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Secret Love

Well, it’s Thankful Thursday on the October Blogging Challenge. There are 3 Thankful Thursdays scheduled for this month so this one will be about the people I’m thankful for.

I’ll be like every parent here, but I’m seriously thankful for my son. His smile and silly personality brighten my whole day. He’s the most curious baby I’ve ever seen. Any time we go somewhere new, he has to look around and figure out what everything is as soon as we get there. He’s starting to crawl now, so I’m about to get the most exercise of my life!

This is how he watches me play games on my phone.

This is how he watches me play games on my phone.

I’m very happy to have the husband I have. He’s my best friend and we are like peas and carrots (I love Forrest Gump), by themselves they’re pretty good but they’re even better together. We laugh at the same jokes, watch the same movies, play the same games, everything.

My brother is my long time best friend. He’s been my best friend for almost 21 years (he’ll be 21 in February). We text each other all day about any and every thing. The other day, he willingly went to the grocery store with me so I could get baby food. Who does that?! My brother, that’s who.

The last (but not least) person I’m enormously thankful for is my only girl best friend, Tera. Yes, she lives like 10 hours away and works like a million jobs (I’m kidding) but we text whenever she gets a free chance. We can send each other shocking things about tv shows that the other has seen (that freaking Happyland episode?!), movie lines, or just about the random weirdness we experienced that day. We send pins on Pinterest and we snapchat too so we’re very social with each other.

Who are you thankful for? Let me know and come back for tomorrow’s post of the day!

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The Little Things

iHola! It’s a new day, meaning it’s time for another post from the September Blogging Challenge! In my head, I say that in one of those epic announcer voices…just so you know. Today’s topic is the 10 things that make you the happiest. This is a bit difficult because I don’t really think about what makes me happiest, it just does. From number two on aren’t in any certain order.

Number one would have to be my son’s adorable face, even if he is making a strange face (see pictures). Although, most parents say that their child’s face brightens their day but my kid is seriously adorable, I’m probably slightly biased.

8 days old

8 days old

3 months old

3 months old

6 months old

6 months old

The second thing that makes me happiest is movie marathons with my brother. We are currently planning one right now, however, there are only two movies on the list so far. It’s great to be able to watch movies that you’ve seen a million times with someone who has also seen them a million times, no one gets mad if they miss a part or can’t hear over the quoting/singing.

Third, my son going to bed without crying makes me pretty stinking happy. Tonight is the first time this has happened, so it’s a new happiness.

Sales at my favorite stores when I have money is the fourth thing that makes me happy. I think that makes everyone happy though! I mean, who doesn’t love getting a shirt that you’ve always wanted but hadn’t been able to because it was out of your price range?!

I get very happy when I’m able to spend time with my husband. Lately, we’ve been watching movies that one of us hasn’t seen or I’ll watch him play a new video game he got. We used to go to about one movie a month and go out to meals at different places, but having a baby changed that a bit so we stay home. Us getting time together is the main thing.

WOOT! I’ve passed the halfway mark! I really love Chinese food, so I get pretty happy when I’m able to have some good Chinese. Vegetable lo mein, chicken and broccoli, and peanut butter chicken are my absolutely favorites. It was the only food that I was able to keep down during that HORRIBLE time of “morning” sickness in pregnancy. I’ll have to express my feelings on “morning” sickness in another post. I’m sure anyone who has been pregnant (and possibly their partners) are totally on my side.

Hmmm…I need four more things that make me happy. OH! Nice, long, refreshing, hot showers make me very happy. Again, anyone with a child knows how great it is. I sing super loud during these times, just because I CAN!!!

Being able to write down my thoughts and everything here makes me pretty happy too. It’s great to get it all out and have a bunch of AWESOME people read it!

Listening to my favorite music is great! Last year, when iOS 7 came out, I lost everything I had on my phone. I’m finally getting some music back now but I get a new phone in November so I’ll have to do it all over again then. Ugh.

Last one…hmmm…people with a sense of humor make me happy. I’ve only met a few people that didn’t have senses of humor and meeting them as awful. I think you should be able to laugh at everything that’s supposed to be funny!

There ya go guys, the 10 things that make me happiest. Come on back tomorrow for another post! See ya later!