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February 22, 2017 – Home safe with the fur kids.

February 21, 2017 – https://instagram.com/p/BQzC0vcBANl/

February 20, 2017 – https://instagram.com/p/BQxxSDChaEN/

February 19, 2017 – https://instagram.com/p/BQtyflZh10Z/

February 18, 2017 – https://instagram.com/p/BQrN5YpBACV/

February 17, 2017 – Celebrated our anniversary tonight (yes, again) in our traditional way — wedding finery and dinner at a restaurant we hadn’t been to before. #lucky #love #teamrobinson

February 16, 2017 – https://instagram.com/p/BQk3haQhoFg/

February 15, 2017 – Two compliments on my hair and one on my sweater. Best news of the day though was from my mom: she’s been having issues with her eyesight even after cataract surgery, and now she found a doctor and a prescription  that improved both distance and reading. So happy for her! #love #family

February 14, 2017 – Email from a colleague calling me a “True leader.” Also, great hair day. #worklife #greathairday

February 13, 2017 – Lunch date with myself at Adair Kitchen. #delicious

February 12, 2017 – Painful musical with the family, but laughing about the ludicrous-ness till I cried with my hubby. #love #laughter

February 11, 2017 – Test driving. Killing it with our friends at Clutch and Concrete Cowboy. #lucky #love #friends

February 10, 2017 – Lunch with Beth for her birthday. Tout Suite for dinner. Channel surfing with the hubby. #lucky #love

February 9, 2017 – Got up and did a great 10 minute workout! Husband told me again I looked pretty. Two glasses of bubbly in the sunshine. Started watching This Is Us. #lucky #love

February 8, 2017 – Jumbo slice of cinnamon toast. My husband told me I looked pretty as I was leaving for work. #lucky #love #delicious

February 7, 2017 – Two compliments on my skirt. Hubby hung the hooks I wanted for my jewelry. #lucky #love

February 6, 2017 – A colleague told me my hair looked nice. Also, bed. #worklife #backtothegrind

February 5, 2017 – Today I volunteered with HVLP to go to the airport to assist people having trouble with family members being detained in immigration. Thanks to Judge Robart’s decision Friday night, our job today was more focused on monitoring than emergency petitions. But it was still heart-wrenching to watch a husband greeting his wife, a daughter embracing her Iranian parents. We are a nation of immigrants, and I will keep fighting. #resistance #strongertogether

February 4, 2017 – Ah Saturday. Best day of the week. Productivity (meal prep, gym, laundry, scooping pet poop) and fun (dinner at Beaver’s with Denise, the best Uber driver of time, and partying at Clutch and Concrete) = winning. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

February 3, 2017 – Friiiiiiyay! Wearing my new favorite sweater to work. Champs and date night delicious-ness at True Foods kitchen.

February 2, 2017 – It didn’t rain today, so my car is still clean from Sunday’s wash. #itsthelittlethings

February 1, 2017 – Saw my friend David at the gym, who was with two of his friends. David said he was *just* telling them how cute I always dress. One of them said, “You’re gorgeous.” Totally made my day!

January 31, 2017 – Good hair day, cute outfit, a brief walk in the sunshine to get a decaf latte, and a new Raptor for the hubby! #lucky #love #bigtrucks

January 30, 2017 – My boss said she was happy I am back. Makes re-entry from vacation a tiny bit easier. #backtothegrind

January 29, 2017 – What a gorgeous sunny day! Productive, and made plans with both Beth and Denise! #lucky #love #friends

January 28, 2017 – Home with the kids. #lucky #love #family #furkids

January 27, 2017 – The Inn at The Gaucho is the CUTEST! #vacation

January 26, 2017 – Ahhhhh last day is so bittersweet. :( Thank goodness ski trip number two is booked. Today, some freshly groomed runs on Blackcomb, a compliment on my jacket, some mother-daughter runs, a little Jason Aldean in the speakers, and the.best.grilled.cheese.EVER. #ski #lucky #love

January 25, 2016 – Ski day 3! We celebrated Aussie day with some bubbly and the top 100 countdown at a weird club. #aussieparty #ski

January 24, 2017 – Ski day 2! Another great bluebird day, followed by Village adventures with the locals, including the vodka ice room and karaoke. I brought the house down — oops I did it again. #ski #love

January 23, 2017 – Ski day 1! Bluebird day, carving turns. #ski

January 22, 2017 – Cool train ride along the coast. Saw puppies playing in the water. Made it to Whistler and had dinner with the family. #lucky #love #family

January 21, 2017 – Vacation begins! Flight from Houston to Seattle, cool hotel, blueberry prosecco, tacos, tequila shots, karaoke, kissing on street corners. Another person mistaking us for newlyweds. #lucky #love #ski #happy

January 20, 2017 – Work happy hour at the new Beaver’s. Came home to a present from my hubby–Garmin VivoSmart just in time for skiing! #ski #love #lucky

January 19, 2017 – Almost ready for Whistler. Vacation starts tomorrow at 4:30! #ski

January 18, 2017 – Another successful Writing Wednesday. #writing

January 17, 2017 – Ski pants shipped! #ski

January 16, 2017 – Bad TV with my hubby. #badtv #love

January 15, 2017 – Our new friends said we seem like newlyweds. #love #teamrobinson

January 14, 2017 – Ordered a new pair of ski pants! Can’t wait. #ski

January 13, 2017 – Dinner at Local Foods, glass of champs, packing for our ski trip! #lucky #love #ski

January 12, 2017 – Lunch at Rise with colleagues on a sunny day. Managed to behave myself and not overeat! #worklife

January 11, 2017 – Writing Wednesday. Finished a piece I’ve been working on for a long time. #writing

January 10, 2017 – Got another backordered dress in the mail. It’s too big and needs to be exchanged, but it’s too cute! #lucky

January 9, 2017 – Work, gym, dinner, football. Life is good. #happy #lucky #love

January 8, 2017 – Sunshine, cold weather, productivity for the win! Gym, errands, doughnuts, writing group, comfy pants, a movie and a glass of wine. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

January 7, 2017 – Saturday Fun Day! Drinks at Clutch, followed by house party downtown. #squad #racearmada #family

January 6, 2017 – Vacations for 2017 planned! Vegas here we come! #thisis40

January 5, 2017 – Work went crazy, but Rockets game at the suite is pretty sweet.#worklife #seewhatididthere

January 4, 2017 – Made my mom smile with my email. Reading and relaxing in bed. #lucky #love

January 3, 2017 – Baked some delicious chocolate chip cookies. And bed. #backtothegrind

January 2, 2017 – Happy hour with my love Bethy. OU win for the hubs!!!!!! #friendyear #boomersooner

January 1, 2017 – Brunch! Clutch! #weekendlikeyoumeanit #sundaysquad

December 31, 2016 – Watched Rogue One and loved it. Went to Anthony and Crystal’s house for a delightful dinner, Cards Against Humanity, laughter, screaming and jokes at Nate’s expense. Happy New Year! #friendyear #lucky #love #laughter

December 30, 2016 – Early dismissal from work means writing time at Tout Suite. A delightful mocha and a review of my year #ftw. #writing #love

