The Gift of Gratitude

The Gift of Gratitude Day 8: The Magic of Christmas Make Believe Friday was Robin’s work Christmas party.  This year we took Maleigh and Mia with us.  It is family oriented and the children love seeing and receiving presents from Santa! We left a little early for the party to show the girls some holiday…

The Gift of Gratitude

The Gift of Gratitude Day 7: My mother I was planning on saving my “serious” gifts for later in the month but I have this overwhelming need to say a few things about my mom.  If anyone deserves Sainthood – it would be my mom. Earlier this morning, she was sharing memories and stories of…

The Gift of Gratitude

The Gift of Gratitude Day 6: The ability, strength and health for walking A dear client Connie, of the animal hospital where I use to work would call me for an occasional luncheon.  She would meet me at the hospital and off we go.  Luncheons with her were so very pleasant and relaxing.  I’ve been…

The Gift of Gratitude

The Gift of Gratitude Day 5: The Smell and Taste of Home Baked Cookies One of Robin and my December tradition is to watch a Christmas movie be it cheesy, sincere, jolly…and eat cookies with a glass of milk.  Last night we decided on Fred Claus BUT only had two homemade cookies!! Tragic! I needed…

The Gift of Gratitude

The Gift of Gratitude: A Greeting and Love of a Happy Pet This may sound or seem silly to some but I love when I am greeted by our two dogs (Scarlett and Rango) every morning, noon, night and each time I walk in the door whether I’ve been away for two minutes or hours.…

The Gift of Gratitude

The Gift of Gratitude: Seasons I am grateful for the seasons and the adventures they bring in life. Winter is a time when the earth sleeps, rests, begin a few months of rejuvenation. It’s also when we enjoy being hugged by your favorite comfy sweater, wrapped up in a warm fuzzy blanket or find yourself…

The Gift of Gratitude

The Gift of Gratitude: Laughter Have you ever laughed with or at something until you can’t breath, snorted, started gasping for breath?  To me laughter is a sound of joy, happiness and peace within.  I find myself laughing the most with my husband, at the dogs, grandkids and family.  They fill my heart with a…