October 3, 2014

Things I Can't Live Without... Kind of

Home sweet home.  I'm back from my work trip to Milwaukee and it feels good.  Traveling a lot for work makes you appreciate some really small trivial things.  I know in the grand scheme of things - these aren't super important, but I do love them and I would rather not live without them if possible.


1.  Coffee - This is part of my morning routine.  I love drinking coffee out of my favorite mugs.  I love the smell of hot coffee throughout my kitchen and the funny noises that our Keurig makes.

2.  DVR - So what, I love TV.  I don't watch it when the weather is too nice, but in the winter, I love to binge watch my favorites.  I hate commercials and love a good pause button.

3.  My laptop and the world wide web - This is how I get my information most days.  I couldn't work, blog or keep up with our family & friends back in Minnesota as much without it.  I love books and paper, but for most of the little things, I'm so grateful to have my laptop.  I have a separate work laptop and personal laptop, so when I get home and can put the big work computer away, I'm so happy.

4.  Good blankets - I have the best blanket ever and I couldn't live without it.  Blankets are something that I take seriously.  They have to be soft and cozy and perfect.

5.  A stocked kitchen - Being able to pour a glass of wine or eat leftover mac & cheese at my apartment is so much better than having to put on a bra, real shoes and leave my hotel room to go downstairs and buy an expensive glass of wine and a sad excuse for a late night snack if I'm working late.  We always keep cold pressed juice, wine, cheese, peanut butter, beer, coffee, at least one pan of leftovers, fruits/vegetables and Clif bars in the kitchen... always.

So that is my list and I may be a little ridiculously spoiled, but I love being home.

What can't you live without?  Go link up with Blogtober and share.  Happy Friday!



13 comments:

  1. I love coffee, a total MUST!

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  2. A stocked kitchen - SO true! Though I'm not a big coffee fan, I have to agree, an early morning with the smell of coffee brewing is quite wonderful.

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  3. I didn't know I needed a DVR until I had one! I also don't know how I got things done before coffee...

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  4. Fully stocked kitchen. And awesome blankets. Perfect.

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  5. Completely agree on the fully stocked kitchen. Nothing better!

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  6. being home is the absolute best. nothing beats it!

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  7. I love to travel but there is nothing in the world like being home. Preferably under a blanket, drinking coffee and reading a book while the dogs lay on me and MFD is yapping in the background. All sans bra, of course.

    I don't even know who I am...I have very little interest in what's on my DVR these days.

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  8. Coffee and internet - yes! Welcome home sista! Enjoy your weekend!

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  9. First thing in the morning - coffee of course. I mean who can even survive a morning without a good fresh cup, right?! I think this would totally be my pick for today's prompt, if there was no tea in the world. ;)
    xo,
    Luchessa @ http://luchessa.org/

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  10. I couldn't live without music. When words fail me, I can aways rely on some type of music to speak my mind. Books. Warm blankets. Dippin Dots. Friends/Family. And as I type this, I'm curled on my couch with a "Oh, fuck it, I'll have another cup" cup of coffee.

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  11. DVR is super essential. I'm with you there.

    It has taken me over 8 years of being out of my parent's house to learn how to keep a stocked pantry. It's a necessary skill set!

    Happy Friday!

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Thanks for reading my ramblings. It makes my heart happy.