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30 Days Hath September

And since we’re already 3 days in, that means that our wedding is 4 weeks from today (meaning Wednesday!)!  It’s getting to be crunch time, and the to-do list keeps growing, but it’s all good and exciting stuff! So much to be happy about – August fairly flew by and was filled with awesomeness!  For example… Continue reading 30 Days Hath September

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Fond Ferragosto Memories

And a Buon Ferragosto it was!  Ferragosto 2013 was highly anticipated (almost the best part of a vacation, right?) and truly was a time of great fellowship and relaxation! I was there for 10 nights and 11 days – how luxurious is that? The weather was perfect day after day after day… and night after… Continue reading Fond Ferragosto Memories


What’s Making Me Happy 8.31.13

Since it’s the last day of “Happiness Happens Month,” August 2013, I wanted to get one more Happiness post in!  It’s been a light blogging month, because so much fun has been going on!  Many of the items listed below are worthy of their own posts, and I will work on that in September.  So… Continue reading What’s Making Me Happy 8.31.13

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What’s Making Me Happy 8.8.13

It is the 14th annual Happiness Happens day today, sponsored by the Secret Society of Happy People!  Thought I’d do a quick “what’s making me happy” list to commemorate. The Timehop app makes me so happy.  I know I’ve mentioned it before (haven’t I?) but it’s an app that shows my social media posts from… Continue reading What’s Making Me Happy 8.8.13

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What’s Making Me Happy, July Edition!

Apartment Hunting! We make apartment hunting fun!   Stops for coffee (Dunn Bros) Stops for mid-afternoon sustenance (Salut Bar) Rooftop dining with Deadra (Louie’s Ristorante) Looking forward to more Minneapolis adventures! Co-workers! Book talks at Binkies Happy hours after supervision Celebrations of LICSW after work Strolling along the river in Red Wing Summer fun and… Continue reading What’s Making Me Happy, July Edition!

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44 Things – Quarter 4

Yes, Quarter 4.  In a few months I will be having another birthday!  I have been so busy lately that I haven’t had much time for self-reflection, so I haven’t completed this thought yet.  Let’s see what comes of it for now… 44 Things: Q4 – Things to DO or LOOK FORWARD TO! (July, August,… Continue reading 44 Things – Quarter 4

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Ferragosto Food Memories

Ferragosto 2012 is a beautiful memory!  It was hard to leave on Friday, as the sky was blue, that sun was warm and the air was cool… perfect for basking!  So bask I did… and when I got home I was exhausted!  All that sunshine wears a person out! I mostly took pictures of the… Continue reading Ferragosto Food Memories

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Ready for Ferragosto!

From my first Ferragosto invitation: What is Ferragosto, you ask?  Ferragosto is an Italian holiday celebrated on August 15.  Originally, it was related to a celebration of the middle of the summer and the end of hard labor in the fields.  In later times, the Roman Catholics adopted this date as the Holy Day of… Continue reading Ready for Ferragosto!

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Happiness is… my own domain name?

According to the Secret Society of Happy People today is the 13th Annual Happiness Happens Day.  August is Happiness Happens Month.  Or something.  But I’m all about Happiness, so I’ll buy in to anything that may make others think about happiness and what makes them happy and how to make others happy.  🙂 So for today,… Continue reading Happiness is… my own domain name?

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40 Things (3)

Playing along with Boof’s 40 Day Book Challenge for her 40th birthday, day 3 – 3) A book with a favourite character I’m sure that there are others but last summer I read the book “Love Walked In” by Marisa de los Santos and I remember vividly that I wanted to be friends with Cornelia.… Continue reading 40 Things (3)