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Welcome to my weekly Slow Day post, inspired by Monica from The Homespun Heart. My Word for 2018 is Slow and, in the spirit of that word, I’m taking one day each week (Wednesday) off — I’ll be unplugged and offline and plan to move at a slower pace, take time to do things that refresh me, and just really focus on being present and savoring the moment.
Each week, I’ll be sharing a photographic peek into my Slow Day. Enjoy a little peek into our lives!
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I did my hair in a Dutch braid and blob today. I was happy with how it turned how — not sure that I could recreate it, though! 🙂
Here’s what it looked like from the front.
And I wore my favorite yellow sandals!
I was also excited to find Brown Rice and Pinto Beans for just a dollar per bag!
And then I picked up a few markdowns at Kroger.
I also headed to Big Lots to check out the deals there.
Other than the bread deal I found, I wasn’t super impressed with their other prices.
But they do have great prices on oil, I discovered!
Since our neighborhood doesn’t have a pool, we bought a membership to a rec pool in a nearby town and we are looking forward to getting to spend lots of time there this summer!
We convinced some friends of ours to also buy a membership, so we met them there to close down the pool on Wednesday night (it closes at 7 p.m.)
It was the perfect evening for swimming. Hot but not too hot!
And this pool is perfect for kids of many different ages!
We came home and made breakfast for dinner — sausage and waffles.
While the waffles were cooking, we played some Dutch Blitz.
We love this game!
We made a double batch and we froze half of it.
(She had just washed her hair!)
The kids love to help make waffles!
And then we stayed up a little too late playing round after round of Dutch Blitz!