Good morning! How was your weekend?
Here in Boston we had quite a snowy weekend, with a smaller storm on Friday night and a big one all day Sunday into today. Yuck! February is always the longest and snowiest month of the winter and this year is no different!
We almost always read Llama Llama Red Pajama before bed. It is such a cute story and the consistency of the same book I think helps L realize it’s time for sleep!
After I put him down we had pizza and Greek salad for dinner and I was asleep by about 8:30. My kinda night!
The day started on the earlier side when L woke up coughing around 5:30. I rolled out of bed, turned on the coffee pot, and went to grab my boy. He was in an overall good mood and his normal playful self thankfully, but his cough is so deep and sad.
I had a few gift cards to Sephora and planned to go to the mall for some “me”time but L seemed a little cooped up at home and like he needed to get out. My husband offered to bring L for a bit then take him back home so I could still have some time on my own. It was perfect! I have been feeling a bit stretched thin lately, between work, L being sick, trying to figure out this blog, and my bookkeeping work I do. It felt like I haven’t done anything for myself or on my own in months and it was SO NICE to walk around the mall on my own without rushing or worrying about a screaming toddler.
I also walked out with this cute lace trim sweater that I LOVE! I can’t seem to find the cream color on their site but I linked to the olive color. They have so much cute stuff!
After I wandered around the mall a bit more I headed over to Target for diapers and some other essentials. Again, shopping alone without a toddler is just fantastic! I got a few new decorations for L’s bedroom and some Valentine’s Day treats for myself. Anybody else love these mini eggs? I cannot buy a big bag due to lack of self control. These were polished off in the car on the way home!
I had dinner plans with my girlfriend that night so I rushed home, got ready, said goodbye to my boys again and headed out to meet her. I heard L was in bed by 6 and asleep within seconds. Poor kid is exhausted from this cold! I had a great time at dinner and realized it is something I need to do more often. As a mom, I tend to put myself second, never wanting to spend the money on myself or be away from home but truly, I needed the break. It’s amazing what a good meal, glass of wine, and girl talk can do for you!
We all slept in until 6:30 and it was such a nice treat! L had breakfast and then we got ready to drive to Whole Foods. The snow was projected to start around 9 so we wanted to get in and out before the store got busy and the snow was heavy.
Whole Foods always has beautiful flowers and I loved these orchids but sadly, I didn’t buy any. Between L and our two cats, flowers always get eaten or destroyed.
We made it home and L took an epic 2.5 hour nap! I cleaned up the house a bit and organized some clothes to head out in my latest ThredUp bag.
Has anyone ever tried ThredUp? This is my second time sending clothes in. The first time I got just over $200 for my stuff! I bought quite a few things from them with the credit and then cashed out $150 through PayPal. This time I packed up a couple old designer purses, some jeans I don’t wear anymore, blouses, and shoes. It usually takes a few weeks to process but I love consigning and how easy ThredUp makes it!
The rest of the day we just hung at home as the snow continued to fall. My boss let me know that the office would be closed for the day and I am thankful to have another day home with my sick little guy. Hopefully he wakes up tomorrow good as new!