Category Archives: 31 Days

Treat Yourself to a Helping of Laughter

Today is “I Love Lucy” Day and National Cake Decorating day.                                       Makes sense. While I don’t think Lucy ever tried to … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Perfectionism

Are you a perfectionist? Being a perfectionist helps us do a good job. On the surface there is nothing wrong with aiming for perfect. However, sometimes the idea of perfectionism is often like a rock wall  in our path.  It can … Continue reading

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Flowers To Make Us Feel Royal

When was the last time someone gave you flowers? Chances are it’s been awhile. Why not go out and get some for  yourself. Flowers brighten up everything, that’s why we have a riot of flowers in the spring and summer, … Continue reading

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Be Nice to You Day

Today is, “You Matter To Me day.” A great idea, to let others know how much they matter to us. And of course, it’s always good to hear how much we matter to others. Part of showing ourselves how much … Continue reading

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Bed and Breakfast or Breakfast in Bed

When was the last time you had breakfast in bed. That is pampering.  October 5 is Bed and Breakfast day, somehow I don’t think having breakfast IN bed is what the organizers had in mind. Why not have breakfast in … Continue reading

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Taco Treat

My treat for me today is a taco. Because it is TACO DAY.  Today I will be meeting with a friend for lunch and decided to treat myself to a food I enjoy but seldom order, a taco. Not just … Continue reading

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Time to Pamper You, Treat Yourself like a Queen

The holidays are coming, the holidays are coming, the holidays are coming. No, the sky isn’t falling,   the holidays are coming. For many, including widows, approaching holidays are worse than the sky falling. To prepare for all of the social … Continue reading

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Three Tips on Finding Time for You

Everyone has twenty-four hours in a day. Many of us have those hours stuffed to the brim. How in the world are we supposed to find more time? Time to be frivolous? Time for us? Some tips for finding “me” … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Be Selfish

In a previous post here, I talked about taking time for yourself. Today the question is, “how does taking “me” time help me?” Here’s the thing, our heart and emotions need time to rest and recuperate, just as our bodies … Continue reading

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It’s All About You

What have you done for yourself lately? You’re a mom, you’re a grandmother, you are a vital employee, you were a wife, you are a giver. We enjoy giving of ourselves, it’s who we are, it helps keep us grounded. … Continue reading

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