Monday Listicles

Here we are, with another list of ten.

I was so happy last week, reading everyone’s Christmas wish lists. Sometimes it’s good to put ourselves first, even better to realize we already have many things we truly wanted! It was also great to discover this week’s topic, chosen by Amanda from Lilahbility : LIST OF TEN, HOMETOWN EDITION. Very excited to see where this takes you!

But before we begin, let me tell you that next week you are in for a treat. Bridget came up with a fabulous list of ten for us to write. I had a sneak peek and cannot wait for you to see it. You mission, should you choose to accept it is to find Bridget among this week’s lists, copy and paste her suggestion and fill it in. Easy peasy! And if you are unsure who Bridget is ( how is that even possible?!), a clue for you: she is a mother of twins, twice. Enough said.

And now:

Make a list, check it twice, link it up. Read others. Have fun!


1. You are very picky about your coffee.

2. Eating seafood is nothing special.

3. You never leave the house without a warm jacket, specially to the beach.

4. You never bother checking the weather.

5. You bookmarked tide table.

6. You are from the only simple to pronounce county in Western Washington. Trust me only people who live in Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom know how to say those.

7. You recycle everything.

8. Navy blue is your preferred choice of color. Followed by purple and gold.

9. You know my dog’s name.

10. You never ever want to move away. EVER!

My hometown is so small it fits in my frame. Even though it is officially a city:

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  1. Rach (DonutsMama) December 11, 2011 at 19:09 #

    Oh that picture is gorgeous. My brother used to live in WA state. I’m sorry I never got the chance to visit it as he wasn’t there very long.
    Rach (DonutsMama) recently posted..Life’s Lessons: Not Here

  2. [email protected] Wants This December 11, 2011 at 19:26 #

    Twitter: MamaWantsThis
    I want to live there.

  3. Greta @gfunkified December 11, 2011 at 19:33 #

    Twitter: gfunkified
    I’m from the midwest, so fresh seafood, the beach, consistent weather? All foreign to me!

  4. Jamie December 11, 2011 at 19:41 #

    Twitter: chosenchaos
    Amazing picture… I want to come and visit you and walk the dog! And drink the coffee… and, well all those things!
    Jamie recently posted..happy holiblog!

  5. Cookie's Mom December 11, 2011 at 19:52 #

    Twitter: SJM_CookiesMom
    Your hometown sounds lovely! I miss the water!!
    Cookie’s Mom recently posted..My Favourite Christmas Song Performances

  6. Amanda December 11, 2011 at 21:16 #

    Twitter: lilahbility
    Sounds like my kind of place!
    Amanda recently posted..Where the Heart Is

    • Stasha December 12, 2011 at 21:04 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      We are just a drive away :)

  7. critters and crayons December 11, 2011 at 21:17 #

    Northwest Mommy- Thanks for letting me link up even though I’m a week late! Can’t wait to get Listicle-ing! :)
    critters and crayons recently posted..Monday Listicles: My Christmas Wish List

    • Stasha December 12, 2011 at 21:05 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      You can never be too late or too early around here. Great to have you join in!

  8. Erica M December 11, 2011 at 21:26 #

    Twitter: yhwriteme
    Sooooo pretty. I’d be cold, but very happy.

    • Stasha December 12, 2011 at 21:06 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      You might start missing the traffic. Love your Ode to Houston!

  9. Mama and the City December 11, 2011 at 22:42 #

    Twitter: Mama_AndTheCity
    LOL – those difficult to pronounce words. That would be a disaster for this little chica.

