favorite.things

2006-10-16 11:19:55

So, I’m just in the mood to share all things non business today! I had a really busy weekend and have been working like a crazy women, so I need a little time to just not think about anything but fun stuff….hope you don’t mind! This time of year always makes me feel warm & fuzzy inside. I love fires in the fireplace, the smell of warm cinnamony vanilla candles, eating soup, the idea that Christmas is coming, wearing warm sweaters, carmel apple cider at Starbucks, beautiful leaves, etc. It’s all soo yummy & warm. It reminds me of my favorite things and that great feeling of loving your absolute favorite things in life!

I’m a REALLY passionate person about things I love and I openly share that info with everyone I know!! πŸ™‚ (i’m GREAT for the referral based business!) hehe!! My sister & I even go to the extent of doing our “favorite things” and every now and then, we buy each other our current favorite things and it’s this super fun surprise! I love it! I also love hearing about websites and other cool stuff that people love! I seriously have about 500 bookmarks of my favorite sites, so I’m bummed that I can’t share them all! I’ll save that for another blog post, soon!! Ok…so HERE are a few of my CURRENT favorite things!!!!

Citizens of Humanity jeans (this is a longtime FAV of mine…and a WEEE bit expensive, but worth EVERY single penny…really!!!), LA made & Splendid tshirts (i’m a tshirt, jeans & heels kind of girl…so I LOVE a really great, well fitting, soft tshirt!!), Fabulous Stationary notecards,

Chips & Salsa from ABUELOS (if you don’t have an Abuelos, i’m truly sorry! I’m going TONIGHT…I’ll think of you!),

Carmex (i’ve been addicted since I was practically an infant), Chris Botti music (a long time addiction of mine), the TV show Brothers & Sisters (very SMART show…who does NOT love the WHITTY Calista Flockhart!), Oreo’s & Milk (an OLD standard that I recently and happily rediscovered and LOVE!!), the TV show HOUSE (the BEST show in tv in my opinion), VS Secret Embrace Bra (YES, that is too much info, but seriously….you HAVE to try them if you haven’t and I’m willing to share TOO much info to get you to try them!),

Limited Suits (I’m a suit expert b/c I wear one every single weekend of my life and abuse the heck out of them…and have learned that the LIMITED suits perform the VERY best of them allllll AND are sexy, which is always a good thing), Lime Green and Brown color combination,

Carmel Apple Cider from Starbucks (as mentioned MANY times, that is JUST how much I LOVE THEM!!) Canvas Photographs in LARGE sizes(upwards of 40×40)…and in series of 2 or more, ROC eyecream(MUST try to believe…it really works), JCrew Favorite Tanks with shelf bra(a girl can NEVER have enough tanks and these are the best! I must own 20 of them!!), Marimekko textile wall art (google IT),

and SOO MANY MORE THINGS!

SO….in the comments, I want to hear what YOUR favorite things are so that I can add them to my list!! I’m going to do a fav website post soon…so I want to hear those THEN! πŸ™‚

******EDIT……OF COURSE, my camera is one of my MOST favorite things ever…which I have openly shared many times! (CANON 5D…the BEST camera ever made, trust me, I’ve owned MOST of them!!)I’m also completely obsessed with 1.2 lenses(and WAITING for November so that I can FINALLY have the 50mm 1.2) AND if you know me, you know that my HUSBAND is the ABSOLUTE best thing that EVER happened to me and he qualifies as my MOST favorite thing on EARTH!!! πŸ™‚

*****ANOTHER EDIT….totally forgot about my undying love for SUSHI, mostly the PHILADELPHIA ROLL!!! the VERY BEST!! AND I’m really loving peep toe heels & 2& 3/4 inch heels (enough heel to look hot but STILL comfortable! a HUGE thing for me, considering that I wear heels 7 days a week!) and super ultra soft cozy throw blankets!! (thanks for the reminder, brooke!) πŸ™‚

18 responses to “favorite.things”

  1. Great idea for a post Jessica. I want to play! Some of my favorite things: A hug from a good friend, Sunday afternoon naps, laughing so hard I cry, new underwear, hearing my hubby say “I love you”, getting a great shot that you know someone will want to hang on their wall, surprising someone with an unexpected gift, the excited greeting I get from my dogs when I get home, homemade apple pie a la mode, dropping my backpack as I arrive at my destination after a long hike, 5:00 pm on Fridays – let the weekend begin!!!

