The Best Thing that Happened Today

What’s the Best Thing That Happened To You Today?

Decided to create a very special page to document at least one positive moment experienced each day

Did something positive happen to You today? I’d love to know, join in and tell us all about your positive moments using the comment box.


April 2014

Tuesday 15th April

Received kind comments to build my confidence and make me smile, thank you so much. 

Monday 14th April

Helpful children and family raise a smile and make so many jobs easier, thank you all.

Sunday 13th April

Grateful for time to relax and memories of Grandad on his birthday

Saturday 12th April

Enjoyed coffee and a chat and a lovely visit from a friend

Friday 11th April

Leaving work today determined to find time for myself and for reflection

Thursday 10th April

Enjoyed the beautiful, tranquil view across the landscape as I enjoyed afternoon tea with my colleagues and said farewell to those embarking on new adventures

Wednesday 9th April

Received appreciative comments today that lifted my spirits

Tuesday 8th April

My new book arrived, can’t wait to start reading it.

Monday 7th April

Happy thoughts as I created my new vision board slide shows

Sunday 6th April

Visited Dad today and saw him smile

Saturday 5th April

Lots of smiles and laughter today as me and the children cleaned up together and caring thoughts of my dear friend on her birthday so many miles away

Friday 4th April

Enjoyed the morning breeze as I walked to work this morning

Thursday 3rd April

Beautiful home-made steak and ale pie delivered by my son for supper this evening, lovely surprise

Wednesday 2nd April

Listening to my favourite music

Tuesday 1st April

Love it when I simply feel that I love my life

March 2014

Monday 31st March

Received a wonderful hand-made card from one of the children thanking me for all my hard work, so unexpected, so grateful for such kind words and thoughts

Sunday 30th March

Lovely invitation to my sister’s to celebrate Mother’s Day and lots of wonderful messages from my children

Saturday 29th March

Wonderful unexpected visit from my daughter and her family and the beautiful smile of my grand-daughter as she sat with me as I opened cards and gifts, priceless moments

Saturday 8th March

Wonderful journey and visit North

January 2014

Monday 6th January

Coming home from work, kicking off my shoes and relaxing after my warm evening bath, simply heaven.

Sunday 5th January

Watched the birds flit about in the courtyard from my kitchen window, so relaxing and beautiful.

Saturday 4th January

Sharing all the photographs taken during our Christmas holiday, remembering the happy moments and feeling content.

Friday 3rd January

Snuggling on the sofa with fire light for ambience and watching Christmas films with my daughter, heaven.

Thursday 2nd January

Waking up in my own bed feeling refreshed and ready for the new year and then visits from my children and grandchildren.

Wednesday 1st January

Arriving home after a long journey back from the US and actually going through our front door knowing we were beginning a new year, and then enjoying the aroma of the first cup of coffee since yesterday!

December 2013

Saturday 21st December

Loved our early Christmas lunch and special time with my sons and their families before we head off to Florida for Christmas. So good to see my grandchildren and the smiles on their little faces. Fitting everyone around the table at once was a job and half, but was just lovely…Thanks for making the day special.

Monday 23rd December

A wonderful day as we travelled to Florida to meet up with my youngest son and my two eldest daughters and their families for a very special Christmas together in the sun…We’ve even got a pool so that we can swim whenever we like. Feet up, coffee and cuddles on the sofa with my little grandchildren…What more could I ask for? Umm…maybe the odd bit of dark rum to spike my coffee!

Tuesday 24th December

Lovely evening spent making a cookie house with my grandchildren…I LOVE Christmas!

Wednesday 25th December

A traditional Christmas Day beginning with the kids opening their presents, and a very relieved Amelia who had worried Santa wouldn’t know she wasn’t home for Christmas! She had even packed an extra letter for Father Christmas in her suitcase…bless her heart! Then my two eldest girls, occasionally assisted by yours truly, making the Christmas dinner, so relaxing and, well, simply fantastic. Thanks for a wonderful Christmas Day.

Thursday 26th December

Sea World with my family…Such a fantastic day, loads of memories, lots of smiles and happy faces and so grateful for this time with my family.

 Friday 27th December

Looking around at my family and seeing the happiness on everyone’s face as they enjoyed time in the pool and the adults enjoyed leisurely drinks and chatter…Laughter and smiles…Family moments at its best.

October 2013

Saturday 5th October

The look on my son’s face when he received his first car, and the feeling of contentment and thankfulness in my heart that he was happy.

