Wednesday, November 5, 2008

More Random Things For Which I Am Thankful (With Cool Links!)

I am thankful for...

...a daughter who loves to experiment with raw food cooking...



...a good friend with 6 kids who would find the time in her schedule to make our sons a three-headed monster Halloween costume...




...a good doctor with the best bed-side manner who saved Johnny's life ten days ago...



...a 16-year-old boy who is not afraid to make a YouTube video for me about kneading bread...



...twin babies who love to watch movies while I clean the kitchen...



...copper thrift store finds...



...pots of homemade hot chocolate...



...a father who was standing to my right making the babies smile for the photo shoot...



...cute cousins who live close by...



...my bread machine...



...a daughter who is not afraid to be herself!...



...crockpot cooking...



...and my mom, who taught me how to make a killer pie crust...



What are you thankful for?

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39 comments:

Serendipity said...

I love reading your thankful post! They are always filled with lovely pictures! Happy TT and remain blessed!

Melinda said...

Cool! I am thankful for my family ecspecially my good husband who works so hard to keep us all happy. I am thankful to those around me who can accept me for who I am. I am thankful for so many things this could go on forever. I am definately thankful for uplifting blogs like yours. Love ya

UKZoe said...

You'll have to teach me about the pie crust!

BJ said...

What an awesome list. I so enjoyed the photos.

Nicholas said...

Excellent list, and great photos!

hip chick said...

Great posts. Wonderful things to be thankful for.

Denise said...

Thanks for sharing your blessings.

Kelli said...

I am thankful for a friend with such a wonderful imagination! I miss you today worse than usual...

Jill said...

Love your list and photos each week!

I am thankful with you that your son is OK!

Thank you for sharing your heart and joy with us today!

In His grace,
Jill

Trying to Stay Calm! said...

I LOVE the adorable sink pictures!!! Your blog is awesome :)

Amanda B. said...

very cool..... :)

Denise Elizabeth said...

I love your photos! Oh those babies in the sink! LOL I just posted on my blog for Thankful Thursday please visit. Blessings, Denise

Laurie Ann said...

Your post warmed my heart! From the babies in the sink to the crockpot cooking, God's blessings overlow, don't they? Precious! Happy Thankful Thursday!

Emily said...

I'm thankful for your thankful posts which help me think differently about the things I need to be thankful for. Thanks Jen!

Elena said...

I love this post!

Krissy said...

Loved this post Jen! And how awesome is that 3 headed monster costume!?!?!? lol And secondly ...

I hereby DEMAND a recipe for the homemade hot chocolate that is simmering in the picture you posted. lol ... THAT is what I'd be thankful for. lol There just MIGHT be a little somethin'somethin' in it for you. lol

Bethany Cox said...

I'm thankful that my mom and I are such good friends we can talk on the phone three times a day.

I'm also thankful to be able to spread the word about vegetarianism and raw food.

Save yourself: Go vegan!

FickleMinded said...

wow! you have a very fun family,and your twins are beyond adorable,they're such an angels!!!

Lori of I'm no super Mom said...

Your family looks like a blast! Love the post!

Chris said...

I'm grateful for people who understand what a virtue gratitude is. I love that shot in the sink!

Wanita said...

I enjoyed your pictures and the list of things you are thankful for.

Blessings,
Wanita

Cecily R said...

I love the things you are thankful for...life is made up of the little things and you have captured that perfectly here!!

Chez Nous said...

What a great post! The raw food cooking looks intriguing and I love your daughter's individuality!

the pleasures of homemaking said...

I'm so thankful for my crockpot too! Loved reading your post!

Manuela

earthlingorgeous said...

Lovely photos! There are so many things we really should be thankful for! Uhmmm I would never wanna know what that first recipe was hahahaha! I love the twin pics on the sink so adorable! And the melon hat, fabulous!

Earth

echoeve said...

This was a wonderful post

thank you so much


count your many blessings
name them one by one

Anne Marie said...

Spreading the joy of children, and the hope they give us as Christians are what I am thankful for...thank you for sharing with others how children are blessings...gifts...not a burdon.

Peace.

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

What a great post!

Kelli @ Gohn Crazy said...

What a great post. Although the first one doesn't looks too appealing. *L* I'll take your word for it. ;) The bread machine and hot chocolate won me over.

Tiaras and Tantrums said...

I always like your PSFs!!!!!

Mrs. Miles said...

Your post is WONDERFUL - it, out of all the ones today, has caused me to think about what I'm thankful for.

Now, you said you are grateful for your bread machine - you HAVE to check out Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a day - I've blogged about it, its amazing. Please, visit my blog if you get a chance, or even email me at lalalime(at)hotmail(dot)com and I'll share more. If you love to bake bread, don't have much time you will LOVE this.

Thanks for sharing today, I enjoyed my visit!

~ Barb (Mrs. Miles)

CIELO said...

Sweet post and some amazing kids! May God bless you all!

Hugs

cielo

Danielle said...

How blessed you are to have 9 kids. I'm deprived, I only have 1. Love the 3 headed monster costume. You killed three birds with one stone there.

CHELZERS said...

Hey there!
I'm on your 'mommy of multiples' blogger friend list! how did you find me? Your site is great! Have a great weekend!
-chelsey

Kelli said...

check out your comment on this post. My question to you is you've been back from Mazatlan now for a while. where's my present????

http://kelliskrazyeights.blogspot.com/2008/08/things-you-hear-in-my-house.html

Susie Homemaker said...

Great Post! Your crock pot meals look way better than mine! I have to say the picture of your daughter made me laugh! It is so great to be able to be yourself! You must be a great parent for her to feel free to be...

Blessings,
Susie

Rhondi said...

Hi
I like your list of what you are thankful for. I'm so glad you stopped by and left me a comment.
Hugs, Rhondi

Kathie said...

Thank you for sharing that wonderful post. Blessings from Costa Rica

Maureen Hayes said...

Thank you for all the positive thoughts and images. It is so important to take time to remember all the things we have to be thankful for, when it is so easy to focus n the negatives. I LOVED your choices and they made me thankful too!

Now I thank you for sharing!