Day Six: Welcome New Neighbors

Remember Sunday? I made some cookies. I purposefully double the recipe. Well, today’s the day! We just had some new neighbors move in down the street. And I have appointed myself to be the welcoming committee for our neighborhood. Into the oven went the cookie dough, filling the house with the scent of yummy brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Yummy! Yummy Molasses Cookies! I sure hope our neighbors like this recipe as much as I do. I wrote a card of welcome. ‘Welcome to the ‘hood,’ I said, or something like that. And packed a dozen cookies in a nice … Continue reading Day Six: Welcome New Neighbors

Day Three: Homemade Cards

The weekend. Days off work that are meant for running, playing, and housework. I want to spread good cheer and happiness. But I am so busy. Homemade cards. I took the supplies that I already had and loving folded and drew and stickered good cheer all over them. Simple. Well-meant. Putting happy thoughts into each stroke of the colored pencil. Delivered the cards. Wishing happiness to the few recipients. I hope you have a happy day! Although small, never underestimate the effect of happiness. Continue reading Day Three: Homemade Cards

Day Two: Make Someone Smile

Today was a shopping day for me. You know, the usual — groceries. But that doesn’t mean I can’t spread cheer on an otherwise ordinary day. My goal for today was to make someone smile. Not just any someone, but someone I have never met and someone who could really use a smile. I had my plan. So, off I went on my errand running for the day. I knew exactly the place I would deliver my smile. I stopped by the dollar store on the way to the grocery store. Did you know they have happy face balloons at … Continue reading Day Two: Make Someone Smile