April Contest


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This is the theme for my drawing practice this month. To answer the questions follow me on Instagram. Have A Smiley Day! 😄

The Winner for the March Contest


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Last month wasn’t a good one for drawing only did 7 of the 13 drawings I had wanted to do. (Life happens) Despite the lack of drawings I still had a clear winner. Congratulations to Roxie for having the most correct guesses. I will be sending your prize shortly. Stay tuned for this months contest. … [Read more…]

Taliesin


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By: Stephen R. Lawhead Pages: 486 A story of Cariss, Princess of the lost world of Atlantis, and Taliesin the foundling who became the Bard with the Mystical voice that could enchant his listeners. The story of their tragedies, endurance, faith and love. Stephen Lawhead takes us back to the stories before the appearance of … [Read more…]

Richie’s Drive Inn


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Richie’s drive inn is located on N. king street, a street away from Toshi’s okazuya (you can read my post about Toshi’s here: https://smilemakeothershappy.com/2018/01/22/toshis-okazuya/) The Fire Before it was Richie’s there was a garment factory where they sewed clothing. I don’t remember the name, being only about 4 or 5 at the time the fire broke … [Read more…]

Rise Above Weaknesses


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And blessed is he that is found faithful unto my name at the last day, for he shall be lifted up to dwell in the kingdom prepared for him from the foundation of the world. Ether 4:19

A Picture From February’s Winner


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Mahalo Gina, Gina was the winner of my February contest. She used the $5 Target gift card to purchase water for a Spring Concert. Shopping tip: Gina ordered the water online and picked up at the store, you don’t pay shipping fees, and no bottle tax. My contest are to help me keep up with … [Read more…]

Gardening Update-Pennies


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I’m vet happy to report that the pennies have proven to be a successful deterrent! The slugs didn’t get to the Lily’s and they have begun to bloom! I look forward to many more flowers! Here is the first link to my post about slugs Slugs – What I Have Tried to Get Rid of … [Read more…]

Cease to be Idle


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Cease to be Idle Thou shalt not be idle; for he that is idle shall not eat the bread nor wear the garments of the laborer. Doctrine & Covenants 42:42 Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds. Gordon B. Hinckley

March Contest


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This is the theme for this months contest to continue with my drawing practice resolution for this year. Follow me on Instagram to see the drawings and answer the question(s). Let’s have fun! Have a Smiley Day 😁

Dinner Conversation About Instagram


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The Question  Last night during Dinner (we do our best to have sit down at home dinner at least 4-5 times a week) I made a statement that went like this, “I really don’t know how people who have thousands of followers on Instagram keep up with everyone’s posts and reply to everyone. I only … [Read more…]