So I thought today, being Thanksgiving here in the States and all, that we would change things up just a bit :) If you have something new you have tried and have blogged about it, please go right ahead and link it up. But if you would like, you can also add a list of things you are thankful for to your post. Or, if you just want to right a post about the things you are thankful for that would be great and then go right ahead and link that up as well :)
So, this week I tried something totally new to me. I was in a bit of a rut and didn't really want to finish up my crib quilt, so I decided to move to another quilt. I never quilt this way. I always try to finish what I start before I move on. (I get worried I won't ever come back to it :) But I actually found I really enjoyed bouncing around. I worked on 4 separate projects this week, and even though I didn't get a lot done on one particular project, I found I really liked the variety. So I think I am going to give bouncing around my WIP a shot for a little while :)
As to my list of things I am grateful for. . . .
I am grateful to be loved by an amazing husband and five wonderful children.
I am grateful to be finished with school and to be living in the home that we want to grow old in.
I am grateful to be a stay at home mom.
I am grateful to be living in a country where freedoms are upheld by the government and by brave men and women.
I am grateful to have been brought up by wonderful parents who taught me the value of right and wrong.
I am grateful to live 2 doors away from the best in-laws anyone could ask for.
I am grateful to have such an amazing creative outlet in quilting that allows me a little time-off each day.
I am grateful to my wonderful readers who leave sweet comments and boost my day.
I am grateful to have made so many wonderful friends through this wonderful online quilting community.
Alright. I am off to make some pies. Happy Thanksgiving!!
Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for hosting TNT Thursday!ReplyDelete
Hope you have a great day! Here in Canada it's just a regular ole day. :-)ReplyDelete
Inspirational post Melissa. I hope you and yours have a very Happy Thanksgiving.ReplyDelete
Happy thanksgiving to you, and thanks for posting all your fun and wonderful inspiration and quilts!! have a great weekend!!ReplyDelete
What a wonderful list of things to be Grateful for! I am so, so, so thankful for my wonderful life and all the loved ones in it-- I'm blessed beyond measure and am so very thankful! Happy Thanksgiving-- and thank you for such an uplifting post! :-)ReplyDelete