Wearing //these Bell Flare Express jeans. I am obsessed with these jeans, guys. They are so comfy and I love the hippie flare for fall. (Aaaand there’s a sale happenin’ right now!!)
Drinking // Gevalia Kaffe Caramel Macchiato (via Keurig). While I don’t really love the wastefulness of Keurig cups (this box was on sale), this really has been the perfect fall afternoon pick-me-up!
Laughing at // all of the voices my husband has been doing for one of his client’s upcoming baby toy line. I have literally had to cover my mouth to muffle the chuckling from downstairs, it’s so funny! This is one of the cutest lines I’ve ever seen & heard (my husband is SO freaking talented, oh my gosh) – I cannot wait for it to come out and am even more excited to be a small part of it 😉
Cooking //this Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato soup. Um, WHOA. I made this for dinner last night (homemade croutons and all!) and it’s honestly the best soup I’ve ever had. Ever. Definitely one I’ll be making again this season.
Working on // painting our kitchen cabinets and I’d by lying if I told you I’m having the grandest time doing it. (#neveragain)
Wanting // More foggy fall Tennessee morning drives like the one I was gifted on Sunday morning. I mean, swoon.
Listening to // old school rap. I don’t know why but any and every time I work on house projects I listen to rap (and dance, obviously.) Also, I must note how difficult it is to wave my hand up and down, as I rap, with a paint brush in hand. #BoneThugsForever
Loving // the nursery at the new house. There is just something about this room – it’s a feeling you get the minute you walk in there. I’d prayed so hard in those first 24 hours that this house would be ours, telling Jesus, “I want to bring our baby home to that front room.” Considering how quickly the house became ours, it still makes me smile to think Jesus had the same idea 🙂 Obviously there’s only so much we can do right now, decorating-wise, since we don’t know if Babe Cullen will be a boy or girl but it’s definitely a start and will get us by if “the call” happens to be a “come to the hospital now” kind of call. Here’s a little sneak peak but I’ll share more later, you better trust and believe. (And yes, we do have a girl and boy name picked out – both begin with the letter “C”, hence the C in the windowsill 🙂 )
Looking forward to // seeing more of your #12MofBliss photos filling Instagram! Are you taking part in this month’s Twelve Months of Bliss, In the Heart of the Beholder? I would love for you to join me & the rest of the 12MofBliss-ers! 🙂
Watching // Gilmore Girls. You guys, it just happened, I didn’t even see it coming. I watched one episode one night and now I can’t stop. (I’d never seen it before but now understand what all the hype is about. I’m hooked.)
Planning // a fall date with my man sometime in the next few weeks. I’m thinking: this drink from Starbucks (only hot) followed by apple picking and a hay ride 😉
Encouraged by // all of the other families who have joined in on the Billion Family Dinners challenge! I know how much I have loved spending this time with Christian – praying over our food together, catching up, dreaming together – and it warms my heart to think about all of the other families having moments like these together. Have you joined this movement yet?!
Grateful for // my parents. On Friday they celebrated 33 years of marriage (!!) and today Christian and I get to celebrate with them in Nashville. I believe every single year of marriage should be celebrated but 33 years? Amazing. (Also, wasn’t – and isn’t – my mom a total babe?)
Happy Anniversary, Mom & Dad! I am grateful for the love you share and the family you have made in Andy & me 🙂 I love you!
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