Thinking Out Loud Thursday

by Lisa on Thursday: Feb 04, 2016
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This week has been a good one so far! I’m ready to share my thoughts from the week, linking up with Thinking Out Loud Thursday:

Thinking Out Loud

  1. Nearly every day this week, I’ve had at least 4 hours of meetings at work, today included. On the one hand, it’s a nice break from the pressing deadlines and usual work, but on the other hand, by the end of each day I’m more than ready to leave the conference rooms and go home.
  2. Outside of work, things have been relatively low key, which has also been a nice change of pace. I didn’t even end up writing much in my planner for the first half of the week, as far as to-do lists are concerned. This is practically unheard of for me.
  3. Speaking of planners, I recently subscribed to the Planner Addict subscription box. I actually subscribed back in November, but due to a series of issues, I won’t be receiving my first box until today (according to USPS tracking). I have to say, this company is already leaving a bad taste in my mouth, and I will almost definitely cancel. After I get the box, I will be posting a full, honest review of my experience.
  4. On the topic of subscription boxes, I’ve canceled a bunch in my effort to save more money for the wedding, so I’m down to only two (assuming I follow through on canceling Planner Addict): Sephora and BoxyCharm.
  5. I was previously subscribed to Julep, but it just wasn’t doing it for me anymore. Also, D and I were subscribers of Japan Crate, which is a subscription that sends out a box of candies from Japan on a monthly basis. I canceled that so we could get through our backlog of Japan Crate goodies and also to save money. I will eventually resubscribe to this one for sure because it’s incredibly fun and unique.
  6. The weather this week has been unseasonably warm, much to my delight. It was over 60 degrees one day this week and they’re forecasting the same for today. I’ve been getting outside for 1-2 walks per day, and it’s been exactly what I needed.
  7. D and I were chatting last night about how many old TV shows are relaunching this year. It seems like the trend has been started, and now everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. There’s Gilmore Girls, Dexter, the X-Files, Full House, and probably more that I’m not thinking of. I’m a super fan of the Gilmore Girls, but I’m apprehensive that they’re not going to do the original series justice.
  8. D and I binge watched Dexter right around this time last year and loved it, but couldn’t stand the finale. I’m not sure how they can come back from that in this new version of the series.

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Are you looking forward to any of the new “relaunched” TV series?

Are you getting unseasonable warmth in your area too, or is it snowing where you are?

10 Responses to “Thinking Out Loud Thursday”

  1. I’ve never watched Dexter, but it’s on my list of series’ that I’d like to watch, right along with Lost. And as much as I’d love to get excited about the relaunched series’, I think it’ll be hard for me to do since what I loved most about the old ones was that they were from an older and more innocent time. I don’t know how they’d bring them back, make them relevant, and not lose the magic that made them so lovable in the first place.

    • Lisa says:

      I loved Lost too! Both series will suck you in for sure. I agree with you on wondering how they plan to bring back these shows but keep the magic. I don’t know if it’s going to be possible!

  2. Hollie says:

    I’m really interested about that planner review. That’s weird and somewhat sketchy it never made it to your house.

    It’s been unseasonable warm and I have no issues with it in the slightest. I could not see any snow until next year and it would be fine by me.

    • Lisa says:

      I will be posting about the planner box in a week or so. It was definitely a sketchy series of things that happened!

  3. Taylor says:

    I am so excited for Fuller House and Gilmore Girls! I loved both growing up so I hope they do them justice! It is decently warm where I am, but I would love weather in the 70s soon!! Ready for spring!

    • Lisa says:

      I hope they do these shows justice too! I’m most excited about the Gilmore Girls.

  4. I’m so excited for Gilmore Girls! The fact that Amy Sherman-Palladino is back gives me hope that it will turn out well. I was never really happy with the last season/episode.

    • Lisa says:

      I hadn’t heard that she was coming back for the reboot! That’s good news. I’m really interested to see what direction they take the show in.

  5. I love think out loud Thursday! I saw the full trailer for Fuller House and I am so super excited! I didn’t watch Gilmore Girls but I am thinking that I should do it now. I hear amazing things about the series!

    • Lisa says:

      Yes – if you haven’t seen the Gilmore Girls, I can’t recommend it enough! It’s one of my favorite shows of all time.

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