Thursday 24 March 2011

Reasons to be Cheerful 1,2,3 - Week 12

Considering I am off work with bronchitis and a general case of being run down I am feeling very chirpy and happy right now.  Praise the Lord!

Here are my reasons for being cheerful this week -

*  Spring has sprung and that makes me feel so happy.  It was a joy walking the kids to school this morning and looking at the glorious cherry blossom on the trees. A trip to the park, washing on the line, a spot of gardening this afternoon and some sand play for the kids all make a very happy Mich.

Miss E is not actually brave enough to climb it!

Look at that sunshine!

*  Look at this picture, who would not be happy with this little delivery?  have I been tempted?  well yes and I have given in to that temptation just a bit.  Back on the band wagon today and not eating on my emotions. Dh will be polishing off this little lot for me. Have you tried Divine chocolate before?  it really is the business (far superior to Green & Blacks in my opinion) and of course the part I also really like is that all their varieties are fairtrade and thus my enjoyment is not at anyone else's expense - perfect!  I always purchase mine at Oxfam. At the moment Divine are running an award as well for the most divine woman.  The winner will receive a bespoke piece of jewellery worth £1000, go and take a look.
*  In just a few short weeks my family will be heading off to Butlins for the Spring Harvest Christian festival.  This is one of the highlights of my year and we have such an amazing time together and with God. To say I am getting excited for this is an understatement.

*  I am lastly so thankful that my hubbie is happy at work at the moment.  He is the sort of guy who never seems to happy with this job.  His own work ethic is very strong and his expectations of himself are high and thus can create an atmosphere that is not the most joyful for him, but after a restructure and taking on some new staff his more mundane responsibilities have been passed on and he is really enjoying work.  This is a massive thing to me.

So what about you?  What is making you smile this week? Any gratitude you fancy sharing with us all, don't be shy....

As I said before do not be constrained by 3 reasons, write as many or as few as you like.  Change the format for your posts if you fancy.  As long as you are happy/ cheerful/ grateful/ thankful then write your post and link up to spread a massive dose of positivity.

Reasons to be Cheerful at Mummy with a Heart

There is the badge if you want to add it to your post and don't forget to take the blog hop code from below the linky and paste this into your blog so that new readers can jump from blog... to blog and also promote your post and the link up by tweeting with the hashtag #Reasons2BCheerful.  Just do what you are comfy with, no pressure! 

Remember to go and visit some others on the blog hop and leave them an encouraging comment and feel free to leave me a comment too, I love them as much as the next person and will always come back and say hi if you leave me a comment on my Reasons post.  I know I have not been able to comment on every post linked up in the last 2 weeks, sorry - that is the problem with 3 people being ill in a house of 5, time goes out the window!

..and before you go, I must remember to point you over to Maxabella's I'm Grateful for... link up.  Join up your reasons post there and make some new Aussie friends.

Of course Jen's Blog gems is still open too. Link up every other Sunday and air your archives.

Wishing you a fabulous week, Mich x
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