Tuesday, November 1, 2011


Phew! The whirlwind of halloween is over.  I never quite finished those slipcovers.  And you know what?  They're not getting done today either.  I have to work tonight and have given myself permission to laze the day away.

This morning there was quite a frost on the car and as I went out (fully clad in pajamas) to warm it up I found myself grateful.  Very grateful for all the simple things in life.

I am grateful for:

  • A heated home
  • Getting the garbage to the curb before the garbage truck came
  • The HUGE load of dishes Mr. Peculiar did last night
  • Precious children who love to snuggle
  • Coffee ready to go at the push of a button
  • Left over pumpkin chocolate chip cookies
  • Left over pumpkin soup for dinner (aka no cooking before work)
  • Pumpkins carved by my children while I was sewing away
  • Funny not so spidery spider webs hung by the boy
  • Creative costumes put together without Mama's help (oi they are getting so big!)
  • Mama as a red head --- funny


Ella said...

I often recite a 'grateful list' before I go to sleep. All those little things put it all into perspective :)

Anonymous said...

Being without power for ~12 hours left me enormously grateful for those little things, like "light when there is darkness," that I take for granted day to day. A lovely list.

Anonymous said...

Love the costumes ... they look great as does your red hair. Your house looks a lot like mine in Atlanta.

Shalet said...

I am also grateful for all of you! Thank you for taking the time to stop by and to comment!