August 2013

Saturday 3rd August 2013

The smile on all our faces and the joy in my heart when my Son received his Double Merit certificates this morning, and special thanks to the postman who was so apologetic for knocking this morning and never realised what joy he brought to our home with that knock on the door.

Sunday 4th August 2013

My husband offering to paint the outside of our house!

Monday 5th August 2013

Watching the birds through my French windows.

Tuesday 6th August 2013

The smile in my heart as I watched Richard Attenborough’s, “Its a Wonderful World;” tweeted this morning by one of my Twitter followers.

Wednesday 7th August 2013

Hearing from our daughter who’s been far away, so lovely and discovering that my husband takes me with him everywhere he goes…He has our wedding photograph on his phone!

Thursday 8th August 2013

Rediscovered the beautiful set of Charles Dickens books that once belonged to my father, forgotten how wonderful they are, pride of place again on my bookshelf, and took a massive leap forward with regard to my new business venture, so exciting.

Friday 9th August 2013

Wonderful cherished memories of reading “Little Women” by Louisa M Alcott to my daughters as they grew up, invoked by a tweet from the lovely Christine Kane.

Saturday 10th August 2013

Wonderful new people coming into my life

Sunday 11th August 2013

Receiving the gift of help from a special friend.

Monday 12th August 2013

Sharing time with my wonderful family.

Tuesday 13th August 2013

Remembering how wonderful my life is.

Wednesday 14th August 2013

Relaxing in my wonderful old Victorian house with a cup of coffee.

Thursday 15th August 2013

A visit from one of my sons.- even if he did come to sort out the problem with my printer, so lovely to see him.

Friday 16th August 2013

New inspiration, so wonderful, so powerful, keeping it a secret for now!

Saturday 17th August 2013

Watched weepie Christmas films, was wonderful , I just  Love Christmas films in August!

Sunday 18th August 2013

Shared time and conversation with a new business course buddy, we got on so well.

Monday 19th August 2013

Visited Dad today, felt good cleaning his little flat for him, can relax now I’ve seen his OK. Then went to the cemetery to visit Mum’s grave, the flowers are looking beautiful, Dad tends them so lovingly.

Tuesday 20th August 2013

Filled my life with appreciation, today. Showed everyone how much I care.

July 2013

Saturday 6th July 2013

Helpful and caring people who are always there to assist

Sunday 7th July 2013

The smile on my daughter’s face, it lights up my world

Thursday 18th July 2013

Receiving a gift of words straight from my friend’s heart

Friday 19th July 2013

Receiving kind and thoughtful words of thanks from someone who I didn’t know I had helped

Tuesday 23rd July 2013

Remembering and being thankful for all the wonderful blessings in my life

Wednesday 24th July 2013

Excited about my new business venture, finally got it all planned out…such a massive step but oh what an exciting one!

Monday 29th July 2013

Caring thoughts for my brother, sad but wonderful, contemplating he and Mum finally being back together, and visiting with every passing breeze and beat of our hearts.

June 2013

Saturday 15th June 2013

Receiving answers, so profound

Thursday 20th June 2013

Supportive words from my sister

April 2013

Sunday 7th April 2013

My mother’s smile – as she lay there in her hospital bed she took my hand and holding it tightly she smiled so beautifully – Thank you so much for loving me, Mum.

Monday 8th April 2013

Seeing a very special friend when I didn’t expect too, was such a lovely surprise.

Tuesday 9th April 2013

Received unexpected kind words and best wishes from an aquaintance – Thank you so much

Wednesday 10th April 2013

Knowing that my support helps – Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Thursday 11th April 2013

Received kindness, care and support from many people today as we brought Mum home – so grateful.

Friday 12th April 2013

Felt the growth of family unity today; such a wonderful feeling, Thank you so much

Saturday 13th April 2013

The caring support we are receiving for Mum and the dedication of all who come to her aid – Thank you is just not enough, no words could ever repay the kindness we are recieving, so grateful.

Sunday 14th April 2013

Supportive chat with my sister and the growth of sisterly love – So thankful

Monday 15th April 2013

Received caring and supportive messages from friends and colleagues – Thank you so much, so appreciated.

Tuesday 16th April 2013

Rediscovered  the power of positivity – Thank you

Wednesday 17th April 2013

Togetherness and family bonds – so truly grateful

Thursday 18th April 2013

Meeting strangers who touch our hearts and our lives – thank you so much

1 Comment

  1. Pat Balvanz

    I’m grateful for every day God gives me on this earth. So thankful for friends and family. I enjoyed a nice hot bath this morning!

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