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Friday, March 9, 2012

That Happy Place.. I Mean List

It's been an interesting week friends.
The kind of week where you learn about yourself, your priorities, and the people who matter.
I'm thankful for those lessons....
I guess it's all part of that whole growing up thing.

By Thursday evening I realized that I needed to slow down and appreciate the little things.
On that note, I give you...
A Happy List
1) Finding old pictures that were taken when Nadav and I first started dating.. you know back when I was 18 and we were both still in college. I just found the photos from the first Valentine’s Day we spent together and like any sappy girl who gets a little nostalgic…. I cried my eyes out (cough 3 times).
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A long time ago
2) Taking some of the autistic kids I work with to the park. It was so inspiring to see how the other kids at the park found ways to play with them.
3) Whipped cream... and no not in that dirty way, sheesh..
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4) Realizing and accepting that I can't please everyone.. and more importantly, that I don't need too.
5) Baking pretty things (and Funfetti cake mix that makes baking pretty things really easy)
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6. Living up the hill from this. Speechless
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7. Knowing my parents are coming to visit this weekend. They only live an hour away, but I always miss hearing the embarrassing things my dad says and my mom's quiet ways of showing that she loves me.
8.  That time we saw sea turtles while snorkeling in Maui (and that time a hugeeee sea turtle swam right into Nadav's face and scared the crap out of him). Wait what? Heh
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9. Quiet evenings alone at a coffee shop. Sometimes I forget how much I value and need that time to myself.
10. Friends that support my passions, and want to help me make my dreams a reality.
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Wishing you all a happy happy weekend.

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22 comments:

christin said...

Okay, seriously, stop taunting me with those cookies. And that whipped cream looks amazing. And that view, and the sea turtle. I need to go back to CA on the asap! Have a great weekend :)

Kara said...

This is so cute! I love looking through old pictures like that. I'm sure I'd be a big crying sap too!

Sandy a la Mode said...

all the sweets here look amazing!!!

Jes said...

first time at your blog and i LOVE it!
the name of your blog caught my eye because i just moved from sf to portland!

great pics, btw!

xx jes, your newest follower

www.twosmuppies.com

Amanda said...

oh my gosh that sea turtle is sooo cool!! I love snorkeling! I'm hoping there are some good spots to do it out in San Diego.
Have a great weekend!!
Amanda

Jussie De Guida said...

First off, funfetti cake mix is THE best! Sorry to all that bake naturally but you cannot help loving the funfetti. Secondly, I love that you're a sap. Sappy people like us appreciate all the little things, and we probably remember every detail of every little thing. Love your happy lists!

Jessica @ Lovely Little Things said...

So glad to know that I'm not the only one that bawls like a baby when I'm going though old pictures of the boyfriend & I lol.
I can't control myself.

#3 looks delicious!
And #2 makes my heart happy.

A big fat AMEN to #4!

Have a wonderful weekend, girl!
xo

christine donee said...

I saw sea turtles in Kauai once. I touched one. I don't think you're supposed to do that. Oops. Heh Heh.

Vanessa said...

IS THAT CHOCOLATE WHIP CREAM!? YUMMMM

toi said...

I love those cookies, going to stop by again to check out for more inspiring tips :)

Andrea said...

Love LOVE these photos. It is a very happy list indeed. Hope you have a happy weekend!
xoxo

Stephanie said...

The happy list is a great concept! Enjoy your time with your parents!!!!

Tannita said...

Where in the heck is that Coffee from?♥♥♥ I NEED one!

Emily said...

funfetti is my favorite! yumm! :)

BronsonBloopers said...

Cute post, just found you through Story of My Life blog :) I agree with you about surrounding yourself with the things that make you happy!

http://bronsonbloopers.blogspot.com

Emily said...

What a beautiful list. Your blog posts are always so sweet Tammy :) It's so surprise that your readership is growing so fast--you are inspiring and original!

Hollie Ann said...

i'm having one of those months...lol.

have a great weekend tamms! mine needs to include cupcakes after seeing this!

Shane said...

Boy oh boy do those cupcakes and whipped cream look delish! Found you from Story of My Life and loving you!

xo Shane

Olivia.Dee said...

i made the list! whooo! :]

Brhea {NoPlaceLykeHome} said...

It really is all about the little things, isn't it. So glad that you can find peace in the small aspects of every day life :)

Mrs. Pancakes said...

the ice cream looks yummy! great list!

Tabitha Mahoney said...

Love these lists,

funfetti cake mix, yes please.

Tab

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