Saturday, December 21, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, In my Kitchen Edition

1. spritz
2. molasses spice cookies
3. chocolate crinkle cookies
4. orange cinnamon biscotti
5. homemade English muffins

Friday, December 20, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Out for Breakfast Edition

1. a husband who gets up early enough to go out for breakfast
2. the distinct possibility that the waitress will be wearing some sort of festive, headband-based, Christmas-themed thing on her head
3. good coffee made by someone else, refilled as necessary
4. blueberry pancakes*
5. OJ
*may not indicate actual breakfast order this morning

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Forgot to Name Yesterday's Edition Edition

1. not caring that I forgot to name the edition yesterday
2. feeling the love over the Dear Turquoise chapbook from poets and non-poets alike
3. not having to do that elf-on-the-shelf thing
4. having three kinds of cookie dough in the freezer, ready to be dropped onto trays
5. making more today (maybe)

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck

1. meeting a friend for lunch for the first time in way too long
2. a December thaw that lasts for days
3. drinking coffee out of a mug that has a kitten in a Santa hat on it
4. Jed pretending to be afraid of the kitten
5. kittens

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Whoops Edition

1. being so caught up in fun things that you forget to post a 5 things list until, um, 6PM
2. putting together the Christmas cookie list
3. sampling new contenders for the list
4. homemade English muffins
5. not having to go out in this weather

Monday, December 16, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Some Days Are Harder than Others Edition

1. ice melt (dog-safe)
2. Christmas lights reflecting off the ice-covered snow
3. those Yak Trak things you can strap onto your shoes for traction. You know, on ice
4. being a grown-up who can decide to put off grocery shopping until tomorrow
5. the hot beverage of your choice

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Five Things that Don't Suck, Slushy Edition

1. Slushies
2. being able to shovel just by pushing the slush out of the way (so very thankful we didn't get more snow before it started to rain)
3. hot cocoa afterwards
4. Christmas lights
5. Austin Collie and DJ Williams. I hope.