Favorite Things

A changing list of books, people, products and beautiful things that bring me joy.

If you are interested in having your product featured here, email me at 52beautifulthings at gmail dot com.

Here are few things that are keeping me coming back.

Blursday – Quarantine 2020

Artisan Sourdough Made Simple: A Beginner’s Guide to Delicious Handcrafted Bread
Yoga with Adrienne videos using this mat and this bolster
Starbucks Pike Place Coffee with Vanilla Torani syrup– they also do instant if you are into the whipped coffee craze
Health supplements including TumericZinc, Echinacea Sleepytime Tea, and Power Adapt for my anxiety
Schitt’s Creek
Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro
In Pieces by Sally Field
Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Turtles All the Way Down by John Greene
The Year of Living Danishly:Uncovering the Secrests of the World’s Happiest Country by Helen Russell
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

February 2020

The BFG by Roald Dahl
Snake Skin boots
Surface Dry Shampoo
Salt Lamp Tea Lights
Blue thistles, and tiny, delicate blooms of chamomile

January 2020

Yoga Bolster
Wine Bottle Gnomes
These journals already come with page numbers!
Photo books by Shutterfly
Magnolia Table Cookbook

December 2019

“Eight is a lot of legs David.” – the best line from Love Actually
Pair this shortbread with Scotch
Simmer Scents
Dried oranges – I followed 
this simple recipe
Advent Devotional by Ann Voskamp

October 2019

Roasted chicken
One Hope Wine
Candy corn
Classic T’s 
Rising Strong
 by Brene Brown

September 2019

Bursts of Brilliance for a Creative Life
Bring me a cannoli

Annie Sloan chalk paint
Big Little Lies
Spiralizing zucchini

August 2019

Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Toms with Sloths on them
Lily Kershaw
Utter Nonsense
The big box of crayons

July 2019

Ursa Major Skin Care
No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work

This foccacia recipe
Watermelon Cucumber Cooler

June 2019

Get a temporary tattoo
Eat a wholesome breakfast
Wear Your Feelings
Invest in Lavender Shampoo
Read, or Watch, Good Omens

May 2019

Rob Bell’s book What We Talk About When We Talk About God
Paul Mitchell Extra-Body Boost Root Lifter
Brene’ Brown’s Netflix special
Peas and Beans and Lettuce
Strawberry Bubly Water

April 2019

Mrs. Meyer’s Cleaning Supplies
This mop holder 
Fox Farm fertilizer 
“Becoming” by Michelle Obama

March 2019

Red Flags – The Game of Terrible Dates
Jacobsen Salt Co. Caramels
Blackwing Pencils

February 2019

The Color of Life: A Journey toward Love and Racial Justice by Cara Meredith
this recipe for applesauces in a crockpot like this one
Twinings Sleep Tea
Maldon Salt
Wine Colored Tights

January 2019

Electric Fondue Pot
Pick Your Word
Miles Davis on vinyl

December 2018

Whirly Pops and faux garland 
Ingrid Michaelson’s Songs For The Season
French Press Ornaments

November 2018

Jag Jeans 
Pink Lipstick
Hot Apple Cider with Brandy in it
We were GIFTED a dishwasher

October 2018

The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom by Helen Thorpe
The Shack by WM. Paul Young
Dandelion Travel adapter 
Recipes from Minnesota with Love
French Perfume

September 2018

Stationary by Emily Howell
Moon River by Carla Bruni
These SmartWool Running Socks
What Happened by Hillary Clinton

August 2018
Here for You Blog by Kellyn Shoecraft
Aaron Hill Photography
Dead Parent’s Society Podcast
Justin’s Chocolate Hazelnut Butter 
Jenny Stoecker

July 2018
A Brief for The Defense – by Jack Gilbert
Lynn Schwebach
Grumpy Old Ove
Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans
4th of July Gear

June 2018
Trader Joes Ice Cream Bon Bons
this lovely little Etsy shop
Hiking Pants
Garden Gnome Home 
Native Deodorant

May 2018
The Exotic and the Mundane – One couple, a bold decision, and the life-changing adventure that followed by Joyce Dickens
How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind  by Leah Weiss, Ph.d
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
This cookbook – Pizza on the Grill
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera

April 2018
Cadbury Mini Eggs
War on a Sunday Morning (Home-Front Heroes) by Teresa Funke
Ugh Mug
Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Liquid Soap 

March 2018
Bite Lipstick
One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann Voskamp
30 Days of Yoga with Adrienne
Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Sleepytime
Need a baby gift?

February 2018
Felt Letter Boards
This Spiralizer
Groundhog Day
Air Plants

January 2018
The Little Paris Bookshop: A Novel by Nina George
PG tips Premium Black Tea 
Happy Birthday to Me
T-Shirts with Dogs on Them
Moleskine Classic Notebook and these pens with this coffee.

December 2017
Calligraphy by Emily Howell
Eggnog Lattes
Star Garlands
Love Actually
Christmas Nativity Set 

November 2017
The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
Isle of Skye Board Game
Lollia In Love Shea Butter Handcreme

October 2017
Candy Corn
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
Pumpkin bread – Recipes from Minnesota With Love
Short Boots
Football is back – Blue Moon

September 2017
University of Colorado CU Buffaloes Alumni Nation Stripes Flag
NCAA University of Colorado Buffaloes Custom Athletic Crew Socks
Stumptown Coffee
This Osprey Daypack
Lauren Graham’s Book
This video.

August 2017
The Story You Need to Tell: Writing to Heal from Trauma, Illness, or Loss by Sandra Marinella
Essie nail polish 
Ansel Adams Artwork
Be Brave T Shirt 

July 2017
Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home
Popsicle Molds Set – 6 Ice Pop Makers + Ice Cream Recipes E-book
Citronella Tub Candles

Globe String Lights with Clear Bulbs
Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence

June 2017
Gold and Navy Blue Paper Drinking Straws
Fun Express 12 Mini Pirate Rubber Ducks Duckie Ducky Party Favors Novelty (1 Dozen)Asti Cinzano 750 ml
Jobe’s Tomato Fertilizer Spikes,
Mattel Blokus Game

May 2017
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
Alba BotanicaTM Even Advanced Natural Moisturizer Sea Moss SPF 15 — 2 fl oz
Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle Shampoo & Conditioner, 16 oz.
Starbucks Vanilla Syrup (1-L.)
Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

If you are interested in having your product featured here, email me at 52beautifulthings at gmail dot com.

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