Stuff I love

October 25, 2011

Of course I love my family and friends, but this list is about the little things that put a smile on my face and make me happy….in no particular order. The important things in life aren’t things, but some things are pretty awesome….

1. Shellac manicures- lasts for at least 2 weeks. Enough said.
2. Annie’s Goddess salad dressing- tangy, creamy and delicious. I think I saw a light version once, and I often kick myself for not getting it. But, since I’ve never seen it again, I think it was an illusion.
3. Rue La La- good deals, different brands and Sunday Night Stealathon.
4. Ebates- Cash back on shopping I was already doing? Yes, thank you!
5. Fancy Nancy books- Sweet, innocent, girly vocabulary builders.
6. America’s Test Kitchen 30 Minute Recipe Cookbook- My bible in the kitchen- awesome recipes that are really done in 30 minutes!
7. My iPhone- no explanation needed….only reason not to have it on here is that it’s a time suck and a distractor.
8. Bejeweled and Angry Birds- awesomeness on my phone that I can play when on a boring work call.
9. Great prices on designer jeans and more w/ no tax or shipping (only could be made better by being on Ebates). Easy returns too.
10. Our new schedule- I have an hour and a half of “me” time 3 days a week- hello Pilates!
11. Archer Farms Honey Cinnamon Almonds (found at Target). 3pm slump kicker.
12. Camelback Bite Valve Water Bottles- Has me drinking more water (kiddos too)….
13. Squeezy tossable baby food pouches- Take these puppies out to dinner and you avoid pre-food melt downs while making sure they get some fruits and veggies. Winning!
14. Most shows on Bravo- If Andy Cohen produces it, I’m hooked like a fish in a barrel.
15. Having a reliable sitter on my street.
16. Walks in our neighborhood loop. I exercise me and the dog and get to chat with a good friend for an uninterrupted hour. How do you beat that?
17. The picture background on my computer. I can stare at the 6000+ rotating family pictures all day long.
18. Rice cakes with peanut butter, raisins and M&Ms. Snack time, and it’s rice cakes and raisins, so it’s healthy.
19. Howard Stern. I’ve been listening for 20 years, and if I have time alone in the car, he still cracks me up.
20. Salted caramel mochas (and upcoming peppermint mochas). Ummmmmmm…..

I’m a pretty happy person. Life is good. But these little things put a smile on my face and make life that much sweeter.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

fenske October 27, 2011 at 1:40 am

i am 6000% with you on 10-14. love the new layout btw!


Sakima February 23, 2012 at 2:18 am

I could go for one right now! What a treat! Just saw your faecbook comments on my page from a few months ago. Sorry! I am real bad about Facebook trying to get better.


Lanae (@Hungrigyrl) November 3, 2011 at 11:49 pm

I just had a peppermint mocha today! My first of the season. I share a lot of your likes! Must check out the designer jean site. :)


weekday solo mommy November 4, 2011 at 12:39 am

@hungrigyrl- the jean site is addictive, but such good deals, and Ebates is a MUST for online shopping. I’m glad you had a good mocha today. I got one at Whole Foods this morning (after being up with Princess since 4:30) and it was nasty. I almost cried.


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