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,…
— 1 — Happy Friday Sunday! My parents were in town Friday evening, and knowing that I would likely be out late (which I was), I meant to write this post mid-week last week to publish on Friday, but (obviously) that didn’t happen. And Saturday ended up being a pretty full day, as well. So here…
— 1 — If I had to choose a favorite season, it would probably be summer – because sunshine – but in truth there are things I love about every season. I love that one day in the spring when, no matter how carefully you were watching the trees every morning to see if today would…
— 1 — I can’t say this week was completely uneventful. It was, however, fairly quiet and low-key. Visits to the chiropractor. Long walks. Lunch mid-week with one of my favorites. Great conversations with amazing friends. And summer. It is finally summer! And everyone in Illinois is happier and friendlier and has suddenly remembered why…
Thanks so much for visiting Simple Felicity! 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.
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 femininity.
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Moving to a new place always comes with challenges; in NY, some of mine include navigating the transit system... ow.ly/119630cuf1T
"Let your hopes not your hurts shape your future." —Robert H. Schuller via @momentumdash
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be." —Maya Angelou via @momentumdash
Having a place I love to go is part of what makes any town or city "home" for me - so today I found a few! ow.ly/ZZQ730c75Rb
"What you do matters, but why you do it matters much more." —Unknown via @momentumdash
"Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak to you." —Unknown via @momentumdash
"Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway." —Earl Nightingale
"When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven't." —Thomas Edison via @momentumdash
"What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly." —Lao Tzu via @momentumdash