Saturday, November 29, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Don't Wake Up if You Don't Want to, Little Suzie Edition

1. falling sound asleep
2. not waking up and weeping
3. not being in any trouble whatsoever
4. already being home
5. having no idea where some of these FTTDS lists come from

Friday, November 28, 2014

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

1. Pie. For breakfast.
2. the fact that I didn't actually have pie for breakfast and am thus feeling morally superior to everyone else in the house
3. pie for lunch
4. the fact that moral superiority is often short-lived
5. yoga pants

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Thankfulness Edition

1. gathering family and friends around my (veerrrrry long) table
2. laughter
3. fellowship
4. pie*
5. a second piece of pie*


Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Not a Creature Was Stirring Edition

1. kids sleeping in the office, visions of garlic knots dancing in their heads
2. waiting for Santa to come down the chimney and deliver a huge Thanksgiving feast with all the sides
3. stockings full of gravy
4. singing Thanksgiving carols
5. breaking into the wine a day early*

*just kidding, people. It's 8:30 in the morning.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Causing Trouble Edition

1. picking up my niece and nephew this afternoon
2. spoiling them rotten
3. simultaneously using them as unpaid pre-Thanksgiving labor*
4. pre-Thanksgiving Chinese food feasts
5. not having to get up with an alarm tomorrow

*they'll get paid in pie, eventually

Monday, November 24, 2014

Five Things that Don't Suck, Two-Day Week Edition

1. two-day weeks
2. warm weather*
3. having the front yard all raked up and pretty and all
4. relatives that are also family
5. deluding myself that I'll be able to sleep in on Wednesday

*for now

Sunday, November 23, 2014

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

1. the ways in which being out to breakfast is better than being out to lunch
2. my mom's hilarious side of the family*
3. blueberry pancakes**
4. coffee I didn't have to make
5. Jed enjoying the tradition so much that he'll actually get out of bed at 7:30 on a Sunday morning***

*my dad's side of the family is also hilarious, but the brands of hilarity are distinct on both sides
**but don't go assuming that's what I'm gonna have, because my order is usually up for grabs until the waitress shows up
***most of the time