Finish This {round two}

Some mornings, a prompt is just what you need to get the thoughts flowing…

1. I will never outgrow…a phone call and a hug from my mom. When my husband isn’t available (and unfortunately, he isn’t on many occasion, thanks to the military), my mom is the first one I call. And when I go home (typically alone; see the last caveat), a hug from my mom is the best thing ever.

2. I splurge on…comfy shoes. Gone are the days of me wearing heels; for now, they sit in my closet and I go visit them every once in awhile to ogle them. I talked about this before, but I’m all about comfort these days. I need a new pair of my “grandma” sandals, and I just bought an awesome new pair of black crocheted TOMS over the weekend! (*By the way, check out this sweet deal for TOMS: 10% off any TOMS branded purchase with code BEMINE at checkout! Valid 2/3-2/10 only.show?id=SWGDNtZFnqo&bids=296538.115&type=3&subid=0)

3. My worst habit is…popping dark chocolate covered almonds into my mouth like they’re candy. Well, I mean, technically they are candy. But they have almonds, which are good for you, and dark chocolate, which has great health benefits. Right? Right.

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4. My passport represents…an itch to travel. It represents excitement, wonder, desire, and adventure. The faded stamps represent where I’ve been and the blank spots are where I still have yet to go. Travel is such a monumental part of my life; my passport represents part of who I am.

5. My most ridiculous fear is…having to say “rural,” “juror,” or “February” in public. Actually, there are a lot of other words I hate saying in public, because I think I’m going to say them wrong. As a writer, I can write them and sound them out as I type them, but saying them out loud is totally different.

6. My favorite thing to give is…smooches! Specifically to my husband and daughter. 🙂

Linking up with (Nicole {Three 31} Lisa {The Coastal Chicster}, and Becky {The Java Mama} Jen {The Arizona Russums}) for a weekly series called Finish This.
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13 Comments

  1. I can't say "rural" either!! I sound like a crazy person! And I love what your passport represents…totally feel ya. 🙂

  2. Mom hugs are the BEST THING EVER, no matter how old you are! I'm nearly six-feet-tall and my mom, bless her heart, stands just five-foot but I love that little lady more than anything … even more now that I'm a mom myself. Since I was in elementary school, I've used her shoulder as an elbow rest. HAHAHAHA Sometimes I wonder where I came from, because I look like the Jolly Green Giant standing next to her!!!!!!! HIGH FIVE for comfy shoes, especially TOMS. Do you have a pair of Sperry's? Those are amazingly comfy too. I have both and wear them religiously, like, every day!

    P.S. The comment from ***Your Mom*** takes the cake. That's precious. I love it.

    P.P.S. Before I say 'specific' in public, I silently whisper to myself, "MORE DETAILS, NOT THE OCEAN! Spuuuu-ci-fick." I'm an idiot like that.

  3. I splurge on comfy shoes too. I figure that I have many, many pair of cheap shoes that I don't wear, so spending a lot on a pair I do wear is a much better idea!

  4. I'm a mama's girl too. I call her at least once a week and we text regularly. I also totally get the word thing. I've kinda made saying them off one of my quirks. It helps.

  5. I hate saying burglar or burglary. I used to be a heels girl, but I definitely love my flats. Whenever I do wear heels, I always put a pair of flats in my purse hehe

  6. Girl, I feel you on having to say certain words in public. I refuse to say "evacuate", I just can't, the Chilean gets in the way lol

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