Sunday, May 1, 2016

Thriving and 55-ing

Today I get to celebrate my 55th birthday! In honor of this momentous occasion, I'm sharing 55 of my favorite things in life so far.

I have loved:
  1. birthing and raising a child
  2. being Carrie's mom
  3. being Doug's wife
  4. being Marti's daughter
  5. being friends with my three amazing siblings
  6. having Andrew and his boy Aaron in our lives
  7. happy mail
  8. hula hooping
  9. blowing liquid soap bubbles
  10. sparklers
  11. practicing and teaching yoga
  12. bubble gum
  13. pet turtles
  14. pet cats
  15. Lucky the Dog
  16. sitting on a mountainside
  17. sitting on a beach blanket near the ocean
  18. camping in a tent
  19. breakfast burritos at camp
  20. heart shaped rocks
  21. drawing mandalas
  22. teaching others how to draw mandalas
  23. sewing quilts
  24. painting
  25. sketching
  26. writing blog posts
  27. being a homemaker
  28. growing sunflowers
  29. fresh flowers in my home
  30. photography
  31. dark chocolate
  32. pizza with extra cheese
  33. red wine
  34. camo pants
  35. yoga clothes
  36. tattoos
  37. sunshine, with a side of white puffy clouds
  38. living in Arizona
  39. baking cookies
  40. frosting cupcakes
  41. making a nice meal for people I love and not having to do the dishes
  42. crafting with friends
  43. coffee in the morning, made by Doug
  44. being barefoot
  45. the color blue
  46. and red, orange, yellow, green and purple
  47. traveling to England
  48. meeting blog friends in real life
  49. live music (especially acoustic guitar)
  50. singing
  51. the sound of Om
  52. downward facing dog
  53. nieces and nephews
  54. 55 trips around the sun
  55. being me.
To all who have loved and supported and lifted me up, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

With so much gratitude from me to you,


Lady Ella said...

Happy Birthday!
(Super list)

Karen said...

What a great way to celebrate your birthday! Hope it was a great day!

helena said...

Happy Birthday - love the list - have a great day

debs14 said...

Happy birthday Deb! Sounds like 55 is a great place to be and I'm so happy that you have found all the things that make you happy. And what a mix they are - variety really is the spice of life!

Alison said...

Love your list!....hope you had a great day xx

Ruth said...

What a fun list! Happy that you had a great day!

Patio Postcards said...

A wonderful list - Happy Birthday

Annes kleine Nähstube said...

Happy birthday, I love reading your blog.
Many greatings from Hamburg/ Germany

Sian said...

I'm a little behind in wishing you a Very Happy Birthday; but I hope you'll forgive me as we have been celebrating an 18th birthday here this week. Hope you had a lovely day.

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