Weekend Prep AND Self-care Sunday

3

February 26, 2017 by Courtney

weekend-meal-prep

img_9096

img_9097

img_9098

img_9099

img_9100

img_9106

img_9108

  • Cut veggies for lunches and dinners (celery, broccoli, bell pepper, zucchini, squash, acorn squash, sweet potatoes, mushrooms… russet potatoes can’t be cut early)
  • Boiled eggs
  • Thawed meat
  • Pan-seared and sliced chicken breast for salads this week
  • Made high protein steel cut oats (Steel cut oats, water, raw sugar, and egg whites)
  • Prepped lunches (cottage cheese in containers, bagged up veggies, bagged up Triscuits, bagged up deli meat and cheese, bagged up chicken slices)
  • I will make homemade Greek yogurt tomorrow-Tuesday

sundaywellspent

The kids cleaned up the living room, made their beds, cleaned up their rooms, cleaned the bathrooms, and cleaned the floors.  Ethan washed and dried laundry, and they each folded and put away their own.

Here is before:

img_9076

img_9078

img_9079

img_9080

img_9081

Here is after:

img_9084

img_9086

img_9087

img_9091

img_9089

img_9090

img_9093

This week I will spend some time organizing the pantry/fridges/freezers.  I have an abundance of food.  We won’t need to buy much for the next month or more!  Just dairy and produce!  No spend month post coming up!

relaxitssunday

You wouldn’t think that prep and self care would go together, but I have found that self-care for me sometimes means a clean house and everything prepped for the week.  Also, lately I haven’t been eating much at all because I didn’t have food prepped.  So I will eat this week because I have it prepped.

These are ways I took care of myself:

  • Slept till I woke up naturally (still kind of early… 7:15)
  • Had coffee and just relaxed for a long time (didn’t start prepping and cleaning till near lunch time)
  • Lit candles to smell while I prepped 🙂
  • Listened to old music (some of it reminded me of Joey)

What are you doing to prep and/or take care of yourself today?

3 thoughts on “Weekend Prep AND Self-care Sunday

  1. Cheila says:

    I just love to see such an organized house and food prep. Organization can be very beautiful. I’m glad you’re taking care of yourself, I’m sure you deserve everything 🙂 Always love your posts!
    Have a nice week

  2. Karen says:

    Very nice to read! It’s only the two of us at home now since our children are grown but we can do some semblance of weekend prep. Thanks for the ideas!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog Author, Courtney

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 255 other followers

My Community

Blog Stats

  • 50,086 hits
lifecanbebeautiful

Sharing self help tips/advice/blogs on how to make your life beautifully positive!

Soul Searching

Psychology. Counselling. Mental Health. Inspiration!

Too Much Too Young

a journey through mental health, wellness and self-love.

My journey to a butterfly

How I escaped the cocoon without completely losing my mind

Kalon

Where Physical and Moral Beauty are Found

Elves Choice

Holiday Bargains & Recipes

A Walk With Nature

A journey to health, happiness and harmony

Chaos and Charisma: Life is confusing af.

Certain uncertainty: The inner workings of a mind plagued by life.

#Ringerisms

Go Be Awesome!

In A Messy World

I live in a world of fantasy, so keep your reality away from me.

The Psych Talk

Discussing All Things Psychological...

%d bloggers like this: