Thankful

thanksgiving

Well, tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Bright and early, we’ll pack up the family and head over the river and through the woods (quite literally) to Grammy’s house for a feast. Since we’ll all be in a turkey coma, myself included, I’ve decided to list 10 things I’m thankful for today.

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It’s a time to reflect on what you do have instead of what you don’t. A time before the hustle and bustle of Christmas to sit with your family and enjoy a good meal. A time to catch up. A time to breath.

So what am I thankful for this year? Here are 10.

  • God. He is the beginning and the end. My first breath and my last.
  • My daughter. You light up my life every day. Although you’re a diva, you’re smart, funny and beautiful. I can’t imagine life without you. Thank you for all the laughs, cuddles and kisses.
  • My husband. I’m not sure where I’d be without you. Thank you for being strong when I was weak. And thank you for being an amazing husband and father.
  • My parents. Even though I struggled against it growing up, thank you for instilling in me good values and morals. And thank you for the support I’ve received throughout the years.
  • My grandparents. I couldn’t imagine two people I’d rather call Gram and Pap. You’re both so loving and I’m glad my daughter gets to have you as her greats.
  • Stinky the dog. Although you’re old (and stinky), you’ve brought me so much joy in these past 11 years. You’ve been the center of a lot of laughter and for that I’m thankful.
  • My friends. Although we don’t get to see each other as often as we’d like, I’m thankful to know we’re just a phone call away.
  • Wine. For always being there when everyone else is driving me nuts.
  • The roof over my head, the food in my body and the love surrounding me.
  • Last but not least. You. When I started this blog, I never expected so many people to care what I had to say. But you’re here reading and that makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Or maybe that’s the wine. Nah. It’s you.

What are you thankful for?

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  1. I am thankful that my husband is home this year and we can be together for Thanksgiving.

  2. Love your list! Here’s hoping you have a wonderful holiday . . . with enough wine to cover the stress! lol 🙂

  3. I am thankful for my husband!

  4. awesome list! I am thankful for the fact that I married my husband – my best friend, and my two wonderful kiddos and even our doggy! Oh yes, wine is on my list too! A nice sweet white one!!

  5. It will be a small Thanksgiving for us – not a lot of living and nearby family – but I am most thankful for my son. He’s what keeps me going when things get tough.

  6. I am thankful to be spending the holiday week with my kids and grandkids. I am not thankful for the 21 hour ride each way though. lol

  7. I’m thankful for my family and friends

  8. Great list! I love the one with the win. 😉 I have many of the same things that you have on your list . Today I am very thankful that my parents have lived a long full life and are loved by and have love so many. So thankful to God and for my family.

    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Day and Weekend everyone!

  9. Ooops….I meant wine but win is good to.

  10. I’m thankful for my littles and my family. I hope you have a great Thanksgiving!

  11. I am thankful for my blogging friends 🙂 Happy Thanksgiving!

  12. Great list thanks for sharing. I love your comment about the wine as well. Happy Thanksgiving blogging buddy. I hope you and your family have a safe holiday

  13. Oh I am so thankful so oh so very much. My kids, my husband, the ability for people to change, hard work, a home, food (quite literally it’s been a hard year), my job, my neighbors, my family, electricity, and the list goes on and on and on.

  14. I am Thankful for my family. Although my dad is still very sick, I am Thankful that he is still here with us and I hope and pray every day that he will have many more years here with us even if his prognosis says otherwise.

  15. What a coincidence. I am also thankful for God. 🙂

    I actually have so many blessings in my life right now and I try to remind myself to be thankful for the little things!

  16. I am thankful for my husband and my wonderful kids. I am just thankful for so much!

  17. I can so relate to being thankful for wine! You have such a great list of things to be thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

  18. great post. I am most thankful for my husband and kids

  19. Thanks for sharing. Happy Thanksgiving!

  20. Soooo Thankful for my AWESOME family – freinds – my job – our Military (who I just want to point out is the best in the world) – and our Awesome God for if not for Him we would have nothing….And a special shoutout to my Granddaughter – CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU!!! HURRY UP!

  21. What a great list! I hope you had a great day!

    I’m thankful for my children who bring smiles to my face each and every day.

  22. Momma on the Rocks Momma on the Rocks says:

    Thanks to you all for stopping by. Hope you had a fabulous Thanksgiving!

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