{WHW}: Currently....

Currently, I'm....

Reading ...
nothing...I'm still totally slacking in this department. Really hoping to find some time to get back into my book, but by the end of the night once Ella is down for bed, I just want to veg in front of the tv.

Watching ...
Real Housewives of OC (Shannon is a little annoying to me this season; Peggy is so BLAH I hope she doesn't come back next season) and Dallas (feeling kinda meh about this season too). I want to get into Big Little Lies since we have HBO now, and maybe the Handmaid's Tale--I'd heard good things and since it won some Emmy's, we'll see!

On the menu this week:
Monday: One Pot Broccoli Pesto Pasta (with chicken)
Tuesday: Roasted Veggie Enchilada Bake
Wednesday: Crockpot Meatballs (with Spaghetti)
Thursday: Baked Tilapia with Garlic and Parmesan BreadCrumbs (recipe to come)
Friday: dinner out somewhere

Looking forward to ... 
a teacher workday on Friday and grabbing lunch out with my friend

Enjoying ...
my morning commute view of the Potomac--if you have to go to work, seeing this to and from work isn't a bad gig.
{via}  so I didn't take this myself bc driving and trying to take pictures isn't safe, but you get the idea. It's so serene!
water and tea with honey...this sore throat/head cold has really hit me and I've been doing whatever I can to ease the symptoms

baby jammies with zippers. And baby outfits that are one pieces with snaps that make diaper changes quick. Shorts and pants are cute, but they are a PAIN when you change a baby and have to get two wiggly little legs back into those shorts/pants! lol
MG leaving for out of the country work travel this coming weekend...for 5 days! Luckily my MIL is coming to help out, and my mom is coming the other days too, so I won't be flying totally solo.

Wanting ... 
this stupid head cold to go away. And to have an immune system that actually works against all of these kid germs

Needing ...
the middle of the night wake ups to stop. Ella started waking up at around 2 and 5 a few nights last week into this one. Monday night she made it until 4:40 (and then I eventually fed her at 5 when all of my tricks didn't get her back to sleep). After having a baby sleep through the night, to having middle of the night wake ups--especially when sick--is ROUGH

Wearing ...
dresses while it's still warm out, although it makes for an interesting time when I pump at work. I'll just let you stop and visualize the logistics of that for a second. Got in a good laugh? :)

Grateful For...
MG. I know I know, but really he's such a great dad and he's an amazing husband. He always willingly picks up the slack and jumps in whenever I need him to. He knows baby is tied to me a lot (because boobies) but he does whatever he can the rest of the time to help ease the load on me and I appreciate it. Plus, watching him and Ella together just makes my heart melt :)
Now it's your turn to link up with Jessi and I to share what's hap-"pinning" with you!


  1. I hope those 5 days fly by while MG is away! Feel better girl! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  2. Girl, yes. Walker (born in January) lived in those one-piece zip-up onesies for months and months! They just make diaper changes and getting dressed in the morning sooooo much easier! I hope you feel better soon; nothing worse than being sick with a baby.

  3. Awww Miss Ella is getting so big! She's adorable Jenn! That is so awesome your MIL and Mom are coming in to help! It takes a village :)

  4. oh look at those two in the last photo! so sweet. and lol to dresses and pumping. you're right - funny visual! ok so tv, you know this is my passion lol. oc - i agree. i think shannon is just not herself from the weight and stress of her marriage poor thing. have a special place for her in my heart. and new chick is lame. dallas is meh, you're right. big little lies is SO good. and handmaids tale really but just know both are very intense. but also very empowering. it's interesting. let me know if you start them!

    xoxo cheshire kat

  5. Hope you feel better soon! There's nothing worse than a between season cold. And I feel you on Shannon and Peggy. And I'm annoyed with Kelly too, she always takes it WAY farther than it should go! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

  6. Dallas is the only one I've watched but yea this season is meh - I literally want to strangle Leanne every time I hear her talk though. I'll be thinking of you when he leaves, you go this! (only 5 days!) Also, read big little lies if you can first - I just posted about it today actually! Hope you're feeling better!

  7. That One Pot Broccoli Pesto looks delicious!! I I think I need to try that out!!

  8. I am just getting back into the Dallas housewives, and do feel meh about it. But I love me some Brandi and Stephanie! Sending hugs to feel better soon <3
    Green Fashionista

  9. That broccoli pesto pasta sounds really good! Hope you're feeling better!

  10. Your menu this week sounds amazing!

  11. Aw that is sweet of your momma and MIL to come and help you out! I hope your head cold clears up before then! Ha I can only imagine the pumping in a dress, like going to the bathroom at the bar in a romper, so awkward!

  12. I am right there with you on flying solo starting Saturday until next Friday. Ugh. I have some help. So grateful for our MILs and mothers. I loved onesie style clothes and things with zippers. So helpful.

  13. I'm reading Eligible right now and I can't remember if you've read it or not?! And I quit watching RHOC because Shannon and Kelly were driving me crazy. Dallas got on my nerves too with LeeAnn and her crazy self ha! I'm watching Eric and Jessie--my favorite!
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

  14. Ohh your menu this week sounds great! Everyone raves about the onesies with zippers! I've been trying to stock up lately - luckily there are plenty of cute ones! I don't love the idea of having to pull anything over the baby's little head for a while and think onesies are just so cute - the zipper ones seem too good to be true!!

  15. Cracking up up about the pumping image - that does sound quite interesting!

  16. Gosh Shannon is SO annoying I want to smack her!! And I miss Heather!


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