August & Me | 2017

RECENTLY

loving.  the weather we enjoyed in Indiana!

needing. To edit and print my Project 52 pictures.  I have my album through June done so I’m not too far behind.

wanting. Someone to come clean and de-clutter my house.

writing.  Sloane’s birth story (for those that are interested).

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March & Me | 2017

RECENTLY

loving.  That I’m the obvious winner in our March Madness brackets even though the tournament isn’t over yet.

needing. Filling for a big cushion I’m making in Peyton’s room for a reading corner.

wanting. To get Peyton’s room all decorated and to get all the newborn clothes washed and in the nursery dresser.

writing. Important April dates in my planner.

reading. 2 Samuel as part of reading through the Bible in one year.

watching. Criminal Minds.

listening. I finished listening to the S-Town podcast last week.

wishing. For the rain to stay away!

feeling. A lot of baby kicks and rolls!

craving. A sonic milkshake.

cooking. Fried rice is on the menu for dinner tonight.

eating. A Reese’s peanut butter egg.

drinking. Water.

smelling. Spring rain.

working on. Backing up our pictures.

wearing. leggings, tee, and sweater.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Forest and I have another March Madness bet!

Peyton is moved into her new room!  She transitioned really well (in regards to sleeping in there) and I have a post on the way for an update on the decorating!

I joined the world of fantasy baseball, and the season started Sunday!

LOOKING AHEAD | GOALS FOR NEXT MONTH

  1. Get all of our family pictures backed up online.
  2. Stay up to date with my 2017 photo project.
  3. Keep kitchen island clear of clutter.

Until next time — Cindy

February & Me | 2017

RECENTLY

loving.  Getting to meet friend’s babies!

needing. To purchase batting for the baby quilt I’m making for our little girl.

wanting. A nap.  And chocolate cake.

writing. a to-do list, a grocery list, and little bits from the weekend in my planner.

reading. Finishing When the Heart Cries and looking forward to the next book in the series.

watching. Spring training.

listening. Birds chirping outside.

wishing. Warm temps would stick around – I’m ready for Spring!

feeling. Very pregnant recently.

craving. Chocolate cake with chocolate icing!

cooking. Rice with chicken is on the menu tonight.

eating. Everything in sight.

drinking. Water.

smelling. This is weird but Indie’s flea and tick medicine… It smells so weird and we just put it on her.

working on. Project 52 for 2016 AND 2017.

wearing. sweats.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

I just jumped back into blogging after a 2 month hiatus so I never shared the news on here that we’re expecting a baby GIRL in June!

LOOKING AHEAD | GOALS FOR NEXT MONTH

  1. For Peyton to be completely moved into her new room – we have a few to-do’s before we officially move her but I want her to be in her new room by the end of this month.
  2. Finish the quilt I started for our baby girl.
  3. Keep kitchen island clear of clutter.

Until next time — Cindy

*All images are original to A View from the Shore

December & Me | 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!  HELLO 2017!!

Well I’m not sure where I was the whole month of December.  I guess the simple answer is traveling and Christmas-ing.  I’ll make sure to catch up on all of our December happenings ASAP.

RECENTLY

loving. talking baby names with Forest.

needing. Peyton to sleep through the night again…

wanting. the end of January to come sooner so we’ll know the gender of baby #2!

writing. This blog post and not much else!

reading. Golden Sun by Pierce Brown (book 2 in the Red Rising trilogy)

watching. Cops.  Recent guilty pleasure…

listening. Kids radio on Pandora

wishing. my mama a happy birthday next week!

feeling. normal.  ha!  The 1st trimester fatigue and nausea have subsided and I’m feeling mostly normal!

craving. Cheeseburger.

cooking. We made pizza quesadillas last night.  And lasagna is on the menu tonight!

eating. trail mix!

drinking. H2O

smelling. rain.

working on. staying on top of editing our personal pictures.  and also catching up on the ones I didn’t get to last year…

wearing. leggings, baggy tee, zip up hoodie.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Forest graduated this month and we traveled to Atlanta to see him walk in the ceremony!  Post coming soon!

Peyton is 18 months and the sweetest girl.  I’m so proud of all she’s learning!

Christmas!  We had a wonderful weekend celebrating Christmas at home!  Post coming soon!

A quick trip to Indiana to visit my parents who couldn’t make it out for Christmas like they planned.

LOOKING AHEAD | GOALS FOR NEXT MONTH

  1. Stay up to date on editing personal pictures.
  2. Get birthday cards in the mail so they arrive on time (we have 3 in January)!
  3. Keep kitchen island clear of clutter.
  4. Sleep train Peyton again.

Until next time — Cindy

*All images are original to A View from the Shore