Christmas is Coming!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. CHRISTMAS TIME!!!! I know that I was told a million times as I got older that Christmas is better when you have kids because you get to relive all the magic of the season and I 100% agree. It is SO. MUCH. FUN. We have been adding and making up new Christmas traditions for our little family. Christmas lights, movie nights, gingerbread villages, and going to Christmas tree lots to name a few!
I LOVE getting and giving gifts! Putting together a super thoughtful gift is the best! Or finding that gift that totally is perfect for someone… such a good feeling. So I am sitting down with Aaron to create the our gift guides for Men, Women, and Kiddos!
We used Amazon for these gift guides because if you are anything like us you are probably a last minute shopper too. Everything in our guide can be ordered via Amazon Prime (two day shipping)!
Almost a Month
Marriage has been a crazy time! I just wanted to come on here and be super real and raw about what is going on and how I am processing it all. (If you didn’t know I got married check out that post here!) I feel like I think best on paper… So grab your cup of coffee and here we go!
We got married
On November 8, 2018, Aaron and I had a very, VERY big day. That morning we went to court to try to gain primary custody of our daughter AND we also got married that night. In the back room of our favorite coffee shop we exchanged vows. We vowed to love and care for each other the rest of our lives. We vowed to be a family. So why did we decide to get married on such a big day already? Well, it is kinda a long story… but I will do my best to explain. Aaron and I already had a date set for our wedding ceremony June 15, 2019. (That day we are still going to be having our ceremony with friends and family.)
Sweating for the Wedding
Today it is officially 225 days until “I Do!” I know that seems like forever… 8 months seems SO FAR AWAY. I am such a big planner and I hate to feel behind on things so of course I am already thinking about my wedding fitness plan!
SO its eight months out from me walking down the isle in a white dress… I am not really doing anything too crazy right now, I am really just trying to implement some better habits into my normal routine. To be honest, I feel like a live a moderately healthy life… but I 110% have room for improvement and why not start some healthier habits now while I have a huge motivator!
Purpose or Agenda?
Aaron and I have been in a Bible study called Rooted with our church the past 6 weeks. This week the chapter is about finding our purpose. Day 2 asked some hard hitting questions that have challenged me to sit back and think about my life and what I am doing with it. You know, those kinda uncomfy questions that will change you..
With that being said I wanted to bring this topic to the blog to 1. sort out my thoughts, I do that best through writing. and 2. I think that to truly live out my purpose I need to create a space on the blog that can be a place for open dialog in the comments about our faith.
Before we talk about the contrast of the two I think that we need to address what it means to have a purpose in life.
It’s FINALLY Fall!
It is finally fall here in the panhandle… we were able to go to the pumpkin farm and play outside in little beanies and vests! It is cider drinking, leaf pile jumping, crisp air breathing, long book reading weather and I couldn’t be more excited!