Jennifer Blake

February 8, 2016

weekend wrap-up

This past weekend turned into a long weekend thanks to the snow. Snow is like a double edged sword, on one hand who doesn't love staying home and hiding inside all day but on the other hand I end up losing hours for work which have to be made up at some point. All in all I was grateful for the day of rest. Aaron was gone all weekend so I did a whole lot of nothing which was amazing. Friday I cleaned up around the apartment, went to the gym and had drinks with friends. Saturday I slept in, ran a few errands, and had a friend over that night. I watched WAY too much Grey's Anatomy, like way too much. I started watching from season 1 and I am completely sucked in, I have seen up to season 5 or 6 but then I gave up, now I am back to watch it all. Sunday, Aaron was finally home so we went grocery shopping and spent way to much time on the couch doing nothing. I watched about half of the Superbowl before running upstairs to watch Grey's in bed and fall asleep.
The most perfect weekend.

February 1, 2016

weekend wrap-up

Now that we work Monday thru Friday, we look forward to our weekends a lot. This was the first weekend we didn't have any major plans, which was a nice change of pace. Friday we had a date night, but it was completely low key. We watched Birman, ordered pizza and lounged around on the couch.
Saturday I woke up early to lead a group run in Dover, it was a beautiful morning to run! I grabbed a coffee on my way home, which gave me more energy to speed clean the apartment before my mom came over. We went to lunch in Dover and I had the most amazing chicken pot pie. Saturday night I went out with friends to celebrate a birthday, we played virtual golf and then went downtown for drinks. I stayed up way too late and feel like I still haven't caught up on sleep. Aaron went home to have dinner with his parents and brother who just came back from London!
Sunday we slept in a little, had coffee and talked about the upcoming week. It was absolutely beautiful out so after getting some work done we headed to the beach to walk around and take some pictures, I was surprised how busy it was. We spent the night watching Big Bang Theory and finishing up some work.
I am ready to tackle the week and heres hoping it is better then last!

Happy Monday, friends.

January 18, 2016

monday morning coffee

Happy Monday, friends.

I should probably start today off thanking Martin Luther King, Jr for the holiday and the chance to stay home another day.

If we sat down and had coffee today I would tell you this weekend was a good one. We did a whole lot of nothing, which is my favorite. We stayed home for the most part, ran a few errands, watched way too many episodes of The Big Bang Theory and watched football.

If you joined me on my couch for coffee today I would tell you that there are some changes going on over here and we are both pretty excited for them. Once I can share more I will.

I would tell you that 2016 is going to be about slowing down. I am finally understanding that it is okay to say no to things, and we shouldn't feel guilty for saying no.

I would tell you that I am secretly happy we got snow this weekend, it just didn't feel like New England winter without it, but don't ever tell my husband I said that out loud!

I would tell you that my 2015 Project Life scrapbook is FAR from done and the urge to start 2016 without finishing 2015 is strong. I might just do it.

I would tell you that I want nothing more then to grow in my photography this year. It makes me so happy to take pictures of such special moments for people.

I would tell you that I miss the community this blog used to have and I am really hoping to keep blogging and bring back that sense of community.

I would tell you one last thing before you head off to your busy day, I would tell you to look up at that stars tonight and remember all the magic that is in this world.