Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Happy Birthday to My Husband

Today is my husband's birthday. I thought I would tell you some of my favorite things about him.

1. he is funny

2. he is fun and always planning some fun

3. he is a good man

4. he loves me

5. he loves his kids

6. he is talented

7. he is my best friend

8. he gives his best to everything

9. he's so cute

10. he loves and honors God above all else

Saturday, August 25, 2007

What This Blog is Worth

Some blogs are better than others. Some are more fun to write. Some are easier to write. Some are even worth something . Here are a few of my favorite things about "My Favorite Things":

1. it's easy to write about anything

2. the list format is fun

3. there is always something I can find to like about things

4. it keeps a nice format for my blog

5. it's easy and fun to maintain a theme for my blog

6. it's catchy

7. it makes me money

8. my kids can help me with this one

9. there is always something to write about

10. this blog is actually worth nearly $8,000!!

My blog is worth $7,903.56.
How much is your blog worth?

Friday, August 24, 2007

Nimbus VoIP Phone System

Nimbus VoIP phone systems offer business a phone system service like none other experienced before. Nimbus allows total control over all phone systems features and calls made over any broadband system. Here are a few of my favorite things:

1. designed to be user friendly and flexible

2. features plug and play, allowing phone calls to be made anywhere there is broadband web access

3. web control panels allow you to re-route extension and manage voice mail

4. just click to dial

5. reduces upfront costs

6. unlimited US calling

7. free calling to any other Nimbus VoIP phone in the world

8. good for any business, whether large or small

9. no contracts

10. no per minute fees

Favorite Recent Reads

One of my blogging buddies keeps up with a monthly reading list, so I have been trying to do the same. I try to read some each month and now try to keep track of it too. Here are some of my favorites that I have read recently or am now reading:

1. Animal Farm

2. The Glass Menagerie

3. The Last Judgement

4. The Secret Life of Bees

5. Reader's Digest

6. Proverbs

7. Does God Exist bi monthly publication

8. working on Julie of the Wolves

9. Started Sherlock Holmes last night

10. Smithsonian Magazine

Favorite Comics

There are many comic strips which provide diversion and humor throughout the day. My kids love to read them in the news paper and I have some set on my Yahoo homepage. The kids love these too and scroll back through the previous days strips to catch up on them. Here are a few of my favorites:

1. Calvin and Hobbes

2. Peanuts

3. Garfield

4. B.C.

5. Cathy

6. Ziggy

7. For Better or Worse

8. Zits

9. The Far Side

10. Family Circle

Thursday, August 23, 2007


I have been to Orlando twice. It is a fun place to visit and a great place to take the family. There is much to do there, more than I had realized. Here are a few of my favorite things:

1. find lovely Orlando Villas in which to stay

2. there are 52 theme parks to visit

3. we could spend a year there and still not see everything!

4. spending time with the family

5. beaches only 40 minutes away

6. my husband can hit some top rated golf courses

7. second largest convention center

8. great shopping

9. perfect place to spend a family vacation

10. almost every attraction is family friendly

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reading with my son

My son is fourteen and he has still allowed me to read some books with him. I enjoy these fleeting moments we have together. Here are a few of my favorite things:

1. spending some quiet time together

2. sharing great books

3. talking about the books we read

4. not many moms are lucky enough to have a teen who will listen to a story/book

5. the feeling that he hasn't completely outgrown me yet

6. a kind of tie together

7. learning through the things we read

8. learning more about my son by discussing the reading

9. simple, pleasant time together

10. it's free!

U Follow

I have just learned about the DO FOLLOW campaign going around the internet. It is good for all our blogs and thankfully, jerseygirl put up a link which made it easy for me to follow. Here are a few of my favorite things about DO FOLLOW:

1. allows link love to be spread through the internet

2. it's good for your blog and mine

3. link love helps raise page rank

4. do follow allows comments to be followed on Google

5. comment links now "count"

6. gives readers incentive to comment

7. shows commenters you appreciate them

8. easy to turn off the NO FOLLOW with these instructions

9. makes me part of a "movement" (and get a cute badge too!)

10. I can help spread link love!

Mustang Radiators

When I was in High School, my dad bought a black Mustang convertible. He would let me drive it around town, to school, and other places. I loved it and we all thought it was pretty cool. One day I was heading to my boyfriend's house and I had almost made it when the Mustang stopped. I left it on the side of the road and was luckily close enough to walk. If I’d only known then about Here are a few of my favorite things:

1. find a replacement for any Ford radiator.

2. they stock thousands of after stock and upgrade radiators for all models of every year

3. the perfect place to find a replacement Mustang Radiator.

