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Food, Fitness, Family Time, And Baby Bumps

Hey there, everyone! Sunday night came too soon and it’s almost time for another work week. Here’s hoping it goes quickly! My husband and I are heading to Chicago on Friday to spend the weekend and celebrate his 30th birthday! I am so excited!

Anyway….

Our weekend was so fun! Here’s the recap:

FRIDAY:

We decided to make homemade pizzas for dinner, which was fun but messy!

We ate while catching up on some shows we missed over the week. Bedtime came fairly early since I had to wake up for teaching.

SATURDAY:

The day started with coffee and a morning full of teaching.

After teaching, it was time to clean. I did a deep clean since my nephew was coming over.

After cleaning, I headed to the gym for a quick cardio workout! My belly was busting out of my gym clothes haha! Gotta love the baby bumps!

After my workout and a shower my mom and nephew got to our house. My nephew hung out with my husband while I had lunch with my mom. After she left, me and the boys went to the movies to see the new Halloween. It was fun! I love the recliner chairs at the theater.

After the movie, we picked up Bibibop to take home for dinner.

We watched Netflix while we ate.

SUNDAY:

I woke up and picked us all up Starbucks. We had coffee and chatted for a while. The boys spent most of the day playing video games while I did yoga and ran errands. My brother and my other nephew and niece came over to hang out for a few hours. My niece and I did some shopping.

Once they left I picked up, folded laundry, then had a quick dinner.

Chicken tortilla soup, toast, and pita chips.

I also made chocolate chip pumpkin muffins because I’ve been craving them!

Now, I am snuggled up with my husband and cats relaxing.

Have a great week, everyone!

With love,

Carly

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Food, Fitness, Pregnancy, And Our Anniversary

Hello, all! Yesterday marked 24 weeks in my pregnancy. I can’t believe on Thanksgiving day I will officially be in the 3rd trimester. Ahhh!!!

I am starting to get some bad pains in my back and exhaustion is no joke. Not to mention the bladder that ALWAYS feels full! Lol!!! BUT….I love feeling my little bean kicking and seeing my belly grow. Pregnancy really is amazing.

I had a really great week of food and fitness, so here is the recap…

MONDAY:

The day started with an upper body workout class at my gym. It is hard to get motivated to take classes, but I am always happy when I go.

Dinner was chicken legs in the air fryer! If you don’t have an air fryer, they are awesome. Food cooks so fast and is always delicious. We also had asparagus and some chips.

TUESDAY:

The weather was so nice so I went for a jog after work. The pressure on my bladder is pretty bad at this point, so I only did a mile. I also did some other cardio exercises after the jog.

Dinner was pasta with ground turkey. YUMMMM!!!

WEDNESDAY:

Not only was it Halloween, but it was our 3 year wedding anniversary! Just a couple favorites from our wedding!

After work, I did a short barre workout before my husband came home early from work. We exchanged gifts before heading out to dinner. My pretty flowers!

We went to Cheesecake Factory for dinner and enjoyed spending the evening chatting.

I love their bread.

I had shrimp tacos.

After dinner, we came home and watched Netflix until bed.

THURSDAY:

The day started with a spin class. I haven’t been to one in so long and only stayed half the class, but it felt so good!!

Dinner was leftovers thrown together because I worked late and wanted something easy when I got home.

I ate while watching This Is Us.

FRIDAY:

The day started with a gluteus maxout class at my gym. It felt great, especially since I haven’t taken this class in so long.

I grabbed Starbucks and they have their holiday cups out now! Yay! So festive.

After work, my husband and I going to make pizzas and just relax. My nephew is coming tomorrow and spending the night! I can’t wait to see him.

Have a great weekend, everyone! With love,

Carly

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Weekend Wrap-Up (Food, Fitness, House Work, And Girl Time)

Oh Monday….here we are again. I am praying this week goes by quickly!

I am excited to have a dinner date to Cheesecake Factory on Wednesday! It will be our 3 year wedding anniversary! Yay!!

Before I get to our weekend, I want to share some pictures of my wonderful dad. Today would have been his 68th birthday. Gosh, I miss him so much. Cancer is the worst.

Our family the day I was born.

