Taking Stock: Pt 3

posted on: 3.04.2015

Making: Keurig Coffee. Guys, it takes some serious skill.
Cooking: Ironically, lots of pork. Although I have cut meat from my diet, Erik now has the freedom to eat whatever kind his big heart desires. Including his new favorite...pork loin.
Drinking: That Keurig Coffee I was telling you about.
Reading: The Paris Wife, loves it!
Wanting: On that note... a trip to Paris. I don't even care about PFW, I just want to be there!
Looking: At this mess of a house. I don't have kids yet, but I swear I am always cleaning.
Playing: A reggae Spotify playlist Erik created, as I do most mornings.
Wasting: Evenings watchings Law & Order SVU. I miss Stabler...
Sewing: I don't know why I keep this one in here...
Wishing: For that Euro trip remember?
Enjoying: My art studio.
Waiting: More like trying to get going. Somebody has a vet appointment in less than a hour.
Liking: Lavender Tea. I thought I would hate it, but it's so perfect before bed time.
Wondering: If my zit cleared up, I have been avoiding the mirror this morning. Oh hormones...
Loving: This vine account.
Hoping: My flight tomorrow morning makes it to Dallas. Ugh I hate planes.
Marveling: At planes. I am equally fascinated by them as I am afraid.
Needing: Money. Real original.
Smelling: Morning dew, yes it has a smell.
Wearing: My pink PJs and fluffy white socks that Admiral enjoys biting. I am a walking puppy toy.
Following: This Kylie Jenner/Amber Rose drama. I think that is the saddest fact I have ever admitted on my blog.
Noticing: How coffee completely depletes my appetite. Would you hate me if I said I kind of like that?
Knowing: My boys (Erik and Admiral) love me, and it is the best feeling in the world.
Thinking: Honestly, so many things at once my brain is aching. Highlights: flying, my pug, and what to wear today.
Feeling: A bit anxious, but also excited.
Bookmarking: The page I left off at in The Paris Wife? This one still confuses me.
Opening: The ice maker to distract my puppy with a piece of ice so that I can finish this post!
Giggling: At my crazy dog. He's running and snorting like a mad man.
Feeling: Like I need a Yoga class.

Read other Taking Stock posts here.


  1. Ummmm I miss Stabler too! But Nick Amaro is pretty good so I still watch the show :) And I loved the Paris Wife!


  2. Aww look at that cutie pie in the photo. I hate planes too. But I dislike airports more lol. Hopefully your trip will be amazing :).

    Kay of Pure & Complex

  3. I'm wishing for a Euro trip too!


  4. Love this! Definitely grabbing this for tomorrow's post :)

  5. Mmm Keurig coffee! Ugh I want to go to Europe too!!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  6. I love keurig coffee too! And I agree, it takes some serious skill to make it....ha ha
    Dresses & Denim

  7. I LOVE the lavendar vanilla tea, so good! Your pup is too adorable! I will never be sure why our pup hates ice cubes, I am pretty sure he is the only one!

    xx Cara

  8. Great post.
    I love playing reggae songs too.
    It makes me calm.

    Check my new post.

  9. Hehe I love your writing, it always puts a smile on my face :). Take me to Paris too?


  10. Such a cute pic- love puppy snuggles!
    Have a safe flight to Dallas, lady! I'm not the biggest fan of flying, either.

    Le Stylo Rouge

  11. OMG, we're in love with this post, and now off to find some lavender tea to sooth us before bed tonight :)

    xx 365Hangers

  12. Love this!! That lavender tea sounds sooo good! And I have several opinions re the Kylie/Amber dramz too lol!


  13. A trip to Dallas sounds like fun, and yoga would be heaven about now! The Paris wife was one of my favorite books- so interesting! Enjoy!


  14. Love this! I'm in Europe and I'm wishing for a trip to the USA :-P And feeling like I need a Yoga class too...


  15. So cool that you're going to Dallas! I want to go there too one day. Have a great weekend.


  16. Oh gosh, I need money too, it's never enough. LOL! I know many hates planes and airports but I actually love them! I even get really excited when I see the food cart approaching.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

  17. What a great post, and I love the photo...so cute!


  18. This was such a fun post! I'd love to be in Paris right now... :)


  19. I miss Stabler too! It's just not the same without him. I've always loved the chemistry between Benson and him! Love this post Michaela!

  20. Such a cute dog, I enjoyed your studio too and also I need a yoga class..

  21. aawww that photo is so precious!!! and what a fun post!

    have a great week, dear!
    Animated Confessions

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