Blogmas’ Ingredients – day 2

Happy Blogmas! Or is it Merry Blogmas?! Either way it’s necessary to get creative with posts since my introduction to Blogmas was November 30 and it got rolling December 1! For those of you just learning that Blogmas is a thing, let me explain. From December 1-25  Blogmas participants all...

How to Win the Lottery!

Two years after my mother died, I wanted a fun way to acknowledge her birthday. It had to be something simple, something easy, and something original. After brainstorming, one idea hit the mark!  In life, my mother was a HUGE fan of lottery scratch tickets. Something I often and happily...

7 Magical Lessons Learned from a Guru named Kindness – Kindness Challenge

For the past 7 weeks, I’ve been exploring kindness as part of Niki Meadow’s Kindness Challenge from her blog The Richness of the Simple Life. I’ve had unexpected and magical experiences. Here is what a Guru named Kindness has taught me! 1.Week 1’s kindness act involved self–love.  I learned that...

Kindness Counts- Kindness Challenge, Week 7

Wise Gandalf from The Hobbit, speaks for me for this week during the kindness challenge. He says, “I find it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay…small acts of kindness and love.” The small acts of kindness and love I experienced this week,...

I'll Get You My Pretty! Not. Kindness Challenge, Week 2

Grim, that is how the Kindness Challenge's self-compassion week felt! Self-love week was joyous while unloved and unseen parts bathed themselves in self-love, enjoying the warmth and healing. But self-compassion the sacred act of suffering with the suffering parts of myself; totally sucked! To support and encourage the suffering parts,...