Wow, lots to be thankful for… (plus, a little treat at the end)

This morning, I woke up with extra family here in our home.  It feels good to have a house full…..even if I forgot to put clean sheets on the guest bed until after they arrived.  Ooops.  And forgot to buy extra cereal and milk for breakfast this morning.  (No one actually makes breakfast Thanksgiving morning, do they?  Because if so, I need to take a few hosting lessons.)

 

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’m just grateful my family comes to visit, clean sheets or not.  Breakfast or none. ;)

 

I know today is the day everyone (in the U.S.) compiles those gratitude lists but I won’t make you sit through my entire list.  But I do have to say that these little nuggets would take up three of the bullet points on my list.  Their daddy would take up a 4th one! :)  (If you’re dying to know more on my list……I’ll send you an email! ;)

 

 

But I did hop on here really quickly to bring up one more thing……I’m pretty darn grateful to have this little outlet of mine.  A place to experiment with ideas in my brain, correspond with bloggy friends from all over the world, learn new tips and ideas from others, and share my projects…..even if they’re, well, not so good.  Thanks for being so tender with my heart, even if you don’t care for what I’ve made. :)

 

I sometimes ask my husband to pinch me, because it’s pretty dreamy to have a place where I can blog about what I love.  And to have such appreciative readers who are genuinely grateful.  And so sweet.  I’m not kidding, I really chat with my husband about this and kinda shrug my shoulders in disbelief.  It sometimes doesn’t feel real……..because, come on, what could be more fun.  And fulfilling.  I literally find myself saying, “oooooh, I want to try making that!  And once I figure it out…….I’m totally sharing.  Maybe someone else will want to know!“  Blogging gives me extra motivation and excitement to do something I’m already pretty passionate above.  What a bonus!  So, really, thank you again for riding along with me for the past few years.  Unless you just found this ol’ blog yesterday…….then thanks for riding along since yesterday!;)

 

Wow, that turned out to me a lot more wordy than I intended it to be.  Maybe I should’ve just written out a typical “gratitude list”. ;)

 

Anyway, I have a few things I’m going to be sharing and mailing out to some of you next week (sorry, totally spoiled that surprise) but I didn’t have everything together for today.  But I still wanted to come on today to say a big thanks!

 

 

So, you know how I have that sweet little shop where I have 7 patterns sitting in there?  Well, I have dreams for that little shop.  I want to have many, MANY more patterns in there.  Free patterns are fun but it’s sometimes nice to have actual complete patterns with pattern pieces and sizes, etc.  I know, I get that!  But, well, filling up that shop with more patterns just isn’t as high on the To-Do right now.  (Because I have too much fun making Halloween costumes, or baby gifts, or holiday decor.)  But one day that little shop will grow to more than what’s in there:

   

 

 

But, the patterns that are in there are still pretty fun.  They are computer files that I send to your email (well, they’re actually sent to you automatically….so you don’t have to wait for me anymore.  whew!)  But they are a great way for those who want to start learning how to use a pattern.  Because they’re not like your regular ol’ store bought patterns.  They are written kind of like my blog posts here; with lots of pictures and detailed instructions and different sizes to cut out.  Then, once you get the hang of using pattern pieces and sewing them together, maybe it’ll help you become comfortable enough to tackle some of those more vague (and sometimes tricky verbiage) store bought patterns.  Maybe??

 

   

 

 

Anyway, since today is a huge Giving Thanks day (well, here in the U.S. it is…..but who doesn’t appreciate a little gratitude!), I’d like to share a little love from my shop

 

First of all, the patterns are all going on sale for $3.00 All of them!!  (Until Friday night at 11:59 p.m.)  But also, maybe if there are 20 of you who want a $10 gift card to use in my shop, it’s all yours.  You can use all of it, part of it, share it with a friend, etc.  But 20 of you, from anywhere in the world, will be chosen to receive a coupon code.  (And since the patterns are all on sale for $3, that means you can receive several for free.)

 

All you need to do to be a $10 gift card winner (to my shop), isGIVEAWAY CLOSED!!

  • Leave ONE comment below, making sure to include your email in the comment form (it won’t be visible to anyone else but me). And then tell me what you’re grateful for today.  Even if it’s the warm slippers on your feet…….I want to hear it!  (If you’re reading via email, click here to enter. Don’t try and reply to this email.)
  • Then, give yourself a little hug from me.  And tell yourself thanks for the bloggy love!  Because that’s what I’d do if you were right here. :)
  • And finally, enjoy your day today.  (And no cheating……it’s one of the rules. ;) )

 

 

**Giveaway closes tonight at 11:59 p.m. (giveaway part is closed) but the $3 pattern sale ends Friday, November 23rd, at 11:59 p.m. (MST)

 

 

Oh, also, tomorrow I post the winner of the Silhouette Portrait giveaway.  (So, if you haven’t entered, there’s still time.)  And for those of you who have been asking, yes, I’ll also be posting the codes to buy your own Portrait or Cameo, at a discounted black friday price.  Wahoo! So check back for that too. :)

 

 

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

-Ashley

 

 

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324 Responses to “Wow, lots to be thankful for… (plus, a little treat at the end)”
  1. 1
    AubreyB says:

    I’m thankful for pie! :)

  2. 2
    Phoebe says:

    I’m thankful for my wonderful family!

  3. 3
    cindi says:

    I’m thankful for a few minutes to relax and take a few deep breaths before our festivities begin!

  4. 4
    Jane says:

    I am thankful for my family and friends as well as all the folks helping to protect our country.

  5. 5
    KasiaJ says:

    I’m thankful I did my blog checking today! But really, I’m thankful for my daughters. They are great and they teach me so much.

  6. 6
    Bea says:

    I am thankful for so many things! Family, friends, food, peace, a place to live… Happy Thanksgiving!

  7. 7
    brenda says:

    I am thankful for a premie who never had to be in the NICU and came home with momma 2 days after birth!

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    Natalie says:

    I’m glad I’m not the only one to boycott Thanskgiving breakfast for the family! Intentional or not, there’s just too much going on for me to worry about it!

  9. 9
    Rebecca says:

    I am thankful for family!!

  10. 10
    Julie says:

    I’m thankful for my husband, daughters, family and a community of amazing friends.

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    desiree says:

    I am thankful for the ability to run.

