It’s been a while since I did a casual post, and since I’m in my pajamas and slippers right now, it seems like the perfect time to write one. 🙂
I’ve been busy with lots of school (like every other highschooler out there 😋), but I’ve also done some fun things within the last month. I also have some really great gifts/resources/items I’m enjoying right now that I’ll be sharing in the post. All that to say this isn’t a post just about me, but I’m also sharing some fun things for all of you to check out!
I had my birthday recently, and it was a blast! We packed Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes and had ice cream/cake. Donuts for breakfast also make a day 1000% better. Everyone was so sweet and pitched in to make my birthday celebration so much fun:)
The dessert was so yummy. I’ll definitely be having it again!
- 1 1/2 C. ground pecans
- 1/2 C. (one stick) butter – melted
- 1 C. flour
- 16oz cream cheese
- 3 C. cool whip
- 2 C. confectioners sugar
- 2 boxes instant chocolate pudding
- 5 1/3 C. milk
- Mix flour and butter. Then add pecans.
- Press in the bottom of a 13×9 pan.
- Bake at 375 degrees for 20 min. Let cool.
- Mix cream cheese, cool whip, and confectioners sugar with a hand mixer and spread half of the mixture over crust.
- Make the chocolate pudding, using 2 2/3 C. milk per package.
- Spread chocolate pudding over cream cheese filling.
- Spread remaining cool whip over the top.
With the end of the cross country season, I’ve had to plan my exercise. Since it’s pretty chilly out, I don’t usually get the opportunity to run. So instead, I swim once a week and also do lots of YouTube workouts. I’ve been using a few different workout channels, but my favorite by far is Sydney Cummings’ Royal Change. She is so positive and inspiring, and I don’t have to worry about bad music on her channel.
Today I did this one of her workouts. It was definitely the hardest video workout I’ve ever done – this one made me sweat like crazy!
And if you have weights, this kickboxing workout is a lot of fun and is super intense!
Is it just me, or does it seem like everyone is getting ready for Christmas early?! I just started listening to Christmas music, and it makes me so happy:)
This group uses absolutely no instruments. Hear the drums? Yeah, that’s a guy’s voice. 😮
Most nostalgic Christmas song for me by far.
(maybe to add to your Christmas wishlist 😉)
Slippers from Jane & Bleecher
I’m wearing them right now, and I love them so much I thought I would add them to this blog post! Soooooo soft and comfy. Find them here.
Thank for hanging out with me in my slippers and pajamas:) Have a wonderful rest of your day!!
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