December 29, 2016 – My boss has a maybe-bf! My hubby got me a pair of new pants! My Sorel boots are oh so comfortable. Traded texts with friends who made me laugh. #lucky #love #friendyear

December 28, 2016 – My Sorel boots arrived! Thanks to my sweet hubby for buying them for me. And apparently I have another gift on the way. #lucky #love

December 27, 2016 – No one working means 11 minute commute and a chance to clean out the inbox. #worklife

December 26, 2016 – Slept in so late! Lunch at Whole Foods, ran errands, decent gym session and a pedicure. #lucky #love #weekendlikeyoumeanit

December 25, 2016 – After we got home from Tulsa, we walked into Clutch and our friends. Hugs all around. #love #family

December 24, 2016 – This morning began with Christmas coffee, brunch, getting carded (yes!) and a high five from my FIL. Spent the rest of the ridiculously lazy day with my hubby rolling around Tulsa. #lucky #love

December 23, 2016 – My awesome counterpart in the U.K. asked me to send her some really tacky Christmas ornaments. Today I got an email about how much she and her family love the ugly rooster I sent her. It made me laugh. I was so happy I found the right ornament. #christmas

December 22, 2016 – A random colleague who I’ve never spoken with before said: “I just have to tell you something. Every time I see you, you look so pretty and skinny and your clothes are so pretty.” It totally made my day.

December 21, 2016 – I returned to the office today and found presents on my desk! Also a dress that was back ordered arrived and it’s adorable! #worklife #fashion

December 20, 2016 – Clean bill of health after nerve wracking doctor visit. And then there was avocado toast, cake truffles and my first experience with a cronut. #lucky #love #delicious

December 19, 2016 – Working from home with the furkids. #family #furkids

December 18, 2016 – It’s my birthday! Brunch and some amazing friends. Ended the day with a gigantic bowl of ice cream. #winning #weekendlikeyoumeanit

December 17, 2016 – Celebrated my birthday with some of the best people on the planet. #lucky #love #birthdaygirl #weekendlikeyoumeanit

December 16, 2016 – Touchdown at Houston Hobby. Four hours late, but that’s okay. Let BIRTHDAY weekend begin!

December 15, 2016 – Hockey game, drinks and laughter with colleagues in Detroit. #worklife

December 14, 2016 – This hotel is not exactly the Ritz, but I’m safe and warm. #lucky #love

December 13, 2016 – My Venus package and my snofur arrived! #lucky #skiprep #fashionshow

December 12, 2016 – Leftover gooey cake bite for dessert. Bed. #backtothegrind

December 11, 2016 – Sunday, lazy Sunday…Punk’s Southern Soul Food FTW with delightful biscuits and some wonderful gooey cake bites. Momma is happy. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

December 10, 2016 – Awesome workout, bi-annual haircut, dropped off skis for a tune, ordered some adorable Sorel boots, baked some delicious coffee cake, and watched the best psychological thriller movie. #weekendlikeyoumeanit #theinvitation

December 9, 2016 – Home! #love #family #furkids

December 8, 2016 – Work party with my East team members. Danced enough to burn off those profiteroles (I hope). #worklife

December 7, 2017 – Went on a stroll through Manhattan and hit up an old favorite of mine: Grand Central Station. What a beautiful building with such energy. Then saw the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center. I am a lucky girl. #lucky #love #nyc

December 6, 2016 – NYC! Ate lunch at Chop’t. Gorgeous hotel room. #nyc #worklife

December 5, 2016 – Baked cookies and packed for NYC. So excited! #nyc #worklife

December 4, 2016 – Mimosas, Race Armada, pizza and movies. Unproductive but way fun. #lucky #love #squad

December 3, 2016 – OU win for my hubby. Dinner at Benjy’s. Cool graffiti room at Mercy. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

December 2, 2016 – Work holiday lunch at Tiny Boxwood’s. Those cookies. OMG. #delicious

December 1, 2016 – Lady lawyer happy hour! One of the ladies complimented my great lips. Colleague complimented my “perfect” eyebrows. #lucky #love #bubbly

November 30, 2016 – Made progress on Writing Wednesday! #writing #therapy

November 29, 2016 – Long but productive day. Bed! #hardworkisgoodwork

November 28, 2016 – Realized I left my suede boots at the gym. They found them! So happy. #itsthelittlethings

November 27, 2016 – Back home with my hubby and the furkids. #lucky #love #family

November 26, 2016 – Mother daughter lunch complete with wine and cheesecake, followed by shopping, a pedicure for me and a manicure for her. Drinks at the brewery with the ‘rents, catching up on life with my friend Heather. #lucky #love #family

November 25, 2016 – Aston Martin V8 Vantage. Black. Three pedals. Be still my beating heart. Gonna try and make her mine. #vroomvroom #asston

November 24, 2016 – A gorgeous day for a drive from Houston to the ATX for Thanksgiving. A stroll with my family and the dogs. Fieldbrook wine, broccoli casserole, mashed potatoes, rolls and butter, pecan pie, chocolate chip cookies, vanilla bean ice cream. What a day. #lucky #love #thank(full) #happy

November 23, 2016 – Surprise lunch with my husband at Local Foods. Who would have thought a vegan salad could be so delicious? Drinks at Concrete Cowboy. Ally told me I have great hair. #lucky #love

November 22, 2016 – Text from my hubby telling me that I mean more to him than anything else in the world. #lucky #love #loml

November 21, 2016 – Monday means back to the grind, but it’s a short week!

November 20, 2016 – Friends-giving success! Food, drink, conversation, Cards Against Humanity. #winning #imperobinsons #weekendlikeyoumeanit

November 19, 2016 – Saturday! Sleeping in with the the cat. An excellent leg workout. Salad at Whole Foods. Crisp, delicious fall weather. #lucky #love

November 18, 2016 – Binge watching Designated Survivor with the family. #friyaaaay #love #furkids

November 17, 2016 – Sterling bought me new clothes so tonight was fashion show! #lucky #love #fashion

November 16, 2016 – It was inaugural Writing Wednesday. #writing

November 15, 2016 – Good hair day. Made a birthday plan. #love #friendyear

November 14, 2016 – Harvest Party with S and Maryann. A little fun on a Monday. #backtothegrind #friendyear

November 13, 2016 – Bike riding and frozen yogurt. #yum

November 12, 2016 – Rowing gears test driving cars. So fun! #vroom #3pedal #purist

November 11, 2016 – Friyaaaaay! Dinner at Taverna. Drinks at Concrete. #datenight

November 10, 2016 – TMCP totally rocked. Maryann showed up and it was like finding out your friend is in homeroom on the first day of school. Danced for hours and was told I was killing it on the floor. #love #friendyear

November 9, 2016 – Bartender gave me a Tami Taylor pour. My friends and my husband are the best people I know. Their words and hugs made me feel a little less alone and heartbroken today. #lucky #love #friendyear

November 8, 2016 – Things aren’t looking good in this election. So, let us count the little things: my colleague told me she loves my hair, my boss and GC made me laugh. #lucky #love

