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Our Family Is Thankful For

In Things to Write Home About this week, I mentioned that the fabulous (and famous!) scrapbook designer, Becky Higgins, posted a family gratitude activity. Becky made a poster using a picture frame, a poster board, and some letters. The result is gorgeous – exactly what you’d expect from a designer. In her original post, Becky explained the materials she used, how she introduced it to her family, and how her children received the activity. I was inspired. First, I made a list of Becky’s supplies and located a coupon for the craft store. Then I thought, “What are you doing? … Read more

30 days to happiness, days 11 through 15

For more on the 30 days to happiness challenge, read my previous posts for days one, two, three, and four through ten.   Day eleven – 9/11 I’m so very thankful that my dad stayed home on 9/11/01. He was scheduled to be at the top of one of the World Trade Centers, but the parts he needed to install didn’t arrive on time. Instead, I had breakfast with him on my way to work. While I’m talking about my dad, I’m thankful that a kind stranger did found and used a AED and then performed CPR on him for … Read more