Friday, March 25, 2011

gratitude!

since last friday i joined in the bloggers day of silence and didn't post a gratitude post, i have two full weeks worth of thankfulness to share!  good thing too, because after the frustrations of job searching {with no luck} and our ever-growing mountain of bills, i could use the power of a grateful heart.  

here's what i'm thankful for:
* all of the great meet-ups i've had with new friends, old friends, and three
gorgeous blogger ladies, brandi, lillian, & elie.
* the daffodils the mister brought home {they're my favorite!}.
* having an entire weekend to myself last weekend.
* fun plans on the horizon.
* rolled oats.
* a cuddly kitty in the mornings.
* seeing some old friends from out of town and hearing them perform again
{it was just like old times}!
* orange juice.
* a really really good night's sleep.
* the rain {i'm ready for non-stop sunshine, but this week, i really appreciated the raindrops on our windows}.
* great friends {i sort of already mentioned this, but i have to say it again. i love the people in my life!}.
* all of your well-wishes, advice, encouragement, & empathy as we struggle to find jobs
{it really does mean a lot to have all of your support}.
* finding this amazing quote by ayn rand, which was exactly what i needed to read this week:



what are you thankful for?

28 comments:

  1. I love a cuddly kitty in the morning as well. Our cat comes jumping into be in the morning all happy and cuddly, just a great way to start your day:)
    Have a nice weekend!

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  2. I'm so thankful for my sweet dog Jelly as bizarre as that is. This post made me smile :)

    Come by and enter my giveaway for a See by Chloe tote bag if you like!

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  3. what an amazing blog...
    if you want we could follow each other..let me know...
    xoxo2befab

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  4. I adore your positivity Kim. You really an inspiration. I can tell you this like everyday~~~~~.

    I'm thankful for knowing people like you, who keeps on inspiring people all over the world. Keep it coming lady!!!

    YOu have a great weekend ok!

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  5. I'm thankful for the fact that we're not going to have another snow storm this year. I'm thankful for my sprouts and shoots, and always for my gorgeous daughters. :)

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  6. Kitty cuddles always make my day better.

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  7. I am thankful that my dog doesn't behave like my parents' dog, lol.

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  8. oh, great list! I am so happy that you have some many amazing people in your life.
    I am grateful that it's friday, that I found my favorite loafers, had a playdate with a good friend of mine that was soooooo fun and that I feel a sense of lightness in my spirit today. Happy weekend.

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  9. i am thankful for having met you too!!! have a great weekend my dear!!!

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  10. What a great quote! Hang in there and good luck finding a job! I hope this long wait will be worth it and you find the best possible job for you at this moment. Have a lovely weekend!

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  11. I just discovered steel-cut oats (I love oatmeal) which I am so very grateful for!

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  12. Thinking of you in your job search, Kim! I am also grateful for daffodils. $5 bought me a 20-stem bunch, so now there are daffodils in every room of the house...the living room has three bouquets alone! They are such a happy, cheerful flower and one of my favorites, too. Have a wonderful weekend, my friend.

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  13. I'm grateful for daffodils too. We've got loads of them coming up in the garden!

    Other things I'm grateful for this week: happy mail from friends {including your cheesy LOST joke!}, going out for lunch with my dad, seeing Sawyer's grin as he learned how to pedal his bike all by himself, spring break sleep-ins, and a bit of blue sky!

    Really hope your job-search yields something fabulous soon, Kim. Fingers crossed!

    Have a lovely weekend!

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  14. Did he get the daffodils at Trader Joes? I am posting about mine on Monday and I REALLY think you'll love the post. It's daffodil crazy!

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  15. This is such a sweet post- I love your positivity and outlook. And that quote is very good - I'd like to put it up somewhere.

    I'm thankful for Fridays, gardening, reading and the rain, because CA needs it :) Very much enjoying peeking around your blog!

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  16. I'm thankful for the ability to dream, money to buy food, a nice clean bed, good books, and I second that alone time. Sometimes that is so nice!

    I'm putting good vibes out there for your job search!! Anyone would be lucky to have your talents!

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  17. I love daffodils! :). My love and I stopped on the side of the road a couple weekends ago and picked some for our window in the kitchen. So cheerful!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  18. amazing quote. :)

    im grateful for:
    -working windshield wipers
    -good talks w/the mister
    -wine
    -having a big and crazy family
    -a weekend of pure nothingness ahead
    -finally having a boss that i truly look up too

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  19. this is such a great one kimbirdy.

    i'm grateful that:
    -my best friend got out of his toxic job and immediately got a new offer this week.
    -that the chef finally took possession of his restaurant after about 7 months of jumping through hoops and over a year of looking. yay!
    -i was spared from a bad business deal
    -that i can hear my cat snoring behind me as i type :)

    have a great weekend!
    carrie

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  20. I'm grateful that my children are healthy and wonderful,
    also ditto regarding husband, grateful I started blogging and met so many of you incredibly wonderful people, grateful summer is approaching.
    Grateful you posted this :)
    A xx

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  21. Love daffodils too, but I guess tulips are my favourite spring flower! :)
    xo

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  22. i love all of your things. and love that quote....and ayn rand.

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  23. What a great quote! Just what I needed to hear (read) as well! Thank you!!
    xox

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  24. love that quote! hope you are having a great weekend, lady :)

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  25. Wonderful quote!! And cuddly kitties are the best :)
    You will find a job in no time, you are smart and adorable, any employer would be lucky to have you!

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  26. I'm so grateful for you! You're one of my most favorite people! xoxo Can't wait for our shoot this week!

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  27. I am so grateful that I got to spent time with you and Lillian last week, and that I had a nice week off from school. I have tons to accomplish over the next few weeks though, so fingers crossed. There are new exciting opportunities coming my way! And we need another day together ASAP.

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  28. What a beautiful, inspiring quote that is. Thank you for sharing (that totally made my Monday!).

    And wonderful things to be thankful for. Surprise daffodils from the mister = swoon worthy :)

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