over50feeling40: 5 Reasons I Smiled This Week
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Aug 10, 2017

5 Reasons I Smiled This Week

I know it is obvious...but I try to always look for the silver lining.  I grew up in a negative household and do everything I can to live a more positive life...life's too short not to.  So, in an effort to inspire you to always look for something to smile about, here is what made me smile this week......

1.  THE TREADMILL... For about six weeks, I have stopped for many reasons, getting up early to work on the treadmill...on the days I do not have strength training class.  This week, I started back on the treadmill!!  The results make me smile.

2.  HELPING MY SON...My youngest has finished college and been hired for a wonderful position at a solid, excellent company located near us!  It's been fun to discuss his future apartment and look at decorating and floor plans with him and even to discuss a new work wardrobe. I am so happy for him!

3.  A NOMINATION...As most of you know, I am editor for SAN ANTONIO WOMAN MAGAZINE and we have been nominated for MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR by the San Antonio Fashion Awards for our fashion and beauty section!  I have an amazing fashion editor and art director who share this nomination!

4.  SALE SHOPPING....I stopped in Talbot's just to look over their Red Hangar Sale, and found some incredible pieces for fall and winter! I am so excited and now just need to be patient for the cool breezes to blow!  

5.  NEW WEBSITE ON THE HORIZON...I have seen the specs of my new, re-design for this blog and I am super excited.  It is taking awhile because I have so much to transfer.  We are doing our best not to have any issues with it, but if you notice you do not receive your post updates through email subscription or Bloglovin' then please let me know.  I hope you will see it very soon and appreciate the patience.  But, when I saw it, I smiled very big!!

What is making you smile today?????  Even if it is not the best day, dig deep and look for the little things....I believe there is always something!

Keep Smiling!

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  1. We just came home from a ten-day vacation in Vermont with our son and his family. It was a wonderful time of feeling bathed in the love and affection of his family. Though I often feel sad that he lives so far away, times like this make up for it. It will keep me smiling for quite a while.

    1. A 10 day vacation! How wonderful...I am so jealous and can see how this generated many smiles! Thanks so much!

  2. I'm smiling because tomorrow three of our grands from Dallas are coming for the weekend. That always brings a big smile to our faces. Congratulations on the nomination! What an honor.

  3. Congratulations for your nomination and that red dress/tunic is a winner! Wear that when you want to be noticed - in the most flattering way. You look fabulous.

  4. All smile-worthy for sure! And red in your color, Pam! Thanks so much for linking up with Fun Fashion Friday!

    Dawn Lucy


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