Hello and welcome to October! It’s hard to believe it’s the tenth month of 2021 already, but here we are!
This is usually the month that the weather becomes more fall-ish here in Pittsburgh and there are so many fun festivals and activities going on. Here’s what’s current in my life this month.
Current mood Nervous. I’m making a wedding cake this week and it’s only my second time making one. It always shocks me that people trust me with things like this 😂
Current cuteness I brought Sadie to TJMaxx with me and was looking at something. I turned around and found her making herself at home among the furniture.
Current indulgence Watching the LuLaRich documentary. The LuLaRoe clothing brand was huge a few years ago, and I knew a few people who sold it. I bought some leggings, a shirt, and dress and actually still have them all and enjoy wearing them. If you are familiar with the brand at all, the documentary will probably be interesting to you.
Current need A haircut! My hair has been growing, but the ends are in need of a trim. I trimmed them myself the other day, but it’s not the same as a professional doing it, you know?
Current blessing Awesome neighbors. I asked our neighbors, a retired couple, if they could watch Sadie while I went to the dentist earlier this week and they immediately said yes and started planning all sorts of fun things to do with her. It’s such a blessing to have people around us that we trust and are so willing to help out!
Current beauty product I just picked up a charcoal-colored nail polish and I’m so excited to try it out 💅
Current goal Going through Sadie’s summer clothes and seeing what might fit her in the spring and boxing up the rest for a future sibling or cousin to wear.
Current obsession Candles. The little candle holder at the top of this post makes me so happy every time I see it! I put some of these in it every evening and our house smells so wonderful and cozy.
Current craving Taking Sadie on a trip to Cabela’s (an outdoor supply store in West Virginia) with Jimmy!
Current laugh My mom sent this picture to our family and was like “Well, that’s where all the bird seed is going…” and her hosta plants 😂
Current baked good I found cookies in our freezer the other day and I literally don’t remember baking them!? They taste like gingersnaps with chocolate chips in them and they’re really good. I keep thanking past Allie for baking those and stashing them in the freezer for present Allie to enjoy ☺️
Current prayer My mother-in-law, her fiancé, and his kids all have COVID and have been really sick 🥺 We brought them a care package the other evening and talked for a bit (from a distance, lol) and they sounded awful. Pray they feel better soon 🙏🏻
A look back: