Hey, hey! Happy Monday! I can’t believe tomorrow is Election Day. It’s such a BIG day, so make sure you get out there and VOTE!
Ok, it’s time for another Day in the Life post. Our sweet boy turns 2 years and 5 months (aka “almost 2.5 years old”) this week, so I thought it was the perfect time to share a look into our life at this age. Our baby is growing up so fast. He’s talking up a storm (he said “I see a bird” the other day) and seems more and more like a little boy everyday. Ok, here we go. FYI: This “day in the life” is from last Friday.
6:19 AM: I hear Quinn on the baby monitor. It’s time to start the day!
6:21 AM: We head downstairs. Qman watches Dinotrux while I pour myself an iced coffee with coconut cream and collagen. I pour some milk into a Lollacup and then head back into the living room to cuddle with my favorite little guy on the couch.
6:30 AM: I’m starving, so I make breakfast for us. I whip up some pumpkin oatmeal with granola and peanut butter for myself. I give Quinn a toasted muffin with butter and jelly and a side of chunked pineapple.
6:39 AM: We eat breakfast in the living room, which is not typical. It’s definitely a special, mama-hasn’t-had-enough-coffee-yet Friday treat. We’re usually pretty strict about eating our meals at the kitchen table since the consistency/expectations have really helped with Qman’s eating issues. He’s done so well at meals lately, I decide to bend the rules a little. Quinn eats almost all of his breakfast, which is awesome, but he has some trouble sitting still, so we end up with jelly and crumbs all over the couch. Oops. Good thing Dada isn’t home! Haha!
7:05 AM: We finish eating breakfast. I clean up while Quinn plays with his Pat Patrol Air Patroller Plane.
8:35 AM: The next 90 minutes are a blur; I have no idea what happened. Ok, well, I do, but I was running around the house and didn’t think to snap photos. Here’s a sampling of what happened during that time: A water balloon explodes on our couch. I change Quinn’s outfit 2 different times. I change 3 dirty diapers, which also includes some potty training time. I start the laundry from the week and load/run the dishwasher with Quinn’s help. (There’s just something about pushing the buttons!) I get myself dressed and ready for CrossFit, which takes me about an hour in between everything else. Before I know it, it’s almost time to leave for the gym.
8:37 AM: I make a protein shake, fill up my water bottle, grab some milk for Qman, say goodbye to Murphy, and we leave for CrossFit. What a whirlwind morning!
8:40 AM: I stop to snap a photo of the scene in the front scene of my car: Gym bag with “Geet” (the blanket) inside, at least 5 pairs of sunglasses because the sun is “hot,” and a plastic berry basket with all sorts of toys in it. Oh, how life has changed!
9:00 AM: CrossFit time!
10:00 AM: Class is over. We play at Salt Shack for a little bit and then head over to the pet store to see the kittens, puppies, and shark.
10:26 AM: Quinn and I swing by Coffee Shack for Donut Friday. I get an iced coffee and we share a “no-nut.”
10:40 AM: We leave Coffee Shack and drive to the playground.
10:53 AM: Time to play!
11:35 AM: We leave the park and drive home.
11:39 AM: We arrive home. Quinn and I play in the kitchen while I make lunch for him. I throw together leftovers (Cheeseburger Salad) for my lunch.
11:49 AM: We sit down at the kitchen table (lesson learned) and eat lunch together.
12:25 PM: We finish eating. I get Quinn ready for his afternoon nap and put him to bed.
12:30 PM: I clean up from lunch, take a quick shower, and then break out my laptop. Work time.
1:42 PM: I whip up a batch of Cookie Dough Protein Balls. Recipe on CNC soon!
2:55 PM: Quinn wakes up from his nap. We head downstairs and cuddle on the couch while we wakes up.
3:05 PM: It’s time to take Murphy for a walk, so I put his harness on him and then grab a snack for Quinn.
3:15 PM: Dada comes home, so we invite him to come along for the walk.
4:00 PM: We return home from our walk. I clean up the house… switch laundry, fold a load, empty dishwasher, bring recycling down to the basement.
4:45 PM: Qman starts to get hungry, so I make him a PB&J for dinner. Mal and I snack on some crackers and pub cheese while he eats at the table.
5:10 PM: I get ready to meet Kerrie for drinks and apps.
5:25 PM: I say goodbye to my boys and drive to Legal C Bar.
Kerrie and I order drinks and apps and talk about some very exciting (yet big and scary!) decisions for Designed to Fit. We’re interviewing a few people to join our team and we have an important meeting later this week, so we just want to make sure we’re on the same page about everything.
I lovvvvveee the Bang Bang Cauliflower from Legal!
7:20 PM: I say goodbye to Kerrie and head home. Mal has plans with friends, so we divide the night so we can both go out.
7:35 PM: I arrive home. I chat with Mal for a little bit.
7:45 PM: Mal leaves. I eat some Vegetarian Protein Mix.
7:50 PM: I head upstairs, get ready for bed, and change into my PJs.
8:02 PM: I come back downstairs and decide that it’s Halo Top time! I watch an episode of the Real Housewives of Orange County.
9:15 PM: Lights out.