Happy Days in My Gratitude Journal

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When I have the chance to capture happiness I do it! And when you share it and document it, the happiness lives on forever! It's like you can relive the moment time and time again. I guess you could say that I often use my Gratitude Journal as a diary as well, often telling the story of my day. Because, I have learned over my many years, I will not remember the details.

THIS WEEK IN MY GRATITUDE JOURNAL

The Flagship Gratitude Journal
We have a family tradition that Gordon takes each of the girls out for a "Date Day with DaDa" the day before their birthday party. It's their time to hang out, eat lunch wherever they choose and just enjoy the day together.

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And this year, Victoria has been enjoying the time she has with her DaDa on their twice-weekly basketball practice rides. It's a 30-minute ride each way and usually involves a stop at Arby's on the way home because she's famished, even though she already ate dinner at home!

I love that she wants G to take her, but will settle for me if he's traveling. It's a happy memory I don't want to forget.

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As women, we have to adjust our minds and give ourself grace. We cannot be all things to all people all the time. And we should be okay with that.

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On the back of my Happy page, I added in a speech bubble journaling card and attached it with a strip of washi tape. Journaling cards are a great to carry around in your purse or tote to journal on in a few spare moments and then add into your journal at a later time. And they really don't add too much bulk.

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And if you've ever wondered what that "something new" you could be grateful for when you've been journaling for years, let your page be your prompt. Here, the page is stamped with a heart inside a speech bubble, so I went with the them of love.

But not what I love, rather what my Sweetie loves. You could choose what your dog loves, what you love about Thursday's, you get the idea. It was a fun departure and gave me a different perspective on thankfulness.

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#Gratitude Journal #mindfulness #thankfulness #Things I Am Grateful For #currently #journaling cards #scrapbook #gratitude #grateful #journal

Journaling Cards on a Ring
I've been working on getting a flip-thru of this fun ring of pretty paper and journal cards completed.I'm just not really all that fond of me and videos. I know I've promised, so I WILL do it soon. 

And you might just see a DIY Kit with a collection of pretty papers and a binder ring to get you started in the shop very soon. How fun will that be?

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I continue to be amazed at the accomplished young women we are raising. They really don't let anything get them down, always striving to do more, be more, achieve more. If only I could have had some of their spunk back in the day.

And this little nugget of gratefulness comes from the combination of the LOVE you journal card and the arrows paper below it. I might use the paper below to journal even more or may just leave it as is. Either way, I'm happy with that I documented part of our story.

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#Gratitude Journal #mindfulness #thankfulness #Things I Am Grateful For #currently #journaling cards #scrapbook #gratitude #grateful #journal

In My Filofax Planner
I keep a few gratitude journaling pages in my Filofax planner in the chance that I have a few moments in between this and that. I hate wasting time, and instead of being on my phone scrolling mindlessly, I'll put my time to good use and jot down an idea or two.

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#Gratitude Journal #mindfulness #thankfulness #Things I Am Grateful For #currently #journaling cards #scrapbook #gratitude #grateful #journal

WHAT IS #ILOVETHURSDAYTHANKS
What is #ilovethursdaythanks? It's a way for me, and you, to connect with other like minded souls. Those of us that find joy in documenting our thankful thoughts and grateful moments. Those moments that sometimes could be so quickly forgotten, those thoughts that haunt us and won't let us go, those words that touched our heart when we needed them most, those people who made a difference just by being there.

Join us over on Instagram and share your #ilovethursdaythanks.


Every Goal Is Possible

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This is your sign. If you need encouragement to begin, here it is. If you need to know when to begin, it's now. If you want to know if it's even possible, it is. It won't be easy, it won't always be fun and there will be hard days.

Believe in yourself and others will, too, because every goal is possible.

For the last several years, I have curated the Sunday Photos series, featuring one my photographs  along with a quote or some inspiring words that touched my heart. I'll still be sharing words that speak to me in this space each week, just in a new format.

See you next week with another The Sunday Quote!

A Grateful Heart Is A Magnet for Miracles

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A grateful heart opens us up to seeing the world around us in new ways. It changes the way we deal with our day, how we go about processing our interactions with friends, family and even strangers. A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles.

See you next week for edition of The Sunday Quote.

Hello February in My Travelers Notebook

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If you haven't had a chance to download your free Hello February journaling card, you should. There's even a Hello January card if you want to go back and play catch up. I've been using an A6 travelers notebook {this set because I'm a fan of that seafoam minty green shade and those numbers!}  and adding my printed journaling cards to the left side of the page and journaling on the right side of the page.

HELLO FEBRUARY
Here's what my Hello February journaling card looked like before I began and this is how it looks after I played around one afternoon.

My Process

  • I began by trimming my {free} Hello February journaling card just a bit narrower than 3x4
  • Then I snipped the edges diagonally
  • Punched a hole
  • And added some baker's twine to mimic a shipping tag

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Then for even more fun, I stamped this cute little bracket shape all over my page as space holders for me to document "my" February, like I did in January.

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And my February journaling:

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I'm integrating "grow" into my monthly journaling, as I did in January, it's my word of the year and I want it to be present in what I do, how I approach my day and how I live. I have had some silent victories and I can see that being aware of my mantra is making a difference.

Find the Coordinating Journal Card Set Here
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Each month, I'll be sharing a free "Hello" monthly journaling card with you here on the blog which coordinates with a card set in the shop. Wonder what to do with your journaling card? I like to incorporate journal cards into my Gratitude Journal and mini books.

I plan on document my year month-by-month giving myself little pep talks encouraging myself to incorporate my word "grow" into my life. I hope that you'll find that these journal cards bring a bit of fun to your memory keeping projects.

FREE DOWNLOAD
Download your free Hello January journaling cards. Find the coordinating journal card set here
Find other free downloads from I Love It All here.
And for more Print At Home ideas: journal cardsplanner pagesart prints and calendars are in the I Love It All shop as instant downloads!

Currently | January Edition

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We're nearing the end of the month and it seemed like the perfect time to capture my Currently status. This is a project I've wanted to do for a while and decided it was time to make me some pocket cards.

So I did.
I've been testing out this design particular design and I'm finally happy with it.

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Each of the 3x4 journal cards has a different set of Currently prompts, allowing you to pick and choose what to document. You can document the same prompts each week or choose something different. You choose your method, there are four different cards!

CURRENTLY | JANUARY EDITION
This is me sharing my real life me.
I'm far from perfect, for sure. I don't think that most people who meet me would think that Monika lets cuss words fly. But I do. And I'm not proud. My husband utters nary a cuss word, ever. Me? I'm the lady with the potty mouth and have been known to drop some doozies more than once in a day.

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#currently #right now #journal cards #I Love It All #journaling #document #my story

Not pretty.
The no cussing theme been my "unofficial" item I'm tracking this month, too. You can grab two free Tracker journaling cards here. For this month, I'm 26 out of 28 days for my No Spend month. Go me!

JOURNAL CARD ON A BOOK RING
When creating this Currently journal card set, I wanted to be sure to leave room at the top of the card to punch a hole so I could add them to a book ring. I've actually been been adding lots of journal cards to my book ring, mainly journaling cards to document my gratitude.

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#currently #right now #journal cards #I Love It All #gratitude #grateful #journaling #document #my story

I've really been enjoying this new way of documenting and am pretty sure that I'll dedicate one ring to my Currently cards and another book ring for gratitude journaling.