  12. 12
    Laura says:

    I’m thankful for my 8 day old baby who is sweetly sleeping in my lap. My 22 month old who is resting in her bed. And my 3.5 year old who is quietly watching a movie so that I can go have a nap too.

  13. 13
    Alaina b says:

    I am thankful for my four lil r

  14. 14
    Annette says:

    I’m thankful for my family. We tried for over 10 years to have a second child and last year we were blessed with that second child. 6 months later we found out we were pregnant again and 2 weeks ago our precious baby boy came into this world. This year I have so much to be thankful for, but my family means the most! I love your patterns! Thanks for the sale!

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    miranda hines says:

    im thankful for naptime, hot showers, my little man, and my hubby that cleaned the bathroom and helped with laundry this morning while i cooked all on his own! i didnt even ask him to! lol i think i will keep him…and im super thankful that im finally done cooking! :p

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    Jayme says:

    I am thankful for my two beautiful children and amazing husband… I am also thankful that even though I have to go on a dairy free diet for my nursing baby, there are so many options to substitute with (I don’t have to give up ice cream)

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    Alicia B says:

    I am so thankful for my awesome husband and 2 gorgeous girls!

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    Krista says:

    I’m thankful that I live close enough to my family to spend our holidays together!

  19. 19
    Tami says:

    I’m thankful for inspiration… it keeps us going, that and faith that God loves us still. :)

  20. 20
    Brittney Nickell says:

    Today, and every other day, I am thankful for A LOT! I am thankful for my precious, beautiful, smart, incredible, 15 month old baby boy, Zander. He is one of the most amazing people I have ever met. I am so lucky to call him mine. Another person I am thankful to call mine is my amazing husband! Another great man in my life. He is the “other” best thing that has ever happened to me. The six years we have spent together thus far have meant so much to me. Those boys are my world!

  21. 21
    Charity Ickes says:

    I am thankful for the KJV BIBLE!

  22. 22
    Charity Ickes says:

    I am thankful for the Word of God!

  23. 23
    Kendra H says:

    I am thankful for being able to cook together with my family!

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    havalah says:

    I’m thankful for my job (despite having to work on Thanksgiving) and my wonderful hubby!

  25. 25
    Crystal says:

    Thankful for beautiful weather, health, and the time off to meet up with my family and spend a week at Walt Disney world for this holiday!!!! Oh and for iPhones and wifi so I can keep up with the interwebs happenings while in line for rides!!! Lol

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    Kelly O. says:

    I’m thankful for bloggers like you who share (and let me copy) their ideas and lives. blogs are a huge source of information and cheaper than therapy :)

  27. 27
    Penny Kitzmiller says:

    Hi my name is Penny and I just found your blog today..isn’t that great!!!!! I love your energy when you blog…it’s from your heart. I am spending this Thanksgiving by myself this year. My husband committed suiside on Thanksgiving 23 yrs ago. I have been a widow from the age of 23. I was four months pregnate at the time and I had a beautiful baby girl. I gave my whole life to her and tried to give her the best life possible. She is 22 now and has a 2yr old now and has a life of her own. She and Coop went to Miami for Thanksgiving this year. I am so happy and excited for her but I miss her like crazy. So the reason I told you all of this is…. I am one Thankfull lady today…I could have eseally been shot that day back in 1989. I would not have had Sierra and Cooper at all so being alone for one short wknd is better than never having them at all. I AM SOOOO THANKFUL TO BE ALIVE!!!!!!!!

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    Keeslermom says:

    I’m thankful for the blessings I get to take care of every day, and the new blessing to come!

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    Kristin says:

    Great post and thanks for the giveaway! :-)

  30. 30
    Amy Osborne says:

    I am thankful for answered prayers. My husband and I have tried for 6 years to have a child. This year we were blessed with our first. She is due in February.

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    B. Wright says:

    I’m thankful for just about everything!!!! :)

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    wendy says:

    I am thankful for my four kids :) they make life interesting. I am also thankful for this giveaway thanks :)

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    Jennifer B says:

    I am thankful for my wonderful little Lucy :-) And the awesome husband who helped make her.

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    Brooklyn says:

    I’m thankful for my husband being discharged from the hospital tomorrow, it’s been quite the roller coaster!! We miss our 2 little boys!! I’d love some free stuff too!!

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    Julie says:

    I am so thankful for my wonderful husband and our four happy and healthy kiddos!

  36. 36
    Lauren says:

    I am thankful for so many things. My amazing children and husband, our families, lucky enough to be a craftaholic… hehe, thankful for wonderful people like yourself who take time to share with the rest of us so we can create awesome things for our own family and friends! Happy Holidays everyone!

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    Catherine says:

    I’m grateful for a family that lets me show up for Thanksgiving dinner in flip flops and yoga pants. :)

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    Amanda c says:

    Thankful for delicious food & a great family to share it with!

  39. 39
    Erica says:

    For so much!!! God especially, my wonderful hubby, 4 amazing kids, extended family and friends. Warm home, food, freedom…

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    Vicki says:

    I’m thankful for the baby that God has blessed us with!

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    Allison says:

    I’m so thankful for my 1 year old baby girl and my husband who works hard for us!

  42. 42
    Kim says:

    I am thankful for my family and mashed potatoes!

  43. 43
    Emily says:

    I am thankful for my two little ones and my husband :)

  44. 44
    Sherie says:

    I am thankful that my children are all healthy and happy!

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    Erin says:

    I am thankful for my family, especially my parents who took my three year old for a sleepover last night so my hubby and I could sleep!

  46. 46
    Gloria says:

    Thankful for my little man, he’s 6 weeks old today. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family also.

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    Veronica says:

    I’m Thankful for my amazing husband and my 4.8 daughters (.8 because I’m 8 months pregnant)
    thankful for health and for living in a new but beautiful country Jamaica!! Thankful that my daughters are learning a new language quick, thankful for great friends,

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    Paige says:

    I’m thankful I get to spend today with my hubby and kids, even if we are all laying around watching movies cause we are sick.

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    Bethany says:

    I’m thankful for my dad who made thanksgiving dinner today!

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    Rachel says:

    I’m thankful for family and food!

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    Carrie says:

    I’m thankful for my 5 month old little girl, she is a ray of sunshine after her big sister passed away at 13 months last year. I never thought I could have any happiness again but this little piglet manages to make me smile every single day.

