into the new decade

it’s a new year! can you believe it? and along with some other new years resolutions, i am trying to post on my blog much more this year – at least once a week. so far, so good, but it’s only week two.

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new year’s eve included another boodle fight. my family has been really into these lately. i just go with the flow, but i really do prefer a good old plate with utensils. it is fun to prep together, so it’s exciting in its own way.

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right before the ball dropped, we all took some picture with this backdrop my cousins brought. i’ve turned into such a grandma – i was so tired by the time the ball dropped that we left only ten minutes later. i think i’m past the point where i want to stay up for new years eve anymore.

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the first day of the new year included a lunch date with two of my best girlfriends, followed by a matcha-vanilla soft serve cone. i was so happy to be with cammy and ashlee to bring in the new year.

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once i was back in the office after a much needed vacation, it was finally time to switch out planners! tony got me the white one as a surprise and i actually really enjoyed using it at work so i got myself another one for the new year. there’s something about starting fresh that always feels so exciting.


leah has gotten cuter, somehow. i wonder if it’s because she’s become more well behaved. tony was taking a nap on the floor so he could snuggle with her (she’s not allowed on the bed) and they looked so adorable i had to snap a few pictures. i think i’ve finally become a dog mom.

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my mother got me the fitbit versa 2 for christmas and the different colored bands i bought finally came in! i’m excited to coordinate with all my outfits again.

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construction in our office is well underway – and the final stages include furniture. since i’m leading a lot of the construction project i got to finalize finishes for our furniture selections which included a big meeting with sushi! sometimes it’s fun being in charge (usually not so much.)

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i was pretty surprised to get an etsy order with the new year. i didn’t realize this but my platypus is pretty popular! it’s tied for the most sold item in my shop. i made one on a whim since they’re my favorite animal, and it seems that it’s niche enough that people want them! i’ve been trying to revamp my shop, so i got more wool after this order to make sure i can supply the items people really like.

so far, the new year is going really well. i’ve been pretty grumpy work-wise due to all the craziness, but i’m starting to settle into all my tasks so i have time for my personal projects. hope the weekend ahead is full of lots of fun for you! Xx

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