Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Please Pray for Them

Please pray for this family, as they are going through a very hard time right now. They need all the support they can get. No child should have to go through something like this.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

My Top Ten Restaurants

Here are my Top Ten Restaurants:

  1. TGI Friday's
  2. Culver's
  3. Crumbs Bake Shop
  4. Chipotle Mexican Grill
  5. Subway
  6. Yo-Go
  7. Ben & Jerry's
  8. Pizza Hut
  9. Chili's
  10. Caribou Coffee

My Top Ten Hobbies

Here are my Top Ten Hobbies/Interests:

  1. Knitting
  2. Crocheting
  3. Writing
  4. Horseback riding
  5. Baking
  6. Volunteering at the local library
  7. Bike riding
  8. Linguistics
  9. Science
  10. Photography

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

My Top Ten Actors/Actresses

Here are my Top Ten Actors/Actresses:

  1. Johnny Depp
  2. Robbie Coltrane
  3. Jennifer Lawrence
  4. Owen Wilson
  5. Ian McKellen
  6. Anne Hathaway
  7. Leonardo DiCaprio
  8. Gabourey Sidibe
  9. Helena Bonham Carter
  10. Emma Watson

My Top Ten Songs

Here are my Top Ten Songs:

  1. Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle
  2. Free to Be Me by Francesca Battistelli
  3. Can't Help Falling in Love by Andrea Bocelli
  4. Bubbly by Colbie Calliat
  5. Everything by Michael Buble
  6. Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield
  7. Single by Natasha Bedingfield
  8. Obladi Oblada by the Beatles
  9. Yellow Submarine by the Beatles
  10. Paper Back Writer by the Beatles

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

My Top Ten Foods

Here are my Top Ten Foods:

  1. Chocolate
  2. Pasta
  3. Tacos
  4. Quesadillas
  5. Shrimp
  6. Cheesecake
  7. Strawberries
  8. Jalapeno poppers
  9. Brussels sprouts
  10. Chicken salad

My Top Ten Movies

Here are my Top Ten Movies:

  1. Harry Potter
  2. Lord of the Rings
  3. The Hobbit
  4. The Hunger Games
  5. The Original Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  6. Madagascar series
  7. Twilight
  8. Hotel Transylvania
  9. The Help
  10. A Christmas Story

Monday, June 10, 2013

My Top Ten TV Shows

Here are my Top Ten TV Shows:

  1. The Simpsons
  2. Cake Boss
  3. Inside Edition
  4. 19 Kids and Counting
  5. Little Couple
  6. Bonanza
  7. The Three Stooges
  8. Falling Skies
  9. Lost
  10. Switched at Birth

Sunday, June 9, 2013

My Top Ten Bands

I saw this hash tag on Twitter, and thought I would write about it on here.

Here are my top ten bands (in no particular order):

  1. Francesca Battistelli-Christian
  2. Andrea Bocelli-opera/pop
  3. Jonathan Antoine-opera
  4. Michael Buble-pop/lite rock
  5. Adele-pop/lite rock
  6. Celtic Woman-Irish
  7. Celtic Thunder-Irish
  8. The Beatles-rock
  9. Garth Brooks-country
  10. Josh Groban-pop

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

69 Facts About Me

I saw this hashtag on Twitter, so I figured I would post on here some facts about me. Here goes:

  1. I am the youngest of five kids.
  2. I LOVE chocolate
  3. I love baking
  4. I love photography
  5. I love writing
  6. I have never had a cell phone until about two years ago.
  7. I am very shy, although I am slowly breaking out of my shell.
  8. I want to be a special education teacher
  9. I want to be a professional photographer
  10. I want to be a baker
  11. I want to be an author
  12. I am a HUGE Harry Potter fan
  13. I am a night owl, and hate getting up before 9 a.m.
  14. I love rainy days the best (as long as it is warm out)
  15. I am a knitter and crocheter
  16. I love volunteering (right now I volunteer at the local library three days a week)
  17. I love animals
  18. I want to live on a farm someday and own horses
  19. I want to adopt children with special needs
  20. My favorite food is pasta
  21. I have never been outside of the U.S. before
  22. My favorite color is purple (I also like green and blue)
  23. I LOVE horses
  24. My favorite musical artist is Andrea Bocelli
  25. I love working with clay
  26. I love making lists (I don't know why, I just do)
  27. I am big Doctor Who fan
  28. I am a big Lord of the Rings fan
  29. I have lived in the same house, on the same block, in the same neighborhood, in the same city, in the same state, ever since I was born. I have never, ever moved in my life.
  30. I do not like to exercise, but I am trying to get more into that now. I hope to do yoga, pilates, and a few other exercises.
  31. I LOVE 3 Musketeers Bars
  32. I love to travel and visit new places, as well as visit old favorites
  33. I still love to use markers, crayons and colored pencils
  34. I keep a dream journal
  35. I love polar bears
  36. I prefer long hair to short
  37. I really do not like getting hair cuts, but I will get one if my hair is long enough for me to donate to Locks of Love, or any other good organization like that.
  38. I prefer the country to city living, even though I grew up in the city.
  39. I love calendars, and tend to have more than one up in my room at a time
  40. I LOVE stickers
  41. I love tie-die stuff
  42. Baseball and ice hockey are my favorite sports
  43. I am not an athletic person
  44. I love seeing rainbows
  45. I love flowers, and the smell of flowers
  46. I have a learning disability, and I am starting to accept that it is a part of who I am
  47. Math is my worst, and least favorite, subject
  48. I love Sudoku
  49. Summer is my favorite season
  50. Winter is my least favorite season, although I do love to sled
  51. I love spicy food
  52. I love cheese (my favorite is Monterey Jack, and sharp cheddar is a close second)
  53. My favorite flowers are carnations and roses, and maybe tulips
  54. Cracker Barrel is one of my absolute favorite places to eat/shop
  55. I love TGI Friday's
  56. My favorite article of clothing is a tank top
  57. I love the sound of cats purring
  58. I prefer texting/emailing/blogging to face-to-face conversations/phone calls/speeches
  59. I love shrimp
  60. I prefer hugs over kisses
  61. I have never worn makeup before, and I don't plan to, except for my wedding day
  62. I'm a mix of tomboy, girly girl, and laid back in my fashion style
  63. I love Astronomy
  64. I love the smell of coffee, but hate the taste
  65. Girl Scouts was the best part of school for me
  66. I love Phad Thai
  67. I don't really care for alcohol, though I will drink on very rare occasions.
  68. I used to really hate wearing glasses, until college. It doesn't bother me nearly as much anymore.
  69. I am a Hunger Games fan

Monday, June 3, 2013

100 Things I Love

I got the idea for this from a post on Pinterest, and I figured I would make my own list of 100 things I love.

Here goes:

  1. My family
  2. My friends
  3. My spirituality
  4. Knitting
  5. Crocheting
  6. Arts/crafts
  7. Blogging
  8. Writing
  9. Reading
  10. Chocolate
  11. Pinterest
  12. The local library
  13. Volunteering
  14. Animals
  15. Olympics
  16. Swimming
  17. Bike riding
  18. Roller blading
  19. Girl Scouts/Boy Scouts
  20. Traveling
  21. Baking
  22. Music
  23. Movies
  24. Painting/carving pumpkins
  25. Dyeing eggs
  26. Photography
  27. Crayons
  28. Markers
  29. Colored pencils
  30. Shopping
  31. Board games
  32. Card games
  33. Harry Potter
  34. Linguistics
  35. Baseball
  36. Foreign languages
  37. Italian food
  38. Mexican food
  39. Best Buddies
  40. Special Olympics
  41. Big Brothers Big Sisters
  42. Horseback riding
  43. Rainy days
  44. Plaid
  45. Purple, my favorite color
  46. Thrift stores
  47. Adoptions
  48. Cake Boss (a TLC show)
  49. Joni and Friends (you can check them out here if you would like more information on Joni and Friends)
  50. Real lemonade
  51. Little Couple (a TLC show)
  52. 19 Kids and Counting (a TLC show)
  53. Yoga
  54. Nature
  55. Girls' night out
  56. Calendars
  57. Frozen yogurt
  58. Picnics
  59. Lists (I don't know why, but I just LOVE making lists!!)
  60. Getting something in the mail (letter, postcard, present, etc.)
  61. Irish/Celtic music
  62. Warm weather
  63. Mint chocolate chip ice cream
  64. Mint chocolate brownies
  65. Smoothies
  66. Tagalongs (Girl Scout cookies)
  67. Beading
  68. Strawberries
  69. Operation Beautiful
  70. The World Needs More Love Letters
  71. Pinatas
  72. Chalkboard paint
  73. People helping other people
  74. People helping animals
  75. People helping the environment
  76. The sound of a cats' purr
  77. My country
  78. Wallace and Grommit
  79. Stickers
  80. Being able to go barefoot
  81. Phad Thai
  82. Doodling
  83. Things that glow in the dark
  84. The Museum of Science and Industry
  85. Animated movies
  86. Rolos candy
  87. Bonanza
  88. Cookbooks
  89. Spicy food
  90. Being an aunt
  91. Dancing my own way
  92. Sidewalk chalk
  93. Hammocks
  94. Sleeping in late
  95. Finding new books that I love
  96. Finding new movies that I love
  97. Finding new music that I love
  98. Best Buddies
  99. Doctor Who
  100. Movie nights