  52. 52
    sharlotte says:

    I am thankful for my first Thanksgiving in my own house, for my two year old daughterand her dad. And for both of our families thay have supported us so much in the last three years.♥

  53. 53
    Stephanie says:

    Above all, which includes my wonderful husband and my two adorable clever pretty daughters,I am most thankful for our wonderful nanny/ domestic worker. In a country where I grew up in a time of apartheid and isolation, I now have my eyes opened daily by a humble wonderful peaceful and thankful woman who teaches me about humility and has made me so aware of how incredible it is to be able to help someone else who is so less fortunate. She is part of our family. A second mother to my daughters and has made me a much wiser kinder and better person and mother. And for that I am extremely thankful.

  54. 54
    Alisha says:

    I’m thankful that even though our normal traditional Thanksgiving was thrown out the window this year, we are still with family we love!

  55. 55
    Kate says:

    I’m thankful for having the opportunity to be with my family, and play a (very) competitive game of spoons together! :)

  56. 56
    Jenny says:

    I’m thankful for Dairy Queen butterfinger blizzards. Mmmmm.

  57. 57
    Talia says:

    I am in australia, we don’t have thanksgiving day (I wish we did). Honestly what I am most grateful for at the moment is bloggers the world over. SInce I tapped into this resources I have learnt so much, been inspired, been uplifted and been taught so much. The time you take to share your talents is appreciated the world over – especially in one little corner of rural australia where we really do get kangaroos jumping across the yard!

  58. 58
    Marei says:

    Right now in this instant, I am really thankful for this site, and I’m so glad that Thanksgiving day is giving me an opportunity to tell you so!
    I wandered over here from pinterest and just browsed a little and within 10 minutes I found so many projects I would like to try! Many, many thanks for putting all the effort in each and every post and enabling so many people to create lovely things – that is really a gift.

    In a more global context I am thankful for my sweet husband (whom I got to marry barely 7 short months ago) and my most adorable baby daughter who made our happiness complete this summer! Both are perfect blessings to me and make me so, so happy!

  59. 59
    Abby says:

    This is my first thanksgiving as a parent. I’m so thankful for a healthy baby boy and to be able to experience the joys of having a child!

  60. 60
    Christie says:

    Hi Ashley, thanks for the wonderful opportunity to own some of your patterns!
    I’m grateful for mine and my family’s health.

  61. 61
    Veronica says:

    I’m grateful that my husband loves the crafts I make and prefers that I make him stuff instead of buying him gifts. I’m also very thankful that my husband and I laugh so much and have so much to laugh about.

  62. 62
    Anne says:

    I am so thankful for my family!

  63. 63
    Rebecca says:

    So thankful for my husband’s new teaching job after a long 7 month wait! We live in Canada, so we’ve already celebrated our Thanksgiving. A very happy Thanksgiving to you and your family, Ashley!

  64. 64
    Rebecca says:

    I am so grateful for my husband and darling daughter and our new (first) home. I am so blessed. Thank you for posting such a fun blog.

  65. 65
    Caitlin says:

    I am so grateful to be a mother! It certainly hasn’t been an easy road to having my sweet daughters, but I know that I appreciate them so much more for it! Love your blog! Happy thanksgiving!

  66. 66
    Aby says:

    I am so thankful for your blog! It is such a blessing to have a place to come to for ideas and encouragement! There aren’t many websites like this on the internet. So, thank you SO much for posting and sharing your crafts! Have a thankful day!

  67. 67
    Sheila says:

    My children and my safe home.

  68. 68

    I’m thankful for a healthy family, something I’m not taking for granted this year!

  69. 69
    Jennie says:

    Of course, I’m thankful for my family. And that my family is still growing.

  70. 70
    Erica says:

    Extremely thankful for His Grace, my family, and blessings I don’t deserve!

  71. 71
    Kim says:

    Grateful for my little family :)

  72. 72
    Lindsey says:

    I am SO thankful for a wonderful husband and two beautiful, healthy children!

  73. 73
    Jaclyn says:

    I need a little tie pattern. I’d love to win!

  74. 74
    Ang-e says:

    I’m grateful for my husband who is currently waiting on me hand and foot after my recent surgery.

  75. 75
    Kari says:

    I am so thankful to hear the laughing voices of my kids as they spend with their Oma, who we hadn’t seen in a long time and just arrived at our house!!

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    Kate says:

    Although we don’t do thanksgiving in Australia (obviously), today I am grateful for my healthy happy 7 month old daughter who can always cheer me up by blowing a raspberry!!

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    Karen says:

    I am thankful for my husband so lets me spoil the kids and lets face it he spoils me even though I wouldn’t admit it to him. LOL

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    Leigh Sabey says:

    I’m thankful for our comfortable, slow-paced, happy family life :).

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    Leah says:

    I’m super thankful for my awesome family today. not only are we enjoying a great thanksgiving dinner together, but they are throwing me a baby shower today too! which brings me to the other thing I’m grateful for– our first child, a gift from God! only a few more weeks until we meet this sweet child!

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    Adrienne says:

    I am thankful for my family. I am amazed my heart can fit so many in – and it just gets bigger every day.

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    Christine says:

    Hi Ashley,
    I am thankful that God loves me!!!
    Christine

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    Gina Arkell says:

    I love my PJ’s. Pajamas really are the most comfortable thing in the world. I wish I could wear them all day every day.

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    Susan Adams says:

    Thankful for my family – especially my husband who works so hard (including today) to provide for our family and help others in their times of need. And for my God, my Savior, and my faith!

  84. 84
    Deana says:

    Thankful for Ina Garten. We had the.best.gravy today!!

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    Allison says:

    So thankful for my family today!

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    Elizabeth says:

    I am thankful for my hubby each and every day, but especially today as we live on the opposite side of the country from our families and I’m feeling a little homesick not being able to spend the holidays with them.

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    blue heart mommy Pam says:

    I’m very thankful for my family, friends, and physicians who have saved the life of my son, from the day he was born until today, and in the future. I’m also very thankful for my Lord Jesus Christ, who died for my sins.

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    Penny says:

    I am thankful for my husband and my kids!

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    Amity says:

    I am so thankful that I got to spend my day not only with my husband and children, but with my parents and grandparents. Four generations under one roof enjoying a meal together. Also that my grandmother has taught me her famous chocolate cake that I am already starting to teach my kids.

