Friday, March 30, 2012

It's All About Me

Do you ever give yourself a
"ME" weekend?


Both son and hubby are busy all weekend.
I will basically have the house to myself for the next two days.
(well...I guess kitty will be here with me...ha!)

I have big plans for myself:
Long hot baths
Laying in bed watching movies
Catching up with blog friends
Get creative in my craft room
Taking myself on a photo shoot

No house work.
No laundry.
No making meals.
Nothing.
Me me me...

Do you ever spoil yourself?
Do you think it's selfish?
I don't know.
I truly believe that you must
take care of yourself in order to
properly take care of others.
No?


“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserve your love and affection.”  ~Buddha


Right on Buddha...I like the way you think.  :)

Happy weekend!

37 comments:

  1. Amen, indeed. I will give myself a "me" afternoon, sometimes a whole day, but that usually includes something productive like housework. It's rare to for me to do nothing, I feel I've wasted the day. Crazy.

    Enjoy your weekend!

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  2. I love the idea...I think we need it once in awhile...have fun

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  3. Excellent idea! Me wants some Silvervine!

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  4. Enjoy, enjoy! The flowers are a good start.

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  5. Amen to Buddha's comment - having 'me' time helps us be better for 'them' so in that way it's not selfish at all! Enjoy! (See my "Getting Happy" post on my typepad blog - it's about this! Wish I'd had that Buddha quote when I wrote it!)

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  6. Enjoy! It is so important to give ourselves a special day now and then! hugs, Linda

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  7. Dearest Catherine,

    That is a purrrrrrrrrrrfect MANTRA!
    Will serve you and your feline.
    Love to you,

    Mariette

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  8. I hope that you are well rested and satisfied with your 'me' time - Oh, I so really do! I, occasionally, get a weekend like that. I love the quiet!

    Cat, I was just noticing you 'word for the year', again, and got a lovely shot of encouragement. Thanks! =]

    xxo

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  9. I'm with you Catherine! I really do believe that it's true. :)

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  10. I think we all need to spoil ourselves now and then. I don't think it's selfish at all, we deserve it after all. Enjoy your "me" weekend

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  11. Oh my gosh - no I don't think it's selfish at all - I think it's a great idea and something women should do as often as they can - lol - which won't be that often. I think it makes us healthier and happier when everyone is united. I have done it - not often - and it felt great. sandie

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  12. good times! Sounds like a wonderful idea. Just remember to take care of Banjo! Enjoy!!

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  13. I am so freakin' jealous. Give it your all :)

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  14. GOOD for you, Catherine... I hope your weekend will be one just for YOU... That is awesome... We all need times like this sometimes...

    Have a great weekend.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  15. I totally agree with you Catherine!
    I wish you a W-O-N-D-E-R-F-U-L weekend!!! :)

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  16. You go girl! I really need to do that one of these days. Now if only I could get a babysitter for the dog.

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  17. That sounds like a fabulous weekend! I have plans for some me days after April 17th and I can't wait!

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  18. Yes, ma'am! Going for the first pedicure of the season tomorrow morning. Leaving the little guy with Doug and having an hour allll to myself.
    Have a great weekend!

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  19. You are soooo lucky. A weekend alone with my cats would be heaven.

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  20. Hello Catherine,have a wonderful weekend for yourself and just say that I love your flowers.♥.

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  21. I'm sure this type of weekend doesn't come around too often. Make the most of it and enjoy yourself, just don't forget about Banjo. XO

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  22. Do it !!! go for it darling...enjoy YOUR weekend !!!...love love love Ria...xxx...

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  23. Hi Catherine, sorry I haven't gotten around to visiting you for a while. Hope you've been well. I totally agree you both deserve and need the me time. I'm sure you'll fell very refreshed after your relaxing week-end. Enjoy, hugs Robyn x

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  24. Yep, had one last weekend! Felt so refreshed I started blogging again on Monday! ;-D

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  25. I like the way Buddah thinks too! Hope you have a truly WONDERFULY selfish weekend ;o)

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  26. Have a great ME weekend, and remember Buddha's words the whole weekend.

    Enjoy everything my friend and no it is not selfish, you have always take good care for yourself.

    Love
    Tanja

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  27. Enjoy your you weekend. We all need one of those. Hope Banjo gets a bit of a cuddle. Hugs Anesha :)

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  28. you have just described my every day days... I am retired and just hubby and me and 2 dogs. i treat me every day. but i did not do it when i was working and when the kids were home. and i should have. i think it is very important to have a ME day. i spent my entire life not having days for ME, now i do it all the time.

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  29. I agree, great idea !
    Enjoy your weekend, Catherine !
    Hugs,
    Sylvia

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  30. I'll take a couple of those days Catherine. Enjoy your time alone! I keep wishing my husband had a place to go for a couple days, aaahhhh!!

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  31. Sounds like a perfect weekend... hope you're enjoying yourself!
    Susan x

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  32. LOVE IT! have a great weekend!

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  33. Nice! Enjoy my friend! I will get some days like that soon...I will be in Seattle a few weeks before Russ.

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  34. I agree!!! Enjoy your time.
    ; ) Glogirly

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  35. Well I haven't had a whole weekend. But a couple of days ago I sat my bottom on the couch all after noon and watched movies. One of them was P.S. I love you! I started crying and didn't stop till the movie was over. when hubby got home and he was wondering what the heck had happened.
    Just a movie day!! I do hope you enjoy your weekend.. And I really like the way Buddha think too..

    Hugs~

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