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#MicroblogMonday #11 – Las Vegas

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It’s been a couple of weeks since I wrote anything for #MicroblogMonday. Not for lack of wanting too, or lost interest, but purely because I’ve been busy prepping for vacation.

And as this post goes live, I’ll be on a plane. Perhaps by the time you read it, I’ll be in sunny Las Vegas.

#MicroblogMonday Vegas

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I always find that leading up to vacation, when I should be winding down, I’m usually the opposite. I’m running in a million different directions, trying to make sure everything is in it’s place before I go. I want order. Maybe it’s a touch of OCD?

But either way, as you read this, I’m waving to you from the sunny Las Vegas strip. Where we are indulging in some good drinks, some gambling, some R&R, and most importantly, wedding planning.

I’ll be posting throughout the week on Instagram, so make sure to follow there for live up to the minute updates.

And don’t worry – I have things scheduled to go live throughout the week. So it will be like I never left!

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Let’s Have Coffee and Chat {3/25/15}

Happy Hump Day my friends. It’s been nearly two weeks since I’ve posted. Sorry about that. Time gets ahead of sometimes. And unfortunately, the blog takes the hit.

Since it’s been a couple weeks, let’s catch up!

Lets Have Coffee

If we were having coffee, I would tell you…

WE LEAVE FOR VEGAS IN 4 DAYS.

I’m not excited or anything…. BUT IN 4 DAYS WE WILL BE LEAVING FOR VEGAS. Any questions? No, okay good. Because I’ll just keeping yelling about how we are leaving for Vegas. I can’t even wait for 90s and sun and the desert and cold drinks, and yeah. I just can’t wait. But don’t worry, the blog won’t be dark last week. I have a some posts already lined up and ready to go!

BlogHer is awesome.

I made a great connection though BlogHer with the Blogging and Social Media editor, who also runs the #MicroblogMonday linkups at Stirrup-Queens, and she’s been pushing my posts to the homepage at least twice a month. I even had my first syndicated/original post go live there last week. It’s been so incredible to see people actually enjoying what I write, and I feel very blessed to have something I’m passionate about. In fact, another post was pushed to the homepage today!

If you haven’t checked out Melissa’s blog, you should.

The gluten-free thing lasted about a day.

Then stress set in. And since I’m a stress-eater, I gave in to the carbs. Not like overload, but I ate them. Anyways, after our trip I’ll be back to focusing on the healthier side of my life. I won’t have a choice. It will be time to start trying on wedding dresses and planning a wedding!

We’re finally getting some spring-like weather.

Two weeks ago, it was nearly 60 degrees. Then it dropped back into the 20s and 30s, where we were stuck for like a week. We’re crawling back into the 40s today and 50s tomorrow. Followed by more 30s. But, it’s not snowing and it’s not below zero. So I’m considering this a win.

Butter pecan coffee is back at Dunkin’ Donuts.

I’m beyond obsessed with this flavor. They need to keep it year-round. It’s like drinking spring out of a cup. It’s probably awful for you, but I don’t even care. It’s delicious.

Have a wonderful day!

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Let’s Have Coffee and Chat {3/3/15}

It’s been about 6 weeks since my last coffee date chat. I think we are well over due.

So grab your beverage of choice, settle in and let’s catch up!

Lets Have Coffee

If we were having coffee, I would tell you….

All about my blog and photography website re-do.

If you’ve been reading the blog, they you’ve noticed the new look. I finally found a design I loved, and that I felt was very me as well as customizable, so I went with it. I found it on Etsy and couldn’t be more thrilled with it. I have a few more little tweaks to do here and there, but nothing too major. I’m in the process of updating all the categories now.

As for my photography website, I’ve been trying to find something very me as well. What I love about my new design is that it already has my colors built into it, and it’s just fun. Plus it blends fairly well with the blog! I’d love to hear what you think of both in the comments!

We leave for Las Vegas in 27 days.

26 if you don’t count the actual day we leave. We can’t wait. I’m excited to begin the wedding planning adventure, but I’m also excited for vacation, and 80 degree weather. But between now and then, I have a lot of other things to get done (taxes, root canal, etc.) Las Vegas can’t come soon enough.

