Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The Happy List

Today I am going to be a little bit random and introduce you my "Happy List".  The "Happy List" is, of course, a list of things that give me a little bit of joy throughout the day.  They can be (and not limited to) music, products, movies, food, people, etc....there are no rules. They change regularly, along with the length of the list, and some things stay on the list all the time. 

I am sharing 5 things with you today because.....well, the last couple of days my life has been a bit boring, and I am glad for it, but it makes for terrible reading.  I have been unpacking, doing laundry, cleaning, doing laundry, went to the doctor, and doing laundry.  So, I figured unless you want a bunch of pictures of me happily folding towels and underwear, you might find this more interesting.  (Note: the numbers are not ranking, just keeping track so you don't feel cheated.)

1. Clarisonic.

This is the most wonderful skin care invention since botox and it doesn't freeze your face into one expression.  To put it in their words : Clarisonic uses "patented sonic frequency of more than 300 movements per second to gently, yet thoroughly remove 6X more makeup and 2X more dirt and oil than cleansing with your hands alone. Cleaner skin is the first step toward healthier skin. And healthier skin is smoother, more radiant and more beautiful."
It is battery operated, rechargeable, intensity adjustable and a can't live without-able. You add a dab of cleanser, turn it on, and let it massage your face into submission. 
I love it!  I've had people tell me my face looked so smooth and soft and glowing and gorgeous....okay, not gorgeous, but it makes you feel that way. They are a little pricey but worth every penny!

2. Zac Efron in the previews for the movie "The Lucky One".

 Ladies, I know I am not the only one who rewinds her DVR when this preview comes on.  At first I felt a little pervy, until I realized "High School Musical" was six years ago!...Whew, thank goodness, now I don't feel so bad drooling a little.(p.s.....the book is GREAT!)

3. Cadbury Creme Eggs.

I don't think I even need to say anything about these except that they bring joy to my life and pounds to my thighs every Spring....and I have to eat them while alone because it embarrasses my family to see my face and here the sounds I make.

4. Kindle.

Most people who know me know that I would gladly give up any modern convenience before I would give up my Kindle.  So what if I have to slap the laundry against a rock down by the river...I'll be reading a good book while doing it.

5. Saving Silverman.

This movie was on T.V. the other day and it always makes me laugh.  It's a little raunchy at times but where else can you get wild animal catchers, Lee Ermey, nuns, Jack Black, and a Neil Diamond cover band in one movie? (Neil is on there too!) One of my all time favorites...it's stupid humor at it's finest.

One last thing...

I love that my dog knows how to use a tread mill...

                                                                                                                .............for naps.

sweet dreams Lola!

I would LOVE it if you shared the top 5 things on your "Happy List" right now!  Just enter it into the comments section of this post!


  1. My top 5 things on my "Happy List" change all the time as well. But as of now, mine are as follows and in no particular order.

    1. My iPhone - I seriously think this phone can do anything. And, I have the old one so I can only imagine what the new ones are like. My husband even jokes that he wakes up and I am playing on it, which is not totally a joke because when I can't sleep, I typically play on the internet.

    2. Pinterest - I can spend a ton of time on this website. I love looking at new recipes and lots of crafty ideas for my home. I'm usually only upset because I didn't think of any of these crafty ideas and that I spend a lot of my money trying to re-create most of them!

    3. My Cricut - I'm sure this is a big surprise. You already know of my love for making new things with this fun little machine!

    4. My new zebra print/sparkly sunglasses - My brother bought these for me at the Sleep Creek Winery in Oakwood this weekend when they were having a little vendor fair. I am not going to lie...they are a bit flashy, but I can't get enough of them. I wear them constantly!

    5. Mocha Coconut Blended Beverages - Starbucks usually has a mocha coconut frappucino, but it's not out yet. I seriously will go to any coffee place and ask for an iced mocha coconut coffee/latte or whatever they have that is mocha coconut and cold. It reminds me of Spring/Summer and makes me happy whenever I get one...especially if it is combined with a pedicure. ;)

    Okay, I just had to share my five things that make me happy. Though I am sure they will change by next week! Love the blog Val!

  2. Love your Happy List Michelle! Thanks for sharing! p.s. I might need me some zebra print sunglasses!