November 7, 2016 – My new sneakers (purchased by my sweet husband) arrived in the mail. One of the cheese crisps in my salad was super thick. #delicious #lucky #love

November 6, 2016 – Celebrated MIL’s birthday with brunch and a trip to see Battleship Texas. Laughed a lot. #lucky #laughter #love

November 5, 2016 – Longhorns win over Tech in Lubbock! So proud of Strong and his team. Took a stroll with the dog to Down the Street. Dinner at El Tiempo, drinks with colleagues at Lei Low. #perfectday #mentoring

November 4, 2016 – A colleague sent an awesome email thanking me for my hard work and dedication and copied my boss. #hardworkisgoodwork

November 3, 2016 – Work happy hour! An OU win for my hubby. #football #worklife

November 2, 2016 – Friends-giving is coming together! #friendyear

November 1, 2016 – I forgot the crunchies for my salad, but this means I found some delightful Sun Chips in the market downstairs. A Canadian colleague told me he looked up the requirements to become a lawyer in the US and was so impressed with me. #itsthelittlethings #hardworkisgoodwork

October 31, 2016 – Last day of vacation means I get to sleep in. And I voted!

October 30, 2016 – Six years ago, I went to watch a football game at a bar called Sawyer Park. Halfway through a really disappointing loss to Baylor, this guy said to me, “Well that sucks. Want a shot?” We talked for hours that night. Then we texted for months. Now he’s my husband, my best friend and the most wonderful thing in my life. I am so glad I talked some random dude in a bar.


Also it’s Martha’s birthday and we get to hang out. And I have two surprise presents.

#lucky #love #friendyear #loml

October 29, 2016 – Okay, this one is almost impossible to write because it was fucking epic. Heeeere we go: Heather, Sterling, and I went to A Bay. Mimosas were involved. Skiing and boarding  happened. It was so glorious. THEN we watched and listened to an amazing football game in which the Longhorns took down a top 10 ranked Baylor team in nail-biting fashion. And the day wasn’t even over yet! Cut to Crawloween with The Panel, year four. Star Wars nerdiness, shots, laughter, a T Rex, and a hotel bar. We won at life on Saturday. #lucky #love #friendyear #neversummer #abay

October 28, 2016 – Friday road tripping through the plains of Oklahoma, Kansas and finally Colorado. Delightful meal with The Panel, then drinks at a bar that felt like a treehouse. #happy

October 27, 2016 – Road trip! Dinner and drinks with Joe, who said it was so nice to hang out with smart people who do words. We went through the Oklahoma voting guide with gut busting laughter. And there may have been a very late doughnut run. #friendyear #laughter #neversummer #roadtrippy

October 26, 2016 – Lunch with lady lawyers. Packing for vacay! #friendyear #halloweenyear4 #neversummer

October 25, 2016 – Martha found old G&S archives! Oh the adventures. #memories

October 24, 2016 – The kids were playing while I was working from home. I was on a conference call and had to mute myself because they made me laugh out loud. #love #furkids

October 23, 2016 – Walked the dog along the bayou. Outdoors FTW!

October 22, 2016 – Happy hour with Beth and Malcomb at La Grange! Sunny and 75! #lucky #love #friendyear #weekendlikeyoumeanit

October 21, 2016 – Lunch with my new friend on a lovely patio in the sunshine. Date night at a new restaurant, with a tiny boozy milkshake for dessert. #winning #friendyear

October 20, 2016 – Free dinner at the Houstonian! #lucky

October 19, 2016 – Errands at lunch plus online grocery order tonight means more fun on the weekend. #hardworkisgoodwork

October 18, 2016 – Super power happy hour! So many sweet colleagues telling me how great I am! Very super awesome! #hardworkisgoodwork

October 17, 2016 – Watched the second episode of Timeless. So good! #badtv

October 16, 2016 – Sterling and I rented bikes and rode through the neighborhood and Buffalo Bayou. It was extremely dorky and fun. For the first three minutes, I laughed so hard tears came out of my eyes. Proud of us for doing something different than our regular routine, and getting outside in the sunshine. #lucky #love #sundaybest

October 15, 2016 – Celebrating my friend Meredith’s birthday, with Escape the Room, tacos and cupcakes! Longhorns win. #lucky #love #friendyear #hookem

October 14, 2016 – Dinner and drinks with Denise. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

October 13, 2016 – Compliments on my dress again! And figured out how to link our shop on ski bunni. #lucky #love #winteriscoming

October 12, 2016 – Today I got a bazillion compliments on my hair, dress and boots. Then had a fabulous dinner at Cafe Annie with colleagues. #lucky #delicious

October 11, 2016 – Good hair day. Good workout. Good salad for dinner. Not bad for a Tuesday. #lucky #love

October 10, 2016 – Canadian Thanksgiving means a quiet email inbox. And bed! So comfy. #backtothegrind

October 9, 2016 – Brunch! The Imperatos, and much laughter and screaming. Mint chocolate cupcake. #imperoybinsons #weekendlikeyoumeanit

October 8, 2016 – The weather felt like San Diego. Went shopping at the Galleria and then took a stroll to Adair for dinner. It was as if I was on vacation! #weekendlikeyoumeanit

October 7, 2016 – Epic day! Amazing meeting with my boss. Came back to my desk and found a huge box from Godiva. Turned out to be cookies from the East team! Knocked out a tough work task and hit the gym. Capped everything off with an outstanding dinner and boozy coffee at Cuchara. #lucky #love #weekendlikeyoumeanit

October 6, 2016 – Off campus lunch with a book. It’s Thursday and the weekend plans plus weather look amazing. Feeling a little guilty for that…keeping Florida in my thoughts. #lucky #love #itsthelittlethings

October 5, 2016 – Whipped up some peanut butter frosting for the mini chocolate cupcakes I made on Sunday. They are going to be amazing treats tomorrow afternoon!

October 4, 2016 – Breakfast coffee cake was a hit! #delicious

October 3, 2016 – Love my sweet fur kids. #lucky #love

October 2, 2016 – Gorgeous day! Pedicure, windows open in my freshly cleaned car, drinks with the squad, and meeting new people at writing group. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

October 1, 2016 – Wine, cheese, Dove chocolates, cookies, champagne, orange juice, 5K with awesome colleagues, butter tortilla, corn tortilla, good hair, laughter, Bethie, Jennie, their mom, a crazy art car, one Uber driver who thought I was pretty, my sweet in-laws, my sweet hubby, my dear Labrador, meal prep, cute shoes, cute kids, ohhhhhhhh my ……. #lucky #love

September 30, 2016 – Um that might have been the best grilled cheese ever. #delicious

September 29, 2016 – I swear there was a tiny fall chill in the air this morning. #winteriscoming

September 28, 2016 – Another colleague complimented my lipstick again. My morning routine must be on point! #pretty

September 27, 2016 – Super Legal Team Strategy Day. Pretty sure I ate more food today than the last three days combined. Benjy’s mom’s chocolate cake + vodka for the win! #hardworkisgoodwork #delicious

September 26, 2016 – Made a delicious Blue Apron meal with S. Bought train tickets for our Whistler trip. Got my new pillow. #lucky #love #delicious #winteriscoming

