Wednesday, December 1, 2010



1: the act of giving thanks

2: a prayer expressing gratitude

3a : a public acknowledgment or celebration of divine goodness
b capitalized : thanksgiving day


Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.

I've told you that before.

I won't even discuss Christmas until after Thanksgiving.

No really, I won't.

I think Thanksgiving deserves a day
all to it's own without having to compete.

That's why this whole post is about Thanksgiving
even though I have LOTS to catch you up on.

Why do I love Thanksgiving so much?

It is like Christmas, without the emphasis on gifts.

It's being thankful for what you have, not wanting more.

It's spending time with Family.

Yes, I double, triple, quadruple ♥ Thanksgiving.

I have MUCH to be thankful for.

Are there things I'd like to see different?


Are there people I love that I don't see as often as I'd like?



There are TONS of things I am thankful for, too many to name actually.

All of my kids were with me for Thanksgiving.

We had Hayden from Wednesday til Monday morning.

I am SOOOOOO thankful for every minute I spend with him.

We are all healthy.

Haley is recovering nicely from her surgery and is back
to sleeping like a teenager once again.

She is doing Therapy twice a week and is progressing well.

She wears a sling only when in large crowds so people will be
cognizant of the fact she has a hurt arm.

Kylee remains seizure free.

I LOVE my job.

Not many people can say they
love to go to work everyday.

I can honestly say that.

I have a Family that loves each other and is
there for each other no matter what.

I have amazing Friends, some of which I would have never formed a
relationship with or even met had the Detour not been placed in my path.

Yes, I am thankful for the Detour.

It is one I didn't plan, nor would I ever
have planned, but it has been an amazing journey.

I am thankful for His Promises.

I am thankful He sends us reminders of Who He is.

I am thankful He will never leave us, nor forsake us.
(Even though we allow ourselves to be convinced otherwise, at times)

I am thankful His mercies are new every
morning and there is always an ample supply.

I am thankful for Flashing Neon Signs.

Yes, Blog Friends, I have MUCH to be thankful for, including you.

Here are a few pictures from Thanksgiving.....

My Mother with Kylee and Haley

My Cousins, Lesha, Lois and I.
(We missed the rest of you, see you Christmas!)

My Nephew, CJ and Hayden

My Nieces, Laina and Grace

My Brother, Brandon (Hayden's Dad) and I


Picture of the Day.....

This makes me smile,


Hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving!

Love you MUCH!


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