Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Day in the Life

I thought I would kick off this blog with a Day in the Life post. I always enjoy seeing them on other people's blogs and I thought it would be fun to try one myself.

So, this is why the blog is called Blurry Housekeeping. Because many mornings I am up this early and my eyes barely function at this hour. Mostly because I have a bad habit of staying up too late the night before.

But when I wake up to this it starts the day off right. I made an effort to shine my sink the night before. Partly for these pictures and partly because when I wake up to a clean kitchen it lifts my mood instantly. I'm not a devout Flylady follower but some of her tips have helped me a lot around the house. And if you've never heard of Flylady, her main #1 tip is to shine your sink. It makes a world of difference to see that shiny clean sink. Trust me.

Fortunately I have a handsome little man who likes to make me coffee.

The he gets cartoons....

While Mommy gets some internet time.

I baked a pie last night, y'all. Isn't it pretty?! This will be the night's dessert.

After some screen time to ease into the day I set little man up with some play-doh....

While I made french toast. I made a big batch so I could stash some in the freezer but my teeny little pan only does one slice at a time! Since these pictures were taken I was able to buy an electric flat top griddle secondhand and that has helped so much with my batch cooking!

After breakfast we had a train infestation.

And I did a couple small projects around the house. I changed out some of the switch and outlet covers since they were getting old.

11:30-ish and time for.....

....another cup of coffee....

....and a little Facebook while my son was occupied with playing.

After lunch we took a walk. I totally forgot to take lunch pictures. It was just sandwiches. I love taking a walk in our neighborhood when the weather is nice. We are in a townhouse so our fenced backyard is very small. But we are blessed to live right up against a linear park that is full of lush green space, a walking path and ends in a playground on both sides.

After our walk I loaded up the dishwasher with our breakfast and lunch dishes.

Nearly 5:00 and we need to run a couple errands.

Hello kitty!

Stop #1 was the post office.

Stop #2 was my home away from home.

For coffee #3. Um....that's a lot. I don't usually drink 3 cups in a day. But getting up at 7 am will do that to ya!

A little after 6:00 when we got home and it's time to start dinner.

I got my son settled in with a short movie while I made this shrimp recipe I found on Pinterest.

Along with some yellow rice and veggies.

Ugh. More dishes.

But yeah for pie! It was delicious. Strawberry-rhubarb. Yum.

Before bed I decided to set up a jar of iced coffee for the morning. Another post on that later.



  1. Wow ....you did a great job of capturing the day. That pie looks yummy and I love the trains.

  2. Thank you Jen! Your positive feedback means a lot! <3