September 25, 2016 – Lunch with the ‘rents. Gave mom a Benjy’s wine glass that has a perfect 6 ounce pour line. She loved it! #love #family #sundaybest

September 24, 2016 – I spent a lovely day at La Cantera Resort. Lunch by the pool, reading a book, a workout, some writing, capped off with drinks and dancing. #perfect #weekendlikeyoumeanit

September 23, 2016 – Two compliments on my lipstick. Delicious date night dinner at Adair. (Sweet potato fries and guacamole in my veggie bowl, what?) Botched and Botched by Nature on the tube. Cat snuggles. #lucky #love #friyaaay

September 22, 2016 – My boss told me that she liked my outfit, and that a colleague is very upset I’m no longer her point person. It’s nice to be appreciated. #hardworkisgoodwork

September 21, 2016 – My first massage. Hopefully my chronic neck pain eases! #grind

September 20, 2016 – My hubby came outside to greet me after beating me home from his long road trip. Bought plane tickets for ski trip! #lucky #love #neversummer #skibunni

September 19, 2016 – Bed. Bed is good. #backtothegrind

September 18, 2016 – Baking cookies, brunch, uberEats delivery and tv. Lazy Sunday. #weekendlikeyoumeanit #sundaybest

September 17, 2016 – Fun and productivity! Adair avocado on toast, meal prep, football and drinks. #woo #weekendlikeyoumeanit

September 16, 2016 – Happy hour with Kris and Tamara, dinner with my hubby and Entourage. I heart Fridays. #friendyear #weekendlikeyoumeanit

September 15, 2016 – Love my husband for listening to me and supporting me. I know he’s there for me always. #lucky #love

September 14, 2016 – Didn’t make my phone date this morning, but got a great email from Kristen instead. And an email from Ali. Crazy work project earned me kudos from VP and my boss.#friendyear #hardworkisgoodwork

September 13, 2016 – The furkids ran so fast to meet me when I got home, I could hear them thundering down the hallway and the stairs. #lucky #love

September 12, 2016 – Clean car that smells of leather! #lucky #love

September 11, 2016 – Laughing so hard with my husband the tears leaked out of my eyes. #lazysundaymorning

September 10, 2016 – Longhorns win again. I can’t stop grinning. #hookem

September 9, 2016 – Date night and stacked veggie enchiladas at La Grange for the win! #lucky #love

September 8, 2016 – Two compliments on my dress today, the second one involving my colleague telling me I always look so perfectly put together. So nice to hear, because I don’t always feel like that! Plus prosecco and pedicure! #lucky #love

September 7, 2016 – My boss seemed like she especially liked me today. #worklife

September 6, 2016 – It’s already Tuesday. A cute dress at work. #worklife

September 5, 2016 – Bad Lifetime movie in honor of Labor Day. A glass of champagne because why not? #bonusdayoff

September 4, 2016 – Longhorns win! I heart this team. #hookem

September 3, 2016 – COLLEGE FOOTBALL! ‘Nuff said.

September 2, 2016 – Early dismissal from work! Homemade pasta and sauce. Cocktails and bad TV. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

September 1, 2016 – Off campus lunch with a book. #worklife #littlethings

August 31, 2016 – Star Award at work! And another friend said S and I are “awesome” together and he aspires to be like us. Followed up this amazing work day with a cooking class at the Four Seasons that was an absolute blast! #lucky #love #worklife #hardworkisgoodwork #delicious

August 30, 2016 – Heather called us “the best super couple friends ever.”#lucky #love #friendyear #couplegoals

August 28, 2016 – A colleague bought lunch for the group. Bed. #backtothegrind #worklife

August 28, 2016 – Best Orange Theory class ever! A giant mimosa. Hilarious text exchange with the girls. Met up with the squad, who informed us we are their inspiration. #ilovemyhusband #couplegoals #squad

August 27, 2016 – Dinner and red velvet cupcakes. #imperobinsons

August 26, 2016 – Friyyyaaaaayyyy! Cocktails and conversation with my number one dude. #lucky #love #weekendlikeyoumeanit

August 25, 2016 – Super fun mini project at work meant laughter and a nice break from the real work. #worklife

August 24, 2016 – I whipped up some delightful strawberry cream cheese frosting. Two compliments on my dress and my shoes. #worklife #delicious

August 23, 2016 – Good hair day. Got a coupon for $10 off a writing workshop. Good workout. I love my family. Especially my husband, for being wonderful, mature, open-minded and choosing me. #lucky #love #gym

August 22, 2016 – I didn’t feel like I was drowning at work! This is what we call progress. Made my hubby laugh multiple times. Maybe the best Monday ever. #lucky #love #backtothegrind

August 21, 2016 – Holy delicious gelato! Gym. Champagne. Wolf of Wall Street. Took the tie backs off the curtains. Our house looks like grownups live here! #lucky #love

August 20, 2016 – Went to a very cool writing event. Dinner with the Imperatos. Lots and lots of laughter. #lucky #love #imperobinsons

August 19, 2016 – Friiiiiday! Work happy hour, dinner with my honey, hanging at home with the kids. #lucky #love #weekendlikeyoumeanit

August 18, 2016 – Ski trip planning for 2017 has begun! #neversummer #endlesswinter #beachinatthebasin

August 17, 2016 – Laughed with my colleagues. Wore a new shirt. My birthday cake mini cupcakes were out of sight! I nearly swooned upon sampling and had to talk myself out of a second one. #worklife #delicious

August 16, 2016 – Mason jar salad was awesome! I’m proud of myself! #delicious

August 15, 2016 – Made it to the library at lunch without getting soaked and Whole Foods had marinated feta on the salad bar. #delicious #booknerd

August 14, 2016 – Slept right through Orange Theory. Whoops. I had a pedicure by the coolest lady ever. Then brunch. Then baking. #mimosasftw

August 13,  2016 – Denise! Dancing! Drinks! I heart Saturdays. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

August 12, 2016 – The compliments from colleagues were flowing: I was described as fabulous, awesome and some language I provided was “perfect.” Date night dinner was comped by the manager, and bad TV to end the day. #lucky #love #worklife

August 11, 2016 – New boots arrived at my front door! Two pairs. I mean, they were buy one get one free. Also our new backyard is almost complete. And my friend Ali posted a real throwback to Instagram, reminding me at the end of a tough work day that I am a really good friend. #lucky #love

August 10, 2016 – Whipped up some cinnamon muffins for the hubby to take for breakfast. #delicious

August 9, 2016 – One of my colleagues said I couldn’t leave her, since new attorney is taking over. Made me smile that she likes me so much. #hardworkisgoodwork

August 8, 2016 – My new colleague’s first day. And email traffic was light. Maybe this is going to work out after all! #worklife #backtothegrind

August 7, 2016 – Mimosas, family, friends. #lucky #love

August 6,  2016 – Oh my there was a lot today. Blueberry pancakes. Mom staring at the yard, becoming inspired. Family projects in the back yard, and drapes in the living room. Delicious dinner followed by drinks at Bovine & Barley. Staying up late with mom while she staged our home. The highlight might have been her midnight glass of wine. #lucky #love #family

