Yes, Kids Can Safety Learn To Cook!

Kids who are trained in the art of cooking at an early age become great assets to their families in adulthood. — Barbara Dean Aliaga

A Recipe Dish of Joy Can’t Hurt

Happy Birthday Surprises

Share your joy. ..today. ..even if you don’t feel like it. ..whenever you can. Become the change. Do it now! Sunflowers Tulips & Love Be My Valentine Balloon by AbuNana Sunflowers Tulips & Love Thinking of You Poster by AbuNana Sunflowers Tulips & Love Thinking of You Throw Pillow by Cushionarium Sunflowers Tulips & Love […]

Perfectly Playful Purple Products

For the love of purple! #purplelove #Zazzle #purpleaccessories Click the arrow at the bottom (when the gif isn’t animating) to see, personalize and buy…

LED Flameless Candle Essentials

Poppies

The electricity goes out! But you have beautifully designed candles automatically turned on each evening. Very smart and elegantly designer candles. See what we mean.

Flowers Help Lessen Stress

There’s one thing we don’t fight about: life can be pretty stressful. I’ve always had one great support system, though, and that’s my relationship to flowers and flowers to me. The more I focus on the magical mystery of flowers, the faster stress just evaporates. What a gift of nature!

Playful Brighter Side Affordable Posters

Each poster provides a personalize text template. Easily add your favorite quote before you purchase, even using an iPhone or iPad

Best Selling Face Masks at AbuNana.com

It’s just an honor to have someone wear our designs. It makes all this social isolation seem easier. It feels good to make some type of contribution. We would love to see the masks you have chosen, even if you did not purchase them from us. You really wouldn’t believe how much laughter goes on in this house when we feel we are reaching someone out there in the cyber world!!! We really are a Mom and Pop shop!

Editable Soft Pink Floral Pattern Face Masks …and more…

It is easy to miss the beauty in life. These new soft pink floral pattern designs are created infused with soft joy, appreciation, peace and receptivity for better things in your life. Whether for a friend or for yourself, these are nice gifts for your favorite girl friend! Stay on the brighter side!​

MONDAY, August 10, 2020 – Camano Island, WA

Today, I am going to take a jug of bleach and make the house brilliant with good cheer. I am going to give it a good old try! We are alive! We are here and able to make the world a better place by connecting to a happier level of existence. We are able to live in the state of happiness. We just have to stop and choose to put on a happy face, to think of something more pleasant, to think of the ones in our home. Bet they can use a fellow housemate who has a positive outlook on life.

Favorite Women’s Face Masks and Shields

As a creative personality, I like to entertain myself with what I wear. So, face mask designs are fun for me. I’m about to add a couple more to my stash. Want to help me pick the best two? Here’s a 15-piece sample of our women’s collection. What‘s your favorite?

Folk Art for Uplifting Ideas

Fine Folk Art Field of Wildflowers.

Love of Nature Collection!

Love of Nature Collection. Which is your favorite?

Most Popular Puzzles on AbuNana.com

Peace begins at home. Community begins at home. Love begins at home. Strengthen the happiness of the world, by strengthening the family.

What do we celebrate on Independence Day?

When we go out to celebrate summer fun on the Fourth of July, what are we celebrating? We have a few weeks to make this Independence Day more meaningful.

The Power of Sending Greeting Cards

We can flood with love, and this is what the world needs right now.

You Fly In and Out Of My Thoughts

During June, try to increase your acts of kindness. Reach out to tip the scales toward love!

Decorative Protective Face Shields Are Here!

Lovely Black and White Chic Fashion Pattern Adult Cloth Face Mask

World Strong!

Hope, Believe, Love, Be Kind Together

Also we are working on Face Shield designs. Seems a bit less restrictive and personable way of protection.

Saturday night: Rocking to Classic Rock

Don’t wait for happy days to come! They are here somewhere. Begin to act like they are here and they will come! Really. Remember: build it and it will come. Do something that makes you live the kind of life you wish we all had now. Believe, hope, love.

Mama Llama Uplifters

Can’t resist the cuteness of llamas. Here are the most adorable pieces we could bring to you today! Have fun today … start by pretending to have fun and you just may have a great day!

Be the green guy!

Cooperative ecology — cooperating with nature. These sweatshirts have text we think sustainable. They are designed to remind us to be mindful of the gift of earth.

