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Weekly Wrap-Up #4 – What a DISASTER

September 28, 2020

Life Outside the Shop Weekly Wrap-Up #4

We’re actually calling this wrap-up 4.5 because we had to do two takes. One on Friday which was the HOTTEST of messes and then a redo on Monday morning. Thank goodness we both took the week off from work before the wedding and had the time and space to get after it this morning.

On that note, we’re T-minus UNDER A WEEK until our wedding! We can’t believe the time has flown by so quickly.

We’re actually feeling pretty ready. With all of the COVID craziness that 2020 has brought into all of our lives, it really put everything in perspective and allowed me, especially, to let go of the little things that would normally stress me out. Things likely won’t go perfectly and that is a-okay with me as long as we have fun and end up married at the end of the day!

Here is a bit more about what we were up to last week and what we’re excited for moving forward! Enjoy!

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What we’re watching

Sailing SV Delos. This is technically on YouTube, but because it is broken down into seasons and presented chronologically, we’re considering it our current “show”.

If you’re into sailing, vlogging, and watching people adventure around the world, this one is for you!

What we’re watching (youtube)

Sam is getting ready for duck season and watching a whole lotta Duck Dynasty.

Gosh, I honestly haven’t been watching much this week! All my extra video time has been spent editing this week’s pallet wood decor behind the scenes!

What we’re reading

I’m still listening to Rob Bell’s Everything is Spiritual and I’m loving it. I also started reading Libba Bray’s The Diviners and so far, so good! You can keep up with everything I’m reading HERE.

Sam still loves his youtube before bed!

What we’re eating

Mexican night has been popular around here this week. Here is what this typically looks like:

  • Protein: Trader Joe’s Carne and Pollo Asada
  • Veggies: Sauteed peppers, onions & mushrooms with fajita seasoning
  • Carbs: Sam typically eats his with rice! I go with cauli rice mixed with a bit of chopped spinach for more veggie volume.
  • Healthy fats: Comin’ from the protein source and toppings!
  • Toppings: Trader Joes guac & lite cheddar cheese! We also typically top with salsa and some plain greek yogurt (our sub for sour cream).


As per usual, if you have any questions you want us to answer in our wrap-ups, throw them in the comments here, on YouTube, or you can send them right to @sammacydeisgns or @ali_c123 on Instagram.

Thanks for following along:)


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Hi, I'm Ali! Photographer, dog mom, daily walker, reader, and wife to a busy maker. I'm the voice you hear and read at Life Outside the Shop.

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