Seven Things Tag

Seven Things I Plan To Do Before I Die:
1. Visit the open-air flea markets in Europe
2. Design & build my own home
3. Visit Catalina Island again
4. Have one of my designs published in a magazine
5. Create a line wallcoverings, lighting, rugs & home decor through letteredolive.com
6. Get LASIK eye surgery
7. Meet some of the friends I’ve made through blogging. (I picture us all planning to meet somewhere, someday….can you imagine?) :-)

Seven Things I Can Do:
1. Talk, talk, talk
2. Design, design, design
3. Paint
4. Use power tools
5. Make people laugh
6. Figure things out
7. Sell ice to an eskimo

Seven Things I Cannot Do:
1. Take pills or medicine
2. Stop having anxiety/panic attacks
3. Drive more than 2 hours in any direction by myself
4. Eat slowly
5. Be fake
6. Fly in airplanes
7. Be around cigarette smoke

Seven Things that Attract Me to My Mister:
1. He has been my best friend for the past 5 years
2. He is caring
3. He is talented
4. He is trustworthy
5. He sees people for who they really are, he’s very intuitive
6. He is shy
7. His ability to put things into perspective

Seven Things I Say Most Often:
1. I love you
2. Ya know what I mean?
3. Totally
4. Ya know what I’m sayin?
5. Hey there!
6. Max! (calling my dog)
7. Ya know?

Seven Celebrity Admirations:
(in no particular order)
1. Jim Carrey
2. Ralph Waldo Emerson
3. Candice Olson
4. Conan O’Brien
5. David Bromstad
6. Martha Stewart
7. Henry David Thoreau

Seven Favorite Foods:
1. Sushi
2. Philly Cheesesteak (only in Philly)
3. Lobster
4. Crab
5. Heath Bars
6. Taco Bells 7-layer burrito, and crunchy taco supreme
7. More Sushi

Seven People I Think Should Do This:
The first seven people to comment on this post! :-)

Layla

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Comments

  1. Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality says

    OK, I’m first…but, I’m running from the lists, LOL!

    Did you get my emails?? I sent you another one this a.m. Saw your note on my post, so please email me so we can get our plans finalized. Judy may not be able to make it on Monday, but looks like you are going to be here Sunday anyway.

    Let me hear from ya! Can’t wait…we can talk, talk, talk about design, design, design!

    Rhoda

  2. Darlene - Our Creative Life says

    Great list! I've done a few of your things to do before you die, been to Catalina Island about 5 times…I love it there! Designed my dream house, had an architect create the blueprints, but haven't built it yet due to us not being able to sell our home for what we need. I do own a custom rug biz & have designed a line of rugs & they have been featured in a magazine. Anyway, I'm sure you will achieve all of your goals! It is more powerful now that you have it in writing!If you believe it…you can achieve it!

  3. Brown-Eyes says

    Hi Layla…nice to meet you and thanks for stopping by my blog. You have defined your goals so well you can’t help but achieve them…I admire that! ;-) Bo

  4. Tara says

    I love your lists, helps us to know who you are even though we are so far apart! Thanks for being an inspiration! Here’s to dreams coming true!

    Cheers!

    Tara

  5. Annelies Dease says

    I can so relate to your list…..and thanks for all of your inspiration. I have been passing your blog along to my friends as a MUST SEE. Have a great weekend. Annie in San Diego

  6. Kari says

    Love your list. Sorry to hear you suffer from panic/anxiety. I do as well and it has been a real battle, especially since having children. I hope you are finding ways to cope, it can be so debilatating.

    Love,
    Kari

  7. THE TATTERED NEST says

    I can relate to your list in so many ways…especially the anxiety part, what a challenge it has been, hang in there girl! you are tough…you and I and Kari should have a support group! I hope you have a anxiety free weekend!

  8. The Old Painted Cottage says

    Hi Layla, enjoyed your list. Candace Olsen is definitely a top favorite of mine. Oh shoot, I’m #11, guess than means I missed the boat!

    oxox
    Jennifer

  9. fascinatingfinds says

    Thank you so much for visiting my NEW blog…(still so much to learn) and thanks for the complement on my home. I certainly will be visiting yours. I love the clean design of your home, its gorgeous! Blog again soon, Cheryl cherylsfascinatingfinds

  10. Me says

    loved learning more about you! I’m getting together with some blogging friends tomorrow at Eastside Grill! Can’t wait to hear how your day with Rhoda goes! Have fun and post pics!

  11. Mim says

    Now you and Rhoda are planning a big shopping day on MOnday and I am jealous… well not really.It sounds fun, but Virginia is a little far from where you both are.
    Have fun and take lots of pictures.
    Your spider was really awful looking. I am not so much into spidery type halloween decorations for that reason.
    Mim
    Mim

  12. Linda at Lime in the Coconut! says

    How fun getting to know ya more, girl!

    Recieved the clock…safe and sound! Thanks!!

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