Things I Love Thursday

I googled "Busy Bee" and I couldn't not use this.

I googled “Busy Bee” and I couldn’t not use this.

It’s been a while…I know. What have I been busy doing? A lot.

Quick Rundown-
-My BF and I Cosplay and attend Comic Book Conventions. In March we went to Indiana and in a few weeks I’ll be taking my first trip to Chicago for C2E2. We have 2 more planned after that. This involves spending lots of time making and putting together a costume. My time has been spent working on this damn frock coat. I’m an advanced beginner level sewer and beginner pattern user…so I’ve been spending all my time trying to finish on time for C2E2…the good news is I should be done in the next few days! Then on to the next project…

– I’ve been taking RCIA classes since September and they are starting to come to a head. Every week I have at least 2 things to attend and that makes for a very busy schedule added to my regular schedule. I just have to get through April and I’ll be able to breathe, I think.

– Not running as much as I should be. My busy schedule makes it difficult for me to get to be early so I can get up early and run. Especially because Michigan has been so crazy cold and snowy for so long that it’s a treadmill or nothing. And really…That’s not a hard choice for me to make when I’m already curled up in bed and exhausted.

BUT! Things are starting to slow down and warm up a bit! I’ve managed the odd run here and there and have started to run outside again (which is really not easy after such a long break)! And I have my first 10k of the year this weekend, which I’m equal parts nervous and excited for. And then I start to train a bit for a Half Marathon, which I will be doing on June 1st! I’m pretty determined to run it with no issues this time around. So I’m going to have to be really good about training and stretching and foam rolling and the whole nine!

okay…with THAT out of the way, here are some things that I’m loving lately:tilt-1

♥My little Family ♥ Warm Weather ♥ Driving with Windows down ♥ Spring/Summer plans ♥ Puppy cuddles ♥ Sunday big Salads ♥ Reading calming blogs and getting back into that lifestyle ♥ New Friends ♥  Easter Candy ♥ Thinking ♥ Captain America: The Winter Soldier ♥ Re watching all of the LOTR and Hobbit movies while working on crafts ♥ Caffeine ♥  Finally getting a legitimate key card at work ♥ Getting stuff done ♥ Grilled Cheese Sandwiches ♥

What have you all been up to?
Anything particularly awesome that you’re loving lately?

Things I Love Thursday!

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♥ Meeting Karmin for the 2nd time! Those guys are always so sweet!
♥ Finally being back at my desk and having a window
♥ American Hustle
♥ My Little Family
♥ Date Nights
♥ Finding a really awesome deal on a GHD straightener…PROBLEM SOLVED!
♥ Really enjoying my RCIA class & the people that I sit with. Class was great this week!
♥ New Room arrangements & not being woken up multiple times by our upstairs neighbors!
♥ Watching my dog dive into a snowbank only to realize that he was stuck
♥ 3 year Anniversary w/ the BF. He’s wonderful. 🙂
♥ Finding new and exciting things to make for breakfast.
♥ Catching up on finances.
♥ Warm(ish) weather!
♥ Target Trips

What did YOU love this week??

Things I Love Thursday!

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This week has been rough.  Let’s talk about the good stuff.

♥ My little family- Always put s a smile on my face.
♥ Making Cupcakes
♥ Eating Cupcakes
♥ Completing a challenge
♥ Chocolate
♥ Being cozy
♥ Excited puppies
♥ Learning
♥ Hugs
♥ Really awesome episodes of good TV shows
♥ Mexican food (esp. Burrito Bowls)
♥ Date nights
♥ People who follow/listen to instructions
♥ That it’s not dark out when I leave work anymore
♥ Support

What do YOU love this week?

Things I Love Thursday!

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Work was crazy today and life is equally crazy as well. PHEW! Just a quick one this week!

-My Little Family
-Good News!
-Plans
-Dinner with New Friends!
-Being Warm
-Getting workouts in
-Standing up for yourself
-Leftovers
-Sunshine
-Online Window Shopping
-When things work out
-Taking Risks

What do YOU love this week?

Things I Love Thursday!

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Can I live here?

 

♥ My Little Family
♥ Learning about new things
♥ Warm Drinks
♥ Feeling excited
♥ Meeting Anniversaries
♥ Deep Sleep
♥ My Parents (always…but especially)
♥ Kind people
♥ Root Beer Floats
♥ Quality Time
♥ Hard Workouts (When it’s over…)
♥ Deep Breaths
♥ Being still
♥ Friends

What do YOU love this week?

Things I Love Thursday!

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Thursday again? Already?!

♥ My Little Family
♥ Tidying up
♥ Getting to work on time
♥ Spending a lot less on something than you thought you’d have to
♥ Things getting back to normal
♥ Bagels
♥ Plans for the year
♥ Eating healthy dinners
♥ The Ikea Website
♥ Movie Nights
♥ Starting my workout routine up again

What things do YOU love this week??

Things I Love Thursday!

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Happy New Year Everyone! I hope everyone had a fun and safe New Year and are fully recovered by now! Here is my first list of the year of the things I am loving this week!

♥ Not being sick
♥ Friends
♥ Looking forward to a better year
♥ Starting to think about running plans for 2014
♥ Curling up in warm blankets (that’s the plan for after work!)
♥ Big Hair
♥ Peppermints
♥ Interior decorating
♥ My little family
♥ Impromptu haircuts
♥ My (FINALLY) organized race wall
♥ Funny Pictures
♥ Big Scarves
♥ My Clarisonic brush
♥ Sparkly pink party nails
♥ Catching up on TV
♥ Cuddly puppies
♥ Lunch Dates

What are you loving this week? 
Anything that you’re really excited about coming up this year?