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Friday, December 28, 2012

Favorite Things...

Here are a few of my Favorite Things from the month of December!

ONE -  Really getting into monthly meal planning.  It's something that I started last month but really got the hang of this month.  Before, I would go grocery shopping once / week, but now I go once / month.  Making this change actually saves a lot of money and I feel that we eat better because of it too.  I can't wait to discuss this more next year!
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TWO - Receiving our business license for Ever Green Cleaning, LLC.  It must have gotten lost in the mail because we had been waiting on it for a couple of weeks.  Now that we have it there is absolutely no excuse as to why we can't truly get things going...it's a little scary and exciting all at the same time!



THREE - Celebrating Christmas for the very first time as a wife, mom and homeowner all in one :)!  This photo of the little lady below is my favorite one from Christmas.  She has played with this alphabet train and it's blocks non-stop since we opened it...we did GOOD, real good...with just three gifts!!!


FOUR - These photos of our ladybug the day after Christmas!  I just love her in hats...

FIVE Realizing how much fun blogging can be (although it is a lot more work than I could have imagined too)!  Through this blog I've been able to tell my / our story, vent (this is truly an outlet for me), encourage / inspire, be encouraged and so much more!!!  I've met some amazing people and I've even learned a lot of things along the way.  I'm so excited to see where this little blog of mine will take me in 2013.  The possibilities (for it and life, in general) are endless...this blog has shown me that!


You know I love hearing this song on Friday, stay at home mom or not!

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13 comments

  1. Nicole, I love this!!! So i am starting to make menus for the new year too. It will save so much time and money in the long run!!

    Congratulations on getting your business license!!

    Your daughter is absolutely adorable by the way (not like you didn't already know that) ;)

    So happy I found your blog!

    If you have time, we'd love to have you come and link up to the Aloha Friday Blog Hop if you haven't already! (Thank you so very much if you've already linked up, I truly appreciate it!!) I'm following you BTW :)

    Come and link up, enter the giveaway (if you haven't yet) and celebrate the coming weekend with us!

    Aloha,

    Jean {What Jean Likes}

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  2. congrats on that business license! that's so huge.
    and yes, realizing how fun blogging can be is a huge thing. i realized that too this year. can't wait for more post from you in the new year :)

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  3. congrats on that business license! that's so huge.
    and yes, realizing how fun blogging can be is a huge thing. i realized that too this year. can't wait for more post from you in the new year :)

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  4. I love the pictures of fruits and vegetables. It is nice shopping for the whole entire month, it saves time and money. Wishing you a happy New year in advance.

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  5. Happy New Year. I found you through the Aloha Friday Blog Hop. Have a great day. :)

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  6. hi. i'm following the "aloha friday" blog hop. i would love for you to visit my blog and follow if you like it.

    http://www.blackinkpaperie.blogspot.com

    thanks
    new follower bev

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  7. Congrats for all! Your little girl is too lovelely!
    i answered to you questions!:)http://fioridiflowerland.blogspot.it/2012/12/liebster-awards-thank-you.html
    Thank you again!

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  8. Hi! I found your blog on the hop and am your newest follower! Thought that you might (please) wanna hop on by my blog and follow me back!!

    Hugs,
    Sarah
    www.enjoyingtheepiphany.com

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  9. Found you on the blog hop, I'm new to the whole blogging world, but having so much fun with it. I'm your newest follower:) Feel free to follow back and have a wonderful new year!
    The Real McCoy(s)
    BTW, I just added shopping once a month to my list of new year's resolutions :)

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  10. Your daughter is absolutely beautiful and precious! How do you not die from her cuteness every day? :-)

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  11. Hi there! I am your newest follower! Cute blog! I look forward to reading more from you! Have a happy new year!

    ♥Samantha
    http://busysweetlife.blogspot.com/

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  12. Newest follower here! I found you through the blog hop. Cute blog, I can't wait to read more!
    -Melanie@ meandmr.com

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