Currently… (September 2015)

///Currently… (September 2015)

Currently… (September 2015)

Happy Monday!

I hope you’all had a great weekend.  Was it chilly where you live?  It was so cool in Asheville yesterday!

Just a little reminder that my JUMBO giveaway is still going on here!  You can win shoes (of YOUR choice,) a running skirt, healthy ice cream, a massager, eye-wear retainers and travel dreams!  Something out of every main category on my site. There will be five winners, so don’t miss your chance.

For today’s post, I’m continuing my “Currently…” series.  I love sharing more personal tidbits of my life in these posts.  I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I do putting them together!

Here is what I’m currently doing this September…


Most of my free time has been used cleaning up old blog posts.

Here is a tip: expect a blog redesign to take ten times more time than you think.  Also don’t expect the launch to go perfect and don’t expect the work to end after the launch.  That is hard for me to accept, but it is the truth!  Thanks for continuing to hang with me while I work on my site speed!

I have been sneaking in a few evening reading session with this Danielle Steel book, A Perfect Life. {Amazon Affilate Link}

I bought it because the main character is a overworked TV journalist.  It was a quick, good read!


You know I love me some Kenny Chesney!  I adore his new song and this video makes me want to go back to the Bahamas.  What a cool sea plane too!


I’ve been so busy with the blog, I haven’t had much time to watch TV this month.  That’s a good thing because TV is in a serious rut right now!  I was so sad the Astronaut Wive’s Club was only a mini series.  I should have guesed when they jumped through several years of history in one show.

I did watch this…

The Unauthorized Full House Story

The Lifetime Unauthorized Full House Movie.  I was THE BIGGEST fan of this show growing up.  Any problem could be solved in thirty minutes or less!

Unfortunately this movie was a train wreck that I could not stop watching.

I am anxiously awaiting the new show Fuller House and really hoping its good.

Please don’t judge? 🙂


My denim vest.  It’s the perfect transition piece for fall.  More on that for Fashion Friday!

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All things fall.  With yesterdays weather I’m feeling ready to get out the fall decor.  It’s time… maybe this weekend.



I’ve busted out the crock pot and made a new batch of this tomato soup.  It’s so easy, still feels a little summery, but is still perfect for fall.



Does watching that terrible Full House movie count as an indulgence?

If not… Ritas.


I’ve got to get my fix in for the season.


My dear friend Melanie is on this list every time.  She is rocking her stem cell transplant in Chapel Hill.  It’s been filled with lots of ups and downs, but overall the transplant is taking and it is going as well as can be expected.

Melanie Isabella Chapel Hill

The hubs and I have flown down to visit her a few times.  This past time we brought our God daughter Isabella back to Asheville so she could go to school during the week.  She is such a joy!

Isabella Plane Ride


Of beach sunsets.  I live to see views like this.

Bahamas, Elbow Cay, August 2015-582-24

I hope your week is off to a great start!  Tomorrow I’m talking about sidelining meat this football season with appetizers perfect for the next game.  Don’t miss it!

And of course, have a Marvelous Monday! Thanks for the linkup Katie.

Your turn!

What are you currently doing…?

By | 2017-08-15T14:04:08-04:00 September 14th, 2015|Currently..., Fun|41 Comments


  1. Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes September 15, 2015 at 9:28 pm - Reply

    Wait…a new Full House show? What what?!

  2. Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes September 15, 2015 at 9:27 pm - Reply

    OMG, the Full House movie? I had no idea there was such a thing! And there is a new show coming out? What what?!

    • JulieWunder September 16, 2015 at 4:49 pm - Reply

      I know! It’s this bad unauthorized movie– but I kind of loved it.

  3. Nicole @ Fitful Focus September 14, 2015 at 9:08 pm - Reply

    There’s a lifetime movie about full house? WHAT?! I need to watch it – I don’t care how bad it is! haha – Sending good vibes to Melanie!

    • JulieWunder September 16, 2015 at 4:49 pm - Reply

      That’s how I felt! My Brother (we obviously watched it together all the time) called to tell me I must watch it! I found it on demand.

  4. [email protected] the Long Way Home September 14, 2015 at 8:58 pm - Reply

    I’m getting a lot of “encouragement” to move my blog to Word Press…but oh, the work! The revamping…the learning curve….

  5. Farrah September 14, 2015 at 8:34 pm - Reply

    Someday, I hope to have the resolve to work through my old blog posts and fix em’ up. But now is not that time. x_x That soup looks delicious, and oh em gee, that beach sunset is gorgeous!

    Sending lots of good thoughts to Melanie! <3

    • JulieWunder September 16, 2015 at 4:48 pm - Reply

      So much time! I’ve barely made a dent in the content! I spent a lot time re-categorizing because my old categories didn’t make a lot of sense!

  6. Mandy Smith September 14, 2015 at 5:57 pm - Reply

    I can’t wait for Fuller House to air! I heard it was going to be a Netflix only series. I recorded the Unauthorized Full House… Haven’t watched it yet.
    My 9 year old had been watching Full House. She’s as obsessed as I was. Makes my heart smile.

    • JulieWunder September 16, 2015 at 4:47 pm - Reply

      Say what? I’m going to have to get Netflix then… checking on it!

