Sunday, November 30, 2014

Another Thanksgiving

Ah! Another Thanksgiving  has come and gone. So many times we take things for granted. We always think the grass is greener on the other side; mostly because its so much easier to see our grass as brown when we are standing on top of it. I thank God everyday for his favor, grace and mercy. This year I am especially thankful for:
My amazing support system
School (gasp) 
Cubby ;)
Being healthy
and SLEEP (which is a a pretty big deal) 
It always seems like we spend so much time preparing for the actually holiday, that when it finally gets here, the actual day goes by super fast! Our day was pretty laid back. Keith and I hung out with his side of the family and at many points throughout the day we contemplated swinging by a store or two 'really quick'. Not gonna lie it was VERY tempting, especially since the stores and outlets we wanted to visit were literally 5 minutes from home! Santa had several things on his list that were on sale at places like Target and Best buy. But we showed some restraint and got up at a normal time, like normal people, on Friday. We surely did pay for not getting up and going out on the way back home on Thursday but in my opinion, family time is a little more important than a Keurig ;). I only have 2 more weeks left until this crazy semester is over and I can. not. wait. It's gonna be epic. :)
Thursday, November 27, 2014


Today I am thankful for my family, my health and being almost done with this semester! We will be spending today watching plenty of football, good, yummy food and even better friends and family. I hope you take time out to fellowship with those you love most.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

What's on....My bucket list

I love a good list! Today I am linking up with Andrea to share what's on my bucket list ;)

  • Ride a plane 

I am almost smack dab in the middle of my twenties and I have never ever been on a plane. Shocker. When ever we'd take vacations, we would just drive... even to Disney World haha. Everyone needs 7+ hours of family bonding time right? :)
  • Travel more
School kinda complicates this just a tad. But I can't wait to take on the world ;) My ultimate dream destinations are these two places. Swoon

Paris...Double love! 
  • Which brings me to my next point: Finish School! 
This one is a huge, gigantic major kind of a biggie.  Don't get me wrong, Its not that I don't love spending hours on end studying,  however, I cant wait until the day comes when I am officially D.O.N.E! 
  • Learn to cook. 
Thankfully my mom is an awesome cook. I've just always figured why should I learn to cook when I'll always have her ;) Thankfully my sweet boyfriend is not picky and always asks for seconds every time I have tried to 'cook'  over the past 5 years. {bless his heart :)}. But as I get older I realize cooking is a valuable skill every wife/home maker needs to have, so I suppose I had better learn too...eventually :)
  • Get back to this place.
  • Dear old Clemson University.  I loove Death Valley and my alma mater! Even if you aren't from South Carolina  you'd love a good Clemson game. Go Tigers :)

  • Run a marathon!
 More on this a little later but this brings me to my last and most important point....
  • Continue to build a relationship with Jesus.
 Each morning I try to have a little quiet time with God which a lot of times is during my morning runs. Sometimes our quiet time is long, other times it may be short but it's mostly just to say "What's up God?" and a quick thank you. I love zoning out everything and having 'me time' along with talking to the Lord. After our little chats, I feel more than ready to conquer the day.

These are just a few of my short-term goals. Stay tuned for the long-term list ;)