Sunday, March 27, 2011

Thankful for (four)

Happy Sunday!

While I'd love to continue the lazy theme from yesterday, there is much to be done, and I really should get busy. Lots of cleaning, lots of laundry, a little baking, some dinner making...

I still wanted to take a minute to share a few things I'm thankful for. Things such as...

1) Delicious coffee from Quik Trip. My budget really appreciates when I get a $1.50 cup from QT instead of a $4 cup from Starbucks. I make my own version of a cocoa cappuccino by doing half  mocha cappuccino and half decaf. Yum!

2) Having a washing machine to do all my laundry for me. I've already washed 4 loads of laundry this weekend. It's one of those things you never think about, but can you even imagine having to wash clothes by hand? I definitely wouldn't have survived the olden days.
makes my life so much easier!

3) Delivering more girl scout cookies. I STILL have boxes full of boxes of girl scout cookies in my house. Every time I pass out a few more, my house smiles at one less thing to clutter it up. I really really really need to get bitten by the spring cleaning bug, because my house needs it! 

4) Buying new jean shorts! I know this may make me unpopular among the average woman, but for some reason, with both kiddos, I end up smaller and weighing less after baby than I did before. (and I weighed a whole 113 pounds the day I checked in to give birth to my first!) It's got to be the breastfeeding. Cause I sure don't diet! Breastfeeding = amazing! Anyway, all my jean shorts from last year would literally fall off when I tried to put them on. I found some sweet sales at Macy's and got a few pairs for less than $20 each :)
 5) Take a look up at the top of my page. Keep looking. Up above the pictures. (which is a new design, by the way!) Notice anything? I'll give you a minute...

I am my own website now!! Oh yeah! My loving the little things blog now has it's own address at www.lovingthelittlethings.com. Pretty exciting!

What are you feeling thankful for today? Take a minute to appreciate the little things!

p.s. Stay tuned for my fitness themed giveaway tomorrow!

23 comments:

  1. I was just thinking how great your page looks! How do you buy a site? Is there a book with directions or something? :)

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  2. Ditto on the washer...oh yeah!

    The blog looks great, did you get a URL thru wordpress.org or can you do that thru blogger too? Very nice either way.

    Shorts, I hear ya! (you saw my post last week about pants...I just got them all back and I tell you it is glorious, GLORIOUS having pants that fit correctly).

    I got some jean shorts at Maurices I really like. I'm guessing we're about the same size when it comes to clothes (aside from length). I'm about 115 now, but I think I'm a bit taller than you. Yes, I can't gain a pound to save my life. I know breastfeeding is part of it, the other part I think is just in the metabolism. Not complaining, but it is frustrating having a tough time finding clothes that fit well. Glad you found some good clothes that fit you!!

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  3. yes, we LOVE the potato soup! I've already made it a few times now & also passed the recipe along to all the girls on my staff team, so thanks for the recipe!
    Not sure what it means that I'm a no email blogger? How do I change that?

    aaaaaaaand, drumroll please...I'm going to be in town next week! (the 3-6) and I would LOVE to bring Landon over to see you & Isabelle! I can also pick up our Girl Scout cookies & further declutter your house. Will you be around?

    and for the record, I have now showered :)

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  4. Hey Megan- THanks so much for your sweet comment :) ahh I love potato soup! so yummy! thanks for stopping by my blog! Hope to see more of ya! Your blog is great :) xo

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  5. Megan, I just love your new design!! It's absolutely adorable! : )

    Totally jealous of you and your tiny little self. I don't think I weighed 113 pounds at birth. Slight exaggeration, maybe. I hope breastfeeding works for me like that!

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  6. Your blog looks fantastic!!!! congrats on your domain!!!!!! =) You did a great job megan!!!! <3

    I hope I have the same luck as you when I'm preggo and breastfeeding! =) fingers crossed!

    xoXOxo
    Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

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  7. phhhhh totally jealous of the skinny mommy thing!!!! i WISH i had that "problem" :) i also wish we had a quicktrip...oh how I miss them :( and how didcha do the blog change????

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  8. You and Monica and your teeny tiny bodies! I do have to say though, 113-115 pounds would not be flattering on me! Glad you found some jean shorts...they are always the hardest for me! I finally gave up on jean shorts last year and went for the perfect fit shorts from Old Navy in a variety of colors. Love them.

    Congrats on your new and your own url!! Oh and I completely love our washing machine too. I feel like I can get so much accomplished laundry-wise in one day because of it! Now if only I could find something that would dry and put away...

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  9. I totally agree about the washing machine! If only someone would invent a machine that also folded and sorted the laundry...

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  10. Yay for your own site. :)And I do love the new header.

    The washer machine?? I totally agree. Last weekend ours wasn't working, we went 5 days until it was fixed! And let's just say...I have never been happier to wash clothes!

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  11. LOVE the new look and web address!! Your girls are beautiful!

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  12. You make me smile!!! Im totally Thankful for the washing machine!!! I really need to use it more often!!! Yay for you own domain!! soooooooo Awesome!!! Im totally jealous of your skinny self, I don't think that my stomach will ever be the same!!! BLAH!!!!!!! <3

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  13. Life without a washing machine? AGHHHHHH! One thing for sure: my family would own less clothing!

    I'm in the same boat with you...and yes, it's actually hard to find clothes. I, too, weigh less after 3 kids than before (by about 5 pounds which is a lot on me). My hubby is trying to fatten me up. Haha! Not working. Just have a high metabolism, but high cholesterol, so I'm supposed to be on a low-fat diet. Go figure

    I breastfed all three of my babies...by #3, my Dr. told me to stop when he was 8 mo. b/c I couldn't keep up with the calories. (With #2, I was preg AND nursing. Oy vey.) Anyway, yes, the nursing helps, but I'm a few years past that now. What's up??? My mom says when I hit 40 I'll gain weight. Well...Um. No thanks. I'll stay right here. Lol.

    Sophisticated Steps

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