All posts filed under: thoughts

let’s ring in the new year.

There’s something about the anticipation of a new year that makes me really contemplate how I use my time. I am sure that this feeling is pretty common among most of us, but I still feel a little melancholy thinking of how the past year went and how everything has changed over the past 12 months. Could I have made better use of 2017 to save more money, eat out less, and waste less time stalking random people on Facebook? Probably. Should I have forgiven myself sooner for past mistakes and taken better care of my body? Definitely. But here’s the thing: shoulda, woulda, coulda. It’s easy to dwell on the negative aspects of 2017 – and honestly, I feel like there were a lot of them – but this is the perfect excuse to make 2018 a better year. If there is one thing I learned from 2017 it is that life isn’t always fair, but you are responsible for making your own life (and those in it) positive. So here’s to less negativity, surrounding ourselves …

long time no talk.

After a little bit of a hiatus, I’m jumping back into the blogging world. During this time away we experienced our 100th sale at Shelby Lynne + Vin and are now expanding our product selection. Vinnie and I are still living with our favorite hooman, Steve, who spoils us rotten. And we’re both fighting the urge to start decorating for Christmas, which Steve refuses to allow until the day after Thanksgiving. Going forward – I will be splitting up my posts into three different categories: adventures, thoughts, and shop updates. Before, I was struggling to figure out a pattern or a focus with each of my blogs – hopefully this helps a bit! So thanks for sticking around for the ride.