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The Happiness Report #16 – Randomness Edition

Happiness Report

Happy weekend, friends! What better time to share a happiness report than the beginning of a weekend. I’m sure there will be lots more happiness happening over the weekend, but for now, here is what’s making me happy lately… The older three kids all got started off to school without a hitch. I was the…

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The Happiness Report #15 – Smile Like Michael Phelps

Erin Condren Life Planner

My husband and I have been chatting about Michael Phelps and some of his interviews at the beginning of the Olympics. I don’t know if you saw what we saw, but at the start he seemed completely checked out… like he wasn’t excited to be there. As the week went on and he started winning…

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Happiness is a Bowl Full of Cherries {Recipe: Cherry Cream Coffee Cake}

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I am happy. It feels so good to say that. I am happy and that makes me happy. After a year of ups and downs, worrying, frets and stress it feels so good to be able to say that I really am happy. Our summer, so far,  has been one of intentional happiness. I purposely…

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My ABC’s of Happiness Snapfish Photo Book

My Snapfish Photo Book is done and thanks to your ideas, I think I have come up with something that truly represents what I hoped to capture of 2011. One of my favorite features of Dine & Dish this past year and something that seemed to be the most well received by you all was…

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Happiness Report #14 – Birthdays, Blogs & More!

Kelly 8

I just realized I haven’t done a Happiness Report since the first part of September. Eeeks! Well I have a lot to be happy for right now, so I’m going to share some of that with you! My first baby girl is celebrating her 8th birthday today! Kelly really is one of those kids who…

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Happiness Report #13 – Affirmation, Music & More

Leah Mirror

It’s time for another happiness report. I’m going to be honest here… I haven’t had a completely happy time of things lately. I guess I’ve never had a close family member die before, other than a grandparent, and I am surprised at how hard the grief from losing my brother is hitting me. My heart…

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The Happiness Report #12 – Iced Coffee, Flowers and Moleskine

Dried Roses

I learned something today. When you think you aren’t happy… when you are in a funk… and you sit down and decide to write down recent things that have made you happy words seem to take over and you can’t stop writing. Little did you know, there is so much around you making you happy!…

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The Happiness Report #11 – My Brother Larry

Wow – what a week! Last weekend, my husband and I took our kids to Iowa to spend the week with Grandma and Grandpa. When we arrived home, I collapsed into bed only to be jarred awake a few minutes later by the phone ringing. It was one of my sisters and she told me…

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The Happiness Report #10

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I hinted to this some earlier in the week, but… My brother has cancer. We found out this week that he has Stage 4 cancer in the form of an inoperable mass pressing against his esophagus. In addition, we were told this evening that his spine is deteriorating, which most likely means the cancer has…

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