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    marketa says:

    I’m thankful for craft blogs like this one because reading them is my kind of relaxation.

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    Jen says:

    I am thankful for my family!! My kids, husband, parents and little sisters (and their families)!

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    Jenna Regan says:

    There is so much to be thankful for. It sounds crazy, but the Lord has given me a grateful attitude for the “trials” and difficulties that our family has gone through this past year. It’s been hard to go through, but the Lord has been so faithful and I am joyfully looking forward to the day that in hindsight, the Lord will show me the purpose that the difficult blessings were for in my life, and those around me.

    Also for a strengthened and wonderful friendship with my dear Momma.

    Thank you for all of your inspiration in the craft department, and being so kind to take the time to do tutorials for beautiful projects with wonderfully helpful pictures. Bless you!

    May the Lord bless your day of Giving Thanks.
    Jenna

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    Tara says:

    My family (and yours too!). Families are such a good idea!

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    Corrine says:

    Thank you for this outlet of yours! It has been such a fun ride to be on with you. And even though I already have all your patterns, I’d love to give my niece the $10 if I won. Thanks for such a generous offering!

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    Marcia W says:

    I am thankful for the beautiful life my parents gave me and my four siblings. Thanks, Mom and Dad! Happy Thanksgiving to one and all.

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    Sandra says:

    I am thankful my husband is home for Thanksgiving. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Heidi says:

    Hi, thanks for the contest. Maybe this will be the push to get me sewing again. Today I’m thankful for our woodstove and how toasty it makes our home. thanks

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    Amna Harb says:

    I am thankful because God gave me a wonderful life

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    Jennie says:

    I’m thankful for family !

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    Lee says:

    I am thankful that I read your post and all the comments today, because I had forgotten I have so much to be thankful for, so thank you Ashley with a little hug ()

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    Lynne says:

    I’m thankful that I live near my family once again. I’ve got 8 grandkids and I used to miss them so much.

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    Alice S. says:

    I am very thankful that I have a husband who works hard for our family, and that I get to stay home and raise our four healthy munchkins. (And, I get to sew for them…;-)

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    Mea says:

    I am thankful my son is still alive. One year ago he was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (cancer in the eye). He had his eye surgically removed, survived 6 rounds of chemo, and has adjusted to his prosthetic eye. I am so thankful that God has miraculously healed him!

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    Amanda says:

    I am thankful that even tho we have a newborn at home, my mother in law made us all the essentials to a turkey dinner so we could enjoy.

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    Amy says:

    I am thankful for my family. We have been very blessed this year.

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    Crafty Diana says:

    I am thankful for family especially after the close-call 2 days ago that my mom had driving to work- she was in a head-on collision with another driver that was on his phone and not paying attention to where he was going. The seat belt and airbag saved her and left her with only bruising. So thankful his carelessness didn’t shorten our time with her.

    and I am thankful for all the crafty bloggers that I can find inspiration as well as laughter… it’s so good to know we are quirky for our own reasons. :)

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    Lisa says:

    I’m super thankful I had the chance to put together a booth for a holiday market – one of my life goals – and it was successful!

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    Amanda says:

    Maybe this is a random “thankful for” thing, but my 3 year old hasn’t napped in over a year and TODAY she decided she wanted to nap…so I got all my cooking done. WHAT?! It was amazing.

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    Cheryl says:

    I’m thankful for so many things, my two sweet boys and my sweet husband at the top of the list, but most of all today I am thankful for my sweet mother, and having the privilege of helping her make Thanksgiving lunc and learning her secrets of love through cooking.

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    Lisa Robinson says:

    I am thankful for my big family that gets together every year to celebrate with food and fun! Including my BRAND NEW NIECE!!!! I love to spoil her alredy :) Thanks for the oppertunity!

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    KatieQ says:

    I’m thankful for my husband of 40 years and my 2 children. They bring me happiness everyday and aggravation once in a while so that I can know the difference.

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    Mitzie Woisin says:

    I am thankful that God allows me to wake up every day to enjoy my 2 beautiful daughters & my husband. Also, for great friends & family.

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    Rachel says:

    I am grateful for my family and the great support they are to me. I would be so grateful if I won this giveaway.

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    Samantha says:

    I am thankful for my family!

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    Mary Jo says:

    So nice of you! I’m thankful for the health of all my family members.

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    Sarah L says:

    I am thankful for my two little boys, my husband, and the baby on the way!

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    I’m thankful for my wonderful hubby and two beautiful girls (2.5 and 7 weeks) and my furbaby, too!

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    Laurie says:

    I am thankful for friends to spend today with.

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    Kelli Bullock says:

    I’m thankful for my family all six kids and my husband!

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    Karie D. says:

    I’m thankful for 3 sweet girls that call me ‘Mom’, and a wonderful hubby that makes it possible for me to be a SAHM! Thank you for the awesome giveaway, and for being so willing to share your amazing talents! I ADORE your blog!

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    Angie Bartos says:

    I’m thankful as can be for my sweet hubby and my precious family!

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    Kate E. says:

    I’m thankful for my son, who was born early this morning!

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    C.C. says:

    I’m thankful for my family and good food!

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    Dani C. says:

    I’m thankful for ward families that invite us to Thanksgiving Dinner! Since we are states away from our families for my husband to go to school, we were going to spend the day by ourselves. But our friends invited us to their parent’s house and it made it feel much more like a holiday! Something I totally needed and am very grateful for!

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    SamG says:

    I’m so thankful for my healthy family. :)
    Happy Thanksgiving. x

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    Rachel Johnsen says:

    I’m most thankful for my three beautiful children, my husband, and the fact that I haven’t lost my sanity! Those three little boogers were all born within 30months. So that’s three, less than 3yrs old. Each one a blessing! Oh, and I really enjoy your blog. It gives me inspiration for fun stuff to make for them and myself!!

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    Kellie says:

    I am thankful that my daughter got to come home from college to be with us on Thanksgiving.

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    I’m thankful that everyone got to our party safely!

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    Samantha H says:

    I am grateful for crafting….it keeps me sane and makes me feel productive!

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    Tamra says:

    Right now I am grateful for Skype so that my kiddos in our living room here in QLD, Australia could be crazy and chat with their cousins in Texas during Thanksgiving dinner. =)

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    Jeanette says:

    I’m thankful for family willing to put up with my crazy self while I prepare the meal!

