Ok, my life can be a little dull. Little things make me excited. There is this feature over at Twinsomnia called "Little Things That Make Me Stupid Excited" that I am stealing for the moment. This is just a list of some of my favorite things right now, in the spirit of the "Favorite Things" posts I did for Emma and Elizabeth.
Downton Abbey. For anyone not familiar with this show- it's a BBC series set in England before and during WW1. It follows the Crawley family and their servants, and their many stories. I didn't discover it until after the first season aired on PBS, but watched it religiously during the second season. I am ridiculously disappointed there will be no new episodes until next year. Sigh.
Raw tortillas. I found these at Costco after being alerted to their existence by my sister-in-law, Blair. Oh. My. Goodness. They are so much better than any other kind I've tried. Do yourself a favor and buy some. They take all of 2 minutes to cook, and are fresh and delicious anytime.
Ghiradelli's dark chocolate. Need I say more?
This is our book club selection for this month. Admittedly, I am about 40 pages from the end of the book, but I am really enjoying it. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is written in a letter format, and so took me a couple letters to get into, but hooked I decidedly am. In post-WWII England, a writer exchanges letters with residents of Guernsey island (located in the English channel) about their experiences during the German Occupation and forms a bond. There is humor, horror, romance and history all wrapped up in this story, and I am eager to see how it ends.
I love these guys. The twins haven't bounced back from this weekend's flu bug very well and so we've been spending a lot of time snuggling on the couch. While I am getting next to nothing done, I am really loving it. I love the feel of their soft cheeks on mine. I love watching them while they sleep, even if my leg is numb. While a not-small 3-year-old isn't quite the perfect size to hold for any length of time like a newborn is, those 3-year-olds can give hugs and kisses and say, "I wuv you Mommy."