Sunday, November 27, 2022

Thanksgiving 2022

I'm going to bed this Sunday night with a grateful heart.  The weekend was one of the most relaxing Thanksgivings I remember!  Here are a few highlights...

+ A four day break from work

+ Thanksgiving with all of Adam's family {& the gift of 'just showing up'}

+ Friendsgiving with the lake friends

+ Having more Christmas gifts purchased than ever before at this time

+ Cutting down our Christmas tree and decorating it with the kids 

+ Slowly decorating the house with the help of Jordyn {& Bryn & Jade}

+ A living room full of coziness with a working fireplace {finally} & a new ottoman plus the addition of a TV on the mantle {who am I now?!}

+ Checking 'paint baseboard trim' off the to-do list!

+ Jordyn having girls over for a sleepover & Cullyn getting to go to the Iowa wrestling meet and a sleepover

+ Reading Verity & then listening to The Lying Club

+ Watching Where The Crawdads Sing by myself and Slumberland with the fam.

+ All the Christmas movies & Christmas music!

+ Starting and finishing our first Christmas puzzle of the season.


Whatever your Thanksgiving looked like this year,
I hope it brought you peace and filled you with happiness!

Monday, November 21, 2022

This & That November

Enjoyed this:

  • Watching Falling for Christmas on Netflix
  • Reading The Wish by Nicholas Sparks & It Starts With Us by Colleen Hoover
  • Taking the kids bowling at the new bowling alley in town
  • An overnighter {x3} with my niece & nephew
  • The arcade at Smashpark
  • Watching Christmas with You on Netflix
  • An awesome Vikings win
  • Celebrating Jordyn getting nominated for Honor Band
  • Watching Cullyn practice his lines for the Christmas play at church
  • Listening to Jordyn practice her solo for church
  • Starting my Christmas shopping with Jordyn
  • Cheering Cullyn on at his first two wrestling meets of the season

Instagrammed that:


Purchased this:


Booked that:

  • Italy
  • Cozumel
  • Hawaii x2

Ate this:

M :: Cheeseburger Ale Potato Soup
T :: 
Pulled Pork + Twice Baked Potatoes
W :: Tacos
T :: Pulled Pork Nachos
F ::
Pizza!
S :: Chicken Sandwiches
S :: Arby's Chicken Sandwich #Life

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