What's your daily pleasure?

(128 Posts)
pineapplejuice22 Thu 07-Jan-21 19:31:37

I am currently on mat leave with a 2mo and wild 2.5 yo. I am really struggling. I think I need something to look forward to every day so wondered what your daily pleasure is? Need some inspiration!

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Sosigsandwich Thu 07-Jan-21 19:35:33

Cuppa and 15 mins of my book before I get up!

SmidgenofaPigeon Thu 07-Jan-21 19:36:28

Right, this sounds a bit sad but I put my diffuser on in my room with some really nice essential oils. It wasn’t expensive but it’s so nice! Makes the room smell lush and i find it really relaxing. Didn’t expect to like it that much grinSometimes I put a face pack on and sit next to it with a glass of wine. I don’t have children (although I work with them) though so it is easy to get the uninterrupted time.

WutheringTights Thu 07-Jan-21 19:37:21

A walk to costa and a latte.

BakedBeeeen Thu 07-Jan-21 19:41:00

I have a really nice breakfast. Every day. Splash out on lovely fruit and the expensive granola and my favourite yogurt. Also scented candles in the evening, nice hot chocolate. So I have something nice at each end of the day!

britnay Thu 07-Jan-21 19:51:32

A quiet coffee all by myself

CakeInMyFace Thu 07-Jan-21 19:53:33

Reading a book in the bath smile


Chicchicchicchiclana Thu 07-Jan-21 19:54:14

20 minute very hot shower.

Foghead Thu 07-Jan-21 19:54:26

Proper nice coffee in the morning.
A walk
Some good tv

DwangelaForever Thu 07-Jan-21 19:55:13

A cup of tea, a biscuit and a few chapters of my book before bed.

BogRollBOGOF Thu 07-Jan-21 19:58:14

Dreaming while I'm asleep. It's a change of scenery.

PlainJaneSuperbrainthe2nd Thu 07-Jan-21 20:07:12

A cup of decaf tea and a really nice chocolate, with either book or TV, after kids are asleep and chores done.

EternalOptimist7 Thu 07-Jan-21 20:07:26

Watching really trashy tv.

Ilovechoc12 Thu 07-Jan-21 20:21:35

Peroni or a glass of white wine at 6pm - after 4 children 🤣🤣🤣🤣

Daisyhoney Thu 07-Jan-21 20:34:06

Bakedbeeeen I have the same breakfast as you and it's my fav meal of the day ( I have pineapple with granola and Greek yogurt ) .
I also love feeding the birds every morning - their chatter always makes me smile.

Forgothowmuchlhatehomeschoolin Thu 07-Jan-21 20:40:42

Full fat milk on my porridge!

Ragwort Thu 07-Jan-21 20:41:12

Decent coffee - and, probably of no help to you, but I make sure I have plenty of time to myself blush - I really need a lot of 'me time' - in fact my DH only been home a couple of hours after a 24 hour business trip (yes, permitted under Covid guidelines) and I'm already feeling irritated ... and I absolutely made sure I only had one child who is now at Uni. grin

whereisthejoy Thu 07-Jan-21 20:45:31

Ice cream or chocolate grin after DC's bedtime.

Please someone help me break the habit!

NeedCoffeeToSurvive Thu 07-Jan-21 21:20:40

After my two year old goes to bed I like to put on some music and dancing around in my kitchen, usually in a rather seductive manner, think pussycat dolls style. My neighbours would probably be mortified if they saw me, thankfully our kitchen window faces a 30ft wall and my only audience is the washing machine and microwave.

EssentialHummus Thu 07-Jan-21 21:25:29

I wake up before DD and DH to have a coffee and read The Times.

olivo Thu 07-Jan-21 22:32:21

A bath, every single evening after everyone has gone to bed, with bubbles or oil and either a newspaper or a book. Perfect!

Nomnomarrgh Thu 07-Jan-21 22:37:03

Getting a newspaper every day. I can’t always be bothered to read it, but I scrapbook, so I know the paper will be read eventually.

AgentCooper Thu 07-Jan-21 22:38:44

It was a swim on my 3 work days at lunchtime but that’s out the window now. So it’s currently going to bed early and reading or MNing.

Springfern Thu 07-Jan-21 22:41:57

8 cups of tea. I love every one.

flatpack1 Thu 07-Jan-21 22:53:34


A walk to costa and a latte.

Would be this but cant afford it so hot milk with coffee and sugar and pretend its a latte

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