Monday Listicles

We are back. Test Listicling.

Let me start by giving Ellen and Erin, The Sensible moms, a big shout out for choosing a smashing topic that was so much fun to write a list for last week. As you can tell I am avoiding writing the title, because I think I finally stopped humming that silly tune. Yes, that one. You are welcome. Thanks again ladies.

I am so very excited about next week. My dear neat and orderly friend Kim is going to call the topic for us. Your mission, should you choose to except it, is to find Kim’s blog among the linked bellow, find out what she chose and write it. Easy peasy. In case you do not know the super funny Kim Pugliano, remember G is Silent.

Right here, right now, show me what $1000 will buy you!

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

 

 

HOW TO SPEND $1000 IN 10 STEPS

 

1. Gas up.

2. Drive down to Mount St. Helens.

3. Spend the night at the campsite. Or two. Or three.

4. Take a helicopter tour and fly over the lava dome.

5. Stop in IKEA and buy the stuffed carrot toy.

6. Stop in Seattle and have sushi in Japonessa.

7. Go to Pike Place Market and get half dozen donuts with sprinkles.

8. Stop at the delicatessen and stock up on Slovenian dark chocolate with sea salt.

7. Sit down at a coffee shop and watch the world go by.

8. Cheesecake.

9. Stop at a LEGO store on our way home and blow the rest of the money.

10. One more latte and scone for the road.

Apparently I should have said $10.000…

Mt St Helens steaming October 2004

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  1. Posted June 17, 2012 at 19:38 by just keep swimming | Permalink

    Twitter:
    I absolutely love how you would spend your money. May I ride along?
    p.s. I’ve been wanting to join your Monday Listicles for a while. What a fun idea!
    just keep swimming recently posted..If I Had $1000..

  2. Posted June 17, 2012 at 19:49 by Rach (DonutsMama) | Permalink

    Sushi sounds wonderful! And at the prices it’s going for, $1000 would be great!
    Rach (DonutsMama) recently posted..Eeek! I’m Famous!

  3. Posted June 17, 2012 at 19:52 by Kim | Permalink

    I think a road trip with you would be very memorable Stasha! I hope one day we can meet!!
    Kim recently posted..Mad Money

  4. Posted June 17, 2012 at 19:57 by Steph | Permalink

    Great list! I’ll have to think about this one. It’s amazing just how quick $1000 goes!
    Steph recently posted..Playing Hooky

  5. Posted June 17, 2012 at 20:12 by [email protected] | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Alright, wait for me, I’m coming with you.

  6. Posted June 17, 2012 at 20:17 by paul | Permalink

    Volcano watching, sushi, doughnuts and lattes, I’m in.
    paul recently posted..So Long, Farewell

  7. Posted June 17, 2012 at 20:20 by The Sisterhood | Permalink

    Twitter:
    All I can say is that you are the best. Room for one more in that helicopter? Ellen
    The Sisterhood recently posted..Park Quest and 1000 Dollars

  8. Posted June 17, 2012 at 20:34 by Cookie's Mom | Permalink

    Twitter:
    That sounds like a fun weekend! What a fun topic – $1000 to burn – no guilt, I assume? Awesome!
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  9. Posted June 17, 2012 at 20:37 by Delilah | Permalink

    Twitter:
    I love your list. I might spend my $1000 to come with you. Haha! Of course, there’s a pink unicorn named Starshine on my list sooooo….tough call.
    Delilah recently posted..If I had $1000 I Would….

  10. Posted June 17, 2012 at 21:07 by Ai Sakura | Permalink

    Twitter:
    erm yes, pretty sure you would have spent $1k by #3 or #4 :P Mmmmm cheesecake. Craving for one now!
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  11. Posted June 17, 2012 at 21:15 by Christine | Permalink

    Twitter:
    $1000 isn’t nearly enough!! But I do love that you would take a road trip and make a stop at Ikea to buy a stuffed carrot toy. But of course!
    Christine recently posted..Preschool Graduate

  12. Posted June 17, 2012 at 21:17 by Tonya | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Ack! I’m sorry I haven’t linked up to your wonderful meme or visited your site in a while. I loved today’s!! And I love that our lists are similar in many ways.

    $1000 can really far, if you want it too. :)
    Tonya recently posted..Something’s Missing

  13. Posted June 17, 2012 at 21:34 by Bruna | Permalink

    Twitter:
    OH my, I`ll come. Sounds like so much fun. I`m up for sushi, scones and lattes any day!

    $1000 would be good too!
    Bruna recently posted..living in my moment

  14. Posted June 17, 2012 at 22:30 by Bridget | Permalink

    Twitter:
    That sounds like a perfect day. I’d love to share it with you friend!
    Bridget recently posted..Fancy Feet

  15. Posted June 17, 2012 at 23:03 by darcelle | Permalink

    Jealous! Must meet when relatives are gone to get the scoop. Will bribe you with scones or rice cakes whichever is allowed on your diet that day!

