"Home is the nicest word there is." ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder
In love with Jesus. Wife to my best friend & man I love more than life. Mama to 4 amazing God given blessings. Proud Homemaker & Homeschooler. Living life with it's ups and downs and blogging about it!

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

With thanks, counting my many blessings....

*my God*my husband*my babies*a warm house*wonderful supportive church family*warm cookies fresh out of the oven*baby smells*family*friends*hubby's vacation (paid)!!*Psalm 71*hand me downs*our ancient computer*phone calls from my sisters*nieces & nephews*a cozy fire*Christmas & Veggietales CD's (save my sanity in the car)lol :)*chicken tortilla soup *horses*our old fixer-upper house*my dishwasher*clean, fresh laundry straight out of the dryer*Martha Stewart Holiday DVD's *blueletterbible.org (using this a lot lately)*listening to Claire, Kylie & Alaina's "conference" call! :)*emails from Cheryl, Crystal, Sarah, Denise, Misty, Miranda, Chris & Rebecca-love you girls!! :)* a healthy pregnancy for my friend Misty; and for her baby boy on the way!*hot cocoa with mini marshmallows(recipe on Hershey's box)*bills that even though they may be hard to pay mean that we have a home, electricity, insurance, and a vehicle. * paychecks* truth * An excuse to bake* Clean House* my nephews Jesse & Michael (have helped us a lot this week)* a mother-in-law who loves to cook and cook big for her family. * hymns (church songs, according to Claire) that go around in my head* Claire acting out her bedtime routine with her baby dolls. ("go sleep, baby, snug as a bug in a rug!") :)*LOVE*quiet times*Lily's cute little phrases and sweet, sweet, hugs :)*Drew's little baby coos and loving to be held*water and a washer that is going out but still works! *pumpkin anything!*the certainty of God in an uncertain world*bedtime stories*my mama's patience with me when she teaches me things*my Daddy's medication(helps him be my Daddy again)*prayer*wonderful smells of holiday baking*football*beautiful leaves*thick towels on a cold day* cell phones*blogs & talk radio (for my husband, lol)*Boscoe (our dog, should have listed earlier, sorry Boss)*Thanksgiving Day Parade*Dad's (my father-in-law) great heart test results!!!*Dad's (father-in-law)great sense of humor*Both sets of parents who babysit for date night!! :)*Lily's cute little "bite, bite, peas mumma" :)*Drew's crooked smile :)*Charlie's strong hugs & sweet kisses :)*Christmas trees & Christmas movies :)*restoration*forgiveness*Tammy & George reconciling*prayers being answered*redemption*visiting with family*leftovers :)

1 comment:

Denise said...

Beautiful blessings.

If we don't find Him in the small things, how will we ever find Him in the big ones? ~Elisabeth Elliot