Alex for hosting me on his blog today. I almost chickened out. BUT, once I got out of my own way, I had a great time. You rock.
Guess what? We survived our first weekend with a bedtime. I love it. No, no. I lied. I flippin' love it. And, if it's possible, I have more energy now than I did before. Who knew? Not me.
Remember last week when I was shootin' off my mouth, saying that I'd be done mudding walls by Friday and painting by today?
Lies. All lies.
I've heard rumors that a standard bedtime was healthier for people.ReplyDelete
It feels it. Going into staycation soon. Loved the dragon blood you had on your blog. Sounds neat.Delete
Regular bedtimes definitely help with good sleep patterns. I try to keep a regular time, or at least within a half hour.ReplyDelete
Great post over at Alex's.
I played it all wrong before trying to wake at a regular time. Now, I think I've got it.
Happy to host you today! People are really getting a kick out of your decluttering.ReplyDelete
Bedtimes work best for me.
It's been fun reading the comments and meeting your bloggers.Delete
Lol. Good luck with the mudding!ReplyDelete
I love your bedtime routine. You have inspired me to do the same. I'm working on it. I used to have a really good one and I went off course when we moved. Hopefully I'll get back into it at some point.ReplyDelete
Thanks, Martha. And you've inspired with photos and cooking. Blogging is great fun, I tell ya.Delete
If we moved and did everything you guys did, my sleep patterns would be hard to maintain, too.
Not lies. No, no. Miscalculations. That's what it was! :)ReplyDelete
Hahaha. If I were drinking hot chocolate, it all would have blown out my nose.Delete
I used to go to bed early - same time every night. Then my schedule changed. And it's going to change again. One day it will settle down and I will have a regular bedtime like a real person. I'm off to look at Alex's blog now...(:ReplyDelete
Is that from a work schedule chaning?Delete
haha you'll be done soon. off to checkout your guest spotReplyDelete
My mouth was bigger than my skill set. Got to work on it some tonight.Delete
Thanks for your friendship and support.
I'll echo Stacy's comment. After all, if we don't set the bar high, we'll just sit around eating bon bons and dreaming and enjoying life. Great to meet you over at the Ninja's site.ReplyDelete
Great to meet you as well. Here's to both your tomatoes and your writing. Kick some butt. Rah.Delete
I forgot to say on your guest post that your puppies are adorable.ReplyDelete
That's Wiggy with little Bug. Thanks for commenting here and on Alex's blog.Delete
Cheers and boogie boogie.
My problem isn't going to bed - it's the actually falling asleep part. Sigh.ReplyDelete
Enjoyed seeing you over on Alex's blog!
Loved the butterfly and the turtle on your page. Thanks for reading and stopping by. Cheers and boogie boogie.Delete
You rock, little ninja!ReplyDelete
Thanks. So do you!Delete
It's not how fast you get it done, it's how happy you are with the outcome.ReplyDelete
Hi Mary. I'm happy now. I enjoy the process. With staycation coming up I want to get the paint on the walls. Deadlines are fun to have, too.Delete
That'll teach you not to lie then won't it LOL? Just read your interview on Alex's blog You are now a famous declutterer.ReplyDelete
It will teach me to shut my big loud mouth. lololololololol.Delete
Thanks for reading, Jo.
Loved seeing you at Alex's blog.ReplyDelete
You rock. But you know that (or should do).
You're an inspiration to me, EC.Delete
That's amazing! Bravo and you know what? I did the same thing as Wonder Woman except I smashed my head on the side of the TV and ended up in the hospital. For me, it was very disillusioning, LOL. Way to go Ivy!!!ReplyDelete
You cracked me up with this comment. Wonder how many others fell down as well. That twirlling. Good stuff.Delete
Don't worry everything works out. Its easy to lose sight of that. You have such a carefree and happy blog, I hope you infect me!ReplyDelete
I enjoy your blog as well Spacer Guy. You've got fun stuff and excellent energy. I'll be back.Delete
It was nice to meet you over on Alex's blog. Enjoyed the post. :) Thanks for stopping by my place. Have a great week!ReplyDelete
Here's to a yummy week, Karen. Thanks for reading and boogie boogie.Delete
I was thrilled to see you on Alex's blog! Congratulations!ReplyDelete
Bed times are a good thing, glad it worked for you!
Happy Spring! Although, where is the sun???
Thanks, girl. Here's to you guys getting some sun today. It's overcast here now and a little chilly.Delete
Great blog post about you Ivy. Love to see you being promoted. I love your blog!!!ReplyDelete
A bedtime?! I should try that :)ReplyDelete
I'm lovin' it.Delete
I've been keeping to a bedtime for a while now. I think I have to change it since I'm getting up so early to watch my granddaughter. Great seeing you on Alex's blog.ReplyDelete
You're a good grandma. Hope you're getting lots of writing and enjoying your family, in. Thanks for reading and boogie boogie.Delete
Had a quick look at Alex's blog to see you. I'm glad the bedtimes are working, I find I'm much more rested when I stick to a regular sleep routine.ReplyDelete
Yes, agreed, River. Feels good.Delete
Thanks for checking out Alex's blog.
