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100 Happy Days – Day 78

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It was a gorgeous, sunny Saturday here in Windsor, and what did I do? Lucky me got to stay inside all day to wash load after load after load (after LOAD) of laundry – my own because I’d procrastinated for far too long, and Peter’s because he can’t get downstairs yet [click to continue…]

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Photo Friday: Park + 100 Happy Days – Day 77

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My choice for today’s Photo Friday prompt – “Park” – was taken a couple of summers ago while waiting in line for kettle corn at Art in the Park. I have no idea who those two little boys might be, but I loved their attitude of curiosity and anticipation as [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 76

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Today was particularly busy – and very productive – and by the time dinner rolled around I was ravenous. (Of course it didn’t help that many of my friends in the US were posting photos of their delicious-looking Thanksgiving dinners [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 75

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Today’s happiness is once again brought to you by a treat that showed up in the mailbox, only this time it’s a lovely – and very intriguing! – book: No Excuses Art Journaling: Making Time for Creativity by Gina Rossi Armfield. It’s been on my wish list [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 30 + 100 Happy Days – Day 74

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

This is totally NOT tangling-related, but… today’s happiness is brought to you by my first ever perfect score on the Wii Fit Advanced Step workout! And before this screen came up to confirm my score I was rewarded with a “Perfect Moves” banner [click to continue…]

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MicroblogMonday

Today’s happiness is brought to you by my delicious and colourful broccoli slaw salad loaded with fresh veggies and a few green grapes, topped with roasted pumpkin seeds and dried cranberries, and drizzled with a tangy raspberry vinaigrette [click to continue…]

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Today’s happiness is brought to you by a relaxing Sunday of staying inside our cozy house with my little family on a grey day, ignoring all the work that needs to be done, and starting a new 8″ x 10″ ZIA.
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100 Happy Days – Day 71

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Home again, home again, jiggety-jig! Yes, that’s right – just two nights in the hospital for Peter before they sent him packing, which has got to be some kind of a record! He’s doing just fine – still building up his strength post-surgery, [click to continue…]

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Photo Friday: Metal + 100 Happy Days – Day 70

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Two summers ago I experienced Chicago for the very first time, and immediately fell in love with the city. It’s an amazing place! My visit was fairly short, but I still managed to fit in several of the essentials (Chicago-style pizza, anyone?!), including a [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 69

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Immediately after Peter’s surgeon informed me that this morning’s operation was complete and had gone well, I headed downstairs to the hospital cafeteria to make some calls to various family members so that I could pass on the good news. [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 68

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This has been a rather stressful day for me, as we’ve been wrapping up the final preparations for Peter’s upcoming hip replacement surgery and the recovery time to follow. I’ve been pretty calm and together about it up until now, and [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 29 + 100 Happy Days – Day 67

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

Today’s happiness is brought to you by the annual (and very exciting!) appearance of my own personal “Yes, the holidays are coming!” sign – opening my mailbox and finding that this year’s Lee Valley Christmas Gift Catalog had been delivered! [click to continue…]

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MicroblogMonday

Today’s happiness is brought to you by the results of this morning’s weekly weigh-in, which gave me the opportunity to move another handful of pebbles from my Going… Going jar to the (MUCH more satisfying) Gone! one. [click to continue…]

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gratitude

Today’s happiness is brought to you by an odd little (well, not REALLY so little) something that’s actually on my gratitude list as well: my home office scanner. Weird, right? But hang on – I can explain…
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Remember those tiny origami stars that made me so happy yesterday? Well, today’s happiness is brought to you by watching the antics that ensued when I decided to give one of them to Felix.
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Photo Friday: Tiny + 100 Happy Days – Day 63

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Though I originally had another picture in mind to share with you for today’s Photo Friday “Tiny” prompt, as I scrolled through my archives I stumbled across a different one that I realized would be even better! So my choice for today is actually [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 62

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Today’s happiness is brought to you by a joyful wave of phone calls, cards, gifts, and good wishes from family and friends as Peter and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary. That’s a pretty fabulous milestone to reach, I’d say, and most definitely happy-making! [click to continue…]

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100 Happy Days – Day 61

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Today has been rather blah. Oh, it wasn’t bad or anything – just dull and boring and uneventful. What I’m really happy about at this moment is the fact that we’re meeting up with our trivia team later this evening – but since I can’t exactly take a photo of [click to continue…]

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Tangled Tuesday No. 28 + 100 Happy Days – Day 60

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

Today’s happiness is brought to you by a long-awaited, tangling-related, makes-me-elated milestone: Ten Thousand Tangles now – finally – includes a Zenletter Collection featuring my tangled alphabet series!
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MicroblogMonday

Today’s happiness is brought to you by an afternoon date with myself: a leisurely walk through newly-streetscaped Old Walkerville (a nice way to take advantage of the good weather while it lasts!), followed by some time with my current read while [click to continue…]

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