    And, Oh my God! That city, wow. Really? it could have been funny if you have put the hand as in holding the entire city on it. You know, kind of close to the lens type.
    Mama and the City recently posted..The Ghost of my Christmas Past

  10. RoryBore December 11, 2011 at 23:49 #

    Twitter: rorybore
    gorgeous picture just reinforces my own homesickness for my hometown. I adore the little town we currently live in, but I really do miss my birthplace some days. like now.
    RoryBore recently posted..Monday Listicles: My Hometown

  11. serline December 12, 2011 at 02:01 #

    Wow…where is this place? This is definitely a great place for me. I love seafood!:)
    Have a great day!
    serline recently posted..Scavenger Hunt Sunday

  12. Barbara December 12, 2011 at 03:02 #

    Twitter: babspinfrance
    What a great picture. Seafood everyday sounds like heaven to this desert girl!!
    Barbara recently posted..Home is where the heart is…

  13. Alice December 12, 2011 at 04:35 #

    Hey Stasha, I like the windmill.
    I went to The Netherlands recently and they had a bunch of them over there. They make the scene so peaceful.
    Alice recently posted..Interesting Ways to Get Out of Debt Fast

  14. Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell December 12, 2011 at 05:17 #

    I love that you have such warm feelings about your hometown. I really don’t feel the same about mind. Yours is utterly charming!
    Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell recently posted..I Would Rather Take A Severe Beating…

  15. liz December 12, 2011 at 05:28 #

    See. living in the middle of the country like I do, I can’t imagine seafood ever being *not* special.
    liz recently posted..My List for a Merry Christmas

  16. christina December 12, 2011 at 05:41 #

    Twitter: finallymom
    ack, soooo lovely. i love colder temps and i just kNOW i would love it up there!… some day
    christina recently posted..a day in the life of (when we’re home): The Listicle

  17. Twisted Domestic Goddess December 12, 2011 at 05:48 #

    LOVE this list I told B hey listen to this and gave him the tide table one and he was like ummm somewhere in Western WA.My grandparents used to keep track of the tide table as well up in Driftwood Key.

    We moved a lot so I’m trying to figure out which to use for my hometown.
    Twisted Domestic Goddess recently posted..A little bit of sleep is a good thing

  18. Natalie December 12, 2011 at 06:50 #

    Twitter: corp2domestic
    Awww your town looks so beautiful! This is a great list :)
    Natalie recently posted..Dinner and a Movie

  19. Kiddothings December 12, 2011 at 06:51 #

    Twitter: kiddothings
    That is a beautiful town. It looks like a quaint little peaceful town. I love it that you recycle everything. I wish people recycle more over here.
    Kiddothings recently posted..My Hometown

  20. Ado December 12, 2011 at 06:58 #

    I’ve never been to your hometown but now I never want to leave it ever, too! (-:
    You lucky duck.
    Ado recently posted..I Want It All Now

  21. Ally December 12, 2011 at 07:12 #

    Twitter: normalmomally
    Very classic Western Washington! Well done. I enjoyed this list very much :)
    Ally recently posted..New Company Notes To Self – Monday Listicles

  22. Nathan R. December 12, 2011 at 07:20 #

    Twitter: natedogreimer
    I want to come and visit. Sounds awesome!

  23. stacey December 12, 2011 at 07:31 #

    Twitter: staceysmoments
    What a great picture! What a fun place to call home!
    stacey recently posted..On Parenting etc.

  24. Eve December 12, 2011 at 07:38 #

    Twitter: EverythingEvie
    Your hometown sounds awesome and alot like my own WA state hometown!!

  25. Just Jennifer December 12, 2011 at 07:45 #

    Twitter: JenAnnHall
    Oh hey now, there are a couple easy to pronounce counties in Washington! I happen to live in Snohomish county. I wish I could figure out just where you live without asking you, but I’m just not that familiar with the islands off WA. I mean, I know a couple in the San Juans, but maybe you’re not actually IN the San Juans…. You’re so cagey!
    Just Jennifer recently posted..Stocking Stuffers, or Small Useful Things

  26. jacqui December 12, 2011 at 09:06 #

    Twitter: chicktuition
    One day I’m gonna visit your hometown. I’m afraid I won’t want to leave though.
    jacqui recently posted..I’m Not A Good Criminal…

  27. Charlotte December 12, 2011 at 10:58 #

    Twitter: MyPixieBlog
    Oh, wow… that just looks (and sounds) breathtaking. And love that you recycle everything :)
    Charlotte recently posted..The good news is we could live through a snowstorm together

  28. Angela Johnson December 12, 2011 at 11:19 #

    Twitter: aejohnson3131
    Love this hop I will have join next week. Sound like you live a in pretty small town or is it suburban area. Never the less sound kinda awesome.