  7. [email protected] September 14, 2015 at 3:16 pm - Reply

    Oh my gosh, I heard that the Full House movie was awful, thanks for confirming it! That’s so disappointing! I loved that show growing up!

    • JulieWunder September 16, 2015 at 4:46 pm - Reply

      Haha! Leave it to me to pick and watch the worst thing on TV. I have terrible taste in movies too 😉

  8. Runaway Bridal Planner September 14, 2015 at 2:49 pm - Reply

    Such a cute denim vest, I was just thinking the other day I needed to break out my denim stuff again:)
    Okay, so I am a huge Kenny fan, I love Kenny, love that song too! Although I hadn’t seen that video until just now. I saw him in concert in August and I could seriously go to more, he’s awesome!
    I didn’t catch the LIfetime movie, but ya I am very much looking forward to the new full house:) I grew up on that show after school!

    • JulieWunder September 16, 2015 at 4:45 pm - Reply

      Oh!!! I’ve seen him twice and loved every minute of it! Did you see he’s touring with Miranda and Sam Hunt next?

  9. Dani @ Dani California Cooks September 14, 2015 at 1:50 pm - Reply

    I am loving your denim vest!!

  10. Jess @hellotofit September 14, 2015 at 1:31 pm - Reply

    I’m excited for all things fall now, too! The weather temps have officially dropped to fall-appropriate numbers.

    • JulieWunder September 16, 2015 at 4:45 pm - Reply

      It’s really pretty outside! I hope you are having a great week!

  11. Cailee September 14, 2015 at 12:48 pm - Reply

    WOW! What a weekend jammed packed!! 🙂 And oh my word whatttttt?! A new Full House?! I was OBSESSED with that show growing up! I came home and watched it after school almost every day! true, any problem could be solved in no time at all!! 🙂 Amazing! Life lessons ya know 🙂

  12. [email protected] September 14, 2015 at 11:37 am - Reply

    I love reading Danielle Steel novels. Always a great read. I saw the Unauthorized Full house movie as well and enjoyed it. So looking forward to the series. So you’re not alone.

  13. Jen September 14, 2015 at 11:12 am - Reply

    I’m loving the fall weather we’re having in Charlotte right now! It was 45 degrees when I woke up this morning!

    • JulieWunder September 16, 2015 at 4:44 pm - Reply

      It’s so pretty! Such a great place to live!

  14. BLane Sherer September 14, 2015 at 10:53 am - Reply

    This past weekend surely felt like fall.
    Love the denim vest over the dress.
    We celebrated my grandson’s first birthday celebration
    outside at a park on Sunday. He’s a cutie !

  15. Jamie September 14, 2015 at 9:47 am - Reply

    Sending lots of positive vibes your friends way! I am totally digging this fall weather and the lack of humidity. Although it happened overnight (or so it seemed) I’m really happy to be back running in cooler temperatures 🙂 Hope you have a fabulous Monday!

    • JulieWunder September 16, 2015 at 4:43 pm - Reply

      It did seem to happen so quickly this year! I kind of wanted to squeeze a week or two of summer out of the year!

  16. Mary Beth Jackson September 14, 2015 at 9:13 am - Reply

    It is 55 degrees this morning in Georgia, I hate to have to leave! It needs to move south we need it! I love the denim vest- super cute! Have a great week!

    • JulieWunder September 14, 2015 at 9:29 am - Reply

      Ohhhhh!!! Back to Florida!!!! Hope your race went well!

  17. Love the denim vest! I need to go find mine somewhere in my crowded unorganized closet

  18. Annmarie September 14, 2015 at 8:27 am - Reply

    HECK YEAH for Full House! That show was my jam when I was younger too!

    • JulieWunder September 14, 2015 at 9:28 am - Reply

      Any problem solved in 30 minutes. Love it. Wish real life was like that!

  19. heather September 14, 2015 at 8:15 am - Reply

    I’m praying for your friend too!!!! Love the red dress. I never really liked Full House. I hope you have a great Monday

    • JulieWunder September 14, 2015 at 9:28 am - Reply

      Thank you for the prayers! They are so appreciated!

  20. Tanya @ Mom's Small Victories September 14, 2015 at 7:42 am - Reply

    I gave been wanting to read The Astronauts Wives Club, heard good things about the book. Hope the blog redesign gets finished up, so exciting. Praying for your friend Melanie too. I hope you will stop by and linkup with our Small Victories Sunday linkup and inspire our readers to read, eat, create, live and blog well with your posts! Stopping by from NC Blogger Network 🙂

    • JulieWunder September 14, 2015 at 9:27 am - Reply

      Hi! Great to see you from the NC Blog Network 🙂
      I will try to remember your linkup Sunday!

  21. Susanna @Zealous Mom September 14, 2015 at 6:54 am - Reply

    I love these posts! I so love your denim vest and your shoes you are wearing in the picture. Super cute! Hope all is well in your world. Would love to see you soon. 🙂

    • JulieWunder September 14, 2015 at 9:27 am - Reply

      Thanks Susanna! I’m so glad you like them. They always seem to be popular, so I keep doing them! Yes, let’s get together!

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