“The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one.” -Erma Bombeck… Read More Crushin on Target for Valentines Day
Welcome! I see I’ve had some visitors to my blog. Yes, I know, you may be surprised that my focus is on sharing happiness. It’s exploring life, a bit of this and that and, absolutely and utterly, my own point of view in which, I hope, adds a tiny spark of inspiration. Not what you… Read More Light the World Up With Love
Day 97 – #100HappyDays Challenge Hello Sunday! How ya feeling? Life going your way? Yeah, I hear you. Yesterday, when spending a fab day out with my girlfriend, I shared with her an upcoming dreaded screening later in the week. Welcome to 50. “How are you going to treat yourself afterward?” She asked. To be… Read More Turning 50 is NOT all Rainbows and Unicorns.
Day 91 – #100HappyDay Challenge Self care is not a luxury. Its something that we, as living beings, should do as a normal part of our routine. Unfortunately, for many of us, especially women, self care is something that comes as an after thought. It’s on our to-do list but something we rarely get to.… Read More 3 Easy To Do Self Care Tips
Day 89 – #100HappyDay Challenge The scent of books and coffee welcomed me as I entered one of my favorite places this morning…Barns and Noble. I ❤️ bookstores. I always have. One of my first memories is being curled up underneath a white canvas tent, buried in blankets, our temporary shelter, with a book from… Read More ❤️ Bookstores & Coffee
Day 88 – #HappyDay Challenge Snooze an a.m. eatery with a hipster-kind-of-vibe which just happens to be a perfect brunch spot for this Alaskan transplant. Believe it or not, this is the first place I’ve walked into that evokes a sense of familiarity since arriving in Houston. It reminds me of Snow City Cafe in… Read More Hit Snooze
Day 84 – #100HappyDay Challenge The best part of today was making breakfast for my son. It wasn’t anything special; egg and sausage scramble with a croissant. But the act of caring for people I love makes me happy. Then the not-so-happy part of taking them to the airport, saying goodbye, and coming home to… Read More Empty House = Empty ❤️
Day 83 – #100HappyDay Challenge Over the last eighty some odd days focusing on happiness has pushed me to think about things a little differently. Maybe a lot differently depending on the day. Growth opportunities come in all shapes and sizes. And sometimes it takes time. I took on this Challenge in hopes to become… Read More Are You “Happy”?
Day 82 – #100HappyDay Challenge Patience often eludes me when I need it most. It’s Saturday afternoon in Houston and I swear to you every person that CANNOT drive is out. My son offered to drive home. That’s when I know I’m at my worse. We made it home safe and sound, had a bite… Read More Pushing The Limits
Day 80 – #100HappyDay Challenge Do you ever feel like just when you think things are going your way, roadblocks show up derailing all your hard work? What do you do? Seriously, would love to know your strategies. When I was a kid in school I remember walking home in the rain deflated I don’t… Read More Recipe for Joy