There are fluffy snowflakes swirling around outside of my window this morning, battling through the bursts of sunshine for dominance. The timing is perfect: my family visits this weekend for an early Thanksgiving celebration, officially launching us into the holidays. The next five days will be filled with love and food and laughter. Amid the preparation hubbub and list-making, I’m focusing on how blessed we are. ‘Tis the season…
It’s been a while since I saw a heart rock this good.
I love this wall of clocks.
John went bird hunting in Oregon this weekend. This is what it looked like.
Cholula pouts on his pillow when he’s gone.
Sweet potato and black bean tacos at a girlfriend’s house.
I made you a delicious crockpot dinner!
Amanda sent me this photo of a porcupine. How adorable!
Did you see the butternut squash and apple frittata I shared? It’s so good!
Kate Hudson and I should be friends.
The weather has multiple personalities this time of year.
I went on a long hike with a friend. Check out this view!
Morning stretch. #bedhog
My favorite veteran on his wedding day with my lovely late grandmother.
Holiday decor and a happy reminder.
Seashells from Mexico.
One year ago, this was my view.
Two years ago, this was my day!
Oh, and THIS.
Three years ago, I hopped in my brand new car!
Four years ago, I followed John around on a hunting day.
And this morning, the fire is going and I’m wearing slippers.
You know. Just the usual bliss.
One year ago: Setting the to-do list aside and pressing “pause.”