30 Days of Gratitude

Day 30 I am grateful for really good hugs - the kind where you start to let go but are still being hugged so tight you get back in there, Schitts Creek, birthdays… (everyone's birthday!!!), great fortunes in my fortune cookie, notes left in my purse I find when I get to work, having my …

30 Days of Gratitude

Day 28 I’m grateful for some good ole comfort food. I’ve made alot of it lately! Guess I’ve needed it! Baked some apple crisp with some vanilla bean ice cream; pastas; soups - so many soups and chilis, cheese, cheesy things. Especially love the kind that cook all day and make the house smell all …

30 Days of Gratitude

Day 27 I’m grateful for simple beautiful moments in life. A beautiful sunsetA snow with gentle snowfall that feels like you’re in a snow globeSeeing that stunning bright red tree in the fallRooms lit only by candles or white lights… These moments happen rarely which makes us gasp (and maybe even call someone’s attention to …

30 Days of Gratitude

Day 25 I’m grateful for memories. If you think about the concept of a memory, it’s actually really cool. Ever since seeing that movie Inside Out, I can think of them no other way. Hoping you all gather, eat wonderful food and make some amazing memories today 💜

30 Days of Gratitude

Day 23 I’m grateful for my slow cooker. Recently my hours and responsibilities at work have increased as well as spending several hours a week AFTER work at physical therapy getting home around 7:15. Schedule is getting FULL! I’m grateful for the ability to throw a bunch of items in this vessel and turn it …

30 Days of Gratitude

Day 22 I’m grateful for my husband. Our story is long and twisty, but every road led us here. My husband and I are totally different people with different personalities and tendencies. I am a planner (with lists and flowcharts) and Josh will start thinking about, “planning” or packing for a trip about two minutes …

30 Days of Gratitude

Day 20 I am grateful I live somewhere that I get to experience all four seasons. Us Chicagoans can get so super bitchy about every.single.season and can forget the blessings each one holds. We get summer where we get to enjoy a good margarita on a hot day by the pool. Watermelon, fabulous fruit, bbqs, …