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    Lovaine says:

    I am thankful for God every day of my life for His blessings, my family, my health just for being alive and being able to share His love with everyone. Thank you so much for your wonderful tutorials, I have just placed an order for three of your patterns, my first attempt to follow a proper pattern eek!! I am from Northern Ireland and today shared your website with my hairdresser as she is starting to sew too!! I can only usually follow youtube videos as I am a very visual person and don’t like following written instructions but yours are completely different and so easy to understand. Thank you and I hope and pray you have a wonderful thanksgiving:)

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    Lisa says:

    I am thankful for my amazing husband!

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    Paula says:

    I’m thankful my parents taught me about Jesus Christ. I’m thankful I can teach my own kids about Him. I’m thankful for His sacrifice for my sins andfor the life he led and for his influence and guidance in my daily life.

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    Karen says:

    It may sound odd, but I’m grateful for my bed. It supports me as I sleep and helps my body restore itself. Family, friends, a job, wonderful coworkers and patrons, so much to be grateful for……..

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    Stephanie says:

    I am thankful for a healthy family and since I am presently pregnant with number 4, another easy pregnancy. Grateful to my midwives who help bring these little blessings into the world.

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    Sharon says:

    I’m thankful for my cute little baby boy that cuddle with me today.

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    Kat S says:

    I’m so very thankful for my husband and family. I’m also thankful that things in our life have been just getting better and better as we build our new life together, one year down, forever to go.

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    Laurie says:

    I’m so thankful for my family, a good job for my hubby, freedom, ability and tools to create and much more! I love you and your blog–so honest, real and creative!

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    sarah vine says:

    Thank you for the little hug in step two! I am missing my family this year, and it actually made me cry a little bit. =0) Oh, the joys of being a woman. I am also very thankful for my new neighbor who loaned me her old sewing machine so I can get a crack on those curtains and pillows. Have a great day! x

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    LB says:

    I’m from the Jersey Shore and after surviving Hurricane Sandy last month I am so, so, so thankful for God’s blessing of safety of my family and friends. Even though we’ve had loses, it was loses of things and not people. The things are all replaceable, the people are not. This holiday season is definitely different ,but the love, the love is the same.

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    Alyce Rodriguez says:

    Wow, thanks for the hug! I am so thankful for my marriage, which is going on 11 yrs. It has grown and matured and is becoming more solid each day that passes. Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Amelia says:

    I am thankful for my family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Heidi says:

    I am grateful for my sweet daughters. They are the highlight of my everyday!

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    Laurie says:

    I’m thankful wonderful family and friends, amazing food (warm apple pie with sharp cheddar cheese in my belly), and Punkin Chukin on TV!

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    Cara says:

    I’m thankful for my husband and my baby daughter, and our first Thanksgiving as a family!

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    Jen Dubreuil says:

    I am thankful for my four beautiful children that occasionally drive me crazy, my amazing husband, wonderful friends that held me keep my sanity! I am greatful for the freedom we enjoy in our country and for the beauty of nature. We had a delicious dinner and desert. I have been enjoying making bows and headbands for my 1st girl who is now 7 months old. I haven’t had much time for crafts the past couple years and have enjoyed makining time for a hobby! Thank you for the hug! Hope you had a wonderful thanksgiving!

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    Kelly.R says:

    I am thankful for an opportunity to be an amazing Realtor and for family/friends and The boyfriend of 10+ years!

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    heybethbaker says:

    My seriously amazing family!

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    lei says:

    I love your blog. It’s amazing the stuff you can do. Happy Thanks Giving.

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    Katie says:

    I’m thankful for my kids and running!

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    Amanda says:

    I am thankful for clean, clear skies. The air around here has a tendency to fill up with crud at this time of year, but it is clean and beautiful today!

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    I am thankful for my little family.

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    Emilie says:

    I am thankful for the crafting blog world! It’s truly lovely how the internet has brought people from all over the world together to share their passion. I love it!

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    Megan says:

    I am so thankful for my family and friends who bring out the best in me, and never fail to make me smile! :)

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    Natalie says:

    I’m thankful for a lot of things this year, but one that really comes to mind is the little niece growing in my sister’s belly :) They have waited a long time and have gone through so much to get to this point. In just a few short weeks, my sister and brother-in-law will become parents, and I couldn’t be happier for them!

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    kaitlin madson says:

    I am so so thankful for my healthy little boy!!!

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    Melanie says:

    I’m so very thankful for dirty fingerprints, trucks to pick up and even Lego pieces to step on … Because that means I’m a mum to two adorable boys!!

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    Cathy B. says:

    I am so grateful for my three kiddos (the youngest is two weeks old today!) and my wonderful hubby.

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    Emily says:

    Of course family, healthy kids, but also my husband and his job that keeps our new house and me in it with the little kiddos. I am incredibly thankful to stay at home and take care of my family.

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    Sunnie says:

    Iam grateful for my family, my husband is such a good man./

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    Kate says:

    So grateful today that my beloved Mum is beating the 70% mortality odds and fighting against the sepsis that almost took her life! :) ([email protected])

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    Larissa says:

    Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving too! :o) I am grateful for my health and my loved ones.

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    Christine says:

    I’m thankful for a healthy pregnancy (39 1/2 weeks) and a loving supportive husband.

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    Donna says:

    I so love your blog. I am thankful for a God Who loves us all in spite of our failures!

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    Emily says:

    I’m thankful for smiles.

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    Kristin says:

    I’m thankful for an amazing family! Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Annie L says:

    I’n thankful for.. My husband and our ornery baby boy. The rest of our families. Wonderful friends. Delicious foods. My job (even though I’m working a crazy 10-hr shift starting at 11 tonight). :)

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    Jamie says:

    It’s hard to pick just one thing. Perhaps family. Awesome family!

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    Ansia says:

    I am so thankful for second chances.

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    Janie says:

    I’m thankful for bloggy love, diet soda, and my family :)

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    Carol says:

    I am so thankful that my son, daughter-in-law and new baby grandson could fly in to visit us for Thanksgiving!

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    Chantiel says:

    I am thankful for a full belly, a warm house, and to be surrounded by family

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    Beth B says:

    I’m thankful for my daughter on her first Thanksgiving!

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    Lisa says:

    I’m thankful for my husband.

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    Terra says:

    I’m grateful for my family.

