Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Ten Things to Smile About

Okay- this totally snuck up on me! Did you realize it is the last Tuesday of the month? I did not until CA Girl texted me yesterday. So it means it is time for Ten Things to Smile About.

What is this? Ten Things to Smile About is a monthly meme that I started after a really rough month where I needed to look for some positive things. It is your chance to look back, find ten things that made you laugh/smile or that you just really like and write a list and link up.

I just ask that you grab the button for your post to help spread the word. The linky will be open for a week so you have plenty of time to link up.

Ten Things to Smile About November
1. Celebrating Thanksgiving with family and lots of good food (Eric ate 12 plates of food)Two of my siblings, my parents and me

2. Watching Alex and her cousin who was in town visiting get along so well the entire visit
3. Doing a photo shoot of my three kids-- the bad and the good

4. Going on a great date night with Eric-sushi and Breaking Dawn on opening night!
5. Needing to go shopping to buy new pants since reaching my goal weight loss of 10 lbs since I began really working out in August

6. Lucas receiving two awards at the awards assembly- the most possible that day
7. Warm Donuts

8. Celebrating this girl's 5th birthday
9. Coming back from running errands to hear that my dad rocked Ryder back to sleep

10. Putting together a successful friend birthday party for Alex in only three days
(More to come on this soon)

What made your list this month?


  1. yum i'm always happy to have a warm doughnut and what a lovely list of things

  2. Congrats on your weight loss!!

    I love that cake you made for Alex's birthday. How cute!!

    The pic of you and Eric is adorable.

  3. LOVE that apple barrel cake and the pic of your three kids on/around the wooden chair. so great.

  4. I love all your pics...and of course b/c it has those cute kids of yours in them! 12 plates of food huh? That's called cleaning your plate!

  5. Oh that picture! hahaha. Poor Ryder. Poor you. It's great though.

    I only managed two plates and the second was so small it couldn't be called a plate! I was packed.

    The party looks like you did a fabulous job.

  6. That cake is awesome!

    Congrats on reaching your goal!

  7. That is all so wonderful, and yet all I came away thinking was MMMMM doughnuts . . .

  8. I can hardly think where to start to respond...WOW! What a great month...thanks for all the pics and peek into the month's events. I especially loved seeing your folks. I'm so proud of you guys. Love you forever!

  9. Woohoo on the weight loss! And yet you still managed to enjoy donuts!

  10. 12 plates of food??? That's crazy!

    Could your girl be any cuter?

  11. 1) I want to lose 10 pounds!

    2) Your husband went to see Breaking Dawn with you??

    3) I want to lose 10 pounds!

  12. Any time there are dounuts involved in a time to be happy in my book. :)

  13. Awesome job on your weight loss! I love jean shopping!
    Your pics are great...the good and the bad ;)

  14. Ah! I can't wait to see your post on her party. Adorable cake!!!
    Um. TWELVE?!?!?! I had to read it like 3 times to make sure it didn't say 1/2.

  15. 12 plates of food!? Wow. I just don't know what to say. most impressive but also awful! : )

    Ryder is looking more like a little boy and less like a baby. Sob!

  16. So much good going on over there! Congrats on the weight loss! The birthday cake/cupcakes are adorable! Did you make it?

  17. I love Ten Things and am so impressed with Alex's birthday party. You are really talented!

    And I'm sorry to say that my favorite photo is the one where Ryder has his hand over his face. :) Such good memories!!!