Summer Vacation 

So summer is officially here. I am looking forward to time with my kids and husband. Getting our house finished. I want us to be able to go see our friends and family in June Lake as well as escape the heat and go to the beach and take a family trip. 

Disney Cruise would be ideal but right now I am just hoping we get some quality stress free time together. My daughter is turning two next month and I want to start potty training her once were settled in our home. 

I would love to take a Beaches vacation with the kids one summer for sure. We’ve never taken our daughter on a plane. My son hasn’t been on a plane since he was 3 years old he did a great job he flew with me to Chicago to attend my cousins wedding. 

We renewed our Disney passes last week and I took my son for a graduation trip. Looking forward to laughs and fun in the sun. Baking with my kids. 

Need to get my son and I all set for him starting junior high. I still have paperwork to fill out online tests. Uniform purchase and make sure he’s keeping up with his summer reading. That I get cleared for volunteering. 

What is on your summer bucket list ? 

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Patiently Waiting

It’s really sad to me that customer service is lacking these days when you do get quality service. I hope your loyal to the establishment. I feel that so many workers today work less on doing a good job and more on how to short cut what they are doing pass it off to others or waste time until it’s time to clock out. But when it comes time fiend payday they all feel entitled to more than they have earned and expect more and more. I have been lucky to find wonderful people that when they provide a great service no matter where I live I make sure they are the provider I use. When I grew up people worked really hard gave it 110% and earned everything they got. I am worried about kids growing up in this day and age and how they are ever going to have a great work ethic pride in doing a job right and not cutting corners. I really am saddened by the lack of pride people take in their work. When they get a raise or a bonus or praise it seems they immediately take it for granted and do less work and demand more pay. Or you hire people to do work and they are missing in action blaming on others not having any accountability. I am hoping that our home can actually be completed before my daughters second Birthday. I want to enjoy summer vacation with my kids but cannot until I can get us unpacked and fully moved in this house that we moved in on June 13th. We moved out of are other house and was at my parents house for one full week then a hotel for nearly two weeks. It’s not just here my husband had work started on our out of town home back long before I was pregnant without daughter who will be 2 in July and there is still simple work he can’t get finished on it so we can say it’s completed. He’s getting a place fixed up for his sister abs it’s a small two bedroom and that’s been getting ready since The fall. It’s now a new year and now summer and it’s still not completed. I feel for my husband who has to deal with all this frustration in two different cities and it’s never ending all while dealing with a business that needs constant supervision. I wish More people would have my husbands work ethic and integrity. So the latest news on our place is to expect kitchen, laundry room and pantry to be ready to be cleaned and used Saturday. I have been using the same stylist since I was in my early 20s and use the same  manicurist, prefer a certain grocery store location and Costco location because they provide the best service. I wish everywhere you went you could expect great service. I have worked in customer service on one way or another since I was in high school and I strive to exceed expectations and to do my very best. I am just so thankful that my daughter has the most loving daycare provider and our night time and weekend care provider is like part of our family our kids adore her and so do we. Hoping to have her over to the new house soon. Well thank you for reading 🌻

Tuscan Flair 

For lunch today I tried this Hillshire Snacking small plate pack sold at my local super market. 

It’s truly the most delicious delightful light lunch I’ve purchase in a pack at grocery store. 

It included Barrel Smoked Chicken Breast, Monterey Jack Cheese With Garlic And Herbs Amaretto Flavored Chocolate Covered Almonds& Rosemary & Olive Oil Flavored Crisps. 

I will definitely try more snacking packs by Hillshire. 

June 21, 2017

Today I got a lot done and a little more got done with our remodel. My son went away on a boys trip with my dad so I had a nice girls night with my little girl and my best friend. That was very nice 😊 I am signed up for Pure Barre  tomorrow and Friday. I got my floor mopped which was so dirty since of all our home renovations going on.

I am in need of exercise but have been eating healthy at least. I need to get all my paperwork done tomorrow  I also need to see what is left to be organized in kids rooms. My room and closet as well.

I am hoping I can unpack kitchen items tomorrow night or Friday and finally get my kitchen in order. I know I won’t have my pantry yet but I am counting the days. 🙏

Have a goodnight 😴

Latest Renovation Progress

Kitchen backsplash in just needs grout. Laundry room painted paint  around fireplace. Tv up above my master bathtub and they are working on fixing tile in pantry and hopefully will finish my pantry soon. Waiting for glass inserts for upper cabinets in kitchen. Need my pot filler hooked up by the plumber and still awaiting our bathtub faucet. Our powder room still needs to be completed too. My floors have been insanely dirty. So I was happy that even though tired I mopped the whole house which is wall to wall tile zero carpet tonight after my little one went to sleep. The floor was so dirty the socks I wore left footprints on my white bath rugs

Thought that was pretty 😂 funny. Stay tuned and thanks for reading.

