again, i am joining belinda's blog everyday in may prompt what cheers me up a day late! but better late than never as what a positive way to start my day than to talk about cheerful things!
babies - you know i love my babies! i love being an aunt and nothing quite cheers me up like being with them! this picture was taken a year ago and i can't believe that there are 3 more babies that we have added to the mix since then! my sisters are like baby making machines, they don't stop popping them out. i love seeing their imaginations at work, i just about die when they ask me to play with them, i love it when they tell me stories, and my achille's heel is when a sweet baby is in my lap and freshly bathed and all i can see is their chubby little arms and legs and feet and i can smell their sweet baby hair. there is just something about that sweet, sweet, hypnotizing baby smell. does anyone else know what i'm talking about?
baths - i love love taking hot baths with a magazine or book and some candles lit and just relaxing. i do it so often, especially on bad days when i need a pick me up. it is the perfect way to relax and unwind.
magazines - i love them all. cosmopolitan, instyle, people, us weekly, elle, those are my favorites. i'm one of those people who you could be disgusted by because i read more about jennifer anniston's vacation to mexico than i do about world events and the news. it's shameful.
kardashians - i just love them so much. i used to make fun of them before i watched the show because everyone else made fun of them, and i still make fun of them, because they are so out of touch with reality and so overly dramatic and so ridiculous, but they are sooooo entertaining. but i just have to get my hands on everything that they have out there. their books, watch all their spin off series, everything. i am fascinated by them. it's like if America had royalty, it would be the kardashians. because why are they famous?? i don't know. before i started watching the show, i would ask people why they were famous, like what their claim to fame was, and i just didn't get it. i still have no idea why somebody decided they should have a reality show. but i can't stop watching it. and i just finished reading dollhouse (i can't believe i loved it, i thought it would be crap. whoever wrote it for them, well done.) and am in the middle of reading kardashian konfidential. guys, i choose the most intellectual books. kay, let's make fun of them with some gifs now. because i love to make fun of them.
movies about weddings - i have noticed something the last few weeks as i have been watching movies on netflix. the movies i search for and love the most are movies about weddings. particularly, will she marry him? will she not? oh no! everything is going wrong with the wedding! what will happen!! i love weddings. i'm a romantic. i love the cake, the dress, the rings, everything about weddings. but planning a wedding is NO FUN AT ALL. any engaged girl can tell you that.
snuggles with my husband - if this doesn't happen for a day i get really cranky. i need the snuggles.
freshly painted nails - the picture above has both! this nail color is new as is the jewelry! i love both these things, they are so fun! and when i am at work, i feel more productive because i somehow feel cuter and like looking at my hands so i want to type more and that means getting more work done. weird right? wow, i think this post is making me sound stupid.
a trip to the salon - i love being pampered. who doesn't? getting a manicure, a pedicure, hair done, whatever. but i especially love getting my hair done. it is really relaxing for me. i love sitting in the chair, reading a magazine, chatting with the stylist, and there is something about someone combing your hair and blow drying it that is so nice. any salon treatment is like going to a spa. spas. massages are not relaxing for me. i always get deep tissue ones where i am screaming in pain the entire time because my muscles are always really really tense and when i get a massage, i go to relieve my pain. massages are not relaxing for me. but salons are!
what cheers you up?