Gratitude Linkup - Week of 5/11/14

I'm really do enjoy participating in Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad and sharing some of the things I'm thankful for.Every day, every week, I will continue to say thanks wherever my Higher Power might be lovingly watching and caring for me and my family.A few of the things I'm grateful for today are:...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 29

Happy Mother's Day to my beautiful, talented, loving Mom! You are at the top of my gratitude list today for uncountable reasons... thank you for bringing me into this world, for raising me to be a good person, and for your unconditional love (even during the times when I wasn't particularly easy to love). I am grateful to be able to call you Mom. ...more

Gratitude List - Week of 5/4/14

I'm glad to be back to participating in Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad and sharing some of the things I'm thankful for.Every day, every week, I will continue to say thanks wherever my Higher Power might be lovingly watching and caring for me and my family.A few of the things I'm grateful for today are:...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 28

This week the boys (AKA Oscar and Felix, two of our three silly, beautiful cats) are at the top of my gratitude list for all the many ways they make us laugh. The other day they discovered some party hats and noisemakers I'd carelessly left sitting on a box in the basement, and on a few separate occasions we caught one or the other carrying them upstairs in order to play with (read: destroy) them. ...more

Why materialism is linked to depression

It's not really a shocker that materialism is tied to depression, is it? So when I ran across this article, "Materialistic people 'more likely to be depressed and unsatisfied'" I thought, this is news?http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/275044.phpBut there were some interesting take-aways:...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 27

What's on your gratitude list today? In spite of another week of noisy, disruptive roadwork on our street, my gratitude list is full to bursting. Spring is here, fun and friends abound, and life is good! Hope you'll join me in this week's Gratitude Linkup! ...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 26

Happy Easter! Before I start in on my gratitude list for the week, I thought I'd entertain you with a little blast from the past: my sister and I in our Easter dresses - and me in my oh-so-fluffy Easter perm - sometime back in the 1970s. Well, at least my sister was adorable! ;) Hope you'll join me in this week's Gratitude Linkup! ...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 25

Breaking from my Tangling from A to Z project once again (I can't believe another week has passed already - April is absolutely flying by!) in order to stop and focus on gratitude. ...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 24

Time to take a short breather from my Tangling from A to Z project (which I've been greatly enjoying, and I hope you have as well!) to stop and focus on gratitude. In my part of the world the sky is blue, the sun is shining, and the temperature is definitely in a Spring-like zone... ...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 23

YOU are on my gratitude list every day, but today you're featured in the top spot... because if it wasn't for YOU, I would never have bothered with a blog and would have instead kept my writing to myself. Yet, because of YOU, I have had the joy of discovering how creatively challenging, empowering, fulfilling, and just plain fun writing for an audience can be. ...more