One of my resolutions this year was self-care with slowing down. This is my second year of retirement, yet sometimes I don’t feel retired at all. I realize that I am a schedule oriented person and that if I don’t have a plan, I often crumble and don’t feel productive. Must have been all thoseContinue reading “A Day in the Life”
Category Archives: Happiness
New Year…. New Goals
Every New Year people make resolutions. These are usually forgotten by about January 10. Instead I am making a “vision” for myself of what I want to accomplish this year. First of all, I want to continue to grow my teaching resources online business. I sell my teacher resources on various websites including TeachersPayTeachers, AmpedUpLearning,Continue reading “New Year…. New Goals”
What Does Christmas Mean to You?
When you hear a Christmas song on the radio, what comes to your mind first? I think of all the wonderful Christmas celebrations I have had with my family and friends over the year. I remember the look in my daughters’ eyes when they came down to see all the presents left for them underContinue reading “What Does Christmas Mean to You?”
Black Friday Is Here
So let’s think of all the things we want for Christmas or to get for our families this year. I usually shop the Black Friday sales for things I need to replace or want while the deals are around. As we know, Black Friday is not just one day anymore. No more standing in line.Continue reading “Black Friday Is Here”
Hot Toys this Christmas
Well, it’s that time of year again. The kids are writing their lists and parents, grandparents and friends are figuring out what to buy them for this holiday season. Many parents make Amazon wish lists which are very helpful and you can avoid double toys that you have to ship back to Amazon. Here areContinue reading “Hot Toys this Christmas”
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Between the fall decorations and colors and the fun Halloween items available to put in your home and on your lawns, I have almost as many bins of stuff for Halloween as I do for Christmas. Over the past two years with Covid I didn’t decorate or partakeContinue reading “Halloween Fun”
What is Perfect?
We go through life wanting everything to be perfect. The perfect dinner, the perfect date, the perfect birthday, the perfect holiday…. when does it end? Now that we started a New Year, and especially with all that has happened over the last two years, we should alter our perception of perfect. Yes, we enjoy planningContinue reading “What is Perfect?”
My Cuddle Muffin
My First Dog Love When you find a dog that melts every part of your heart, you know that this dog is part of your family and part of your life unconditionally. Years ago, I lost my dog Buddy after 12 years. It was heart-wrenching to watch him go over the Rainbow Bridge and notContinue reading “My Cuddle Muffin”
What Is A Mother ?
A Mother’s Love…. by ELAINE GALLAGHER 14 days ago in PARENTS What is a Mother?Photo by Paweł Czerwiński on Unsplash What is a Mother’s Love? A mother’s love is like nothing else in the world. It knows no boundaries and will crush anything that stands in its path. It is an unconditional love, with no strings attached. You love your child forContinue reading “What Is A Mother ?”
What is Gratitude?
What is gratitude? Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It also means the readiness to show appreciation for kindness and to be willing to return kindness. Gratitude is a feeling of thankfulness for what you have and not always wanting more. When you are grateful, you acknowledge the goodness in your life and feelContinue reading “What is Gratitude?”