Things That Make Me Happy

In the spirit of Pinterest Narcissism, here is my first Board. It's based on my "personal keywords" -- passions, interests, and simple things that always make me smile...even on the darkest of days. I plan to add to it often!.
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Yeah, I really love purple.  It always makes me happy!

Psychology of Color [Infographic] - ever wonder why dining rooms tend to be red and kitchens yellow? This infographic explains the psychology beneath popular home paint color choices!

Music, music, music...

The University of Florida put together this infographic below on the Psychology behind music. According to the graphic, music actually involves more parts of

The Joys of Napping

Proof that napping is a good thing! I'm a serious power napper.I have trained my body to sleep for a short minute nap in a different position than I normally sleep. But I LOVE a good hour and a half nap too!


The inspiration for mermaids on the beach, taken from pre Disney peterpan film 1924

Finding just the right shade of red lipstick is the best! Cleopatra wore crushed carmine beetles on her lips, and dudes loved it.

How Red Lipstick Went From Illegal to Everywhere

Marilyn Monroe's Beauty Secrets, Straight from Her Makeup Artist Allan Whitey Snyder. * I like these tips. He uses vaseline several ways; draws eyebrow peak for wide foreheads & much more.

Because I LOVE diners!

21 Iconic New York City Diners & Lunch Counters

Market Diner's final days marked another classic old-school diner closing, leaving just five freestanding diners in Manhattan. The beloved greasy spoons of New York City — spots with formica, cheap.

This fantastic knitting book -- just cowls and dickies!  (My younger daughter Lowell got it for me for my birthday -- my neck will be warm 24/7!)

Cowl Girls: The Neck's Big Thing to Knit (Cathy Carron Collection), a book by Cathy Carron

Insanely cold ice water when I'm really thirsty in the middle of the night

Insanely cold ice water when I'm really thirsty in the middle of the night

I always have sweeter dreams when I wear my Punjammies!

Punjammies, the cutest and most comfortable pajamas you have ever seen

Check out this #AliceTattoo: – #2165 out of 5258 of the world’s longest tattoo chain by @Litographs

The World’s Longest Tattoo Chain