Best of 2010

by Lesley on December 27, 2010 · 2 comments

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The tradition continues! Today’s post is my fifth annual “Best of” list. As has been the case in years past, this list includes some of the books, movies, TV shows, music and websites I’ve come to enjoy in 2010 along with some of my favorite memories. It’d be really fun if you left a few favorites of your own so that all of us can discover new books, music, movies, etc in 2011.

Best of 2010 Reads

Bittersweet- Shauna Niequist (I highly, highly recommend this book for women in their 20s. It’s fabulous!)

Outliers- Malcolm Gladwell

Somewhere Inside: One Sister’s Captivity in North Korea and the Other’s Fight to Bring Her Home- Lisa and Laura Ling

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet- Jaime Ford (Thanks Iron Well for my birthday present!)

Best of 2010 Movies/TV

Babies

The Social Network

Modern Family

Glee

Brothers & Sisters (of course!)

*Can’t wait to see The Little Fockers! Hoping it becomes a favorite.

Best of 2010 Music

American Honey and the entire Need You Now album- Lady Antebellum

One Tribe- Black Eyed Peas

What We Want, What We Get album- Dave Barnes

Forget You and Just the Way You Are- Glee cast

Hope Now- Addison Road (Thanks, Christine!)

Dog Days are Over- Florence + the Machine

Christmas Night- Coldplay (Thanks, Jonathan))

Best new recipes

**You can find all of these at: http://www.kartme.com/lesley212. Most of them are courtesy of Real Simple Magazine.

Pumpkin sage gnochii

Chicken curry in a hurry

Pasta with brie, mushrooms and arugula

Slow cooker pulled pork tacos

Butternut squash enchilladas

Best of 2010 Websites/Blogs

Hostess {with the Mostest}

Fly Through Our Window

Wiley Valentine’s blog

Lately…not surprising… HGTV.com. I’m also still obsessed with Young House Love which made last year’s list too.

Best memories of 2010

A rainy New Years Day run in Ashland with Sharon and Andrea

Tree skiing in Park City, Utah with Deb, John, Patti and Jonathan last February

Erin’s wedding…and the post wedding dance party at The Auld Dubliner

Attending our first crab cook; a Sacramento rite of passage

Holding Karis and Tyler for the first time

Playing Big Booty on the Klamath River

Beach lounging with the Miller girls in Mexico

Walking the Mendocino Headlands with Jonathan on our anniversary

Finishing my final leg in the Ragnar Relay (and eating the huge Johnny Rocket’s meal immediately after)

Watching Scott and Lauren’s first dance at their wedding

Signing papers for our first house!

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Sharon

Favorite book of 2010: Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas