Friday Frivolity - Top Romantic Songs Edition

It's time for this week's edition of Friday Frivolity - the blog party for all things fun, funny, hopeful & happy!

Just wait until you see what we dug up for this week's theme...




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At last week's party, we shared all sorts of Groundhog Day silliness.

This week, we're focusing on Valentine's Day and I've decided to list my favorite romantic songs.

Of course, I thought that would be a quick task, but when I actually started listing my favorites, I couldn't stop...




1.  At Last

This is such a common choice for a list like this, but it's really my absolute favorite, so I don't care!

2.  Faithfully

I went to three proms, and each one's theme song makes me smile. This is one of them.

3.  Don't Ask the Reasons Why

Probably my favorite of the prom songs and since it's a little more obscure, I only associate it with that memory when I hear it.

4.  Young and Innocent

This entire soundtrack makes me smile, but especially this song from one of my proms.

5.  Right Here Waiting

Hmmm, 3 proms, 4 songs. Maybe one of the others was our senior theme song or something, because I think this was a prom theme, too.

6.  In Your Eyes

Who can hear this song without thinking of that famous movie scene?

It's perfection.

7.  Wicked Game

Even before Ross and Rachel made this song extra-hot, I loved this tune, but that planetarium scene sealed the deal.

8.  Never Tear Us Apart

Quite possibly my favorite song for a pairs routine. I'm sad I can't find any video clips for Brasseur & Eisler's program to it (which is my favorite), but here's one by a different team to give you an idea:



9.  Brown-Eyed Girl

Not terribly romantic, but it still gives me warm fuzzies because it's been sung to me so many times (even though my eyes are hazel, not brown).

10.  God Only Knows

Because this song opens a movie that G and I love to watch, it always puts me in a romantic mood.

11.  No Ordinary Love

I could probably plop my finger down on any number of Sade's songs and it would spark a romantic mood, but this one's the best.

12.  Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?

Oh, man. Play this song and I'm making a fool of myself, trying to slinky-dance all over the place.

13.  Your Body is a Wonderland

Make-a-fool-of-myself slinky dance song #2.

14.  With or Without You

U2 fabulousness. Need I say more?

15.  Every Breath You Take

I know, I know, this is a stalker song. But I still think it's romantic.

16.  Friday I'm in Love

Popular just as I left high school, but made romantic once I met G - every day is Friday around here!

17.  You Make My Dreams

G and I have a lot of fun with Hall & Oates songs, so this peppy selection makes me smile and think of him.

18.  To Be With You

This song, as well as the next two, are burned onto the "first-love" CD that exists in my mind. There's just one more copy out there, somewhere in the world...

19.  Save the Best for Last

Despite having a later association with this song that didn't turn out so well, this remains a positive song in my memory.

20.  More Than Words

The perfect song to end this list with.






Now time for the new stuff!


The Hosts:



Host, Lisa, Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really...  ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!

  Lisa is an awesomely hilarious and authentic writer who marches to her own drum on her blog Syncopated Mama, providing an "un-labelly spot" for all the happily off-beat folks out there who have been wishing to find kindred spirits. She shares her adventures building a natural home, teaching her adorbs daughter, establishing and refining positive communication skills, camping, creating, cooking, and so much more! Lisa recently wrote about her leggings experience in Have You Roe'd Yet?...you've gotta check it out!



Friday Frivolity Host Sarah Eliza from Devastate Boredom


Sarah Eliza is on a mission to Devastate Boredom by living life with laughter and intention! Her blog is your spot for Capsule Wardrobe how-to's and inspiration, humor, encouragement, life-hacks, Read / DON'T Read book reviews, and more!  Stop by her blog for winter plus-sized Capsule Wardrobe inspiration -- mix-and-match outfit inspiration!




Host, Audrey, Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really...  ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!
Audrey is a wonderfully eclectic blogger, who not only can cook up a storm over on That Recipe, but also writes at Munofore - "MUsings NOt FOod RElated." Munofore touches on humor, parenting, crafting, holiday ideas, tutorials, and more! Audrey recently shared 5 Easy Ways Women Can Help Each Other -- no matter what your political views are, these are encouraging tips!



Jessica is an amazingly funny and smart blogger from Wales who writes at Babi a Fi on a whole range of topics -- from entertaining vintage nostalgia, to technology tutorials, to book reviews, to raising her adorable munchkin, and so much more! She recently shared her fun answers over at her 40 question post!


Guest Co-Hosts for February: 

Amethyst from One Sage Mama! 
Amethyst is a fantastically encouraging and thoughtful blogger, who shares new-mama adventures, self-care advice, book and product reviews and so much more over at One Sage Mama. Her most recent post, in honor of Multicultural Children's Book Day, is a review of a heartwarming story entitled Yumi's Extraordinary Collection.  


Patricia from Pretty Fly for a White Mom

Patricia is a marvelously honest and funny writer, who shares her warm and humorous reflections on life and motherhood over at Pretty Fly for A White Mom.  And ooooh yesss, she rewrites and performs music too!  Check out her post What Makes Me Fly for the scoop on how she chose her blog name, AND a selection of some of her greatest hits... one of which has to qualify as the cutest baby announcement ever!



Calling all bloggers looking for an upbeat and supportive group of pals to join in hosting the weekly #FridayFrivolity par-tay!  We are hoping to add to our ranks of dedicated hosts and co-hosts, and would love for you to consider joining the fun!  Co-Hosts are welcome on a temporary basis (usually a month), while Hosts make a more ongoing commitment.  :)  Swing by here to express interest and ask any questions! 


Featured Post from Last Week:

In a fun twist, since we have multiple hosts and co-hosts we will also have multiple features.... but you will have to go check out the other blogs to see if you were featured there!  ;)     


The featured post for Syncopated Mama this week is........


I have a hard time not choosing Elizabeth as my feature every time she links up, because every single one of her posts is just that fabulous, but I really couldn't help myself with this one - if you are a mom, you have to go read this one!

(And after you do, go check your microwave. And then your washing machine. And then after you retrieve the missing remote from the freezer for the fourteenth time, wonder how you manage to function at all, these days!)


Now, the new stuff! 


This a link-up for all things funny, fun, encouraging, hopeful, and happy. That includes free printables, giveaways, and other fun stuff to make us SMILE and start the weekend off on the right foot. If you're here in search of fun and uplifting reading materials, skip the rules and just start clickin'! Bloggy buddies, thanks for coming to par-tay! You are welcome to link up to 3 posts, and old posts are always welcome! 






We're so happy you're here! Let's have some fun!



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4 comments:

  1. Lisa, you crack me up. The whole way through your list I was singing to myself, lyrics running from one song into the next. You Make My Dreams Come True woo hoo woo hoo. LOL

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  2. I love Your list Lisa although "More than words" just reminds me of my brother playing it very badly on his out of tune guitar !!

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  3. Hi Lisa,
    I didn't know you had a linky
    Thanks for coming to the Blogger's Pit Stop last week.
    Janice, Pit Stop Crew

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  4. Great list, and I just loved reading your thoughts the whole way through it! Thank you so much for sharing this at Booknificent Thursday on Mommynificent.com this week!
    Tina

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