Thankful Day 20&21

20.  A tradition that I am thankful for…Black Friday Shopping.  After the dinner is done and the thanks have been given, my mom, sister, aunt and I will head out shopping.  We will spend as long as we want to together, sometimes all night and the next day.  There have been years when I haveContinue reading “Thankful Day 20&21”

Thankful Days 15-19

Day 15…A mystery I am thankful for.  God, that is my answer.  Now some of you may say that my faith in God must not be strong if I think it is a mystery, but I don’t believe that is true.  We know this life, these stories from the church and from the bible, butContinue reading “Thankful Days 15-19”

Thankful Day 4&5

I thought and thought and thought about what the taste or food I am thankful for is.  It was extremely hard to come up with just 1.  Day 4.  I am thankful for Homemade Chicken and Dumplings.  This is not my favorite food by any means.  Though while I was making it for my familyContinue reading “Thankful Day 4&5”

Thankful Project: Pt 1

I hesitate to even start writing this.  I have done the Thankful project on Facebook for the last 5 years, starting in 2011.  There were a few times where I was thankful for something and literally within the following weeks, it was ripped away from me.  And big things too….like a house and a car.Continue reading “Thankful Project: Pt 1”

The calm after the storm

My house is quiet now, almost too quiet.  After 3 days of having 4 of our kids in the house and my niece for a night, just 2 of us are home.   The 3 year old is taking his first nap since Wednesday.  He must be feeling the post holiday let down.  All thisContinue reading “The calm after the storm”