If you’re a fan of Valentine’s Day (which I am…to the extent that it’s an excuse to eat chocolate and do something fun with the boy) I hope it’s a great one, and if you’re not…than happy Thursday!
Today is actually going to be a fairly typical day for me. Eric’s working, so we’re delaying our Valentine’s celebrations until Saturday.
Yes, it’s a Hallmark holiday. But it’s still cute, imo.
But yes…my posts for the last couple days have been on the heavier side. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I want today’s post to be light, fluffy, and cute. So…survey time!
1. Valentine’s Candy I Love:
Reese’s hearts. In literally any form (really, are you surprised?)
But lately I’ve been really loving the chocolate mint combo…so I wouldn’t mind getting something along those lines either
2. Current Workout Jam I Love:
So..the Pitch Perfect soundtrack was downloaded over the weekend. And it has worked it’s way onto my phone. The final Bella performance = best treadmill song ever right now.
3. Article of Clothing I Love:
The bestie gifted me a pair of purple pumps for Christmas. I am a huge heels girl – I’ll wear flats most of the time, but when I break out the heels, they tend to be 3+ inches. So tall, purple heels? Makes me a happy girl.
4. Something Red That I Love:
Strawberries (makes me excited for the Spring when they’re back in season), tomato sauce, and I’m going to agree with Amanda and say ketchup. Notice how I just named foods
5. Month I Love:
October. It’s my birthday month, it’s Thanksgiving, and it’s Halloween. You just can’t go wrong with any of those. I also like June – the weather has really warmed up, the days are at the longest, and all the fun summer stuff is just starting.
6. Piece of Advice I Love:
I’m not going to lie, I kind of live by this.
7. New (or Old) Blog I Love.
Whenever I need dinner or dessert inspiration, I go to How Sweet It Is. I’ve said it a million times before, but Jessica is an absolute genius.
8. Current Reading Material I Love:
I Just finished up with Drop Dead Healthy by A.J. Jacobs, and am planning to write up a review of that one. Next week is my Reading Week, which for me, will be living up to it’s name. But it will all be of the academic type. I’m hoping to get my literature review for my thesis done, so I have a sizable stack of books to look through.
9. A Memory I Love:
Considering what day it is, I have to go ahead and say my first dinner date with this guy:
Picture is from Halloween 2011 – I normally don’t dress like a schoolgirl.
We went out for drinks on our first date, and ended up talking about how much we both loved sushi. A few nights later, we went out for all you can eat sushi, and then he introduced me to Game of Thrones while we laid on the couch and digested. Great food and a great TV show – clearly, it’s the way to my heart.
10. “Chick Flick” I Love: The Devil Wears Prada, A Walk to Remember, Saved!, and Coyote Ugly are all up there. But…
I have seen this movie way more times than I would ever care to admit. Yup – guilty pleasure for sure.
11. A Special Place in the World That I Love:
My Grandma’s (Mom’s mom) house. She passed away when I was six, and eventually, the house was put up for sale. I seriously adore that house – old Victorian style house that was in my family for decades. I remember two of the bedrooms had connecting closets that my brother and I would hide in, and the house had a sunroom on both floors. Seriously, beautiful – I would love to see it come back into my family one day!
Actually a few years ago, the owners were selling. So my mom and I went to the open house so we would have an opportunity to walk through it again. Piece of advice: Safari/African style decorating does not work in a Victorian-style house. Just saying.
12. Beauty Product I Love:
Vaseline Cocoa Butter.
Seriously, it works better than any other body butter I’ve ever found. I have horribly dry skin (especially in the winter) and slathering this stuff on right after I shower makes for a massive improvement.
13. Nifty Website That I Love:
I can waste hours on Thought Catalogue.
14. A Beautiful Blog Post I Love:
And that’s it! Happy Valentine’s! ❤
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