Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Surviving 9-5.

Don't get me wrong, I'm insanely grateful to have a full time job M-F...but its not always the easiest. Co-workers can stress me out, client calls continue to come in like crazy, my inbox gets flooded...some days are easy, some aren't... but no matter what, there are a few things I just NEED to get me through my week at work.

Morning chats with my favorite co worker!

A cute necklace...something about a cute necklace (or any adorable accessory, really) makes me feel more professional...which in turn makes me work a little better. So maybe Caleb should start letting me buy ALL the cute necklaces?! ;)

Texts from my cute husband.

Emails with my soulmate. Seriously, Erin & I email daily. I'm glad I have someone like her...how is it possible to talk to someone every day and never run out of crap to talk about/update each other on?!

Hot tea in my favorite mug.

My lunch breaks. Seriously, I'm lucky to get a full hour for lunch and while I mostly stay at work and edit photos on my break, my favorite thing to do is to take a lil trip to Target and marvel at all the things I can't buy.

Swagbucks. If you are looking to make extra cash while you are already working? Click this. It's legit, real cash... I take surveys, mini polls and watch videos and get "Swagbucks" that you can redeem for gift cards/cash.
this made me LOL...fellow SBers will get it.

My mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks...seriously, I think I eat all day.

Pinterest...lately I've been on a "digital organization" kick.

LOLZ

My brain is kind of mush right now... we have a very exciting weekend ahead of us and my brain is in total "anniversary/getaway" mode!! Can you blame me?! ;) happy hump day, friends.

12 comments:

  1. This post hit the nail on the head about working full time! Yes, we're grateful to have a job so we can survive but some days you just don't want to go for all of the reasons that having a job can be a bummer (coworkers stress me out too!). I miss the days of having a lunch break, just 30 minutes even. My current job doesn't really allow for a lunch break and most times I eat at my desk. I survive by sneaking in some blog reading when it's slow in the morning and no one is around to spy on me. ;)

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  2. Organizing pinterest boars ABSOLUTELY counts as a productive day ;) And the Swagbucks meme is spot on as well- lol!

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  3. HAHAHAH that last meme! also---i feel you about the necklace thing! except I feel like I have a hard time spending money on jewelry, so I always wear the same 2. hahahah need to diversify, I guess. I LOVE YOU!

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  4. I think I pretty much do all of these things too to help me get through the day. Lol! But trade the tea out for coffee - bad, bad habit of mine!

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  5. A friend and I use to email back and forth daily as a way of surviving the day, especially if it was the day after a bachelor/bachelorette show. However we both became busy that it happens no more :(

    So excited to hear about your away weekend - have fun, and say adios to the internet!

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  6. Do you actually make $ on Swagbucks? I feel like it takes FOREVER.

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  7. Love that statement necklace! And I used to go to target or kenwood on my lunch all the time and just window shop :)

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  8. That's how you know you landed the perfect friend (or in your case, sister-in-law)! I never run out of things to say to my best friend, either and Wheat is always asking how that's possible. Still not sure how.

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  9. Pretty much all of these get me through the the workday. And upcoming work functions with your coworkers outside of work. :)

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  10. I agree, dressing cute makes me feel put together and makes me work harder! :)

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  11. My soulmate is my best friend Jayme and yes if we don't talk at least a good portion of the day I feel like I'm missing a limb or some crucial part of my life.

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  12. This is great! It's totally the little things that get you through a work day! Amen to Erin & Swagbucks. :)

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