Category Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday: Gratitude Jars

Thankful Thursday is back!!! Today I want to share a project I did as New Year’s gifts.  Originally, I was just going to make one for myself, but I thought maybe some of my closest friends, Mom, and Sister would enjoy one as well.  Gratitude Jars are nothing new…at least not according to Pinterest…I saw plenty of […]

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Thankful Thursday: Baking

I rarely bake, but tonight was an exception.  I wanted to bake cookies for my co-workers.  They are the ones that will be covering for me while I’m on my extended vacation and I really appreciate it. I bake so infrequently that I forget how much I enjoy it.  There is something therapeutic and relaxing […]

Thankful Thursday: TripIt

I almost made a critical error when planning my upcoming vacation.  It all started with what I thought was a 12-hour layover in Tokyo.  I was researching what I wanted to do since sitting in the airport for 12 hours did not sound like fun to me and I’d never been there before.  After some […]

Thankful Thursday: Getting Stuff Done

Today I’m sooooo thankful for “getting stuff done”.  I had a very productive week last week and this week is looking equally productive.  I finished booking all my airline tickets and hotel bookings for my upcoming 9 1/2 week international trip.  It wasn’t easy, but I got it done and a huge weight was lifted.  […]

Thankful Thursday: Near Misses

You know why I’m thankful for “near misses”?  Because they are “NEAR misses” and not “hits”. Many days I walk from my office to Starbucks to write and get away at lunch.  The intersection I cross each day is innocent enough.  It’s a fairly busy road, but traffic moves slowly.  And yet, I’ve still had […]