Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Lets Look - My Typical Day

Happy Wednesday everyone!  We have been living up the summer, and super busy, which is why I have been absent from the blog.  Today I make my return with a favorite link-up, and show you what my typical day looks like! 

Every month I'll be linking up with Mix and Match Mama and A Little Bit of Everything to bring you a fun look at things in my life!

It would be fun for you to join in too, here are the topics for this year...

You can see my February post on my Favorite Reads here
You can see my March post on the People In My Family here

I like to start my day with a workout.  I get up before the rest of the family to get it in.  I feel like my days are more productive, and I burn more calories throughout the day, if I get it done early.  Yesterday I started the day with a 2 and a 1/4 mile run.  It's Florida, and HOT, so the only time to run is early in the morning!

Today, I went to one of my favorite places, Pure Barre, for a killer 50 minute Reform routine.  I try to get at least 30 minutes of movement in a day, because that's what I've found works for me.  Usually in the morning, if not during lunch.  

I am lucky that I get to work from home most days.  So after I get the kids off to school and summer camp, I grab my coffee and get to work. 

Working from home is amazing! I don't think I could ever go back to going into the office full-time.  I don't have to commute, get ready, can be in the comfort of my own home, and have this little side-kick keeping me company all day.  My little Roxy-Girl! She will be 10 this fall.  

The absolute best part of my day is when I get to pick up my babies!  I love hearing about their days and talking to them about the things that they did.  They are growing up so quick, I know that this will be one of my favorite memories when they are older.  

It's hard being a balancing being a mom and working.  I feel so lucky that I have a great place to send my kids, and added bonus, I get sent pictures like this of their days.  The only thing I hate about this pic is that my three-year-old looks like a teenager!

After we get home, because they are growing so quick, everyone is hungry or hangry! I get the kids dinner and figure out what Mike and I are going to eat.  Tonight I made meatless meatloaf with Beyond Beef ground meat substitute, and it actually came out pretty good.  Mike stopped eating meat about 4 years ago, so I naturally eat a lot less too. (This meatloaf definitely tasted a lot better than it looks!)

The summer nights are definitely more laid-back, with less activities.  On Monday Arianna goes to Gymnastics, and on Tuesday I teach yoga.  Soon enough we'll be back to baseball practice for Vincent.  So after we eat, we all relax, get cleaned up, and then call it a day!

Thanks for reading today! So grateful for this life :) 



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