Wednesday, April 28, 2021

What's Up Wednesday- April 2021


Hi Friends!  WOW!  It is the end of April did this happen?  Well if you  know me, you know I am not complaining....bring on the sun...the spring...the outdoor time....who is with me?


Linking up with Sheaffer and Shay HERE and sharing What's Up With Us!



What We're Eating This Week


This is one of those weeks of "making do." It is school vacation week here in NH so we are keeping things simple and heading out of town towards the end of the week so the kitchen is essentially closed this week!  Here is what the week is looking like:


Monday- Leftovers (Chicken Broccoli and Ziti for Kids and Wings for M&D)


Tuesday- Kids at Mimi and Papa's for first sleepover since before COVID!  M&D heading out on a date night- woohoo!


Wednesday- Gluten Free Chicken, Broccoli and Ziti- Kayla and Marshall are coming to stay while we are away- they will be watching Remi and housesitting :) (using my recipe and substituting gluten free pasta in)

You can find the traditional recipe HERE


Thursday and Friday- Dinner Out as we are on VACATION- SOOOOO NEEDED!

What I'm Reminiscing About

Past April Vacations and how much fun they have been...Florida...Niagara Falls....Pennsvlvania Dutch Country...Road Trips chalk full of fun memories...and looking forward to finally getting away again to make more memories with our girls!

What I'm Loving

Longer Days....Praise God....give me all of the SUN!

What We've Been Up To

Rob and I both got fully vaccinated!

We got to fully enjoy Holy Week and Easter with our families- so grateful to be able to celebrate together again!

I have been really enjoying working out at the gym but getting outside to walk with friends and my hubby still remains a fave!

Speaking of the finally moved to the new facility and it is overwhelming!

We have been seizing the moment any day that turns out to be super warm and sunny and enjoyed dinner outside on a balmy 70 degree evening a few weeks ago!

We enjoyed seeing Rob's new band outside too!

Remi continues to be our little baby that we shower with attention and love....he started school...thank God!  We can't wait to walk him with him not pulling and choking himself!  Sigh....

Eva started softball and is OBSESSED- she can't get enough!

We celebrated Lea's 50th Birthday in Portsmouth!

and we celebrated Sweet Eva with her friends...


and then her family! (and JFK) ;)

What I'm Dreading

Not really anything...just trying to balance it all right now and as things get busier, I get stressed but trying to keep things in prospective

What I'm Working On

Balance- Health- Family-Work



What I'm Excited About


Being in the sun on a beach tomorrow- can't come fast enough! 



What I'm Watching/Reading


Good Girls, A Million Little Things, Greys Anatomy, This Is Us and Big Sky....oh and I am also binging Real Housewives of NYC- finally gave in...yup...on Season 3 now! 


My two books for April were a Self-Help Book on avoiding toxic relationships and then "Hello Summer"by Mary Kay Andrews...really enjoying this one and will finish it on vacation!  Perfect Beach Read!


What I'm Listening To


I made a play list for Lea's birthday chalk full of the dance tunes that she loves and I have been enjoying listening to it



What I'm Wearing


 Lots of workout caz 1-2 times/week....and more fun stuff on the weekends.....can't wait to bring out the Lilly this coming weekend!



What I'm Doing This Weekend


Spending as much time the the water....dining al fresco with my little fam and the BFF's fam...cannot wait to get away and decompress!



What I'm Looking Forward To Next Month


Celebrating some besties's bdays and Memorial Day Weekend...the Start of Summer! 


What Else Is New?


I am heading back to my office on Tuesday and cannot wait...I drove in yesterday to grab a key as we moved....I got really emotional on my drive down...our business is based on people and relationships and I have missed that human connection so much...I love talking with people and looking them in the eye and collaborating...can't wait to get that back! 




Natasha said...

Oh, enjoy your beach time so much! And YAY for being able to get back into the office. That will feel so good!

Good Better Best Food said...

Oh so excited for your trip! Look at Rob in the paper getting his vaccine! Whoo Hooo!

See you tomorrow for Monthly Musings!


Joanne said...

Enjoy your time on the beach!!

R's Rue said...

Enjoy your getaway and all the goodness that comes with it.

Tanya said...

Have a wonderful vacation. That beach looks gorgeous!

Sunshine and Books said...

Holly, there are so many great things in here! Vaccinations - woohoo!! Vacations - woohoo!! Date Nights - woohoo!! And so many celebrations! Have the best time on your trip! I can’t wait to hear all about it!

Jennifer White said...

What a great feeling to be vaccinated! I love all your walking pics --with your friends and your husband...that's a fun way to get some exercise! Have fun at the beach. I'm jealous!

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