Sunday Update – April 24, 2016

It was another busy week around here! My husband was away all week in London, which meant I was on my own with the kids. Normally, this doesn’t bother me too much. My kids are bigger now and pretty self-sufficient. They have lots of things they like to do to keep themselves busy including school, homework, YouTube, outside play, and games. But handling everything every day was hard. Usually I get a little break in the evening once my husband is home, to sit and many have a glass of wine while he gets the kids in the shower and off to bed. When he’s gone I do all of that and more, so by the time Friday rolled around and he was back home, I was DONE.

I thought I would get a lot of writing done this week but I was wrong. I wanted to work on a novella that will come after Daydreamer 2 (it’ll be Daydreamer 3 but shorter than the rest, as my goal for the series is to do: novel, novel, novella, novel, novel, novella…) but I always struggle with the beginning of a story until I hit my stride so I only got about 5k written. Plus, I struggled a lot with Dragon Dictate. Sigh. Always something with Dragon! I decided to instead concentrate on updating old blog posts on my website which took up a lot of time every day. I plan to use all the old content on my website to help promote myself, so making sure it’s in tip-top shape is a priority. I’ve gone back and updated titles, updated images, and links in old posts all week long. It’s been a lot of work but it’ll be worth it in the long run.

What else happened this week?

Hello, new floors! #dailyphoto #365days #ig2016 #renovations #kitchenremodel

New floors went in in the kitchen! Yes, we’re having hardwood floors in the kitchen. I’m so looking forward to that. No more tile!

Lunch outside today. I wanted to soak in the sun. #ig2016 #365days #dailyphoto

I enjoyed the outdoor weather by eating lunch outside.

Oh wow. Look what KP brought me from London! Never seen this before!! #dailyphoto #365days #ig2016 #gin #mixology #cocktails

My husband brought back this fancy spiced gin from the UK. Mmmm, tastes great in a G&T!

I have another busy week ahead of me. I have a blog post going up tomorrow about compiling from Scrivener to Createspace PDF, I’m participating in the New Adult Scavenger Hunt this week, I have tons of packages to send out, and I have a post on my Top 5 Favorite Traditional Japanese Foods coming up! Stay Tuned!