WEEKLY WRAP

 CHRISTMAS TREE SHOPPING OVER THE WEEKEND - THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT A 16'+ TREE THAT JUST SCREAMS TO ME, "TAKE ME HOME".

CHRISTMAS TREE SHOPPING OVER THE WEEKEND - THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT A 16'+ TREE THAT JUST SCREAMS TO ME, "TAKE ME HOME".

I have been working from home the last few weeks (because, Holidays... am I right?) and Tuesday I drove up to LA for a client meeting we had on Wednesday.  This provided the perfect opportunity to see one of my best friends, Lindsey.  Linds has been crushing it in Argentina on a super human format for broadcast television (read: a show similar to Survivor) and I literally haven't seen her most of this year.  We speak often, but being present allows for some open, honest and direct communication that is sometimes complicated to translate through emails and texts - especially when one of you is not a phone person (read: Lindsey).  Linds and I crossed paths in our industry for years before we actually "met".  One day while working side by side in the home office of an events company, our friendship blossomed.  It's funny how life works - within a short amount of time, we were closer than most of the relationships I had in my life... timing is everything.  With all of the changes that have happened this year, seeing Lindsey was chicken soup for the soul.

 STOLE THIS PICTURE FROM LINDSEY'S FB PAGE AND SHE IS GOING TO  KILL ME  WHEN SHE SEES IT. IN MY DEFENSE, THIS IS THE ONLY PICTURE I COULD FIND OF HER SOLO AND IT'S CHRISTMAS! LITERALLY COULD NOT BE MORE PERFECT. PLEASE DON'T BE MAD, LINDS. #GODUCKS

STOLE THIS PICTURE FROM LINDSEY'S FB PAGE AND SHE IS GOING TO KILL ME WHEN SHE SEES IT. IN MY DEFENSE, THIS IS THE ONLY PICTURE I COULD FIND OF HER SOLO AND IT'S CHRISTMAS! LITERALLY COULD NOT BE MORE PERFECT. PLEASE DON'T BE MAD, LINDS. #GODUCKS

Over the weekend I noticed I was becoming irritated with things that were not occupying as much space in my mind just a few weeks ago.  With some reflection, it was quickly apparent that I had not worked out since Thanksgiving, had not meditated in a few days, was hormonal, sick and eating poorly <--- That'll do it!  Monday kicked off my daily workout and I have opted to eliminate alcohol, sugar and dairy from my diet until Christmas.  So naturally, I decided to make these Snickerdoodle Blondie Brownies from What's Gaby Cooking tonight (gluten free) - I allowed myself to eat just ONE (lol) and left the rest for everyone else.  

 WHAT'S GABY COOKING SNICKERDOODLE BLONDIE BROWNIES

WHAT'S GABY COOKING SNICKERDOODLE BLONDIE BROWNIES

 WORTH. EVERY. BITE

WORTH. EVERY. BITE

There were a few topics I wanted to write about / expand upon this week but that head cold I told you about had me incapacitated when I wasn't working.  Thoughts will be forthcoming soonest.

 HOLIDAY CARDS ON THEIR WAY OUT TOMORROW!

HOLIDAY CARDS ON THEIR WAY OUT TOMORROW!

 

Billie June

 

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