A Great Big Smile

Can Brighten Your Day

Hello World and Happy Day My Friends πŸ€—
This morning I woke up smiling really big.. not sure if it was from a dream I had or just because…

Yet whatever the reason it reminded me that we all need to wake up smiling…

There truly is nothing that can “make” you start your day in a shitty mood cause how you start your day is totally in your control…

It doesn’t matter if the kids are screaming, you’re running late, the weather sucks or your stuck in a massive traffic jam.. nothing controls your day but YOU …

No matter what!!! πŸ˜‰πŸ€—πŸ˜‰..

So my friends…

Don’t forget to start your day with a great big smile… Screaming kids and traffic jams only last a little while…

Don’t forget to pause and breathe if things don’t go your way… Remember that YOU’RE in control…

Now Go Have A Beautiful Day πŸ€—πŸ’–

Ricci πŸ’•

It’s Ok To Change Your Mind

Whenever You Want Too!

Hello World & Happy Day My Friends πŸ€—

Ok so we all know that I’m a sticker freak lol and that I’ve decided to dedicate the back of the bus with pretty and positive vibe stickers πŸ€— well that hasn’t changed yet I just added “Hello World” & “Goodnight Universe” to the front and the back (website will be added later) but the back just wasn’t sitting right with me yet I couldn’t figure out why πŸ€”πŸ€”..

Well… Yesterday I was talking to my dear dear friend Paul who lives in Scotland and I showed him the front and the back of the bus and being the bff that he is.. He called me out on the back saying it looked a little out of place (his exact words I can’t say hahaha) because I had “Goodnight Universe” at the top and right below it I had a map of the USA 😯😫😯…

And it hit me…

How one-sided of me to have “Goodnight Universe” and only the USA map beneath it…😫

So yep I immediately took the USA map down painted it again and put the WORLD map beneath it… 😍

Duh Ricci hahahaha I’m loving it now and it looks way way better….(see pics⬇️⬇️⬇️)

I’m still gonna put the USA map on it so I can see all the states I’m going to but it’s going on the passenger side next to the bus doors instead lol πŸ˜‰

Needless to say my oldest and his fiancee as well as my bestie agreed yet also laughed cause I’m constantly changing stuff… πŸ€—

My point in this is: there’s nothing wrong with changing your mind a million times if you need too… Nothing in life is set in stone so do what’s best for you!!! πŸ˜πŸ’–

Have A Beautiful Day World πŸ’–

Ricci πŸ’•

Remember What Life’s About

Bring Out The Little Kid In You

Hello World and Happy Day My FriendsπŸ€—

For the past few months I knew I needed a new phone cause mine has been acting up badly yet it wasn’t a big priority because finishing the bus was my number one πŸ˜‰

I had made the decision that I would finish the bus first & wait until right before I hit the road to get a new one πŸ€”

Well as we know plans change haha and I had to change my decision and get a new one asap or I’d be without a phone cause I was truly ready to throw it against a brick wall cause it is acting up so bad😑

Although it pushes finishing the bus back a little bit..

I am ok with it…

I have to have a reliable phone not just on the road but because I use it for literally everything 😱😑..

Well…

I knew yesterday that I was going to get the new Samsung Galaxy 9S+ this afternoon (it just came out on the 15th & I’m not a fan of iPhones lol) and this morning I woke up feeling like a little kid waking up on Christmas morn…

Filled with excitement and dancing around the bus like a little kid with a new toy and I believe haven’t even gotten it yet πŸ˜„πŸ’ƒπŸ˜„

Of course it made me think of how serious we all take life on a daily basis and actually made me laugh harder and dance more πŸ˜€πŸ˜πŸ˜€πŸ˜

My point in all this (not to mention sharing my excitement) is that we truly do make life harder than it really is… πŸ€”

We get so caught up in daily life that we forget what life’s about…We forget to take the time to laugh & play & shout…

We forget the little things that make us jump for joy, laugh, cry, smile and just basically feel good inside!!!

So my friends let out the little kid in you and I’m sure that you will see… That life is not as serious as we make it out to be 😁 πŸ˜„ 😁…

Have a exciting and silly day world πŸ’—

Ricci πŸ’•

Don’t Ever Take Your Anger

Out On Someone Else

Hello World & Happy Day My Friends

I wasn’t going to post today but I just experienced something really cool that we don’t get to see to often 😱 I was picking up a few things at my least favorite store yet the only one in the little town I’m in, and as I was walking up to the register I overheard a very nasty customer screaming at the cashier… 😠

It was very obvious that the poor cashier couldn’t do anything about an item that was out of stock, yet the customer did and said everything nasty that she could to try to get the cashier upset and make it out to be her fault..😱..

