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Meaningful Mondays: Happiness starts with you

Happiness starts with you

Happiness starts with you Did you know that? MAY has been my month to focus on happiness and what I’ve reminded myself is that Happiness cannot come from material things, or from other people. It is up to ME because long term happiness comes from within and the choices we make. Widipedia defines Happiness as: Happiness is a mental or… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Celebration of Happiness Month

Celebration of Happiness

If you read my blog you will know that I’m making May my month of happiness. We should find happiness in our lives each day and not just for a month. However, sometimes life is busy or we are feeling down and we just can’t summon that uplifting feeling. I’m like that – what about you? So I’ve decided now… Read more »

Friday Favourites: Revisiting My Favourite Mother’s Day posts

Mother's Day

  This Sunday is Mother’s Day and I’ll be spending the morning running with my daughter in the Mother’s Day Classic in memory of my Mum who died from breast cancer 30 years ago. I’ve written a few posts this week and in previous years around the Mother’s Day theme.  As part of my Friday Favourites, I wanted to revisit… Read more »

My Mother’s Day Morning Tradition

My Mother's Day Morning Tradition

  Mother’s Day is the one day when most Mums will hopefully be able to sleep in and perhaps be  spoilt and appreciated by her children with breakfast in bed. As my children are adults and my daughter is also a Mum, breakfast in bed hasn’t really happened for me in a long time.  Although, I do remember when they… Read more »

The best thing about being a grandmother – 6 grandmothers share their thoughts.

  In my previous post The Best thing about being a grandmother, I shared my thoughts on the subject and how much joy and love I have found experiencing life through my grandson’s eyes. As Mother’s Day is in May, I asked several grandmothers what the best thing about being a grandmother is.  I just loved doing this post and… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: The best thing about being a grandmother

Best thing about being a grandmother

  This month I’m writing about Making May Your Month of Happiness  and what could bring more happiness to our lives than our grandchildren? The best thing about being a grandmother apart from just having grandchildren is the joy they bring to our lives. Although it is difficult to select one ‘best thing’ isn’t it? This is the first of… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Why My Mondays aren’t Manic anymore

My Mondays aren't manic anymore

There are songs written about Mondays which I have to admit aren’t too positive and poor old Monday gets a bad wrap.  For example, ‘I don’t like Mondays’ by the Boomtown Rats, released in 1979 was written following a school shooting spree.  ‘Just another manic Monday’ by the Bangles was released in 1986  bemoans the fact that the weekend is… Read more »

A writing challenge: A sentence a day for April

a sentence a day

For the month of April I took the challenge of writing a sentence a day. I read a post by Jodie from Jtouchofstyle about writing a sentence a day and she introduced me to Leslie from Once Upon a time happily ever after . On the first week of each month, we link our posts up and can read what… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Make May YOUR month of happiness

May the month of happiness

  I’ve just returned from a 7 day cruise to New Caledonia and Vanuatu.  The time away certainly gave me time to reflect and think about my life – what I am happy with and what I would like to change. It also made me appreciate all that I have in my life. May the month of happiness. This month… Read more »

Beach fun & safety: check out the best protection tips from skin care experts

7 sun safe tips from skin care experts.

  Living in Australia, we are renowned for beautiful beaches and hot summers.  We also have one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world. My guest writer this week is Annie Lizstan.  Annie has previously written for Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond about Magnesium Oil with Aloe Vera: 7 Benefits for Joint Pain Relief. & Is Your Food… Read more »