Keeping Up With Cass – September 2021

Where the heck do I start with this month 

Life:

Another busy as anything month over here, but it was more manageable.  We as usual had a lot going on. 
Next Month, I am doing a no-spend October (I’ll be sharing more on this tomorrow) & to be honest I’m really looking forward to taking a break from spending money.
Reading: I did some serious reading this past month, I’m not sure how but I’m happy I was able to. On that note, between physical books & e-books, I read 7 books! I have read 42/55 books in my 2021 reading challenge. 
Fitness wise: I found myself taking it easier this past month. But still rotating between that new schedule: 3 strength days, 2 cardio & 2 light movement days (yoga/barre). I just crave movement in the mornings, especially weekdays because I sit in front of my computer all day. 

House:

We started the month with a heck of a lot going on; the house was being painted, we finally got a water softener installed. So by the first weekend of September, all that was done. All we had to do was re-put the house together, deep clean again & a few things. 
The few things were tasks Mr.P & his dad did. They changed a bunch of the light fixtures & the whole house looks completely different now. They also changed pretty well all the light switches since half of those were broken & hung the last TV on the wall. 
A whole lot of the missing furniture items finally arrived; we got our dining chairs, bedside tables, entry way bench & coat hook, entry way table, & our dresser. We are officially only missing 2 things & we’re just praying they come soon.
The homestretch is officially here, we only have the closet installation & blind replacements, both are currently scheduled to be done by Saturday afternoon, yes like this weekend Saturday, so we are super pumped about that. I’m just happy I can stop officially living out of a laundry basket! 

Wedding Planning: 

We finally set a date & found our venue! The countdown to the wedding is officially on. Other than that, we have just been trying to nail down a few key vendors; photographer, hair/makeup & band/dj. Have been picking colour schemes, & even picked out the Save The Dates / Invitations. I had my first wedding dress try on appointment last weekend, & my goodness it was fun. I didn’t officially go with anything yet but yeah it was shocking how fun it was.

Work:

Things have been so hectic. I have been working with a team member on the marketing which has been great, she has been slowly taking responsibilities off my plate & it has been a godsend. I am literally counting down until I step into my new official role & leave the marketing behind, the new year can not come soon enough. But my responsibilities have slowly been shifting in that direction already, which has been great.

What I’ve Been Watching:

TV:

  • Bachelor In Paradise
  • All American – S3

Netflix:

  • Straight Outa Compton

Hay U:

  • Below Deck Med – S5
  • Love Island – S7 
  • Real Housewives of Beverly Hills – S11

Crave:

  • Succession – S1

What Have I Been Reading:

  • The Rehearsals by Annette Christie
  • Talk Bookish To Me by Kate Bromley
  • The Fixer Upper by Mary Kay Andrews
  • If The Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy 
  • The Jetsetters by Amanda Eyre Ward 

In Case You Missed This Months Blog Posts

Here is a quick recap in case you missed any posts from September:

How was your September? Did anything exciting happen?

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