Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thoughts for Thursday: Currently

Happy Thursday! I thought I'd link up with Annie and Natalie today to share a little bit about what I'm currently up to. 





Currently I'm...

+ Watching  
All the fall TV! I'm so glad it's back. Our current favorites are our old standbys of "Modern Family" and "Dateline," but we're also loving "This is Us," "Designated Survivor," "Dancing with the Stars," RHONJ, and I'm so looking forward to Netflix's "The Crown," which is coming out next month!  


+ Reading 
After a brief hiatus, I'm finally on the last few chapters of "For the Love" and will finally, finally start on "Come Home." It takes me forever to finish a book these days!

+ Listening to 
I've been really enjoying our pastor's three-part sermon series on Race, Politics & Faith. Sunday nights are hard for us to make it to, so we listen to it on podcast the next day. It's been so comforting during this crazy brutal election season, and I'm so thankful for a church that is willing to delve into the tough stuff and not be afraid to step on some toes. If you'd like to listen, please email me and I'd be happy to send you a link. 

I've also been listening to this song on repeat lately. I'm obsessed!

+ Eating 
I finally reached my pre-pregnancy weight and I'm so excited about that! I now only have five pounds left to go to be at the weight I was when we got married. I know it's not about the number, but after two babies, sometimes seeing that desired number on the scale is really exciting. ;) 

That said, I haven't been as great as I was about eating the Paleo and/or Whole 30 diet. Maybe it's because it's fall and all I want are warm, filling foods, but lately my favorites have been: banana bread, chicken zucchini casserole, and my aunt's spaghetti pie.

+ Buying 
I was a sucker and bought a few things at Old Navy for myself the other day, but I've been sucked in by Smocked Auctions yet again and couldn't resist these cute shirts for the boys for Christmas. They have to have something cute and festive to wear when they sit on Santa's lap, right?! 


+ Preparing
...for a really busy next few weeks/weekends. As always, October and November are pretty crazy around here and I'm trying to just mentally prepare. Our sweet Knox is being dedicated at church next month, and we'll have our families over for lunch afterward, so I'm just trying to already get my house in some semblance of an order. I mean, I pretty much feel like all I do all day long is pick up after my kids anyway, so what's new?! ;) 

+ Wishing 
The cool weather would just stay here in North Texas. We had a beautiful weekend with cool, fall-like temperatures, but it's supposed to get up into the 90's here this week. What the what?! I am also wishing this election would hurry up and get here -- and be over with already. It's a lose-lose situation so I'm just ready to have it behind us and ready for 2020 to give us a new pool of {hopefully good and normal} candidates. #sorrybutitisthetruth 

And finally...

+ Obsessed with  
This shampoo // this brow duo // this brush //  these bottles for Knox // this book for Walker

11 comments:

  1. I think those shirts for the boys are adorable! It's hard not to get sucked into such cute stuff! Woohoo on getting to pre-pregnancy weight!! So proud of you! :)

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  2. I love that song! Congrats on per-pregnancy weight! Jess at Just Jess

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  3. I'm dying to watch The Crown!!! I love shows like that - I need to start Downtown Abbey. You go girl for being at your pre-pregnancy weight and only 5 away from wedding weight!!! I'm like 8 away from wedding weight - it's so hard to stay dedicated to a workout lol Those Christmas shirts are sooo adorable! The boys will look so handsome :)

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  4. Those Old Navy shirts are so cute! Thanks for sharing!

    xx
    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

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  5. The Crown looks like such an interesting show! Netflix has such good shows lately!

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  6. I can't wait to watch the crown! I'm starting Downton Abbey this falla nd can't wait. Congratulations on reaching pre-pregnancy weight!!! That's so awesome :)
    Kelsey
    www.thepeacockroost.com

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  7. I'm loving This is Us! And CONGRATS on reaching your pre-pregnancy weight, that is amazing!

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  8. I was looking at the exact same Christmas shirts for my son Cooper the other day! I need to check this Smocked Auctions out!
    Go girl, on the pre preg. weight! That's amazing!
    Also, bring on the cooler weather here in Alabama too. I am ready for it to get here and stay!
    Have a great day :)

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  9. I love those two little shirts for the holidays! So cute! Also congrats on reaching your pre-pregnancy weight! So exciting!

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  10. This Is Us is SO good. I'm loving Designated Survivor too, although I'm a week behind! Those little shirts are adorable!

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  11. Omgggg those shirts for the boys, I die!!!! And YAY for pre pregnancy weight! You look amazing at any weight but I know that is a good feeling! Xoxox

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