This is the first weekend since the last weekend in October that we have NO PLANS. It’s good to be home.
It’s good to be home, snuggling on the couch with Sam at 6:15 am and reading The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. We were still reading at 8:13 am.
It’s good to be home, surrounded by recipe magazines and books and websites, making a meal plan and a grocery list.
It’s good to be home, cooking in the kitchen with Stephanie, making snacks for movie night.
It’s good to be home, catching up with laundry, using my brand new washer and dryer.
It’s good to be home, playing dolls with Hannah, making up stories and researching facts from history.
It’s good to be home, sitting on the couch with Andy, March Madness and St. Louis Blues’ hockey on the TV, while words fill the page.
It’s good to be home, knowing tomorrow is empty too.
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Well, AMEN for empty weekends :). October…really??? Liked how you crafted your piece with a comeback line for each item of thankfulness. Sounds like a fun day for your family. Enjoy tomorrow too! b
There is no place like home!
I had that same kind of day and your words say it so well – it is good to be home!
Sounds like it was a nice relaxing day with the family! Enjoy tomorrow, regroup for the following week.
I like the structure of this slice–it is good to be home for all the right little reasons! Isn't there something about a new washer and dryer that makes laundry temporarily seem, well, FUN? Happy Saturday to you!
I really enjoyed the way you used the repeated line “It's good to be home” throughout. It is a continual reminder of the tone and feeling behind the slice. Yay for you to have a full weekend of an empty calendar…not sure how you managed to survive no empty weekends since October!? Whew!
It is definitely good to be home!
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I think the very best part must be knowing “tomorrow is empty too.” Love this peek at your rare Saturday at home.
Home, even the word gives me comfort.
What great ways to spend the weekend. I hope that you have another free weekend coming up sometime soon!
I love those “good to be home” weekends…
We are indeed thankful for the ordinary. Hurrah for the weekend. Thank you Ruth!
A good weekend to be home seeing as the time is changing – don't tell me that was what was happening the last time you were home on a weekend!
Weekends at home are a blessing. Glad that you are enjoying the washer and dryer, even if the fairy is missing.
You make me wish I had been home all day. Instead we have been sitting in a gymnasium all weekend as my daughter participated in a volleyball tournament. She loves it, and I enjoy watching her do something she loves. Of course the good thing about sitting in the gym all weekend is it is easy to read since there is absolutely nothing else to do between games. I wish I had been home, like you, getting caught up on life a bit.
It's good to be home in such a warm, loving family. Sounds like a perfect day!