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First Day ~ February


When the first day of the month falls on a Sunday, you get yourself a pretty boring First Day post. After Sunday school, Sundays are a day of rest. This particular Sunday was Super Bowl Sunday, but we don't watch the game. I did make some good lunch items, but that was about it.

Sipping coffee before going to Sunday School.


Just because we all draw a cow differently doesn't
mean it's not a cow. Just because we all have
different opinions in the church doesn't mean
we aren't the church.

A quick stop at the grocery store.

Grabbed gas at this location, in the freezing rain,
before its price jumped up 13 cents a gallon like
the other stations.

A pot of beans simmering for me to eat this week.

And turkey chili for the family.

Had to throw in some queso and chips.

My after church Sunday attire.

The laundry doesn't take a Sabbath.

This family is addicted to Lord of the Rings.

Speaking of addition ... me and my coffee.

Ordered the menfolk bootcut jeans from American
Eagle for Collin and Kyndal's wedding (it's an outdoor
wedding with a rustic lace theme.)

What time is it? Nap time!!

I had to clean out the fridge. It was a disaster! Still
jam packed, but at least organized.

The family playing Game and Wario on the WiiU

Laying in bed balancing my checking account and
paying bills. No, you don't see Milk Duds.

Another family obsession. Brynne
and my current game.

See, told ya. The rest of the family lounged around all day watching movies and t.v. and playing video games. Rick left early to head back to Oklahoma for the week because the weather turned nasty. Taylar came over after she got off work to hang out with Dawson. I did some lesson planning while the kids showered and got ready for bed. We had cereal for dinner. I blasted through Project Runway All-Stars and the finale of The Biggest Loser that I had dvr'd, and then ended my day reading my book in bed while drinking some chamomile. Quite honestly, I love days like this!

Join Nicole at Journey to Josie with your First Day of February photos.

Comments

  1. Sounds like a great Sunday to me, the girls and I just watched the half time show since we LOVE Katy Perry! Hubby watched the whole super bowl.

    I sent you a Words with Friends request you can totally reject it if you only play with family. I'm not good but love the game

    Shannon

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  2. It sounds like a great day to me! Love your first day posts!

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    1. Autocorrect? I do LIVE a good lazy day! :)

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