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Twenty Fifteen and Cottage Pie

Zoey and I are cuddling on the couch trying to stay warm on this very cold New Years Eve.  I am watching Appendices #8 from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and contemplating the year that was and the year yet to come.

I feel like I slept through much of 2014.  I sat by and let things happen.  I existed but did not live life to its fullest.  I have many goals for the new year.  Though I am not sure if they are truly new years resolution.  I was asked by someone on Monday if I had any resolutions and I was struck by the fact that I had made none.  But I think it is time to make some.  Somethings need to be improved in the new year.  Mainly I need to focus on myself.  Doing things that make me happy, focusing on the good.

Goals for the new year!

  • Cook more
  • Blog more
  • Fix my recipe page
  • Say Yes to hanging out with people
  • Get out of the House other than going to work at least once a week.
  • Re-read
    • Silmarillian
    • The Hobbit
    • The Fellowship of the Ring
    • The Two Towers
    • The Return of the King
  • Read for fun at least 12 new books!
  • Exercise more
  • Knit more
  • Sew more
  • Take more photos
  • Save up for a new camera
  • Save up for a new sewing machine
  • Save up for a serger.

So we come to New Years Eve and here I am working on the first two goals.  Tonight I am blogging and cooking a Cottage Pie for our culinary enjoyment.

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Pumpkin Patch

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Happy Pumpkin Patch day! That you To Starbucks for making my chai latte so much better with coconut milk.

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Fall is here.  It is that time again for pumpkins and colored leaves.  This last Saturday my class went to pick pumpkins and I picked up a new scarf in honor of the event.  Here are some pictures from the farm.

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