  29. Danielle December 12, 2011 at 11:52 #

    LOVE IT!!! I need to go write my list…I need to assign someone to remind me every Sunday night, this is getting out of hand. ANYWHO…your list is fantastic and ill make it hard to come up with new ones for my list. I may or may not have to take a couple…oh I have an idea!!! Off I go…….
    Danielle recently posted..One More Birthday Please

  30. Gina December 12, 2011 at 13:16 #

    HA- definitely different than here- that’s for sure :) BEAUTIFUL photo of your home! So charming
    Gina recently posted..Monday Rewind- 12/12/2011

  31. Bridget December 12, 2011 at 14:48 #

    Twitter: twinisms
    Looks lovely! Small towns are great!
    Bridget recently posted..Monday Listicles

  32. Moomser December 12, 2011 at 15:16 #

    Twitter: moomser
    I love that windmill! Your hometown looks so peaceful…
    Moomser recently posted..Deep in the heart of Texas – Monday Listicles

  33. Moomser December 12, 2011 at 15:21 #

    Twitter: moomser
    OMG, I’m so sorry, I accidentally entered the link three times, thought it wasn’t working or I was doing something wrong!!!
    Moomser recently posted..Deep in the heart of Texas – Monday Listicles

  34. GOOD December 12, 2011 at 16:45 #

    Your article is very good. So it is academic. I like very much. Thank you.

  35. Rachel (Totally Ovar It) December 12, 2011 at 17:09 #

    Twitter: resp1016
    Again, you nailed it! Had the tide tables bookmarked until we sold our Erickson 23 last summer. We should have a PNW meet up!
    Rachel (Totally Ovar It) recently posted..My Hometown, aka The Quah

  36. Jackie December 12, 2011 at 19:24 #

    Twitter: notwifezilla
    Looks like you live in the perfect little place Stasha! I love how everyone knows your dog too!

  37. Jessica December 12, 2011 at 22:41 #

    Twitter: Mytimeasmom
    I want to visit where you live but mostly so I can hang out with you and find out your dog’s name.
    Jessica recently posted..Dear Santa, I Promise My Requests Are Simple

  38. audrey December 13, 2011 at 06:00 #

    I don’t recognize your town… Hm… It looks cute and sounds wonderful though!

  39. Buckeroomama December 13, 2011 at 07:10 #

    Twitter: Buckeroomama
    We’d passed through WA on our way to OR this summer and what little I saw I really liked. I hope next time we could stay and visit longer beyond a stop at the premium outlet. :)

    Lovely shot!
    Buckeroomama recently posted..Not an Angel But a Camel

  40. Roxanne December 13, 2011 at 08:59 #

    Twitter: roxisbrilliant
    Now I want to know how to pronounce Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom!



    Roxanne recently posted..Monday Listicles

  41. Mirjam December 13, 2011 at 13:13 #

    Twitter: applesndroses
    Your hometown sounds wonderful!
    I grew up in a small town too, and loved it!
    Mirjam recently posted..Storm

  42. Brooke Williams December 13, 2011 at 13:14 #

    You have a great blog!

    I have a blog as well, but I’m only able to update it when big events occur so I can remember them later in my daughter’s life. ☺

    I am a freelance writer and I was wondering if you’d be interested in a writing opportunity I have for moms.

    Email me for details: [email protected]

  43. Runnermom-jen December 13, 2011 at 18:16 #

    Twitter: runnermomjen
    I would definitely love to visit your hometown! We could have coffee together…I’m very picky about mine ;)
    Runnermom-jen recently posted..The Many Faces…

  44. My Inner Chick December 13, 2011 at 19:00 #

    Twitter: krrobi
    —Lovely place to live, Stasha.

    What is your dog’s name anyhow? x
    My Inner Chick recently posted..My Christmas List for Mr Liverpool

  45. June @mamawearpapashirt December 13, 2011 at 23:42 #

    Twitter: Yjune
    Can I be your neighbor? :P
    June @mamawearpapashirt recently posted..The end of tyrannosaurus twos

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