#SOL17: My Favorite Five

Joining Leigh Anne and Terje’s Favorite Five Party

What would I bring?

Here is what I would bring to share with all of you:

  1. Chuck Berry’s Top 10 Songs because a party has to have good music.  link
  2. A “make your own s’mores” snack that includes something healthy, something fun, and something sinfully chocolate because a party needs to meet the food needs of lots of folks and you can create the one that matches YOU!
  3. My laptop, my iPad, paper and flair pens for everyone in a variety of colors so everyone can write/create while at the party.
  4. Space in my heart to create new memories because that’s what friends do!
  5. Comfy shoes because my toes like to be comfortable when I dance around from here to there and sometimes with the music.


slice of life

Thank you, Betsy, Beth, Deb, Kathleen, Lanny, Lisa, Melanie, and Stacey for this weekly forum and the #SOLSC that runs from March 1 to the 31st. Check out the writers, readers and teachers here. 


early morning slicer

17 responses

  1. This sounds like an amazing party! Keep dancing, my friend!

  2. Phyllis Sutton | Reply

    What a fun idea – top 5! I think I will use it as well! Thank you for sharing.

    1. Phyllis,
      I read about 5 posts and then stopped reading because I was afraid I would steal too many ideas. But then again, that could be a compliment . . .or a second post. The 5 things I can’t wait for my friends to bring!

  3. #4 is the most unique item I’ve seen on any list, but one of the most important. I can hear the music and I’m getting a whiff of chocolate. Guess I’ll dance my way to the s’mores table.

    1. Thanks, Else!
      I was aiming for unique but you are the best because you worked all the answers into your response!

  4. Yay! I have noticed how the farther we get into the month, the mood has changed from a quiet party to a more “active” party with music and dancing shoes! Can’t wait to see what the last remaining days bring! Thanks for attending today.

    1. You are welcome, Leigh Anne. After Fat Tuesday, St. Paddy’s Day, and 1st day of spring – it’s time to be a bit more rambunctious!

  5. Love the “Favorite Five” party idea. I especially like the idea of writing at the party and listening to music. A nod to the immortal Check Berry! Thanks, Fran.

    1. Thanks, Lynne!

      I was trying to think of “different things” and Chuck Berry’s passing just seemed to fit a theme for mine!

  6. So glad to see Chuck Berry there!

    1. Tara,

      He would just add a while layer of fun!

  7. Sounds like a fun party, Fran! Wouldn’t it be great if we really could all be together? Tucking this idea away for another day.

    1. Catherine,
      It would be so much fun!!!

  8. I can hear you laughing and I can feel your hug!! You would certainly “bring” those as well.

    1. Thanks, Clare. Definitely hugs and laughter!

  9. With all of the food, music, and activities everyone is bringing I think there will be little time for sleep. That an be done at home. What a party this is shaping up to be.

    1. I think it’s going to be an all-nighter! LOL!

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