Good Morning from lovely Urbana, Ohio! We are on the last leg of our 2-week sojourn, finishing up in this quiet and beautiful part of the country for my niece’s wedding. It has been two weeks of catching up with the people we’ve known forever, paying homage and reminiscing about those no longer here, reuniting with two Nourish and Nestle friends 😉, and celebrating new beginnings. We flew in my two kiddos from their respective schools, so I also got some valuable momma time! While I desperately wish we didn’t have the specter of Covid hanging over us again, we were able to celebrate safely and masked when necessary.
And what a wedding! My extended family stayed in a lovingly and beautifully restored inn, The Scioto Inn, in Urbana. If you are ever in this part of the country, I can’t recommend this charming property enough! We then made a quick trek up the road to Wren Farm, where my beautiful niece and new nephew exchanged vows and started their new life together. The reception was held in a delightfully restored barn, perfect for a wedding venue.
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Understandably, it has been crickets on the blog front his past week. It has been a lovely hiatus, but I am ready to get back home to my real life…and Flora and Peep! I miss my four-legged loves!
So, here’s what’s on my list thus far (but I won’t be home til tomorrow afternoon, so it will surely grow!)
Bake some goodies to send in a care package
Prepare some healthy food so we can get back on track after 2 weeks on the road, including these fiber cookies.
Get back into my morning walks and arm exercises.
Finish decluttering the attic and garage when it cools down a bit. I will refresh myself with these questions to ask myself as I decide whether to keep or let go of things. Having this list of where to take my discards will also be handy…I’ll prepare boxes for anticipated ‘destinations’ in advance to make tossing easy.
Can some chicken stock to replenish my pantry.
Well my friends, I need to keep this short and sweet as I need to finish packing so that we can be on the road in a half hour!
Wishing you a wonderful day and fantastic week.
Until next time,