Yet the cashier kept calm and didn’t even make a face at the nasty person…😏

Just as I got to the end of the line, a lady and gentlemen walked up to the nasty customer and said…

“It’s not her fault they are out of stock and you have no right to take your anger out on her. If you have a problem take it up with management, but do not scream at this girl.. she is just doing her job and has no control of what is in or out of stock.. So take your anger elsewhere because none of us want to hear it and she doesn’t deserve to be treated like that by you or anyone!!!” 😠

It was so cool and everyone in line started clapping!!! Needless to say the nasty customer left in a hurry and in a huff… 😁

The cashier was amazing and no matter what was being said kept her cool and gave the rest of us exceptional service with a smile like nothing happened at allπŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ˜

There’s lots of things that happen that make us want to scream but don’t take your anger out on others or treat another mean.. so when something yucky happens remember this quote too…

“Do unto others as you’d have them do unto you!!😏😁😏

Have a beautiful day world πŸ’—

Ricci πŸ’•

Recover From Negative Thinking

Is Not As Hard As It Seems


Hello World & Happy Day My Friends πŸ’—πŸ€—

Last night I was up pretty late talking to a friend that wanted to know how I stay so positive through all that I’ve been through, especially since my son passed away and I really had to think about it πŸ™„πŸ€”.

My friend is the type of person that always goes straight to the negative about almost everything. She doesn’t think the world is against her yet she does go straight to the “what if’s” immediately. 

Last night she asked me what she could do to change her mindset to being more like mine.. More positive and stop going to the “what if’s” all the time and I said: 

“Laugh hard at the yuck, when things happen find a solution and move on… immediately!” πŸ€”..

Now I’m not always positive, yet I try my best not to think of the “what if this or that happens” cause I feel I’d never get anywhere thinking like that… 

When something happens I usually laugh.. Hard.. cause crying over spilt milk doesn’t clean it up πŸ˜‰ πŸ™„.

I’m fully aware that shit happens that we don’t expect and I sure don’t look at the world through rose colored glasses, yet I don’t assume the worst ever. 

I basically live moment by moment and when things happen I immediately look for a solution and never ever do the poor pitiful me or why me thing cause I don’t believe things happen TO ME…

I just believe that shit happens πŸ˜€πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜€. (Sounding a little Forrest Gump here 😁)

So this morning when I woke up I tried to think of something that could make her laugh when shit happens and I immediately thought of this poem, made a pic and sent it to her… 

I told her to hang it up and anytime something happens and she finds herself going to the negative, go look in a mirror and say 

“Hello My name is _____ and I’m a recovering negative thinker!” 

When she got the photo she said all she could do was laugh and it worked… πŸ˜€πŸ˜Ž

So my friends… 

Today if drama comes calling, respond but don’t react.. Cause laughter and a big huge smile will stop negative thinking in it’s tracks πŸ˜€πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚.

Have a drama free day world πŸ˜€

Ricci πŸ’•

Time For Laughs & Smiles

No Stressing Allowed

Hello World & Happy Day My Friends 😁

This morning I had to run to the store and I noticed all the stress on people’s faces as they were shopping πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”.

It seems the closer we get to Christmas the more stressed people get… 

SOOOOOOO I decided to make a couple of Christmas song videos to brighten everyone’s day πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ˜πŸ€—.




Have a beautiful day my friends filled with smiles and laughter πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ˜.

Ricci πŸ’•

A Smile Can Change Everything

A Smile Is From The Heart

Hello World & Happy Day My Friends πŸ’—πŸ€—

The last few days have been difficult for me… Trying my best not to fall into a depressed funk from missing my son badly and just lots of things on my mind.. πŸ€”πŸ˜–

Yet today I was at the little country store where I live and there was the cutest little baby sitting in it’s stroller staring at me…

As soon as I made eye contact with him, he gave me the biggest smile and of course it made me smile big right back…😁😁😁 

I asked his mom how old he was and she said he was almost 5 months… I complimented his beautiful smile and then the oddest thing happened… πŸ™„

As I went to walk away he started cryingπŸ€”I kept walking and his cries got louder… 

So I had to walk back and as soon as he saw me he stopped and smiled huge…I smiled back and giggled and went to walk away and omg he started screaming again hahahaha πŸ˜‚..

His mom and I laughed cause every time I tried to walk away he started screaming…… 

His Mom asked me if I wanted to hold him and so of course I said yes and OMG as soon as I put him in my arms he started laughing hard… Which of course made me and his mom laugh and she said he’s never ever done that… 

Why he did I don’t know yet I walked them out to her car, put him in his car seat gave him a kiss on his forehead and said… Thank you little man.. You just made my day πŸ’—πŸ€—πŸ’—…

He smiled huge and this time didn’t scream when I walked away…πŸ€”πŸ’—πŸ€”.

Now I’m not sure why that happened and yet I do believe it was a sign from the universe letting me know my son is ok or maybe a sign from my son … 

Yet more than anything I do know that the power of a smile cause truly change your mood… πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ’—πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ’—

So my friends don’t forget to smile today at everyone you see… Cause a little smile can change the world and make it a beautiful place to be πŸ€—πŸ’—πŸ˜.

Ricci πŸ’•