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A Day in the Life // Instagram Play-by-Play

A few weeks ago I decided to play along with Ali Edwards on instagram (here I am!) with her own version of a Day in the's my captured scenes from about 6AM-8PM including original post captions.

6AM and there's a (reading) party in my bed. Mornings are for quiet, reading, bible study, and scrolling through my favourite online haunts for an hour before an hour of exercise (T/Th: spinning, M/F hiit video) and showering. Kids are up and at em at 8! (Playing along with @aliedwards#adayinthelife today, let's see if I can remember after this one.) what are you up to today?

8:08AM like clockwork, everyone's waiting for their breakfast, even the teddies, while I'm stuck on NPR tiny desk artists and stretching (drying out) before a late shower. Tuesday's = oatmeal.#adayinthelife

10:12AM and we're out running errands before hitting the beach on this glorious morning! Favorite errand: library. Obvs. #adayinthelife

10:40AM Next stop, picking up free-range eggs at the goat/duck farm a block away. They were out already, Dangit! Gotta' be quick since the layers are just getting going again and not producing as much as mid-summer. #ftlangley#adayinthelife

10:59AM the start to our hour at the #fraserriver beach in #ftlangley to soak up some wonderful sunshine, read a book (me) and play in the sand (them). Delightful!#springbreak #goplayoutside#adayinthelife

12:01PM Still in the sand πŸ‘‹πŸ»#goplayoutside #adayinthelife #ftlangley#nofilter

1:45PM started our 5th Little House book, By the Shores of Silver Creek, and all three of us are crying by the end of the second chapter. Is there another portion of children's literature dedicated to a beloved dog as this one, for dear old Jack? I haven't read one yet. 😿😿#littlehouseontheprairie #adayinthelife#readaloudrevival

2-4:30PM ahh quiet time! Chores like laundry, dishes, taking out the compost (😦), catching up on email and finishing bible study prep for tomorrow.#adayinthelife #geterdone

7:38PM #starwars viewing before bed because #springbreak . I forgot to take the camera to the ball field where him and I played catch and the kids played in the dirt, our trip to Mickey Ds to get the three of them ice cream cones, and then our haphazard dinner because Whatevs. This is my last shot for #adayinthelife with@aliedwards since the rest is bedtime/reading/movie time and we are boring and go to bed early, but it was fun!#goplayoutside


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