Winter Thanks

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  1. Thunderstorms — For nourishing a dry California ground. I really do love me a good rain shower.
  2. Cosmic whatever — For the good news I received after a bit of a health scare. Maybe sometime soon I’ll explain more.
  3. Keurig — For supplying me with yummy coffee and hot chocolate in the mornings. Really helping me get up and go.
  4. My full bookshelves — For providing some great reads this month so far…
  5. FB Friends — For helping me through some difficult times lately. Support, even from those I’ve never actually met in real life, is amazing!

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New Year’s Thanks

THANK YOU Tag Cloud (card thanks greetings gratitude welcome)1. My couch — For being a fairly comfy place to sleep with the toddler while he’s been sick. Not ideal, but much better than the twins’ beds…

2. Blogfeed — For great new podcasts to listen to. In the past week, I’ve checked out The Simple Show, What Should I Read Next, This Week for Dinner, You Are Not So Smart, and Around the Table.

3. Social Committee — For stepping up and helping to organize the Winter Social. Sickness and time has worked against me, but I’m much less stressed after our meeting on Tuesday. I think we can actually pull this off on Saturday.

4. Random chocolate bar in fridge — I was seriously craving some chocolate, but couldn’t justify going out to the store (time and money). Thankfully I found a chocolate bar in the fridge. I had bought it before Christmas and completely forgot about it. So yummy!

5. Pinterest — For some great inspiration for retreat gifts. I found the perfect way to mix my love of crafting and some very personal. Can’t share right now, but the gifts are awesome, trust me!

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Fall Thanks

THANK YOU Tag Cloud (card thanks greetings gratitude welcome)1. Pinterest — For inspiring a new project. Crazy, but I’m excited!

2. Apple cider — For reminding me of my love of fall.

3. Friends — For giving support even in the dark hours.

4. Indoor plumbing — For nice hot showers to help me breathe easier.

5. The builders of our house — For giving me a completely unnecessary, but well-used crafting area (otherwise known as a butler’s pantry).

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Five Thanks on Thursday

THANK YOU Tag Cloud (card thanks greetings gratitude welcome)This past week has been a tough one. Probably makes this the perfect week to engage in some thanks.

  1. Sleep — For helping me combat this horrendous migraine. I’m going on day 6…
  2. Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Seeds — For helping me combat this horrendous migraine. (Yes also)
  3. Crafty friend — For sharing a table with me at our upcoming Holiday Bazaar. I hope we can make some money.
  4. Barnes and Noble — For carrying some interesting alcohol related magazines to use as research for my new blog.
  5. Fluffy Romances — For giving me a break from more serious books.

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Lots of Thanks

THANK YOU Tag Cloud (card thanks greetings gratitude welcome)1. My customers — Both of my businesses (Stampin’ Up and Thirty-One) are doing well and it’s all because of my amazing customers!

2. Niles Canyon Railway volunteers — For keeping the railway running to the delight of Arthur and tons of other children. Plus, I had fun riding the rails!

3. The internet — For always having the exact thing I’m looking for. Just need to use the right search words.

4. My crafty friends — For providing support and inspiration.

5. Papermate Flair — For being the perfect journaling pen for me. Yep, some days it’s the little things…

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Gracias

THANK YOU Tag Cloud (card thanks greetings gratitude welcome)I haven’t done these posts in months… It’s been a bit of a rough go for the last few months, but things are looking up. So here’s my thank yous for the week:

1.¬†The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin — Weird to thank a book, but this one has inspired me to make some big changes in day-to-day life. Excited to move forward.

2. Arthur — For being so adorable and lovable even when he’s stressing me out with toddler tantrums.

3. SU’s holiday catalog — For lots of great new crafting inspiration. Ready to dive in.

4. MVPA — For continuing to support me even from afar. I’ve had a ton of trouble adjusting to life in East Bay, so it’s great to still be able to go down and spend time with them.

5. Sprouts — For low cost but great produce. Arthur and i are making it our biweekly grocery trip.

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Thank You!

THANK YOU Tag Cloud (card thanks greetings gratitude welcome)My thanks for this week:

1. Arthur: For getting sick, but being such a trooper through everything. As long as I gave him entertainment, he bravely got through it.

2. Amazon: For quick shipping on a new swim suit just in time for the retreat. I may have actually found one that fits, is flattering, and looks cute.

3. Alameda County Library: For making getting a library card quick and painless. We can’t wait to check out all the branches.

4. Our vacuum: For cleaning up all the little pieces of crap that Arthur drops. It’s an ongoing fight, but mostly we’re winning it.

5. All my amazing mom friends: For an amazing retreat weekend. It was so relaxing and fun. I can’t wait to do it again, (Maybe in 6 months?)

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Thanks from Me to You

THANK YOU Tag Cloud (card thanks greetings gratitude welcome)Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!!!

  1. American Airlines and pilots — For getting Arthur and I safely to Indiana. ¬†Especially the pilots on the Fort Wayne flight for successfully navigating high wind gusts to land.
  2. Family — For gathering together for the holidays and giving Arthur and I a place to stay for this extended visit.
  3. Online Shopping — For helping me avoid the crazy that is Black Friday. Already have most of my presents bought.
  4. The weather — For maintaining a decent temperature to enjoy the downtown lightings on Wednesday.
  5. Ninja Movers — For successfully getting all our crap (turns out we have a lot of it) to East Bay with nothing lost or broken.

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Thank You Thank You Thank You

THANK YOU Tag Cloud (card thanks greetings gratitude welcome)1. Peet’s Coffee — For fueling my coffee addiction and giving me a place to escape and blog for a bit.

2. The Awakening by Kate Chopin — For getting my reading mojo back. I was in a reading slump, but I’m excited for my next book and to finish the year off right.

3. Sleep training — For getting Arthur back to some sort of sleeping schedule after a bit of a hiccup.

4. Kaiser Permanente — For keeping all my medical records and automatically assigning me my old doctors. It made changing insurance (again!) just a little less crazy. We switched on Friday and had Arthur’s 12 month appointment on Monday. ¬†Easy peasy!

5. My fellow members of the MVPA Social Committee — For helping to throw an awesome fall social/Halloween costume party for the littles. Despite having a weather hiccup and a few mishaps here and there, I think we pulled off a great event.

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