Rise &Shine 🌻

My little one went to bed later than her bedtime last night because we had some friends over. Instead of sleeping in she woke me up before 5am. 

This momma is tired 😴. My ear that’s been sore Long with my throats all week is now messing with my equilibrium I’ve been feeling dizzy since last night. 

I am hoping today I can get all my errands done and my laundry at moms house since no washer and dryer st our house yet. 

Contractor said our backsplash would be finished in kitchen today. Also I am hoping kitchen pantry and laundry so I can finish unpacking out things and fully move us in and get organized. 

I need to eat some breakfast this morning and I need to clean floors. My car is in desperate need of a bath.  Why do are gardners come at 6:30 am no going to have to update the time they come. 

I am going to power through my day even though I so want to curl up and go back to bed. At least all the workers are here getting out Remodel done. 

I got lots of errands done ✅ Still need to get car cleaned get groceries and pick up my laundry. But at least I dropped my little one off at daycare. Bought Brandons summer book from Sacred Heart School still need to get him another off summer list. I went to Bed Bath and Beyond and got some household organizers and items. 

Had a lean cuisine for lunch and dropped dry cleaning off. Got my car filled up with gas. More unpacking cleaning and organizing to do at home. I ordered label for pantry as well as labels for pantry containers. 

My son went out of town with my dad on a boys trip. So will be just us girls next couple of days. I am planning on going to my Pure Barre classes next couple of days. 

I miss my husband already while he’s away for work. But at least he should be home this weekend. 

Also hoping he’s able to pick up our new washer and dryer this weekend on his way home. 

Need to get back to my busy day. Thanks for reading🏡🌻

Renovation Progress 

Today’s progress microwave trim done. Prep for paint color above fireplace done. Flat screen hung up above master bath 🛀✅ Tomorrow they are supposed to finish up kitchen back splash. Hoping guest powder room will be finished this week and my walk in pantry as well. I haven’t been able to unpack any of our kitchen and pantry items. We’re going to install a doggy door for our pup Charly. Also we are getting a pool safety gate. Putting medicine cabinets in master bathroom and mirrors above our sink. It will be nice when we can hang up all our frames out in main living space as well as get our entry light and dining room light in. Well I will post tomorrow’s progress thanks for reading. 

May 15, 2017

Well I got the kids off to school and daycare. I am getting laundry and dishes done. I made some hard boiled eggs so that we have another healthy snack and breakfast choice. I am going to pack up my car with all my accessories and winter clothes to go organize my master closet. I want to try to get the kids closets together as well today. I am hoping the paint and electrical can be done by next week. I also hope cabinets counters and pantry and laundry room can be done in next two weeks. We move in 17 days it’s nuts we have so much left to do.

March 20, 2017 

Well another beautiful day here in Palm Desert. Had a great workout at Pure Barre. Spent day with my daughter and then got great news that my son will be attending Sacred Heart School next fall for junior high. Picked him up got us some coffees and playing outside with my little one now 😀Also got the great news that his football coach has the same group of boys together again this season 🏈. Got my latest Martha & Marley Spoon meal box this week three new meals to cook. I am very sore from my workout but need to power through and go everyday this week and on weekend. I am seeing muscles 💪🏻 in my arms and my thighs and ass are getting firmer and stronger. My stomach is getting a great workout but it will take some time to correct the diatasis recti and get a firm flat tummy again. Countdown until our wedding anniversary and our anniversary trip. Next Tuesday is our three year anniversary married three together for six years. Awaiting  arrival of packages from Old Navy got my son some socks and flip flops. Also awaiting Adore Me  order got a undergarment and a swimsuit. Fabletics outfit hasn’t arrived yet and kids Easter items from Personal Creations were waiting on. 

Trunk Club Review 

I decided to try Trunk Club as being a Nordstrom company they would have more high end brands and styles. I have been doing Stitch Fix box for a year and wanted to try something new. 

One plus was that your stylist and you thoroughly communicate in real time text messages love that. You see their picture they listen to what you want  and ask good questions. 

They put pictures up within 24 hours of 10 items they chose for you. I Stitch Fix sends five items and you don’t know what’s coming until about two days before arrival. 

I was dissatisfied with a mishap after I de selected four items out of ten which I thought was great. They somehow did not send two outfits I selected only sent three pairs of shoes and a bag. 

They said they were sorry that they are supposed to send all your selections and add more so you have 10 in your trunk. 

Plus is the trunk is super cute and it arrives quickly. You also schedule a UPS pick up for any return items which makes it easy no hassle to return. 

What I don’t like is I have returned items and still haven’t been charged for items I kept. I like that you see full amount plus discount etc with Stitch Fix. 

I am going to use this service again but I am hoping they will send me a full 10 items when I do. I will post pictures below of the two fantastic items I kept and the box it arrives in.