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Christmas Cheer and Weekend Recap

12 Dec

I don’t know if it is only me, but I’m so excited for Christmas that I’m having a hard time focusing on things I should be getting done.  Between Christmas, in laws coming into town and the baby my brain is stuck in a case of constant Christmas cheer!


I actually slacked getting to work this morning and instead ran two errands and ordered my Dad’s Christmas present to be sent out.  One of our trainers was staffing the gym so I didn’t see any rush in getting in!  : )

I’m so excited to start baking breads, cookies and cinnamon rolls!  While I was out running errands I grabbed a few small bags of holiday chocolates and I hope I can control myself with them and not eat them all before company arrives!  Smile

Weekend Recap

Anyways, our weekend was good.  Nothing to special.  We spent a lot of it relaxing which was nice.  We normally are overly busy on the weekends so I love when we have no plans and just get to relax. 

Friday night, we picked up a cheese pizza and watched Home Alone.  I love that movie.  I don’t think a Christmas could ever go by without Keith and I watching it! 

Saturday, we spent working out, running around to the gyms, doing a few errands and getting things done around the house.  We had flank steak fajitas for dinner and watched  Annie Claus, on the Hallmark channel.  We are dorks I know.

Sunday, was spent working out in the morning, cleaning up the house, running more errands and watching football.  While Keith was watching the afternoon games I did some yoga, started my hypnobirthing CD and got organized for the week.  We went to bed pretty early and both Keith and I slept 9 1/2 hours.  I don’t know what we were tired from, but apparently we needed sleep.  We were actually planning on working out this morning (we usually take Monday’s off) but our power went out for about 3 hours overnight so needless to say, we overslept.  No biggie though.

Last week I was able to get in 5 gym workouts, 2 yoga workouts and 3 dog walks.  In addition I got in an extra 30 minutes of elliptical at home one night as well.  I hope to get in a little more yoga this week and join Keith at least 5 times while he walks Quincy.  I didn’t make my weekly goal, but I’m not going to beat myself up over it.  It’s a new week!  : )

My eats from the weekend were pretty healthy. I finally had a green smoothie again! Yay! I just had a classic, banana, spinach and almond milk one yesterday for a morning snack and it was delicious! I’m trying to get in more leafy greens for the baby and think this smoothie is the perfect answer to that. We had flank steak fajitas both Saturday and Sunday for dinner (I just had one, heavy on the vegetables) and also finished up random leftover vegetables from last week (Brussels sprouts). My splurge was on the cheese pizza. I had 1 1/2 slices on Friday for dinner and one slice after my workout for lunch on Saturday. I didn’t feel guilty about it and made sure my other eats balanced out the pizza.

I’m hoping this week goes by super fast.  I planned out little things to get done each day this week so next week before company starts arriving I can just spend my time cleaning, relaxing (baking) and not stressing out about getting random tasks done.  Things on my to do list for the week:

  • Mail out all Christmas packages and cards
  • Head up to Target
  • Organize the baby’s room a bit more once all her furniture arrives and call about when we can expect to get her bedding
  • Keep up with all laundry, including doing a few loads of baby laundry
  • Hang pictures in our exercise/second guest room
  • Get all wrapping paper boxes out of said room
  • Wash guest room sheets and towels and get it all ready for company
  • Decorate our two mini trees in our entry way
  • Hang Cameryn’s name letter’s and frame in her room

So, nothing major to get done. Keith and I just need to spend 20-30 minutes after work getting a few things done around the house.

Well, this post is pretty wordy and random so I’ll leave you with my outfit of the day (forgive the picture quality, I’m still trying to figure out our new camera):


Tunic from Target, I put it on to see if it would fit and it did.  Nice to have some more clothes in my small maternity wardrobe rotation!  : )  Red and black zebra scarf to add to my holiday cheer!



  • Do you feel like your errands are never done?
  • What is your perfect weekend?
  • Do you enjoy being busy on weekends or laying low relaxing?
  • Have you baked any holiday goodies yet?  If so what?