celebrate everything

Celebrate Everything

Angie Blessed, Celebration, Cheer, Children, Family, Fun, Happiness, Insight, Inspiration, Joy, Life, Roll With It, Spirit, Thankful 4 Comments

“May you live all the days of your life.” ~Jonathan Swift Dear Universe, I love being around kids. There’s something about the way they enjoy the little things that reminds me to pay attention to everything.  There’s something about the way they live so fully and completely that can be contagious. They are walking bundles of emotion with smiles one …

Taking on Traditions

Angie Balance, Blessings, Celebration, Christmas, Family, Friends, Giving, Gratitude, Happiness, Holidays, Peace, Positive, Time, Traditions 0 Comments

“…There are often many things we feel we should do that, in fact, we don’t really have to do.  Getting to the point where we can tell the difference is a major milestone in the simplification process.” ~Elaine St. James Dear Universe, The holiday season is a time filled with traditions we love. It’s also a time to reflect on …

Find Your Tribe

Angie Acceptance, Blessings, Changes, Choices, Destiny, Energy, Family, Feelings, Friends, Intentions, Journey, Judgment Free, Kindness, Lessons, Letting Go, Life, Love, Mindfulness, Peace, Positive, Soul, Thankful, Timing, Trust, Vibes 0 Comments

Cheers!  Sending you a cup filled with good vibes! “You must surround yourself with the right people for where you are in life.  In order to do that, start by being your most authentic self.” Dear Universe, Over the past few years something has become apparent to me. Not everyone around you wants to be walking the same path as …

Cheer and be Cheered

Angie Appreciation, Cheer, Family, Feelings, Friends, Gratitude, Happiness, Helping, Hope, Inspiration, Intentions, Uplift 2 Comments

“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” ~Helen Keller Dear Universe, The other day I sent my dear friend an email.  It was a link to a piece I had written and I wanted her to see it. She wrote back so encouragingly, so quickly, so completely excited—just like …

Beyond Blessed: A Heartfelt Birthday Thanks

Angie Abundance, Appreciation, Believe, Birthday, Blessings, Celebration, Champagne, Chocolate, Coffee, Cooking, Faith, Family, Feelings, Food, Friends, Fun, Generosity, Gratitude, Happiness, Health, Journey, Joy, Laughing, Learning, Life, Love, Pampering, Party, Passion, Peace, Positive, Present, Rituals, Time, Traditions, Universe, Writing 0 Comments

“The cake had a trick candle that wouldn’t go out, so I didn’t get my wish.  Which was just that it would always be like this…” ~Janet Fitch Dear Universe, Today is my birthday.  Before the day gets started, I just wanted to say thank you for the gift of another year. My life is full of things I am …

Old School

Angie Appreciation, Books, Family, Gratitude, Inspiration, Joie de Vivre, Joy, Keep Calm, Memories, Past, Photographs, Reading, Relaxation, Rituals, Stories, Traditions, Vacation 0 Comments

“Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.” ~William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Dear Universe, I’m a bit of an old soul. I listen to songs from way before my time, I love wearing my grandmother’s jewelry and looking through old black and white family photos makes me content. So …

Spring Fling

Angie Beginnings, Celebration, Changes, Dancing, Family, Friends, Fun, Gratitude, Healing, Light, Positive, Rituals, Spring, Time, Traditions 0 Comments

“No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.”  ~Proverb Dear Universe, Spring is in the air.  I can feel it—or at least I am pretending I can feel it! The other day it was a tropical 40 degrees when I woke up to the sound of birds chirping.  At first I thought I must be hearing things, …

Star-Studded

Angie Celebration, Champagne, Entertainment, Family, Friends, Fun, Los Angeles, Movies, Party, Shows, Stars, Traditions 2 Comments

“What did Dom Perignon say to fellow monks after he invented champagne? … ‘Come quickly, I am tasting the stars.’”  ~John Green Dear Universe, I’ve always liked watching the Oscars. The glitz, the glamour, the fashion, the speeches… The friendly betting. For years, my family and I have had an Oscar pool.  We pretend it’s for big bucks, but really …