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The word of 2018

Lately I've seen a lot of people post about what their word of 2018 will be and I've been very intrigued by this idea. Best I can tell instead of having New Year's resolutions the idea is to pick a word that will be the focus of your year and you know what, I like it! On one hand the new year is just a date on the calendar - we don't magically become better when the clock strikes 12 on midnight nor do the problems of the prior year melt away but for many, myself included, there's much excitement around the new year as it symbolizes a chance for new beginnings. If I look back on the previous few years and had to assign a word or feeling to them it would be excitement but also stress. 2015 was the year we got engaged and started planning our wedding, 2016 is the year we got married, and I crazily started a new job one month before the big day, 2017 was the year we bought a house - whew, it's been a lot of change and a lot of excitement over the past few years. …

And so it begins

I've been working on this post for awhile but I wasn't quite ready to share it with the world. Some of you might still be wondering why I'm sharing. Well we're married a year now, we bought the big house in the good school district so I know you're wondering - when are they going to have a baby. So now you don't have to feel awkward asking if we're trying to conceive (TTC) the answer is no - well not yet at least. Right now we're on a plan I'm referring to as pre-TTC.
My Pre-TTC tools - tracking planner, thermometer and prescription  It's awkward to be honest - there's lots of online groups and forums for women TTC but no one really talks about pre TTC, it's like you just wake up and one day say ok, we're now ready to have a baby. But as I've learned, it's really not that simple. I've had conversations with a very few people about this on one hand here I am bitching about how this is something that isn't talked abou…

Festive AF Holiday Style

WooHoo!!!! It's December and I couldn't be more excited. Every year I set a goal to do 25 Christmas festive things from Dec 1st to 25th and every year I wind up missing a few days but this year I feel more prepared than ever so I've decided to increased the challenge and not only do 25 festive things this month but to wear 25 festive outfits to go with those activities. This month we'll be doing Christmas activities from holiday concerts to light displays to making our own gingerbread house and of course going to Church on Christmas Eve. Some outfits might have just a touch of festiveness while on others I plan on going all out but be prepared for lots of sparkle, plaid, tulle, fur and bling for the next 25 days on my Instagram feed. I'll also post each outfit here with links to the items or similar styles if it's something from a previous collection, I mean let's not get crazy, y'all don't think I'm going out and buying 25 new outfits do you?…

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