Gratitude Is Everything

For You & For Everyone Else Too

Hello World & Happy Day My Friends ๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ’–

For the past few days I was really upset because of my having to pay rent for an additional site for my bus cause I thought it was going to set me back on my departure date is my bus๐Ÿ˜ซ

I allowed myself to get in a funk because I thought I’d have to push back my departure date of June 10th again and I basically got stuck on stupid and let myself get all yucky ๐Ÿ˜ซ๐Ÿค”

Until Friday…๐Ÿ˜ฏ

I woke up Friday morning and all I could hear inside my head was..

“Practice what you preach Ricci… It’s Time!” ๐Ÿค”..

At first I was perplexed as to the full meaning of what I was hearing so I sat in my bed, meditated for a little while and wrote down everything I am truly grateful for including where I am today!!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’–

I let it go, gave it to the universe and got busy doing the little tedious things on the bus that I kept putting off…๐Ÿ˜ฏ

And sure enough… I’m back on track lol lol lol…

Yesterday I picked up the two solar batteries, a new starting and auxillary battery for the engine and I’m back on track to leave June 10th ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’– All it too was for me to change my mindset and get busy ๐Ÿค”

Basically get out of my own head ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

Gratitude is so powerful and when we stop to be grateful for where we are and work hard for where we want to be…Things will happen right before your eyes cause that’s exactly what’s happened to me…

All you have to do is be grateful and believe๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’–.. and don’t sweat the small shit lol

Have a beautiful day my friends ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒป

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

Family Is Everything

And Family Isn’t Just Blood

This morning I dedicated my post to my kids and wanted to remind everyone not to forget to tell your family you love them and to show them that we care…

Yet for me family isn’t just blood…

For me family is all the people in your life that support all you do.. that believe in your dreams and help you believe in them too….

The ones that wipe your tears, the ones that lend you their light when yours is dim…

The ones that believe in you no matter what and help you believe in yourself too..

and so much more….

For me family is everything and some of my family I’ve never met…

Some are amazing Earth angels whose paths have crossed mine right here and on IG and Facebook…

Tonight I dedicate this post to all of you..

My family…

My Earth angels…

My friends…

For it’s because of all of you that I’m where I am today …

Thank you for being here…

Thank you for your consistent love and support…

Thank you for being who you are and

Thank you for sharing YOU with me…

For each and every one of you…

I AM GRATEFUL๐Ÿ™

Love Always ๐Ÿ’—

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

Gratitude Is Everything

So Be Grateful For All You’ve Got

Hello World & Happy Day My Friends ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—

Every morning when I open my eyes the first thing I do is look out the window to see what the weather is like, I look up to the sky, say thank you, say good morning to my fur babies and go about my daily routine ๐Ÿ˜‰

It’s something I’ve always done and a few weeks ago when I started growing the herbs for the bus, I added saying good morning, misting and watering them to my morning routine so I wouldn’t forget to do it … ๐Ÿค—

The weather was never one that bothered me or made my day yucky cause that’s something I definitely don’t have control of plus I love the rain (it doesn’t show where I live but I always liked it too)

This morning after doing my daily routine I felt an almost overwhelming feeling of gratitude and I couldn’t help but think about all the things I am truly grateful for๐Ÿค”

I thought about how grateful we all should be as soon as we open our eyes in the morning โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™โค๏ธ

Now I’m not by any means religious yet I do believe in a power greater than myself.

For some that may be God and for some that may mean the universe as a whole..

Yet for me I do believe in the power of positivity and the power of gratitude…

When we are positive we are surrounded by positivity and when we are truly grateful we tend to receive more to be grateful for…

It’s the law of attraction which I do fully believe in ๐Ÿค—โค๏ธ๐Ÿค—
So my friend remember that every day is a blessing, it’s a gift that’s been given to you… Always be grateful for what you have… Be grateful for another new day too! ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—

Happy First Day Of Spring ๐ŸŒธโค

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

Value All You Have

Love All That You Are


Hello World and Happy Day My Friends ๐Ÿค—

Why is it so much easier to tell others how amazing they are or to help another see their own self worth? ๐Ÿค”

Why is it so much easier to give praise than to receive it?? To give a compliment yet hard to accept one? ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿค”

Is it because we are taught that if we think too much about ourselves that it’s selfish? Or that we’re conceited?

Or is it because we don’t want to act or seem like we think we’re all that? Hmmmmm?๐Ÿค”

We are taught that we can be anything we want to be and that if we truly believe we can, we will!! 

