Thursday, December 17, 2015

Thankful Thursday {Link up #49}

This week I am Thankful For:

.... my new shoes my friend got me.  She so badly wanted to get me the Disney Princess tennis shoes but they are out of them so she found these. I LOVE THEM. I'm sort of obsessed with grey anyways so these are just AMAZING to me.  I want to keep them clean & never wear them... but then I also want to wear them every day with everything.


... meeting up with my JOY Ladies Bible Study this week.  Loved our conversation & loved seeing these sweet friend's faces.

... having friends to sit next to at the church we've been visiting.  It makes it feel a little bit smaller to be in a huge place having familiar faces around us.

... Enjoying the warm weather over the weekend...

Great weather:

... I won a $100 worth of products from Minted from Lisa's blog over at expandng !  I gotta search through the site put this to good use!!!

... Finding the perfect stamp set that I need for my 2016 Erin Condren planner - ON CLEARANCE!  This was only $6.99.  I'll be putting these stamps to good use next year.

Even a BLOG stamp!
... a sweet husband who goes WAY out of his way to go visit a friend who is in a nursing home/rehab facility while he has been battling months of the effects of a brain tumor.  This man isn't married & doesn't have much family & gets so lonely in this place.  I love that I am married to someone who, even though he is so tired for working all day long, will take the drive & time to go sit with him & check in on how he's doing.  My husband has the sweetest heart there is.

... found the perfect pattern for yarn I've been wanting to use.  I was on the hunt for 2 days looking for a good use of this yellow yarn & after trying 4 different patterns, I wasn't liking any of them - & I'm still learning how my arm works with each craft.  But I ended up finding a pattern & crocheted this cowl in less then 2.5 hours last night watching TV.  I love it!  & I have enough yarn to actually make another one :)  Bonus for someone else! ... but it is amazing how easy it is to find things helpful on the internet.  Thank you Pinterest for the over abundance of knit/crochet free patterns!

... not getting so stressed out about Christmas this year.  Maybe its all the praying about it I've been doing - reading Phil 4:4-9 every morning about anxiety, because I still have tons to do - on top of shooting a wedding this weekend - but for some reason, I'm just more peaceful about it all.  Christmas miracles happen I guess.

Now, if this calm & peace could happen about my dental appointments - that'd be great :)

Tell me something you're THANKFUL for today....

& be sure to come back next week - it's Christmas Eve... 
& a special Thankful Thursday because it's my hubby's birthday!!!


  1. Way to go on that stamp set find - that is really a steal! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  2. I love those shoes!!! So dang cute!

  3. Are those the new Disney Vans?? They have a cheshire cat pair that I'm LUSTING over! That Philippians Bible verse is my absolute favorite one.

  4. Love those shoes and the scarf you made. So cute! You can disregard my question on Instagram, since you answered it here. :)

    I'll try to put up a post later and link with you. I missed last week and I don't want to miss twice in a row.

  5. congrats on the minted win, that is awesome! and those shoes are super cute, and i am LOVING this weather!

  6. you are married to a great guy :) ... kind of him to check in on his friend...Love your new shoes!!! and you kick butt w/the crocheting.

  7. i;m thankful because it's my last day of work for the year! and it will fly by. always does. hurry 6pm!

  8. Love the shoes, how sweet! Got to love a clearance deal!


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