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31 Days Of Housewifery - Day 1

Today was the first day of my challenge.  And I think I did a decent job actually.

Honestly I almost failed before I even started when my alarm went off at 6 am.  We had not gone to bed until after midnight, and I am someone that LOVES her sleep.  But I thought that would be pathetic to admit on my blog, so I rolled my lazy butt out of bed and made Michael breakfast and lunch.

Admittedly it wasn't a great breakfast (eggs and a brownie) but he had bought brownies with the intentions of eating one for breakfast so I figured he would be pretty annoyed with me if I didn't give him one.  I was so on top of things that I even got Michael's clothes together before he got out of the shower.

Then I managed to do everything on my list except start laundry, because I thought I had done all the laundry yesterday in an effort to wash my new diaper enough times to have the inserts be absorbent tonight.  Later I realized that I could wash all my winter clothes, so I started that load later in the morning.  I did read the Bible this morning, but I had a little problem while I was doing that...
I got ready for the day, and it took me almost the whole 40 minutes.  I am a little concerned about the health of my hair if I wash and dry it everyday, so I might have to invest in a shower cap.  I can't figure out how to time-stamp my pictures on my phone, but here I am at 7:40 AM!
I finished nearly everything on my schedule, although not necessarily at the prescribed times.  For instance I had a gigantic pile of laundry from yesterday, so I folded and put that away this morning, even though its an afternoon activity.  The one thing I didn't do was clean the office.  It wasn't for a lack of time, just a lack of motivation and energy.  Maybe next week.

My house looks pretty darn good if I do say so myself!  I feel pretty good about how I started the challenge, although I still need to run my dishwasher and shine my sink.  Which should be really easy since we ate out tonight so there are no dishes.

One thing I really did fail at was not spending time on my phone.  I think I did a little less of picking it up and checking it every few minutes, but not nearly as good as I should have.  Tomorrow is another day!  On with the challenge!


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