Wednesday, February 29, 2012

These are A Few of Our Favorite Things

{This is the final post in the Things We Love series! To catch all the fun, you can click HERE to begin with the first post.}

When we began to think about all of the Things We Love at The Wright Place each family member contributed an idea that centered on the general theme of "favorite things" and it is with that simple idea, that we wrap up all of the February fun.

So in list and link form, these are a few of our FAVORITE things: (click on the colored links for more information if you are interested!)

Our favorite restaurant...the local Mexican restaurant with The Olive Garden coming a close second

Some of My Man's Favorite movies...The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Black Hawk Down, Sherlock Holmes

Some of my favs...When Harry Met Sally, The Holiday, The Egg and I, You've Got Mail, Adam's Rib

Darrin's favorite books...David by Chuck Swindoll, Disciplines of a Godly Man by Kent Hughes, Finishing Strong by Steve Farrar

Some of my favorites...I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, The Mitford Series by Jan Karon, Flavia de Luce mysteries by Alan Bradley, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer, The Ark by Margot Benary-Isbert, Daddy-Long-Legs by Jane Webster, and especially 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff.

Cole's favorite authors...Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and other series, John Feinstein's sports books for kids, and all books by the writing team of Ridley Pearson and Dave Berry especially the Peter and the Starcatchers series.

Megan's favorites...Jenna Lucado, Max Lucado & Andrew Clements' The Keepers of the School series

Kate enjoys reading lots of chapter books, especially Ivy and Bean books by Annie Barrows

Molly is currently smitten with The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones and narrated by her daddy!

Our favorite TV shows...Castle, NCIS, White Collar, The West Wing, The Unit

The kids' favorite shows...anything on ESPN (Cole), Good Luck Charlie, WipeOut and America's Funniest Home Videos

Our favorite ice cream flavors: Ben & Jerry's Vanilla Heath Bar Crunch, Ben & Jerry's Oatmeal Cookie Chunk, Mango Island Sorbet, & Moose Tracks

We also enjoy Starbucks Caramel Macchiatos and Sheets Seriously Dark Roast Coffee while the kids especially like the vanilla hot chocolate at both establishments!

There you have it...some of our favorite things!

The last Thing We Love? Our Readers!!

Thanks so much for reading The Wright Place this February as we've shared some of the Things We Love! Now, onward into SPRING!!

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