  16. Posted June 18, 2012 at 03:05 by Mark | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Yep, if someone handed me $1000.00, I’d break down and buy the stuffed carrot toy too!
    m.
    Mark recently posted.."Emotion that’s taking me over"

  17. Posted June 18, 2012 at 04:54 by Jenn | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Lego’s are seriously expensive aren’t they? LOL. Great List!!
    Jenn recently posted..Top Ten Reasons I’m Glad I Was Born in the 80′s

  18. Posted June 18, 2012 at 05:37 by Ducky | Permalink

    Twitter:
    $1000 was a tad limiting however sprinkled donuts sound just fabulous this morning! Loved the list topic. It was harder than I thought!
    Ducky recently posted..A Million Dollars

  19. Posted June 18, 2012 at 06:04 by Barbara | Permalink

    Twitter:
    The amount of lattes I could buy! #5 had me cracking up.
    Barbara recently posted..Happy Half Birthday Noah

  20. Posted June 18, 2012 at 06:10 by hollow tree ventures | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Oooh, you make me want to rewrite my list! I forgot to request a helicopter AND I didn’t ask for any coffee. What’s wrong with me?!?!?
    hollow tree ventures recently posted..A Grand Waste of Cash

  21. Posted June 18, 2012 at 06:27 by Terri Sonoda | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Love ‘em all, especially 2, 7,8 and 10. I think we can both agree on Coffee when given any chance to purchase. LOL
    Terri Sonoda recently posted..Monday Listicles – How a local spends a thousand bucks in Vegas

  22. Posted June 18, 2012 at 07:47 by SouthMainMuse | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Yes, that does sound more like a 10,000 dollar excursion. Wonderful way to spend $10,000. It would be no problem for my son to spend $1,000 in the LEGO store alone. In 30 minutes.
    SouthMainMuse recently posted..$1000. Ten Things. Heck Yeah.

  23. Posted June 18, 2012 at 08:00 by Ally | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Let’s go camping!! I would skip the helicopter ride (because they freak me out), but I’ll hold down the campsite while you take it in!

    And that Slovenian chocolate is divine!
    Ally recently posted..$1,000 For Me – Monday Listicles

  24. Posted June 18, 2012 at 09:00 by Just Jennifer | Permalink

    Twitter:
    OK so, you have to stop by here and pick me up on the way! I’ll give up what I was gonna spend the money on!
    Just Jennifer recently posted..A Thousand Dollars

  25. Posted June 18, 2012 at 10:00 by Brandee | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Can I join you? That sounds like a great day. And 2 lattes in one day? Plus a scone and cheesecake? You and I were destined to be close friends.
    Brandee recently posted..If I had $1000 dollars, I’d buy you a…

  26. Posted June 18, 2012 at 11:22 by Sharon | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Ok, wait. Camping, IKEA, sushi, donuts, scone?! Are you ME? :) Love your list!
    Sharon recently posted..Painting A Dinosaur

  27. Posted June 18, 2012 at 15:01 by Rachee Fagg | Permalink

    Twitter:
    I love that your list had multiple number 7′s and 8′s. HAHAHAHAHA!
    Glad to play along again!
    -r
    Rachee Fagg recently posted..Monday Listicles: Ten Bens

    • Posted June 19, 2012 at 00:26 by Stasha | Permalink

      You were the only one that noticed :) I think I would get away with embezzlement quite easily…

  28. Posted June 19, 2012 at 00:07 by Diane | Permalink

    Twitter:
    I am SO in for the helicopter ride. Do you mean to tell me you can actually go into IKEA and come out with just the one item??? You ARE amazing!

    Love your list! D
    Diane recently posted..A Pocketful of Cash…#Monday Listicles

  29. Posted June 19, 2012 at 01:35 by Liz | Permalink

    Twitter:
    LOVE your list!! Love that you snuck in a couple of extra things ;)
    I’m still working on my list!! Love the photo at the end… that’s quite a capture!!
    Liz recently posted..Autumn leaves in Winter

  30. Posted June 19, 2012 at 03:11 by Katie E | Permalink

    Twitter:
    I should have remembered cheesecake on my list! And yes, you should have given us $10,000. Can you find some kind of sponsor for this who will give all the participants real money? :)
    Katie E recently posted..Monday Listicles: If I Had $1,000 to Spend

  31. Posted June 19, 2012 at 07:46 by Bea | Permalink

    I would book a trip to my mom in the UK. I haven’t seen her for a couple of months.
    Bea recently posted..Die Beleuchtung meiner neuen Wohnung

  32. Posted June 19, 2012 at 19:26 by Anna | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Oh my gosh, I love your list so much – it made me homesick :) Pike Place market is my all time favorite stop in Seattle, the flowers, the food, the coffee shops, all wonderful! I like how your list is full of small but awesome moments and treasures. I’ve been off my game with writing, I’m sorry I missed linking up but will be back soon :)
    Anna recently posted..Quiet Spaces

  33. Posted June 19, 2012 at 22:43 by Recovering Supermom | Permalink

    Love the idea of the helicopter ride! How awesome would that be?!?
    Recovering Supermom recently posted..A Cool Grand

  34. Posted June 22, 2012 at 10:50 by Jessica | Permalink

    Twitter:
    Your list makes me hungry. And the stuffed carrot toy? I think we may have that! :)

  35. Posted June 23, 2012 at 04:34 by Melissa | Permalink

    I think that it won’t be a problem for any woman to spend 1000$ in 10 steps))
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