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    Erin says:

    Cute post. I’m grateful for you and your blog, too–it has helped me gain confidence in sewing, which helps me gain confidence in myself. I love the feeling of completing something, even if it’s not perfect. Today I’m grateful for a healthy baby. Thanks! Happy Thanksgiving to you!

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    Suzanne Thomas says:

    I’m thankful for your wonderful blog. You have taught me how to sew!

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    Shirley G. says:

    I’m so very thankful that I married into a wonderful family!

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    Beth says:

    I am thankful for my new dryer, which no longer “eats” clothes with zippers, snaps, or buttons. :) I’m also kind of thankful for this awesome blog!! :)

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    Kim says:

    I’m grateful for my little sweet ones as well. Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Grace says:

    Im so thankful for my loving family, my friends and that I’m healthy and lucky enough to be able to share this day with them! Also, I love your blog!!

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    Hayley P says:

    I’m thankful for the roof over my head, my wonderful husband, and my two beautiful boys!

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    Jennifer says:

    I am thankful that I got everything finished for dinner at pretty much the same time and everything was hot when we ate. And for my family of course!

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    Alexa says:

    I am grateful for my cute baby!

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    Angela F. says:

    I am thankful for my 3 kids, 1 on the way, and my husband. And although the youngest and I are not feeling great today and had to stay home, I’m thankful my husband made us a turkey all for ourselves while everyone else went to see the rest of the family. Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Kelly Aubert says:

    What a fun giveaway! Thank you!!

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    Molly says:

    I’m thankful for my niece, who I want to make that dress for, my nephew who is on the way that I want to make ties for, and for my knowledge of how to sew so I can make myself the Darla bag!
    Happy Thanksgiving :)

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    Nancy says:

    I’m thankful for my my little boy and baby girl and loving husband, I can’t imagine life without them! Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway. Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Katie says:

    I am grateful that I stayed awake ALL DAY today! I know it’s silly, but since becoming pregnant [with #3, and both 1 and 2 are extrememly active boys :)] I have had the hardest time making it through the 11am-3pm block without passing out on the couch! But today I didn’t, and I was able to enjoy the day with my sweet boys having fun, crafting, and cleaning – it was wonderful!

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    Evelyn Burns says:

    I’m grateful for Thanksgiving!! I love getting together with family and eating and for just taking some tome to be thankful!

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    allison says:

    I am thankful that my husband and I are so on the same page in life. For ex., he is watching football and I a m on my phone looking at blogs and it’sit’s Thanksgving- yet we’re both cool with that. Nothing like a perfect partnership! Wouldn’t trade what we have for the world.

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    Shantel says:

    I’m thankful for my brothers I know that if I needed it they would do everything in their power to help me.

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    Tia says:

    I’m thankful that I didn’t have to cook or clean up any food tonight. I’m thankful that after standing in line for 2 hours at chuck o rama we all finally got to eat. I’m thankful that now we all know never to do that again. :)

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    Heidi cannon says:

    Thanksful for family!

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    Barbara says:

    Thankful to have been invited to Thanksgiving dinner by some great friends–I didn’t cook a single Thanksgiving dish–they were so sweet to do it all! :)

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    Caroline Rowe says:

    I am thankful for my happy and healthy week old baby boy! Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Jenny says:

    I’m grateful for my husband and cute kiddos!

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    Ruthanna says:

    I am thankful for this life I live and those in it with me.

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    Stephanie says:

    I’m thankful for a warm home, loving family, and good Thanksgiving food. Thank you for your blog too, love it!

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    Erin says:

    I’m thankful for my mother-in-law… not often you hear that one! :)

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    Joy says:

    I am thankful for my family (both unborn and born :), my warm house and a full stomach. I’m also thankful for God and his faithfulness.

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    Jen Nelsen says:

    I am so thankful for my husband & my three beautiful & finally sleeping kids!

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    Chelsey Moss says:

    I’m thankful that I became a mommy this year to a beautiful baby girl! Her name actually is Abigail and I’ve been wanting to make her some of your precious shoes, so I really hope I win! :) Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Elaine says:

    I am thankful for my grandchildren. They both live in different states and I have had the most fun siting in the floor playing with them while they are here visiting. I may not be able to move after they leave but for now there is nothing better than hearing my 19 month old grandson and 10 month old granddaughter laughing at me while I roll around in the floor with them. It is more precious than I dreamed possible.

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    Lindsay Conklin says:

    I’m thankful for the sweet little baby kicking around in my tummy!

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    Denise Wilson says:

    I’m thankful for my family! My Dad has been fighting leukemia for over a year now, so having the whole family together for Thanksgiving was a blessing (and possibly a miracle…)!

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    Doreen H says:

    Thankful for a special day with family! And for my precious grandchildren!

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    Robert W says:

    I am thankful for my lovely wife and sweet son and daughter. I am truly blessed!

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    Ruth says:

    Thankful for a delicious meal!

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    Mary says:

    I am so thankful for my wonderful husband. Our Golden Retriever has become very ill and we don’t know if he will make it and my husband is supporting me and helping me make it through this terribly hard time.

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    eleanor says:

    I am thankful that all of my family survived Hurricane Sandy!

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    Erin says:

    I am thankful for my wonderful sister who made a lovely dinner today!

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    rebekah says:

    So thankful for God’s grace this year, for a loving husband, and for 4 precious children.

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    Sue says:

    I’m so thankful for a new grandbaby and for still having my parents who are 86 and 89.

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    Jacy says:

    So thankful for the season of my life right now. Getting married next month to my high school sweetheart!

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    Ashlie says:

    I am thankful for my family and our new home!

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    Emelie Pruitt says:

    I’m very thankful for my in-laws, yes I said in-laws. theyve been there for me when my relationshipwith my own family has been a little rocky. They inspire me to be a better mother/person/friend, most people dont get this lucky, so I’m soakin it up. Never thought when I married my husband I would join such a wonderful family.

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    Robin V says:

    I am thankful for my 6 children who make me smile and laugh every day!

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    Jill says:

    I am thankful for another baby girl on the way in a few months.

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    Andi S says:

    I’m thankful for my husband, who cooked us a wonderful meal today and who always takes great care of me.

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    Sarah Wood says:

    I’m thankful for my sweet baby.

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    Emily Bucher says:

    I’m thankful for my family and the Spiritual heritage they’ve given me.

