GRATITUDE – DAY 12: A GOOD HEART

I saw this video and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about what an impressive young man this is.  What would inspire him to do such a thing?  I’ll tell you…. it… Continue reading

GRATITUDE – DAY 10: A QUIET HOUSE

With today being the last day of school for the little ones, I took full advantage and finished up some projects while they were gone.  The quiet of my house filled my soul. … Continue reading

GRATITUDE – DAY 9: THE DOG

 He’s everywhere. And if he’s not… he will be.  Just get doing something and he’ll find you.    Whether you want him to, or not. He is unquestionably loyal… annoyingly playful…. a little… Continue reading

30 DAYS OF GRATITUDE – DAY 8: SNOW

Last year we didn’t get much snow, and oh boy did I worry. I worried we wouldn’t be able to water our lawns. I worried our creek would run dry. I worried we… Continue reading

30 DAYS OF GRATITUDE – DAY 7: ONLINE SHOPPING

Two words. AMAZON PRIME! I went from about 5% Christmas shopping done to 75% Christmas shopping done in one morning!!! On a day like today where we woke up to so much snow,… Continue reading

30 DAYS OF GRATITUDE – DAY 6: GENUINE COMPASSION

I was watching the news last night and saw that this man, “Secret Santa” is back at it again this year, handing out $100 bills, anonymously, and wanting nothing in return but for… Continue reading

30 DAYS OF GRATITUDE – DAY 5: STENCILED KITCHEN WALL

It’s amazing how one pretty thing can make a girl so happy, and that is making me wonder “why did I wait so long on this?”  My freshly stenciled kitchen wall is giving… Continue reading

30 DAYS OF GRATITUDE – DAY 4: THE STENCILED WALL

I’ve been on the hunt lately for the perfect stencil.  I knew that I wanted to stencil the big vaulted wall in my kitchen, but wasn’t dead set on any particular pattern that… Continue reading

30 DAYS OF GRATITUDE – DAY 3: THE INITIATION

I received a new calling in the ward so I no longer work with the scouts, but with the darling young women ages 14-15.  One of the first days together with them, two… Continue reading

30 DAYS OF GRATITUDE – DAY 2: HIS LOVE

Since my little round with Bell’s Palsy I am reminded all over again how much this guy loves me!   This picture is “pre – palsy” obviously! He loves me in spite of my… Continue reading