Wednesday, April 29, 2015

What’s Up Wednesday ?!?

Today I am participating in a Linky Party, hosted by Shaeffer, Shay and Mel!

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Oh man, that’s a whole lotta questions, here we go…

What we’re eating this week…

That’s a good question. I had big plans on Sunday to get meal prep done for the week and then didn’t do it.  Since I woke up Monday morning, I have been buried in work and eating anything that was easy.  So, today it is my goal to get chicken, shrimp and veggies grilled, cilantro/lime rice made and some fresh pico chopped up for burrito bowls.  Justin and I both enjoy those, so I plan to be eating those a lot for the next several days!

What I’m reminiscing about…

Well, since my friend, Kristen, just posted a picture on Facebook, I am thinking about how I competed two years ago in two figure competitions.  Wow, what a year!  There was a group of us that were all competing and got together, at least weekly, for workouts and lunches and therapy.  It was so fun and such a powerful group of women. I made friendships for life during that competition season.


What I’m Loving…

Kansas City Weather!  We have had the most beautiful weather the past two days. It rained on and off all weekend and it has made our grass and trees so happy.  Everything is lush and thick and green with life.  The sun has been shining and it’s the perfect Spring temperature.  I LOOOOOOVE IT!

What we’ve been up to…

Pretty much #runningfromsugar, our weekend staycation and the past two days PAPERWORK.  Friends, I wish I could convey in words the amount of paperwork that is required in a group home.  I mean, really, we all should keep notes on our lives the way Justin and I do for the three people in our group home.


What I’m Dreading…

I can’t really think of anything I am dreading.  I guess, kids being out of school for the summer! (isn’t that terrible!?!)  I love summer, but summer also brings all the teenagers out driving around, texting, talking on the phone and clogging up my streets. 

What I’m Working on…

Well besides group home stuff, I am working on the Girls on the Run end of season stuff. We have our practice 5k next week, so I am working on getting some items donated for goodies bags and snacks.

What I’m Excited About…

I am excited about giving all our Mom’s their Mother’s Day gifts.  I also can’t wait to share the gifts with you! (psst: you have already seen the gifts).  I am also excited about Mother’s Day weekend in general.  It’s a busy one with lots of family and friends!

What I’m Watching/Reading…

We watch Survivor and I like The Voice. Justin and I aren’t great TV watchers.  We always have the TV on but we are usually playing on our computers or reading or whatever else we can find to do while keeping one ear on a show.  Oh, two shows that we will always stop on when channel surfing: Big Bang Theory and Modern Family.  I am reading Melanie Shankle’s “Nobody’s Cuter than You”.


What I’m listening to…

In the car, I usually listen to Pandora Yoga channel or, put my iPhone Music on shuffle.  My play list for the gym is:


What I’m wearing…

These Jeans!  Still wearing them anytime I leave the house.  Did you buy them yet?  Go buy them and then leave a comment on how many times you wear them in a row. 


What I’m Doing This Weekend…

I am going to go to the Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair.  My sister, Vann, will have a booth in the fair along with other local vendors.  I went last Fall and was really impressed so I’m looking forward to going back this weekend.  If you are local, you should go too!


What I’m Looking Forward to Next Month…

I am looking forward to the Girls on the Run 5k.  I am also looking forward to attending my FIRST KC Blogger Meet Up!  I joined a local group of Kansas City bloggers and I am looking forward to getting to know everyone at next months meet up.

What Else is New…

I am going to pick up my reward for making it 10 days #runningfromsugar from Lululemon today as well as some products from Rawxies.  I learned about Rawxies at the Go Blog Social conference last month when the owner was one of the presenters. They were the first local company I thought of when seeking donations for our GOTR team goodie bags.  They immediately got back to me and were happy to donate.

I also plan to purchase one of these adorable tanks while there.


I figure if the words are printed directly on my chest, I might actually follow them!

So that’s it!

I’m off to link up on Shaeffer’s page and I hope you click on over to check out some of the bloggers that have linked up on

What’s Up Wednesday?!?

hosted by Shaeffer, Shay and Mel


  1. Where did you get the jeans?

    1. I ordered them from Nordstrom. If you click on the work "These" it will take you directly to them.

  2. Very nice post! - Seri from