Daily Prompts

Use these prompts for ideas for celebrating every single day as if it were Christmas. Here you will find daily treats and kindnesses for yourself and for you to give to others.

Give cookies

In many parts of the United States, the Girl Scouts are out selling cookies. Even if you don't want the cookies yourself, consider buying a box and then dropping it off at your local fire station or police station or veterinarian or whatever makes you feel good. If...

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Practice mindful eating

Think back to a special meal with family or friends, probably Christmas dinner. You probably were relaxed and really noticed and enjoyed your food. Maybe there was some nice dinner music playing in the background, and you lingered at the table a bit longer than a...

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February week 3

I hope your February is going well and that you had a really lovely Valentine's Day. For this week's prompts I don't think there's anything you need to do to plan ahead. We are still focusing on kindness and giving to others in small ways, but there's a couple prompts...

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Make your own shower steamer tablets

In some parts of the country, February brings the earliest signs of spring. Purple crocuses and little buds on the trees. And that often means that those who suffer from spring allergies or hay fever also start sneezing. Thus this is a good time to make eucalyptus...

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Fondue night

Have fun with your food and plan a family fondue night! Do a cheese fondue as an appetizer or side dish to your regular dinner, or do a chocolate fondue for dessert. If you do not have a fondue pot, fake it, or ask around among your friends to see if you can borrow...

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Donate some Valentines today

Drop off some Valentines at the hospital or senior center today. They don't need to be anything fancy. Did you make some woven heart baskets yesterday? Tuck in a tiny card or candy and drop those off. They could be gifts for patients or even the staff. If you don't...

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Woven heart baskets

Woven heart baskets are customarily a Danish Christmas ornament, but they are easily used year-round, and especially ideal for Valentines Day. They look very impressive, but are easy to make, even for a child. It takes more time to explain the process than it does to...

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