7.11.2014

Confessional Friday



A day in my life Edition (Monday)

6:30 am: Alarm goes off, hits snooze until 6:45 especially if i plan to be at work between 8:30- 9 am, i can pretty much work the hours I want, as long as I can get my total hours in. 
 
6:50: Wake Brooke up then go shower
 
7:00: out of shower, getting dressed and getting hair dried
 
7:10: prepare lunches for Brooke- Andrew and I don't usually bring lunch to work on Friday's because we go out with co workers etc. 
 
7:20: do hair and tidy bathroom- I am very paranoid about bathroom germs, i clean my bathroom every day
 
7:30: eat breakfast
 
7:45: out the door
 
8:00: drop Brooke off at daycare- school in season 
 
8:15-8:20: arrive at work 

8:25: make coffee 
 
8:30: sit at computer, check emails, reply to emails, check phone messages 
 
9:00- some days I have a Friday team meeting, if not... a co worker and I chat for 15-20 mins, such a sweet girl 
 
9:30: Start monitoring which means
         I work in the accounting dept for the federal government, we have 3 different departments in the accounting dept... 
            1. Monitoring 2. Accounts payable/receivables 3. Procurement.  
I am in the monitoring dept, so my team and I "monitor" and check all invoices requesting payment, we have to verify all receipts match ( it's difficult to get these people to submit all receipts), i then scan all invoices into our main system and it is matched thru a bar code, I love it! I was in 2 before vacation, but then i moved to monitoring and i love it so much. I'd be happy to try and explain more what I do if you like.  
 
10:30: take 5-7 minutes for my snack which usually is a green apple and 10 almonds 
 
10:40: back to desk, check emails, phone messages 
 
11:00: back to scanning/monitoring 
 
12:00: Lunch - I go to 2nd floor t eat lunch with female co workers 
 
12:45: Tim hortons run for coffee
 
1:00- lunch done, back to desk 
 
1:00-2:45: back to scanning/monitoring 
 
2:45: final break, could be fruit, yogurt etc.
 
3:00- 4:30: back to scanning/monitoring 
{check emails if any came in. }

Leave work at 4:30, go get Brooke at daycare- 
5:00- home if we have no errands to run
5:30 after opening mail, I start making dinner, I also menu plan so I know what I am making etc.

6:30- dishes done, kitchen tidied.

7:00- do some laundry, water plants, 
7:15: Pool time- we swim every night during the summer, that is the best part of having our own pool

8:30- Shower for Brooke
9:00- bed time for Brooke
9:15- she is tucked in adn cuddles done.

9:15-10:30- blog, emails, facebook, face time with my sister

10:30- Bed

My life is not very exciting ;)

Winner of the Starbucks gift card is announced: http://lifewiththegrothes.blogspot.ca/2014/07/starbucks-giveaway.html 

4 comments

  1. I enjoyed reading through your day! We're all more alike then we know - the "boring" everyday stuff ties us all together :)

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  2. I need to take a cue from you on the tidying! It seems like you work it all in so effortlessly...Also glad to hear I'm not the only one that loves a mid day coffee break! :)

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  3. I love that your day is so planned and thought out before hand. Me, the only thing I know for certain is when work starts and ends. LOL Everything else just happens when I see fit. I need to have a timetable that will help keep me on track.

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  4. awww! these day in the life of posts are so fun to read! how do you hear about the prompts? if you ever want to change it up, a friend of mine and i brought back the 5 on friday since the other gals put their link up on hold for the summer. it was pretty popular last week. we would love to have you! http://farmerbell.blogspot.com/search/label/five%20on%20friday

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