things i love thursday! (february 23, 2012)

Vocationally, this week has been. Uh.

What eez zees werd ju yoos?


Ahh, da dahling. Zeeeteeeussss.

But I am so thankful for all the blessings around me that make up for it. Here we go!


  • That lovely card, brought to you by Carli.
  • Delicious dinners made by my husband!
  • Breakfast Club.
  • More nesting fun.
  • Redecorating.
  • Having Sarah, Trace’s girlfriend, come to stay with us.
  • How sweet she was despite Hamlet pouncing on her relentlessly throughout the night. (I promise, it’s because he loves you, Sarah!)
  • Consuming an entire bottle of sparkling grape juice in one sitting. (DO. NOT. JUDGE.)
  • Long conversations about the future.
  • Exciting opportunities for my friends.
  • A new TV! With HD! Welcome to 2012, Durrenbergers!
  • Being honest and vulnerable.
  • Getting pampered and winning free stuff at a Mary Kay party.
  • Purging (almost) ALL of my makeup.
  • Making new friends.
  • Dinner with friends.
  • Making life changes.
  • Ash Wednesday.
  • Grace.
  • Cupcakes.
  • Chocolate.
  • Knowing that a horrible, tear-filled day can be redeemed by hanging out with my bible study friends.
  • Also holding small babies.
  • Also, NEW BABIES! So many new babies! EEEP! Two this week! Welcome to the world John Matthews and Camden Machnic! Y’all are cute. I’m cookin’ you up a friend. Hold tight!
  • My best friend’s Durrenbaby pinboard. My best friend in general, really.
  • Beginning and ending my days in the warm embrace of my husband.

What do you love this week?

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