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Happiness Report 26

The Happiness Report #26

Hi friends! Welcome to my first Happiness Report of 2014. Coming down off the holidays is always a bit of a bummer, but I’m doing my very best to try and find the silver lining! We had a very, very low key holiday…dare I say it was almost boring? My family wasn’t able to get […]

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Happiness Report Number 25

The Happiness Report #25

Happy Sunday, everyone! I’ve been feeling like such a bad blogger because I absolutely know that now is the time I should be doling out gift guide posts and SEO rich cookie and treat recipes, and Christmas crafting ideas but I’m just not feeling it. Honestly, when you are trying to lose weight, creating unnecessary […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe from dineanddish.net

A Collection of Mushroom Recipes

  Thank you all so much for sharing your favorite mushroom recipes over the past 2 weeks. With your help, we were able to bring awareness to The Mushroom Industry’s initiative to “Go Pink” for breast cancer awareness! As you know from my earlier post featuring my Creamy Mushroom and 3 Bean Soup, this is […]

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6 Philadelphia Cream Cheese Recipes from www.dineanddish.net

The Many Shades of Philadelphia Cream Cheese

(1) Raspberry Parfaits (2) Baked Onion Ring Dip (3) Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake (4) Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake (5) Zucchini Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting (6) Monterrey Spinach Artichoke Dip I’m kind of a big fan of things with Philadelphia Cream Cheese in them. I was looking through past recipes in my blog archives the other day […]

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Happiness Report #13 – Affirmation, Music & More

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

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

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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John Daly Cocktail

The Happiness Report #9 – Cozi, Cocktails & Instagram

Happy Summertime, everyone! You know the warmer weather makes me especially happy after the harsh winter we’ve had. I thought I’d share a little dose of what’s been making me happy lately. Every summer, I choose a cocktail that is going to be my summer drink. I’m not a big drinker, but in the summer […]

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The Happiness Report #8 – Pinch Me, Plates & Decluttering

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a happiness report over here. It’s not that I haven’t had things to be happy about…it’s just that I have been so busy with regular life lately to actually sit down and share some things with you all. First off, last week a friend of mine and […]

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