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Because Prompts are Fun: 20 of My Guilty Pleasures

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Being a mom I am teeming with guilt: mom guilt, wife guilt, education guilt, food guilt… It never ends!

Heck, yesterday evening I was supposed to leave hubs with the kids for a couple hours while I checked out a local girls night out event. I was looking forward to it but decided at the last minute not to go. If just didn’t sound fun enough to justify the guilt about wanting to get away and actually getting away.

I have plenty of guilty pleasures though! Guilty pleasures are things I enjoy but either should not or am embarrassed to admit…so here we go!

My 20 Guilty Pleasures

  1. Snickers peanut butter squares
  2. Movie theater popcorn with extra butter
  3. A Solly’s burger(it’s a Milwaukee thing)
  4. Nickelback (and other “light rock”)
  5. Hair metal
  6. Tosh.O
  7. Reading Facebook drama and comments on The Stir
  8. Reading trashy romance novels (the explicitly descriptive kind)
  9. Wearing socks with sandals
  10. Hollywood Treasure
  11. Storage Wars
  12. Romantic comedies
  13. Scalp massages at the salon
  14. 90s sitcoms
  15. Jon Snow (from Game of Thrones)
  16. One hit wonders
  17. 20 minute hot showers
  18. Yoga pants
  19. Tour shirts
  20. Still saying “dude”

Do we share any of the same guilty pleasures? Tell me one of yours!



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  1. Greta February 22, 2013 Reply

    Those are guilty pleasures? Awww, man…I thought they were just “pleasures.”
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    • Darcy Zalewski February 23, 2013 Reply

      Hahahaa well some make me feel like I have to hide them ;)Syrana

  2. BE February 22, 2013 Reply

    Tosh.0 is definitely a guilty pleasure. I don’t get to watch it any more since we dropped cable but I did love it and I do watch clips online from time to time.
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    • Darcy Zalewski February 23, 2013 Reply

      It makes me feel dirty sometimes lol but I tend to enjoy it. At first I hated it but he grew on me fast.Syrana

  3. Kecia February 22, 2013 Reply

    We share quite a few. I love Nickelback! And I sometimes call my toddler a “dude”. :)
    Kecia recently posted..Mommy Guilt Lives Here…SGRcom

    • Darcy Zalewski February 23, 2013 Reply

      Woohoo! I also like Theory of a Deadman :)Syrana

  4. First off – um? You didn’t have to go to the GNO you could have gone to the movies! Oi!

    Any rate… I love your list and though I can’t agree with every thing *coughToshcough* I do wear socks with my Birkenstock. :)
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    • Darcy Zalewski February 23, 2013 Reply

      I thought about grabbing dinner or something else but none of it sounded fun alone. I wasn’t in the mood for complete me time – I wanted socialization. We went grocery shopping together instead lol

      I’m lame… I know ;)Syrana

  5. laura February 22, 2013 Reply

    Love Tosh.0 and One Hit Wonders are awesome!
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    • Darcy Zalewski February 23, 2013 Reply

      Sometimes I’m embarrassed by how funny I find Tosh to be, but it’s just so ridiculous and over the top sometimes!Syrana

  6. Tazim February 22, 2013 Reply

    Ah yes, 90s sitcoms – classics! I wish more were on Netflix.
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    • Darcy Zalewski February 23, 2013 Reply

      I wish more were on Netflix too! There were so many good ones. The mid to late 80s had some great ones too.Syrana

  7. Bonnie February 22, 2013 Reply

    Romance novels, I love reading romance novels.
    Dude, my children would love that compared to mine… farout slips out sometimes. I try to contain it.. not really I like to razz them.

    • Darcy Zalewski February 23, 2013 Reply

      Haha I still say “like” too much and “cool beans” slips out.Syrana

  8. Angela February 24, 2013 Reply

    I’m with you on #9. Never would have thought I would read those sort of books, but picked one up a few years ago and never stopped reading.
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    • Darcy Zalewski February 27, 2013 Reply

      They can be helpful too when everything else makes me feel unsexy ;)Syrana

  9. Lena February 24, 2013 Reply

    Love the trip into the gilty mind of Darcy. I guess, next time I see you I should hide my Snickers peanut butter squares and popcorn
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    • Darcy Zalewski February 27, 2013 Reply

      Aw you won’t share them with me? ;)Syrana

  10. Tiffany C. February 25, 2013 Reply

    DUDE! I totally agree. I love saying Dude. Cute post. I love your writing prompts. It’s fun getting to know a little more about you.
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    • Darcy Zalewski February 27, 2013 Reply

      Dude that’s awesome. ;) Thank you though – seriously. I am probably having too much fun with these prompts hahaSyrana

  11. Stacey @ Newlywed Survival February 25, 2013 Reply

    20 minute showers! I love a nice long, hot shower…dry skin, and water bill be damned!
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    • Darcy Zalewski February 27, 2013 Reply

      They are now quite the luxury since I either have a kid in with me or need to hurry to see what they are up to.Syrana

  12. JanetGoingCrazy February 25, 2013 Reply

    1.Snickers peanut butter squares – yum!
    9.Wearing socks with sandals – no, please, NO! :)
    JanetGoingCrazy recently posted..Blog Guilt and Mommy Guilt: I shouldn’t, but I doJanetGoingCrazy

    • Darcy Zalewski February 27, 2013 Reply

      But Janet! It helps cut down on blisters. :PSyrana

  13. Maria February 26, 2013 Reply

    Now that’s a list worth NOT feeling guilty! I love Snickers anything!
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    • Darcy Zalewski February 27, 2013 Reply

      Haha there are worse things I could be doing right? :)Syrana

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