Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A Day in the Life

If you're anything like me, you'll enjoy today's post! These are my favorite type of posts, and I know one day I'll look back at our typical day and know they were the absolute best days.

Anyway, I chose Tuesday 3/13/18 to document - it went something like this

5:40am - wake up, roll out of bed, bathroom and get workout clothes on

5:50-6:20am - work out - it's so hard to do it first thing but I just don't have time later in the day and I can't bring myself to workout at night


6:20-7:25am - Make coffee and work on my FB group, posting deals - I love this quiet time




7:25-7:40am - Get the kids up, tell them to get ready  (I still help Avery a little with brushing her teeth)

7:45-8:20am - breakfast for the kids which is easy today with cereal and fruit. I eat a homemade bagel and a cutie, then I unload the dishwasher.






8:25am - walk Brayden to the bus stop - I love that he still gives me a hug and a kiss and screams " I LOVE YOU" as he gets on - I know these days are probably going to end soon šŸ˜¢


8:27-8:45am - get ready super quick (I shower at night so today was just a quick run through my hair with my curling wand and a little makeup

9:00am - drop Avery at preschool 

9:15-9:45am - Ella has Speech at Brayden's school. I always hope we'll see him but we never do


9:45-11:30am - Ella and I run errands. We go to Old Navy, the Rack, DSW and stop in a local painting place to check it out for a future visit

11:30am - pick Avery up from preschool

12-1pm - make the girls lunch, make myself lunch, load the dishwasher and clean up the kitchen

(one of my favorite lunches - pita crackers from Trader Joes, and a mix of avacado/tomatoes/feta with a little olive oil)




1-3pm - we go to the library for the fun STEM class. The teacher reads some fun St. Patricks books then it's on to the activities and a snack. On the way to the library it was snowing and the girls enjoyed catching some flakes





3:10-3:30 - Get Brayden from the bus stop, make him a snack and help him with homework if needed

3:30-4:15 - I let the kids have down time, I do some more cleaning up and work on blogging/FB group

4:15-4:45 - We drive Brayden to religious education

4:45-5 - I prep dinner, which was super easy this night. 

5-5:20 - Play with the girls a little while dinner cooks


5:45-6:40 - Rick comes home with Brayden, we all eat dinner, then clean it all up

6:40-7:30 - We spend some time playing together and the kids are having a blast with the magnatiles. We had so much fun creating new things. Avery wanted to bust out the play doh. Brayden also took his cuts in the garage






7:45-8:30 - Start bedtime. The kids are still showering/bathing every other night and tonight was an off night. We read each of them a book (or several) and I lay with each of them for a few minutes.

(forgot to get a pic with Brayden, whoops)



8:30-9:45 - Hang out on the couch with Rick, watch some shows, read some blogs, work on my FB group and browse the internet. I have a hard time just sitting and watching tv :)

9:45 - 10:15 - Get ready for bed, wash face, brush teeth and watch a few minutes of E! News before I fall asleep


And there you have it, our not so special, ordinary, but fun day!




*linking up with Jessi's Design Lindsays Sweet World

10 comments:

  1. I love this post. What fun!!! I have never been here before but so thankful you were my blog neighbor today at Sarah's. Love your table by the way. I am trying to find one or make one like this for our house! Have a great week!

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  2. That’s the same time I get up. So so love these posts! Way to get moving on the workout early in the morn! Have a super day!

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  3. I love that you are motivated to wake up that early. I know if I could get my act together to wake up earlier i'd be in better shape, but unfortunately I don't see that happening any time soon :( Sierra~Beautifully Candid

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  4. Way to go on the early morning workout! I'm an evening work-outer! ha Love these posts!

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  5. You girls and your early rising! Sheesh, I wish I could do that! I need to make that one of my goals for next year. I always sleep to the last possible second. Haha. You pack so much in to your day! Us mommas are always going going going!

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  6. I love it. These are my favorite posts and something I need to do again.

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  7. I'm impressed! I simply can not work out when I wake up. I'm up at 6 with Dylan, but I just don't have the energy! I love day in the life posts!

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  8. It is so impressive how you work out in the morning! Do you have any favourite music to pump you up? Only curious as I am going to attempt to try to get fit starting very soon and am thinking having some good music could be a motivator! :) Your kids have also inspired me that I need to stick my tongue out more to catch snowflakes when it snows ;) Joanne (Europafox Blog)

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  9. I love that Brayden still yells that he loves you - SO SWEET!

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  10. Ahhh! I loved this and have been meaning to read through it since you posted it last week! Per usual, you inspire me to do more with my kiddos! I really, really want to wake up earlier to get in workouts and blog. How do you convince yourself to do it? I'll set my alarm and then I'm all, "Nah." LOL! I still go to the gym, but it's later in the morning. Teach me your ways!!!!

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