Spring needs to get here…now.

I think we can all agree here. It’s been cold for like 6 straight weeks. Like under 20 cold. We’ve had more than enough snow. It’s March. It’s time for consistent 40 degree weather. Tomorrow is supposed to be in the 40s, which will be a nice break, but then back to the cold.

I really want a treadclimber.

Is that random? Yes. It’s random. But I think they look fun. And if I think a piece of exercise equipment looks fun, then it’s probably worth buying. The only downfall? The price tag. I can’t justify spending $3,000 on a piece of equipment when I barely use my $20 a month gym membership. But a girl can dream.

I’m working towards going gluten-free.

I’ve known for a long time that I have a really hard time with food with gluten in it, some things more than others (beer being the biggest culprit). But with some trial and error, and realizing how awful I feel after eating it, I’ve realized that I need to try to harder to cut it out of my diet. I love bread. And pasta. And beer. And I know they have all of it gluten-free, but it’s just not the same. So I’m working towards cutting it out. I know I should just go cold-turkey, but I’m just cutting out the biggest culprits first, and then working from there. I really love this infographic from MindBodyGreen which I find helpful. Today is officially Day 1.

Any suggestions? I’d love to hear them. Boy is it hard. But I know my body, and my skin, will thank me later.

Daylight savings is this weekend.

And I can’t even wait for extra daylight when I leave work. Even when it’s still cold out, it makes everything seem so much better.

Have a great Tuesday!

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Let’s Have Coffee and Chat! {1/20/15}

I’ve been doing a lot of just general writing on here. I’ve been trying to focus the blog more as a place to be creative and less about my daily life. But, since the purpose of this is to be a glimpse into my world, I figured I should do a coffee date post on occasion.

So grab a coffee, tea, water, whatever your drink of choice is (I’m drinking black coffee as I write this) and let’s chat!

Lets Have Coffee

If we were having a coffee date I would tell you….

Wedding planning has begun. Well, it begun nearly two years ago as we tried to decide where we wanted to get married. Once we came to a decision, we had to wait until we had some extra money for traveling. Now with our trip to Las Vegas in just over 2 months (weeee!), we’ve been busy booking appointments to see venues. We’re super excited and can’t wait – both for booking our wedding, and spending a week in one of our favorite places!

I’m completely over the cold weather. I know, it’s winter. And I know last week, I wrote how it doesn’t feel like winter because we haven’t had any snow. But let me tell you. We certainly have had the cold temperatures. What have I realized? We can certainly have winter without snow. But having a bit of snow would be nicer, and make the cold a teeny bit more tolerable.

I bought a new camera (!!!). I hesitated to do it because it was a lot of money to spend, but I needed to do it for the business. I needed to upgrade to provide my clients with even better images and my Etsy shop with better images. I literally am counting down the days until it arrives. The shipping says it will arrive Thursday, January 22nd, so looks like I’ll be playing with a new camera this weekend!

I threw my back out this weekend. Again. It’s a bit better today, but still hurts to sit for too long or move a certain way. I’m more annoyed. Just as I’m getting back into an exercise routine, I hurt my back. I wasn’t even doing anything – just bending over.

And….

THE PATRIOTS ARE GOING TO THE SUPERBOWL I’m excited. You better be too (if you’re a Pats fan of course!)

Have a great Tuesday!

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Foto Friday #4 – {Travel Edition}

In honor of my adventures to Spain, I decided this Foto Friday should be dedicated to the photography from vacation’s past. I’m sure some of these have been seen before, but it’s still fun to dig them out and reminisce! We love to travel (I wish we could do it more than once a year!) and dince I bought my camera in 2011, we’ve been on two trips. The first we flew into LAX, drove the coast and stopped in various places and finally stayed in San Diego. After staying over for a night there, we packed up the next morning and drove to Las Vegas!

And the second trip was in 2012 to San Francisco and Las Vegas. Enjoy!

SF35 WM

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California Desert WM

Venice Beach WM

SF8 WM

Fun Factory

Hoover Dam 2 WM

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