Being Thankful at Thanksgiving

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Yes, I know we are all supposed to be thankful at Thanksgiving. But I’ll be honest. Many years I’m so full of stress, so overwhelmed, and so frazzled that by the time the turkey is carved the very last thing I feel is thankful.

(I still say it’s my favorite holiday. Even if it does stress me out.)

This year, as I begin to finalize our plans for Thanksgiving week, I’m profoundly thankful.  I’m hoping it will stick.

I’m hostessing in-laws and strange dogs.  I’m driving six hours (round trip) to enable family to be at my house. I’m cooking for severe allergies. At first glance, you may think I need to be checked into the crazy farm. But… hear me out.

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Thankful Thoughts – My Phone

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Thankful thoughts about my phone.Today’s Thankful Thoughts post is being typed on my phone. All the artwork is being generated on my phone. It’s only appropriate for me to be expressing thankfulness for my phone.

(edited: I did not post this until I got home because I needed to make sure the post looked right.  it’s the first time i ever did a post completely on the phone and i didn’t trust the process. with a little html knowledge or advance planning, it’s totally do-able.)

Top 10 reasons I’m thankful for my phone.

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Thankful Thoughts – Dear Hubby

thankful thoughtsThis week, I’m using my thankful thoughts post for something personal.

I’ve had the luxury of spending the weekend away from my family and I’ve been focused totally on me. Me. me. me. me. me! I’ve loved every second of it. And I appreciate my husband’s support more than I can express.

But I thought I’d try.

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Thankful Thoughts about YOU – each of you.

thankful thoughtsGuess what I’m sharing in this week’s thankful thoughts.  You won’t believe it!

I’m thankful for YOU.

That’s right.  YOU.

I’m so thankful for my amazing community of readers, fans, commenters, followers, and friends.   You ladies rock.

Last week, I asked you to share with me what you were thankful for.  Remember?  I dared you to have a thankful thought of your own.

And you did.

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