My Week Off

Well, I’m back.  And I’m feeling pretty good about my week off.

Last week I . . .

-Worked on a gift for my sister.  Here’s a sneak peak:

-Worked on some of the details for Wyatt’s 1st birthday.

-Vacuumed (it’s amazing how that’s always the first thing to go when I’m short on time . . .)

-Cleaned out my refrigerator (it needed it).

-Renewed my dental hygiene license.

-Wrote a post on voting, just because I felt like it (coming soon).

-Got a chiropractic adjustment (man, practicing hygiene really does kink up my back).

-Played with Photoshop a little bit (like the new layout?).

-Did some consumer research for a bigger purchase I was thinking of making (ie. spent time online trying to decide which product to order).

-Took several lovely baths.  And washed my hair with some Dove Intensive Repair shampoo.  That stuff works miracles.

-Went on a date night with Derek – comedy night at our church to see Barnes and Miner.  They are a husband and wife comedy team, and the sanctuary was all set up like a comedy club, complete with the “brick” wall behind the comedians – it was a lot of fun!

-Watched “Courageous” with Derek on Saturday night – oh my goodness, guys, there were tears rolling down my cheeks.  Derek was even choked up.  It was good.

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-Read all of your blog posts (I just didn’t comment, but I enjoyed every one).

As I review that list, it doesn’t sound like much, but it took a lot more time than you would think to do all that.

I am feeling pretty refreshed, but I’ve come to the conclusion that for me to completely recover from being “burned out”, I need a couple days vacation away from the state.  Preferably at the beach.  Which is not really an option.

*sigh*

But with the options I have, last week was just what I needed, and I’m more on top of things, so I’d say it was a successful break!

Those Question and Answer posts that I was tagged for are coming up soon!



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16 comments

  1. Love the new layout! Glad your week off was productive and what you needed.

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  2. Glad you enjoyed your "time off" and got so much done. :)

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  3. I think that sounds like A LOT!
    Nice to have a week off to catch up on life. We watched Courageous Saturday night too!! :) We saw it in the theater when Callyn was 3 wks and it was soooo emotional then, having just had her. I thought it wouldn't be the second time around, but it still was haha!
    Love your new layout-yellow chevron is one of my favorite things right now :)

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  4. I am so glad you got a break! Everyone needs that once in a while! :)

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  5. love the layout! and I think that sounds like a ton...momma's just don't have enough hours in a day!

    and I hear you about the beach, we're hoping to take a trip to Gulf Shores in May--I seriously CANNOT wait!

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  6. LOVE the new layout... it's fabulous. Glad you enjoyed your time off. And glad to have you back!

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  7. Sounds like you got alot accomplished! I need to tackle my fridge too..thanks for the reminder! :-) Love your layout also!

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  8. Nice layout! Yellow is sooo sunshiny-wonderful.

    Vacuuming is always the first thing I skip too.

    Vacation at the beach? I'm in!! Just say when. Picturing it just now, I literally got a huge smile on my face. Why can't we do this every month or so?

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  9. Love your cheery new look! So glad your week off was productive, it has reminded me that I desperately need to clean out my fridge. Ugh. ;) I saw that Courageous hit Redbox! I need to rent it one night this week...

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  10. Love the new layout. And I CANNOT believe it is almost time for Wyatt's birthday!

    And head over to my blog, you've been tagged. :)

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  11. We just got our copy of Courageous in the mail but have not had time to sit down and watch it yet.

    I am going to have to give that Dove shampoo a try! Glad you enjoyed your time off :)

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  12. Love your new background. Great job! I have photoshop, i just need to learn how to use it!

    Courageous was AWESOME!

    Glad you're feeling refreshed. :)

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  13. ohh vacuuming, I lent my vacuum to a friend for a week and probably could have gone another one without missing it....

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  14. I renewed my hygiene license too! Breaks are always so good

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  15. Sounds like a productive break!! I have been wanting to watch Courageous for awhile now. I'll have to do that this weekend :-)

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  16. Welcome back dear friend. Love your blog background... so bright and cheery. Glad you're back MIss Callie. I can't wait to hear how Wyatt's doing and read all about what you've been up to.

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