Thursday, December 16, 2021

LATELY, GIRL TIME, & HOCHATOWN, OK

Hey hey, friends! I'm back today after...hmmmm...almost another month off??? #oops I clearly like to keep you guys guessing on when the next post will be. 😬

Today I'm just here to catch y'all up with some highlights from the past month and then tomorrow, I've actually got a Friday Favorites post all ready to go too. (Seriously, when is the last time I did a true Friday Favorites post?! I looked. It was September. I'm tryin', friends!)

Hopefully, this is a sign that I can get back to a routine over here. No promises though. If you're following me over on Instagram  or Facebook, that's a great way to stay caught up. I'm way more active over there. 

But moving on to what's been happening over here for the past few weeks...

You guys know how much I love my girlfriends. My besties, Dani and Pam, are always down for a good chat with food and wine (or margaritas--we aren't picky) so a few weeks ago we stayed in and sat around Dani's table just talking for about 6 hours. How is it that time passes by so quickly when you're with your people? What the heck did we even talk about for 6 hours?! I know the cat got an earful. Thank goodness cats can't talk. 😉


I'm excited to squeeze in another couple of nights out with other friend groups next week before Christmas too. I love a good GNO. ❤

In other news, I've been doing as much of this as possible. 


Christmas PJs, Christmas decor, Christmas movies, repeat.

Mason and his buddies have been raking leaves for the neighbors for a little money. Their entrepreneurial spirit never ceases to amaze me. Those boys like that cash!


Sweet Chuck always keeps it interesting. He stepped on some duct tape the other day while I was decorating the tree and I had to get the Goo Gone after it in order to keep it from ripping off the pad of his foot.


Sidenote: This is the same Goo Gone I've also used to free a lizard from a sticky pad I found in our garage a few years ago. A little Goo Gone, some Q-tips, plus an hour of my time sitting on the front porch trying not to kill the poor thing, and that lizard was free. He was still a little sticky but I like to believe he went on to lead a great life. 😉

After some quick intervention with Chuck, I did actually get the tree up and decorated.


Mason spent the first night laying under it with his friends on FaceTime while they all played Fortnite together...or the car soccer game maybe? Which one is that? 🤷‍♀️


At some point I'm going to wrap some gifts to stick under there but you may remember Chuck unwrapping a few himself last year... We'll see how he does this year.


My Etsy shop is finally slowing down now that I've deactivated all the sign listings for the moment. If you are looking for your new "one little word" sign for 2022, these will be back up again after Christmas! I just need to give myself a little breather going into the holiday.


Sunsets have been pretty incredible lately. I took this at the boys' school when they had to stay late for something the other day. So beautiful.


The culdesac is always entertaining with SO MANY boys in our neighborhood. The light outside was pure pink on this night.


Last Thursday I hit up our sweet little square in downtown Mckinney for some Christmas shopping and ended up with nothing but clothes for myself. 😉 #sorrynotsorry There is a reason why Mckinney is rated one of the top places in the country to live and this is a big part of it.


If I'd have had people with me, we most definitely would have stopped by The Yard for some of their nachos in the sun. 😍


And then last weekend was so much fun. Several of us from our Modere team headed to Gillham, Arkansas for a little sleepover at my girl, Amanda B's house. Her house is gorgeous, right on the river and she is always the best hostess. Everything was beautiful and cozy and festive.

Saturday night, we drove about 45 minutes to Hochatown, OK and started the night at The Tasting Room for a cocktail...


...before moving on to dinner at Abendigos...



...and then ending our night at Chiggers which was...interesting... 😂 #wheninOklahoma



Some of my friends ran into a big group of their friends there too so that was fun.


Afterward, it was back to Amanda's for some cozy couch time and chatting late into the night.


You are never too old for a slumber party, friends. (But why am I always the first one to bed?! I can't hang.)



Amanda's back deck is my favorite. It was 33 degrees when I woke up but with a blanket wrapped around me, it was perfect. I loved the quiet time before the rest of the house woke up.



I really am blessed to have these girls and this company in my life. I'm still not even sure how this all came about but I'm forever grateful for what it's brought me.

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And finally, since it's throwback Thursday...I wanted to show you a picture I dug up last night after my boys didn't believe me when I said I played volleyball in high school. So young with her whole life in front of her. This was my sophomore year of high school so I was probably 16. I spent way too much time going through that photo album earlier today!


And that's it for today, friends! Back tomorrow for Friday Favorites! Thank you for stopping by!


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  1. Anonymous8:48 AM

    In your high school picture there is such a resemblance to your oldest son! Have a wonderful Christmas!
    -SB

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