Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Bewitchingyou's Bests [[for the Year]]

So if anyone reads, you know that at the end of every year, they have a page that is dedicated to the "Best of 2011". It may be about style, funny quotes, whatever floats their boat. I have decided to do the same thing, but in blog form.
Note: Just to keep each category from being too long (no one wants to read one blog entry that takes an hr to read), I am only going to choose the top five.

My Top 5 Obsessions:
  • Twilight (the release of Breaking Dawn)
  • True Blood
  • Blogging
  • Crafting (esp. this Halloween)
  • Reading
My Top 5 TV Shows:
  • True Blood
  • Dexter
  • Law and Order: SVU
  • Once Upon a Time
  • Pan Am
My Top Five Favorite Quotes:
  • "Light up the darkness" - Bob Marley
  • "I try to believe in as many as six impossible things before breakfast." - Alice Kingsley
  • "Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute." - Gil Stern
  • "The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude... I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it." - Charles Swindoll
  • "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” -
    Mahatma Gandhi
My Top Five Favorite Blogs:
(in no particular order - this was HARD as I read so many!)
My Top Five Favorite Blog Posts:
(in no particular order)
 My Top Five Favorite Websites:
My Top Five Memorable Moments of 2011:
(in no particular order)
  • AC and I buying our first house
  • My mother-in-law's 50th surprise party
  • Our first Halloween as haunters
  • The birth of my "niece" Lauren
  • Any moment spent with my grandparents
My Top Five Favorite Activities:
  • Reading
  • Marathon sessions of True Blood
  • Blogging
  • Gardening
I also want to wish everyone a great holiday (Christmas & New Year's). I have really enjoyed following along, reading about your lives and ideas/opinions. It's great to make new friends that are just as crazy (or crazier) than I am.

Until Christmas...

xoxo Nicole


  1. Nicole, you just beautifully accomplished your favorite quote, "Light up the darkness"! You have no idea the lift you gave me today. A little set of black clouds accumulating overhead just evaporated. Thank you so much♥♥♥
    This is a wonderful post filled with awesome things we both love. Have a perfectly wonderful Holiday...hugs from here!

  2. Bravo. You have inspired me to do a similar post... after Christmas though ;) Thanks for your support and for putting me in your favorite things!

  3. great post Nicole. Love all of your top fives.

    Happy Yule, V.

  4. Marilyn, you guys have done the same for me! :) I feel like this is a community where we can all laugh (with, at) and cry together. I feel like I know each of you, just like I do my friends here "in person". I hope that whatever you are going through isn't serious and that someone will always be there to "save the day". :) Hope you have a great holiday!

    Ked - Thanks! I can't wait to read yours post -- I'm sure it will be very entertaining! One request though? More funny pics of Lilly!

    Vivienne - Thank you! I have really enjoyed following your blog... I like that it isn't focused on one "specific" topic. Happy holidays to you and your girls! :]

  5. Thanks for liking my Tillson Street post! It was really fun researching that one!

    This is a really neat idea.

  6. Nicole- I am truly honored to be included in anything you do. Thank you for the lovely compliment. I enjoyed reading your list and cannot wait to follow up reading of your favorites. I am sure they will be excellent. Have a Very Merry Christmas and Happy Solstice!

  7. Lady M- You just proved my point :) Thank you for the generous comment :]