planning : to take this painting of my grandmother in my hometown and have it reframed so that it can go up in the dining room. My Aunt painted it years ago; for a while it hung in my parents' entryway but then I wanted it. Yay Christmas money!
hoping : to get a little more serious about this blog. I would LOVE to try to post 3 times a week... I am still trying to figure out a direction I want to take in those regards. This blog started out being about our move and medical life, and then went almost exclusively to Myles, so I need to do some more dreaming and thinking about what I want this to be.
baking : tonight's dinner was inspired by a recent trip to Macaroni Grill last week. Myles LOVED the spinach and cheese manicotti and so I thought I would attempt to make such a thing Kyle friendly by throwing in some ground chicken to the filling. So these are my chicken, ricotta and spinach manicotti with a basil and garlic tomato sauce. Semi-homemade for the win. (Boxed pasta and jarred sauce). I tried to get it assembled during Myles' afternoon nap but had to finish with him crying in the floor. Yay toddlerhood and teething.
wearing : I really do love the look of long tops and leggings during the fall/winter when I can but unfortunately I just don't really own any long-enough tops (and having a terrible time finding any). So out comes the summer too short (for me) to wear as a real summer dress so I wear it as a bathing suit cover-up, and since it is some great muted colors... turns into a long top with a cozy sweater and boots for the currently not too freezing SC winter weather.
resolving : to be more present. To put the phone down more often. To take in what is happening instead of trying to find that perfect angle for the perfect photo. To listen more and talk less.
As usual, I am linking up with Anne and Jenna today! Thanks for hosting ladies!