3/3/11

day 3: nennie-poo

My niece is at that age right now where playing dress up, running in the grass, and batting her long lashes will make everyone wrap aroundthat little finger of hers. I hate to admit being one to fall for it, but I absolutely adore her. Granted, if she misses a nap or you dont let her change into her fourth dress that day, she may get a little crabby.
But spending the day with her put a huge smile on my face. Last weekend I watched her while my sister went to a bachlorette party the entire day. She went to 2 different bookstores with me, and Ill tell you what, the two of us could have spent hours there. Then we came home, played dress up with the Oliva toy she hoodwinked me into buying her at Barnes and Noble (hence the red bows in my hair in above picture)
I also thought it would be a great idea to take her to a new frozen yogurt shop down by the beach I heard about. We pull up and she instantly remembers that the parking lot we are in is the one we park at to go to Hoffmans Ice Cream (not the one I was planing on going to). After ice cream it was time to go back home.And yes that would be the second dress in her arms for the day.
We ended the day by baking raspberry bars in my kitchen. It makes me so happy to think that one day I will have a little girl of my own. And hopefully I she will be just as sweet and adorable as my nennie-poo.

THE LIST:
Day 1.  What does beauty mean to you?
Day 2.  What makes you uniquely you?
Day 3. Post a photo of something/someone that makes you happy.
Day 4.  Style 31.  Post a pic of you in your favorite outfit.
Day 5.  Write a blog thanking someone who has made your heart come alive.
Day 6.  Write a letter to your teenage self.
Day 7.  Write a blog to encourage another beautiful woman.
Day 8.  Have a beauty secret (e.g. hair tip, make up tip)?  Share, please!
Day 9.  What virtues do you value in yourself?
Day 10.  What have the women in your life taught you about being a wife, mom, or friend? (Or just woman in general?)
Day 11.  Post a recipe.  Or if you don't cook, try a new recipe and write about how it turned out (pictures please!).
Day 12.  Write about what wears you out as a woman.
Day 13.  Write about something you would like to change about yourself for the better.
Day 14.  Style 31.  Post an outfit pic!
Day 15.  Write to encourage a friend.  Inspire her beauty.
Day 16.  Write a letter to your daughter, or a young girl in your life.  Tell her what beauty means.
Day 17.  Write about 3 things that make you happy.
Day 18.  Describe your personality.
Day 19.  Write about your favorite comfort food (we are women- we ALL have comfort food!)
Day 20.  Write about your job and why you love it or hate it.  
Day 21.  Write a letter to your husband to encourage him (or if you are single- your future husband.)
Day 22.  What is one of your favorite quotes and why?
Day 23.  What are your strengths?  What are your weaknesses?
Day 24.  Write about your most vivid childhood memory. Post a picture of you taken over ten years ago.
Day 25.  Style 31.  Post a pic of your favorite comfy clothes.
Day 26.  What do you hope your grandchildren will say about you someday when you are gone?
Day 27.  Who's your celebrity look-a-like?
Day 28.  Write about your insecurities as a woman.
Day 29.  Write about "a day in the life of me."  (Pics are great!)
Day 30.  Who is your role model as a woman?
Day 31.  Write about your dreams and goals as a beautiful woman!


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