Monday, April 19, 2010

happy monday! + committing to...

happy monday, everyone! did you have great weekends? mine was super great: after recovering (ahem) from thursday's shenanigans, i road-tripped to jacksonville on saturday for my friend m.'s wedding, making a stop to see my family on the way there, and also on the way back to sarasota. it was a really lovely celebration--wonderful people, perfect weather, a beautiful beachside setting, delicious food, a whole lot of love. just what a wedding should be, right?

and now here we are at monday again, and it's time for me to lay out my little goals for the week. before i do, though, what are your commitments this week? any goals you're working toward? anything you'll be celebrating? please share!

and without further ado, here's my list of things i'm committing to:

+ baking a version of this cake for my lovely friend k.'s 30th birthday celebration on saturday. yum.
+ eating clean (speaking of food). this is pretty much always a goal of mine, but i was really bad last week and need to get back to healthy food (particularly the made-by-me variety).
+ getting back on a good sleep schedule--i got really off this past weekend, and not enough sleep basically renders me a non-functioning shell of a human. not good. need to fix.
+ not talking about other people behind their backs. this is a big one for me, because lately i've let myself be pulled into this weird whirlpool of gossip, and i really don't like it. here's to focusing on the good in others, not the bad/strange/scandalous.
+ embracing new people, new experience, new flavors, new things. after all, spring is a time of rebirth, right?

have a wonderful monday, and i'll see you back here tomorrow. xoxo!

{ photo via inspired by love }


  1. Good ideas. Gossip track never a good run. Have a great week!

  2. Great list of "committing to's" this week! Funny you mention the not talking about people behind their backs. I work really hard on this because I find myself getting frustrated with people and then talking about that with other people. I don't like that I have a tendency to do that. It's not vicious talk, just more like if I have these feelings about someone I should tell THEM, not other people.

    I think this week I'm going to work really hard at sticking with a solid exercise plan. It helps keep my head clear and I just feel so much better. Also, I plan to stick with my 1 hour of TV watching per evening. If I have free time, I'm going to read or work on a project.

  3. Inspiring list as usual :)
    I think my commitment this week, like you, will be to get on a normal sleep schedule.
    We've been *really* bad lately, and have been staying up 'til all hours of the night watching shows (ahem, Glee, among other things)... and waking up really late. Working from home makes this really easy to do, as there's no set time i need to be working... but it also breeds laziness!
    Good luck & have a great week! xo