August 5, 2016 – Work happy hour! And the rents are here. Life is good. #lucky #love

August 4, 2016 – Bed. And tomorrow is Friday! #worklife

August 3, 2016 – Happy hour with Beth and Raymond! #friendyear

August 2, 2016 – One of my colleagues emailed me about how great I am to work with. Several others told me how cute my outfit was. #worklife

August 1, 2016 – Someone wants to pay me for a batch of cookies! #delicious

July 31, 2016 – Veggie burger, a few stolen fries, bad TV and back to coloring books on the couch. My, I’m getting predictable. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

July 30, 2016 – Made new friends, cocktails, pizza. Perfect day? Maybe. #friendyear

July 29, 2016 – A big grin from our CEO, asked how I was doing, accompanied by a double fist bump. Word! Date night and coloring books on the couch. #weekend

July 28, 2016 – Lunch at Whole Foods with a book. Sweet texts from my husband about how much he loves me. #lucky #love

July 27, 2016 – Frosted the lofthouse cookies in a delicious lavender buttercream. Got an invite to happy hour next week. #friendyear

July 26, 2016 – Gym, dinner, BED. Repeat. #backtothegrind

July 25, 2016 – Awesome leg workout, dinner and BED. #backtothegrind

July 24, 2016 – Lemon blackberry poppyseed muffins, lofthouse cookies, stacked enchiladas, mimosas, ironing and laundry. Productive AND fun! #weekendlikeyoumeanit

July 23, 2016 – Bought our plane tickets to Denver for Halloween! #friendyear

July 22, 2016 – Friday! Had the most delicious dinner on date night. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

July 21, 2016 – Lunch off campus with a colleague from New York. #worklife

July 20, 2016 – Family time on the couch. #lucky #love

July 19, 2016 – A colleague called me gorgeous. Another one brought salted dark chocolate to our meeting. CEO said I should have dropped the mike at the end of an email. #worklife

July 18, 2016 – Home sweet home. Work email was happily light! Trash TV and BED! #backtothegrind #4dayworkweek

July 17, 2016 – Kicked off the day with Orange Theory. Put the calories back in with brunch and some casual day drinking in Old Town. The coolest bar with dollar bills wall papering it, all of them with artwork on them. We made our mark. Lifetime movies, pizza and a midnight swim. I heart vacation, my husband and our friends. #friendyear

July 16, 2016 – Strawberry purée in a mimosa? Yes please. The pool at the house has a table. Lavender sparkly toes. Spinning the wheel of booze. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

July 15, 2016 – Friend-i-versary begins! We almost died trying to land in El Paso, so just surviving was happy. Then we got free drinks. Then hanging out in the kitchen of our Airbnb with more drinks, and chatter, and laughter. #love #lucky #friendyear

July 14, 2016 – Um this work madness is going on too long. It’s like a nightmare. Thank goodness for my little family. #lucky #love

July 13, 2016 – Another brutal work day. However, these things happened: my abs looked good on the mirror this morning, my boss sent an agreement back with very few added changes, and candidate accepted the job! #hardworkisgoodwork

July 12, 2016 – Brutal work day was tempered by an email from my womb mate telling me how pretty I am and that she misses me, Whole Foods salad, dark chocolate, my husband helping me unload the dishwasher, and the thought of friendiversary in two days! #friendyear

July 11, 2016 – Lunch with my friend Meredith. Hubby sent me a text that said “I love you immensely.” #lucky #friendyear #ilovemyhusband

July 10, 2016 – Orange Theory sucks in the moment, but it’s good. So half a happy moment. Chocolate mini cupcakes came out delish! Watched Deadpool and it was surprisingly good. Picked up my sweet new wedges at DSW. #lucky #love #weekendlikeyoumeanit

July 9, 2016 – Best. Facial. Ever. Followed by a light champagne lunch with Beth. Then pool. A perfect day already at 3 pm. #engineersareweirdbutfun

July 8, 2016 – Work happy hour! An enormous chocolate chip cookie. Drinks with the hubs, bro in law and his girl.  #lucky #love

July 7, 2016 -Free lunch! My car is on day 3 of being CLEAN and she looks great. Great workout at the gym. The book I’m reading is intoxicating. Bad TV while petting the cat for the win. #lucky #love

July 6, 2016 – Hubby sent me a text that said “I love you gorgeous”. #lucky #love #ilovemyhusband

July 5, 2016 – Wore a new pair of pants that I got on sale and I love them! It’s already Tuesday! #backtothegrind

July 4, 2016 – Meal prep. IHOP. Gym. A day off to celebrate and recover. #lucky #love

July 3, 2016 – Brunch. Day club. ‘Merikuh. #imperobinsons

July 2, 2016 – Saturday is always the best day of the week! Orange Theory class, a couple of bites, drinks, bad TV and online shopping. New shoes are on the way! #weekendlikeyoumeanit

July 1, 2016 – Ahhhhhhh it’s like early dismissal at school! Leaving work at 3:30 is so indulgent. Now that I typed that I realize maybe I work too much. It’s the eve of a 3 day weekend! Possibilities abound. #weekendlikeyoumeanit

June 30, 2016 – A colleague thanked me profusely for my work. Wore my hair in “beachy waves” and it was cute. My hubby pumped my gas. Bought a new pair of black wedges. What a great day, and it’s only Thursday. Three day weekend coming up! #lucky #love

June 29, 2016 – We won our motion for summary judgment! #score #hardworkisgoodwork

June 28, 2016 – Ditto yesterday. But: cute dress, yummy smoothie, witnessed aftermath of horrible accident. Reinforced how lucky I am. #lucky

June 27, 2016 – Not gonna lie: today was the start to a “brutal week” (my boss’s words). But I still get to come home to my handsome hubby, crazy cat and sweet Lab. #lucky #love

June 26, 2016 – Okay so this day is all about food again: my mom’s special blueberry pancakes, salad at Whole Foods, and then I knocked it out of the park with sausage and cheese biscuits and chocolate and cinnamon chip cookie bars. Yes, I also went to the gym. #yum

June 25, 2016 – Shopping with mom, 7-layer dip, fajitas, key lime pie, and watched Star Wars Episode VII again. Yes, those are mostly food moments.#lucky #love #girlpower

June 24, 2016 – Friiiiiiday! Road trip to ATX, swank hotel, drinks with friends. #lucky #love #friendyear

June 23, 2016 – Worked out and got my favorite smoothie from the gym. Followed it up with a few cocktails and some trashy tv. #winning

June 22, 2016 – Today, I tried to start something new: stop being overwhelmed and stressed about work. I went to lunch, sat down and read a book, and decided to respond to emails after getting back to the office. I am trying to offload tasks where possible and accept the help of colleagues instead of trying to do it all myself. I  will try to REALLY disconnect from work at night and on weekends. Day 1, and I got caught by S responding to an email on my phone at 9 pm. Haha. #babysteps #happinessisachoice

June 21, 2016 – A colleague emailed me: “Thank you for all that you do.” #hardworkisgoodwork

June 20, 2016 – Two compliments on my dress. Felt pretty. Aaaand bed. #backtothegrind

