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10 in 10 (schmate’s 100th post)

January 27, 2009

Many bloggers out there celebrate their 100th post with a huge list of 100 items of some variety… I personally think that’s pretty repetitive. I love making lists, but I like them to be short, sweet and achievable. So, here, for my landmark 100th post, I am giving you 10 lists of 10 items.

List One: My Favorite Design Inspiration Websites

  1. Door Sixteen
  2. Decor8
  3. Design*Sponge
  4. Oh Joy!
  5. Style Me Pretty
  6. Bloesm
  7. Lena Corwin’s blog
  8. Buttons Magee
  9. Haus Maus
  10. Craftzine

List Two: My Favorite Personal Blogs (of Folks I Know or Wish I Knew)

  1. Testosterhome
  2. Sand in the Gears
  3. my coworker Meghan’s Megster Meter
  4. 6 Year Med
  5. Dooce
  6. The Kramedjians (I miss ’em!)
  7. Curry Family News (I miss them too!)
  8. The Lords of Horses
  10. My Athens friend Catherine (who doesn’t live in Athens anymore!)

List Three: Ten Things Most People Don’t Know About Me

  1. I sweat, a lot.
  2. I’m mildly claustrophobic.
  3. I shower every day, sometimes twice a day.
  4. I am crushed when my plants die.
  5. Before I met JD, I didn’t like spicy foods. And, I grew up in Louisiana.
  6. I cry a lot less than I used to, which is saying something.
  7. I’m petrified of snakes, fireworks and people in masks.
  8. I wish I had a better singing voice.
  9. When I see someone else using a pen that I also have, my immediate thought is that they stole it from me.
  10. I would have a nervous breakdown if I lost my Daily Planner.

List Four: Ten Names that I Like That JD Would Never Allow Us to Name Our Children One Day (first names only… I’m still holding out for #9 and #10 for middle names)

  1. Lavendar
  2. Ronan
  3. Nacey
  4. Nan
  5. Myron
  6. Corelle
  7. Isabelle
  8. Maxwell
  9. Frances
  10. Zab

List Five: Ten Things That I Would Rescue If Our House Caught on Fire (excluding people and animals)

  1. My childhood Pound Puppy Gravy
  2. All photo albums, especially our wedding
  3. My recipe book
  4. My picture of Big Mama (my mother’s mother’s mother)
  5. Our Advent tree
  6. The porcelain nativity set given to me by Big Mama
  7. My opal earrings
  8. The prints I made during Printmaking
  9. My Daily Planner
  10. Mary’s orange chair

List Six: My Favorite Foods

  1. grapes
  2. caramel
  3. bananas
  4. frozen margaritas
  5. Rolo’s
  6. Dots
  7. Trevor sushi roll at Asahi
  8. edamame
  9. coffee
  10. La Hacienda chips and queso

List Seven: Ten of my Favorite Memories with/Things  about JD

  1. Riding bikes at sunset on the beach in Hilton Head
  2. How well he knows me (also included in the “My Least Favorite Things I Like About JD” list)
  3. Road Trips with him
  4. JD introduced me to sports, certain foods, and loving dogs
  5. How he gets me to laugh at something daily
  6. The plane ride home from NYC
  7. He always wants to give me gifts earlier than the occasion for which he buys them
  8. His Christmas gift to me this year
  9. He is very supportive of my creative ideas, my artwork, and my itch to do something different.
  10. I can be silly, negative, frustrating, mean or selfish, and he still loves me.

List Eight: Ten Things I Do Every Day (besides the obvious daily hygiene routine)

  1. Check my Daily Planner
  2. Check my Email
  3. Take my vitamin
  4. Put on mascara
  5. Visit Google Reader
  6. Tell my husband I love him
  7. Love on my girl Lucy
  8. Notice and comment on the weather
  9. Listen to Lightning 100
  10. Eat an apple or a banana

List Nine: Ten Things I Want Right Now!

  1. Anything from Hable Construction
  2. These boots, still
  3. Anything from Amy Giacomelli, specifically this piece
  4. More comfortable tights and scarves
  5. Another Tano bag (I have this one, and would also love this one)
  6. Mattresses for our two antique twin bedframes
  7. A New Couch, maybe this one from Restoration Hardware (might as well throw in the chaise…)
  8. Another Bread and Budder bucket (because I love them)
  9. This bronwenhandcrafted necklace
  10. This dress in chocolate from JCrew

List Ten: Ten Things I Have to Be Thankful For

  1. My husband is awesome.
  2. My car is still running.
  3. I have great friends.
  4. I have a loving family.
  5. I have a wonderful dog.
  6. I have outlets for my creativity.
  7. I like to cook.
  8. I love where I live: my house, my city, my country.
  9. JD and I have great jobs.
  10. Jesus lived and died for me.
4 Comments leave one →
  1. megstermeter permalink
    January 27, 2009 12:06 pm

    Yay this is SOO fun!! Also, I love the name Isabelle–you look like the perfect mom of an Isabelle.

  2. Lauren permalink
    January 27, 2009 12:33 pm

    ooh, i love Zab! please name your kid that.

  3. Stu permalink
    January 28, 2009 9:37 am

    I don’t even consider some of those names to be names. Nacey???

  4. christidisher permalink
    January 29, 2009 1:25 am

    I’m with you JD. Stick to your guns!!!!

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