Tuesday, June 19, 2012

tuesday 10: what I love about...

A second post today! Seriously? Seriously.

Read on. Prepare for having your mind blown.
Just kidding, probably. But you've been warned.

Linking up with one of my favorites, 
Lena @ Mom2MemphisAndRuby
for her final 10 for 4 whole weeks!

This weeks theme is
What I love about _____.
Fill in the blanks! I was always so good at those.

So, I read through everyone's lists that have posted so far, and I'm so torn about what to share! Everyone is sharing why they love their family, boyfriend/husband, etc. Julie at The Funny Thing of it is... made my day with her love note for her cell phone. I actually lol'd. No joke. I almost didn't write a 10, because hers trumped my unwritten 10 in every possible way. 

It's with much consideration that I present you with...

The Top 10 Reasons Why I Love...
My Bed.

1. It generally provides me at least 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night.

2. It is not too hard and not too soft - it really feels like a firm snuggle.

3. It is my very first big girl bed. I mean, not like I've been sleeping in a crib for 29 years. I haven't. But, I haven't had a proper bed before this one. Just a mattress and boxspring on a metal frame. Mine is a real, honest to God, beautiful black wooden sleigh bed. I've been begging B for one since we moved in together, and finally got one when we bought the nest.

4. I can do work while laying in it and my back never hurts.

5. It's accessories are the best. I have a gorgeous light blue and green paisley quilt that I LOVE, and throw blankets coming out of my eyeballs, and two throw pillows (one with roses and one made of burlap with birds on a wire in vintage-y material) that I also love.

6. Memory foam pillow. That's it.

7. It's big enough for my entire family to fit into. That's right. B and I co-sleep with our kids dogs and cats. Conrad always sleeps in my armpit or in the basket of my arm if I sleep on my side. Or with B in his basket. Or under B's butt. Actually Conrad isn't really picky about where he sleeps, as long as it's warm. Lexi generally sleeps along the bottom of the bed, or when she's feeling sassy, on my side of the bed and I have to move her to actually get in my spot. The cats come and go throughout the night. Cessie's favorite spot is somewhere that cuts off my breathing (chest/face/pinching my nostrils shut). Sookie generally stays near my feet... the better for biting them while I sleep. I know this sounds unpleasant, but for me, it's my favorite.

8. I write best in my bed. I swear, the darkness combined with the sheer comfort of the bed itself, is the very best muse I've got.

9. I can look out of my bay window and see the morning sun and super blue sky first thing in the morning. And when I'm not being a total mushroom, that makes me happy.

10. Because I get to wake up and see this...

yup, that's Conrad's foot in a sleeping B's nose. It's the cutest thing that I've ever seen.
B, don't be mad. You look adorable with min pin toes in your nose.

That's it, babes.... Have a great rest of your Tuesday!!!



Lena @ Mom2MemphisAndRuby said...

This is the best list... You & Julie are the coolest!
I love that you said your bed gives you a firm cuddle...lol!!!
Thanks for rockin' the theme this week!

No(dot dot)el said...

You are a girl after my own heart 10 reasons why I love my bed... couldn't have said it better myself. Really this so funny and so great! Happy to be your newest follower.

Michelle said...

Ann...love it! And as a power napper/sleep worshiper I fully appreciate your love letter to your bed. Having been away from mine for the past 7 nights I can't wait to settle in for a good night's sleep tonight! And I love this link-up...hope she does it again so I can play!

Michelle said...

Okay, that was supposed to say "ahhh...love it". Damn auto-correct...

Paige said...

I freaking love your list! and I love my bed! I think I'll go cuddle it...

I'll be hosting the Tuesday10 link up starting next week until the end of July. I'd love it if you'd stop by and link up :)


Julie Marie said...

I heart you jackie!! :) glad I made u laugh. And I love Your top 10. Ahhh yes. Sweet bed. And also welcome to my sponsor team!!

MostWhatMatters said...

Found you through the link up today! I love my bed too man! I always thank the Lord for it at night. I just wish I got UN-interrupted sleep (the children don't allow). Check out my post if you get a chance.

The Dainty Dolls House said...

Wonderful list!! xx

Ariel Tyler said...

Love the picture! Such a fun post! Thank you for sharing!

Cassie {two-in-diapers.blogspot.com} said...

I have a serious attachment to my bed also! And I completely love the photo of your dog. :) I found you via the GFC blog hop and would love for you to follow me back at http://www.two-in-diapers.blogspot.com! :)

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