Thursday, January 31, 2013

The tale of the totally indulgent me day.....

Today was the first time in two years since Little V's birth that I have had a day to me. As of this week I will now have one day a week to me. Don't get me wrong I have had a few hours in a day here and there in two years where I have had some down time but very little. But to have a day, where the Big V is working, the kids are in kindy and family day care respectively and I can do what I want, when I want, it's sublime.

I decided that after dropping off the kids this morning I'd go for spot of unadulterated op shopping by myself, uninterrupted by requests of can I have this, can I have that. You get the picture. I thought I'd pop into a new to me spot but even though I was there after opening hours the doors were locked. Thankfully my dear friend who is also my hairdresser sent me a text at the moment telling me to pop over to get my hair cut. I jumped at the chance, because I always have the two kids to tow when I have my hair done as well.
So today I've enjoyed the following:
* A touch up of the do...woohoo.
* Playing the radio loud in the car, and busting out some old John Farnham tunes, without being told by a nearly four year old its too loud.
* Being gifted some hand me downs for Little V from my dear friend.
* Oh and I was also gifted this old silver bangle, something I've always wanted by same dear friend.
Yep that's a 2.15pm reminder to leave the house to pick kids up
* A quick nip into a different op shop on the way home from having my hair done.
* Acquiring some sweet little scores for my stock levels.

It's not been the day I had set out for myself, but I ain't going to complain a bit, it's turned out pretty good wouldn't you say for someone who hasn't had a proper child free day in two years?

Did you do anything special just for you today?

6 comments:

  1. Im so glad you enjoyed your first child free day. Im looking forward to our little catchup when we get home too! Love the bangle and the new doo. Xx

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  2. Show off! LOL Just kidding. You deserve it Trudie. All Mums do. I'm glad you made the most of it.

    Anne xx

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  3. I'm happy you got to enjoy a relaxing, kid-free day. The bangle and hair cut look great.
    I do 30 minutes of exercise on the Wii Fit every morning, before the rest of the house wakes up, it sets me up for the day. xxx

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  4. Good for you! Time alone, to do with as you want, is really precious, especially with a family. And your hair is looking lovely! xxx

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  5. Sounds like you had a great day - YAY !!!! Here's to many more of them for you to enjoy !
    Love your new hair do - looks fantastic !
    Have the best weekend !
    Me

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  6. Nice that your have found your way.
    You look fantastic.
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