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I am so thankful for busy days like today. I cleaned and cooked and cooked some more. So much butter! I am very much looking forward to a long pre-Thanksgiving sleep.

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Chocolate.
I am thankful for chocolate.
Need I say more?

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When I was 20 years old  I gave birth to my firstborn, Juliet. Looking back now, I realize how much of a baby I still was myself. 17 months later at 21, little Layla arrived.
The following years are a blur to me, like a time that I only read about. Having two kids in diapers, [...]

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Dear Mr. Turkey,
You are huge and my fridge is small. Because of you I had to reorganize my entire fridge and freezer. Please defrost in a timely manner and be ready for consumption around 1:00 on Thanksgiving day.
Sincerely,
Momma
I am thankful for our fridge and cabinets full to the brim with food. What a blessing to [...]

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Aah… It’s Saturday. No alarm clocks. No buses to catch. No draaaaaagging myself out of bed.
I am so thankful for the break that is Saturday. I’m so thankful that Craig doesn’t have tons of work to do today and that we are all healthy and we can just enjoy being together, even if it’s doing [...]

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Feeling rather disconnected tonight. I’m having trouble forming thoughts so this blog will be less than eloquent. But I am committed! and will concentrate on being thankful!
I’m so thankful for the grace of God that covers over all of my shortcomings. My human nature seems to win day in and day out… a moment of [...]

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“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself (for God did not need to create). It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” C.S. Lewis
I love this quote so much. The first part so speaks to my practical side and second to my [...]

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Today Layla and I dug out some of our outdoor Christmas decorations. And we put them in the front yard. You betcha! Just our spiral trees with the lights and my snowman who measures the snow. We tried to do something with a garland around the porch, but the wires wouldn’t reach. But yeah…
Today I’m [...]

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I am so thankful for my hubby’s job. And not just because it provides the money for our food, clothing and shelter, but because of what the job is to Craig. He really loves what he does. God has blessed us by giving Craig the opportunity to work for great people who give him the [...]

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The girls were sick this weekend. Juliet had a fever for more than 3 days and coughed like a chain smoker. Layla was just miserable and uncomfortable last night. Their fevers are down now and Juliet should be back in school tomorrow, but it’s so sad and pathetic when they’re sicky and there’s nothing to [...]

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