March 2014 Roundup

I love recording the little details of our lives. They’re so much fun to look back on (at least for me).

Here’s my roundup for last month. It’s a little late this time, but I’m really glad I was able to keep up with it so well during such a hectic time!

Photos Taken- 2062

Exercise/ Health
started exercising again- 1 mile each weekday, then 2 miles starting 3/17
Hurt my knee during the move, so no exercise the last couple of days of the month

Movies watched
Clue (a favorite classic)
Jack Reacher (Jason)
Hansel and Gretel
Dallas Buyer’s club
Veronica Mars!!!
Man of Steel
Before Sunrise

The Oscars
Once Upon A Time (we saw that the Wicked Witch from Wizard of Oz was coming to Storybrook, so we caught up over one Saturday. The Peter Pan episodes weren’t doing it for us, so glad they wrapped up that storyline)
Modern Family
Big Bang Theory
SNL, but it’s been so terrible we might be breaking up
Love It or List It
House Hunters
Southern from the heart
Finished the last season of The Guild. Sad to see it finish.
Pioneer Woman
Imagine Dragons on the iTunes Music Festival
Every show on DIY network
Greg the Bunny and started Once Upon A Time over with J
Leverage with J

Another slow month for books (see podcasts)

Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4)
Voodoo River (Elvis Cole, #5)
The Unseen (Krewe of Hunters, #5)
Ruddy Gore (Phryne Fisher, #7)
A Time to Kill (Jake Brigance, #1) (reread)
Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance, #2)

Stuff you missed in history class- I listened to about a year and a half worth of these in February and March. All caught up now!
Spotify, especially the Happy song on repeat
Fame Fatale
NPR Pop Culture Happy Hour
60 Second Science
Stuff You Shoukd Know
Cord Killers
Trending Show
ABC news podcast

Classes/ Things I Learned
Scrapbooking outside the pocket (BPC)
Storyology with Ali Edwards (given free as the pre-class material for Hello Story, BPC)

What fun things did you do with friends and/or family?
FaceTime with mom, Felicia, and Bitty

What milestones occurred? Any holidays or celebrations? How about special events?
Antoine and Heidi’s wedding
St. Patty’s Day (festivities at Jason’s work, and he brought home tasty food! Corned beef with cabbage and veggies)
Jason got an award from work for helping with the integration last year.
Jamie came to visit and help us move on 3/27
Moved on 3/29
Hatsume Fair at the Morikami on 3/30 with J

Talk about the everyday and routine bits of life in the past month.
Working hard to eat healthier and keep grocery bills low
Packing and finding missing things in the Closet of Doom. Lots of decluttering.
Watching scrapbook videos during breakfast.
MK has started sitting in my lap without too much protest

What good stuff happened? What were the hard things? Anything unusual?
Oil change and air filter for the car. Will be needing new tires soon. Also an oil leak.
Had a lizard guest for a few days. Jason caught him and set him free outside.
Went to look at the apartment on 3/15 and signed a bunch of paperwork. Explored Coral Springs. Went to three different parks.
Baby ducklings!
I gave myself a haircut. I’ve been cutting my own bangs and layering the sides for years, but this is the first time I’ve done the back.
I updated to iOS7
I found a bunch of unsent thank-you cards from our wedding.
Enjoyed our last few days in West Palm
Watched our first sunrise at our new apartment

Out and about
Went to the Gardens Mall to pick up our 5k medals
Window shopping at Lowe’s and Target
Pampano Beach (twice) with J
IKEA with J

Food- home
Sausage and Lentil soup
Fish w/ tomatoes
BBQ chicken
Black bean soup
Crock pot steak
Crock pot beef stew
Shrimp and grits
Marinated pork chops
Crock pot chicken
Broccoli casserole for J

New recipes tried- hummus, tabbouleh, egg and mushroom bake, zucchini chips, crock pot white bean soup with ham

Food- away
Reception at Pampas Grill
Checkers Fridays
Gelato and Latte at the Italian Grocery
Pizza the night we moved
Teriyaki chicken, soba noodles, and ramen at Hatsumi (J’s first ramen!)
Meatballs at IKEA
Doughnuts at Mojo Doughnuts

Crafty/ creative/ bloggy things
LO’s- 14
PL- 18 pages (4 weeks)
Blog posts- 14
Day in the Life on the 17th and 31st.

While most of the country was dealing with snow and ice storms, we’re having typical 70 and 80 degree weather. Lots of rain and tornado watches on the 7th. Beautiful weather the rest of the month. A little rain the day we moved, but not too bad.

Current events
Trouble in the Ukraine
Malaysian plane crash

Report on the progress you’ve made toward your goals or list any new goals you have set

No monthly goals for March.

Progress on yearly goals in March-
Kept up with PL.
1 Jamie LO, but none for Jason.
9 summer pages, including travel pages.
1 extended family page.
Took pictures of me and Jason each week.
We moved!!!

*Idea and prompts taken from monthly reviews/ roundups by ListGirl and Katy the Scrapbook Lady. See my past roundups here.

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