November 27, 2013

Everyone Else is Doing it (Insta-Gratitude Week 47)

We have made it to the week each year where Facebook lights up with people's gratitude.  Doesn't make me mad, more power to you.  But it does make me secretly smile to myself and be extra grateful that I have made it part of my daily routine to take a minute and be grateful for something.  I don't always have some big glorious picture, but it's the day to day things that make me happy and make me who I am.  

Here is a review of my little happiness moments this week:

Lazy weekend snuggling with this little girl.  She was so cuddly and precious all week.

Our first trip to Times Square since we've moved.  It's not my favorite place in the world, but everyone needs to experience it once, so we brought Justin's uncle.

Junior's Cheesecake (yes that is a Maxim underneath my dessert).  We brought a slice home to enjoy the next day after our Times Square adventure.  It was amazing.

We had the most beautiful sunset on Saturday driving back from our shopping adventure.  Pictures never really capture it well but it was a beautiful one.

Our new neighborhood diner.  That French Toast is my new obsession.  See you Sunday :)

Already flew to Minneapolis for work.  It was a nice quiet flight with little excitement, followed by a productive few days in the office and a few quiet nights with family.

And these two, my sisters (in-law) who I love dearly.  We got together with the kids and made Christmas crafts and just caught up.  Even though I've barely been gone two weeks, it was nice to get a refill of sister time.

I'm heading to the airport shortly on the busiest travel day of the year with a winter storm creating chaos all over the east coast.  Wish me luck.  Happy Thanksgiving.


  1. I love these pictures! Definitely great little things to be thankful for!

  2. a good diner is a great reason to be thankful I wish we had one!!!

  3. awww your pup!! so cute.

    happy thanksgiving!!

    Vodka and Soda

  4. I feel the same day re: 30 days of gratitude vs. my daily gratitude!

    Hope your travels went well!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  5. French toast... cheesecake... SO MANY YUMMIES IN THIS POST!!!!!

  6. Junior's Cheesecake is the best! I don't like cheesecake but I make an exception for it every Christmas - my FIL is from Brooklyn so he always orders one (or two!). Do you live close to Giants Stadium? If so and you know of some things to do, send them my way...


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