There would be no convincing husband of having a bedtime. Glad to hear it is working out for you. (I'm still wondering what that bubbly yellow stuff was from a previous post!) -JennReplyDelete
My bad, Jenn. I posted it at the end of the comments but didn't tell you guys that I was going to do that.Delete
It was cheese made from plants. Post coming up about it soon. Sorry about the answer not being easier to read.
You are funny.ReplyDelete
I love the cheerful, yummy, spring fun look here.
Be well, Iris.
Happy chocolate eating, to you. Thanks for reading the Q&A.Delete
My doctor told me that--about bedtimes, I mean.ReplyDelete
Some days are harder to get into the bedroom online, but boy Norma, I'm loving it.Delete
Very funny about you in the men's bathroom. Good thing you didn't get your eye knocked out.
Sometimes I would like to be in bed lol haha but I can't send hugs and love Ivy :) You rock!ReplyDelete
You rock, too Gloria.Delete
Hugs, back :-)Delete
I generally don't have a set bed time, but go off within the same half hour most nights.ReplyDelete
Super pretty tulips, on your post.Delete
Even my kids don't have bedtime, we are just not that scheduled, but good for you. And as for projects that never end, we have a deck and Petanque court being built. I vaguely remember it was to be done by Christmas. They sure missed that deadline.ReplyDelete
It's working out. Last night was about 24 minutes later than normal but on the whole, yeah, lovin' it. Very calming way to end the day.Delete
Thanks for stopping by :-)
Saw your post on Alex's blog and had to stop by. Looking forward to your posts. :) Glad bedtime is better.ReplyDelete
Hi Jess. Thanks for stopping by today and for reading my stuff on Alex's page.Delete
Hi Ivy, read your guest post, excellent job! way to put yourself out there. Rye bread sounds amazing. And for bedtime that is great, glad it is working for you. Stay true....CheriReplyDelete
Thanks Cheri. And I loved your idea with the pineapple. I'll come find you when I do it. Think it will add a lovely flavour to the spice. Thanks for the tip. Thanks for checking me out at Alex's place, too.Delete
For me it takes more time then I planned on.ReplyDelete
To get to sleep or to go into the bedroom? Good luck with your upcoming tests, John.Delete
Loved your guest post! Good luck with the mudding.ReplyDelete
Thanks for checking it out.Delete
Hi Ivy - loved your guest post, well done!ReplyDelete
I think you are doing great with your 10pm bed-time.
Hope your week is going well.
All the best Jan
Thanks for reading it, Jan.Delete
Very well indeed. Just finished a four hour session of mudding and I'm pleased with how it came out.
What yummy things did you have to eat today? So far, I've had mostly whole food snacks but soon to sit down to a big bowl of warm veggies.
You should be a comedienne.....really!ReplyDelete
Too flippin' funny...
Enjoy your evening...
Glad you got a giggle. I giggled when I wrote it. Enjoy your weekend and boogie boogie.Delete
I go to bed at 8:00 every night except the days I don't work. . If read until I fall asleep, around 9:30. On my days off I just go go bed and don't read and still fall asleep at 9:30. If I didn't work I would be up way, way later! Well, well after midnight.ReplyDelete
There are some nights when I could crawl in the coffin by eight. Sounds like you have a good thing going.Delete
When you retire, will you go full night owl?
I used to go to sleep at 8:30 and wake up at 3:30 to do homework and blog. I finally realized that was ludicrous, but now I never have time to blog. ;)ReplyDelete
I gotta say, there are days when I can crash at 8:30 for sure. Pretty cool that you gave it a go. Were you able to think better in the early mornings? I find it's my best time to write. Thanks for stopping by and boogie boogie.Delete
I'm a big fan of bed times and a bigger fan of Alex! :)ReplyDelete
Regular keeps you good in many a way, from bedtimes to the loo at your bay lolReplyDelete
You're not wrong, I do poop better.Delete
LOL...!!! Thank you for dropping by my blog!!! Have a great Memorial Weekend.ReplyDelete
You have a great one, too.Delete
The interview was great, Ivy! Lots of fun:)ReplyDelete
YOU have a great weekend.
Thanks! You too :-)Delete
Will be checking out the interview!ReplyDelete
11 p.m. is my "bedtime" but that ends up being pretty flexible-- I stay up later if I have a good reason too. :D
Flexible is good.
How arte you doing Ivy?? send you hugs and love!ReplyDelete
Very good. We're on day five of staycation. Thanks for asking.Delete