20 January 2013

What I'm Loving: Sunday Edition

With my crazy work schedule, I've been pretty MIA in the blogging world, but I want to catch you all up on a few of my favorite things these days. I know that the "What I'm Loving" posts are normally a Wednesday thing according to the blogger trend, but well--my Wednesdays are way too busy to be blogging these days (sad, but true). So today, I'm making it a Sunday thing!
1) Texas Country Music. 
Y'all, let me tell you--this music just puts me in the best mood! Lately I've been putting on my Eli Young Pandora station and this immediately makes me want to dance, sing, and get all of my work done. Maybe it's because I'm missing Texas, but Texas Country music is just a little sweeter these days.

2) All things Aerie
I was out of town for work last week and had a few minutes to kill before my flight home, so I stopped into an Aerie at a local outlet mall. I had no idea that this store had evolved like it has! Aerie is American Eagle's intimates/PJs/activewear sister store and it's all so cute! I walked out of there with quite a bit more than expected, but the sales were just TOO good. Plus, all girls should spoil themselves every now and then, right?

3) Liquid Church's 40 Day Bible Challenge.

Our church is committing as a community to read through the entire New Testament in 40 days. This challenge falls in line with Lent, which I think is even more awesome. Luke and I are also going to join our first life group with LC during this study, which I'm really excited about! We are asking and expecting God to do some great things as we commit to reading His Word and I can't wait to see what He reveals to us both personally and as a church over the next few weeks!

4) Dog-walkers. 
Mostly the lady we just hired to walk/feed/love on our furbabies while we're at work. It's so weird to say that we've hired a dog-walker, but now that Luke is working fulltime, it's a must. The lady we've hired is so incredibly nice! She seriously blew us away. She's insisted on stopping by twice each day because she hates to think that our babies would be home alone for 12 hours at a time (our work is crazy right now!). Plus, she's going to take them to the groomer for us, feed them, etc. I guess east coast puppy parents are used to this, but Luke and I think this is the coolest thing ever!

5) Shopping.
(Minus my little trip to Aerie) It's been a while since I've been shopping. So today, Luke and I headed over to The Mall at Short Hills. This mall is AMAZING y'all! It has ever name brand handbag and shoe store you could possibly think of, plus every other store and restaurant a good mall normally has. For my Texas people: think The Galleria (but maybe a little better? Don't hate me!). Luke got some new work clothes and I may have made a couple of successful trips into Michael Kors and Tory Burch. This doesn't happen often, so I was pretty excited. There's no better way to start off a crazy work week than with some new shoes!

{New shoes, new clutch. Woohoo!}

6) My husband.
Y'all, this guy. He seriously is blowing me away right now! He just accepted a job with my company (crazy long story) and he's been doing an awesome job. His territory had quite of bit of work on their hands at first, but Luke has jumped right in and is really making a difference as their new seasonal area manager. He's also just an amazing husband. I know I say that a lot, and you may find that cheesy, but I don't care. His faith, Christian leadership, protection, and love is so precious to me. This guy blesses my life more than I can explain to him. 

{My cutie getting some work done}

Hope you all had a great weekend!!


  1. LOVE the new blog look!! It's so adorable! And I'm in need of some retail therapy myself... :)


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