One of my favorite memories is the day I discovered feta. I will likely never be able to find this place again, but on a beautiful spring day on the 2nd floor terrace at a restaurant in Tirana, Albania, someone passed me a plate of cheese and urged me to try it. I kid you not,…
Spring is in the air – which is a strange thing to find yourself saying in the middle of February in the Midwest – but it’s been 60 degrees and sunny for 3 days, and it seems the whole neighborhood has spring fever. The park across the street from my apartment has been full of people for the…
This past Friday, I took advantage of a rare afternoon off, and spent some time puttering around in the kitchen. I’ve never really worked from a recipe for soup – I usually just throw whatever vegetables I have in the fridge into a pot, and it generally turns out alright. But this time, I decided to pay a…
Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year, and one of the things I love most about this season is the variety of scents – especially the yummy ones from the kitchen! Nothing quite beats the smell of sugar cookies, cinnamon, and pine. I’m not doing a lot of baking for Christmas this year, but…
Simple Felicity is, at its heart, a blog based on the unshakeable belief that happiness really isn't all that complicated. Sometimes finding it can be - but happiness itself is pretty simple, and it's often found in the simplest of things: good food, good books, and good company. So those are the things I write about, along with a few other things that really matter to me, including faith and feminism.
A bit about me: My name is Happy. I have an amazing talent for misplacing my keys, a deep appreciation for whomever looked at the coffee bean and thought, "Hey, I wonder what would happen if I roasted this?", and road trips to Michigan are pretty much my favorite.
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"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." —Helen Keller via @momentumdash
"Watch carefully the magic that occurs when you give a person just enough comfort to be themselves." —Atticus via @momentumdash
"Failure is success if we learn from it." —Malcolm Forbes via @momentumdash
"Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." —Ian Maclaren via @momentumdash
The long, dark, and extremely chilly days of late autumn/early winter are finally creeping into the city. ow.ly/xp2v30gCmwg
There's something beautifully compelling and yet simultaneously awful about rainy fall days in New York. ow.ly/ARkH30gdy2c
"Make the most of the best and the least of the worst." —Robert Louis Stevenson via @momentumdash
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