June 19, 2016 – Pedicure with my mother in law. She brought angel food cake. Hugs for my father in law. This makes THEM so happy, it brings a smile to my face. #lucky #love

June 18, 2016 – Oh Saturday, always so much fun. Let me count the ways: sleeping in, shopping (new shorts and  jewelry), peppermint mocha latte, S hung the rest of the picture wire in the kitchen, drinks at Clé, late night pizza and a movie. My heart is full! #lucky #love #weekendlikeyoumeanit #friendyear

June 17, 2016 – Happy hour with friends! Came home to a gorgeous clean house and a clean car. Date night — new restaurant, new bars, holding hands with my husband while strolling downtown. #lucky #love #friendyear

June 16, 2016 – Laughed with a colleague. Hubby picked up the groceries. #lucky

June 15, 2016 – A colleague complimented my hair in my first meeting of the day. And she said it always looks so healthy! Later as my day went haywire, another colleague liked the language I crafted for her agreement. Score! Managed to escape for lunch with a book. Iced the doughnuts I made on Sunday for tomorrow’s treat delivery. And realized that I love my sense of style. Oh! Can’t forget that I told my husband I wanted this hilarious tank top, and next thing I knew it had been ordered. #lucky #love #humpday #hardworkisgoodwork

June 14, 2016 – Bed. Bed is good.

June 13, 2016 – Monday blues turned into that pink dress with the flippy skirt, five compliments on it (!), and my favorite little escape on a weekday — lunch with a book. Yes, I’m a nerd. #itsthelittlethings

June 12, 2016 – Happy that we stayed safe and dry during a crazy thunderstorm. Rocked an Orange Theory class. It wasn’t exactly FUN, but I felt good about myself afterwards. Good enough to help myself to a few (okay, maybe more than a few) of Sterling’s french fries. Man, do I love fries. #sundaybest

June 11, 2016 – Productivity AND fun. What’s better than that? Meal prep, ironing, gym, salad from Whole Foods, budgeting, dinner at El Tiempo and fist pumping at Clé! #weekendlikeyoumeanit

June 10, 2016 – Happy hour. A clean house. Favorite movie soundtrack on when I came home. Dinner and bar hopping with Denise. Life is good. #lucky #love #friendyear

June 9, 2016 – Lunch with Beth! Happy hour with the lovely lady lawyers! The biggest chocolate covered strawberry EVER. #friendyear

June 8, 2016 – Long tough day. Happy for my cute little family and snuggles on the couch. #lucky #love #hardworkisgoodwork

June 7, 2016 – Happy hour with the bosses AND the CEO! Then on to happy hour with S and his peeps. Got to see Heather! Best Tuesday ever! #friendyear

June 6, 2016 – Lunch with a book outside the office. Laughter with some colleagues. Appreciating my wonderful husband. #lucky #love

June 5, 2016 – Cranberry orange bread, fresh laundry, salads at Cyclones. Productivity AND fun. #sundaybest

June 4, 2016 – Saturday what what???!? Pedicure with my girl Crystal. Then pool time. Tex mex. And snuggles with my Labrador. #lucky #love #weekendlikeyoumeanit

June 3, 2016 – The W! Danced with my husband and attracted quite the crowd. Even some competition. #lucky #love

June 2, 2016 – My boss asked me to be a part of a really special project. And I get to work with a favorite colleague. I’m so honored! #hardworkisgoodwork

June 1, 2016 – Good hair day. Finally succeeded in getting City of Houston to read our water meter. S picked up our groceries and they came with complimentary cookies. #score

May 31, 2016 – Two compliments on my dress today. Got stuff done at work. Already Tuesday! #backtothegrind

May 30, 2016 – Skiing, mimosas, Heather (again!) and ski bunni merchandise delivery. #thelegend #beachinatthebasin #neversummer #endlesswinter

May 29, 2016 – We made it to the mountain!!!! Slushy spring snow but after a little while I had it figured out. Saw Chewbacca. S and I danced on our skis and board. And it’s time for THE GOAT! #sundaybest #goat # thelegend #beachinatthebasin #neversummer #endlesswinter

May 28, 2016 -So you know how I feel about Saturdays. There are always so many happy moments! This was a special Saturday though, as we had an early flight to Denver for skiing and friend time. Then we missed our flight. But S and I made the best of our little mistake. We had brunch with Martha, pretended to be tourists in our own city, drank bellinis at the airport, and spent our evening in the fine city of Denver with my childhood friends Heather and Jen. #weekendlikeyoumeanit #friendyear #lucky #love #ilovemyhusband

May 27, 2017 – Martha!!!! So much fun, so many dumb and hilarious memories. #lucky #love

May 26, 2016 – Raise and bonus!!!! I am thrilled and proud. #hardworkisgoodwork

May 25, 2016 – The forecast for A Basin this weekend says 60% chance of snow on Friday. That would be so perfect for our arrival on Saturday! #iloveski #skibunni

May 24, 2016 – Sterling is home from Dallas. #lucky #love

May 23, 2016 – My boss told me my makeup looked really good, I got a random thank you note from the chef at lunch, and a guy at the gym asked me about my tires because he liked them so much. #smiling #delightful #cargirl

May 22, 2016 – New friends, day two!

May 21, 2016 – Haircut. Frozen mimosas. New bar. New friends. #lucky #love

May 20, 2016 – Friiiiiiday! Also, my husband bought me new shoes. I wore a new dress for date night. He bought me that too. #lucky #love #ilovemyhusband

May 19, 2016 – I ate one of the glorious cupcakes I made on Sunday. Good Lord, it was worth every calorie, gram of sugar and ounce of guilt. #delicious

May 18, 2016 – Email from my friend Miquela. Little does she know that she is my happy moment for the day, even though she claimed in the email to be a horrible friend. #lucky #love

May 17, 2016 – Day TWO of awesome curly hair, say what?!? I made a fruit salad for dessert and it was actually delicious. And I had a quick but much needed phone date with my friend Kristen. #lucky #love

May 16, 2016 – Monday is tough, especially when it’s a rainy morning commute. A good hair day with curls, a compliment on my sweater, and my hubby calling me gorgeous brightened things up. #backtothegrind #love

May 15, 2016 – I kicked some serious ass in the kitchen today. Chocolate cupcakes with mint chocolate frosting, sausage and cheese kolaches, and a veggie lasagna with zucchini noodles. #delicious

May 14, 2016 – Saturday! How I love thee. Sleeping in, groceries, gym, library, peppermint mocha, dinner with friends! #laughter #love #lucky #weekendlikeyoumeanit

May 13, 2016 – I made my dad laugh when he saw the t-shirts I sent for his birthday. #laughter #love

May 12, 2016 – S texted me, “Thanks for being a great wife.” #lucky #love

May 11, 2016 – Today at work I was informed I won an award! I have yet to see it, but I look happily forward to that moment. Also. Cold champagne and a few stolen moments with Beth.

