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What’s Up Wednesday, January 2024

Happy Wednesday! It’s the official last day of January 2024! WHAT?! How did we already finish a whole month in 2024? Time is truly speeding up! It makes me happy and sad all at the same time! With so much going on, I like to review the month by linking up with other bloggers on a What’s Up Wednesday! Come join the fun and see what’s going on around here!

In the past couple of months, I have found a perfect rhythm that works for our family at this moment in time! And I couldn’t be more grateful! I have found the perfect meal planning for us! And I haven’t gotten bored yet! Thankfully John is on board with it too!

I have laid out our week and decided what we will be eating each day and when I need to think of new recipes. I’ve narrowed it down to only two nights! Thank God! I know it may seem a little boring but I LOVE it! With two little ones at home who are good eaters but picky because they are little, this works for us!

  • Sunday-I choose something to make
  • Monday-I choose something to make
  • Tuesday-Tacos of some kind
  • Wednesday-Leftovers or breakfast for dinner
  • Thursday- We grab Chick-Fil-A
  • Friday- Pizza
  • Saturday-John and I have steak with our date night in and the girls eat popcorn chicken, mac and cheese, and broccoli

You guys this little routine and rhythm has saved my sanity lol! I used to hate trying to come up with new things 4 out of 7 days of the week. now I only need to come up with two meals and make sure they are meals the girls will eat too! Win, win, win!

As a mom what am I not reminiscing about?! It’s so so sweet watching the girls grow but oh my heart! I’ve been reminiscing a lot about when Caroline was little and how she loved wearing princess dresses just as Kate does now. Look at these two! Gosh!

I’m loving John’s new truck!! It’s beautiful! It rides so nicely! It’s going to be a huge blessing to our family I believe!

January was full of fun and festivities including Caroline’s birthday, John got a new truck, and a new job! Whew! That is a lot and on top of all this week is Catholic Schools week so we’ve been enjoying the fun and festivities around that!

I’m praying that this February and March are healthier than last. Last year Caroline got a terrible stomach bug that lasted 5 days and then we got colds and RSV. It was a whirlwind so I’m praying and hoping for the best.

This blog! I’m really trying to get back into blogging. I love it so much! It was really hard to allow it to take any priority in my life until recently. I’m finally able to choose it and add to it! Blogging brings be joy so I’m going with it!

I’m excited for our next two trips to Disney! Our trip in February we will be celebrating Kate’s birthday and our trip in March we are going to stay at the Grand Floridian!! I am sooo excited about this! I’ve always wanted to stay there and I found a great deal through DVC! I can’t wait to share all about it!

Reading is something I really need to get back into. It’s hard to find the time but I know 10 minutes a day will add up and I will be soo happy after reading. Maybe in February, I will have read more.

We finished the Crown this weekend! Oh, that show is just so delightful! Truly what a great show. I wish it could go on and on. We are also watching and will continue to keep watching Below Deck! Such a good show!!


I have currently started listening to Father Mike Schmitz’s Bible in a Year podcast and it so GOOD! I love listening to him. He is so real and does a great job of breaking down the stories of the Bible. It’s truly so good!

Umm…my clothing situation has been something that has been lacking a lot! My body doesn’t feel like it used to before Kate. I don’t fit into my old clothes only the stretchy things and dresses so that is what I look like lately, yoga pants or dresses.

I’m not really sure yet lol! I’m hoping to rest some and get Caroline’s Valentine’s put together and hopefully go to see John’s new office!!


I’ve gotten back on my Peloton recently and needed a place to put my phone. You would think they would have made a spot for a phone on the bike but they didn’t. So I purchased this device and I really like it. It holds my phone and AirPods case.


We recently ordered Caroline’s Valentines for her class! I’m excited to put them together with her this weekend! I love this time of year!

Happy Wedensday friends! I hope you have a great rest of the week and a great start to February!




  1. Andrea Nine on January 31, 2024 at 11:51 am

    They definitely should’ve put a phone holder on those bikes! Disney is going to be do much fun!

    • on February 1, 2024 at 6:00 pm

      I know! I really wonder why they didn’t add any spot for a phone…there might be a reason that I don’t know lol! We are very excited for Disney! We just love going there!

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