What’s Up

I really love these what’s up posts.  I love reflecting on the week and being reminded how great life is when you’re enjoying each moment fully.

So here’s what’s been up this week:

Fixing Washer
Fixing washers like it’s my job (also flooding floors like it’s my job).

Starbucks Gift
Being thankful for generous and thoughtful roommates.

Breakfast
Enjoying weekend breakfasts prepared by my husband.

Fall Decorations
Decorating for fall on a budget.

Fall Walks
Getting out for walks before the weather turns bad again.

Art work
Going to the Home Design Show and coveting every piece of art created by Brad Holt.

Fixing Deck
Being grateful for friends who are professional painters to fix really bad decisions.

Fall Photo Shoot
Doing photo shoots in my favourite place with my favourite people.

Tea, Scones, Editing

Enjoying tea, scones and editing photos.

Tea, Finger food
Celebrating small victories in textured food aversions with Ezekiel.

Erin Condren Life Planner
Getting ready to organize life as a working mom! (Full post on my life planner tomorrow)

Here’s to another week of enjoying the moments and finding simplicity.

What’s Up

Here’s what’s been up this week:

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Drinking lots of homemade pumpkin spice lattes and going on a coffee buying fast.

Landline

Getting a landline and cancelling my data phone plan to save money.

Reclaimed Canada

Visiting super a super cool warehouse full of vintage finds and reclaimed barnwood.

Sleepless Nights

Making guest beds at 2 am so I can cuddle my sweet son as he fights his first cold.

Yoga

Taking 30 minutes each day to learn yoga and focus on me.

New Shoes

Celebrating amazing sales and discovering a new favorite shoe brand that is comfy and fit my enormous feet.

Salted Caramel Latte

Creating a salted caramel syrup for yummy lattes.

Healthy Eating

Focusing on eating well.

Here’s to another week of enjoying the moments and finding simplicity.

What’s Up

Here’s what’s been up this week:

Almond Flour Banana Bread

Despite utter exhaustion, there’s lots of baking happening, recipes coming soon!

Read, Pray, Rest

Trying to read more, pray more, and rest more.

Tea and Peaches

Skipping lunch in favor of fruit and tea, every day.

Ripe Tomatoes

Enjoying home grown food.

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Practicing finger foods and resisting the urge to have everything spotless all.the.time.

Handstand

Trying to learn how to handstand.

Caffe Artigiano

Drinking my favorite coffee ever.

Downtown Calgary

Enjoying the last day of beautiful weather before the snow came

Market Collective

Enjoying my Market Collective purchases and celebrating a fantastic new local magazine.

Tomatoes

Protecting the tomatoes from the snow.

September Snow

Marveling at snow in September.

Ikea Walk

Strolling through IKEA to distract us from teething.

Baby Tylenol

Learning a life lesson: Never be without children’s Tylenol.

Here’s to another week of enjoying the moments and finding joy in simplicity.

What’s Up

I read quite a few blogs and there’s a few that do a bit of a round up weekly about what’s going on in their day to day lives (Elise Cripe, Ali Edwards, A Beautiful Mess to name a few) .  Those are my favorite posts, so I’m doing my own version.

Here’s what’s up:

Fresh AirWe’re taking lots of walks to distract us from short naps and new teeth.

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I’m also drinking lots of coffee to get me through.

Back to Work Meal Planning

I’m starting to organize freezer meals for when I return to work.

Portuguese Salad

We’re eating lots of Portuguese cuisine and for the last little while it’s usually prepared by my husband.

Birthday Bouquet 1 Birthday Bouquet 3 Birthday Bouquet 2 Birthday Orchid

I’m enjoying new plants and fresh flowers given to me as gifts.

Birthday Deliveries Birthday Greetings

Celebrating my birthday, but more importantly celebrating that I have fabulous friends.

Ezekiel Canvas

I’m already crushing this years goals and finishing projects.

Walking and Learning Crawling Baby

Ezekiel is running in his walker, learning animal noises, crawling under the coffee table and getting into everything.

It’s been a busy week and I’m so thankful for each moment.