Friday’s Fave Five – February 21, 2020

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“Gratitude is like a food group. It is essential for being alive.” ~Henry Winkler

Friday’s Fave Five reminds us to list five favorite people, activities, things, etc from the past week. My five are as follows . . .







ONE. We had a birthday party for a dear niece born on Valentine’s Day 24 years ago. Kadie is smart, funny, creative, loving, and fun to be around. We ate around the fire in the back yard. It was a wonderful way to celebrate her.

TWO. I received 10 Valentine’s Day cards from gal pals. I organized a Valentine’s Day card exchange. That way to could encourage each other with words of affirmation. And we, in turn, could get encouraged by the same.

THREE. I attended a princess themed dinner party with some single women. Scotti cooked us a Middle Eastern feast. We played a princess word search and a fill-in-the-blank game. There was also LOTS of laughter and getting to know each other better by telling/listening to stories of our lives.

FOUR. This week my daughter, Elizabeth, and I actually spent two evenings together. One night we played Boggle. This is my favorite game. I bought it from the thrift store for only $1. For the other night, we watched Independence Day. I haven’t seen that movie since it came out in 1996. It was as exciting to watch now as I remember 24 years ago.

FIVE. I spent many enjoyable hours working on cupcake fondant toppers for a superhero group birthday party. A local agency organized this for underserved kiddos.

Your Turn . . . What is on your favorites list this week? Please share in the comments or link up to Susanne’s weekly meme, Friday’s Fave Five.

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Willow  |  . at .

    Time with friends is a great way to spend any day! I’m glad you had those dinners and especially the time with your daughter.
    Cute cupcakes!


  • 2. wendyj59  |  . at .

    Time out with friends, time with your daughter, sounds like a good week to me. And those cupcakes look very yummy!


  • 3. Susanne  |  . at .

    It looks like a very enjoyable week for you. Love the idea of a Valentine card exchange for affirmation and encouragement. The princess party looked fun. Happy birthday to your niece.


  • 4. Gattina  |  . at .

    A nice and fulfilled week ! I don’t know the game Boogle, we always play scrabble. I will look it up !


  • 5. Karen Clark  |  . at .

    I hadn’t heard of Galentine’s Day until this year. I love your idea of a card exchange and the theme. Enjoy your week, Susan.



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