Tuesday, February 24, 2009

track season

Basketball season is over! Track has already begun. Here are a few of my favorite things about track season:

1. my son is more naturally inclined to this sport

2. enjoy the spring like weather

3. good exercise

4. the coach is very encouraging

5. he even has a chance to make Varsity this year

6. it's fun to see our friends at the track meets

7. it's fun to watch the boys run together and compete at the meets

8. I wonder if he could even have a chance to get a scholarship

9. they don't travel as often

10. he is wanted as part of the team

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Shortbread Cookies

I just got a yummy cookie recipe from Domestik Goddess. I just whipped them up for my daughter and I. Here are a few of my favorite things about them:

1. quick to make

2. easy to make

3. no white sugar

4. few ingredients

5. ingredients I already had on hand

6. nice, unique flavor

7. not too sweet

8. would be perfect with tea

9. easy to half or double the recipe

10. can be frozen

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Perry's Steakhouse

We tried a new steak house tonight. We left the one we had reservations for and tried a new one. The manager let us in even though we did not have reservations! Here are a few of my favorite things:

1. they let us in without reservations

2. more affordable than the one we started at

3. yet nice enough for a special night out

4. stuffed jalapeƱos

5. fried asparagus with crabmeat

6. center cut filet mignon

7. close by

8. also offer simpler fare, like hamburgers for regular nights out

9. a "meat market", so the meat is good

10. locally owned

Thursday, February 12, 2009

my new car

I just got a new (used) car! I have not had time to drive it much, but so far, here are a few of my favorite things:

1. four doors

2. 2004 model

3. third row seat

4. the new upholstery I just had put in

5. dual air control

6. seat warmers

7. seek/scan/volume controls on the steering wheel

8. the speed limit and radio station are reflected in the windshield

9. don't have to slam the doors

10. the price was right

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Valentine's Day Treats

While at the grocery store today I thought I would pick up a few Valentine's Day treats. Here are a few of my favorites:

1. heart cookies

2. candy kisses

3. chocolate hearts

4. fortune cookies/fortune hearts

5. my valentine's favorite candy

6. chocolate of any kind

7. flowers

8. candles

9. cards

10. chocolate covered strawberries

Sunday, February 1, 2009


Although I am not much into football, I usually do tune in for a few minutes of the Superbowl. Here are a few of my favorite things:

1. good time to spend together with family and friends

2. good conversation topic

3. the commercials can be fun

4. the half time show can be something to talk about

5. good snacks

6. or a good time to get grocery shopping done

7. learn interesting tidbits about the teams playing

8. learn about the personal lives of some of the players

9. perfect birthday party for my young neighbor

10. something to blog about