April 26, 2011

One Thousand Gifts Week 2

28. peonies and hydrangeas
29. painting little fingers and little toes
30. pink sunsets
31. finding planets during their seasons in the sky
32. kit kats and robin eggs (the Easter candy and the real ones)
33. curling up to watch a movie on the couch with my hubby 
34. a 5th generation quilt passed down to my daughter that she uses on her bed
35. yankee candles... especially the cookie scented ones
36. the smell of wood when it is cut
37. the perfect pair of jeans and a t-shirt
38. grubby little hands and cheeks
39. the book goodnight moon
40. gadgets.... electronics.... novelties
41. memories of old friends
42. pictures I forgot I had of the kids
43. playing the guessing game on which child is which in those pictures
44. the mushy cards my manly man gets me on special occasions
45. spontaneous "I love you(s)" from the kiddos and hubby
46. icicles
47. big fat, fluffy snowflakes
48. scarlet red leaves
49. the smell of garlic and olive oil
50. old letters
51. when the kids read their books outside
52. When my 9 year old lays on the trampoline and simply looks at the sky and takes in the sun for what seems like forever
53. tugging rope with the dog

See you next week! You know, I was skeptical about this blessing list... it seemed like a waste of time, however, I am uplifted when I think about the small details God has blessed me with.

Don't forget to enter the Heart of the Matter One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp book contest. Ends this Friday at Midnight!

1 comment:

Casdok said...

Love your thinking :)