Do Something Frivolous

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The “life as MOM” is full of responsibilities. Parents almost always have something more to do on their schedules. When you’re pressed for time, then it seems frivolous to do things that aren’t necessities.

As important as it is to be responsible for our families and homes, it’s sometimes refreshing to do something that’s NOT necessary, like:

Something fun, unnecessary, “frivolous” can be a sweet treat to help you take a break from the to-do list.

Doing something frivolous is a great way to stop and smell the roses.

The days are long, but the years are short. I don’t want to miss them! For more short and sweet ideas on how to stop and smell the roses, to enjoy the little things in life, check out my 31 Days to Smell the Roses series.

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  1. Cute pedicure! I love this…although sometimes I just might go a little overboard on “treating” myself to frivolous extras. 🙂

  2. Jessica this is so true that we mom’s need to do this. Although the pedicure is very cute it reminded me of bandaids. Little bandaids on each toe! = LOL !

  3. I LOVE the pedi! Super cute.

    Sometimes I “treat” myself to a “day off” where I don’t push myself to clean the house beyond the basics of picking up/wiping down, get dressed, etc. Today the boys and I are kickin’ it in our PJs and I am good with that.

  4. You are so right…we all need to remember that taking care of ourselves is just as important as taking care of our families. Thanks for the reminder! 🙂

  5. Love it! I haven’t had a pedi in over 3 years. I keep dropping hints with my hubby that I would love one more than a coffee gift card or a dinner out but it hasn’t worked yet.

    Last winter, I had a really horrible day and stopped by the dollar store. I bought some bright fake flowers –which turned my horrible day around.