Wisdomist Wednesday : Change

I’ve never really kept it a secret how close I am to my family.

We’re ridiculously, almost obnoxiously close .. but I love it.

My mom, dad, brother and I have more than anything else grown up together. My parents are fairly young, considering how old my brother and I are and I think that’s caused us to have a huge reliance on one-another.

They are very much my toughest critic as well as my biggest fan.

Before getting married, I was so scared all of this would change. I knew I was marrying the man of my dreams, and he is so much more than I could ever ask for.

But lately, even as I have everything – and life is pretty damn good.

I’ve missed home. A lot.

I talk to my parents, and brother daily – we see each other often …

I think the difference is, at home now … it’s so quiet. With Mr. LTSL and I having full time jobs, and us both living for evenings and weekends to just relax… I think the quietness and slow-paced nature away from work, is just something I have to get used to.

I’ve found myself having time to do other things, a whole lot more baking ( which I stinking LOVE), catch up on t.v shows … I’ve started watching Orange is the new black – I love it, but also kind of get squirmish … I’m a baby – mehh.  But besides that … that’s all I do. The mister looks forward to kicking back, sleeping in late, playing video games … and maybe going out … maybe.

I want to stinking be out all the time. While I lived with my parents, we were always doing stuff … and not even crazy stuff .. just the usual; groceries, going on picnics, visiting family; nothing fancy, nothing crazy … we were always just busy.

How strange would it be if I went out alone … I actually feel a little guilty doing that, mister man, would just rather relax at home, he IS very much a homebody. And I appreciate that, there are days where I just want to sit around in my PJs and watch meaningless TV – but then there are days, that I just want to go out, for a walk … living in the gorgeous city that I live in means there’s ALWAYS something going on.

It’s strange, I miss the chaos – I miss having something to always do – I miss running downstairs to the kitchen always being busy, or my parents sitting there sipping on their morning coffee.

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This is real life, isn’t it. I should appreciate this all, shouldn’t I. Maybe this is a lesson – a lesson to appreciate my family more and the time Mr. LTSL and I have together. Maybe I should stop complaining and ride this roller-coaster of change.

Wisdomist Wednesday : Thankful

Remember when I used to do Wisdomist Wednesday?

I haven’t done one in a while, so I’m here … to get all wisdomy with you!!

Wisdomist Wednesday’s will also be kind of like my life update posts. That’s the thing about blogging, while I LOVE food, and experimenting with flavours – this blog is also my safe space. Which, I know … is pretty ironic since there are only about a bajillion people on the internet.

I just like the idea that I have a space to just be me, and make wicked-cool friends … like you.

Lately, life has slowed down a little (read : NOT COMPLAINING … at all).

In fact, I love it. Often, I find myself smiling more, I’m laughing a whole lot more – this sounds so sappy and you can call hallmark if you wish, but I feel like after marrying this kid – my outlook on life has changed SO MUCH!!  – for the better.

He makes me excited about the silliest of things, and appreciate every single day so much more. – go ahead, gag if you must!!

Of course, not every minute of every day is a walk in the park and filled with glitter – but life is freaking good right now … and all I can say, is

 

I AM SO THANKFUL!!  

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