Sage Transition

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With the arrival of springier weather, my color focus has been drawn to sage green.  It is a beautiful moody washed out green which is perfect for the seasonal transition.  Pretty much any color goes with sage green as it is a nature neutral.  This foundational hue has enlivened my thinking into what interesting color combinations I can put together.  Creativity is the key and nodding toward nature with its expansive color palette will provide the best inspiration.  How would you wear it &…Happy Monday!

Nail polish / Suit / Shoes / Plant / Dish / Bird / Plant / Snowflakes

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Tea

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Caught a cold this weekend and usually when I catch a cold it really takes a toll.  You can only do so much with a cold and it does slow you down.  I have been attempting to rest and drinking much tea.  I have always been a believer in the power of tea and with my cold it really is helping.  It keeps me hydrated and warm.  There is nothing like holding the steaming mug of tea in my ice cold hands that brings such a smile to my face.  Here’s hoping the cold moves through quick and does not impact me too much.  Off for another mug…Happy Monday!

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Purple Hair

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Happy Tuesday!

I heard a beautiful story today.  A woman at work, Sarah, explained why her hair was purple in the most elegant and forthright manner.  Sarah shared her sister was dealing with some health problems and due to her sister shaving her head in solidarity when Sarah was going through her own past health issues. Due to her her sis’ prognosis is not as dandy as she hoped and her sis always wanting purple hair;  in sisterly supportive solidarity she colored her hair purple.  This struck me as so very sweet and to be so straightforward supportive this act also really  touched my heart.  This act of love motivated me to think about what we do for the ones we love and how we show our support.  Whether it be coloring your hair, driving in icky traffic, or simply giving that special person a hug.  Take time to treasure those special ones in our life and know their place in your life is amazingly unique and really worth appreciating.

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Friday Smile

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This is sure going to make you smile.  This lamb (Could not resist since we are now in the year of the sheep) brought a smile to my face and everyone looks better when they are smiling.  It is Friday and we are ready for the weekend.  I have much planned with a community event and a friend coming to town looks like it will be lambtastic!  (Couldn’t resist that either) Hope you enjoy a lovely weekend.

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Reframing the New Year

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It’s already the middle of February and I am just beginning to share some of my New Year’s thoughts with you.  First, I like the idea of beginning anew each month as we do after the holidays in January.  Each month is new and we can enjoy the newness and the clean slate of it each and every month if we make the choice to do so.  Second, a few years ago,  when I began to regularly read blogs, many of the bloggers were pondering their word for the year.  My first time,  I chose, “DO” and DO I did by getting the blog up and going and then, 6 months later beginning on an educational journey.  I definitely learned.  The following year, I was unsure as to what word to choose and thought much about it for quite some time.  I finally decided on the word “Embrace”, as I was going through much change and felt by choosing this word it would help me process and embrace all the chaos.

This year, I looked back at my few choice words and had a tough time deciding on a word for this year.  After much thought, “Reframe” is my word for this year.  I read an article once about learning to reframe is the most valuable skill you can learn.  I have been practicing for the past year and while I still need much more work on this skill, I am getting better at it.  By choosing this word, I am making the commitment to learn this valuable skill and have it continually work for me.  While this post might be considered late,  as most folks have posted their thoughts or resolutions already,  I know the Chinese new year arrives on the 18th so it seemed like a perfect timing.  Here’s to a Doable, Embraceable, and most importantly, Reframeable new year!  Happy Monday!

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Wednesday Words: Celebrate

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Today is the 2 year anniversary of OnAngles!  I cannot believe it has been this long already. The time has flown.  Huge thanks to you for visiting and continuing to visit.  The past year, I took a bit of a break while I educated myself.  Thank you for your patience as I have begun to get back into the routine of sharing with you each day.  I still remember my giddiness when I was working on my first post which seemed very apropos and relevant to my beginning the new blogging journey. The feeling still persists as I continue to share with you. I am so honored you would take your time to visit and share.

I really love the idea of celebrating everyday.  We often save our special items for special occasions which really does not allow us to get the most use out of them  or appreciate them.  So, we will adopt the mantra, ” Celebrate Everyday!” and treasure each day as they are a gift.  Cheers!

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