Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2016!

Mary Kate's 2016 Christmas Greeting

Bring on the SQUEE!!!  The LOVE!!!  And the PINK!!!  After the year we’ve had, we need some Squeetastic and Silly goodwill!!!

I’ve been making cookies and being a gifty-gifter.  My tree is up.  The stockings are hung.  And I found this wonderful Youtube video that plays mellow Christmas music along with a crackling, popping fireplace fire.  It’s totally delightful, and I’ve been playing it on repeat while I work.  :0)

For my good intentions and thoughts to share:

May we all be surrounded by good people and true love

May we feel SQUEE and PINK in our hearts and share it with those around us

May all the yummy nummies that we savor bring a smile to our faces and zero inches to our bottoms – not likely on that second part … but still it’s fun to ask for … LOL

May laughter fill our ears, the sight of loved ones brighten our eyes, and the warmth of their touch keep away the chill

May we be generous when we can, and caring and kind always

May our traditions and celebrations remind us of what is important to us, may they keep and hold us, and may they guide us to always strive to be our best, happiest (Squee-est and Pink-est), loving-est selves

And may we be thankful for all that we have … our health and every heart that holds us tight … our safety and the roofs over our heads … our nourishment, that of food, clean water, and the opportunity to take care of ourselves each and every day … and peace, that which we make and are willing to share.

And may you know I love you always!

Mary Kate :0)


You + My Heart = PINK & SQUEE!!!

Mary Kate Kopec Art Heart

I’m a big believer in Love, Happiness, Kindness, PINK, and SQUEE!!! … and sharing it! … as you know!  :0)  And I know I’ve been down a lot this year, and we’ve talked about that … so this time I want to talk about you — focus on YOU!!! and all that I’m grateful for.

Because even when years are shit years, we always have something to be thankful for and hopeful for!!!  <3  <3  <3

And I am thankful for YOU!!!  And hopeful for YOU!!!  <3  <3  <3

For everything that went wrong this past year, YOU stayed by my side.  YOU sent me love and hugs and your positive will and great intentions!!!  YOU stayed in my thoughts and heart … whispering big smiles and pinkness in my ear.  YOU, YOU, YOU!!!

So YOU + MY HEART = PINK & SQUEE!!!  And I am so very grateful for YOU!!!  <3

Along with YOU, I am also grateful for my Love Muffin – Paul; all the extra time we got to spend with Baby Bear; my MUBH Friend – Lena Shore; my friends and family; the epiphany inspiration idea that is becoming my new way to teach and advise – helping me help others in more ways … adding to my happy stories; my writing; and my health and life and freedom of choices that support everything I have.

<3  <3  <3

What’s something you’re grateful for this year?

Love, Hugs, Silliness, PINK, and SQUEE!

Mary Kate :0)