4. backed by 150 warehouses across the country

5. largest selection of Mustang radiators on the web

6. keeps a full stock of cooling components for Mustang’s spanning several decades

7. connects customers with certified installation center in their area

8. site offers informative articles on radiators and cooling components

9. order directly from distributor

10. lower prices

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Creamaid is a blog advertising company that I have not written much about. There ads do not come around as often as some others, but I have been happily using them for nine months. Here are a few of my favorite things about creamaid:

1. no obligation

2. they lead you step by step

3. accept blogs which are newer and may have lower rankings

4. they provide the links and widget

5. they provide you the opportunity to let others know about the campaign

6. you can earn a referral fee for each accepted ad

7. they are usually very interesting

8. ads come from here that I've not seen elsewhere

9. you can read other people's input to the conversation

10. some have really good payouts

Herbal Tea: Throat Coat

Another herbal tea remedy I am using is the Throat Coat for sore throats. I could only find the kid's formula, so that is what I am using. Here are a few of my favorite things about this one:

1. supports throat health

2. coats the throat, easing pain

3. 95% organic ingredients

4. nice, easy taste

5. caffeine free

6. nothing artificial added

7. specially formulated for kids

8.slightly sweet, spicy flavor

9. instructions for dosage for different aged children

10. each packet has a riddle or trivia on it

Unique Wedding Favors

It seems as if every girl dreams of her special wedding day from the time she is small. She wants everything to be just right, special and unique. The folks at The Knot Wedding Shop understand this and offer unique wedding favors for such a grand occasion. Here are a few of my favorite things:

1. top quality supplies

2. novelty items

3. personalize with couple's names and wedding date

4. largest internet retailer of wedding supplies

5. 24 hour accessibility

6. quick turnaround delivery for last minute orders

7. unique wedding attendants gifts

8. easy to search format

9. great "to be wed" wear

10. toll free ordering available

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Herbal Tea: Breathe Easy

I have not been feeling well the last couple of days. My head and nose are stuffy and my throat is really hurting. I dislike taking medicine so my friend told me about Traditional Medicinals Herbal Tea Remedies. I have been using these since last night. Here are my favorite things about the Breathe Easy Formula:

1. available at my local grocery store

2. promotes respiratory health

3. caffeine free

4. nothing artificial

5. strong smell

6. 49% organic ingredients

7. spicy-aromatic and cooling

8. somewhat bitter and astringent

9. slightly sweet

10. really does help me to breathe easier

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

blogging for money

It's time again to talk about my favorite reasons for blogging for money.

1. it's so easy

2. I blog anyway, why not get paid for it sometimes

3. I get to see lots of new products and services that I otherwise may miss

4. it's fun

5. somebody wants to give me money to blog??

6. I meet other bloggers

7. I can make money in the comfort of my own home

8. blog anytime of the day or night

9. spread the word for great new products and services

10. hey, making a little extra money is always good!

PEI University Real Estate Investing

Have you ever wished you could learn how to invest in real estate? Now is the best time to take a look at real estate investing. PEI University has a high success rate in teaching people to invest in real estate, and now they are making it even easier. Here are a few of my favorite things:

1. Over 25 years experience in teaching adults to improve their future and gain financial independence.

2. Partnered with Carl Sheets and his book No Down Payment to educate folks on real estate investing.

3. PEI University is available on line for folks to learn the secrets to investing in real estate.

4. Last year's students bought and sold over $242 million in real estate.

5. PEI University on line is FREE of charge!

6. PEI provides you with all the tools and information needed to become a real estate investor.

7. Learn online in real time with their step by step program.

8. Learn how to generate extra monthly income and achieve lasting wealth.

9. Increase your net worth.

10. It's easy to get started right now!

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

eternal life solutions

With so many blogs available to read on the internet, it seems as if there is never enough time to read them all. I have recently come across a new blog, Eternal Life Solutions . Here are a few of my favorite things about it:

1. many easy to read articles

2. the article topics are interesting

3. a wide range of topics

4. up to date issues

5. tips for healthy eating

6. tips for stress relief

7. knowing that other people struggle with the same things you may struggle with

8. video recipes (the shrimp one looks delicious!)

9. diet and weight loss information

10. a nice blog to read through

Sunday, August 12, 2007


Homemade smoothies are one of my favorite treats, but I usually have them for breakfast. Here are a few of my favorite things about it:

1. easy to fix

2. quick to fix

3. adding protein powder makes it filling

4. frozen banana

5. frozen strawberries

6. frozen blueberries

7. vanilla flavor from protein powder

8. add flax seed oil for the benefit w/o the oily taste

9. easy to transport

10. delicious!

online auto insurance

My son is fourteen-and-a-half. He is learning to drive, slowly. My cousin gave us his old 1996 jeep, a five speed stick shift. My son loves it and is hoping it will be his, or at least we'll let him drive it. We told him he had to learn how first. He is doing a great job. So now, we have to look towards driver's ed and more insurance.