Notebooks for Historical 2020 Journaling

AT HOME ASSIGNMENT: Write in a notebook and describe your ordinary life, your emotional changes, your environment, your connection to nature, family, life….

Pillows, Pillows, Pillows!

Need something soft? Something to hug and hold on to? Here are some new designs sure to raise your spirits. #Zazzle.com

Good things are coming!

Can you see our new friend, Rocking Red Robin?​

Face Masks With Positivity

All mask designs are approved by Zazzle reviewers. We are awaiting 10+ more approvals shortly and will add them to this blog. Thank you for your patience. Be safe. Be well. Be thankful.

The Art of Living

By embracing the changes this pandemic has brought to our door, we can survive. We can thrive!

Cutest Face Mask Covers Here

Face mask covers have been both a challenge and an opportunity for this high risk, older couple to make a contribution. What gets us up in the morning are thoughts of our family, especially our grandchildren, our friends and neighbors. We can visit over FaceTime or play remotely on PS4 games. Now we spend the major part of the day painting on our iPads or on canvas, able to offer them to the world. We love this connection with you. So, thank you!

Hot New Design Says: Brighten Up!

As my mother often reminded me: It never hurt anyone’s eyesight by seeing things on the brighter side of life.

Latest Doggie Fashion

New Doggie Fashion

Newly Designed Cloth Face Masks

The designs we work on daily keep us in the sane, happy zone. Each of us are asked to play our roles in the best way possible. Hopefully these moments of sharing with the world help boost your confidence in the beautiful person you will always be — no matter what the circumstances.

Never Give Up

Never give up. You can do this.

Let’s Share Our Fun Spirit

This is me!

Be Prepared: Iconic Saint Bernard

Be Prepared! This was one of my Dad’s favorite cheers!

Saint Bernard Puppy: Let’s Have Fun Today.

Let’s have fun today! Puppy style!

Take One Breath At A Time

Taking one breath at a time.

A Very Mellow Fellow

A very mellow fellow.

We can do this!

Be kind to yourself and to others. Let fear fall away. Replace fear with love. All you need is love. Be strong beautiful people! We will get through this together

In case you need a reminder ….

Never give up!

Don’t feel like smiling?

Wear this smile on your shirt! You will soon see people smiling back at you! it’s an affordable way to raise people’s spirits from 6 feet away

Spring Into A New You!

Spring into a new you!

Portrait of a Mastiff

Portrait of a Mastiff

Music and Art keeps me sane!

I’ve heard it said, Gratitude is the healthiest of emotions. So I propose music, writing, dancing, painting, drawing, singing, liberal arts, are the healthiest of activities. And, don’t you know this is the time to stay healthy. 🙂

Bear’s Necessity Night Light

I’m still clinging to “All you need is love.” And I’m having fun with the bare necessities of life. There’s always room for a 😃

Mama Llama Night Light

Light up the darkness with love and grand curiosity. Be bright. Be brave. Be happy! Browse thru our Mama Llama Shop!

How to be a source of energy during a pandemic.

… Passion for these small creative inspirations gets me, and the world around me, through days of uncertainty.

Love Those Llamas

We are cooking up some delightful Llama designs. Hope you Llama lovers live it up with a new T-shirt!

Live your dream self today

Enjoy the beautiful things in life. Be present to nature. Spring is a coming. Let your day be light.

Tai Chi Qigong and the Deer

Tai Chi Qigong and the movement of the deer.

Tai Chi and the Crane

Wall murals. Wall hangings, shirts for adults, teens and kids, and much more. Here by Monday. We are so excited. We just can’t hide it!

Surrounding ourselves with positivity

The ritual of drinking coffee, tea or your favorite morning drink can be emotionally beneficial as you begin your day.

Attraction of the Sea

My soul awakes To the thought of heaven As I drive over the hills To get a glimpse of the ocean And hear the crash of waves. My heart beats fast To the joys of heaven As I step out of the car To feel the breeze upon my face And find a world of […]

Glass painting — First Experiment

With a trip to the nearby thrift shop, I have spent some time experimenting with painting on glass. I bought 6 wine glasses for 25 cents each and a plate for 75 cents. I began painting the plate with acrylic and saw that the adhesion was spotty. So, I waited for it to dry and […]

Spring 2019 and Courage

For the past couple of years I have taken a few lessons on-line to play the piano. I soon took to learning a few chords and becoming lazy. Most of my family play by ear so I thought, why not me? At any rate, today I decided to play songs for spring and put them […]

