A Day in the Life (9.9.16)

Saturday, September 10, 2016

I know I NEVER blog on Saturdays, but when it's the Blogtember Challenge, you blog on Saturdays!

Today's prompt was a Day in the Life.  I love these.  I love peeking into the daily lives of others.  I always seem to take away some sort of inspiration from someone else's routine, and as you read earlier this week, routines bring me joy!

Here's a peek into my day yesterday...

 Because I went to bed an hour earlier on Thursday night, I woke up on my own at 4:50 AM. I could not believe it.  And then 2 minutes later I remembered I was doing a Day in the Life and grabbed this screenshot off of my phone!  #lifeofablogger

 Then I headed to the kitchen to fill up my cup of Spark.  We splurged on the fridge because it had this feature and I knew I would use it--I can set a glass and have the fridge auto-fill it with water while I do something else.

 I started the routine of morning blog reading during grad school because my afternoons and nights were filled with schoolwork.  I enjoyed that routine so much that I've kept it up!

 This is real life, y'all.  Me at approximately 5:05 AM.  Bedhead and all.

 When Dustin works, he leaves before I get up.  I actually really enjoy my morning routine on those mornings because I tote this wireless bluetooth Bose my dad bought me into the bathroom and listen to music while I shower and get ready!  I have to be quiet when Dustin is at home :)

 Grammar workbooks and grading while at school today.

 After school I met up with my mom at our local coffee shop downtown to have a snack and drink a cup of coffee!

 I offered to share my chocolate chip cookie :)  I had the French vanilla latte and Mom had a mocha.  Both were incredibly good!

 After school and finally home and I am exhausted!  Teachers had to wear school t-shirts today but at least it was jean day!

 I lit my favorite candle from Anthropologie and turned on Friends.

...And then I decided to head to Academy and look for new running shorts.
 I found a great Under Armor pair that I think will work for me (I'm picky about my running shorts) and then I walked over to the tennis shoes to see if I could find a pair of tennies that would look cute with leggings and t-shirts.  The tennis shoes I wear now with leggings are old running shoes...and not cute.

 Then I ran into Old Navy and found this cute dress that ended up looking horrible on me!  The cut would be cute on a smaller chested girl, but it was so baggy on me and did absolutely nothing for me.  Is it only me that can never find anything from Old Navy that works for me? 

 I grabbed a burrito bowl to go from Moe's to eat at home before my friend Sarah came over to walk.  I'm going to give myself an A- for pictures yesterday because I forgot to take a picture of us!  We walked for an hour in the neighborhoods that surround mine.

I ended the night writing this post while watching The Wedding Planner--I love this movie!  I think this movie gave me my love of routines because I remember how much Jennifer Lopez's character was so into her nightly routines!


  1. The burrito bowl is making me hungry now! The old navy dress really does look adorable on you! I enjoyed reading, have a great weekend!

  2. This makes me want to watch the wedding planner!

  3. I love these posts! What a good day! I am Hit or miss with old navy. Some things fit terribly! I'm working on a day in the life post too but forgot to take pics from
    Post nap on haha. Whoops guess it'll be a two day in the life! Happy weekend!

  4. I loved seeing what your day looked like! What kind of UA shorts did you end up? I'm picky about my running shorts too and I never seem to have enough pairs! Also I have serious fridge envy! Haha

  5. Awww the wedding planner! Makes me want to watch it :) and I have that anthropologie candle! It's amazing!

  6. I have got to get back to rising early! I'm so much more productive when I do.

  7. I love these day in the life posts! Also, NOTHING ever fits me correctly at Old Navy either, which is super frustrating because they have such great deals.

  8. I am routine girl, too! Love day in the life posts and this one was no different. :) Oh, and I struggle with Old Navy sometimes, too. I have a few items from there, but it seems the things I really want to work and like never do!

  9. I can't believe how early you get up...a full hour before me and now I feel like I need to get up earlier and go to bed earlier lol! Wedding Planner is one of my all time favorite movies - J.Lo in that movie is my favorite! xo, biana -BlovedBoston

  10. I can never find anything at Old Navy while all my girlfriends are like "yeah I went in and had a hard time deciding what to get because I loved it all." COOL. But I do have good luck at TJ Maxx & Marshalls. I agree with Biana ^ 4:50?! You go girl

  11. I just watched The Wedding Planner the other night, too!! It's one of my favorite movies of all time! And yes, I totally agree that her nightly routine and organizational skills inspired me way back when as well.

    I love these posts! I need to plan to do one soon. I've done generic ones before, but never about a specific day. I'll have to try one soon!

    And girl, can we talk about how early you wake up?! How do all of you girls do this?? I SO wish that I could, but I love my sleep too much. I wish so badly that I was a morning person!

  12. That feature on your fridge is seriously great! We're looking to upgrade ours and now I'm going to have to have that one!

    xoxo, SS

    Southern And Style

  13. I just came over to your blog from A Little Bit of Emily...and I posted a Day in the Life recap just this morning! Ours are similar in so many ways : ) I just love reading them. How fun is it to be a teacher?! I always wanted to be one growing up and I honestly wish, often, that I'd gone that route!


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