Week in Review 8

March was an exciting month here in the middle and the final week was no different. Without further ado, let’s get listing!

I was on spring break from work which meant I had a full week to do some of the fun work around the house. I gave the carpets a second round of steam cleaning, hung pictures, and planted some plants.

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I explored our neighborhood and enjoyed the one sunny day I had by taking a walk to our downtown to get myself a shiny new library card.

Z and I joined up at the local Costco where we immediately stocked up on the essentials…

 
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All those little, domestic, activities were fun, but they paled in comparison to the highlight of the week. On March 31st we got married!

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We had a private ceremony (plus my BFF who drove all the way in from Buffalo to surprise me), took some beautiful photos, and celebrated with a few of our favorite things.

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We spent the next day celebrating with our immediate family (my parents got us the cutest little cake) and we have an open house planned to celebrate with our extended families in the summer (once we’ve had a chance to work on our yard).

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And because there is obviously no better way to celebrate, we wrapped up the weekend by starting on some much-needed yard work. Z dug out the gutters while I started on raking all the leaves that the previous owners had left from last fall #domestic.

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Monthly Challenges March 2017

Spring is just around the corner and so is the purchase of our house! for my March monthly challenges, I’m embracing the new beginning to try a little self-improvement that (in my mind) is long overdue.

30 days of Hairstyles

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I have always been jealous of the girls who know how to do things with their hair. 99.9% of the time mine ends up in a messy ponytail to keep it out of reach of grabby hands when I’m on behavior calls with my students. That being said I know plenty of women who manage to maintain a balance of beauty and function when it comes to their hair… this month I’m hoping to become one of them.

Morning Routine

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I’m planning to use this month do develop a morning self-care routine. Right now I have a lot of things that I do inconsistently and a lot of things that I want to try. My plan is to use this month to try them out and develop a routine that is suited to me. I know that consistent routines are an important part of keeping me from feeling overwhelmed and I’m looking forward to using my space (in our place!) to find the balance I need.

Are you an expert at doing hair?  Do you have a morning routine you love? Shout out with any advice you have in the comments.