32 Favorite Things.

For the past few years on my birthday I've offered up a giveaway of my favorite things to one of you dear readers. This year Henry was born just two weeks after so it took me a very, very long time to gather everything up and get it shipped off to Kami, the winner. Lucky for me, Kami is a doll and was ever so patient.

Thirty-two favorite things: (in no particular order)
1. kraft lined notebook from Muji
2. plain kraft bags
3. Notched label kraft bags
4. + 5. Happy Socks
6. Retro pens
7. Rifle Paper Co. Labels & Stickers
8. Floral paper straws
9. Rosebud Salve
10. Chocolove- Almonds and Sea Salt
11. Black waxed twine
12. Polka dotted washi tape
13. Essie polish
14. Oh, Hello Friend message tape
15. Seed packet USPS stamps
16. Kinfolk
17. mini Weck canning jar
18. mini latte bowl from Anthropologie
19. retro kitchen timer
20. letterpressed monogram stationery
21. colored envelopes
22. Martha Stewart craft paint in "Geranium"
23. white paper bags
24. notebook lined mini bags
25. kraft mini bags
26. white mini bags
27. dried billy buttons
28. striped paper clips
29. Hello Good Looking mini print
30. Let's Go On An Adventure pencil
31. mini sketch book
32. Lash Blast Volume mascara

I've already started collecting things for my 33rd birthday package so it doesn't take so long to ship it off. What is one thing you would definitely include if you were planning a favorite things package?

And incase you're curious, here are the packages I sent for my 30th and 31st birthdays.


  1. Oh, I love this. I would add Twizzlers and a ball of yarn.

  2. Uhhh, I was really crossing my fingers for all those goodies! Maybe next time :)
    Personally, I love Emily Martins prints that you can find on Etsy. Have a peek!

  3. I really enjoying seeing what you giveaway each year for your birthday and what a lucky winner!

    I would add The Republic of Tea Ginger Peach ice tea and some Brookside Dark Chocolate Acai w/blueberry- YUM!

  4. Such a cute idea. I love your taste!!!

    I would add this cute fabric push pins

    and paper placemats for any cute dinner party

  5. What a beautiful collections!

    I would add white tags with string: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Avery-White-Large-String-Tags-100ct/17163665
    I use them for simple projects in my home as well as gift giving.

  6. I always enjoy seeing your collections of favorite things!

  7. Are those paper straws? Gorgeous!! I'd include some dark chocolate almonds from Trader Joes!

  8. The most darling giveaway ever! Goodness I am so lucky to have won this cute package. Thank you again!!

  9. This is so sweet of you. I love all those little things that make us feel happy everyday (my favourite ones: my daughter Nora's smile and cup of Earl Grey tea in the morning). I hope I'll be the lucky winner next time you giveaway (if you decide to ship internationally :). And I would add Sir Winston Tea Earl Grey for sure. :)

  10. I would definitely include some Kinder Chocolate. Yummy!

  11. You're such a kind, generous person - what a lovely idea to send someone a gift like this. x

  12. Such a lovely package of goodies! I always cross my fingers that I'll win; maybe I'll get number 33!

  13. Oh, my! Definitely trader joes super amazing dish cloths (that's actually the name and the product lives up to it!), a mini baggu bag, and certainly a roll of washi tape. Love the dotted washi you picked above. This would be so fun to put together. I'm sure you made Kami's day - she's one lucky lady!

  14. I always look forward to this post! The pictures! The goodies! The list of links for me to look through! You have such phenomenal taste, this time being no exception. What would I include? Have you seen the Petite Parcel Set from Anthro? This is a new favorite that I just got in the mail & I love it. p.s. I'm looking forward to this December! This is my year! I can feel it!

  15. So lovely (your favs)...Here are my favs: Sweeteeth Sea is for Caramel bar, American Classic tea to make sweet tea, Anne George mystery book, Essie polish, washi tape, and rik-rak!

  16. I would include Artful Blogging magazine and Burt's Bees lip balm(it's my second fave, that Rosebud Salve is my #1 fave). I would also include Sharpie fine tip markers because they are one of my favorite things ever on the planet. Happy Birthday to you! August babies are the best.

  17. You have the most amazing ideas. Keep up the good work.

  18. i have many obsessions, but this one i can't live without....http://www.amazon.com/OPI-Avoplex-Cuticle-0-25-Fluid-Ounce/dp/B000W7EZJS/ref=lh_ni_t?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=AD4ZRAK3Y4DJS.

  19. I love your choices. I would include a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Lara Bar and a mini bottle of Curel Ultra Healing Lotion (it's unscented and amazing).

  20. Love your favorite things! I would add hand sanitizer!

  21. Awesome list. i love your blog btw. i've been reading for a while but i dont think ive every left a comment :)

  22. i absolutely love this tradition, danyelle! you continue to be an incredible inspiration to me... and so many others! thank you. i'd for sure include some of those fun things you already mentioned.. and my favorite book, If You Want To Write by Brenda Ueland. and double stick tape. i love that stuff! heading over to check out how you organize school stuff for the littles!

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