these are a few of my favorite things

Posted: September 29, 2010 at 6:36 pm

Computer glitches plagued my day, including a lazy Google Reader not publishing a post I really enjoyed writing. Today was also pretty hectic overall with lots to do, so I decided that tonight I need to just focus on a few of my favorite things. I planned on doing one of the Reader’s Requests I received, but my brain feels too fried. Still let me know if you have a topic you want me to post about though. And please check out today’s 30 Days post. Then look for a wrap-up post to tie it all together tomorrow and finish out the month. :)

My Favorite Place: Cuddled in Peter’s arms. Neither of us wanted to get out of bed this morning because we felt so cozy snuggled up together. It feels like home to me and I could stay there forever.

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My Favorite Breakfast: Oats. I don’t think I can ever get sick of them. I do switch it up from time to time, but always come crawling back to the oats, begging for forgiveness for straying.

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My Favorite Workout: Typically this would be lifting weights since I love feeling strong and seeing the changes it brings to my body. Right now, though, spin wins! I love how I still feel like I can get a good workout and not have to adapt things too much because of my body.

My Favorite Candy: Do I really have to tell you??

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My Favorite Sound: Little M’s voice. I love hearing her read stories to herself. Apparently she does too because she occupies herself that way a large chunk of the day. And it’s always “no mommy” when I try to read to her. Her singing is pretty precious too.

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My Favorite Thing About Blogging: Um, there are too many to count but I have to say the supportive community and all your comments, emails, tweets, etc. Which is why now I hope to pay it forward and pass along the support by asking you all to show some love to my good friend Heather. It was her birthday yesterday and it included some sad news. Show her some love and then send her family some prayers. Love you, Heather!!!!

My Favorite Food: Pizza. You can have it so many ways and it can be relatively healthy too with the right choice of toppings, crust, etc. We have a Groupon for a yummy pizza place we need to use up this weekend. My heart swells with love. Or, more aptly put. my mouth swells with drool.

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My Favorite Day of the Week: Saturday. It’s a family day of fun typically. The next few weeks will be especially fantastic with corn mazes, pumpkin patches, county fairs, M’s birthday party, and so much more. Oh…and the pizza of course.

My Favorite TV Show: Glee! Which I will be watching tonight.

My Favorite Article of Clothing: As much as I wear yoga pants and tank tops, nothing compares to jeans. I have a slight obsession. This stack is my biggest motivation to get back to my pre-competition-prep-screwed-my-body-must-gain-to-conceive weight. That is in fact the technical term. ;)

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My Favorite Thing About Pregnancy: Feeling the little man move. He likes to thump around in there. Not always comfortable, but always endearing.

My Favorite Favorite: All of those passions I mentioned earlier. They really do make life good.

Keep the trend going…What’s one of your favorite things? Any of the above or something else you come up with. :D

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38 Comments to “these are a few of my favorite things”
  1. Sava says:

    Favorite Candy: Skittles! Sure, they make EVERYTHING you eat afterwards taste like ‘the rainbow’ but they’re delicious.

  2. I’m kind of obsessed with ballet slippers, I wear them everyday to work and they have become an obsession. I also love workout dvds, but I don’t buy that many of them.

    • Tina says:

      I have a slight obsession with workout DVDs too. I own so many and want to add more. I do used them a lot after the baby though.

  3. Lisa says:

    Candy corn is the best candy ever and I can totally relate to your love of jeans. I have about 40 pairs. Whoops! Haha =)

  4. I love candy corn!! I’ve restrained from buying them so far :)

  5. ashleigh says:

    My two favorite things are my two cute kitties!

  6. Love this post, Tina!! :) Your life is filled with your favorite things…so amazing!
    Oh candy corn – I’ve yet to bust it out this season. But it’s so darn addictive!

    Some of my favorite things: taking a walk with my husband and Niko in the evening. The mood of my clients change from grumpy and stressed to inspired and proud after one of our sessions. Niko cuddling up to me any time I sit down. The feeling after a hard run.

