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100 Happy Days – Day 55

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As a bit of background to today’s post, the company I work for in Victoria recently did a major upgrade of their phone system – and in doing so they were given a bunch of added capabilities, one of which was the option of connecting [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 54

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Today’s happiness is brought to you by several delightful little things: waking up to adorable “nose boops” from Felix… finding out that my photo of the day from yesterday was highlighted in the “Extraordinary Eight” on the FMS Photo A Day Facebook Group[click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 27 + 100 Happy Days – Day 53

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

Today’s happiness is brought to you by a childhood breakfast favourite: crisp, buttered toast sprinkled with a blend of cinnamon and sugar – while the toast is still hot, of course, so that the mixture melts into the butter and saturates everything with [click to continue…]

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MicroblogMonday

Today’s happiness is brought to you by my tangling supplies, specifically a brand new pad of Strathmore 6″ x 6″ Artist Tiles which I picked up last week and am finding incredibly inspirational. They’re so nice to work with – a little bigger than the standard [click to continue…]

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gratitude

Today’s happiness is brought to you by a slow, winding drive along Riverside and a quiet walk in the park on a gorgeous autumn afternoon. The trees are unspeakably lovely at this time of year, ranging in colour from crimson to copper to gold to bronze, [click to continue…]

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Well, I’m now exactly halfway through my own personal 100 Happy Days challenge – can you believe it?! The time is simply flying by!

Today’s happiness is brought to you by Inbox Zero. It’s been one of those weeks [click to continue…]

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Photo Friday: Brightly Lit + 100 Happy Days – Day 49

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My response to today’s Photo Friday “Brightly Lit” prompt is actually a two-fer. Initially I had one photo in mind, then as I was searching for it I came across another that I thought seemed particularly appropriate, so in the end when I couldn’t choose [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 48

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Today there is cause for a milestone celebration in my little corner of the blogosphere, as this is – wait for it – the 1,000th post I’ve shared with you, my readers, since opening Alphabet Salad in August, 2009! I’m pretty lousy at math, but [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 47

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Today? I’ve got nothing to offer. NOTHING. In fact, I think I’m in a deficit when it comes to cheerfulness and positivity, because things just aren’t so very much fun around here these days (and are unlikely to improve in any meaningful way until after [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 26 + 100 Happy Days – Day 46

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

As a sort of continuation of yesterday’s post, today’s happiness is brought to you by the satisfaction of a fun job completed – in this case, dividing all the goodies I bought and distributing them among 80 little treat bags, ready to be handed out [click to continue…]

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MicroblogMonday

Today’s happiness is brought to you by a whole ton of treats! No, they’re not for me (my idea of a treat is more along the lines of a bag of chips!) – rather, they will be assembled into tiny decorative bags and distributed this coming Friday [click to continue…]

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gratitude

Today’s happiness is brought to you by a sunny Sunday afternoon with time to curl up on the couch with an assortment of creature comforts – soft blanket, a fluffy cat or two, hot cup of tea – and a book I’ve wanted to read for quite some time but never [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 43

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Those of you who have been reading my blog for awhile know that I love organization. Along those lines, you might even remember that in spite of my adoration for electronic gadgets (particularly my iPhone), I actually prefer using a paper planner to [click to continue…]

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Photo Friday: Translucent + 100 Happy Days – Day 42

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I didn’t think I had anything to share for today’s Photo Friday “Translucent” prompt, but as I scrolled through my archives I found a picture I took a short time ago which I thought would work quite well. It’s the view through a privacy window on the [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 41

happysmiley

Today’s happiness is brought to you by my fluffy goofball Oscar. Before I got out of bed this morning I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed and Oscar – as he usually does – was walking all over me, getting in between my face and the iPad [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 40

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Today has not been a happy day for Canadians. For those of you who may have missed it, there was an attack this morning at Parliament Hill in Ottawa that left two dead and several others injured, and at the time of writing the situation is ongoing and [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 25 + 100 Happy Days – Day 39

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

Today’s happiness is brought to you by a tangling-related tidbit from my time in Victoria – a photo of one of my very earliest Zentangle1 tiles that’s now framed and hanging in my sister Dee’s place.
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MicroblogMonday

Once again I’m getting ahead of my usual Tangled Tuesday post (it’s still Monday, isn’t it?!), but things are moving along and I just have to share! Continuing on from my announcement the other day that I’d finished my tangled alphabet, [click to continue…]

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gratitude

Today’s happiness is brought to you by a delicious snack of WildFire Bakery bread, toasted and buttered and spread liberally (what can I say? I like a little bread with my jam!) with Mom’s chunky pear-ginger jam (AKA My Very Favourite Jam [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 36

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I almost can’t believe that this moment has actually arrived… the long-anticipated moment when I announce that I have now finished tangling the letter Z, and so today’s happiness is brought to you by a COMPLETED tangled alphabet! [click to continue…]

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