Wow! Time is a thief.  This time last year I was 30 weeks pregnant and so overwhelmed (and excited, and exhausted) to say the least. Sadly my blog has been put on the back burner.  I love my family, friends, writing for other blogs, and sleep….so something had to give.  I’ve also had a ton of varying opinions about continuing my blog. Honestly I was feeling a bit down about it.  For the better part of a year I have poured my heart and soul into it and didn’t feel like it had been getting any traction.  But, I’m realizing at this point in my life I still love writing and need to start doing it for me.  Not to get more readers or make a ton of money.  Going forward I am going to write about and share things that I love! Which are basically my family, friends and pretty things.

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What’s going on with us:

I cannot believe I am starting to plan Baby Whitney’s first birthday party! She’s not my little infant anymore. Crawling, teething and eating real food! I have a ton of mixed emotions.  It is coming up so soon! I’m not doing a huge extravaganza with homemade everything. I have learned that Costco and Etsy are my friends.  I can make the party super cute without having to lose my mind and sanity in the process.

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I am also still in the middle of decorating our home we moved into last summer.  You’d think that this would be easy, but this process is going slower then I had anticipated. Doing everything I want all at the same time was something that just wasn’t possible.  I lacked time, energy and all of the money in the world to just snap my fingers and have it done. I don’t want to buy cheap looking stuff anymore, so I have to take my time and prioritize on the items I buy.  I’ve decided to do the painting myself (gulp) to save money that I want to put into landscaping this spring.  So, it’s coming room-by-room and wall-by-wall.  blog4

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I am also back in the grind of my old training routine.  I am working hard these days at the gym and hoping to see results soon.  I feel like I am back to square one from where I was right after I had Henry two-and-a half years ago.  I’m not going to let it get me down.  I will keep working because if I did it once, I can do it again.  Just keep me away from the Cadbury Creme Eggs please!

So, there it is.  Our life in a few paragraphs.  I’m going to keep it real and keep it simple.

 

 

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