    • Tina says:

      Your life is filled with your favorite things too. Such a good feeling huh?

      although I will say it will be nice when my favorite jeans can fit into my life again too. ;)

  7. Eliza says:

    I love candy corn pumpkins too….

    your description of cuddling with your husband made me smile. I love that feeling. I’ll never forget when Aaron told me that he never really liked to cuddle when falling asleep before he met me, but we were just the right size for each other and now he liked it more than falling asleep alone.

  8. I love reading “favorites” posts! My favorite place in the world is also in my bf’s arms <3 My favorite workout nowadays is running! I never thought I'd actually pick it as a favorite but I'm getting addicted to it ;)

  9. Awww, I love this! You are so positive, I can always count on your posts to make me feel better.

  10. Pizza! See, I knew we were friends for a reason ;-) Love lifting weights and working out too. And I hear you on a hectic day. And I’ve had major internet issues at home this week. I just might blame it all ont he cooler weather. Hope you have a good evening sweetie (and get plenty of sleep).

  11. Natalie says:

    My grandma always saved a bag of candy corn from Halloween and would set one at each place setting on Thanksgiving. She said if you ate that piece you would have good luck all year long!

    • Tina says:

      That’s a tradition I can follow! :D

      I seriously love traditions and am really getting into starting some up for our little family.

  12. Some of my favorite things are: my two sweet girls (I just love hearing their voices), oats, pumpkin, chocolate, salty foods, hanging out with my best girlfriends…I could go on and on…lol
    Live is full of great things!

  13. My boys laughter! All three of them especially when they are all three doing something together!

    • Tina says:

      It is such a wonderful sound, huh? So innocent sounding. Although sometimes the laughter comes at the not so innocent times. LOL

  14. Lee says:

    Pizza! With my husband and dog preferably.

  15. Some of my favorite things: long drives in the country, church picnics, and The Office :)

  16. mmmmmm…favorite food is DEFINITELY pizza! i can’t get enough of it!

  17. I love this favorites post! I LOVE pizza, prob one of my fav foods too :-)

    I have TOO many shows, but to name a few Gossip Girl, Dexter, True Blood, Greys Anatomy, Little People big World, Medium…

    It’s so sweet how you and y our hubby cuddle in the AM.

    looking forward to the final 30DSL post tomorrow :-)

  18. What a wonderful list of things! I’ve just started spin and I totally agree. A couple of my faves –
    Fave item of clothing at the moment is my comfy hareem style pants I wear around the house, favourite kitchen applicance is my blender, and my favourite food right now is dark chocolate with sea salt. There are no words.

  19. My favorite place person is my husband, my very best friend! Oh,and, my favorite dog is a Jack Russell Terrier :)

  20. Kristy says:

    How fun! I agreee 100% with PIZZA and BED and Comfy Clothes – Sunday is my funday becuase it is the only day that the man and I BOTH have off :-)

  21. rachael says:

    My favorite things are my boys, yoga, and the woods. I totally agree that there’s is no sweeter sound than your child’s voice. :)

  22. Felicia says:

    I feel the same about oats :) And, well.. pizza too!

  23. Erin says:

    I love the sound of my mutt snoring. :) And fave candy is by far the pretzel M&Ms. Mmmm….

  24. Favorite food – chocolate covered strawberries and pumpkin cheesecake from cheesecake factory. So good!!!

  25. Heather says:

    Candy corn junkie ;) hahaha

  26. janetha g. says:

    i loved reading about some of your favorite things and learning more about you! that was fun. saturday is my favorite, too, because i get to wake up late and stay up late :)

  27. I share many of your favorite things, especially oatmeal, pizza and Glee ;) At the moment, my favorite workout is yoga. It leaves me feeling strong, refreshed and re-energized.
    But one of my absolute favorite things right now is when I’m holding my little guy and he puts his head on my shoulder. He snuggles up and his head fits perfectly up against my shoulder, neck and head… it gets me every time :)

  28. Oh fun! I, too, love cuddling and candy corn. My other favorite things are: swimming, cuddling some more, the smell of laundry, and anything to do with my friends. I wish I could be around my friends ALL the time!

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