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    sameeha says:

    I’m thankful for the clean water we get when we just open the taps.

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    Tami Chandler says:

    I’m thankful for a new GRAND BABY one the way!

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    Chelsea says:

    I am thankful for the variety of delicious and healthy foods we enjoy every day.

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    Bailey C says:

    Thankful for my family!

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    Alisa says:

    Thankful that tomorrow I will be helping my parents move 100 miles closer to me (and their grandkids!)

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    Jeanne says:

    I am thankful my husband was able to have Thanksgiving with us this year. He’s had to work the past 4 years and it was so wonderful to have him with us this year!

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    Kristy says:

    I am thankful that I have a year of maternity leave to enjoy with my kids at home. More time for playing and sewing :)

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    Melissa says:

    I am thankful for my dogs!

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    Jill says:

    Thankful for so much yummy food!

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    Kelly P says:

    I am thankful that my littlest man’s hand is healing nicely!

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    Cora Car. says:

    I’m thankful for a job I like even though it’s getting busier and busier.

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    Karen says:

    I am thankful for my family. We may not always get along, but we do appreciate obe another!

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    Becca B. says:

    I’m thankful for my beautiful family.

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    Dena Royal says:

    I’m thankful for your delightful blog which always gives my creativity a helpful little nudge! ;)

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    Elise says:

    I’m thankful that my husband is with me and healthy!

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    Angie says:

    I’m thankful that I got to spend the day cooking with my mom and daughters to feed our family plus my mother-in-law and her brother and nephew that didn’t have the tradition of getting together with family. It was fun to share the food, love and tradition.

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    Tanis says:

    I am so grateful for modern medicine that keeps my daughter healthy!!

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    Ana says:

    I’m very thankful for my kids and for being alive and well!

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    jenaca says:

    I am very thankful for my family, friends, my home, a warm home, and to be a mom!

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    Carrie C says:

    I am so grateful for my wonderful family. Seeing their smiling faces makes all the hard times worth it!

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    Christa says:

    Today I am grateful for quality time with my hubby and kiddos.

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    Janie says:

    Today, I am extra grateful for my family. It’s wonderful to get to see them all and laugh and enjoy each other.

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    Rebecca says:

    I’m grateful for a husband who will get up early for Black Friday deals (gotta save some cash for Christmas!) and let me sleep with the boys!

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    Kim says:

    I am thankful for wonderful friends who become your family when you’re so far away from home.

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    Amanda says:

    I am thankful for my precious baby girl, because when I feel like I have nothing left and no one who cares, God reminds me that I have an amazing gift in her.

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    Kimberly says:

    So greatful to have my dad here for one more Thanksgiving. Every year we lose a little bit more of him.

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    Karyn Nash says:

    Today I am thankful for ping-pong! :) It was a great day.

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    Jenni says:

    Love your patterns, I have a few of them but I think I need them all ;) I am thankful for my family. Thanks for the giveaway.

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    Maggy Wheeland says:

    So thankful for the blessings that is to have my little familly with me. I am from Peru and is hard to be away from my parents and family specially in the holidays, but I am beyond thankful for my husband and my kids that filled my days with joy and love and I am beyond thankful for an awesome God who pour down his blessings on us!

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    Joylyn says:

    I am so thankful for my husband, my parents, my children, my faith, my life, my home, so many things I couldn’t possibly list them all!

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    Bronwyn says:

    With a member of my family very ill, it’s family that I am grateful for – and the realisation that you should appreciate them while you can.

    Best wishes

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    Carina Garcia says:

    Estoy agradecida por tener a mi familia unida!!
    Y por supuesto por haberte encontrado!

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    Jennifer says:

    I’m thankful for my family… especially when it’s bedtime. ;)

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    I am thankful for the awesome talk my mother-in-law and I had today. We have had some rough times in the past, but today we were able to air things out and forgive. It was great:)

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    kari A. says:

    I’m thankful for my Mom – she’s been battling metastatic cancer continuously for the last 5 years. I’m just so thankful she’s still here. Don’t know what I’d do without her!

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    Jenny says:

    I am thankful for a mom who taught me to do so many great things. Sewing is one of those things. She teaches me the basics, and this awesome blog teaches me to fly with those basics!

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    Jennifer h says:

    Thankful for my girls, my husband, and my mother.

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    Lana says:

    I love your blog .. like a lot. and your patterns are awesome! I am thankful for comfortable living!

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    Heather says:

    I am thankful for my family and that my husband got a job this year after being unemployed for three years.

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    Kristin says:

    I am thankful for my cozy, warm bed. Even though I have to share it with my husband and baby!

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    I am thankful for my lovely little babies and for Pinterest.

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    Melissa says:

    I am thankful for technology…as i would not have been able to see my daughter today as she is a exchange student in germany thank goodness for google chat…and i would have not been able to talk to my son if we did not have cell phones…:) very thankful for my wonderful children.

    thanks for an opportunity to win big!!

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    Jennifer E says:

    I am thankful for my newest little one coming sometime in the next 3 weeks.

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    Anna says:

    I’m thankful that my boys are happy, even though they aren’t healthy. And for modern medical technology, because without it they wouldn’t be alive! And for advances in modern medical technology…so that some day we might find a cure!

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    Bethany says:

    Wow, I’m thankful that my husband continues to love me, even though I am sometimes completely irrational because of PPD.

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    Emily says:

    So grateful for my little family and that the carpal tunnel surgery I had last week was successful. :)

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    Michaela says:

    I am thankful for my husband and children. They fill my heart with so much love

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    Grietjie says:

    I am deeply and humbly thankful for my husband and our children who fill my days with joy unspeakable. They are a blessing and I love them each oh, so much.

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    Birgit says:

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! I´m thankful i found your site and this give-away (=
    I´m thankful for my wonderful teen girl, struggling with high functional autism, and how great she is and how wonderful she works out a solution for all her difficulties! She is a really smart and sweet girl!
    I´m thankful for my brave 10 year old boy, who does his best to lighten up my day – every day! He has no male role model, because I´m a single mom and their father neglects them. But he learns a lot from watching his grandfather, my great dad!
    I´m thankful for a lot of things and i pray everything will turn out fine and my kids will be happy and have a great live when they are grown up!

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    I’m grateful for family who loves to play with my 1 year old son so I can watch a movie all the way through without getting up!

