Be Happier Today!

By focusing on life in a new way, we can truly see what enriches our lives, even in unexpected ways. Watch for the opportunities to live your best possible life.

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Mend Not Spend

‘Making do’ saves time and money. That in turn gives us the time and money to do the things that really matter to us.

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Write Your Passion

4 Tips to Becoming a Better Writer https://www.etsy.com/shop/rosehilldesigns There are a lot of us writers and authors out there, and we are always looking for ways to make our writing better. Here are Four Tips to Becoming a Better Writer that I wanted to share, some you may be familiar with, some may be new […]

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Why You Need an EVERYDAY LIST

In a perfect world, I wake up before my alarm, list all the things that I am grateful for while doing my morning yoga stretches. Then I eat a delicious breakfast of yogurt and fruit, followed by a short walk with my dog in the dappled sunlight, greeting my neighbors with a smile and a […]

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Life Made Better

A plan is when, a wish is if. Take control today. Start with your thinking.

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7 Habits Of Successful People

Being Successful means different things to different people. Here are 7 Habits that successful people have in common.

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See Yourself in a New Life Today

Good Day! Welcome to the first day of the rest of your life! How are you? What are you doing today to make today great? What are your dreams and goals today? Where are you headed? Are you happy and smiling today or is it another day of chugging caffeine and just getting through the […]

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Be Happy, Keep Promises to Yourself

Keeping promises to yourself is just as, if not more important than keeping promises to others. We all make promises to ourselves like: “I will start a new diet on Monday” or “I will give up … (fill in the food or beverage of your choice.)” or “I will be more understanding and supportive of […]

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Don’t Wait for Things to Change

Life is all about change and changing. People are not meant to be stagnant. We are meant to forge forward and be the best possible versions of ourselves. If you decide today to be happy. You will be surprised at the attitude of others toward you, at the opportunities that present themselves to you, and […]

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3 Easy Steps You can take Today to Make Your Dreams and Goals Happen

Goals are dreams with a plan. Do you have a plan? Do you stick to the plan? Does life get in the way of that plan? If this sounds familiar, lets make those goals and dreams easier to focus on and achieve. First, make a list of 3 of your long-term goals and dreams then […]

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Gardening, Cooking, Painting… Oh my!!

My mother raised me to keep busy and be useful, so I didn’t even realize that these tasks were “hobbies” until I was older. I just did stuff that saved money and created beauty. I enjoy a variety of hobbies that include gardening, refinishing furniture, working around my house and yard as well as cooking, […]

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Live A Live That You Love

Living a life that we love sounds simple, but in reality can be quite difficult. Societal norms tell us that we should be competitive, be the best, do more, be more, out-do others, and climb that ladder. Oh, and we aren’t really supposed to like our jobs! Or, we are supposed to want to sit […]

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How to Take Control of Your Own Happiness

Hello, how’s 2019 treating you? We are over six weeks into the new year, are you still on track for your resolutions? Have you made some changes and stuck to them daily to reach your goals? Many people begin to lose focus about this time of year. Everyday things seem to get in the way […]

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Happy New Year 2019! A New Year, A New You!

With the right tools, a positive attitude, and determination, I believe that we can all reach our goals and become the better version of ourselves that we hope to be!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Hello Friends! I wish you and your family a wonderful day full of happiness! Have a Great Day! Dottie Lake

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6 Clever Ways to Save Money on Groceries

By Lisa Chan This is a GREAT list of tips! Spend better, save more, and eat well with these 6 clever ways to save money on groceries: 1. Set up a budget. If you want to have more control over the dollars you spend in a grocery store, you will have to first set up a […]

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