PSL’s are back and that can only mean one thing…right… no, not right. It was 92 degrees today. it is NOT fall yet. I am going against everything my inner fall freak tells me and holding off breaking out the pumpkins until October… or at least late September. Why? Because I refuse to admit that I “took August off” and it’s already over. I refuse to believe that summer is basically over. I loooooove fall, love it. But I can’t help but but wish that things would just slow down in general. When I was a kid I thought summer lasted a year. Seriously. I thought we got an entire wonderful year of late nights, freedom and sun. Mind. Blown. when i realized it was only a couple months, which I feel keep getting shorter and shorter.
I have a few goals for the remainder of the year.
ONE meal plan and prep. I’m terrible at this. We cook most of our meals and very rarely eat out so you would think that planning would be a no brainer. But for what ever reason I never do. I know it would be a huge stress relief for me so I’m going to make an effort to start. If you have any healthy recipes you love drop em below! Btw, Derrick isn’t a fan of crock pot meals so…there’s that.
TWO go to bed before midnight or even 10. I’m a night owl, I think most creatives are. Even before kids I would work all night and sleep in. Now I work all night because it’s the only time the house is quiet. But I’m old and someone has to be at school before 8am which means sleeping in isn’t an option. Let’s be honest, we have three kids, sleeping in is never an option.
THREE Wake up rested. See above. I don’t even know what this feels like but all you morning people out there swear that it’s amazing. So i’m hoping that if I go to bed at a decent hour I can wake up earlier and even be excited about it. We’ll see…
FOUR Read with the kiddos every night. When Cianna was little we never missed a bed time story. Now it seems like we’re so busy (mainly because #1 - I wait until 5:00 to figure out what to make for dinner) that our evenings don’t leave a lot of time for reading. Teachers, friends, do you have any recommendations for chapter books or series books for Cianna? She’s six.
FIVE quality time. Quality time with everyone. Less social media, less putting things off and less rushing. More of intentional meaningful conversations and engagements. Time is a thief so make today count.
So all my fellow pumpkin errthing loving friends, enjoy your PSL’s and have one for me. When there’s a bite in the air I’ll indulge!
I am SO excited for this fall/winter wedding season and all of next years brides who will be doing engagement sessions soon!*
I’m also working with some awesome girl bosses and entrepreneurs who are killing it! I’m so thankful for you guys!**
I WILL be doing Fall mini sessions but the details are not finalized yet. So be on the lookout for those if you’re interested***