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Announcing Positivity Mondays: Let’s Lift Our Weeks!

I have been thinking or quite sometime about this lovely blog, and what I can do to expand ideas that I share here.  Over the past few months, I have been called a positive blogger by both readers and fellow bloggers. {Thank you! Oh so sweet off you say!} Then, in my Ask Me Anything […]

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Mountains, Seaside and Castles {Oh My!}

Are you ready for another weekend in Wales? Ready to be inspired to pack your bags and venture to Wales? I do hope so! This weekend plan is actually a "real life" itinerary, as it is based on our recent weekend away for Valentines Day. This weekend is still based again in North Wales on the … [Read More...]


4 Ways to Infuse Joy in the Workplace

Hooray for March! The month of welcoming spring, life in bloom, lighter evenings and summer is calling around the corner. And then, today there was a weird mix of snow, hail and sunshine but no matter I know that spring is right around the corner. And that to me, is simply glorious. Last week, I … [Read More...]


Wrapping Up the Month of February

Hi friends and happy happy Friday to you all. This week has been banana crazy, where I have been running around, juggling and making magic. But, overall it was good. It was another good week in the books. But are we really at the end of February? What!?! How is that possible? How the heck did … [Read More...]

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Spring Clean Bad Vibes: 3 Ways to Get Rid of Negative Energy

Hi friends, and happy Monday! Can you believe that we are in the last week of February? I can hardly believe it! It seems like just a few weeks ago it was Christmas and now we are on the cusp of March. I don't know about you, but I am ready to welcome Spring weather (and the lovely blooms) with open … [Read More...]


Wishing a Happy Birthday to My First Champion

Hello my dear sweet friends and Happy Friday! I have to admit, this week has been filled with some challenges and some victories. Just a little bit of juggling, a little bit of stress and there was also some laughter and joy. There are good things on the horizon, like my sister and her wife arriving … [Read More...]


Celebrating Pancake Day in Expat Style

Happy Pancake Day friends! For my American readers back home, you may be wondering what I am talking about. Pancakes?! What? Yes. Today is Pancake Day here in the UK, or really Shrove Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday is the last Tuesday before Ash Wednesday and typically the tradition calls for sweet and … [Read More...]

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Give Me a Highlight of Your Year…

Why hello my little gumdrops and happy Tuesday to you all!  I love this time of year as we enjoy the festive fun while thinking of all the wonderful moments and highlights for the past year.  I find myself constantly reflecting on growth, change, memories and adventures which typically leads to resolutions and plans for […]