Sunday Fun Day: Saturday At Home

It was a crazy week.  A week where I barely used my camera and had almost no time for fun between meetings.

So after I slept for something like 14 hours on Thursday night/Friday morning and another 10 hours on Friday night, we decided Saturday was going to be a day of relaxing and puttering around.  It was a great day with no real schedule and therefore no rush.  We managed to:

  • clean up some stuff around the house.
  • made a few more freezer meals (stew and mushroom soup)
  • put away our camping stuff for the winter
  • went for a wonderful walk with our dog
  • harvested most of the vegetables and herbs left in our garden.

A relaxing day at home was exactly what I needed.  Here are a few photos from our relaxing day.

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30 Comments on “Sunday Fun Day: Saturday At Home

    • It was a nice Saturday and today’s been even more relaxed. I’m usually one to be on the go, but it has been really nice to slow down for a few days. And yes, my body is loving the sleep – I even had another nap earlier today. 🙂

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    • With how much I post, I’m not starting to fall behind on commenting. I hate it, but I’ve decided not to stress about it. 🙂
      As for your catching up on my blog, I can sum up the last few weeks pretty quickly – I’m sick of waiting and seem to be increasingly frustrated by it. Oh and I’m working a tonne of hours without much balance in my life.
      Thinking of you as well and always hoping for you!

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  1. I love an occasional relaxed/productive Saturday! I love all the pretty spots you can see just on your regular walk. You definitely cannot get to nature where I live by walking. It’s a bummer sometimes.

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    • I think I really needed this weekend to slow down and catch up on sleep. 🙂
      We just got home from another walk and it really is beautiful out there at this time of year. The fall colours just make me smile.

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  2. Love those days! I went one further this weekend. When Monkey went with his dad at lunchtime on Sunday I got back in .y PJs and got in bed and read all afternoon. Head hit pillow at 810pm!

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  3. I’ve been wanting to grow outside but I am sure they would get eaten. Thank you for sharing all the pictures with us they are gorgeous and that lady bug is perfect!

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  4. What’s in the Tupperware? It looks like homemade mushroom soup! Oh and those tomatoes… To die for!!! You got a good haul. I fell off in August and you know tomatoes, if you don’t baby the, they repay you with blight 😆

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  5. I love days like this- puttering around the house and getting things done. Those tomatoes look beautiful, as does that mushroom soup! I hope this week isn’t as crazy demanding as last week.

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    • I haven’t had a puttering weekend in a long time, and I have to say, I really enjoyed it! 🙂
      This week shouldn’t be too insane, only one 12 hour day and the rest look normal. Thankfully! Now I’m just hoping I can get some real work done and not procrastinate away the week! Are you back at work for another week?

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      • Yes, I agree. I’m really sad to be potentially leaving these kids, but as a workaholic, it’s part of our psyche to feel like we’re the only ones that can do the job perfectly lol.

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      • I’m glad this week is supposed to be less busy for you. You and I will just work and work and work if there’s work to be done. It definitely pays off as a student, but sucks as an adult trying to find balance in life. But baby steps! I hope your week is great 🙂

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  6. I love ladybugs!!! I wish I had had a quiet weekend, but it was craziness the whole way through! I’m glad you got some relaxing in though, you definitely deserve it, and have needed it for a while!

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      • So much fun! We ended up having 12 adults (14 including us), 4 kids, and 1 baby (who I love). So much food, so much laughter…just not enough sleep before a 13+ hour work day lol! I’ll be blogging tomorrow, may mention things then. I’ve just been super busy with everything!!
        On the ladybug note…a few years ago I found a dead ladybug in the back window of my car. (Probably fried in the heat) I considered it my friend, and never got rid of it. Yes, I’m strange to keep a dead bug in my car…but it made me smile every time I saw it, and it felt wrong throwing it away. 🙂

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