Sunday, November 29, 2009

I Promise . . . I am Thankful!

Conny, over at From the Heart of My "Haus" is celebrating 30 days of Thanks during the month of November. Be sure to visit her blog and link up with us as we celebrate God's goodness.


I am thankful for the following 40 things (in no particular order) that make up for the 4 days that I haven't blogged . . .
  1. a break from my computer
  2. 4 wonderful days with the Hottie Hubby
  3. good fellowship with family
  4. decorating 2 Christmas trees
  5. taking fun family pictures
  6. watching an old, old movie (To Catch a Thief)
  7. Fun Family Night last night with deplorable delicious food, Starbucks, and Christmas lights
  8. raw foods
  9. sitting in church with Mr. Me-Too
  10. the excitement the boys display when they see Christmas lights
  11. French Silk pie
  12. a full night's sleep
  13. my new version of a humidifier--a small crock pot (thanks Jennifer)
  14. bodies that heal
  15. coconut
  16. the book of Esther
  17. Christmas music
  18. getting the downstairs organized
  19. new wires in the schoolroom to hang the boys artwork
  20. the new website we joined to get postcards from all over the world (thanks Sarah)
  21. grace
  22. we are going to see the Nutcracker this week
  23. my midwife
  24. shopping for groceries from home (thanks co-op)
  25. discovering that our house didn't have a heating problem, the vent just wasn't opened in Mr. Smiley's room
  26. Christmas Spirit essential oil from Young Living Essential Oils
  27. kefir grains
  28. leftover Thanksgiving food (thanks Mom)
  29. raiding my mom's refrigerator
  30. reading in bed (The Code of the Wooster's)
  31. getting packages in the mail
  32. the pirated copy of the U2 concert that a cousin sent us
  33. how precious Mr. Smiley looks when he is signing
  34. quiet
  35. feeling a pregnant sister-in-law's belly
  36. finding out that a pair of pants fits
  37. folding some clothes upstairs so it doesn't look quite so messy
  38. donating items to Goodwill
  39. being in a good mood
  40. the Hottie Hubby

Please leave a thankful comment at these lovely ladies who are also blogging about thankfulness.
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Sarah said...

awesome list of thankfulness!!!

Conny said...

wow - awesome list!!!! I guess once you start a list like that, you find you can go on & on!! :)

Hi! My name is Janet. said...

To Catch A Thief: Two enthusiastic thumbs up :)

melanie said...

Welcome back, Mr. Kotter! =) (or you are probably too young for that?) ;-)

Lisa notes... said...

What a great list. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we would all sit down and make a list like that every 4 days! Blessings to you.

Mamma James said...

GREAT LIST! I have enjoyed reading all the thankful lists on blogs this has encouraged me to remember what I am thankful for too. I just have to say my favorite thing you your list is #36! :) Isn't that the best!!! LOL!