Saturday Adventures in Jacksonville

I can’t believe that I have let a month go by this year without knocking out any bucket list items! I am all about starting the year off with a bang. The past five months of pregnancy have been full of highs and lows, but I am determined to use my time wisely and have some fun along the way. After a very busy week for of school work and late hours it was officially time for some fun. Waring had to go out of town, but Addie and I spent some time in Jacksonville with Mom, Dad, and AJ.

We perused the Jacksonville Riverside Arts Market. It was a little colder than I would have liked, but I picked up some locally-made homemade toiletry item and some herbal tea. Then, we walked around a very eclectic shopping area and ate lunch at Hopinger’s. We finished the fun-filled day with an all-natural lipstick and lip plumper class at The Studio at Florida’s School of Holistic Health. We learned all about creating a base for these all-natural products and how to color them so that we can make truly one of a kind shades that are all our own. AJ and I had so much fun that we bought the annual membership so that we could take a whole year’s worth of classes (think: herbalism, natural home, face, body products, kombucha, beer-making, cheese-making, and all other kinds of fun!).

I can’t wait to see what other kinds of Holistic Health fun that we are going to have this year! Here’s to the start of another awesome bucket list adventure!

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Thank you, Snow Days

I would like to personally thank our three Georgia Snow Days for:

  1. allowing a few more non-busy mommy-Addie days.
  2. the opportunity to play in the snow.
  3. a chance to see what it feels like to actually live in a location with four distinct season…even for just a few days.
  4. a chance to stay inside, light a fire, and cuddle.
  5. time to finally declutter, organize, and thoroughly clean after the holidays.
  6. naps in the middle of the day.
  7. a forced break form busy-ness outside of the home.

This is certainly the year for inclement weather days! While I am thankful for the extra few days, I am also grateful to be going to a workplace that I love and a work family that make coming to work feel like home. I can’t wait to see everyone tomorrow!