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5 Things I (Mostly) Cannot Live Without

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

5 Things I (Mostly) Cannot Live Without

There's a "5 Things I Cannot Live Without" Linky Party going on over at MomDot, and I decided to join in the fun (I just joined the MomDot community over the weekend and I'm already learning So. Many. Things.).  

I will cut straight to the chase.

Here are 5 Things I (mostly!) Cannot Live Without.


1.  Tea.  I can't even imagine my little world without egregious amounts of Lipton black iced tea in the morning.  No one in my house could imagine it, I bet.  Or maybe they could...but they don't want to.  Tea makes me nice.


2. Boxed wine.  This is kind of a new discovery for me, and I certainly *could* live without it...but why would I?  At the risk of sounding like an old wino...it's amazing.  This box was only $15 at Costco and it's the equivalent of FOUR bottles of wine.  And I can drink it one delicious glass at a time without worrying about wasting the whole bottle (because as much as I like wine, I rarely finish a bottle in one sitting and we usually end up throwing half of it away).  And trust me, this is not your crazy great-aunt's box of wine.  This stuff is legitimately good.  I promise.


3. Phone.  Because how else am I going to text my husband from the comfort of my bed and tell him to bring me things/turn down the air-conditioning/stop screaming at the TV when the Rangers are on?


4. Laptop.  Blogging is where I find happiness, creativity, and even myself sometimes.  Although I don't necessarily write something every single day, I do check emails and read what other people write on a daily basis.  I'm not sure how I'd get by without my trusty little laptop.


5.  Ergo baby carrier.  I don't leave home without my Ergo - if I have Claire, it's coming with me!  This carrier is well-loved and has hauled around two kids now. I use it nearly every day, and there was a time - not so long ago - that I even wore the Ergo while blogging.  In many cases, I prefer it to a stroller and both of my kids have spent hours upon hours in the comfort of this carrier!


Honorable Mention: OK, I know the prompt was for 5 Things I Cannot Live Without, but where would I be without my trusty flat iron?  Oh, I know...I'd be back in 1999 with my insanely frizzy mane that I was constantly brushing because I didn't know what else to do with it.  I can safely say that flat irons changed my life.

Maybe this should take the place of the boxed wine on this list.

OK, it's a toss-up...but, if I had to pick between boxed wine and my flat iron, I'd probably (maybe?) choose straight hair.

So let's just be grateful I don't have to choose.

What are five items you can't live without on a daily basis?  Tell me below or come link up!

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5 Comments:

At August 16, 2012 at 2:39 PM , Blogger Haasiegirl said...

we could be friends! i have a lot of the same things in my life I totally need!

trisha

 
At August 16, 2012 at 3:48 PM , Blogger Carrie said...

This was so easy because I didn't even have to think about what the five items would be...especially the wine, ha!

 
At August 17, 2012 at 9:08 PM , Blogger Anne said...

I have never tried boxed wine, but you make it sound great. I will have to try it soon.

 
At August 18, 2012 at 9:58 AM , Blogger Carrie said...

I'm sure there are some nasty ones out there, but Target and Costco have yet to let me down!

 
At August 28, 2012 at 2:33 PM , Anonymous stool said...

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