Putting a Smile on my Face

January 5, 2017 21 By EngineerMommy

This post is sponsored by Minted. All opinions are mine alone.

What makes you smile? For me, there are a number of things that really bring a joy to my heart… those things that cause me to involuntarily feel content and satisfied. Today, I will share with you all some of my favorite things that are totally putting a smile on my face!

Putting a Smile on my Face

1. My Tea Collection: There’s no question about it. I am a fan of tea- hot tea, iced tea, lukewarm tea… ok, I don’t know about that last one! Anyway, my multiple mugs of tea every day definitely put a smile on my face. I love everything from sweet, fruity teas to spicy, earthy ones and everything in between. I have been building my collection for several months now and I finally feel like I have every tea I could ever want… at least for the next month! Sipping tea cuddled up next to the fireplace with a comfy throw definitely puts a smile on my face!

Putting a Smile on my Face

Putting a Smile on my Face

2. Being Creative: One of my passions is being creative and transforming something basic into something extraordinary. Over the last year, I have done so many fun projects. I want to make sure I continue to carve out time each week to do creative DIY projects. One of my favorite recent projects was when I used copper pipes to make a DIY Magazine Holder.

DIY Copper Pipe Magazine Holder

DIY Copper Pipe Magazine Holder


Another fun project was when I built this Rustic Chic Address Sign for our front door. I absolutely love the way this came out!
house-address-sign
Being creative definitely puts a smile on my face.

3. Our New Year Photo Cards: If you remember this post from about a week ago, I mentioned that I would be ordering some personalized photo cards for the New Year! And I asked you all to vote on your favorite ones. Well, I’m excited to share with you all which card I finally chose… I chose the Sweet & Simple one and we absolutely love the way it came out!

Putting a Smile on my Face

Putting a Smile on my Face

We just received this card in the mail a few days ago from Minted. The shipping & handling time was so quick! The card is such a nice, thick material and it feels very substantial in the hand.

Putting a Smile on my Face

Putting a Smile on my Face

I cannot wait to get these mailed out to my family & friends. I just know that they will absolutely love these cards! Are you interested in ordering cards from Minted? It’s totally fun and easy to search their site for a cute card. Using their Find It Fast option makes it so convenient to see your personal photo(s) in dozens of cards all at once, making it a breeze to pick the best choice!

Putting a Smile on my Face

Putting a Smile on my Face

Plus, the FREE Address Assistant simplifies and streamlines the process of addressing all those cards for mailing. Insert your loved one’s addresses into a form online and Minted will address all your envelopes for you! Minted has so many cards to choose from, including holiday cards, birthday cards, invitation cards, and more. There are Foil-Pressed cards, Letterpress cards, Ornament cards, and more. You can also find custom stationery, gorgeous art, and home decor on their site.

Putting a Smile on my Face

Putting a Smile on my Face

Seeing my daughters’ faces and sharing the joy with our loved ones definitely puts a smile on my face!

Now, I’d love to hear from you. What puts a smile on your face? Have you ever ordered cards from Minted?







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