taking stock

Aug 25, 2015

coffee for president tote
tote bag: shopbop

I haven't done one of these posts for awhile, and I always love reading them when other people post them. So here is it....right here right now!

Making : an attempt to declutter my office. There are boxes everywhere, makeup, magazine cut outs, sticky notes engulfing my computer screen. It's a mess!

Cooking : well I am not making it right now, but I will be making halibut, roasted potatoes, and asparagus for dinner. 

Drinking : water with lemon...but I could go for a coffee right about now! 

Reading: blogs. Or at least trying to. I feel like I am always overwhelmed when I look at bloglovin. Like...ahhhhh! where do I even start. So I am trying to catch up!

Wanting: super cute sweatshirts for fall. Loving this one, this one, and this one

Playing: on the ground every second of the day with Odette, as she is so so close to crawling!

Listening: to the nina revisited album on repeat!

Wishing: we lived closer to family. I always start to feel this way when fall approaches and we get whisked into holiday season. Especially when it comes to the kids' birthdays. 

Enjoying: a little bit of a routine to our day. Mostly me just getting up super early to start and finish a cup of coffee. 

Liking: the chill in the air. Alaska had a super warm summer...by Alaskan standards. And the houses here do not have AC (????) so I am just happy to be putting away all the box fans!

Wondering: when we will get a final moving date. And just hoping the army give us more than a couple weeks notice. 

Hoping: we are able to get in another trip to Homer before we leave Alaska. 

Marveling: at my children. I was more nervous for Ace going to kindergarten than he was. I think I was shaking. He was biting his nails, but he put on a brave face!

Needing: more hours in the day, por favor!

Smelling: the mix of coffee scented and apple cinnamon candles I have going on in this house. 

Wearing: distressed denim....what else? 

Thinking: I should really start to get things together for Pierce's birthday next week!! 

Feeling: so fulfilled by my family. These people drive me to the brink of insanity and then reel me back into a crazy love fest all in a 15 minute time frame. 

Bookmarking: black and white rooms. Avalon's room is done in all black and white, and soon enough the girls will share a room, so I am starting to get ideas. Even though we could very well be moving in six weeks, or six months, I'm getting things together. I like this room, and this one, and I ordered this crib sheet, and these wall letters

What do you have going on right about now?


10 comments:

  1. No AC?! The thought alone is killing me!!! Even in Alaska! lol

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  2. Fingers crossed for a moving date soon!!!

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    1. I know. I just need to wrap my head around it! Ha.

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  3. I love apple cinnamon candles.

    I hope you're able to get a moving date soon.

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    1. The best right? Just sets the fall mood!

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  4. Today was Reina's first day of kindergarten. I'm sitting looking at Gianna (2) take a nap, while I should be unpacking boxes.

    I'm loving this weather too. With my family posting about heat advisories, I will gladly throw on my sweater.

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    1. Ugh the first day!! How are you holding up?

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  5. Ahh moving!? Hopefully you find out where, asap!

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  6. Today wasn't too bad. She already told me that she can walk in alone tomorrow .

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  7. I hope you find out stat about a moving date and I hope it's far far away so you don't have to go into hyper drive mode. I can't stand to see brave little kids. I mean good for them but it breaks my heart into a million pieces.

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