This past weekend was full of house work, shopping, good food, and relaxing. Here’s the recap…

SATURDAY:

I woke up, made some coffee, then headed to my “office” to teach 5 online classes. After teaching and some breakfast, I did a barre workout in my basement.

After my workout, I was craving a smoothie. My husband and I ventured out into the cold so I could get one!

It was full of peanut butter and chocolate…YUM!

When we got home, I was ready to do a deep clean of my house. I put on my favorite podcast and got to work. It took hours, but it felt so good to get my cleaning done.

Once I finished, I had a shower, put on pjs, and sent my hubs out to get us Chipotle for dinner.

We watched Making A Murderer until bed.

SUNDAY:

The day started with sleeping in and coffee. It was so nice! After breakfast, I did a prenatal yoga video. My back has been hurting and it felt so good!

That afternoon my mom came over to spend the day with me while my husband worked on house projects.

We had lunch at Whole Foods. I love their salad bar.

After lunch, we spent the day shopping. My mom got me a ton of maternity clothes! Thanks, mom!!! Early evening, my mom headed home and my husband and I made dinner.

Jalapeno turkey burgers, salad, and corn. It was so good!

We watched more Making A Murderer before bed.

Well, there’s the recap! Have a great week, everyone!

With love,

Carly

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Good Eats, Workouts, A Date Night, And Scary Shows

Hi, all! I hope your Monday is treating you well so far. I overslept and was super rushed this morning, but managed to get ready and grab Starbucks on my way to work.

Anyway, this weekend was relaxing, which was necessary because I’m getting a cold.

I binged watched (and finished) the Netflix show The Haunting Of Hill House. I loved it! It was so spooky, and I got invested quickly. Have any of you seen it? Thoughts?

Now, onto the recap:

FRIDAY NIGHT:

After work, I came home and watched Netflix for a while. My husband worked later than usual so I ate before he got home.

Meatloaf, a sweet potato, and a salad.

SATURDAY:

I woke up, had some coffee, and got to my online teaching. My husband had a work event and I stayed home. I did a bump at the barre workout, did some housework, then watched Netflix by my fireplace.

By the time my husband got home, I needed out. We walked around our outdoor mall, then had a sweetest day dinner at Northstar Cafe.

When we got home, we got comfy and watched football until bed.

SUNDAY:

I slept in, which felt amazing! My body needed the rest. I’m pretty tired these days!

I had coffee and finished my Netflix series while separating baby clothes.

I went for a 3 mile jog and it seriously felt so good! Post jog snapchat lol!

I finished my cleaning (which took a long time because I had to mop and deep clean), then hit the grocery store!

For dinner, we made a sweet potato and turkey hash with mushrooms and onions. It was delicious!

We rented Ant Man and the Wasp to watch while we ate.

It was a lovely weekend! Now let’s hope I can knock this cold out quickly!

Have a great week, everyone!

With love,

Carly

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Our Weekend (Family, Babies, Football, Food, And Fitness)

Hello, everyone! I hope Monday hasn’t treated you too bad. Mine was good, even though I was still a bit tired from our family filled weekend.

Let’s recap!

SATURDAY:

The day started with coffee and some online teaching.

After teaching, I finished up my cleaning and booked my husband’s 30th birthday trip to Chicago! Yay!!

I had a little time to hit the gym for some cardio before my family came over.

My mom, brother and his wife were all going to the Ohio State game, so my husband and I babysat our sweet niece.

She had fun chasing our cats, but they did not enjoy the chaos.

We took her to the park and it was so much fun. By the time we got her to bed we were exhausted. I made an apple cake to snack on and my husband made chili for dinner.

Once everyone got back from the game, we ate and talked/watched football until 11ish. I slept so hard that night!

SUNDAY:

I was the first one up, and my mom was up shortly after. We grabbed Starbucks for everyone.

My brother treated us to brunch at Scramblers which was delicious!

After brunch and some cleaning, my in-laws stopped by and I went to Sam’s Club with my mother-in-law.

When they left, I ran to target while my husband worked on some house projects. Next up is the nursery!

We made an apple bake which was super tasty!

For dinner, I had a salad with chicken!

Bed time came early!

It was a lovely weekend! I hope yours was, too!!

With love,

Carly