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    Leigh Anne says:

    Thankful for my beautiful family and Jesus! :) Such a sweet post about being thankful…..I feel truly appreciated as one of your faithful readers :)

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    Marissa says:

    I am of course thankful for my family…I can’t imagine my life without them.

    Oh…and chocolate. I’m thankful for chocolate. ;)

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    Kristie says:

    I need that little guy tie pattern.
    And what I am grateful for today is a hubby who gets me, kids who are punks(but good punks), and family who loves me.

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    martha says:

    I am grateful for my family and my beliefs. thanks!

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    claudia w says:

    I am thankful that I have the opportunity to come stay with my 90 year old Dad and help him live in his house.I am getting the chance to get to know him not just as a parent and spend time laughing and loving and also being frustrated, because that does come with the territory. It’s all good!

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    Ashley C says:

    What a fun giveaway! I love seeing all the cute projects and your adorable little models showing off your creations! I am thankful for my family who loves me no matter what, friends who are with me through thick and thin, and the ability to craft and create!

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    Debbie says:

    I am thankful that you take the time to share your talents with others. My sis-in-law and I were just talking today about how many times we have both come to your website to help us with our sewing projects. We have both sewed something within the last few weeks using one of your tutorials and we don’t know what we would do without you! Thank you!

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    Savani says:

    Would love to win!!! :)

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    Nono says:

    Wow. Your post came at the right time. I was just sitting in my car, looking at my husband and daughter on their way to kindergarten, and I was thinking how incredibly lucky I am to have them in my life.
    And now I will go tell them that.
    And, of course, thank you for this fun blog and a chance to win ;-)

    Happy thanksgiving!

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    Ellie says:

    Even though I’m not celebrating Thanksgiving today (had ours in October {Canadian}, I’m thankful every day for my beautiful family! I truly love your blog and all the things you do and share!

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    kelsey says:

    I’m so thankful for maternity pants- because honestly, who can live their whole life in shapeless dresses? Thank goodness it’s only 9 months.

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    Marybeth says:

    I’m grateful for my little family and my big family that I wish we lived closer to again. Also that I survived my first year in Colorado, the farthest I’ve lived from my home town.

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    Jessica Baker says:

    I’m thankful for a healthy family:D

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    Carri says:

    So grateful for the generosity we see every day! there is never a shortage and it makes me smile at mankind :)

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    casi wilson says:

    My family!!!

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    Colleen S says:

    I am so thankful for my family. I know, I know. It’s a classic but it’s just so true. I don’t know what I would do without them.

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    Kathy says:

    I am very thankful for getting some extra long sleep this morning from my little one.

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    Joy says:

    so thankfull to be able to spend the day with two of my children and their children! YAY

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    Anna-Karin says:

    I’m thankful for life!
    I love my life :-)

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    Rae R says:

    Thankful for my family.

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    Sarah says:

    I’m thankful for my daughter en son, maybe i’ll never have more than two kids (medical reasons), but i’m so grateful they are two WONDERFUL children who make my life complete!

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    Mummylala says:

    I am thankful or my children, thankful that even though we spent the day in hospital, they are home again and even though they aren’t well I’m glad they are here! I am thankful for doctors! Thankful for my husband and thankful that God blesses us everyday!
    Ps and thankful for bloggers, one day I shall be late to the party and finally write my first blog post, until then I will continue to refresh my RSS feed waiting for inspiration to create beautiful things for my kiddies! :)

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    Jenny Runyan says:

    I am thankful for my family and the safety and health we are blessed with.

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    Marli Batten says:

    I am thankful that my husband (that is a travelling sales man) alway come home safely. I don’t know what I would do without him.

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    dushyle says:

    I am thankful for my family and friends…

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    Sonja says:

    I am thankful for my wonderful husband and our four children. I am also thankful that I can work from home so that I can enjoy my family all throughout the day. I am blessed beyond measure!

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    Erin says:

    Im thankful for my family.

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    Laura says:

    I am thankful for family, friends.

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    Wen says:

    I’m thankful for my little girls, who every day give me a reason to get up and be the best Mummy, wife and human-being I can be … thanks for this great giveaway chance!!

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    Cindy says:

    I am thankful for a healthy and loving family, and our merciful Creator The Most High through whom all tings are possible.

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    Mako says:

    I am thankful for friends who shares good recipes with me.

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    I am thankful for another year with my wonderful husband. After fighting cancer for the second time in his life. He is doing great. I am also so thankful for my daughter.

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    How incredibly generous! This year, I am extremely thankful for my husband’s new job. It is allowing him to spend a lot more time with us, which is especially nice during the Christmas season :)

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    Natalie says:

    I am grateful for perspective! It helps me take everything in stride and avoid a lot of unnecessary stress!

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    Ashlie says:

    I am thankful for my bed! Sleeping in another bed while at Thanksgiving, is killing my back. :) Plus think of people that don’t have a bed…

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    Sarah K. says:

    I’m thankful for my wonderful husband, my two sweet kiddos, and my whole family in the same town for Thanksgiving for the first time in ten years! And for good food…and a warm and cozy home…and friends…and a job I love…I am blessed!

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    Vera says:

    I will be always thankful to God to set my life I have now: having caring family, loving boyfriend, amazing job, tons of friends, three awesome cats and my huge variety of hobbies :) Of course I am grateful for speaking English to be able to read your page from Ukraine!!!! Happy Thanksgiving Day!

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    JESSICA SHELTROWN says:

    I am thankful for my husband who is out working in the cold on our van (which broke down) to fix it so we can go back and be with my family for Thanksgiving tomorrow.

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    Kitty says:

    I am thankful for the ride to work by my husband. ( From Canada, so no holiday today)
    I am thankful they were giving out free bath and body work spray near work too!!

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    Angie Boehm says:

    I love your blog. It is honestly the only one I read regularly! Happy Thanksgiving.

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    Beth says:

    I’m thankful that my daughter slept for 8 hours straight last night!

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    Hilla says:

    I am thankful for my daughter, for winter, for my loved ones health and for the fact that the missles and bombed have stopped and that we can go back to reading blogs and leading normal lives in this part of the world….not that trivial these days. Happy thanks giving to you.

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    cucicucicoo says:

    those are very sweet words! i think part of the reason so many people love to follow you here is because your love for what you do shows through, and it makes such a difference! thank YOU for sharing all you do! :) lisa

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