Wednesday, November 26, 2008

So thankful for....

Shimmy Mom recently posted a list of 100 things she is thankful for.
I think it's a wonderful exercise in gratitude. So in honor of Thanksgiving, I'm going to give it a shot. Here goes:
(in no particular order--well, except maybe the first one, or few)

  1. A loving Father in Heaven
  2. The Savior
  3. His infinite atonement
  4. the gospel
  5. My husband
  6. My kids
  7. my mom
  8. my dad
  9. my brothers and sister
  10. in n out burgers :p
  11. chocolate
  12. pumpkin pie
  13. cheesecake
  14. food, in general
  15. warm fuzzy slipper socks
  16. hot, hot baths
  17. hot, hot showers
  18. lotion
  19. pedicures
  20. toddler kisses
  21. back rubs
  22. the wonderful smell before the rain
  23. the wonderful smell after the rain
  24. the fact that it rained here in Vegas all day today
  25. our warm, comfy home
  26. food in my pantry
  27. my hubby's job
  28. the computer
  29. the blogosphere
  30. flowers
  31. toothpaste
  32. the delete key
  33. the backspace key
  34. wonderful friends
  35. a wonderful ward
  36. Christmas time
  37. prayer
  38. Advil
  39. Pepsi
  40. my comfy bed
  41. two bathrooms
  42. unemployment pay
  43. the internet
  44. notebooks
  45. springtime
  46. snow (although I don't get to see it very often)
  47. my grandmas and grandpas (this should have been closer to the top of my list)
  48. Shining examples
  49. education
  50. my sweek kitty cat
  51. my sweet poochies who passed away already
  52. life lessons
  53. helpful friends
  54. a kind neighbor
  55. that the school is right across the street
  56. that church is right behind the school
  57. romance
  58. movies
  59. American Idol
  60. magazines
  61. good books
  62. imagination
  63. fluffy clouds
  64. raindrops on roses
  65. gerbera daisies
  66. tulips
  67. lilacs
  68. the scent of lilacs
  69. a caress
  70. my husbands kisses
  71. my daughters' hugs
  72. my washer and dryer
  73. plumbing
  74. babies' laughter
  75. our car
  76. fresh cut grass
  77. leftover turkey sandwiches
  78. peppermint candy
  79. the smell of fire in a fireplace
  80. Christmas traditions
  81. music
  82. the warmth of the suns rays
  83. starlight
  84. birthday wishes
  85. comfy old shoes
  86. the phone
  87. cameras
  88. make-up
  89. deodorant
  90. relative good health
  91. healthy kids
  92. our prophet (also should be up near the top)
  93. Scriptures (again " ")
  94. comments on my blog
  95. my bishop
  96. the temple
  97. sleep
  98. breath
  99. tissue with the lotion in it
  100. all of you, my blogging buddies

Hope I didn't repeat anything. That's kind of tough.

Hope you all have a beautiful and most blessed Thanksgiving!


Laura said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! I'm thankful to have you as a blogging friend!

Richelle said...

That's quite the list! Happy Thanksgiving!

Trying to Stay Calm! said...

Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you have a blessed and beautiful day :) ♥ Hugs!

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Kristina P. said...

Happy Thanksgiving!

tammy said...

Fabulous list! Wow, 100 things. I should try this. Hope your day is great!

p.s.I'm loving some of the songs on your playlist.


what a great list of things to be thankful for!!!!!!!!!


Anonymous said...

I love your list, especially the hot, hot baths. I didn't see any mention of chocolate, though:-)


Rod and LaDawn said...

Great post. It's amazing how many things we're blessed with on a daily basis. Hope you had a wonderful THanksgiving :)

Jan said...

Fantastic 100. I love fires too. And Hot baths. I had a semi cold one the other day. Not fun.

Anonymous said...

Love the list Mikki!

I think you have my address already. ???

Shimmy Mom said...

Great list. We all have so much to be thankful for don't we?!
(I got your package and I LOVE IT!)
Lots of love to you and yours.

The Foulgers said...

I love your list, there are so many things to be thankful for!