May 10, 2016 – Two compliments on my shoes, which by the way my sweet husband bought for me, and lunch at Whole Foods with a book! #winning

May 9, 2016 – This morning on my way to work, I pulled up next to some guys who were updating the landscaping in the median in front of the mall. They had a huge trailer with stacks of plants. I emailed a picture to my mom, who responded, “OMG. It’s like a Red Barn [her favorite nursery] on wheels!” #laughter

May 8, 2016 – The sausage cheese biscuit experiment was a huge success. I think. Verdict in on Thursday. #baking #breakfastofchampions

May 7, 2016 – Saturday!!! There are always a ton of awesome things about Saturday. Brunch with mom and Denise in the sunshine, shopping for new drapes, drinks at Concrete Cowboy. #winning

May 6, 2016 – Home! A clean house, my mom cooking spaghetti, friends for dinner. #lucky #love

May 5, 2016 – Manicure and pedicure at the resort spa. And THEN I was informed someone else was paying. #winning

May 4, 2016 – I’m a lucky girl. Arrived in Phoenix for CLE at a lovely resort, got in a quick workout and had a delicious dinner complete with champagne!

May 3, 2016 – A colleague said she liked my hair, because our hairstyle was the same today. #laughter

May 2, 2016 – Bed!! #backtothegrind

May 1, 2016 – Laughter, mimosas, a new crop hoodie. #lucky #love #sundaybest

April 30, 2016 – Best quotes of the night: “I think we decided in our minds they broke up” and “You get to go home with HER”…..and my hubby bought me shoes! #lucky #love #weekendlikeyoumeanit

April 29, 2016 – Drinks with Denise! And no rain. #lucky #love

April 28, 2016 – I had a fabulous day at work.

April 27, 2016 – Multiple happy moments on a Wednesday — wuuhhht? A colleague greeted me with, “Good morning beautiful!” Then I took 15 minutes out of my day and cleaned up my desk at work. I felt refreshed. Got a couple of things knocked out that I needed to do. I finished up the day with an awesome workout and iced the sugar cookies I made on Sunday. They are so delicious (I ate half a cookie, okay, had to test the merchandise) that I was kind of shocked. #hardworkisgoodwork

April 26, 2016 – My husband is home! #lucky #love

April 25, 2016 – New dress! It has an A line skirt AND pockets! Also my boss invited me to an impromptu happy hour tomorrow.

April 24, 2016 – Major success in the kitchen today! Chocolate protein pancakes, blueberry muffins and Lofthouse cookies. Also hit the gym every day this weekend. #delightfulbites

April 23, 2016 – Friend week (and sunshine!) continues. Pedicures followed by drinks at Woodrow’s with Meredith. #friendweek #lucky #love

April 22, 2016 – Ahhhh Friiiiiday! After days and days of gross, you arrive with blue skies and sunshine. Houston loves ya. Also Sandy, our awesome maid, cleaned our home. She rules. Delicious dinner! Cocktails. Life. Is. Grand. #TGIF #datenight #lucky #love

April 21, 2016 – Happy hour with my dear friend Denise! #lucky #love #friendweek

April 20, 2016 – Great workout.#hardworkisgoodwork

April 19, 2016 – I got to see my friend Heather, meet some new people, drink wine and eat something way more exciting than salad. On a school night! #delicious

April 18, 2016 – So. Much. Rain. Stayed home and worked remotely with the enjoyable company of my husband and our fur kids. We were lucky that all was safe and dry in our world. #lucky #love

April 17, 2016 – Brunch even though it was rainy. Frozen pumpkin treats for the dog. Props because I was wearing a Colorado hat. #sundaybest

April 16, 2016 – The cashier at Whole Foods told me I was an artist because I had put together a beautiful salad. Dinner and Cards Against Humanity with friends. Laughing so hard I wheezed like an old man. #lucky #love

April 15, 2016 – Two words: happy hour.

April 14, 2016 – My colleagues ordered in pizza and my favorite cake for a birthday lunch. It made me laugh when they protested my refusal to take part in the delicious junk food. They were impressed by my will power. But they ordered a veggie pizza just for me. So I ate a slice. And then I ate half of a bundtini (that’s a mini Bundt cake for those who don’t know) this afternoon. So it was delightful, well behaved and I felt loved. Score. #delicious #happy

April 13, 2016 – This morning I got a glowing review at the dentist. I usually have a hypochondriac hygienist, but she was not assigned to me today, thank goodness. #yay

April 12, 2016 – A new indestructible dog bed arrived today. Now our sometimes-destructive dog has two beds. #furkids

April 11, 2016 – My boss told me my hair looked nice. :) #happy #goodhairday

April 10, 2016 – Back to the grind tomorrow. The weekend/vacation was amazing. Today mimosas and Irish coffee made me happy. But the best moment was the TSA agent who said, “Young lady, you’re next” — and I hesitated because I’m not sure if I’m still a young lady. He looked at my ID and said, “You’re barely past being a minor. We don’t want any unaccompanied minors running around here.” It was the funniest TSA interaction I have ever known. #lucky #love #backtothegrind

April 9, 2016 – My dear friend Bobby married the love of his life today. And we did our Bad Romance dance again. #epic #lucky #love #arenafoley

April 8, 2016 – Logged into work on my day off to catch up on email. My boss IM’ed me: “Turn off.” I acquiesced. #vacation

April 7, 2016 – One of my best friends, whom I’ve known since first grade, sent me a picture of a unicorn flying near a rainbow and a heart. It was the most awesome picture ever. My first grade self would have had a 24″ x 36″ poster of that on her bedroom wall. #lucky #love #friendship

April 6, 2016 – It was a good, busy day. It rained at lunch but my freshly washed car didn’t get dirty! #hardworkisgoodwork

April 5, 2016 – A colleague at work thanked me for my responsiveness. And I have sore legs from yesterday’s workout. I like knowing my work at the gym is paying off. #hardworkisgoodwork

April 4, 2016 – Wore a cute new dress to work. Each time I saw its flippy little skirt in the mirror, it made me smile. And I posted a picture of the cat lying on his favorite afghan to my aunt’s Facebook wall, because she made it for me as a wedding gift. I hope this made her smile. #prettythings #family #love

April 3, 2016 – I made two very delicious baked goods today – ooey gooey butter cake, and some huge cinnamon rolls. I was so proud! #delightfullittlebites #Sundaybest

April 2, 2016 – Saturdays are made of hundreds of happy moments. I mean, come on, it’s Saturday. Best day of the week: you can sleep in AND stay up late. Gym, favorite smoothie, errands, new headboard and bed skirt (this means we’re grown ups!) and the cheese on my salad melted just a tiny bit next to the veggie patty. Yes, it’s the little things. Time for Saturday night fun with friends. #lucky #love #workhardplayhard

April 1, 2016 – Had dinner with our neighbors. It’s only been four months since we moved in next door to each other. I predict many nights of wine, cars and Cards Against Humanity. Happy moment(s) indeed. #lucky #love

March 31, 2016 – Checked two boxes off the weekend list, making room for productive plus party. #workhardplayhard

March 30, 2016 – Replacement phone secured and restore from backup completed. Yay! #lucky

