31 Days {Day 30} : The Importance of Retreat

Adventure is a theme here.  We believe in adventuring out.  We believe it helps you learn about the world, about yourself . . .

We also embrace retreat.

Adventure and Retreat.  That brings a balance, a rhythm to living well.

It has felt more important than ever to make room for retreat in a month filled with 31 adventures.  So though we have not taken pictures of it, or blogged about it, we have been intentional about some retreating . . .

There really isn’t any sleeping in with a two year old, but there is snuggling in, where we stay in bed a little longer in the morning.

We have been having intentional family time in the mornings before we head off in different directions we try and read together, play together, or dance together

We have enjoyed drinking a good cup of tea and talking . . .

We found time for naps . . .

We have had nights in by the fire and read books together in the car.  We have played backgammon and watched Top Chef.  We have adventured out . . . but we have also intentionally found time to retreat.  And that has made all the difference.


Updating as we go . . .

31-days-of-intentional-adventuresDay 1: About Intention
Day 2About Adventure
Day 3: Challenge – Community Event (Hayride)
Day 4: Challenge – Use Groupon (Daytrip)
Day 5: Challenge – Find Event on the Internet (Art Show +)
Day 6: Challenge – Head to the Local Fair
Day 7: Flashback Friday – AndrewLiza
Day 8: Challenge – Celebrate with Family
Day 9: Challenge – Celebrate Your Own Birthday
Day 10: Challenge – Adventure During Lunch
Day 11: Challenge – Accept an Invitation
Day 12: Challenge – Hot Air Balloon Part 1Part 2Part 3
Day 13: Challenge – Go to the Theater
Day 14:Flashback Friday – Andrew, Liza
Day 16: Challenge – A Giving Adventure
Day 17: Challenge – Highway Sign (Shaker Village)
Day 18:Challenge – Lunchtime Adventure (Outdoor Art)
Day 19: Challenge – Fire Safety Adventure
Day 20: Challenge – Lunchtime Adventure (REI)
Day 21: Challenge – Flashback Friday – AndrewLiza
Day 22: Challenge – Other People’s Homes
Day 23: Challenge – Adventures in Baking 
Day 24: Challenge – Adventure Outside
Day 25: Challenge – Embrace Speed 
Day 26: Challenge – A Haunted Maze 
Day 27: Challenge – A Night at the Museum
Day 28: Challenge – Flashback Friday Andrew, Liza 
Day 29: Challenge – March in a Parade





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