Hygge Is January’s Happiness Project Theme

For January 2017, I focused on Hygge and Cozy Rest for my happiness project. What is hygge? Hygge has become a wildly popular word lately, and I can’t think of a more fitting time for that than in the dead of winter after a crazy…

My Own Happiness Project for a Happier 2017

Inspired by Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project book, “Happier” is my word of the year and I’m doing my own happiness project in 2017. 2015 and 2016 kinda sucked for me. I mean, a lot of good happened, but for the most part the last two…

What Interests Me? A Story Slice

What interests me? The way the light plays on objects in my home. How it shines across my floor, and creates rainbows on the walls when it passes through the crystals I’ve hung in the windows. Light interests me because I crave it. I crave…

Because They Asked–My Whole30 Experience

On the Whole30 Facebook page today, they asked: “Have you done a Whole30? Did you not experience any results or change until the very end of your 30 days – or even after? Did you write a blog post about your experience?” So I decided that…

Guest Posting on Self Care at A Life in Progress

Hi all! I’m just checking in real quick to let you know I’ve got a guest post about self care up at my friend Krista’s website, A Life in Progress. Krista is a Holistic Nutritionist & Wellness Advocate who, as she states on her site, “helps women love…

My Magic Hour

I have taken to calling my early mornings The Magic Hour. It is my favorite hour (or two) of the day right now. The dawn light begins to appear outside my windows. Candles and twinkle lights glow especially pretty. I can hear the furnace running,…

What I’m Up to This Month–January 2016

I’ll start with: trying to write at least one blog post a week. So here goes, week two’s blog post! Trip to Florida–January started off with a week in Siesta Key, Florida, with four of my dearest friends. This time was such a blessing to…

How Are You Using Your Daily Intentions Journal?

Today I want to highlight my post from October 3, An Autumn Gathering Daily Intentions Journal–Gift for You. I plan to remind readers about this each week during this month-long series, hoping you’re making good use of it. I find intention-setting actually quite comforting, because…

Under the Weather=Perfect Day to Talk About Elderberry

Hi everyone! I’ve got the ‘crud’ that’s going around. My sinuses are all plugged up and I can’t talk very well. Luckily, it’s a perfect rainy day to stay cozy inside, and I’ve got a couple of good ‘cozy paranormal mysteries’ to read. (Did you…

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