1. St. Ives Green Tea Scrub
This stuff is everything I want it to be. It has natural ingredients, it's blemish fighting, it is an exfoliant with FINE exfoliators, and it is reasonably priced but not cheap. I love it, so so much.
2. Arizona Tea: Arnold Palmer
Yes, I like tea. Yes, I like lemonade. Thank you, Arnold for eliminating the "mixing" step.
I started drinking these a lot when I "quit" carbonation for awhile.. they are a good substitute.
3. SpongeBob Collapse
Use jellyfish, stars and colored bubbles to match squares before they pile to the top.
I discovered this game about 7 years ago, it is so mindlessly fun. My mom was playing it yesterday and reminded me that I introduced it to her while we were in London. And though it kills me to imagine myself in the center of that amazing city, inside a flat hovered over a computer playing SpongeBob... strangely, I'm OK with it.
4. Cover Girl NatureLuxe Gloss
We all know I have a "thing" for lip products.. but truly these are at the top of my list. My favorite (and the one I bought 5 of... just in case..) is "Marble." They are light, chapsticky, but have a great hint of color.
5. How About Orange (.com)
This website is so fun to look at, it is a feast for the eyes.
6. Salt Lake County/City Library
Jack and I go to the library every week, and sometimes after karate we hit the SL City Library downtown to play in the "ice cave" and the "attic" they have in the Children's Library there. They are fun places to take a bunch of books, huddle down in a corner and read together. But really, our Holladay Library is replacing CABLE, and Jack LOVES picking out books and movies there. It's so great.
7. The "hide" button on Facebook.
I've hidden most everyone on facebook, aside from my family members. When I realized how much TIME I spent each morning checking the news feed, reading through status after status I was appalled at how many wasted minutes went by. I've decided (in normal human manor) that if I want to know what someone is up to, I'll go to their page to find out. (Or call them..) My facebook time has been cut dramatically, and I'm still surprised how when I check the wall I'm done under a minute since there is so much less to read.
8. Belt Conditioner
Our car was making a horrible noise at the beginning of the winter. Every time we pulled out of our street the Sentra would send an echoing SQUEAL through our neighborhood. After using this... squeal has been gone. We aren't embarrassed anymore.
This isn't exactly what I mean. But my friend Jen introduced us to slacklining. You string up a belt between two trees and it is typically about 2 ft from the ground, and you challenge yourself to balance across. It is HARD. But that's what makes it so addicting. You KNOW you can do it. It just takes practice.
10. Krusteaz Crumb Cake Mix
I took this mix, added a 1/2 cup of applesauce, 1/2 cup of old fashioned oats and a cup of chopped apples, and made the yummiest apple cake ever. Seriously.
And that's a wrap. I love favorite things. Make me a list of yours.