Today I’m linking up with Shay, Mel & Sheaffer for this months What’s Up Wednesday! The questions are in green so check it out and join the fun. Also joining Jessi and Jenn for What’s Hap- “Pinning” Wednesday.
WHAT WE’RE EATING THIS WEEK….
We love to grill on Sundays and typically prepare enough meat to last several days for lunches and dinner. This week we grilled chicken breasts and pork chops and I added roasted veggies. Monday evening I roasted brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes with bacon and I seriously was super excited to have lots leftover for my lunches this week. I seriously think roasted veggies are just so much more flavorful.
The President’s office on campus had lunch catered for our budget office as a thank you! Fajitas and all the trimmings were set up and I skipped the tortilla but did not pass on that queso! So yummy.
Tuesday night it was beef stew and cornbread which is always a favorite! Only wish it was a little cooler outside.
WHAT I’M REMINISCING ABOUT….
Y’all, this popped up on Timehop this week and this was ONLY two years ago!! Where did my babies go?? There is no sign of this little boy left at my house. Even my Dutch Buddy has grown up. (insert tear)
WHAT I’M LOVING….
Finishing the month strong hitting my October Goals! I do feel so much better since getting back to the gym and especially drinking at least 64oz of water a day. I’ve also outlined a blog calendar through the end of the year and I’m really working on scheduling as many post as possible to stay active without stressing too much.
WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO…
Celebrating birthdays! I’m sure you are all about tired of all the birthday post but it’s a busy month for us. We said Cheers to 26 on the 6th for Jordan and then wrapped it up with Riley turning 23 on the 18th, I turned 47 on the 19th and Keith turned 42 on the 20th. It is always a crazy month and then it’s over. Best part is this month I can count on seeing my faves so many times all together!
WHAT I’M DREADING….
I wish it wasn’t so but I’m dreading Christmas shopping! I have purchased a few gifts already but I always just end up making myself feel a little crazy. If it was up to me we would just hop a plane and head off somewhere fun instead every single year!
WHAT I’M WORKING ON….
Knocking out some home projects! The exterior of our house is being painted this week and I’ve only been waiting since I received the bid in MAY!! It feels so good to have some things crossed off the never ending list. #homeownerwoes
WHAT I’M EXCITED ABOUT….
Thursday night lights! Dillon has his last game this Thursday and they are currently undefeated for the season as is this weeks opponent. Everything on the line…isn’t that always the best? I love watching Dillon play but just as the days are beginning to get shorter I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a teeny bit excited to have one more day free each week.
WHAT I’M WATCHING/READING….
I’ve been reading Uninvited and this is a must read for any of you who has ever felt left out, lonely or rejected. Lysa just has a way of connecting and making you feel “normal” for all the crazy you feel sometimes.
I seriously have like 5 episodes left to finish the Gilmore Girls series!! There has definitely been some binge watching. I cannot wait to finish just in time for the reunion!! Are you a Gilmore Girls fan? I think being a young mom there are so many things I’ve related to but honestly I can only dream of being so witty!
Again, like last month we are watching The Voice and loving it. This has been so much fun to watch with the kids. Seeing these people
WHAT I’M LISTENING TO….
On the last day of September the Blog-tember prompt was to provide my advice which is your mistakes do not define you. One of my readers, Lauren, commented about this song and I have been loving it every since! Thanks Lauren!
And I am a sucker for any song that reminds me of my man. You see, Keith really likes people to think he’s all tough but he is so, so good at loving me the way I really need it. When I’m gone he is always telling me how he can’t sleep without me so when I heard this song it became a quick favorite!
WHAT I’M WEARING….
Navy Cardigan||Leopard Clutch||Striped Top||Fringe Booties||Striped Swing Dress||Black Booties||Olive Blouse (3/4 tab sleeve version here)||Leopard Heels||White Jeans||OTK Boots||Southwestern Scarf
This temperamental Texas weather has us all confused and snotty to be honest. I think our highs have ranged from 75 to 95 this month and allergies have had us all searching for meds in the middle of the night. The fix for feeling like fall but not dying in the heat and humidity for me has been lots of layers, booties and fall colors! I’ve linked the items still available and obviously they are favorites of mine. Especially this scarf! I’m very serious when I tell you I see it on at least one other blogger every..single…day on instagram.
WHAT I’M DOING THIS WEEKEND….
Three cheers for family pictures!! I may be the only one in my family cheering but like it or not my family will usually pull it together for me and put on their pretty smiles and we will end up with a Christmas card picture I will be proud to show my friends. Our professional pictures from two years ago were perfect but goodness how the littles have changed! Hopefully we will wrap it all up with a dinner together and that’s my favorite part.
WHAT AM I LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT MONTH…
My college buddy Lisa is coming for the A&M vs Ole Miss game! This girl and I go back 26 years and no matter if it’s a month or five years we always, always pick up where we left off! Cannot wait to see her.
WHAT ELSE IS NEW….
If you are a blog reader then I’m positive you have already heard about the new Rodan + Fields Eyelash Booster. I’ve already received mine during the consultant only period and have started using it. Stay tuned and hopefully I’ll report back with longer lashes soon. If you have baby lashes like me, I’d love to put you on the list to order once it is available the first week of November.
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