Happiness is________ Knowing what Happiness Is Not

This week…this week….I tell you.  It’s just been one of those weeks. I know I will look back upon this and laugh. Hahaha! Now, I’m just tired.  I sat here a bit even before opening the browser stretching for something – anything that made me happy this week.  One thing I realized, is the things Read the full article…

Happiness is – A Picnic in the Park

The house is still.  There are no kids to take my mind off the project at hand. What a great feeling!  Finally, I can ponder our very full and fun day together. Ava has been preparing for this day the entire winter.  She has been wanting to go have a picnic in the park since Read the full article…

Happiness is_____ Not Taking Anything for Granted

Sometimes it’s time to sit back and appreciate the things that enjoy everyday – and don’t think about.  Typically, I do this when I no longer have it.  For instance, yesterday morning I got up and everything was blurry – even with my glasses on. Yeah, scary. Diabetes?  Brain tumor????  What is going on now?  Read the full article…

Happiness is – Knowing that People Do Good Things

I turn on the TV, and It gets me down.  All I see is depressing stuff.  I mean, you can’t even watch a complete show – and a Cancer Treatment Centers of America commercial comes on. It’s like – ugh.   Like I really want to think about having stage 4 pancreatic cancer, and planning where Read the full article…

Happiness is__________ Week Eleven

Happiness is my kids and everything they do to make me crazy, proud, happy, sad and everything in between! There is nothing that brings me more joy – than seeing my children blossom before my very eyes. What makes you happy?   What does happiness mean to you?  Visit Crazy Adventures in Parenting and leave a Read the full article…

Happiness Is ________Seeing my Daughter Grow and Develop

In my Our Love For Books Week, I wanted to show  you how proud I am of my 4 year old daughter. She has found her love for books! We read this book so much, she has the entire thing memorized.  She recited the entire book for her Suzuki Violin teacher.  She had a bit Read the full article…

Happiness is Gold

Yesterday was a very busy day preparing for the Blue and Gold Banquet for the Cub Scouts.  Of course, I didn’t have anything to do with planning it – but I still had a busy day – constantly moving. I think I got a little help enjoying it. I took Hadyn over to a friends Read the full article…

How Should I Love Thee? Affirmations of Hope

I will never forget my Mother saying to me…               You know, Lisa, every time somebody knocks you done – you just bounce back up.  Boompt! I had never thought about it until just then.  My adult life has definitely been filled with it’s share of ups and downs.  For me it’s been about Read the full article…

Happiness is_____? Life

  It’s been very dreary here.  It’s been cloudy, cold, windy, rainy/snowy.. .and just blah.  Over the past few days, I have been soul searching in what makes me happy.  It’s kind of hard to find happiness when you just feel cold and blah, you know? So, when I couldn’t come up with anything – Read the full article…

Happiness is___________(Week 6)

The Family

I have so much to be happy about this week!  My heart is absolutely overfilled with joy. Happiness is…  Going to the gym and becoming physically and mentally stronger.  This is my physical Trainer.  This was after a kickboxing workout on no sleep.  Grayson had a meltdown in the end, so we had to stop Read the full article…