Because I <3 lists… a meme…

Five Ways to Win My Heart:
  • clean the bathroom
  • making coffee
  • a back rub
  • arranging time for me to read uninterrupted
  • babies
Some things I feel strongly about:
  • Breastfeeding
  • DIY culture
  • parenting
  • body modification acceptance
  • human rights
Favorite books from the past year:
  • Someone at a Distance by Dorothy Whipple
  • The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay Penman
  • Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
  • Saplings by Noel Streatfeild
  • The Stolen Crown by Susan Higginbotham
Highlights of my day:
  • Target shopping with Hope
  • napping in the afternoon
  • coffee and reading tonight
  • watching Atticus attempt crawling
  • smooching Sam
What I’m listening to:
  • Wolf Parade
  • St. Vincent
  • Wye Oak
  • Explosions in the Sky
  • Fleet Foxes
Pet Peeves:
  • hair in the bathroom sink
  • people talking AT me and not TO me
  • asking me the same question a million times
  • improperly brewing tea
  • dirty dishes in the sink at work (i.e. lazy-ass coworkers!)
What I ate today:
  • Cream of Wheat
  • leftover home made vegan pizza with basil, spinach, asparagus, and sundried tomatoes
  • a spring salad with walnuts, blueberries, and cranberries
  • biscotti
  • spaghetti
What’s planned for this weekend:
  • Farmer’s market
  • A sleepover for Hope
  • First pool trip of the summer
  • Visiting my parents
  • cleaning the house
Guys I find attractive
  • Sam
  • Thor!!!
  • Richard Armitage
  • Tom Hardy
  • Ira Glass
Lusting after:
  • a new tattoo
  • chocolate cake
  • cute sandals
  • a new summer purse
  • JoAnn’s !!! (opening soon!)
My fears:
  • spiders
  • my family dying
  • germs
  • clowns
  • Sarah Palin
Goals for the next year:
  • lose 52 pounds
  • learn to sew
  • take a trip with Sam
  • read 52 books
  • save money
What I miss:
  • being tattooed
  • sleep
  • having “time” with Sam
  • Catherine
  • my credit cards
Things I dislike about my self:
  • my body
  • my bad temper
  • my penchant for swearing
  • depression
  • my low self esteem
Five things I like about my self:
  • trying my best to be a good wife/mom
  • my sense of humor
  • loyalty to my friends
  • my nerdiness
  • my independence
What I’m doing tomorrow:
  • watching The King’s Speech and stitching
  • reading
  • making chili
  • playing with the kids
  • more smooching Sam
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2 comments

  1. 5 things I love about Amanda
    1. her strength
    2. girl can bake
    3. the way she loves her husband and babies
    4. she recommends excellent books
    5. she makes iconoclasm look easy

    _ajj

  2. ummm… if i were to make a list (and if i did, it would be half filled out in a notebook i would lose and find 3 years from now, full of shopping lists and french notes) you would absolutely be on my “people i miss” list. seriously girl. why do i have to live so far away? can’t wait for september (and the hanging out before hand.)

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