Happy Things

Sometimes it's good to have a reminder of how good life is. Here's a list of my go-to things when that's what I need. May they provide a little inspiration for joy of your own. 

The Music Shop: A Novel
By Rachel Joyce

Favorite Book, Currently

Love this book, and here's why



Favorite Video


And the pens

Sharpie fine, inkjoy, Tanmit tends to leak. Ones I like the most


The Greatest Showman

It just makes me happy. 



Designing Your Life

This is the book I love and this is what I want to say about it. 


Spilled Milk Podcast

Yes, I love TedTalks. I love This American Life. But have you heard of Spilled Milk? I'm going to be honest and say that the first time I heard it, I thought it was downright ridiculous. But then I found myself wanting to listen to it before the others. I got completely addicted!



Once A Month Meals

Freezer cooking

I know this makes me a domestic dork. But I feel rich and efficient when I have a big pile of meals in the freezer, just waiting for the busy nights when I don't want to cook. For years, I've done big weekends of messing up the kitchen and cooking up a storm so I don't have to do that every day, and I have something good to feed my family. Recently I bit the bullet and got a subscription to Once a Month Meals, and boy is it worth it! Printable plans for getting through your cooking day and a shopping list for before is fantastic. I love their "real food" recipes that don't include things like Cream of Mushroom soup that my family won't eat.