A Day in the Life

Thursday, April 8, 2010

My Day:  Wednesday, April 7, 2010

7 something:  Wake up, see Mr. Smarty out the door.  Get two chocolate milks and one apple juice out on the table; go back to my room to check email until the kids come down at 7:30.

7:30 Breakfast-cereal, and under-the-table picnic of clementines and yogurts. Why did I wait to start taking pictures?

8 something:  Clean up.  Kids play-Boo with the computer, Belle and Baby with blocks.


Mid morning:  Is it too early for popsicles?  


11:30-1 something: Lunch, clean-up. 

Early Afternoon:  I got out my block printing stuff to work on while the kids watched Elmo's Potty Video.  

3:00 I folded laundry while Belle did school.  Boys played upstairs.

4:00 Check email to find out soccer practice is canceled.  

5:00 Where'd that last hour go?  Clean up, again.  Start dinner.  Korman Curry with Jasmine Rice and Naan.  Dug out this cool tool of my grandmother's for the carrots.


6:15 Kids & I eat, after talking to Daddy, who I forgot to let know soccer practice was canceled and stayed a little longer at work.  

6:45 Daddy eats, kids play, Mommy cleans and makes Daddy's lunch for tomorrow.

7:00 My favorite time of day (is that horrible?)  Kids play Nintendo with Daddy while I finish cleaning and sometimes sneak in a shower. 

7:30 -Our three must do 4 Things: Brush your teeth, go potty, get into your pjs, pick a book.  Nope.  This is my favorite time of the day.  Look at them.  

8:00  Mr. Smarty has a conference call with Singapore; I upload these photos and read til he's done.

9:30 Get ready for bed, watch some hulu.  Tonight we chose The Marriage Ref with Madonna, Larry David and Ricky Gervais.   We watched longer than we intended and finally turn out the lights around 10:30.  

I totally stole this idea from Making it Lovely, who probably leads a far more exciting life.  But I loved the idea of documenting the ordinary with photos.  Mr. Smarty has read to our kids every night since Belle was 2, maybe? Yet until today,  I had no pictures of our ritual.  

Thanks for coming along on my little tour.  I hope it doesn't seem too glorified, as wonderful as my life is.  Did you notice I never mentioned getting any dressed?  

8 Creative People Had This To Say:

Valencia said...

Awww what a sweet day you had with your family!

Braley Mama said...

What a great day!!! I love your block you are carving, very neat. And the quilt as your header is awesome! Have a blessed day today!

Anonymous said...

I LOVE this! It's great to get a glimpse into Kristen's day! What a great idea for a blog post. Also, I can't help but notice Boo's big blue eyes and how attentive the kids are when Daddy's reading to them! Awesome!

Ruth said...

I love posts like this. It is a wonderful idea to document the every day things with photos.


Ana said...

That sounds and looks like the perfect day :)

Cameron and Megan said...

What a fun day!!!

samgramof8 said...

Saw your Blog on TCB and decided to check it out. Love it!

Anonymous said...

我真心在追求我的夢想時,每一天都是繽紛的。因為我知道每一個小時都是實現理想 的一部份。 ....................................................