Living in the moment.
That is what I have been doing a lot of lately…..probably explaining why I haven’t had a chance to write a blog in a while. Life has been crazy busy with school, work, and a little thing called Thanksgiving. But you know what?? Living in the moment is not bad at all! It makes moments like this even sweeter when you get to reflect on everything you just experienced.
Living in the moment 🙂
Thanksgiving was awesome this year! I got to spend time with my real family, my boyfriend and his family (which is practically my family), and my WDAY family (I had to work on Thanksgiving). Think about it people….three different sets of families coming together within one week! That means lots of laughs, A LOT OF FOOD, and a lot of things to be thankful for. I am one lucky girl to have all of these people in my life.
Lebak Thanksgiving family tradition
Want to know something else crazy!? I MADE Thanksgiving Dinner at my parents house…..ME!!! (Alright alright, my boyfriend helped too…he made the sweet potatoes so I have to give him some credit cause they were awesome). 🙂 But trust me, I had the pizza delivery guy on speed dial on my phone. I’m glad things turned out! Phew!
Yup, we made that!
And what else would Thanksgiving be without the good ol’ Turkey Trot road race? Hundreds gathered in Bismarck to race to raise money for cystic fibrosis. Me, my boyfriend, and his brother ran the 5K. I could not stop laughing the entire time because they kept cracking jokes the whole time. The race was a blast and I’m glad we did it!
Turkey Trotters after the race
After Thanksgiving we all know what happens….BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING! My mom drove back to Fargo to spend the weekend with me after Thanksgiving and to go shopping. We went shopping from 11 pm on Thursday night to 5 am Friday morning. We are crazy!!! And to make us sound even more crazy, we went back out around 10 am on Friday. Who needs sleep anyways? One good thing is that I found many good deals! AND I bought a nice new Cannon DSLR Rebel camera….so prepare to see some fancy photos coming on this blog soon! (I hope).
The crazy shoppers
Speaking of photos, I just got a CD filled with professional photos of when I was at the Sweetheart Pageant in Hoopeston, IL. Everything from swim wear to talent to different appearances from the week were on the CD. Thank you Joe Whiteko for being so awesome. You are an amazing photographer! I am looking forward to seeing you in the future!
Photo thanks to Joe Whiteko
Well, I should probably get to writing one of my 7 papers I have to finish for my class finals this semester….bahh! Thankfully I don’t mind writing papers, you just have to get into that right mindset.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!!! I’ll talk to you soon
Miss Red River Valley