I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings.
- by Robert Louis Stevenson, "Happy thought"
I thought a lot more about the blessings in my life this Thanksgiving than in years past. It just seemed that there was so much to be thankful for, and the evidence of these blessings was all around. I am so thankful for our new house that becomes more of a home each day, for my amazing family who came up early to help us with everything (cooking, cleaning, shopping, and electrical repair work!), for our neighbors, for our health, and even for little (big) Dundee.
Also, I feel so grateful for the small blessings in my life. For the things that bring a smile to my face, and around this time of year, there are so many of these “small blessings.”
1) The Yule Log on TV
I would like to shake the person’s hand who invented this! I love it so! This year, the Yule Log channel even plays holiday music and it is On Demand!
2) The “Leftovers” section of FoodNetwork.com. Now I know what to do with the extra 20 lbs of turkey and mashed potatoes we have! Turkey Tetrazzini and Potato Croquettes, anyone? What a help!
3) Holiday Candles – The house already smells like Christmas! I know I talk WAY too much about the Slatkin candles at Bath and Body Works, but the Perfect Christmas candles are pretty great. Also, this year my sister gave me a “Be Thankful” candle from Yankee candle that has a wonderful holiday scent! So good!
I hope you have a wonderful Monday back!