Bliss Bits 7/31/2014.

Is July really over? These glorious summer days are flying by, and we’re trying our best to savor every one. I came across this quote (Henry Ward Beecher) this morning:

“The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.”

AMEN. The little things ARE the big things in this life. Here’s a peek at my bits of bliss from the week!

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The yard is super colorful right now! 

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Cholula and I hiked through waist-high wildflowers. 

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We visited the Love Tree.

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“Hey, baby, I’m talkin’ to you…”

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Grilled pizza with caramelized onion, mushroom, roasted corn, zucchini, prosciutto, and chèvre = BRILLIANT.

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Sometimes I cheers Amanda in California via text. CLINK!

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Ladies night at the Egyptian Theater!

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Why, yes! That IS my pillow. 

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My folks rolled through town! We took them to Silver Star, of course.

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We also grilled steaks for tacos and played a game called MURDER on the patio. #summerforever

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Our smiles mask the 100 degree heat in Salt Lake City this week. Yikes. 

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We went to three concerts at Red Butte Garden this week! I’ll tell you about them soon.

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My future baby will need this tiny sweatshirt. 

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Pre-show picnicking with friends.

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Yummy roasted chickpeas for orzo pasta.

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Watching the storm roll in from the top of a mountain. 

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It rained hard this week! I love summer storms. 

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That feeling after leaving the hair salon with good color.

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One year ago, I was celebrating our 20-year high school reunion with the Fab Five!

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Two years ago, we were backstage with the band.

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Three years ago, I was doing cannonballs with Perry in New Jersey!

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Four years ago, we spent the evening with Jimmy Cliff and Michael Franti at Deer Valley.

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And this morning, I learned I slept with a piglet last night. 

You know. Just the usual bliss. 

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4 replies »

  1. Hi Amber! Summer looks so beautiful where you are 🙂 I looove that tiny sweatshirt…do you know if that shop is online? I would love to get it for my friends baby girl! Xx

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