Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Chock Full o' Thanks

Sara has blogging duty (like guard duty, but with fewer weapons) on Thanksgiving day, so I'll have to settle for a pre-Thanksgiving gratitude fest. 

(Who am I kidding? I'm happy to spend tomorrow doing nothing but eating simple carbs and watching other people do dishes--there will be no time for writing a Post-It Note, let alone a blog entry.)

I feel like making a numbered list. Please note that the list items are in random order (I don't want you to worry in case I happen to list Cheetos before my children...or something like that.)

Holly is thankful for:

  1. Cheetos
  2. My children
  3. Cinnamon toast
  4. Rhinestones
  5. Indoor plumbing, especially toilets
  6. Finding a good deal on a new furnace (not as good as the furnace not dying in the first place, but still...)
  7. A husband and father-in-law who are relatively qualified to install a furnace
  8. Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
  9. Grocery shopping with my sister tonight
  10. Eggnog ice cream 
  11. Weight Watchers
  12. Fresh salsa
  13. My best in-state friend: Wendi
  14. My best friend: Sara
  15. My best friend who is also my husband: Joel
  16. Cinnamon toast
  17. Books!
  18. Jim Dale and his performance of the Harry Potter audiobooks
  19. Hot rollers (not to be confused with high rollers)
  20. Coupons
  21. Thai food
  22. Our parakeets
  23. My mannequin
  24. French doors
  25. Office supplies
  26. People who know how to sew
  27. My mom
  28. Your mom
  29. All the moms
  30. Sunscreen
  31. Lockets
  32. Clementines
  33. Post-it notes
  34. Those pens I love (what? I'm not going to get off the couch to find one and look at the brand.)
  35. Clifford the Big Red Couch
  36. Good haircuts and the people who give them
  37. Shop vacs
  38. The Hotties
  39. My siblings
  40. England
  41. Footy pajamas on little kids 
  42. Hot oil treatment
  43. Health insurance
  44. The USA
  45. New York City
  46. 50's dresses and vintage clothes in general 
  47. Etsy
  48. Apple computers
  49. Cupboard space
  50. It's a Wonderful Life
  51. Shoes
  52. People who spend their lives helping other people
  53. My mother-in-law's homemade macaroni and cheese
  54. Cheese
  55. God and all the good stuff that goes with
  56. Being free to worship Him
  57. Our DVR
  58. Jeans that aren't too tight or too loose
  59. Lotion
  60. Excedrin
  61. LASIK
  62. Flowers--any kind, but not calla lilies as much as the others
  63. Silk
  64. Wrap dresses
  65. People who are thrifty but aren't snotty about it
  66. Savings accounts
  67. Player pianos
  68. Digital cameras
  69. Red
  70. Cousins
  71. People who like me anyway
  72. Anti depressants
  73. Teachers who are really patient
  74. Tweezers
  75. Lysol wipes
  76. Heating pads
  77. Cetaphil
  78. Christmas trees
  79. Christmas
  80. Scottish accents
  81. Dangly earrings
  82. People who are smart but would never call themselves intellectuals
  83. (Parentheses)
  84. Sesame Street
  85. Houseplants that just won't quit
  86. No-iron fabrics
  87. Food banks
  88. People who get up early (how do they do it?)
  89. People who do jobs I don't want to do
  90. Trees
  91. Polite children
  92. My husband's insane but wonderful Christmas lights
  93. Kind neighbors
  94. Hotels
  95. Hiking (as long as I can stay in a hotel when I'm done)
  96. Hot baths
  97. Air conditioning
  98. Digging in the dirt
  99. Gas stoves
  100. Google


Wendi said...

Thanks for being my best-in-state friend too, Holly. :) I like your list.

Kara K said...

I am thankful for Holly and Sara and that their brand of crazy is my brand of crazy. Love you guys and your super fun blog!! (I totally dig lists, too)