inspiration, gratitude & surprises

26 Sep

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I have been a tad absent on the blog recently. I had big plans for the content I wanted to put up (seriously, I had the calendar all planned out) but instead daily life kept getting in the way and I had a hard time sitting down at my computer for a solid block of time. Luckily, I had a bunch of fabulous project 30 interviews lined up- did you read them? They were all fabulous! (Chelsea, Katie, Tobi & Amy Nicole).

The past few days have been full…we had friends staying with us, my momma’s birthday & Rosh Hashanah. In addition I have been under the weather the last two days. It’s just your run of the mill sore throat, headache & body aches but it’s knocked me on my ass. I just want to sleep all day. Sadly, Frank thinks sleeping all day is stupid. He’d much rather torture me with his tennis ball. Seriously, what do people do when they are sick and have small kids at home??? If a puppy is driving me nuts I can’t imagine a baby.

I’m planning on taking it pretty easy this weekend. The only thing I have on the books is a date with my little sister Briana. We are going to Aquarium Of The Pacific! I’m not sure who is more excited about this outing!

What inspired me this week?

30 things to start doing for yourself 

All the beautiful and moving essays that have been posted on the Manifest-Station recently

This quote…”The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling.“- Fabienne Fredrickson

What am I grateful for this week?

Long visits with Taline and baby Liam

A beautiful Rosh Hashanah dinner with family. It was such a warm evening filled with love and laughter…Shana Tova!!

Lunch with my brother and my momma to celebrate her birthday at a restaurant on the sand

My family for offering to take Frankie out on dates these last two days to give me a break while sick in bed

A margarita date with my friend Jen Pastiloff 

It’s officially fall…bring out the pumpkins and pumpkin candles!

My dear friend Ali had a healthy & beautiful baby boy

My husband…always my husband

What surprised me this week?

My experience at the DMV…story coming Monday!

Lastly, have you seen this video yet? I’m obsessed

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5 Responses to “inspiration, gratitude & surprises”

  1. barbarapotter September 26, 2014 at 11:32 am #

    Hope you are feeling better and Happy New Year to you. . I love that photograph. Jen said she had an amazing time with you. One of these days. By the way I am getting ready to have my GB out but also exploratory surgery too so my friend who is a surgeon said “I will be getting filleted”. Doesn’t that sound like fun.

    • kate365til September 26, 2014 at 1:07 pm #

      No…that doesn’t sound like fun:( Ugh surgery is the worst! I’m so sorry you have to go through all that. When is the surgery? I need to remember to send you positive and healing thoughts that day!!

      • barbarapotter September 26, 2014 at 2:40 pm #

        Sometime in October I assume. I will let you know. 🙂

  2. erin haslag (@erinhaslag) September 26, 2014 at 11:39 am #

    “my experience with the DMV” … will be tuning in – ha! I’ve been out of CA for a year now and I’m still getting mail from the CA DMV. Really?? Really?

    Glad you’re feeling better! This short, sweet post helped me realize there’s no need or worry about keepin’ up with the Jones when it comes to blogging: http://sugarandcloth.com/2014/09/keeping-blogging-joneses/

    • kate365til September 26, 2014 at 1:51 pm #

      You’re still getting mail from the CA DMV??! HA. Clearly, they don’t want to let you go either! Loved that post you shared with me. I’ve never read Sugar & Cloth before…I love finding new blogs- thanks love!

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