Thankful for beauty by the mailbox, by any mailbox, I love mailboxes!
My Morning Glories didn't quite make it to the top of my mailbox this year, they got all caught up
in the daisies I planted...maybe that wasn't such a good idea!!
Thankful that even though they are a twisted mess of vines, they are still beautiful!
Thankful this is my answer for the "happy cookie mama"!
Easy, fast and can be baked even on the busiest of first days of school!
Thankful This beautiful little girl wanted so badly to start Kindergarten, that we started.
She loves to do school work, any time of day.
Don't you just love 5 year olds?
They are so excited for anything life brings them.
She was excited when she got Chicken pox and was such a trooper!
Thankful her chicken pox only lasted 5 days total, actually only having 3 days of itching.
Thankful while trying to plan school for 4 kiddos.....
This little Sweetie Pie
constantly distracts amuses me and keeps me busy.....
laughing at such cuteness.
(yes, I wear reading glasses--I'm almost 42!)
Thankful my garden flowers are at their peak,
I love to sit on the porch and watch the hummingbirds and butterflies all around the flowers!
Thankful for these last days of summer.
Thankful for sunny, breezy days in the upper 70's
It makes me feel 20 again....carefree and riding on the back of a bad boy's motorcycle....
(Yes, I always dated bad boys...til my blind date, nice guy husband)
To be young and carefree...no responsibilities, except to have fun!!
Thankful that girl is still inside me...having fun with my kiddos,
sharing a love of life and all God's beauty around us...
Thankful for these smiling faces....
(I paid them with fruit snacks for smiling all at the same time)
Thankful for fruit snacks...
Thankful for our backyard kiddie pool set up.
These girls sure have fun with something so little!
Thankful for sunshine and lazy summer days numbered with the month of August....
Thankful because we homeschool....we can still enjoy these summer days after school!!
Bring on September!
Thankful for these beautiful quilts I found at a garage sale, sewn by a 92 year old lady, named Betty.
Thankful for grocery lists and meal planning, much needed organization for running a
home filled with children!!
I got out of the habit of making my 2 week lists of meals this summer,
but am back on track
what a difference it makes just knowing what is for supper each night!
(and not having to run to the store every day for things needed)
Thankful we are off to a lake day with friends today
Thankful I think I found one chicken pox spot on Sweetie Pie today....we'll see if it turns into anything.
Thankful for our homeschool Fall Rally tonite, all the things starting up early September,
Monthly homeschool Mass and picnics,
Piano every week again,
YMCA homeschool stuff,
Tae Kwon Do (regular days)
Tae Kwon Do (regular days)
(I'm sure your list is bigger!)
Thankful I'm ready to start school officially Monday!
(2 weeks early....every little bit will help once this baby comes in January!)
A time to remember to be thankful
A pause in the week for praise,
thanksgiving and thinking positively
in addition to the normal daily praise
we need to give God.