Currently | September

I seem to hit these link ups like every other month. I feel like September is a chance to start over though – you know, new school year, new season. So I’ve been making it a point to blog regularly. Again. I say that again.

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Anyhow, check out the Currently Linkup hosted by Anne and Jenna. They’re two of my favorites. Here’s what I’m currently up to:

Reading 

I’ve been reading a lot lately – I recently finished Dare Me by Megan Abbott, and now I’m reading Killing Monica by Candace Bushnell. I’m into delightfully (sometimes trashy) chick-lit. Don’t judge me.

Making 

Anything with zucchini. A couple of weeks ago I made the best chocolate chip zucchini bread (which reminds me I want to share the recipe!!). I might have to make these muffins next. Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables this time of year!

Pinning 

Recipes – especially surrounding toddler friendly lunches and healthy, easy recipes. I’m in a rut. We’ve been eating out too much, so I’m on the prowl for better – nay, faster – recipes to make and lunch ideas so I can hopefully stop giving little man lunchables – which are a working mom’s god send. #justsaying.

Anticipating

Our anniversary trip. We haven’t really celebrated our anniversary in a couple of years so this year we’re doing a weekend trip to Lewes/Rehoboth Beach, DE! I’m super pumped to have some quality family time for a weekend – I don’t have much vacation time until next summer so we’re making it a point this fall to make a few weekend trips. Next weekend is mini-vaca numero uno.

Loving

Being a mentor! I recently signed up as a mentor for a 10k training group at Fleet Feet Annapolis which is super fun because I get to actually use the info I learned during my RRCA coaching certification that I got over a year ago. It’s pretty awesome getting to run with some people training for their first 10k and solidly running 3 days per week no matter what. No excuses. Big fan of new running buddies and running consistently.

What are YOU currently up to? 

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Currently | July

Happy July friends! I’m linking up with Anne and Jenna today to share my currently’s 🙂

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Craving: Beach time. Seriously. I haven’t spent time with my toes in the sand since the summer I was pregnant with Little Man so I’m looking forward to our day trip to Rehoboth this weekend.

Grilling: Shrimp! We’ve done shrimp kebobs recently and I am loving how easy shrimp is to cook – new summer staple perhaps? Not to mention anything that goes with Old Bay and some Flying Dog Dead Rise Ale makes my summer loving heart flutter.

Listening: to a little bit of everything. I finally figured out how to play something other than just Pandora in my car so now I have my amazon downloaded tunes and spotify! Making my commute a little happier than just traffic and commercials 🙂

Planning: Vacation. Hubs and I originally had a week up north planned for mid/late July. We’ve had to scale that back a touch due to a huge work launch on his end and the lack of vacation time on my new job end, so it’ll be five days instead of nine, but we’ve got a U2 show in the mix, hopefully a beach day and my father-in-law’s birthday celebration. It’ll be a nice little break away from everything. We haven’t had a real break that didn’t include at least 3 days in the car to visit family in both Vermont AND Connecticut, so I’m looking forward to hitting up a beach, doing a couple of fun touristy type things in CT and spending an evening with the Hubs in NYC. Either way, we have much that we want to do that a little bit of planning needs to go into this so we don’t come home needing a vacation from our vacation.

Decorating: Working on decorating my cube. I’ve got pictures up but it’s still feeling a little blah. I need some COLOR.

What are YOU currently up to? 

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I’m a couple days late in the link up but better late than never. I keep reading so many of these each month and the two hosts have quickly become some of my favorite blogs to read that I keep meaning to link up, and I half write the post and then get distracted and just as quickly forget. Like so many other things in life these days. Sigh.

Currently I am…

last year swinging

Dreaming of… warmer weather. Yesterday was a bit of a tease, I had the windows open, did all sorts of spring cleaning and dare I say…nearly wore flip flops out of the house. Warm weather please be here to stay!

ethansecondbirthday

Planning… Ethan’s 2 year old birthday party! I can’t believe we are less than three weeks away from having a TWO year old! Where does the time go?!

21 day fix chili

Making…21 Day Fix Extreme Turkey Chili! I’m normally a slow-cooker chili kind of gal but this stovetop turkey chili was super easy to make and took about 10 minutes to prep and then another 20 simmering on the stove! I’ll be sure to share the recipe later this week!

corn bread muffins

Baking…corn bread. Don’t get me wrong, all I had to do was add eggs and milk so I didn’t struggle with this recipe at all. Box recipes all the way. Nothing pinterest worthy of this one, sorry friends.  We had it with the 21 Day Fix approved chili last night for dinner and it was delightful!

gilmoregirls

Watching… Gilmore Girls. I’m half way done with season 7, which is so sad to me since I love this show so, so much. I’ll need to find another show to binge watch the crap out of after this.

 

Linking up with Anne and Jenna to share. Like I said, a couple days late. But better late than never for one of my favorite link ups? Linking up again on April 1 for what we’re currently wearing, sipping, wish-listing, writing and exploring.

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