A 40 x 40 Check In + New Priorities

Good morning!

Tomorrow marks the halfway point into my 37th year on this planet we live on. So I thought I’d checkin on my 40 x 40 list progress. In theory, my last checkin post (HERE) should have gone up in January (when I celebrated my 36th birthday), but as it turned out I only posted it just 2 short months ago. So not much new to report here… 

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Monday Musings // 07.27.2020

Hello friends,

Just a short post today, to say I had an unexpected realization over the weekend:

I worked on a project this weekend for phase one of my bathroom renovation and it required building something from scratch. It was a little nerve wracking to start, but was extremely satisfying when it pretty much worked out how I planned. I was very proud of my efforts and happy with the results. I have a lot of moments of self doubt and it was nice to have a moment of confidence for a change.

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Bathroom Reno // Phase 1 Check In – The Halfway Point!

Hello, hello!

I’m at the halfway point of my bathroom renovation! A lot has happened since I shared my plans and inspiration (HERE). I posted about my progress when I was a 25 days in (HERE). I did all the “demo” and even removed the mirror! Wow, what a feat that was! I was super proud of myself for getting that done all by myself.

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Monday Musings // 07.20.2020

Good morning!

Tomorrow is Day 50 of my 100 Day Challenge (HERE)! Wow, time is really flying! And I feel like I’m only making progress on my bathroom renovation goal… which is no small feat, so I’m okay with that. And this is my first 100 Day Challenge, after all, and I’m still trying to get into the swing of it. And trying to give myself grace.

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Monday Musings // 07.13.2020

Happy Monday!

Last week I took a couple of days off of work, and when tied in with our office being closed on 7/3 in observation of Independence Day, I had 6 days off in a row… though I did go in to work for a little bit on Friday… and Saturday… because I’m SO bad at being off (or preparing to be off)! Nevertheless, it was nice to get some time away from it all.

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Living With Less // Paring Down Decor

Hello friends!

First, how is it July already??

Second, a funny thing (or two) happened after I wrote the introduction into my Living With Less series (HERE). In that post I said, “I’ll never be an all white with touches of cream and beige kind of girl” and after I published it I suddenly started to see that scheme EVERYWHERE (ever get a new car and suddenly see them all over the road?? Yea, like that!) and now I find that subtle color combo to be QUITE appealing… when it’s done right, it’s done right. It can be warm and inviting. I’ve seen evidence (on Pinterest, of course). What can I say?

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