Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…

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Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens;

Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens;

Brown paper packages tied up with strings;

These are a few of my favorite things.

Cream-colored ponies and crisp apple strudels;

Doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles;

Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings;

These are a few of my favorite things.

Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes;

Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes;

Silver-white winters that melt into springs;

These are a few of my favorite things.

When the dog bites,

When the bee stings,

When I’m feeling sad,

I simply remember my favorite things,

And then I don’t feel so bad.

Well, Julie Andrews had a few of them right (like ponies), but I can’t say I’m in 100% agreement with her list (schnitzel with noodles?)  So, I will join the ranks of Ms. Andrews and Oprah and share with you some of my current favorite things:

1. OPI “You’re such a Budapest” nail polish.  Is it blue?  Is it purple?  Maybe it’s “blurple?”  Either way, I’m loving this colour for spring.  Had a pedi done in this colour, then had to go out and buy it for home.

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2.  “Through the Looking Glass” ring by Avon.  I bought the grey one for myself.  Currently priced at $14.99 and comes in small, medium, and large.  (Van Island peeps can contact me to order).

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3.  Any of Target’s fab spring dresses!  Most are around $30.  I bought two different ones.  My fave is pictured below.  Lots of fun colours and patterns, and so many style options to choose from depending on your body type and preference.dress

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4. Free 02 eau de toilette spray. Another great Avon product. I haven’t worn perfume in years, as I can be sensitive to some scents, but I LOVE this one. It’s a very subtle, non-flowery scent, somewhat reminds me of CK One by Calvin Klein, in that it’s almost gender neutral. Regular $20, sale $9.99. I just feel lovely when I wear it:)

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5. Anything in mint or seafoam green! Loving this trend for spring/summer. Just be careful to stay away from shades that resemble “hospital green” (think Grey’s Anatomy scrubs).

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6.  Whimsical print blouses and dresses.  Anything from elephants, to hummingbirds, to nautical prints!

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7.  Summer drinks, bellinis in particular.  There is just something fun about an adult slushy drink!  Pair it with a night of gabbing with friends for best results;)

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So there you have it!  My lucky 7 list of favorite things for May-June!  What would you add?