Thursday, September 21, 2017

Top Three




I thought this was a fun idea for a post when I saw it on Laura's blog. Maybe you will learn something new about me :-)

Happy Thursday!


Three Experiences

Bike ride downhill from the crater of Haleakala in Maui at sunrise.

Watching one daughter birdie the first hole at the state golf championships and the other perform a pompon routine during halftime at the Breslin Center.

Watching the sunset on Sarasota's Sand Dollar Island with my daughters (and husband) on their first trip to our Florida home.

Three Pieces of Advice For Everyone

Don't worry about the small things when your children are growing up. It will all work out in the end and you will wonder why you worried so much.

Find someone to marry that's good to his mother. (For my daughters)

Faith will get you through anything.

Three Things I'd Give Up In A Second

High Heels

Television (except for sports)


Three Things That Are Always In My Fridge


Orange Juice (medicine when you're a diabetic)


Three Things That Are Always In My Freezer

Ice cream

Bags of Ice for the cooler

Frozen waffles

Three Things That Are Always In My Pantry

K cups (decaf coffee for me)

Peppermint Tea


Three Most Often Used Makeup Products

Oil of Olay Moisterizer with SPF

Naked Eye Pencil (zero)

Almay hypoallergenic mascara

Three Things I'll Spend Money On


Aveda Salon highlights

Lilly Pulitizer

Three Things I Won't Spend Money On


The Gym (yoga and walking for me)

Trendy clothes

Travel Bucket List

Napa Valley


Hiking in Colorado



Gin and Tonic



Note: In all the upheaval of Irma, my little blog passed the one million page view mark. I think that's worth noting. It been a slow and steady growth and I'm happy with the community I have built. I plan to keep writing and I hope you will keep reading too. I think a blog design to reflect my new life in Florida is on the horizon!


  1. We have a lot of the same things on our list:) Enjoy your "continuous Summer" day:) HUGS!

  2. Your answers made me smile this morning! I didn't know that we had both been to Hawaii! Oh, how I want to go back!!

  3. Love this. I'm with you on almost everything except doing without TV! Have a good weekend.

  4. So funny..... I will get a pedicure every other week but maybe get two manicures all year! They don't last on me. I am not very gentle with my hands.

  5. I enjoyed reading this! Getting to know you better through the Q&As.


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