Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Weekends

Sundays have become a day of sorting for me recently. I've been sorting out my room waiting for Dan's arrival in August, and helping my mum to sort out my sister's room etc, and I have been absolutely loving it. It's very odd but I am actually really enjoying having a purpose at the weekends! During the week I have my job, so I have a purpose. I wake up and I know roughly what I will be doing that day and I really like that.


Weekends go so quickly now that being productive and busy for me means I have a purpose, and also, makes me feel as though I have really made the most of my time off before heading back into work on monday morning. I like the routine, and I think it means I am less tired so can be more focused in my job as well which is obviously always beneficial.

Obviously, I still have some down-time too, because what weekend would be a weekend without at least a couple of hours doing nothing! I just really enjoy having something to do. For example, although last Saturday was a completely write off due to having the worst hangover I have probably had since the first year of uni, my sunday made up for it. For a start, I wrote this blog post, but I also made deliciously ella sweet potato brownies,  made my lunch for Monday, helped my parents run a BBQ at their church, did a food shop for the week, and got some of the trickier bits at work sorted in my head by writing the notes out. Alongside this, I tidied my room again, and got my new mattress. It's been a very busy, but very content Sunday.

I'm thankfully really enjoying my job so I'm not experiencing the dreaded "sunday night" feeling which I definitely think helps me to be productive at the weekends. I feel rested, but also prepared for the week ahead.

What do you do with your weekends?

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  1. Wow, you did get up to a lot. My weekends currently consist of chilling around the house, watching movies and scheduling posts for the week. I need to get my posts written before I go to work for the week otherwise they'll never get done!

    Rachael at broomfie.blogspot.com

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    1. That sounds great! It is productive with you writing posts for the week, but also relaxing as well. As much as I love being busy I think I will have to slow down soon unfortunately. I agree with you! I have got some posts in drafts but need to take photos but I'm home at half five everyday and its just so hard! Hopefully I will get better soon. Thanks for commenting lovely, you always make my day when you do xxx

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  2. I actually really enjoy productive weekends as well, I don't do anything too hard but it's nice to have a tidy etc so you're ready for the next week! Of course there is always time for a bit of netflix and blog reading!

    Bethan Likes

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    1. I agree! It would be a nightmare to start a week knowing you had a messy room; for me a messy room is a messy mind. I think this weekend there will hopefully be a bit more blog reading in there - I've been confined to early morning catch ups this week xx

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