C'mon Get Happy

Nothing makes my blonde self happier than blogger awards! So you can only imagine my excitement when Sonja from For the Love of Stillettos passed the Happy 101 award to me. That Sonja, she is fabulous : )

So the rules of accepting this award are pretty simple. I have to tell you 10 things that make me happy. This is easy, because I'm a very happy person and there are LOTS of things that make me smile.

So here goes:
My "Happies"

1. Any music by Phoenix. Especially their album Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, which has gotten me through many a hectic workday. Download "Lisztomania" and "Armistice" and you'll see what I'm talking about.

2. Mexican food. Bring on the chips and queso and order up some chicken quesadillas, I could live on this stuff.

3. Shopping. Big surprise, huh?

4. Blogging. Because reading all of your super-awesome blogs makes my life complete.

5. Creme Brulee Lattes from Starbucks. Ok, my heart still belongs to the Pumpkin Spice Latte, but this one runs a close second.

6. Paula Deen. I could watch this woman's show 24-7 and never get tired of her. I have a feeling she would be just as warm and friendly in person as she is on her cooking shows.

7. Waking up to good music.
As I'm sure a lot of you do, I have my morning alarm set to an all-music, no-talk radio station. This way I can wake up to something besides an annoying "beep". Plus, I know if the first thing I hear in the morning is a favorite song, it's gonna be a good day.

8. Baking. ...hence the reason the majority of my posts feature pics of baked goods.

9. Hobby Lobby and Kirkland's. I'm a sucker for a home decor store, not to mention ones that have weekly coupons on things like animal print lamp cord covers and coat hooks that look like door knobs : )

10. Pretty pictures. I could look at photography websites for hours on end, no kidding. Pretty pictures (like the one below from Lollipop Design & Events) bring order to a world of chaos for me.

So, I cannot just choose 10 peeps to pass this along to, because you all make me happy. Plus, I know everyone is so busy right now because of the holidays. So if you feel the urge to pass along this award, or just blog about your own "happy" list, go for it!

...and also, a big thank you goes out to Pink Lace and Cupcakes for the Glamorous Blog Award! If you are a girly girl (like moi) and love all things pink, you NEED to go visit PL&C.

P.S.- I'm going to attempt Egg Nog this year, but I have no clue how to make it. Do any of you guys have a link to a great egg nog recipe? I'm stumped on this one.


  1. Congrats on your awards honey! I added both those blogs! So excited! Hope you have a great day. Kori xoxo

  2. Congrats on your awards girl! And Starbucks + Mexican food = awesome. Not together, though!

  3. Mmm, Mexican.

    So - speaking of Starbucks. I was thinking about you last night. I couldn't sleep so I was scrolling through the app store - did you know there is an iPhone Starbucks app? You can build your own drinks, mark your favorite stores. Ohhhh myyyy I had fun bookmarking my favorite drinks last night. Addicting. Just like starbucks. :)

    (Anyway, I was thinking of you because you've blogged about iPhone apps lately)

  4. I ate at Paula Deen's restaraunt over the weekend and I swear I gained 6 pounds in the hour I was there! Her food is so yummy but after you eat it you get chest pains...hmmm? Maybe I should STOP eating it. Ha!

    Have a great day!

  5. I love your list!!!! And I am with you, I could look at pretty pictures all day!!! I love your blog btw :)

    Have a great day!!!!

  6. What a great award..and well deserved!


  7. This is such a great list! I love all those things too!

  8. Hope you find a great egg nog recipe, don't really know one! I was going to give you this award, but then I saw that you already received it, he he. Mexicana food is super yummy and I love that Glamorous award, congrats love!

  9. That pic rocks! it made me want a glass of champagne. Your blog makes me happy! xoxo


  10. Ohhhh I have the worlds BEST Egg Nog recipe... I am going to have to get it and email it to you ok?
    I love all your happies.. I couldn't agree more on the mexican, shopping and pretty pictures. I have a really big problem when it comes to photography websites. They are my crack!! Okay, if I forget - remind me to send you the recipe. Seriously. Best ever! No joke!

  11. Love your 10 things :) We could get along great...shopping, mexican food, starbucks ahhhh love'em all!!!

    Hope you have a Merry Christmas!!

  12. Awesome eggnogg recipe... over at Shellbelle's Tiki Hut (a link to her blog is on my sidebar)!!

    And love your list- creme brullee lattes are a holiday favorite of mine.


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