these are a few of my favorite things...

taunt, fresh sheets
graham crackers and milk 
the ability a mom has to just pick her baby up and stop her crying 
vacuum marks 
my husband's winter beard 
banana and peanut butter
everyone sitting at the table for a meal
baby smell
a book that I don't want to put down 
Ugg boots 
a glass of wine and a crackling fire 
when a Bible verse gives me chills 
Old Spice deodorant 
Disney music
making forts
date night 
not having television
people who give without expecting back
helping someone
the feeling after a good workout
calls just to say, "how are you?"
eating breakfast
calla lilies 
the roar of the ocean
my sister's singing and guitar playing
sun baked skin 
holding my daughters hand 
watching her dance 
inside jokes
how my husband always opens the door for me
the power of prayer
early to bed, early to rise
educated people
correct grammar 
my grandmother's sign-off: "Oceans of Love, grandma..."
a hot bath 
getting my hair done
watching a dad with his daughter
running farther 
falling snow and how it makes everything go quiet 
creative minds, so I can borrow their ideas
singing loud in the car
zit popping 
tons of blankets and pillows 
cold leftovers: pasta, pizza and Chinese are the best
accomplishing a goal 
being excited to see my husband every day
campfire smell
Saturday mornings 
banana pancakes and Jack Johnson
giving and receiving compliments
spending time with friends 
being able to learn something everyday, no matter how old or smart we think we are
high heels 
over sized winter sweaters 
a good story - good writing
game night 
watching our dogs cuddle together 
seeing new places
striving to always do better 
thank you cards 
love notes just because 
my daughter's first sounds when she wakes up and how she is always smiling
when the laundry is done
be able to say and hear, "Will you forgive me?" over "I'm sorry"
a good deal
egg nog
marriage and the unity it brings 
when a friend sticks up for you 
Christmas time
huge sunglasses
people who do what is right even though it is hard
trying not to cry at a movie and then just letting it go
people who are always smiling
holding hands
when my words influence someones life 
when someones words influence my life
saying "I love you" all the time - it never gets old
"And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." 1 Cor. 13:13
"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, 
I have kept the faith." 2 Tim. 4:7


Nicole said...

This list makes me so happy. It's always important to remember the things that make you thankful for life and the people that surround you.

Aimee said...

Some of your favorite things gave me warm fuzzies lol. is that weird? lovely favorites :)))

Rosann said...

Love this list...gave me chills toward the end. :-) I can agree with you on so many of those things. Especially the UGG boots and oversized sweaters!


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