Positive Attitudes Soar Over Fear

You probably havel been surprised by some compelling situation that calls out your fearful side.  Perhaps it was an over-due bill in the mail or a very real concern that you could lose your job.  There are so many situation where fear can usurp all of your attention.  The situation appears to be bigger than […]

Getting to Happy in Real Time

Be your best, happy friend.  That may sound a bit funny to you, but it holds some great advice.  We all know that deep, quiet satisfaction is the very stuff we are made of. Peaceful happiness is available to us at all times.  There is never a moment that it is not available.  Everything you […]

Getting to Happy

Take a look at my new website.  The theme this month is “Getting To Happy!”

Courage To Be Yourself

There is nothing quite so satisfying as the calm, peaceful connection to happiness. Yet many days we are caught up in the rough waters of sorrow, fear, defense, and concerns that can lead only to unhappiness. It occurred to me yesterday that a stumbling block to experiencing my happiness is trying to create a projection […]

Daily Preparation For Happiness

When you take a test, you study for it.  When you have a dinner party, you plan for it.  Doesn’t it make sense that if you want to have a happy day, you envision it? Positive thinking takes a little planning at the beginning of each day.  After the planning takes place, it is smooth sailing. […]

Snow Days in the Pacific Northwest

Snow Days — January 2012  Loving these precious days and pictures tell it all.  CLICK HERE  

Love Is The Answer …. Every Day!

I believe in love.  I’ve known about it from the beginning.  I learned some of love’s lessons from my dear Nana who would welcome me into her deep, wonderful lap and hug. This was my first understanding of heaven.  I did not feel lost or alone.  I was confident of my worthiness.   My Nana […]

On Consciousness and John Hagelin, PhD

You may enjoy the following.  John Hagelin, PhD, On Consciousness.  

Want versus Imagination

Do you every hear yourself using the word want?  Here are some examples: I want you to listen to me. I want to be happy. I want to go to college I want a new car. I want my children to be happy. Using the word, want, can mean that you don’t know how to […]

New Year’s Recipe for Happiness

After welcoming in the New Year last night, you may need a bit of a pick-me-up this morning. Here’s a recipe that can be used throughout the year. It serves between one and a million. It’s a great hit at parties. 2 parts       Appreciation 1 part        Confidence 2 parts […]

A Must-Have Skill: The Art of Receiving

As you read these words and find you are in a peaceful state, you already understand the art of receiving.   Think about it.  When you are in a receptive mood everything flows between and among all of life’s energy. You experience a feeling of wellness.  Everything is easy and you feel proud! When you […]

Create Positive Situations With Positive Thinking

You want to be happy today, …now.  As you become aware of all the thoughts that attract thought-like-situations, you can steer away from negative thinking and steer toward more and more positive thoughts. You may not realize how many negative thoughts surround your day. Think of yourself in a small, motorized row-boat.  You are floating […]

The Presence of Christmas

    Peace Quiet peace, Like the snow It softly falls upon our thoughts Of one another and covers our Consciousness for a brief, wonderful moment.     Winter Holidays can remind us about the softer things in life.  Peace and joy become objects that cover our hearts this time of  year.  Decorations, gift-giving, singing, […]

On the eve of Christmas Eve

Merry Christmas  It has been said  that the source of energy is within each of us.  It appears to me that love is the source of energy.  The first rule of celebrating Christmas is to take a moment to celebrate yourself and the magnificent service of your body and mind.  If you would take a […]

For those who love the printed word….

For those of you who love holding a book in your hand while reading, here’s a chance to buy one book and get a second one at 50 % off.  One day only at Lulu.com. I discovered Lulu.com a few months ago.  On the bottom of the iTunes page there was a link for publishing your […]

Whatever you can imagine, you can do!

Even though I am one of those people who enjoy the journey more than the arrival, I do find great satisfaction in completing a book project begun in October. In October I began writing about positive solutions to help others heal from very difficult situations.   As in most efforts to help others, I benefited. […]

Can cells feel happiness? How to go back to sleep when worry knocks at the door.

Last night I awoke with a thought about National Geographic and how we had enrolled in a year’s subscription for $10.00 and had not received the magazine.  It seemed like a lot of weeks, even perhaps months, have gone by since we sent our check.  My, oh, my.  My brain liked chewing on this little […]