TODAY IS MY FIRST DAY OF WORK AT MY NEW JOB!!!!!
I can’t believe it. A new firm. A new office. A new dress. New coworkers. It’s crazy.
Anyway, in honor of my first day back in the working world, I thought I would recap the very best week of funemployment ever….
Monday. I was crazy productive on my first day off. I ran ALL the house errands (including 3 Home Goods stores, Target, Lowes, Home Depot, UPS, Goodwill, the list goes on…), scored a few pairs of my favorite work pants on sale at Loft, supervised the tile guy finishing our bathroom floor, rearranged the kitchen drawers (for the third time) and busted open a sentimental bottle of wine — gifted by my sweet friend McKinsey.
Tuesday. I dusted off some gift cards for an afternoon at the spa at The Ritz. For my 30th birthday my girlfriends surprised me with a massage and my former boss (still feels weird to say that) previously gifted me a pedicure too. I had been wanting to redeem these two services together to spend a day at the spa, but it’s so hard to find the time as a working mama! I hate being away from my kiddos during our time together on the weekend so these have been sitting in a drawer forever. Anyway, the spa was everything and more I could possibly have dreamed of. I received a relaxing massage, the perfect pink pedicure, a crisp glass of champagne, sat by the pool with a skyline view (which ironically looked straight into my NEW office!) and enjoyed a 16 shower head shower before coming back to reality.
Wednesday. Date night at our favorite fancy restaurant, Fig Tree! We love celebrating special occasions at Fig Tree (see: birthday & baby) and a new house and new job was definitely a solid reason to return for a yummy dinner. This was our favorite visit yet. We started with veal carpaccio, salads and Matt got the ostrich and I got the filet. We loved it all. Then we polished off our last cocktails with the most incredible beignets!
Thursday. By Thursday I officially never wanted to return to the workforce ever again. But also keep my kids in daycare full time. How do I get there? Ha! Anyway, I hosted some of my very best friends over for lunch and a home tour. For lunch I whipped up a delicious summer salad and thawed some cheesecake bites for dessert. I even broke out my fancy bottle of rose` for the occasion! If only lunch could be that fun every day! A little later I picked up the babies from school a few hours early and met back up with the mamas for a play date!
Friday. It was my last day of “vacation” so I made sure to get up bright and early to maximize the day! Off I went to run a bunch of last errands, grabbed a pretty new work dress (40% off), got my car serviced, cashed in a massage that Matt got me for Christmas, met my bestie Laura for lunch at Cabo Fish Taco and ended the day at a neighborhood happy hour that our street threw to welcome us!
And now it’s truly back to reality…
Sarita @ it's my girls' world says
Oh what an amazing week off! So full of fun activities.
Rachel Emily says
This sounds like what I need in my life!! So glad you had a good week and have the best first day!!
Lizzie Simantz says
Wow what an awesome week off!!! Good Luck at your new job!
Now THAT'S how to do a week of funemployment! I'm loving your kitchen table – where did you find it? Best of luck on your first day at the new job today!
Owen Davis @ Davis Duo says
Sounds like a heavenly week to me! Good luck today!!
Lauren Honeycutt says
Best of luck on your first day!
Adrienne at Bentley, Like the Car says
Wait, is that two massages in one week?!! So jealous. Hope your first day is great!
Lindsay at Lindsay'sSweetWorld says
Sounds like the best week ever! Now, how to do that permanently…
What a wonderful week off!! I love that you were able to relax and enjoy a spa day – you deserve it!! Date night looked heavenly, too! Hope it's a great first week at your new job!
Toni :O) says
Very nice!! Best of luck this week in your job!
Sara Elizabeth Miller says
I'm so glad you had such a great week last week!! That black dress is perfection on you!! I totally need to do a spa day with my Ritz gift cards. THAT is a GREAT idea!! 🙂
you had a solid week! best of luck at the new job!! <3
Caley-Jade Rosenberg says
OH MY GOSH!!! How did you ever start work after a week like that?! Sounds amazing! x
Seriously best week ever! #LifeGoals
Corie @ Life in the Mitten says
Looks like you had the perfect Out of Office week!!
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