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Non-Consumer Mish-Mash — Media Saturation, Linky Love & Looking Forward to Happiness

by Katy on July 7, 2013 · 17 comments


Redbook

It’s time again for Non-Consumer Mish-Mash, where I write a little bit about this and a little but about that.

Non-Consumer Media Saturation

Although I’ve given tons of interviews over the years, they always seem to come in fits and spurts. This moment in time is no exception.

I currently have an interview in the July 2013 edition of Redbook Magazine, as well as one in DailyWorth.com.

I’d be hard pressed to pick a favorite, but if my arm were twisted, I’d have to say the Redbook one. Because c’mon, it’s a magazine and I’m a sucker for print media!

Click HERE to read the Redbook article.

Click HERE to read the Daily Worth article.

 

Non-Consumer Facebook Group Links

The Non-Consumer Advocate Facebook Group is currently rich with fantastic links to fantastic articles. I was just scrolling through them deciding on one to share in this blog post and and decided to share them all!

Enjoy!

 

The Happiness of Looking Forward

I have enough self awareness to know that a big part of my happiness is to have something or things to look forward to. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be as elaborate as a trip to Hawaii or some such pricey endeavor to fill my happiness coffer.

This week I am looking forward to:

  • Coffee and a browse through Powells Books with The Happiness Project’s Gretchen Rubin who is in town for a speaking engagement.
  • Being able to sleep in tomorrow.
  • Hosting two Japanese exchange students over the weekend, even though we pick them up Friday evening and drop them off Sunday morning.
  • Payday on Friday and working both Wednesday and Thursday. It’s good to be employed in a challenging, satisfying and well paying job. (Even if it is physically exhausting.)
  • Sewing and installing my kitchen curtains from my Goodwill purchased tablecloth fabric.

Now you. What are you looking forward to?

Katy Wolk-Stanley

“Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.”

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{ 17 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Karen July 7, 2013 at 10:50 am

I am looking forward to a few days of peace and quiet. Had repairmen working on exterior of house last week.

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2 Katy July 7, 2013 at 10:51 am

A few days of peace and quiet sound absolutely lovely!

Katy

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3 cindy July 7, 2013 at 11:46 am

Looking forward to spending some time reading. I have been driving myself crazy lately and haven’t taken the time to stop and enjoy.

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4 Leigh July 7, 2013 at 11:47 am

Where is Gretchen speaking in Portland?

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5 Katy July 7, 2013 at 12:46 pm

She spoke this morning at the “World Domination Summit.”

Katy

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6 Leigh July 7, 2013 at 12:52 pm

that’s what I figured. Too bad she is not speaking anywhere else. Have fun taking her to Powells…..

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7 SarahN July 7, 2013 at 1:28 pm

OH I like thinking about what I have to look forward to in a week – I’m the same, I need ‘things to look forward to’ to be happy and content, otherwise life’s a bit of a drag. I have a fancy birthday dinner for friends on Saturday, which is the only time I’m breaking my ‘no eating out’ challenge for the month. I think I need to look for a few more things though…

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8 JaneUlness July 7, 2013 at 1:55 pm

Looking forward to being well and free of antibiotics.
Looking forward to our happy hour group this week.
Looking forward to getting all the corn put up, safeways has it 5/1.00

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9 Mama July 7, 2013 at 6:22 pm
10 Katy July 7, 2013 at 11:47 pm

I guess looking at wild kangaroos is just for Australians. :-)

Katy

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11 Mama July 8, 2013 at 3:03 pm

Yeh, that’s probably true. We saw dozens of them at the reservoir. Huge ones and tiny ones and ones in between. Our daughter was in total awe. Fun times.

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12 lynda July 8, 2013 at 1:09 am

Well, we’re off to Stockport near Manchester for a long weekend. And I’m looking forward to being somewhere different! Oh, and finally getting to the Vintage Village that they hold once a month :) The break from routine – perhaps that should say doing the same stuff in a different place? – will do me a power of good.

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13 Katie July 8, 2013 at 3:20 am

I am looking forward to going to a bulk food grocery store I have not tried yet. Food and thrift stores give me a thrill.

I read your article in the waiting room at my son’s doctor appointment. I was like, ” hey! I read that blog! ” even though I never read “redbook”.

Katie

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14 Jenny July 8, 2013 at 8:27 am

I am actually looking forward to a return to my usual routine and a productive week at work. With the holiday in the middle of last week and guests in and out and staff taking time off the last 2 weeks, it’s been chaotic! All fun, but ready for my routine back.
But I wish I could be looking for ward to coffee with Gretchen Rubin!

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15 anexactinglife July 8, 2013 at 9:45 am

I like it that you like your job – there are some of us out there!

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16 Katy July 8, 2013 at 12:22 pm

Being a labor and delivery nurse at a busy hospital is difficult and exhausting, but I really like it.

Katy

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17 Kailey July 8, 2013 at 10:57 am

I’m looking forward to getting back on track eating wise. We had an awesome weekend filled with drinks and games and yummy snacks but it’s left me in desperate need of a salad.
I’m also looking forward to our weekend trip to the Okanagan in two weeks, I’ve been wanting to go for a long time and now it’s finally happening.
And lastly I’m looking forward to more lazy beach days with our dog.

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