March 29, 2016 – Home from vacation is always bittersweet. But we got our furkids from their respective kennels, and Batman is curled up next to me on the couch as I write. And when we walked into Catnip Inn, our favorite lady said, “You always look so cute! Cute as a button!” #lucky #love #family

March 28, 2016 – Today didn’t start off so well, as my iPhone was stolen. But any day on the slopes is a good one. And….mimosas! #lucky #love #abay #powpow #thelegend

March 27, 2016 – Ah A Bay, we meet again. Today, you gorgeous thing, you…you give me bluest skies, shining sun, and a run through the terrain park that was the best! Twelve inches of air! I am the best old skier ever. :) #lucky #love #abay #powpow #thelegend

March 26, 2016 – Can I say “ditto” from yesterday? Kind of? Today I think I set a personal best ski speed of 43.9 mph. This makes me happy. And I’m also happy to report that I handed off my phone to Sterling last night to read yesterday’s post, and he looked up at me and said, “You’re such a good writer.” My heart sings! #lucky #love #abay #powpow #thelegend

March 25, 2016 – A series of happy moments today, beginning with that 4:30 am alarm. I generally don’t like getting out of bed, but when the end goal is snapping my boots into skis, I’m happy to do it.

When we arrived in Denver, I discovered the Jeep we rented is so super cool, not to mention a standard shift. And THEN we stopped for lunch at Brothers BBQ to see our buddy Erik. Much happiness, and only 12 pm.

We sat through bumper to bumper traffic to arrive at the best place ever, aka A-Basin: The Legend. A quick change of clothes, and 11 hours from that alarm chime in the dark of early morning, I heard that sweet *click* into my Blizzards.

It was cloudy, snowy, with fresh powder, and only precious minutes left to run laps. And then, on the first run, with some new Coldplay in my ears, the sun came out to play. I hopped over a few piles of powder and giggled to myself.

It’s difficult to describe how I feel when I get on skis. The best thing I can come up with? I feel at home. And that…is good. #goodfriday #lucky #love

March 24, 2016 – Vacation begins!!!!! Headed to Denver at the crack of dawn. Or 7 am. Whatever. #skibunni #powpow

March 23, 2016 – Lunch date with my husband. Then after dinner, I ate a huge slice of my own cinnamon streusel coffee cake. I very rarely do that, and OMG was it worth every sugary, calorie-laden bite! #iworkoutsoicaneat

March 22, 2016 – New ski bunni stickers look so awesome!

March 21, 2016 – Got to wear my new kicks at the gym! #snowcamouftw

March 20, 2016 – Breakfast tacos in bed, pedicure, baking, and Jurassic World. Because I love dinosaurs. I am a five year old boy. #sundaybest

March 19, 2016 – Went shopping, bought beautiful things. It might be wrong to love a purse like I do my new one. Also, pretty sure I made some salespeople pretty happy because commission. #amirite #stuff

March 18, 2016 – Project deadline either met or extended. Doesn’t matter to me! #chocolatemartini

March 17, 2016 – Free light bulbs! That sounds silly, but it was cool. #perksofthejob

March 16, 2016 – Made delicious and pretty cookies. :)

March 14, 2016 – New clothes arrived in the mail! Also, BED. :) #backtothegrind

March 13, 2016 – Mimosas. S bought the stuff in my wish list.

March 12, 2016 – Anniversary dinner! Celebrating number three! #lucky #love

March 11, 2016 – Colleague emailed, “Christianne you rock!”….Another colleague told me my eyelashes are amazing. Then dinner and drinks with S and our good friend Bo. #lucky #love

March 10, 2016 – Happy hour with my girl Meredith. So good to catch up!

March 9, 2016 – A colleague told me I have perfectly shaped eyebrows!

March 8, 2016 – Biggest compliment ever from my boss!!!!

March 7, 2016 – Mini chocolate chip muffins turned out perfectly. #bakingftw

March 6, 2016 – Brunch. Manicure. Laughs with my friend. Drinks with my hubby. #Sundaybest

March 5, 2016 – Watching bad tv with the family. #lucky #love

March 4, 2016 – BIG WIN at work that meant I don’t have to work all weekend. S asked if I wanted to be his lunch date. :) AND one of my dearest friends is coming to visit. #lucky #love #TGIF

March 3, 2016 – Email from colleague that said “Outstanding!” in response to my efforts. #hardworkisgoodstuff

March 2, 2016 – Cute new hairstyle today, happy outfit, helped out on a fire drill at work, then baked delicious treats for delivery tomorrow. #productiveandfun #lucky #hardworkisgoodstuff

March 1, 2016 – Proudly cast my vote today! #feelthebern #prouddemocrat

February 28, 2016 – Finishing the weekend with the Race Armada family. #lucky #love #family #rallyneverends

February 27, 2016 – Golden Nugget! Fire pit at the pool, drinks, my hubby and our Race Armada family. #lucky #love #family #teamronchez

February 26, 2016 – It’s FRIIIIIDAY! Working on my pet project with the hubby, kicking back and having a cocktail. Hard day at work makes it even more sweet. #lucky #love #skibunni

February 25, 2016 – Good wine, good conversation and a good friend. AND my hubby came home from a business trip. #happy #love

February 24, 2016 – Had a good hair day, took myself out to lunch, then indulged in some trashy TV after the gym.

February 22, 2016 – Honestly, today’s happiest moment might be falling into bed. :-)

February 21, 2016 – Brunch with the hubby. Walked to pedicure. #ilovemylife

February 20, 2016 – Dinner with friends. I heart Saturdays!

February 19, 2016 – A new opportunity presented itself today!!!

February 18, 2016 – A colleague told me how especially cute I looked today. She said I always dress so cute!

February 17, 2016 – Got home to an extremely loving and cute kitty!!

February 16, 2016 – A lot of happy moments today. Today I celebrate three years of marriage to a wonderful man. And I spent the day riding the mountain with him and one of our best friends. Life doesn’t get much better than this.

My husband is worthy of mad love for many, many reasons. He’s handsome, smart, funny, sweet, hard working. He takes care of me. He’s a true partner in our relationship. He makes me feel like I’m the only woman in the room. But the best thing about him? The reason I married him and am happy to go through this mad journey called life together? He lets me be me. Every day. Not only does he let me be me, he loves that version of me. Even when it’s not the best version. It’s only three years, but here’s to many more. #love #teamrobinson #grateful

February 15, 2016 – Denver friends are here. 15 runs. Cocktails. Life is GOOD.

February 14, 2016 – Gonna be more than one today too. Plane touched down in Denver. Mountains here I come.

  • Found white chocolate peppermint whipped liquor at the store! #score

February 13, 2016 – Um, it’s Saturday so that means at least 5 happy moments:

  • Sleeping in
  • Waking up with my hubby, the cat and the dog
  • Cocktails!
  • A little treat from PJ’s coffee
  • Spa time!
  • Date night
  • Aaand packing for ski time!

February 12, 2016 – Held the elevator for a woman who was soooo appreciative, it made me smile.

February 11, 2016 – My hubby planned a movie date for us. Zoolander 2! And I had a great text convo with one of my best friends. #lucky #love

February 10, 2016 – Got a shout-out for writing a difficult contract at work.

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