What Makes You Happy Today?

February 8, 2013

in Song of the Week

Adult Time Five days. That is what is in the way of me seeing Mumford and Sons in concert. A special night early in dating Sean, I shared the band with him. He fell in love. With me and the band, but probably the band first. Mumford has a special significance for us, and we can’t wait to see them in concert next week.

Today is also the start of a kid-free weekend with Sean. We love time with our kids, but also enjoy our alone time. Quiet weekend mornings, running together, dinner out with friends tonight and alone tomorrow, and a lot of free time to do what we like.

It’s still winter, many in the east are preparing for a storm, and it looks dreary here in D.C. But there’s always an opportunity to feel good about life, activities planned, the weekend arriving, and more.

Today I share two things that make me happy on this cold January day: a weekend alone with Sean and Mumford and Sons concert.

Tell me: what makes you happy today?

To help kick off the weekend, here’s Mumford and Sons “Roll Away Your Stone:”



@bluenotebacker February 8, 2013 at 2:23 pm

#1 It’s Friday
#2 I too have a kid-free weekend to spend with my s.o.

That’s all I need for the moment. Not sure what we’ll do but we both are looking forward to the time together.

Thanks for sharing the song!
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Naked Girl in a Dress February 8, 2013 at 4:06 pm

It sounds like we will both be having a great weekend. Enjoy!

Lolli @ Better in Bulk February 8, 2013 at 2:46 pm

I’m happy because we’re far enough south to not get hit by the huge storm. And I get to travel (albeit down the road to DC) in two days. I don’t care where I am–sleeping alone in a hotel room always relaxes me.
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Naked Girl in a Dress February 8, 2013 at 4:07 pm

That’s a great list of things to make you happy. Enjoy your trip to D.C.

Solo @ 30 February 8, 2013 at 3:22 pm

Really looking forward to being snowed in with my love with good food, movies and great company for a few days! :) Have an *awesome* time seeing Mumford & Sons soon!
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Naked Girl in a Dress February 8, 2013 at 4:07 pm

I miss being snowed in. I don’t think it will happen for us this winter. Enjoy the time!

Julia February 8, 2013 at 7:34 pm

I LOVE Mumford and Sons but have never gotten to go to a concert! How fun! Today I am happy with simple things, using my new Keurig, a rainy day at home with my son, and getting ready for my sister to come visit tomorrow…she lives in DC, too. Enjoy your weekend!
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Naked Girl in a Dress February 12, 2013 at 7:35 pm

I did enjoy the weekend, Julia. Thank you. I love the simple things the most. Sounds like you had a lot of things to make you happy as well.

Kimberly February 8, 2013 at 10:34 pm

Heading to the parent social at my kid’s new school….and feeling welcome and involved. Bliss!
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Naked Girl in a Dress February 12, 2013 at 7:34 pm

That’s wonderful!

Random Girl February 9, 2013 at 4:41 pm

Mumford + BF = Happy You! I can related. Mumford has become my favorite cycling music for some reason… they get on a run, so do I!
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Naked Girl in a Dress February 12, 2013 at 7:33 pm

Thanks, RG! I am looking forward to tomorrow night.

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