Category Archives: Other Gems

Image:  Hungryforchange.tv A few months ago, on the Huffington Post, I came across the most brilliant article about the Habits of Happy People. Just reading it made me happy. It is truly inspiring and I just felt compelled to share … Continue reading

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Image:  Fortbragg.com I love-love-love the 4th of July! It’s an easy, stress-free (i.e. NO gifts!), fun-filled holiday. The decor is celebratory but not frivolous (though don’t get me wrong, I do love my frivolity!). The food is fresh and mouthwatering. … Continue reading

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Image:  Torontosun.com It is rare, if ever, that I have been happy with a photograph of myself. Especially after the Tamoxifen 10+ pounds I have gained (16 to be exact). I am thankful for all of the comments and compliments … Continue reading

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Image:  Cutemomentsphotography.com A friend sent me the link for Blackboard Adventures, and I have to tell you I was delighted by her series. In this series, Anna imagines what newborn children may be dreaming of as they lay asleep. How cute is that? … Continue reading

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Image:  convio.cancer.ca Walking on Sunshine What better way to start the summer than by Walking on Sunshine? I mean, really. Just thinking about this song makes my toe tap and my tushie move, which is always a Shining Moment in … Continue reading

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Hope

Image: Familylovehope.wordpress.com Hope…What an incredible word. It is what holds us in anticipation, and it is what can spark our individual greatness from within. Hope is always looking forward at the possibilities, and cannot be held back in the past. … Continue reading

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Image: Lipmag.com It’s been a long time since I’ve been blown away by a book. Well, it was worth the wait. The Fault in Our Stars is the kind of book that you don’t want to put down…and think about first thing … Continue reading

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Image: teachingwithloveandlaughter.blogspot.com Great nail color.  Is it Dior? (It’s actually from CVS, but thanks.) You kind of look like Uma Thurman. (Thanks.  I can die happy now!) Are you a ballerina? (OMGOMGOMGOMGOMG I wish! I just have an outward pronation.) … Continue reading

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Free Retreats

Image: Ayouthministry.org  Many women affected by breast cancer need a place that offers rest, relaxation and lots of laughs. Retreats offer just the right safe haven for breast cancer patients and survivors. Anybody going through cancer just needs a break … Continue reading

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Image:  ABCteach.com “Sitting at 36,000 feet above ground is not my favorite place to be. It takes a lot to get me airborne. The 24 hours before any flight is filled with tremendous anxiety and a need to finish every project … Continue reading

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