There are things to be thankful for every day. This year, I'm going to remember them.

Sunday, January 27, 2013


For foosball battles. And the lessons they teach: win humbly, lose bravely.


For the weekly tradition of takeout with Shane after the kids are tucked into bed.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Sunday, January 20, 2013


For a pastor's wife that's a bigger germ-a-phob than me and suggests an alternate communion option during flu season.

Saturday, January 19, 2013


That hockey is back!
(And no...that's not a sentence I ever thought I'd say! I'm a baseball girl. But I honestly love it. )

Friday, January 18, 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013


For a girl that shares her mother's love of office products. I present to you "The Feel Better Binder"...

Wednesday, January 16, 2013


For a fresh blanket of snow overnight. It didn't just make things beautiful outside, it gave us all 2 extra hours of sleep.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Monday, January 14, 2013

Thursday, January 10, 2013


That Zoe's Demonstration Speech outline is not due tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013


For a chance to cuddle with just one of my peanuts all day.

(It'll be a miracle if I don't get sick!)

Tuesday, January 8, 2013


For friends that go above and beyond and: to check on me while Shane's away...

...bring coffee to school when I'm picking up 2 healthy kids... my daughter home from GEMS at 8:30p even though it's not on their way...

...text during my favorite shows so I'm not "watching alone"...

Monday, January 7, 2013


For the comfort Tylenol brings to little boys fighting fevers and little girls with ear infections!

Sunday, January 6, 2013


For a church that puts as much focus on kids as adults.


For brothers who console each other when their team isn't in the playoffs.

(Eli just discovered the Giants didn't make it. There were a lot of tears!)

Friday, January 4, 2013


For 5 year olds that are excited to learn to read and write.

Thursday, January 3, 2013


For a place that my girls can go and tumble around safely and learn proper technique. They love US Gymnastics.