Weekending Post

Better late than never, right?

As you can imagine, life is different right now.

We are all trying to find our new normal and it is tough.

We had a memorial service for Dad on Saturday. And it was perfect. My sisters and I put together the service on our own and while it just didn’t seem real (and it still doesn’t), it was exactly what Dad would have wanted. And so wonderful to see so many friends and family and to feel their love and support.


We also had a super easy Thanksgiving dinner – thanks to Jennie-O turkey for sending me the easiest turkey to make ever. Literally, open the freezer bag, cut a few holes in the plastic baking bag, put in oven, and cook. Carve and enjoy.


And trampoline time with Aunt Laura.



And when my heart hurts so much that I am not sure what to do, I am so thankful for this little boy and his hugs and smiles.


And enjoying some family time by decorating for Christmas at the new house.




And I don’t think there is anything better than warm flannel sheets in the winter.


And a snowy 5 mile run that I know my Dad would have loved.


And I can’t keep this to myself –> First ever event from AdvoCareHoliday Sale! If you are on the fence about trying spark or any products – now is the time! If you order the full 24 day challenge, you can save $22! You better believe I am stocking up on spark ($7 off!!)! Here is the link to order or email me with questions.


So, what have you been up to?

And last but not least – the winner of my Fall Fun Balance Bar giveaway –> Kelsey! Congratulations! Email me at running4cupcakes@gmail.com!!


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8 Responses to Weekending Post

  1. Your boys smiles look contagious! While I know times are tough, I’m glad you have him to help you see the positives in each day as well 🙂 Hang in there!
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  2. Glad to hear that everything went well on Saturday – sending positive thoughts your way 🙂
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  3. Losing someone near the holidays is always so hard, but your family seems like an amazing support system.
    I love that turkey! Ours didn’t make it to Thanksgiving since it literally took up the whole freezer, but I was a big fan.
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  4. Jen @nutcaseinpoint

    What a nice weekend spending time with loved ones…and decorating!

  5. I am so sorry you lost your dad. I can’t imagine the heartbreak! My prayers are with you.

    Flannel sheets. We visited my father in law in south louisiana for thanksgiving. It was in the 70’s and 80’s, insanely humid and he wouldn’t turn on the AC. And we had flannel sheets on the bed. I never want to see them again! haha
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  6. Amy

    I love that photo of you 3 with your mom! Just take all the time you need, to get through this………it’s the hardest adjustment………take care!

  7. Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers, Katie. So glad you have such a great support system around you! XO
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  8. I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers your way lady!!!!
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