirely sure which way is up. If I don’t write something down, I don’t remember it.
As an example, about two weeks ago (Maybe?) I had a meeting on a Monday and didn’t realize that I had completely forgotten about it and not shown up until Thursday. Oops. Luckily, I was able to reschedule.
I’ve been so busy that I didn’t post anything on Instagram for 3 WEEKS! If you know me, you know that I typically post about once a day!
Also, the blog turned 4 years old a couple of weeks ago! I had been thinking of doing a sappy throwback post with a lot of fanfare…and then I completely missed it… so thank you to everyone who keeps reading! Moving on…
In other news, Ben and I are adjusting to a new schedule as he started a new job a few weeks ago and I am still trying to figure out balancing schoolwork and adulting. Most days, I am usually up until about 2 am doing homework. Needless to say, this month has required a lot of prayer, patience and coffee (mostly on Farmer Ben’s part-#besthubsever).
But even with all of the hustle and bustle and adulting failure, life is good and Ben and I have so much to be thankful for.
Life is SO good!
Ben and I took a quick trip down to see the family for Thanksgiving. (We drove down Wednesday after work and drove back on Thursday night). Yes, it was a lot of driving but Farmer Ben is probably the best
car dancer road trip partner on the planet so we had a blast.
I spent a large portion of the trip scanning radio stations (I know, I’m incredibly behind the times) so I could belt out Adele’s “Hello” while speeding down the highway, eating Trader Joe’s chocolate almonds and drinking coffee like a champ!
The highlight of our trip was going to Wegmans on Thanksgiving day and
completely blowing our grocery budget on beer and cheese buying some awesome foodie things that we may not be able to get at home.
Just kidding! While this beer and Wegmans brie are both wonderful treats, it was even better to spend time with the family….especially because I finally got to meet my beautiful niece! Her name is Olivia and she is perfect!
She already looks so much like my sister! (Side note: Can we talk about how good my sister looks after delivering a human baby three weeks ago?!) It’s crazy….strong genes! It was awesome to see the rest of the family as well… I always hate to leave!
Since being home, I’ve been going pretty much nonstop but I am thankful that I am able to do what I do.
Phew… this was an incredibly random post! I had something much deeper planned when I first started typing and…well, clearly that didn’t happen. Next time friends!
Let’s catch up! How was Thanksgiving? Favorite road trip snack? What’s your favorite foodie item/beer?
Also, linking up with Amanda at Running With Spoons for today’s Thinking Out Loud Post….check out some of the other posts! Thanks for hosting the link-up!
Isn’t it amazing how life just moves so quickly!?!?
Glad you are doing well. Your thanksgiving drive and time with the family sounds fun! Beer (well actually cider) and cheese-yes please-lol!!
Look at the beautiful baby!Precious!
My thanksgiving was good-turkey 10k in the morning, dinner and in-laws and my parents and then we drove up and spent the weekend with my dad in New York.
Adele’s song-yes! I play it on repeat at least 5 times when I get into the office-lol!
Favorite road trip snack-Haribo gummy bears.
I enjoy a good cider as well, but sometimes it makes my throat scratchy so I have to be careful which ones I drink (same thing with white wine…luckily I’m a red drinker! Haha!). This coffee porter was AMAZING…and I was so sad because I just saw on their website that the company is no longer producing beer… SO SAD!
I definitely missed doing the Turkey Trot this year, the hubs and I try to do it every year but we couldn’t squeeze it in this year.
The Adele obsession is strong with me. And Haribo gummy bears! I haven’t had those in years!
Glad you had a good Thanksgiving as well! 🙂