I'm linking up with Shay, Mel & Sheaffer today for What's Up Wednesday
What we're eating this week:
Well since we just made a bunch of pierogis those are for sure on the menu. I made this soup last night and it's always a huge hit with the hubby (maybe one day it will be with the kids too!)
I also have these stuffed peppers on the menu and last time I made them, Ella loved them, I hope that happens again this time.
With Christmas literally around the corner, I'm thinking back to the past years - I can't believe how big my kids are getting and how fast time is going
What I'm loving:
All the cheesy Hallmark movies. They really made some good ones this year
What we've been up to:
Gosh, so many things! Celebrating the season as much as possible. Looking at Christmas lights, building a gingerbread house, crafting, sledding, making cookies (and eating way too many of them) and more!
What I'm dreading:
Really just that Christmas is going to be here and gone before we know it!
What I'm working on:
Finishing wrapping presents and getting the kids tablets all set up for them
What I'm excited about:
CHRISTMAS!! Spending time with family and soaking it all up. And winter break, I'm excited to have Brayden hang with us (not excited about all the sibling fighting that will ensue) and the hubby having lots of time off work.
What I'm watching/reading:
As I mentioned above, all the Hallmark movies of course (and all the original Christmas classics as well) Reading the last book in the Winter trilogy - Winter Storms. I am almost done and it's so good!
What I'm listening to:
Besides the Hallmark movie in the background, we have Christmas KidzBop on repeat in the car, specifically Frost the Snowman if Avery has anything to say about it :)
What I'm wearing:
I've been wearing leggings more than I care to admit this month (thanks to eating cookies for breakfast!) But when I am wearing real clothes, it consists of my favorite booties, chunky sweaters and of course my new favorite festive shirt!
What I'm doing this weekend:
Well, it's Christmas weekend so on Saturday we will wake up and our elf will put on his annual North Pole Breakfast as his goodbye to us, later in the day we will head to my Moms to exchange gifts then go to my Aunt & Uncles. Christmas Day will consist of 3 happy kids and my heart will be so full! We will spend the morning checking out our new stuff, eating homemade cinnamon rolls then go to church followed by my in laws.
What I'm looking forward to next month:
Not too much - it will be the new year so I am going to get my diet back in check which will be nice, but that's about it -January around here brings sub 0 temps and the polar vortex so really it's not the greatest month!
What else is new:
Well our basement just got finished which was huge and awesome and we are so enjoying our additional living space it brought. Brayden is in his first year of basketball and although he wasn't overly excited to do it, he is getting better and better and seems to be enjoying it. I cannot wait for the games to start.
*Bonus* What is your favorite memory of 2016:
Oh gosh, do I have to pick just one? It would have to be our vacations we went on. I love spending quality time with my family and there's nothing like a vacation to really let you enjoy it!