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Every Day I Miss Her {Pieces of Me} | Always Happy Life

It’s hard to believe that five years ago tonight, one of the most influential people in my life went to heaven. She was one of the first to ever hold me and I saw her almost every day throughout my entire childhood and as often as possible as an adult. When I lived in Rochester […]

New Addition | Life in Culver, Indiana

On Thursday morning our lives changed dramatically. Totally unexpected and not exactly what we were planning at all. It was on our “someday” list…you know that list, “Someday, when we are…” I bet you have one too? Well, our someday became today. We had decided on the name a long time ago, for our, “Someday […]

Reasons to Celebrate! | Always happy. Never satisfied.®

“Always happy. Never satisfied.®” Notice anything different??? We can now officially use the ® next to our slogan for Always Happy Life!!! Up until this week, we’ve been a ™ which means we are pending approval. Did you know that? This past Tuesday, we received an official document in the mail from the United States […]

Meet Dana! | Always Happy Life | About Us

Hello Always Happy Life readers! Dana here and I’m new to the Always Happy Life and Sail22 family! With that being said, I am also new to blogging, so bear with me. 🙂 If you’ve been to Culver, then you may know me from the Original RootBeer Stand here in Culver, or you may recognize […]

Wedding Details & DIY Wedding Projects

In honor of our one month anniversary (Whohoo!!!) I wanted to write up a post on all of the details from the wedding to share and to help us remember everything for the future. When Ed and I became engaged January 3, 2011 we immediately agreed on several key details. The first detail was the […]

Our Perfect Wedding

We had a an absolutely perfect wedding day on June 25th. I may be a bit biased, but I haven’t heard any complaints. 😉 Best. Day. Ever. Ed’s brother, Greg, did a great job as Best Man and recorded our ceremony for nostalgia’s sake in the future (Click the link for it if you’d like…it’s […]

Happy March 22nd!

Today is an important day…my most favorite guy, Mr. Always Happy Life (aka Ed) is having a birthday!!! For those of you that know about our other little company, Sail22…today’s date is one of the reasons for the “22”. Due to tweaking my back, I was unable to join him on the road this week, […]

Where to Start?

In case you didn’t read our 22 Goals for 2011…hmmm…really? They are good ones…you should check them out… Anyways, we are getting married this year!!! Yes, it’s true…and we are VERY excited! There’s so much to do though…sometimes it’s a matter of just figuring out where to start. We know when and where it will […]

Vineyard Visit

While we were in Chautauqua Lake a few weeks ago, we had a little extra time and decided to do a small vineyard tour. My grandparents were grape farmers and had a vineyard in Westfield, New York many years ago and as a child, I remember seeing it. I hadn’t been there in years and […]

Noisy Cat

Exactly one year ago today Ed’s and my life changed dramatically. We were adopted by a cat…now affectionately named “Noisy”. He makes appearances regularly in our Wordless Wednesday blogs these days and seems to be quite content with his decision to adopt us. We had just come home from a regatta and I swore I […]