- Sweet Dreams: Thursday night I dreamed that we were moving. All night long, I was packing boxes, and loading them onto a truck. I woke up exhausted from working all night. But Friday night, I was rewarded with a better dream: we had bought an adorable cottage on a lake. The boys were not pleased with this new place, as there was nowhere for them to live, but the garage was filled with motorcycles, so I knew I had brought Dom along to our new place. While I have no plans to move in the near or distant future, I am getting to be of the age where just a good night's sleep makes me happy....toss in some sweet dreams and well...we're off to a great start to the weekend!
- Tea time with friends: Yesterday, I enjoyed a lovely birthday tea with my friend Terri and a couple of her friends. For 16 years now, every February we gather together to celebrate Terri's birthday. I can't think of anyone who enjoys their birthday more than Terri. We could all take a page from her playbook in that regard: the birthdays are going to come whether we want them to or not, might as well embrace them and turn it into a party! .
- Finding my crafting mojo.: Last night, I joined my friend Fran for an evening of scrapbooking. OK truth be told, I'm pretty much over my obsession with traditional scrapbooking. Yep, you've read that right. I fear I have crossed over to the dark side of photo books. I have found that over the course of a few days, I can put together a photo book that includes all the pictures from the past year at a fraction of the cost of traditional scrapbooking....well, assuming you catch one of the Shutterfly sales. So, while I wasn't up for scrapbooking,
I didn't want to pass on an opportunity to spend time with my dear friend. (that is the downside of going digital: missing out on the social aspect of crops and retreats). So, I grabbed some card making stuff and headed over to her friend's house. I putzed, puttered and before I knew it, I had made a handful of cards. Walking away from the evening without making any purchases, only added to my sense of happiness!
Yep, Happiness is indeed in the little things!