“Thanks-Getting”?


Practice Gratitude

Today I enjoyed a quiet afternoon – football in the background, kids napping, husband nodding off on the couch. While prepping food for dinner, I reflected on how God is so good. And on how much a day of rest is needed. Sunday afternoons at home are a lovely gift. I wasn’t paying attention to the TV but […]

November 22, 2015

Oh Yes We Did. And Here’s Why.


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What is a girl to do when it is 60 degrees on a Sunday in November? Well, living in MN, you take full advantage of the day. It was gorgeous!  With the garage already clean and yard work finished, what else could we do? We decided to get the most benefit out of the weather. We […]

November 9, 2015

Practice Gratitude – And An Invitation.


Practice Gratitude

  As I wrote last year, I firmly believe that Thanksgiving is more than a meal with Turkey. In 2014, our family placed an extra focus on gratitude during the month of November. Our son and I filled out gratitude calendars. It was amazing to hear how our 4-year-old son could verbalize what he was thankful for and […]

November 2, 2015

Thanksgiving – Are You Feeling It?


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It’s coming… Whether you celebrate with family or friends, and whether you eat turkey or something completely different, Thanksgiving is almost here. I remember how when I was working Thanksgiving week (and any other short-week) ended up crazy-busy. There was always a rush to complete last minute projects before the holiday. And while I remember most people being […]

November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving Is More Than A Meal With Turkey – Practice Gratitude NOW


Practice Gratitude

Thanksgiving. By far, one of my favorite days of the year. I love all of it; the company, the football, and the food that leaves me in a so-full-I can’t-eat-another-bite food coma. Thanksgiving is the beginning of the holiday season. It starts a month of time when people are more gracious, more loving, and more grateful. Of […]

October 30, 2014