Sunday, May 4, 2014

Super Sunday

My husband agreed to take Nick to his 8 am soccer practice this morning, so I'm enjoying a leisurely cup of coffee. Bliss! Sam is all tuckered out from his late game last night. He was awesome! His team lost 3-6, but he had a huge assist & a goal. So proud. Check out this cutie pie. It was a gorgeous evening for a game. Around 70, sunny, and just down the street from our house.


Anyway, yesterday I made lemon muffins, and a double batch of pesto, with our ever expanding basil. On the list for today:

  1. Submit a price match for our Hawaii reservation. I found it for $10/less per night, and the price matching is for an additional 10% off. We'll see if they accept it. Fingers crossed.
  2. Costco. We went yesterday, but realized we're out of ground beef, and want to grill burgers & I need to replenish our stock of taco meat. I also need to pick up M's father's day present while they still have it. (Fancy scotch :))
  3. Sam's book report. I won't be doing it, but convincing an 8 year old to sit still long enough to complete it himself will be a bit of a task.
  4. Laundry. Enough said.
  5. Prep for tomorrow. This includes - reviewing my meeting calendar, blocking out work time, packing lunches, & corraling soccer gear.
  6. Finish/mail Mother's Day stuff.
  7. Run to the local produce stand for a few things.
  8. Pick up my prescription at Rite Aid.
  9. Find a cheaper solution for Gatorade. I hate wasting those bottles, and paying the extra charge on the plastic, so I was thinking of sourcing the powdered kind, & making our own. Sam definitely needs something beyond water when he runs for two hours in the heat.
  10. Make homemade buns
  11. Make homemade bread.
  12. Pilates.
  13. 5 mile run.
  14. If time, go to the outdoor mall to do a return.
That's it for me. How about you? How was your Saturday evening? What's on the agenda for today?

8 comments:

  1. I am in complete and total awe of all you accomplish, and how organized you are! I know I was busy when our girls were smaller and younger, but you take it to a whole new level. Likewise for the organization and drive. I read your posts and always think, "I don't know how she does it." You are Wonder Woman!

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    1. You are too kind. I don't feel like I'm always the most motivated person, for sure. Once we gave up TV (or, I did, the kids still watch PBS shows & such on youtube), I found that I had a ton of extra time for reading, & other things that I enjoy.

      My number one strategy for weekends - make a to do list over a cup of coffee, first thing. As long as I do that, I feel focused & ready to go for the day. :-)

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  2. I'm with Laura. You are very efficient to get everything done. Let us know how it goes on the Hawaii reservation. I've never checked after booking and gotten the difference refunded.

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    1. Thanks! Unfortunately, the difference was under their 2% minimum, so it didn't work. Glad I tried, though.

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    1. Thank you! I'll stop by to visit. :-)

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  4. You are tearing though so many goals. It is inspiring!
    And your son is adorable!
    We just planted basil. I love it!!!! I'm just hoping that we are done with the cold weather. Fingers crossed.

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    1. Thank you! Sam is pretty fun. ;-) Hoping the warm weather is on its way. We're expecting 90s all week next week - much hotter than I thought the bay area would be!

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