So why do we put our own self worth on the back burner? ๐Ÿค”

There’s nothing wrong with giving yourself kudos and knowing that you did a good job at something… 

There’s nothing wrong with knowing you’re a good person and believing that you can do anything! ๐Ÿ˜

Don’t ever feel bad for patting yourself on the back cause when we value all that we have and all that we do… We attract more goodness and stay more positive too!! 

So appreciate & be grateful for all that you are… You’re worth all your desires… 

You ARE a star โญ๐ŸŒŸโญ

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

Gratitude

Kindness Is Magic

Hello World,

WOW WOW..SO VERY VERY GRATEFUL๐Ÿค—.

First and foremost … Thank you Cobs @thecobweboriumemporium for the beautiful tag… It’s definitely getting hung up in the bus…๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿค— And yes your little sweet note made me cry..๐Ÿ˜ข happy tears though ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿค—  

I feel like the universe is smiling down on me cause this has been an incredible 2 days…1st getting Cobs beautiful tag and then the wonderful gifts from a new friend on Instagram, then winning a contest ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ … I’m totally on cloud nine and so very very grateful for the kindness I’ve received ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ™๐Ÿค— 

SOOOOOOO as most of you all know, I’ve been converting a bus so I can travel all over the country and spread my son’s ashes at all the places we wanted to go see… It’s been just a few months since I got the bus (with the help of so many of you) and my healing journey is right around the corner.

I’ve slowly been getting pantry things I’ll need for my journey and making lists of things that will be road worthy, tiny fridge worthy, good quality, healthy and storable.

 I love veggies, fruits, smoothies and salads and although I cannot say that I’m vegan because I cannot give up cheese, eggs and seafood (not yet anyway) I was talking to my friend Dana (a vegan smoothie bowl Queen) and had just asked her to make me a list of protein powders and other things like chia seeds etc that would help me stay healthy on the road. 

And then this happened..๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿค—. 

An amazing company Kura Nutrition http://www.kuranutrition.com read my story and sent me a bunch of their plant based protein powders, a really cool drink shaker maker ๐Ÿค—, 6 really yummy looking recipes and the sweetest handwritten note ever ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’— so I had to do this shout-out cause I am beyond grateful… I’ll totally be posting pics of the yummy things I’ll make with them on the road ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’— thank you @kuranutrition so very much…๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿค—

THEN LAST NIGHT…. 

I won the coolest double bike rack from a contest that a couple of van living guys that I follow on Instagram @therollingvan  had. I’m overly excited and can’t thank you enough too๐Ÿค— talk about cool…

It will look so good on the bus ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค— 

Guess it’s time to get in shape lol lol hey maybe that’s what the universe is telling me… ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿค”

Time to get in shape Ricci…. hahaha ๐Ÿ˜‚

I’m in shock ๐Ÿ˜ฎ and NO I’M NOT AN AFFILIATE for either and I rarely do shout-outs… 

I just had to share my excitement and my gratitude… especially to Cobs and Kura Nutrition because those gifts came from the heart, pure kindness and well.. there are no words only love for them both ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’—

Please check out her blog @thecobweboriumemporium and Kura Nutritions shop online with their great healthy products and The Rolling Van on Instagram or YouTube and their amazing adventures traveling the country ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’—

I may sound like an advertisement but oh well cause I’m so grateful and excited too..

Thank you so much my friends so very very very grateful ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ™๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿค— 
Kindness is AMAZING

Ricci ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’—

Happy Thanksgiving

Be Thankful Today and Every Day


Hello World 

Happy Day My Friends ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒป๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒป๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒป๐Ÿค—..

Being grateful can change every day into Thanksgiving ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿฆƒ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿฆƒ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿฆƒ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿฆƒ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿฆƒ..

Be grateful for family, friends, places and things…

Be Grateful for smiles & hugs…

Be grateful for sadness & tears…

Be grateful for happiness & love…

Yet the biggest thing to be grateful for should come as no surprise…

Be grateful for each morning when you open up your eyes!! ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŒž..

Happy Thanksgiving To All ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿฆƒ

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•

Life Is A Hell Of An Adventure

It’s Truly One Hell Of A Ride


Goodnight Universe โค ๐Ÿ™

Life is filled with great things to do each and every day. Don’t get stuck behind closed doors and let your life get in your way… 

Live a life of adventure…Have fun, laugh hard, go explore… Live a life of great memories.. a life that you’ll truly adore…
Sweet Dreams World ๐ŸŒป ๐Ÿค—

Ricci ๐Ÿ’•