30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving: Day 25

“We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.” ~ Harry A....more

30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving: Day 24

I AM THANKFUL FOR: 131.  Old water mill 132.  Nativity scenes ...more

30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving: Day 23

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. ~ Colossians 4:2     I AM THANKFUL FOR: 126....more

Thankful Thursday


My Unspoken Thanksgiving List

As Thanksgiving draws closer, I realize how blessed my life is and how many things I have to be thankful for.I’m thankful that I have a wonderful husband, great kids, loving parents and a warm house. I’m very thankful my dad’s cancer is in remission. I’m thankful for my 93 year old grandmother who is here visiting for this Thanksgiving. I’m thankful for all of my friends who make me laugh. But I’m also thankful for a lot of other stuff that never receive any recognition.So here’s my list of “other” things I’m thankful for:...more

Thanksgiving table runner

Every Thanksgiving as I unpack my decorations,  one special item always reminds me of great memories and all of the things for which we are thankful – my “thankful” table runner. About 6 years ago, I bought a cream-colored table runner and fabric markers and let everyone write things for which they were thankful. When our kids were young, we drew an outline of their hands instead of a signature....more

Thankful for my life. That's all.

Today I got to thinking about how much things can change in a year. I always say that at New Year’s, by the way – that you never know where you’ll be a year from now. Love it or hate it, over the course of a short 365 day span things in your life can do a total 180. And in my life, they certainly did. Over the last year I married the love of my life. Had an amazing baby boy. Watched my little Lucy turn into a miniature moose. Quit my job. Got a new job. Started writing more. Started this blog. Spoke my mind....more

30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving: Day 13

"I thank my God always when I remember you in my prayers"~ Philemon 1:4 I AM THANKFUL FOR:...more

30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving: Day 12

  I AM THANKFUL FOR:   71.  Grand baby ...more