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Dear Diary Day

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Today is Dear Diary Day. Today is devoted to encouraging everything to taking up writing/ journalling. I have journalled on and off since high school and I can vouch for the therapeutic benefits of it.  Getting your thoughts down on paper helps corral them.  Helps you get perspective.  Allows you to see them from a different way.   I have been… Read more »

Vanilla Ice Cream Day

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Here is another day that is pretty self-explanatory in how to celebrate.  Get yourself some vanilla ice cream!  Make it yourself if you’re feeling especially domestic!  Put it on pie or cake.  Add sprinkles.  Add caramel.  Or just eat it all by its glorious self. Fun fact- ice cream has been eaten since the 14th century!  And it’s likely vanilla… Read more »

Chocolate Day

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Yes, today is Chocolate day! I don’t think I have to tell you how to celebrate this one.  Whether you prefer dark, milk, or white (which according to purists isn’t chocolate at all, but it’s chocolate to me), go out and get some and enjoy it today!

2020 Distractions

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Let’s face it- 2020 has been a complete and utter dumpster fire.  And it’s not even half over yet.  UGH. Today I’m going to do something a little different-  I’m sharing a few websites that exist for the sole purpose of offering a diversion from the shit show around us, and remind us that yes, there ARE still good things… Read more »