We're pretty well into the middle of the month and ready for SPRING. There's a lot happening for us this spring and it's all pretty exciting. Matt will test at Iowa's Pro Day at the end of March, so his next couple of months are full of preparation for one of the biggest days of his life.
I'm finishing up the regular season with our basketball teams and wrapping up those home schedules. It's a sad day when seasons end, but I've got a feeling of accomplishment and growth after this winter season. I've come a long way with my comfortability on-camera and I love the feeling of growing.
I think we're both using this transition period between winter and spring for preparation. I'll be preparing for the upcoming baseball and softball seasons while Matt continues to pull himself into tip top shape. To me, life is all about preparation. We can't control what happens next, but we can prepare for potential outcomes.
I usually do the preparing for the both of us... he prefers to take things in stride, day by day. I'm learning to do that the longer I live with Matt. I'm constantly looking into the future, always asking, "what's next?"
This mentality works in my favor a lot of times, because 8/10 times I'm prepared for what happens. But, this mentality has been adding A LOT of stress to my life lately! There are way too many unknowns with our near future for me to try to plan out our next move. This spring is for me to control what I can control, but to also let go and let it all happen.
This Valentine's Day Matt and I are taking some time to ourselves, fully. We typically like to go out to eat for holidays or special occasions since I make dinner at home almost every other night. But, this year we're celebrating the day of love with a night in.
I was a little hesitant to stay home on Valentine's night, so I wracked my brain for some cute ideas to make it feel special. What'd I come up with? Nothing too original, but something different from out usual nights.
I sifted through the Target aisles and found just what I'd been looking for! AN ELECTRIC FONDUE POT. $30.00 later I walked out proud as punch!
I've got a couple of recipe ideas up my sleeve... some ways to cook strips of chicken and shrimp in it, melted cheese to dip, and of course we'll end the meal with melted chocolate and an array of fruits!
If these recipes work out, I'll be sure to throw them on the Food tab for you!
I'm probably way too excited for this, but if you and your S.O. are planning a night in to avoid the crowded restaurants, this could be your answer too!
Thank you for stopping by and checking out my new and improved site! I'm so excited to revive and renew it with a whole lot more to offer.
The page you're on now will be a place for updates on everything, big and small, that happens on our crazy journey through life. My husband, Matt, and I are in our first year of marriage and are slowly figuring out where we're supposed to be and what we're supposed to be doing. It's us against the world and we're loving it!
We've both got some big dreams that luckily coincide with one another. Right now he's smack dab in the middle of his preparation for one of the biggest days of his life, while I'm busy living out my dream right here in Iowa. Wanna know what we're up to? Stay tuned!
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