Tuesday, January 8, 2013

My Happy List: Little Surprises

My Happy List this week is all about little surprises.

My Happy List

1.   I've already completed one of my goals for January.  We cleaned-out the attic, built shelving in the attic and library closet, and organized all seasonal decor.  YAY!  While cleaning, I found a clay bowl Shanley Belle made in art class while in elementary school.  I'm so happy I found this little bowl!





Of course I have this work of art proudly on permanent display in the art studio.  :D


2.   Recently I discovered Anthology Magazine through a friend.  The magazine is published quarterly, and each one has a theme.  Imagine my grin when I saw the theme of Issue #7:  Wit and Whimsy!  :D  I've been using that title for mid-week photos I find witty and/or whimsical because I believe that our homes should make us smile.  Discovering this magazine makes me so happy, and I recently bought Issue #8 "It's a Living."

Here is a preview of Issue #7:




3.   I'm trying to take better care of my skin this winter and moisturize. Although I wear sunscreen everyday, at night I'm trying to use lotion after showering.  I recently started using Jergen's original scent lotion, and I love the cherry almond fragrance.  Smooth skin makes me happy!  :D




What little surprises have you discovered this week?
Aubrey is hosting My Happy List!  (Thanks, Aubrey)

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Until next time...

Blessings!
Ricki Jill

14 comments:

  1. That is amazing that you've made it all the way through all of your goals! Seriously awesome, we're only 8 days into the month! Good job girl!

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  2. That little bowl is too cute. Sounds like you worked all weekend, but sometimes it just feels good. Have a great week.

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  3. you go girl getting the attic all cleaned and organized and cute bowl

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  4. RJ,
    That is the sweetest little bowl. I would have it proudly displayed too.
    Oh, I also love the fragrance of Cherry Almond. It's one of my favorite scents at the moment that I've been using.

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  5. I'll check out the magazine! I've never heard of it. Good for you for starting the new year off right!

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  6. I have two little heart shaped clay dishes my kids made when they were in elementary school. They had the same teacher 4 years apart. It's funny but Ashleigh's is a whole lot smaller than Danny's. I love them and I am glad you found your sweet little piece to enjoy!

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  7. Must have been quite a little gem to find the art project. Jergens lotions are the best. So smooth and the scents aren't overwhelming.

    Thanks for joining in the Happy List party! Have a fabulous day!

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  8. I always enjoy your happy list. Need to remember to join in on this. :)

    That Jergens lotion has always smelled so good.

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  9. what wonderful things you posted, I love that lotion, its very old school but its the best, smells like cherrys and almonds ! YUM!I love the little dish, what a treasure!

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  10. This is such a cute piece of pottery, I know you will treasure it forever. Hurray for getting your attic organized! :)

    XO,
    Jane

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  11. Yay for unexpected surprises! And for moisturizing (so very important!).
    You are definitely having a productive week. :)

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  12. So glad that after all your hard work organizing, you found Shanley's bowl...so sweet!

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  13. That little bowl is adorable. What a wonderful keepsake. I am trying to work through my short term goals right now. Have crossed off a few, but still have a lot more :)
    Hugs,
    Laura

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  14. 1. The bowl is adorable and I would definitely have it on display as well.
    2. Woo Hoo for your organization skills. Good for you!

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