While my weather is being very weird lately - going from nice to really cold - it's still usually cold enough to want a day in just relaxing and not worrying about anything important. As a big reader, this would obviously include lots and lots of books. Before we get there, let us set the scene. I would probably be lounging in bed, with really soft pillows keeping me propped enough, so that I can read more easier. I don't know about you, but holding up books while lying in bed is quite a workout on the arms, so I'd like to lessen this a bit so I can keep on reading for hours. Next I'll be snuggled under a variety of blankets to keep me warm and cozy. I tend to sleep with at least three blankets, so I'd probably have about that many for my day in! Then I would definitely have my dog lying next to me add a little extra warmth and love. She loves to cuddle up with people and she's a big sleeper, so I'm sure she'd be right next to me, dozing away, while I enjoy my day in bed. Now that I've set the scene a bit, let us get back to those books!
|My sleepy dog Luana|
I'm happy to read almost anything, but if I'm looking for a relaxing day in, I might go with something light or funny. I've read one book by Jen Lancaster but I own a few more and this would be the perfect time to dive in. They are real life stories that are sure to make me giggle and pass the time with ease. I could always add in some old favorites too, if I want a break from funny for a bit. Harry Potter is my all-time favorite series, and going through one of those books might be a fun way to pass some time. I doubt I'd get a whole book read in a day, but it would be enjoyable to dive back into Harry and Company's story. I highly recommend the illustrated version for a day in as well because it adds a little something extra to these classic stories. I've read the first one already, so I might have to grab the illustrated Chamber of Secrets. I think a mix of childhood classics and breezy, funny reads would be perfect for a relaxing day in bed.
Despite currently on a diet plan, I'm sure I could still find some yummy goodies to snack on while reading, so I don't have to get out of bed for long. Some quick ideas would be popcorn or apple slices and peanut butter. They are both relatively light snacks that will keep you going while you rest and read. Sounds like a perfect day! What about you? How would you spend a day lying in bed? Would you break out a book, nap, watch a favorite movie, or do something else? Let me know in the comments!