Friday, April 25, 2014

Happy to be Alive, Because: Pretty Dresses & Coachella.


Happy to be Alive, Because Fridays are based off of my new novel, Happy to be Alive, Because.   Feel free to join in with #happytobealive2014.

1. I get to get all dressed up and go out with my husband tonight!  He has a fancy pants medical dinner, which means I have a pretty dress and expensive wine that I will pretend to be sophisticated enough to like.  Everyone is happy!

2.  I got this text from two of my friends:


With the caption, "We are happy to be alive, because we have a friend who is a fantastic writer."

My heart. 

3.  This post from my girl Jordyn about the difference between 18 & 22.  "At 18, you think you're a grown up, and wish more people would treat you like you are.  At 22, you know you're supposed to be a grown up, but wish more people would stop treating you like you already are." Amen.

4. "Coachella" by Brooke Fraser.  "I am bright as the sun, you are high as a kite, we are daughters, sons, brothers, and sisters tonight..."  It makes me want to dance around wearing a flower crown.  Aka, every day of my life.

5.  It's Friday.  And sometimes that's just enough.

What makes you happy to be alive this week?

b u y   m y   b o o k :

15 comments:

  1. ummmmmmm a book? so exciting!! Off to check it out!

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  2. What a sweet picture your friends sent you!

    I'm excited and happy about a day off of work next month for our wedding anniversary!

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  3. I'm happy because I have less than a month till my wedding!

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  4. Friday pretty much does it for me this week!! Finally. What a great shot of your friends with your book.

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  5. Fancy wine sounds AH-MAZING right now. Lol. Have fun tonight. And love that pic of your friends! So sweet!

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  6. All of this sounds amazing! Love getting dressed up and pretending to be sophisticated;) Also, I enjoyed that post Jordyn wrote as well, all of it was so true!

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  7. Aw thank you so much for sharing my post, you are so sweet. I love the shot of your friends with your book...oh my gosh it must be so thrilling!! I hope you're having a fab weekend girl!

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  8. oh my gosh - i had no idea you had a book!! THIS IS FANTASTIC, and congratulations (even if t is a little late - sorry!)

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  9. I am happy to be alive because I have had a lazy week with my puppy. Almost ready to face work again :)

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  10. Awe, your friends are so sweet! Love great friends like that. Also, yay for pretty dresses and just because it's Friday Joy!

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  11. Hope you had a fantastic get-dress-up-get-fancy dinner date with your hubby! :)

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  12. Such a cute post! Friday always does it for me too :)

    http://bohonouveau.blogspot.ca/

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  13. Wait... you wrote a novel?!? GO You!!! That's so amazing - congratulations!!
    xoxo,
    Nikki at www.bedazzlesafterdark.com

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thanks for your sweet words!