The month of January feels like one big Monday to me. All of the fun with the family over the holidays has come to an end and it’s back to the daily grind. I’ve been working on getting the house back in order (unpacking, putting away Christmas decor and doing some house projects) and getting back into my workout routine. Because let’s be honest, I fell out of my fitness groove as soon as the holiday season hit. I’ve been going to the gym 4-5 days a week. Two of those days I take a yoga class. I guess you could say things are getting pretty serious because I bought my own yoga mat. haha My overall fitness goal is to create a healthy workout routine I can maintain the rest of my life. It feels good to be starting off 2020 on the right foot. It is too cold to do anything else so why not be indoors at the gym or cuddling with Mac.
Lance and I spent the Christmas holiday with my side of the family this year. Ever since I can remember our family has done our Christmas at my Nana and Papa’s house. -It’s Nana’s favorite day of the year! The past few years my Aunt Jenny has put together matching outfits for us to wear. She didn’t let us down this year and had us all decked out in reindeer attire. lol I think it’s so tacky but something about seeing your whole family in ridiculous matching outfits makes it worth it. Haha. I now look forward to this new tradition. Another tradition we used to do was sing “The 12 days of Christmas”. (That’s the theme of the china) Lance heard this used to be a thing and it has been brought back since Lance won’t let us forget to do it now. Haha I love this family of mine so much. ❤️
The new Aladdin movie came out and Lance and I went to see it. I loved it! Jasmine was my favorite Disney princess growing up (we all have a favorite Disney princess, right!?!) so watching the movie brought me back to my childhood. I had about every princess costume growing up but Jasmine was always my girl. When I figured out I could have Mac be Rajah (jasmines pet tiger) then it was game on to be Aladdin, Jasmine and Rajah for Halloween. It was all pretty fitting because Lance just like Aladdin is my prince and Mac just like Rajah is a loyal, noble pet companion. 💗
Lance, Mac and I spent last Friday in Fredericksburg. We love the charm this city has to offer with its buildings dating back to the 18th century and cute shops downtown. We didn’t have any kind of agenda. We just spent the day weaving in and out of stores and getting a bite to eat. This is our second time here so it was fun to revisit shops that we fell in love with the first time we came.
If you don’t go to a pumpkin patch then it’s not really fall then, right!?! Lance and I went to one Saturday in Richmond to pick out pumpkins to carve. We’ve been carving them every year since we met. I just realized that. Lance loves fall just as much as I do so getting him to do all the fall things with me is no prob. Actually, he’s the one that suggested we carve pumpkins this weekend and go to a pumpkin patch to pick them out. We are those basic fall lovers. This pumpkin patch was loaded with pumpkins in all shapes, sizes and textures. I loved it!! The more pumpkins the merrier if you ask me. They also had a hay ride and home made honey. We are suckers for home made goods and bought some honey. We carved our pumpkins that evening. I was going for a leaf theme and carved leafs out all around my pumpkin. The idea looked better in my head but I’m still happy with it. Lance killed it with his! He did a really cute ghost. We also baked the seeds and I made us ghost shaped cookies.
Nana and I spent last week doing our thing! -shopping, beachin’ it and eating good food in between. We have been coming over to the Destin area for years now. I think our first shopping trip out there was when I was in middle school and completely obsessed with Abercrombie & Fitch. (cue the moose t-shirts & ripper jeans) I found out there was a store there and my shopping partner and I went to check it out. We’ve been hooked since! Since then so many more shops and restaurants have opened. -Good thing because they needed to keep up with our good taste. 😉 It was Nana’s Birthday this past week and we made sure to spend the day the right way. -Eating cake and picking out the very best from Lilly Pulitzer with her favorite person. Me. 💁🏼♀️ Until next time Destin. ✌🏻💗🛍
Mac and I came down for what was supposed to be a week but stayed for two. Oops! -That’s what having a good time will do to you!! I got carried away having fun with my beaches and being on the ones with white sand and emerald blue water. 😉 My health is good to go now so I was all over the place when I was in town. I wanted to do all the things I love from back home and pick back up on photography. 💗 Major bonus for seeing the Blues while I was in town! I hope everyone is having a fun & happy summer! ☀️😎✌🏻