Thursday, June 13, 2024

Thankful Thursday

 


Happy Thursday, friends! I am so glad you're here today for the Thankful Thursday link up. I'll jump right in with some things fresh off the pages of my journal. This week, I'm thankful for: 


  • new beginnings
  • lunch with my friend Dedee
  • getting my teeth cleaned after lunch on Monday and getting a good report about my dental health
  • friends that work at our dentist; we've been going there for over twenty years and we love and know those people as well as we do some of our own family members
  • jeans weather
  • the amazing salad bar place that my friend introduced me to and the yummy one I made for myself
  • a slow week in the bookstore and the time to organize and clean out


  • my work bestie Mandy



When you show up matching, you need a picture! 

  • for the millionth time, a job that I love
  • my friend's son's successful surgery
  • new hobbies 
  • a great book and a funny TV show
  • beautiful weather and a pool to swim in this week
  • quality time with my people, whether in person, on the phone, or in a text or Snapchat 

I'll take any of those things any way I can get it! 


What are you thankful for this week? I'd love to hear from you! Thanks for reading my blog today, friends. Love to all! 

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13 comments:

  1. We have been enjoying a fabulous but very busy week! Highlights included awards night, Alec and a few of his friends spent from 2 until nearly 10 last night decorating caps at our house and they were all so impressed with my Cricut and crafting supplies. It was so much fun! Evan and I have also been hiking a few times and we picked fresh strawberries... which I've already used to make homemade jam and will use to make fresh strawberry shortcake for father's day.

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    1. Your week sounds like it's been great, especially last night when they were all over decorating their caps. I bet you felt like a rockstar when they saw your impressive equipment and witnessed all of your amazing abilities! Those are the most fun times ever!

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  2. Cute picture of you and your friend. I love to match anybody!! The girls had forgotten about many of their matching outfits that I dressed them in when they were young girls but saw all the pictures for Alyssa´s grad party pictures. They didn´t think all of the outfits were too cute (though I liked them all). I was like, girls, to buy these they needed to be on a good sale and in both of your sizes. Those were my criteria! Anyway, I love matching! Sounds like you have some great things to be thankful for- so many blessings. Thanks for the link up. I wrote a post; could not remember if you did this every Thursday or not.

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    1. Thanks! I used to dislike matching anyone, but now that my mom and I match all the time, I find it hilarious and I kind of love it and am proud to say that I look like her! It's funny what perspective does for someone, right? I read your post and already commented on it; thank you for joining in with me here today! I loved your post and had a good laugh over the antics of the criminal.

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    1. It has been! I'm so glad that yours has been good too!

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  4. Love the pic of you and your work bestie- you ladies look fabulous! So much to be grateful for :)

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    1. Thanks, Holly! Isn't that fun to show up matching unplanned??

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  5. What wonderful reasons to be thankful!
    A good report at the dentists is always welcome and I love yours and your friends matching outfits.

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    1. Thanks, Kim! You are right about that, my friend. I always feel the same and am grateful to have wonderful dental care twice a year!

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  6. You and Mandy are so cute together!

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  7. I went to the dentist and was also happy to have a clean report. I have been going to the same dentist for many years and feel like my hygienist is my bff. :)

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    1. Yay for cleanings and good reports! I always used to have such anxiety over the dentist, but now that I know them all so well, that's no longer the case. My hubby has known our actual dentist Floyd since he was a little boy, and I think he may have babysat his son a time or a few. I know what you mean about your hygienist, we know so everything about each other and our families! That's such a blessing.

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