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happy list

3 Nov

20 things that have been making me happy recently…

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1. counting down the days until we get to celebrate our first wedding anniversary

2. the sound of fall leaves crunching under my feet

3. I wore my leather jacket for the first time this weekend!

4. the big rainstorm we had Friday night

5. morning walks through the canals with Brian and Frank after the big storm. The air was so crisp and the puffy clouds made the cloud lover in me swoon.

6. walking. Currently all I want to do is take long walks. It helps clear my head

7. fall magazines, fall movies & fall television

8. Tagging along with my interior designer mother to shop for her clients at the Pacific Design Center. That place is insane! I saw so many home decor items that made my heart skip a beat.

9. weekly writing dates with Katie

10. kids dressed up in their Halloween costumes

11. taking my little sister Briana on a date to the symphony. I’m a sucker classical music

12. lavender pillow spray

13. saying yes! to life in general

14. two of Brian’s photography prints are part of the “Art of Giving” charity auction, benefiting United Way of Greater Los Angeles. The silent auction is Thursday night…I can’t wait to dress up and celebrate him!

15. we cleaned out our storage unit on Sunday. It’s been on my to do list for months. Oh the joy this brought me.

16. brainstorming my goals & plans for 2015. 2014 kicked my ass in a lot of ways and I am ready for a fresh start

17. Sunday mornings spent cuddled up with my boys, coffee and a stack of magazines

18. weird things all dog owners do

19. pumpkins

20. my husband, always my husband

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9 Sep

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20 things I am grateful for recently…

1. Long talks with my girlfriend Chantal that leave me laughing so hard I’m crying

2. Sweet post-it notes that my husband leaves me to find around the house

3. Frank’s sweet disposition…he’s such a little love muffin

4. My girlfriend Taline…she really is like a sister to me and I always know she has my best interest at heart

5. White lilies that brighten up our kitchen

6. Rain in September

7. My girlfriend Ali is having a baby this month!

8. I am officially Kate Glodney now! After three painful hours at the social security office…viola! I’m currently practicing my new signature…I’ve found that capital G’s are hard

9. Seafood dinner with the Glodney’s

10. lazy Sunday evenings spent with my husband cooking a delicious pasta dish and watching the season finale of the leftovers (which I actually enjoyed…I wasn’t sure I even liked the show until the season finale)

11. The “old school rap” station on Pandora

12. Sunday morning yoga and brunch dates with new friends

13. Melissa for being one of my biggest cheerleaders

14. Jen Pastiloff for encouraging me to submit an essay for her soulful site

15. My faith

16. My health

17. The fact that summer is coming to a close (HA…have I mentioned how much I am looking forward to fall arriving?)

18. Bubble baths

19. Long morning walks with Frankie that clear my head

20. My sweet, complicated, happy, tiring & lovely life

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“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” – Fredrick Keonig