Easy and Healthy Spicy Penne Pasta with Salmon. Special enough to serve at your next dinner party.Read More
Welcome to HappyNotes Creative.
A healthy lifestyle and fitness blog for the mind, body and soul.
We will be sharing information about how to get in touch with your creative side and organize not only your mind, but also your body and soul with some healthy recipes, exercise tips, organization tools, including great personalized stationery & gifts (our first love and a great way to help keep you organized) and much more... You will need to join me to find out. So, what you waiting for.
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Trying to prioritize when life gets in the way is really hard. I started this new blog several months ago with the idea that I was going to post 1-2 times per week. Everything started out great, then life got in the way and there is just not enough time in the day to get everything done! I am a full time real estate agent as well and some big changes have taken place. I was working as part of a team (for 20 years by the way) specializing in the luxury real estate market. Things were going along normally, when I ran across a colleague who was looking for a partner. We got to talking and decided that we might make a good pair. Fast forward 2 weeks and I left my position with the other team and started working at a new company and formed a new partnership. I have been spending so much time planning this new venture, that I haven't had time to post. Have a very Happy Holiday and I will see you 2018.
Weekly prep and meal planning is so important. It can save so much time and money. I have noticed if I don't take the time to plan my meals and my grocery shopping, I wind up going to the grocery store 1-2 extra times (that is precious time and more than likely more money than you would have spent than if you had planned your shopping trips.)Read More
One of my favorite things to do is to create printables. Last year I decided it would be fun to design desk and wall calendars that the purchaser could print themselves at home or their local copy place. I made several designs for 2018 including a monogram design.Read More
Looking for great personalized gifts for birthdays, holidays and Christmas? Look no further. Here are 5 sites that have great personalized items from Boatman Geller, Clairebella, Whitney English, Dabney Lee, Emily Ley, Sweet Pea Designs, Embossed Graphics and more... They have fast turnaround times and provide top quality products. They all run a monthly sale, so it is good to check back often.Read More
Here are some of my favorite healthy snack ideas. Always a good idea to have some grab and go snacks on hand. If you don't you may have a tendency to grab something that is not so healthy like like potato chips or candy.Read More
Every morning I am up between 6:30-7:00 am. I usually wake up much earlier, but I like to stay in bed because as soon as I am up I immediately get started on my chores i.e. laundry, cleaning, etc.Read More
Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey ice cream has been one of my favorites for years, but unfortunately, not very good for you. It has 290 calories and 18 grams of fat per 4 oz. serving. Healthy Banana ice cream in just 3 easy steps has only 163 calories and 3.7 grams of fat per 4-5 oz. serving.Read More
My love for paper began at a very young age. I was always the one stacking and organizing papers, filing, stamping, etc. I would literally play with stacks of paper and magazines for hours. It was so exciting to get a new pack of file folders, stickers, pens, markers, notepads, etc. The office supply store was one of my favorite places to go.Read More
Life can take some very weird turns when you least expect it. In July of 2015, I started to realize how sluggish I had been feeling. I was selling real estate full time and running an online stationery shop (HappyNotes and more…), in my spare time. When you are busy all the time, taking care of everyone else including my husband and 2 dogs, and you forget the most important thing-yourself.Read More