A Mood Boost A Day


Happy New Year!

I know, we’re almost halfway through January already but here’s a question…  What springs to mind for you when you think of the new year?

Somewhere in the mix for many is the “R” word – RESOLUTIONS. Did you make any new year’s resolutions this year? If so, have you been able to stick to it so far?

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Give Into The Trend

colouring pageI’ve written about the benefits for colouring before…

Have you tried it yet?

5 Reasons To Give Into the Adult Coloring Book Trend


One thing I have recently done… I’ve given into the Pinterest trend. One of my boards is “Colouring Pages”. They’re things that caught my eye and inspired me – maybe they will for you too. Might be a quick and easy place to start.  🙂

Small Things Are Big

Don’t underestimate the small things.

My daughter got a hair cut last week. She had a lot of hair… It crossed my mind to look into donating it. We discussed it and she liked the idea so after the cut we sent in her14 inch-long ponytail to Beautiful Length. For her, what she did wasn’t a big deal. I mean the hair would have fallen on the salon floor, been swept up and disposed of…probably to the garbage. But for someone who receives the real-hair wig that this ponytail went in (it takes 8 to 15 of them to make one wig) it is likely a huge deal.

Big Cut

You know though, a lot of things in life are like that!

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picgifs-beautifulWhat’s beautiful to you?

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that’s probably true.

During my art class a couple weeks ago there was another event taking place in the building at the same time and a couple of the fellows were gracious enough to help me clean up. One of them commented “Wow”. It wasn’t wow, how nice or beautiful but more along the lines of wow, what a mess. And from a certain stand point it was a mess…but it was a beautiful mess.

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Pray for Paris – Pray for the World

Liam Dineen #PrayForWorld                                               Peace by Jody Steel

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget webWorld War I was suppose to be “the war to end all wars” but we know that was not the case. Many people from many nations fought in this and subsequent conflicts. A number of these paid the ultimate price – their lives. Even peace does not guarantee reprieve as service personnel and civilians alike have been injured or killed in these times or on peacekeeping missions.








Those who do not learn from the past are destined to repeat it.