A Week of Rest & Relaxation

I today is the first of nine days I have away from the office. I plan on giving the whole house an intense cleaning, painting the trim, spray painting the door handles throughout the house, & working on some wedding stuff. As far as wedding stuff goes I plan on working on some things for the dessert table, as well as finishing up some centerpiece stuff.

As an added bonus, my parents are coming into town this Friday-Sunday for my cousin’s wedding next Saturday. So excited to see them again! In all likelihood, this will be the last time I see them until they come out for the wedding next May, which kind of completely sucks… Mom, come out for my wedding shower, whenever it may be, please! Or just come to visit, because we all know winter in Ohio is something you’ll be missing dearly out in Phoenix.

I should be posting quite a few non-Paleo related updates this week, which I’m sure is a relief for anyone who wants to read more about wedding planning, less about my attempts to decrease the size of the wedding dress I have to order (ps. ordering that in October!!! So excited!). Sorry, I’ve had a one track mind lately with this diet – mainly because I’ve never had anything work so well, so quickly before. I’m holding steady at 21 pounds down today, for those that do care. 🙂

I hope everyone enjoys the holiday weekend! Get some rest & relaxation, & maybe just a little productiveness thrown in there for good measure!


This week I’m in Phoenix for a combo visit with the family and work conference, so my posts will be infrequent. So far I am loving it out here… I could totally handle waking up, going swimming, & then enjoying the Phoenix heat, which I will admit, is much better than the Ohio heat I’m used to. The next few days are mainly dedicated to my conference meetings, so I’ll probably be MIA for a bit. On Thursday, my mom, sister & I are going to a plus-size bridal store out here though, so I will definitely post about that experience later this week.

I hope everyone has a great week!

PS. Remember to register to win our giveaway of 3 natural lip balms, a $70 Vista Print Groupon & a $10 Target gift card!


Jason & I arrived in Florida early Tuesday & have been enjoying what Florida has to offer (aka my family & warm weather) ever since. The most important news is that my gorgeous niece was born on Sunday, April 7th after my badass sister endured 36 hours of labor. This was no easy task, as this baby weighed in at 10 pounds, 9 ounces! I think I speak for my sister & her husband when I say she was totally worth it though!


Jason & I are here through Sunday. So far we’ve been to Sea World & Cocoa Beach in addition to lots of Lacey admiring. It’s going to be hard leaving them in a few days!!!










Today is the first of my ten glorious vacation days. The last time I had this many days off in a row, I went to Florida for my little sister’s wedding. This time, less than a year later, we’re headed back to Florida to meet our niece, who should be making her appearance into the world any day now.
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