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A Date with Kettle Popcorn & Fruity Tea

I have a confession to make.

Even though I try to eat healthy,  here lately my breakfast has become a special, solitary retreat, to indulge my craving for my new favorite snack: Kettle Popcorn & Fruit Tea. 
I am embarrassed to admit it, but for the last 10 days straight I have eaten a small bag of the stuff every single morning!

I am addicted.

It's not just the taste of the sweet popcorn and fruity tea I enjoy, but also the routine of knowing I will get to relax and enjoy something I love, for 10 minutes or so.......  
alone...
......in a quiet room.
First thing in the morning I pop my kettle popcorn and heat up my fruity tea and set at my desk to check my e-mail, my blog & facebook and what not before Felicity wakes up.  It has become a morning ritual that I look forward to.  

It's a morning date with myself.
Just me at my desk...... with the popcorn, the warm tea & some pretty fresh flowers from the yard.


As I enjoy my morning routing, I know my alone time will likely be interrupted before long.
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Felicity will come running into the dinning room (where my desk is) and climb up in her booster seat ready for breakfast soon.
On this particular morning I wasn't fast enough with her breakfast so she just decided to climb up onto the table and try to eat a fake pear.

It's funny to me how the simplest little indulgence can become something to look forward to.  I never would have thought that 10 minutes alone with a bowl of kettle popcorn and tea would be something I would lay in bed looking forward to - but I do.  

As I'm sitting here savoring the last of the tea and kettle corn crumbs,  I usually hear the sound of the bedroom door slowly creaking open.  
It's funny because at first I think, "darn, my time is up", but then, the instant I see the beautiful little smiling face of my baby girl come prancing into the room I don't mind the interruption.
  I'm happy and ready to start my day with her.

13 comments:

  1. I love the sparkly twinkle light addition to your photos above - so cute!
    Are you not having the Monday Blog Party every Monday? I don't want to miss any.
    Thanks
    Angie
    godsgrowinggarden.blogspot.com

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    1. I will have it back going again next week but we were gone this weekend celebrating my husband's birthday and I was never able to get everything together for it and hated to start it once the day was already half over.

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  2. Love LOVE kettle corn!! Looks delicious!!

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  3. So Sweet! (the story and the kettle corn ;)

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  4. Mmmmm, I'm a kettle corn lover too. Never tried fruit tea tho...sounds good. I'm a new follower from the May Day Follower Fest.

    Shasta

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  5. I love kettle corn! I could seriously eat bags and bags of it - it's terrible! I'm glad you have that solace and quiet time in the morning.

    Oh, and I just LOVE your blog layout! Really pretty and so well-designed.

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  6. Kettle corn is my fav! Well popcorn is my fav lol Thanks for sharing this on the naturally-nifty party!

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  7. I am my favorite person to go out with:) LOL A little alone time, especially for a Mom, is precious indeed!

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  8. Solitary time is so energizing in small doses. Good for you for taking that time for yourself. Enjoy. Thanks for sharing your little reveal on BeColorful this week.
    pam

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  9. Kettle Corn and 10 minutes of alone time!! Sounds wonderful! :) We hope to see you back next week to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." Thanks for coming!! -The Sisters

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  10. Kettle corn, YUM! New Follower
    Thanks for sharing at our Sunday Round Up.
    xoxo
    Heather
    www.HeatherlyLoves.co

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  11. I love this sweet post about enjoying that alone time!


    I just wanted to let you know that we featured this at our Naturally-Nifty Party this week! Stop by and grab a button and link up some stuff at this week's party!

    Also, we are pinning this to our Pinterest boards!
    Thanks for linking up!

    http://natural-nester.blogspot.com/2012/05/naturally-nifty-party-13.html

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  12. Great combo! I'd love for you to add it on my link party at: http://printabelle.com/?p=3188 Thanks!

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