Thursday, November 26, 2009

Giving Thanks

1. My beautiful boys
2. N, for always making this day special for me
3. Free phone calls to America, so I can wish my lonely dad a Happy Thanksgiving...
4. Libraries and librarians
5. Wonderful book bloggers
6. Nerdfighters
7. Charity shops - especially my local one which often sells it's books at BOGOF
8. - where I get everything else!
9. Laughter
10. Butterflies
11. My yearly haircut which makes my head feel a lot lighter
12. My digital camera
13. My comfy pyjama bottoms
14. My magic blanket which heals all sickness
15. My pretty iphone
16. Everybody who comments on my little blog, it makes me feel happy inside
17. Kitkat Chunkys
18. The TV shows Ugly Betty, Fringe and The X Factor
19. Hank Green's songs
20. Jelly belly jelly beans
21. Especially the juicy pear flavour
22. Friends
23. The health of my family
24. My beautiful mother-in-law who does so much for our family
25. My annual pass to the zoo
26. Legoland
27. Teachers
28. Bubble baths
29. Lie-ins
30. Swinging in the park
31. Picnics in the living room
32. Donkeys
33. The wonderful people who work at my son's nursery
34. Toast
35. Toast with peanut butter
36. Memories
37. Pretty notebooks
38. Finding a place where I belong
39. Future plans
40. My university course which is endlessly fascinating, though incredibly difficult
41. My perseverance in my university course
42. Hands
43. The fact that I am able to stay at home and watch my children learn and grow
44. Christmas just around the corner
45. Figuring out what I'd like to be when I grow up
46. Finding it easier and easier to see the good in myself
47. Mashed potatoes
48. Oldest
49. Littlest
50. N (all three deserve to be listed twice)

Though Thanksgiving is not a holiday here in the UK, it is still a holiday our family celebrates and so I will not be around the rest of this week as I try to get in as much family time as I can. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

What're you thankful for this year?


  1. I am thankful for my wonderful babies and husband, for giving me roots to grow.

    Your list is very beautiful x

  2. Great list...I love that you have a magic blanket that heals all ills!

  3. Oh and who doesnt love donkeys!!! That made me smile so much!

  4. I am thankful that the list of good things in my life (large and small) is so long, and that Thanksgiving comes around to help me be more aware of that.

    Happy day, Clover! Happy day, everyone!

  5. Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family!!

  6. Happy Thanksgiving. Does it feel strange celebrating it in a country that doesn't celebrate Thanksgiving.


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