Monday, June 8, 2009

8 Things

Carlie at La Famille Roncada tagged me for an 8 things blog! Thank you Carlie. I love reading your blog. And now she has given me something to blog about which is always nice. I think I've done something similar to this one before but hey-they are fun. We had a lovely weekend. Husband and my older son had a triathlon--which is amazing to me. I was so proud of my son. He tried really hard. Sunday I had a baby shower, my girlfriend looks amazing. I was a whale when I was pregnant but she looks divine! So here we go with the tag...

The rules:

1. Mention the person (or people) who tagged you.

2. Complete the list of 8's.

3. Tag 8 other bloggers and let them know they have been tagged.

8 things I am looking forward to:

1. Going to Atlantis with the family
2. The fact that summer is here
3. Getting a facial
4. Reading tons of books and magazines
5. My back to stop hurting
6. Seeing a movie
7. Organizing my closet
8. Setting up the deck and having lots of people over

8 things I did yesterday:

1. Read the New York Times
2. Took a lovely bath with grapefruit oils
3. Went to a baby shower
4. Picked up tons of pillows etc from my sons sleepover/playdate
5. Sat by my friends pool and had some wine
6. Watched Titanic with Husband
7. Kissed my sons good night
8. Put night cream on

8 things I wish I could do:

1. Re do my bathroom
2. Cook
3. Eat McDonalds and not gain 5 lbs in one day
4. Kayak more
5. Play bridge ( I love card games)
6. See more plays
7. Garden
8. Not worry

8 Shows I watch:
1. 24 (only because husband loves it)
2. Real Housewives
3. 2 1/2 men
4. CSI
5. E True Hollywood stories
6. John and Kate (only because of the scandal--so pathetic of me)
7. Old adventures of new Christine
8. Gossip Girl

8 favorite fruits:

1. Apples
2. Pineapple
3. Oranges
4. Bananas
5. Green grapes
6. Blue berries
7. Gojji berries
8. Plums

8 Places I'd Like to Travel

1. Tuscany
2. South of France
3. Almalfi Coast
4. Bora Bora
5. Scotland
6. Ireland
7. Cape Town
8. Maritius

8. Places I've Lived

1. St. Davids, PA
2. Lake Forest, IL
3. Harare, Zimbabwe
4. Steamboat Springs, Colorado
5. Ocean City, NJ
6. Mays Landing, NJ
7. Blue Hill, Maine
8. Camden, Maine

The 8 People I tag....

Domestic Goddess
Where two or more gather
Pearls to hide my neck (I just love the name)
Carolina Girl..sweet southern pearl
Well, Bless Your Heart
Black Labs and Lilly
Green Meadow Lane

I hope everyone is having a lovely day/week. We are off on vacation soon but I'll be back!




  1. ooh fun! Thank you for thinking of me!

  2. Oooo I want to come with you when you travel to those 8 places, haha! Great choices!

  3. Love your lists of eight. Enjoy your vacation.

  4. What a fun series of lists!
    Did you happen to go to Camp Four Winds in Maine? It's in Sargentville which is so close to Blue Hill. Blue Hill is a town we used to visit.

    Where is the favorite place you have lived?

  5. How fun! It looks like we have a lot in common!

  6. Fun List- Have a grand time!!
    xxx me

  7. You will LOVE Atlantis! It is so much fun! I am jealous...I want to go back!!!

    Thank you for the kind comment!

  8. What a fun top 8 list. I would love to visit Atlantis. You're going to have so much fun.

  9. That's alot of information! I hear you on a lot of those! :)

  10. We totally MUST chat because I might, good lord willin' and the crick don't rise, be moving to lake Forest! And i adore Maine.

    Great list- it rocks!

  11. Beth, you should be watching Southern Belles Louisville! Soapnet. Thursday nights. Do you watch Tori & Dean? OMG I watch all of these shows plus Real Housewives of Anywhere...

    I need help. :)

  12. Oh what fun fun fun! Xoxo-BLC

  13. I love reading things like this, it makes me feel like I'm really getting to know someone. I read that one of your favorite movies is Overboard. Ha, me too! I often say this line when I'm annoyed and very very few people know where I got it from. "Eat your checkers"

  14. great list!

    I have been wanting to go to Atlantis too!!!

  15. Happened upon your blog and love lists like this! (Atlantis is great, but pretty pricey.)

  16. Oh you'll love Tuscany. We went to Florence for Easter and it was such a great experience. There is something for everyone, the art lover, the food guru, the style enthusiast, and of course the photographer.
    I have just purchased your book from Amazon. It is in my official summer reading list (one of the treats of summer season).I look forward to reading it!

  17. You lived in Zimbabwe!!!!!!!!!!!!!??????


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