Bliss bits 11/6.

It’s BLISS BITS Wednesday!

November is upon us. It’s a slippery slope from here on out into 2014! It’s been an introspective week, full of multiple reminders that life is precious. Not everyone is on board with the philosophy I try to live by, but I believe that optimism is important- particularly during times of heartbreak. This week has made me remember to step out of my own little world and share as much of my heart with others as possible. I never regret taking a moment to pause and be grateful for every happy thing. Try it! Here are some of those things from the last seven days…

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This is fun! The photo quality difference is massive.

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Mini-me kitty cat.

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Cholula was an extra spicy taco for Halloween!

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So far, Stitch Fix rocks.

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Fall hues.

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Huevos de Juanny with turkey bacon. 

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Cholula and I have been hiking a LOT!

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Wild and free.

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I found the madlibs from our wedding! Tipsy guests said hilarious things…

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I also found our “Mr. and Mrs.” forks. Awww.

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A fun dinner out with friends ended with cocktails at High West Distillery. Yum!

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It snowed a couple of times this week. 

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Snowy days are good baking days. I made healthy peanut butter chocolate muffins!

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We used our lovebirds dinner plates. I adore them. 

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The ice crystals on our back patio formed in a crazy paisley pattern!

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Cholula and her fox are inseparable. 

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Fiery sunset.

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Fajitas are just FUN.

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We finally received the official silver LEED certification status paperwork for our home!

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Snowy sunrise view from the porch.

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Snow hikes make her happy… and make me sore. 

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Bearded lady.

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Orange much?

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Cozy toesies.

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Breakfast for dinner: frittata with shallot, broccoli, potato, tomato, and jalapeño.

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She begged for so long that she started to doze off…

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One year ago today, this was my scene. What?!

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Happy honeymooners!

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Two years ago, I was getting a brand new car! I love it.

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Three years ago, John and I went to a lodge in Southern Utah. Crazy sky!

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While we were there, this buffalo fell in love with me. No, for real.

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And this morning’s hike was rewarded with a coconut latte and vegan blueberry-lemon scone.

You know. Just the usual bliss.

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14 replies »

  1. Can’t believe how much snow has blanketed Utah! Hope you’re doing okay, the frightening news bit sounds scary 😦 As for your philosophy, I think you’re absolutely right that it always helps to be grateful, especially in times of flux!

    • The snow comes and goes this time of year- we’ve yet to see the one that sticks around for the long haul, but it’s definitely coming!
      The scary stuff isn’t here at home, thankfully- some illness and scares close to home, though.

  2. The snow pictures are gorgeous! Hard to believe that about a year ago I was reading the wedding post!
    I hope the frightening news isn’t breaking your heart. I live in the moment everyday too! Xxoo

    • Aw, thanks, Tobi! I’m glad these little lists inspire you to remember to keep your chin up. I know how hard it can be.
      That honeymoon almost feels like it didn’t happen- SUCH a dream!

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