Adios 2017, Bienvenidos 2018

To quote my husband’s 2017 Christmas letter (truly, he is way more talented than I am as a writer, and if you get our Christmas card, you know it): “As the world around us apparently rushes towards certain doom, the likes of which push our skills at faux hysterics, metaphor, and hyperbole to the limits […]

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Changing Course

Remember that time, roughly 9 months ago, that an ambitious Amanda made this post full of goals for the year? I did well for a while, and I’m still holding strong to one of my yearly goals, but over the summer, I made some big changes to my focus. July marked an anniversary of sorts, but […]

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June

Remember a long time ago when I posted this 2017 goals post? Seems like a lifetime ago, really, because so much has happened since December 30th! We closed on a house, moved, our boy turned 3, we’ve had house guests twice, hosted Easter & a farewell party & an engagement celebration dinner, celebrated 7 years […]

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Best of March 2017

March Madness. Just kidding, I don’t actually care about basketball, but my alma mater did punch their ticket to the NCAA tournament this year for the first time ever, so that’s kind of cool. So, go Aggies! Of course the only reason I know this is because the school then sent me an email hitting […]

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Things I Love Lately

75 degree days in March Guys, yesterday I went out on my deck and read sitting in the sun. Stephen was off on a training ride with Brandon and Jonathan was asleep and it was glorious. Driving with the windows down gives me life. Jonathan enjoys it about half of the time, so I’ll have […]

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A Wednesday List

Because I couldn’t come up with a cleverly alliterated title for a post on a Wednesday that included the following items: 1. Goals Update For those keeping score, we’re now on March 1, which means February’s No Social Media Saturdays is over. It was mostly a success. I say mostly because though I did successfully […]

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Five Things Friday

2017 Goals Recap For those of you who read my 2017 goals post you know that I have laid out some specific goals for not only the year, but also each month. As to my yearly goals, I have successfully abstained from soda, posted a weekly best photo, and used my planner (though I could probably […]

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