The Blanket Scarf, A Book Challenge, and a Wonderful Woman

One of my most frequently asked questions this fall has been about my blanket scarf. I missed the infamous Zara one so I found this similar one last fall on Amazon.   It's made in China and took about 4 weeks to arrive.  I think I spent around $30 but now it's down to $19.99 and has a few color options!  My favorite part about is that while its big it's not too thick so it's easy to wrap around and you don't get too hot. I wore it all fall, winter, and spring last year and can't wait to do it again.

I've rounded up a few of my favorites here:
In an effort to stay off social before bed I've decided to start a book challenge for myself. I want to try to read a book a week until Dec 31! I'm not sure I can swing it but I really need to jump start my reading again and thought this would be a good way. My goal is to start on Sunday and end by the following Sunday.  My first book is The Knockoff which I started this past Sunday. I'm only about 60 pages in so I have some work to do :)
Wish me luck and feel free to join along if you're up for a challenge.

Over the weekend we lost an amazing woman in our family. While we knew she would leave us one day it happened much faster than we all expected.  I've lost a lot of people in my life but this was the first person close to me I've lost in about 10 years and it's been hard. I think the hardest part is that she is the first person in my adult life that I lost that knew me, Kyle, and my boys. I feel so sad they won't remember her but I know she loved  them like her own and will be watching over them from heaven.

I will forever cherish this picture as it's the last picture I took with her before she got sick. 



  1. I am incredibly sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. She looks like an amazing woman! Xo, Stephanie

  2. I am so sorry for your loss. She seems like she was such a fun, sweet lady. Prayers for you and you family.

  3. Nat, I'm so sorry for your loss. Definitely keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers! Sending you lots of hugs!!

  4. I'm so sorry for your loss. It's never easy.

  5. My condolences for your loss. She looked like a wonderful lady from the pictures.

  6. I'm so sorry for you loss, I can't imagine how hard this must be <3 Those sweet boys have a guardian angel watching over them.

  7. So sorry to hear about your grandma! It's never easy no matter the age.

  8. im sorry for your loss :( she seems like she was a sweet lady. xoox

  9. Aww.. So sorry for your loss..! It's so hard losing someone.


  10. I'm so sorry for your loss :(
    Let me know how you like "The Knockoff"! It's on my to-read list!

    Lauren :)

  11. Many prayers and blessings to you and your family!!

    Jasmine | The Sixth Disney Princess

  12. I am so sorry for your loss. Sending lots of love and prayers your way!!


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