Saturday, December 19, 2009

The Bests: Dec 1st-19th

Found this over at this site...

What is the challenge?

A look back on your year. A time for reflection. A chance to make new friends.

How to participate in 5 simple steps:

1. Write on one or all thirty-one of the prompts for the month of December

2. A post can be a sentence, photo or 3,000 word essay

3. Link up your blog or Twitter account if you're going to tweet your bests, on the list below (add your name to the bottom where it says: You are next...CLICK HERE to enter your link)

4. Tag your posts and photos #best09. (These are the posts I've read so far, saved on Delicious daily.)

5. Share your best moments of 2009 over the course of December. Don't get hung up on details or length - if there's an aspect of the question that doesn't resonate, change it to meet your needs.

The #best09 Prompts

December 1 Trip. What was your best trip in 2009?

Vegas August with the fam and one of my besties Rebekah!

This is our 3rd time to Vegas together and everytime we take a funny hat pic!

December 2 Restaurant moment. Share the best restaurant experience you had this year. Who was there? What made it amazing? What taste stands out in your mind?

Well....... Brian and I were at this casual Mexican restaurant just having an every night dinner (I think I was in sweats) and he brought up us getting engaged and would I accept wearing his Granny's ring until he could save up money and upgrade.. We both cried and its a moment I'll never forget.. FYI no he did not propose then nor as he yet

December 3 Article. What's an article that you read that blew you away? That you shared with all your friends. That you Delicious'd and reference throughout the year.

I'm not really big on reading the newspaper or even reading magazines, I just glance threw both... But I have read a couple Education books this year that I think will help me in my future classroom!

December 4 Book. What book - fiction or non - touched you? Where were you when you read it? Have you bought and given away multiple copies?

Captivating. Yes I bought a copy and gave it to Rachael, she read it within a few days!

December 5 Night out. Did you have a night out with friends or a loved one that rocked your world? Who was there? What was the highlight of the night?

Yes several.. See pics below!

Janurary: Out for Heather's B~Day!

Feb: Houston Live stock show and rodeo famous COOK OFF!!! Fav time of the year for me :)

March: Wild West for my 24th Bday!

Also @ my 24th Birthday celebration!

April: Round Up (wakeboard competition)

May: Megan's Bachlorette party!!!!!!

Ok I think you guys get the picture, yes I have pleanty of fun nights.... Moving on!

December 6 Workshop or conference. Was there a conference or workshop you attended that was especially beneficial? Where was it? What did you learn?

Yes, Education workshop at Houston Baptist University and also one at the Houston Zoo

December 7 Blog find of the year. That gem of a blog you can't believe you didn't know about until this year.

TONS! Any wedding blogs, bride's blogs etc. I love reading anything wedding related

and Lindsey over at Longhorn in Houston!

December 8 Moment of peace. An hour or a day or a week of solitude. What was the quality of your breath? The state of your mind? How did you get there?

Any of my time spent alone... I love my alone time!

December 9 Challenge. Something that really made you grow this year. That made you go to your edge and then some. What made it the best challenge of the year for you?

Getting a personal trainer..... And loosing weight in general

December 10 Album of the year. What's rocking your world?

Chris Tomlin

December 11 The best place. A coffee shop? A pub? A retreat center? A cubicle? A nook?

Ummm Hotel ZaZa for Megan's and Lindsey's Bachlorette parties

December 12 New food. You're now in love with Lebanese food and you didn't even know what it was in January of this year.

December 13 What's the best change you made to the place you live?

Cleaner rooms...

December 14 Rush. When did you get your best rush of the year?

I'm not a big risk taker... I'm afraid of heights, I get sick on roller coasters... But I would have to say going on the Zip Line in St. Marteen wait that will be 2010, umm Wakeboarding every weekend at the river!

December 15 Best packaging. Did your headphones come in a sweet case? See a bottle of tea in another country that stood off the shelves?

Don't recall...

December 16 Tea of the year. I can taste my favorite tea right now. What's yours?

Green Tea from Starbucks, hands down!!!! Or hot green tea at home...

December 17 Word or phrase. A word that encapsulates your year. "2009 was _____."

I'd have to say the silly talk that Brian and I do all the time, noone has ever heard or will hear it, ha!

December 18 Shop. Online or offline, where did you spend most of your mad money this year?

Online for sure! I did all of my Christmas shopping online this year!

December 19 Car ride. What did you see? How did it smell? Did you eat anything as you drove there? Who were you with?

I would have to say Road trips to San Marcos and Dallas, just loving see parts of Texas


Lindsey said...

So cute! You are SO not in a blogging me...your dear friend. I will make a grand attempt to blog!

The Hardwick's said...

So cute! It's okay not to blog for a little while! You have a lot going on this time of year! Don't feel bad about it!


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