Two year ago I joined MOPS (mothers pf preschoolers). I am a table discussion leader and at the beginning of the year they asked all the leaders to bring in a favorite thing to giveaway and introduce themselves with. Being new to MOPS I wasn’t sure what the norm was so I immediately thought of when Oprah does her show on her favorite things. ( Although I think that is where lost of companies send her products hoping to make it on the show…..anyway) I wen around the house and found things that were my favorite. Needless to say I came in with a bag of items to give away (magazines, lotto ticket- I love to play games, a pillowcase dress I had sewn- love to knit and sew, cookies I had baked……) Everyone else had brought ONE thing. Anyway it started a trend because last year a lot of the leaders also brought items in that were there favorite to give away too!
Today is my birthday, so I thought I would share some of my favorite things.
Chocolate Love bar- Almonds and Sea Salt in Dark Chocolate. You only need a few square at a time!
Clinique super lip balm
Books- these are the current ones I am reading
Study of the Old Testament
How to Ruin your Life by 40 (thanks Michelle!)
Cutting for Stone
My house shoes/slippers. I get very attached to them. This pair I got on sale at LLBean. I still mourn the last pair that I had. They fell apart after years…. and I searched endlessly to replace them with the same pair, but had no luck.
Coffee. YUM. Specifically Lattes or cafe au laits. Starbucks is a treat. Notice the coffee pot, large mug AND milk whippper.
Magazines and cook books. I love reading Living, Real Simple, Everyday Food, Rachel Ray, Southern Living, Better Homes and Gardens, Womens Day….just no celebrity magazines.
Movies! I love going to the movies or just renting them on redbox. I’d pay $1 to watch almost any movie. Have you seen Waiting for Superman? As a former public school teacher it was a little depressing.
A little pampering now and then. My hubby got me a pedicure and manicure for my birthday!
So here’s the fun. I am giving away 1 Starbucks gift card, 1 jar of homemade lemon curd, and my favorite chocolate bar. Since there are not too many that read this, your odds are high. I will do a random number drawing for the three items. Please leave a comment with YOUR OWN favorite item! Contest closes midnight monday 3/14/11