Wednesday, December 29, 2010

we are breakin it down. our favorite picks for 2010.

We wanted to look back at 2010 and document all the things we loved throughout the year. It was so much fun to sit down with Hunkaroonie and reminisce on the past year.

I'm sure you can guess which ones are my fave and which are Hunakroonie's. Or which may be both. Lists are in no specific order.

Top Movies
1. The Town
2. Eat, Pray, Love
3. Toy Story 3
4. Inception
5. The Book of Eli

Top Albums
1. Mumford & Sons: Sigh no more
2. Zac Brown Band: You get what you give
3. Sugarland: The Incredible Machine
4. Eminem: Recovery
5. John Butler Trio: April Uprising

Top Shows
1. Parenthood
2. Sarah's House
3. Storage Wars
4. Deadliest Catch
5. Flipping Out
6. American Pickers
7. Diner Drive-ins & Dives

Top Times
1. MamaSis' wedding reception
2. Tattoo numero dos
3. Growing a garden
4. John Butler Trio Concert
5. Race weekend
6. Golfing at Arrowwood Resort
7. Sledding on Christmas Eve
8. Our Anniversary Dinner
9. Canterbury Park (live horse racing) with our Wisconsin peeps
10. Weekend(s) at the lake
11. Crystal's suprise baby shower

Top Recipes
1. Salami stuffed w goat cheese & fig
2. Pineapple Vodka
3. Asian Noodles
4. Layered Cheese Torte
5. Mango Mint Dressing

Top Buys
1. Big wheel for the farm
2. Farm table for the basement
3. Snowblower
4. Camera strap cover
5. Winter floormats for the Pilot

Top Eats
1. Sausage w roma tomato, herbed chevre & roasted fennel pizza at Al Vento
2. Papperdelle duck ragu at Al Vento
3. Chocolate Crossiant at French Meadow Bakery
4. Rueben sandwich at Malones
5. Dragon Wraps (sushi) & Unagi (fresh water eel) at Crave
6. Maple long john donut at Woulett's
7. Bacon Cheeseburger at Mickey's Diner and Five Guys
8. Filet Mignon & creamed spinach at Captial Grille
9. Teriyaki Dragon Style Chicken Wings at Darby O'Ragen's
10. Breakfast Tostadas at Edina Grille

Top Blog Posts (most visited)
1. Drink Recipe: Pineapple Infused Vodka
2. Pants on the ground: Closet Makeover
3. Dinner Recipe: Bloody Mary Shrimp
4. Holiday Baking: The Gifts
5. 2010 Summer List

Top Books/Magazines/Websites
1. The Shack by William P. Young
2. Unitprints.com
3. Tastespotting.com
4. Wired magazine
5. WSJ.com

Top Kitchen Items
1. Waffle maker
2. Garlic press
3. LeCruset Dutch Oven
4. Pie crust baking shield
5. Digital meat thermometer

Top Misc Products
1. Bumble and Bumble hair powder (love using when I wear updo's)
2. OPI nailpolish in 'Suzi Skis the Pyrenees'
3. Steaz Organic Iced Teaz, Green Tea with Peach flavor
4. Starbucks Nonfat Cinnamon Dolce with whip latte
5. Brocato, Cloud 9 Blowout
6. TOMS cords
7. Sharpie Fine Point Pen
8. Ariat boots (and he looks uber sexy in them)
9. Philips Sonicare toothbrush
10. Taylor dress (bought 2 this year and LOVE them)

Top Lessons
1. Don't drive behind someone going slow and 'brite' them. You will get pulled over.
2. Texas Holdem and Yahtzee don't have the same rules. No small straight in Holdem.
3. Don't turn the spray tanning machine on while you're in it with your clothes on.
4. If a recipe says it doesn't double well. Don't double it.
5. When your yoga instructor says to listen to your body. Do it. You're not competing with the 100 pounder who can twist into a pretzel on the mat next to you.

These were some of our favorite new things, foods, and activities throughout the year. Hope you enjoyed our look back! See you in 2011...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

That lady deserved to be brighted!!