10 Things I’m Utterly Grateful For

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So it’s that lovely time of year again when Americans get to officially be thankful. If you’re celebrating Thanksgiving this week, from me & mine to you & yours: Have a safe & happy Thanksgiving! In the spirit of showing gratitude, here are just a few of the things I’m grateful for this year:   […]

Reader Challenge ~ I Dare You To Be Grateful

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You know it’s easy to be grateful & happy when things are going good. Really, anyone & everyone can do that. It’s a lot harder when it seems like everything is falling apart around you. Or maybe not even that drastic, maybe it’s just one little thing that manages to frustrate you, irritate you, or […]

One Wild Life ~ 21 Random Acts Of Kindness

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  Okay, well maybe not so random (because I knew everybody involved), but another lovely blogger, Dawn Mena, gave a challenge to her readers to handwrite notes to people because it’s so much more meaningful & personal to the recipient. The challenge was to do 5. So I started, did my 5, & had such […]

A Few Things I’m Super Grateful For

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Well, it’s that time of year again. I’m a believer in counting my blessings. Here are just a few of the fabulous things in my life that I’m grateful for this year: My favorite coffee mug (a gift from my boys) Handwritten notes from my kids (I love you guys) Cards from my husband for […]

Need An Attitude Adjustment? Try Gratitude.

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“Remember, what you focus on increases.” ~ Andy Andrews The other day I caught myself feeling really down. Spiraling through my head on an unending loop was a list of things I wanted but didn’t have in my life. The more I added to the list, the more frustrated I got & the more my […]

What A Kind Word Can Do

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  Here’s a shout-out to a lovely lady named Ann Best, who became my personal hero one day last month. On the same day I received a comment on my blog that ripped me as a person apart, Ann wrote this comment for me on a guest post I had written: I’m so glad I […]

A Bunch Of Things I’m Grateful For

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“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you’ that would suffice.” ~ Meister Eckhart So here are a slew of things I am completely grateful for: A husband who supports me no matter what. A little boy, my oldest son, who has the biggest heart in the world. Another little boy, […]