Thursday, November 24, 2011

I'm Thankful 4....


Among so many things, these in particular...

~   my parents, who would have celebrated 49 years of Holy Matrimony this day (Dad passed away five years ago this fall).  Even though my father is gone, their marriage is still a model marriage for my siblings and I.



~ For my daughters who love to cook and bake.  It made preparing our family dinner that much easier for me:)


(Sally made the apple pie all on her own!  Ester and Mabel shared in preparing the pumpkin pie with a little help from Mom.)

~ For  brave little boys.


(The day before, he came up to the garage and informed David that he was ready to take off his training wheels.  Sure enough!)

~ For Baby Joy!  God willing, just 9 weeks from today we will meet him or her :)

~ For keeping this idea from Family Fun (years ago) and watching the kids have fun with it this morning.




(I used  fall- colored scrapbook sheets to cut out a bunch of number fours.  Then we wrote what we were thankful for on the back and tied them to the light fixture.)


Enjoy the rest of your holiday weekend!

~  Patty  ~

5 comments:

  1. We're just finishing up the dishes...I'm "resting" and letting the others finish up. Looks like Stan got the hang of no training wheels pretty quickly - amazing what kids can do when they make up their minds! Enjoy the rest of your Thanksgiving break! :-)

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  2. Your girls did an amazing job on the pies! Guess Stan knew the time was right!

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  3. Your thankful 4's are such a cute idea over your beautiful centerpiece:) What a blessing you have in your parents' loving example. Bless your Mama who journey's forward on this earth until they meet again. Wow, Stan looks like such a big boy on that bike...Looks like he has grown! If we lived closer, I'd hire your girls for those pies. They look divine!

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  4. Patty, the picture of your mom and dad just exudes joy !!! happy blessed thanksgiving. God bless little Joy !!

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