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My Sunday Photo

It's a s'mores kind of evening!

My Favorite Things To Do On #SundayFunday!

In a perfect world, Sunday would truly be a day of rest and not the rushing around at the grocery store, doing laundry, getting ready for the week day that it has become in our house. I am realizing that I need to do more prep during the week so we can turn it back into Sunday Funday!

If we could just set all chores and household duties aside, this would be a great way to spend a Sunday

Champagne Brunch  (Not during pregnancy or while breastfeeding though. Boo.)Beach DayMamas Only Spa Day (This only happens about once a year or once every few years though.)Spend the day swiming at the water parkRiding bikes through the parkHiking the nature trails at our favorite nature preserve, The El Dorado Nature CenterSpend the day writing (Mama only of course!) Family day at DisneylandGardening in our little farm or flower gardenPicnic at the park followed by ice cream or frozen yogurtDate with my husband (preferably a long lunch or dinner, a movie and coffee after with possibly a bit of (fun) sh…

The Season Of No

I just started reading the book Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert and it has inspired me to get back to my writing and carve out more time for myself and look at my life in a very different way. Now that I'm 40 and terribly wise and terribly adult (cough), I can look back on my life through the decades (Dear God! Am I really that old?), and I can reflect on the themes of each decade.

My 20's was the decade of "Sure! Why Not!"

Sometimes even, "Sure! Why The Hell Not?!" There was a lot that happened during my 20's that was a result of me thinking or saying, "Sure, why not?!" A lot of it provided the backdrop to many great memories. Looking back on it now, some of it fills me with incredible panic and fear and I thank God it all turned out OK in the end and some of it makes me long for those days again. Mostly because I didn't have kids back then so I was able to take a nap whenever I wanted. I long for the days of extra sleep, getting a good nig…