Wake up with a SMILE!
The Smiley Lady Blog
People were forever asking me how I got to be so darned happy. So I started speaking
to school groups and blogging about choosing to view life more optimistically.
Smile. Be happy!
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My big news for today is I’m at an event with Oprah today and likely to get to go backstage. I’m bringing my new books in hopes to share them with her. I’ll let you know how it goes! Even if I don’t get to give her my books, I hope to get her to […]
Did you love last weekend? You know, the extra hour of sleep you got because of turning our clocks back. What if we could have that extra hour every weekend? Here’s the thing we need to do. I tell you, it’s totally do-able. Once I achieve world Smiley domination* and am crowned Queen, I will […]
Aren’t these amazing?! I’ve worn them as earrings and also solo as a broach. Closet brackets are Tiffany’s to me!
I must readily admit I have been the worst ever, in the entire history of bad, about blogging here on the Smiley Lady Blog. Apologies. There’s just been a bunch of really hard stuff in my life this year and it often trips me up. Rather, I often let it trip me up. That said, […]
Had the BEST time participating in a flashmob dancing to Michael Jackson’s THRILLER in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most participants. At the stroke of noon here in California, and simultaneously in cities all around the world, thousands of average ghouls from every walk of life did their best to dance […]
It’s ONION LOVERS’ DAY!! If I had to make a top 10 of foods and limit myself to those 10 foods for the rest of my life, no question ONIONS would make the list. I’d round my list off with chocolate, peanuts, cheese, sourdough bread, ice cream, potatoes, avocados, spinach and carrots…argh limiting it to 10 is […]
I’ve been a teacher pretty much forever. You mommies reading this–I might have been your teacher. That’s how long I’ve been at it! And in all these years I am surprised anew by some of the common sense things that end up not being all that commonly known. When I was a young mom taking […]
I was looking for something completely different and stumbled upon these clips of my being a goffball on the beach at Subic Bay, in the Philippines. After surgery week, and before we all said goodbye and flew to our homes scatter all over the globe, we had an afternoon off. Some of us went to […]
You can find fun in every situation, if it is your intention to do so. One reporter’s headline about the Spontaneous Smiley Project was: Finding Mirth in the Mundane. That’s what this project is all about. But, when fun doesn’t seem to be there (ironing, errands, waiting in line), you can make fun. The story […]