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Tuesday Talk: My Perfect Day

Hey! How’s it going? I’m linking up with Erika and Ashley today for their Tuesday Talk post. I like these posts because it gives me a time be more reflective and write more of a journal like entry. Tuesday Talk posts can be about anything you’d like to chat or write about.

Recently, I was listening to Landyn’s podcast, and she asked her guest about what her “perfect” day would be. Of course, that got me thinking about what a perfect day would look like for me. That being said, I’m thinking of my perfect day through the lens of a full time working mom with two busy kids. So….I hope my (mostly) sweet kids won’t be offended if my “perfect” day includes lots of “me” time. 😉

My Perfect Day:

  • I’d start by not setting an alarm and sleeping in. That being said, I’m sure “sleeping in” would be 7:30 at the latest, but not setting an alarm is the best.
  • Then, I’d have some quiet time while sipping my coffee, reading blogs, and scrolling social media. (Honestly, that’s what I do most mornings, but I have to get up in the 6’s to get that quiet time for myself)
  • A walk or workout would be great.
  • Then, I’d most likely love a trip to Trader Joe’s and Home Goods.
  • A manicure and pedicure would be next!
  • I’d meet Travis for lunch. Who gets to go out to a lunch that lasts longer than 20 minutes? Not this teacher!
  • Then, I’d read a book and watch a show in peace and quiet.
  • I’d love to meet some friends for an early dinner where I’d enjoy a glass of wine!
  • Dessert at home by a cozy fire in the fireplace with lights out by 10:00 would be the perfect end to the day.

It’s the simple things that make the day perfect.

Now, if this was a destination “perfect day,” then I would be sitting with my toes in the sand and a view of the ocean or sipping my coffee with a view of the mountains followed by a hike with my friends and family.

It also depends on the season! I love going to the pumpkin patch or a UK football game with my family in the fall. A lazy day with snow falling in the winter is always so cozy. A hike in the spring is always great. We love to go to the pool in the summer! We love roasting marshmallows in a backyard fire, and catching up with neighbors on one of our patios. Seeing Hayden and Hadley play with their cousins or going to a movie also make for a “perfect day.”

Also, simple things like picking my kids up from school means so much to me on a regular school day. That’s not my every day when we have a “normal” school year, so I enjoy being the one to get my kids after school and hear about their day. It’s also why I have actually cherished this time at home with them since March.

Really, in a “perfect day” for me, there’d be no hustle and bustle, no to do lists that need crossed off, no appointments and meetings, and no kids fighting 😊I do find joy with being with my family. Sometimes the day is perfect when we’ve played a game after dinner or taken a family walk with Homer. That being said, I also know that quiet time and time for me to recharge is also good for all of us 😉

What would your perfect day include?

Don’t forget to check out the other ladies’ posts too!

Thanks so much for reading,

7 thoughts on “Tuesday Talk: My Perfect Day

  1. My perfect day is pretty identical! I love having a weekday off – it just feels different! I think I get one the first Friday in October. I do try to do one element of a perfect day each and every day – even if it’s just reading for 30 minutes or lighting a candle. I asked Tom what the pandemic has changed about him and he said he dislikes people even more – a true introvert statement! But for me, I think it has changed my pace and I hope I will be in the moment more. I’ve spent most of my life thinking about the next moment or what I have to do next.

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    1. Random response to our current conversation – but again I didn’t get WordPress emails again today. I just checked and they are going to my junk on gmail. My post, yours and others. Did you receive emails today? Just wondering if it was just me that somehow has the posts going to “junk” mail now

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      1. I delete things too …but it’s weird the WordPress (comments, my post and others are all now going to junk) I must need to undo something in my gmail. I didn’t receive any WordPress emails yesterday or today

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  2. I think my perfect day would sound a whole lot like the ones you’ve mentioned! (Minus the coffee). But I totally agree that my perfect day would change slightly from season to season.

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