The Adventure Starts Here: My Month in Numbers | September 2016

Sunday, October 2, 2016

My Month in Numbers | September 2016

Happy October!  With a new month comes recapping the month that just ended.  September was a good one.  We got a glimpse of Fall, and despite the rain we are experiencing right now, it makes me really excited for October!  Once again, I'm linking up with Shoes to Shiraz where she prompts us to share a monthly recap in numbers... you can read my past posts here.  I love recapping our months and am really enjoying this format so far!  Here is my September in numbers...

Number of...

Apples picked: 10

Even though we didn't get baskets full of apples, we had so much fun picking them at the orchard!

Days of school: 11

Noah goes to school 3 mornings a week and absolutely loves it!  I'm so glad that when he got strep, it was on the weekend and was on the antibiotic in time for him not to miss any school. Noah would have been really upset to miss a day!

Nights out: 1

I got to have a dinner out with some friends, that lasted 4 hours!!!  It was great!

Tennis matches watched: 5

We got to see 5 tennis matches at the US Open this year!

Bags donated: 8

With Noah outgrowing clothes each season and becoming disinterested with some of his older toys, we always seem to have something to donate.  I've also become better at donating my stuff when it no longer fits or I don't like it anymore.  I scheduled a pickup with Big Brothers Big Sisters this month and will probably need another one before Christmas!

Trips to the zoo: 2

We have season passes to our local zoo.  While we didn't go this summer (I hate the zoo in the crazy hot heat), we are trying to make up for it this Fall!

Videos added to Noah's yearly video:  79

While Noah's at school, I've been working on Noah's annual birthday video that I make for his birthday.  So far I'm halfway done and it's so long!  I think I may have to do some major editing!

Outfits photographed:  8 outfits, 4 pairs of shoes

While I haven't been taking as many photos of my every day outfits, I have been photographing some of my favorite fall outfits.

New Fall shows added to our TiVo: 5

I love this time of year.  All my favorite shows come back on and I get to try out some new shows to see if I like them.  So far, I've added This Is Us, The Good Place, and Kevin Can Wait.  And once it gets closer to their October premiers, I will be adding The Great Indoors and Man With A Plan.  

Walks: 7

Now that it's a little cooler out, I've been taking advantage of the beautiful afternoons and getting outside for walks with Noah.  We were having a good stretch, but then we had some rainy weather and it put our walks on hold.  I hope to take even more walks in October!

New recipes: 3 

This month, I got back into meal planning and tried these new recipes: Pesto pasta, apple bread, and chicken salad sandwiches.

Trips to the doctor: 5, well technically 4

2 for Noah, 2 for me, and 1 for Chris.   But the time Chris went was to the urgent care and he and I had a joint appointment to make sure we didn't have strep like Noah.  Thankfully, we both dodged a bullet and didn't have it!

Photos posted to Instagram:  40

Instagram is my favorite form of social media.  I try to post at least once a day, sometimes twice.  Though I've found that I sometimes unintentionally take the weekends off.

What are some of your "numbers" for September???

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  1. Amen to avoiding the zoo when it's hot! We're hoping to head to the St. Louis zoo sometime this Fall. Great job donating 8 bags! That always feels so good to clear things out. I need to do that with my wardrobe and my kitchen. We're also hoping to get more walks in now that the weather is cooler.

  2. Now you kind of have me wishing that my chambray was the lighter one... that way I could wear it with jeans. BUT, guess what. The maroon pants I had my eyes on are back in stock so I ordered them. Them and another tunic tee because they are SO affordable and comfy. Looks like September stacked up to be a pretty amazing month friend. Happy October.

  3. I am so glad you and Chris missed strep. Nothing is much worse than being sick and taking care of your little one. Happy Sunday :)

  4. How did you only pick 10 apples?! I go crazy with apples for all of September! And we love the zoo too, such a fun way to pass our days. We go almost weekly.

  5. What a great month! Yay for not getting strep. That would have been awful to add on top of Noah having it.

  6. Yay for not getting strep! I have a girls night tonight and I'm excited!

  7. Great recap...I still really love that chambray top! Thanks for linking up


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