October 12th, 2012
in an effort to truly recognize the simple pleasures in my life, i have compiled a list of random happenings that made the last seven days a lot brighter. (& trust me, they were all very much appreciated.)

Four words. “we’re proud of you.” they never get old.
Girly-ness. i went to an appointment for something really girly this last week. the whole time during the session i kept thinking, “how did i go from being a middle schooler wearing boys clothes to this?”
Hair cuts. twice a year (three times if i’m lucky) i travel to the southside for a chop of the locks. even if that fresh outta the salon ‘do only lasts a few hours, i never regret the trip.
Home building. when i signed on the dotted line back in May, i had no idea how quickly this process would go.  i have now been driving by my home site every day after work since July 13th.  the fact that i met my father & the contractor for a walk-through yesterday is completely mind-boggling & totally, without a doubt, one of the most humbling experiences of my life.
Out of towners. the nice thing about being from Nebraska is that your Nebraska-born relatives most likely love the huskers, too. last weekend, we had some of those relatives fly in for the Husker/Ohio State game. if there’s ever been a reason to love football more than simply watching the boys battle it out, it’s an awesome excuse to see out-of-towners.
Panera’s baked potato soup. considering the fact that i spent way too many hours with popsicle fingers this week, i was more than pleased to receive a phone call with a sweet voice on the other line saying, “brooke, i picked you up some soup for dinner.” not only did i appreciate the kind favor, i realized that it is officially soup season which accounts for 80% of my diet during the fall & winter months.

in an effort to truly recognize the simple pleasures in my life, i have compiled a list of random happenings that made the last seven days a lot brighter. (& trust me, they were all very much appreciated.)

  • Four words. “we’re proud of you.” they never get old.
  • Girly-ness. i went to an appointment for something really girly this last week. the whole time during the session i kept thinking, “how did i go from being a middle schooler wearing boys clothes to this?”
  • Hair cuts. twice a year (three times if i’m lucky) i travel to the southside for a chop of the locks. even if that fresh outta the salon ‘do only lasts a few hours, i never regret the trip.
  • Home building. when i signed on the dotted line back in May, i had no idea how quickly this process would go.  i have now been driving by my home site every day after work since July 13th.  the fact that i met my father & the contractor for a walk-through yesterday is completely mind-boggling & totally, without a doubt, one of the most humbling experiences of my life.
  • Out of towners. the nice thing about being from Nebraska is that your Nebraska-born relatives most likely love the huskers, too. last weekend, we had some of those relatives fly in for the Husker/Ohio State game. if there’s ever been a reason to love football more than simply watching the boys battle it out, it’s an awesome excuse to see out-of-towners.
  • Panera’s baked potato soup. considering the fact that i spent way too many hours with popsicle fingers this week, i was more than pleased to receive a phone call with a sweet voice on the other line saying, “brooke, i picked you up some soup for dinner.” not only did i appreciate the kind favor, i realized that it is officially soup season which accounts for 80% of my diet during the fall & winter months.
  1. kellykovetskouture said: Soup FTW!!!!! Happy Weekend!
  2. lattesandlullabies said: Panera’s Baked Potato Soup is ah-maze-ing!
  3. brookesnooks posted this
Hi! I'm Brooke. Indianapolis is my home & I welcome you to my little nook. I'm a twenty-something girl who was born in the land of corn (Okl.), attended undergrad in the true Sea of Red (Neb.), & eventually found her way back home again after picking up a couple letters behind her name (Kan.) while clinging to an adorable Maltipoo named Bentley. Thank you for stopping by & please feel free to leave a comment (or ask a question) under the "Be Kind" tab at the top... xo, B
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