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Thoughts for Thursday:Random Acts of Kindness!

Random Acts of Kindness Week Feb.15-Feb.21
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~Leo Buscaglia
A kind act is "random" when it is unexpected-done simply out of the will to extend goodness, person to person, without expecting anything in return.
I  just learned that this week is" Random Acts of Kindness week".
What can you do? It doesn't have to be  huge! Little things count so much!Something as small as a smile may brighten someone's day. Let's all do our part.This week and beyond!

Kindness is love in action. When you give kindness, all things take their rightful place. It matters not where or when...just give. If you watch, you will see a need, and then will find that there is great joy in giving.

The best portion of a good man's life - his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. ~

And the winner is....

Announcing the winner of One World One heart giveaway! Donna of  "Creative Journaling my way". I decided to give the whole kit n caboodle to one single winner and she is it! Congratulations Donna!
Thanks to  everyone who entered my drawing!
Wish I could have sent everyone a gift!

I had a blast visiting all the blogs I could. I plan on going to see the ones I haven't seen!Such wonderful creative souls!So much inspiration!So much to learn!new friends to make!So I definitely am a winner in that sense!

Thanks a million to Lisa Swifka for making this possible.

These are the prizes!
This is the necklace and earring set made by me for this event. can't wait to do it again next year!

Thoughts for Thursday

"The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things." This is what I saw when I looked outside my window this morning. Lots and lots of snow! No school for the kids of course! I was lucky I didn't have to go to work. I got to go back to bed and snuggle with Kylie! Jorge had to work half the day. But when he came back he and Kylie had  fun together doing a craft project. We got melty beads which get placed on a template...
Then you use an iron and special paper to melt the beads so they will fuse together.
...and Tada! Fuse bead "people! She had so much fun spending time with Daddy doing this project. It makes us all happy to spend time together ,especially when it's unexpected!
I had also gotten  Model Magic clay for Kylie and she loved it!
It turned out to be a great day for all of us.My older girls just slept and relaxed all day... I got the chance to look for some of my craft supplies that were packed!Joy!
There is much joy to be found in the …

Musical Monday:One Love by Bob Marley

One  Love! One heart let's get together and feeeeel alright!!!!
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,This one is longer!

I love Musical Monday more each week!I am so glad that Diane hosts this every Monday over at Good Mourning Glory!Thanks to her I actually look forward to my Mondays!Thanks Diane! I really have fallen in  love with blogs and bloggingIt's an awesome feeling to be able to visit blogs from all over the states and all over the world!I am feeling even more inspired by the blog event that's being hosted right now called One world One heart~participating in that gave me the inspiration to pick this song by Mr.Bob Marley for this week's Musical Monday! If you're  justa tiny bit curious about One World One heart blog event,go on over to check it out  here
you won't regret it!
Have a wonderful Monday!!!! Keep on dancing through your week!

One World One Heart event! Let's join!

Take a magic carpet ride with me!

A few evenings ago I was visiting the blogs I follow and I came upon this  logo:

I  clicked on it and was immediately  transported over to a whimsical bohemian's blog. She is hosting "One world One heart" .. Lisa Swifka created this event in 2007 and it was such a success she does it annually now! How great is that??? Last time I checked there are over 1,000 participants! A bunch of creative,artistic , awesome bloggers participating! A bunch of friends to be made and ideas to share! That's the idea behind this event.Uniting people from all over the world! The give aways are just a little bonus!  I am so excited to be a part of this! To learn more about the " ONE WORLD ONE HEART" event , just click on the logo. You will find all  the details about OWOH there.
I will be giving away these colorful celestial wall hangings :

I am also going to put together a goody bag which will be filled with note cards, stickers, a journal & more! …

Friday Funnies: meet Cathy Thorne

It isn't  all that easy finding cute and funny cartoons on line you know??? I swear I spent over two hours on the look out for something to post tonight.Finally I came upon this website: It's by Cathy Thorne.I thought the cartoons were cute and I got a chuckle because I think many women can relate to her humor.Check out her web site. I "fanned" her on FaceBook.This way I'll get to see what new cartoons she's come out with.Here are a few.Enjoy!
Laughter is the best medicine and I need lots of it! Hope you enjoyed my Friday funnies!
Keep laughter in your life!

Thoughts for Thursday

"Always have faith in yourself. It is not easy to live life sometimes and face the world with a smile when you're crying inside. It takes a lot of courage to reach down inside yourself. Hold on to that strength that's still there and know that tomorrow is a new day with new possibilities. If you can just hold on long enough to see this through, you'll come out a new person - stronger, with more understanding and with a new pride in yourself from knowing you made it." ~ Kathy Obara

I was looking around tonight for a saying or quote to match how I've been feeling lately and this one seems just right.
I don't usually share too many  really personal things on this blog.I don't think anyone reads it anyway. There are more interesting,more beautiful and well written blogs out there, so it's not surprising to me.But I keep posting to it anyway, because I enjoy it and I am following some pretty interesting and,creative people that inspire me
Any how ,I dig…

Musical Monday::Live Like We're Dying!::

Cherish every one that you love,every moment.Never take anything for granted.Live intensely.Laugh loud,play a lot,love deeply....LIVE!

I LOVE this song! I love Musical Monday ,hosted by Diane over checkher out! Join in on the fun! Have a wonderful joy filled week and remember to LIVE like you were dying!!!