Buying car insurance for a teen will be a new step for us, and probably an expensive one. There are many places to search for online auto insurance quotes . Advantage Auto Quotes offers some options. Here are a few of my favorite things about that:

1. easy form to fill in

2. convenience of being able to get quote online

3. tips on ways to save money on teen driver auto policy

4. ways for seniors to save money

5. compare insurance quotes from big companies like AIG and Allstate

6. they do the leg work of searching and comparing the prices

7. they deliver the lowest and most competitive rates right to you

8. learn about GAP coverage policies

9. they work to bring you the lowest rates

10. read their informative tips online for ways to save money on your insurance

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Yesterday I took the opportunity to make the day a day of relaxing. I kind of took time to do some things I wanted to do. I went to a nearby town to check out a local farmer's market, which turned out to be a dud, but I did enjoy the time alone. Here are a few of my favorite things about yesteday:

1. time alone

2. shopping

3. no phone calls

4. getting a new swim suit

5. swimming (in my old swim suit--HA!)

6. taking it easy

7. making pizzas

8. eating pizzas

9. watching Andy Griffith

10. making and eating cookies

Thursday, August 9, 2007

Little Things Wedding Favors

Because every couple is different and every bride wants her wedding to be unique, Little Things Wedding Favors offers a huge assortment of unique items for any and every couple. Here are a few of my favorite things:

1. Choose from thousands of wedding favors and accessories

2. Competitive pricing to meet any budget

3. Get all your wedding accessories including reception and ceremony essentials

4. Purchase party and shower gifts

5. Browse the selection anytime

6. 100% satisfaction guarantee

7. Easy return policy with no restocking fee

8. Low price guarantee

9. Free shipping on orders over $250

10. 10% off $50 or more purchase with code: grandopening

Sunday, August 5, 2007

My Daughter

I am wanting to take a few moments to share the good things about my kids. Too often, we left these things unsaid and only talk about what they have done wrong. Here are a few of my favorite things about my daughter:

1. her innocence

2. her love

3. she's compassionate

4. she is musically talented

5. she is smart

6. she is funny

7. she is fun to be with

8. she doesn't mind losing

9. she takes care of people and animals

10. she's a Christian

My Son

we often let our kids know when we are displeased with them. At times we fail to tell them what it is that we really like about them. My son is a great kid, but he often hears me tell him what he's doing wrong. Here are a few of my favorite things about my son:

1. he's funny

2. he's clever

3. he's witty

4. he's smart

5. he's intuitive

6. he can come up with a good solution for almost any problem

7. he's practical

8. he is a great help to have around the house

9. he is passionate and compassionate

10. he's a Christian

Thursday, August 2, 2007

Online Education

In today's world, the need for higher education is readily seen. However, getting the necessary classes, degrees and certifications can be hard for many, especially adults who are also holding down jobs. Online education can be a great asset in getting the education needed to better our situations. Here are a few of my favorite things about it:

1. convenient and flexible enough to fit any schedule

2. work from anyplace with internet access

3. many online universities offer a vast selection of programs

4. many online universities are accredited

5. choose from undergraduate, graduate or certification programs

6. improvements are being made continuously

7. many are affordable

8. choose from programs in the computer field

9. choose from programs in education

10. choose from programs in public safety

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Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Mop Brigade

Our church has what is called "Mop Brigade". The members of the congregation are divided into teams that take turns cleaning the facilities. They started this many years ago in order to save the money they would otherwise spend on a janitorial service. The money saved goes toward missions efforts around the world. Here are a few of my favorite things about it:

1. more money is allocated towards missions efforts

2. more missions efforts are put into place

3. we team together to clean the building

4. only clean once a month or six weeks

5. we get to teach our kids about service and cleaning

6. we get to teach our kids about mission work

7. all ages are involved

8. automated email reminders when it's our turn

9. often go out for lunch afterward

10. it's great working together for a good cause

peanut butter

mmm, peanut is a good food staple. I always buy the natural kind so as to avoid the bad stuff about peanut butter. Here are a few of my favorite things about it:

1. You can find it at almost any store

2. cheap

3. good for you

4. filling

5. easy to fix for a meal

6. keeps well

7. high in protein

8. use it for sandwiches, sauces or desserts

9. you can feed lots of folks with just one jar

10. it tastes good!


Gold has long been a favorite of much of mankind, since the days of Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. They have sought it for its sparkle and implication of wealth. Here are a few of my favorite things about it:

1. the sparkle and shine

2. its inherent beauty

3. its value throughout the world

4. available in coin form

5. available in ingot form

6. unique way to diversify investments

7. American eagle gold coins available for personal delivery

8. averages out over the long term

9. available in ten ounce bars or kilobars

10. instantly check out the price of gold