Good morning! The kids went back to school today, and man, it feels good to get back into a routine. It was nice to be able to sleep in for two weeks but I am more productive in the morning and glad to be working by 7:15.

I think I like Mondays because I’ve rested on Sunday. So I’m ready to get back at things. It’s ironic: you’d think that taking a day off would put you behind on your to-do list. But it doesn’t. Like getting a good night’s sleep, taking a day to rest makes me that much more productive on Monday.

The Rest: Living in Sabbath Simplicity blog tour officially begins today. Please support these bloggers who are supporting me by visiting their blogs and leaving a comment. You might even win a free book.

Today’s bloggers are Monica Synder, who posts at Everyday Simple Abundance;  and Kathi Macias, at

I hope you’ll visit their blogs today.

Here’s our question of the day: Mondays–love ’em or hate ’em? Discuss.