  2. Ohhh, Melissa…now I feel bad because I have alot of LIFE things that are my favorite that I didn’t even mention cause I was really thinking more product & gadgety stuff!! I’ll do another post for that the life stuff because I have soo many favs!! πŸ˜‰

  3. You’re right Jessica, I didn’t play fair. I went a little off topic. A few of my favorite “thing” things: 17″ MacBook Pro (best laptop ever!), Orange Chicken from Panda Express, All Clad cookware, Kohl’s department store, Croscill 600 thread count sheets, Extreme Makeover Home Edition on ABC, Red Carpet Car Wash, 2 in 1 shampoo, Bath & Body Works “Gardenia” scented products, Gold Canyon candles, Venus razor, music by 4HIM and Steely Dan (weird combo I know), Baked Lays potato chips, Gary Fong Lightsphere, Phantom fireworks, and the Fit TV network. Whew! I could go on and on but I’ll spare you and stop there.:)

  4. This is a great post! I have been following your blog for a bit now and love your work not to mention all of the “favorite” things. One of my favorite things is following a blog called “post secret” http://www.postsecret.blogspot.com

    Thanks for all of the information! I absolutely LOVE canvas prints!! Thanks for that link!!

  5. my husband, sexy shoes, the nordstroms shoe department, mac cosmetics, olive garden, http://www.designhergals.com, popsugar.com to stay up to date on all the latest celeb dirt, Betsey Johnson anything, Handbags usually the more expensive the better, Victoria’s Secret Pink items, eating chocolate, netflix, my chi flat iron

  6. How fun! My favs are: getting into bed right after the sheets have been washed and are still warm from the dyer and smell sooo great, the smell of fires burning in the fall, running on the monon, non-fat Chai Tea from Starbucks, lazy Sundays, the Pecan Crusted Chicken Salad from Friday’s, and Grey’s Anatomy. Oh yeah, The Office too…GREAT show.

  7. My Favorite Things…

    Your Quality in Photography, Reading your blogs everyday, Photography(I’m still learning to take great pictures with just a FujiFilm), planning my wedding, Big Train Chai, Pumpkin Pie, Carmel Apple Cider @ Starbucks, Winter Candy Apple & Vanilla Bean Noel @ Bath and Body Works, Shoppin @ Crate & Barrell. Well I could go on forever, but my all time favorite thing besides photography, is watching my nephews grow up!

    Oh yeah…and I’m OBSESSED with Grey’s Anatomy!! πŸ™‚

  8. Katie….WHAT a great one! I totally LOVE that feeling of getting into freshly washed, tight fighting sheets that are warm and smell yummy! SOO great!! πŸ™‚ Sundays are definitely my fav, too! πŸ™‚ I love it soo much…sleeping in until 8, starting the day with Church (our Church is amazing, you look forward to going!), getting to spend the day with Mark, stopping by Starbucks…maybe even twice, remembering how great the wedding was on Saturday, usually having a family dinner with my fam and ending it with Extreme Home Makeover! LOVE that! πŸ™‚

  9. I know I am SUPER late responding to this blog entry, but I am so with you on the lime green and brown color combo. I just bought a comforter/sheet set with those colors last weekend! Love it!!

  10. My favorite things…Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, Seven jeans, soft turtleneck sweaters, ANY high heeled shoes, apple/cinnamon candles, going to Stuckey’s Apple Farm in the fall for the BEST apple cider slushies and apple butter, vanilla frosties from Wendy’s, Victoria Secret Heavenly perfume, Logics DNA shampoo/conditioner (makes my hair SUPER shiny and smells sooo good ALL day), going to Target (I could spend all day there),CoverGirl Lash Exact mascara, and last but not least my fiance…he’s my absolute favorite thing in the world!

  11. I LOVE seeing the expression on my son’s face when he hasn’t seen me for a few minutes, PRICELESS!!!

    Catching that one unforgetable moment on camera and knowing you’ll be able to treasure it for a lifetime!

  12. I want to try all of the things you have listed!!! I also wanted to share a new favorite of mine. It is called MonaVie. It is a functional beverage that contains your daily fruit, fiber and anti-oxidants in one 2 oz serving!! I want to tell as many people as I know b/c I think this drink is going to be huge!! Just google the word acai berry and you will be sold!!

    If anyone is interested, please contact me at moc.oohaynull@erahsleefknird_eivanom

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