Sunday, September 25, 2011

526 - 550 . . . 1,000 Gifts

526. children playing well together
527. Nine year birthdays
528. good movies
529. the smells of Fall
530. laughter
531. a hug from my kiddos - just because
532. organization
533. kids in jammies
534. hair appointments
535. favorite jammies
536. snoring dogs
537. watching my boys bug hunt
538. chatting as a family at the dinner table
539. health
540. photos
541. reflection
542. audiobooks ~~~ listening when I cannot sit and read
543. family togetherness
544. tender moments
545. obedience
546. smiles
547. contentment
558. coffee is a yummy blessing
549. awesome family
550. time with my hubs

Thursday, September 22, 2011

500 - 525 of a THOUSAND GIFTS

Woo Hoo . . . I am ready for the second half of 1,000 gifts . . .

501. new handbag styles
502. sound Biblical principals
503. cozy blankets on cool nights
504. audio books
505. ipods -  music, Christian teaching ~ at the touch of a finger!
506. soup
507. calm, relaxing days
508. fresh air
509. relaxing moments on the deck
510. the children doing their homework without complaints is such a blessing to me
511. a nice cold refreshing water when your mouth is parched
512. hearing my husband's voice
513. marriage
514. lovely Christian blogs to read
515. celebrating your kiddos birthday
516. imagination
517. cat naps
518. wordless looks . . . and you just KNOW what the other is thinking
519. a kind word
520. a peaceful state of mind
521. warm bubble baths
522. freshly ground coffee
523. little reminders of what Scripture tells us
524. helpers ~ and in a large family they are really important
525. global friends . . .

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

476 - 500

Making a bit of progress . . . Still much to do BEFORE the year's end.

476. puppy kisses when I am sad
477. sweet sympathy cards for Kamie
478. sweet phone calls
479. tears
480. puffs tissues - they are oh so soft
481. that third cup of coffee - sometimes you just have to
482. freshly bathed furry babies
483. mini wheats
484. quick naps
485. a house cleaner = awesome chick!
486. a clean house
487. laundry basket empty
488. eager employees
489. new software
490. magnification glasses
491. hearing I Love You from my hubs of almost 29 years
492. sweet kisses from my boys
493. hugs and cheek kisses from my daughter
494. knowing my children are all home safe
495. security cameras
496. night lights - to light the way through a dark house
497. Scripture
498. Biblical writers
499. reminiscing
500. giggles

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

431 - 475 of a THOUSAND Gifts

Wow . . . if I am to complete all 1000 gifts, I better get moving!

431. joy
432. our new veternarian
433. lil' Beckett
434. good friends
435. seasons
436. fresh laundry
437. good movies
438. a clean house
439. memories
440. the promise of Eternal Life
441. snuggly soft jammies
442. a happy guinea pig
443. happy children
444. a comfortable home
445. our furry babies
446. a clean car
447. great employees
448. soup
449. crazy times
450. fun
451. take out
452. new pillows
453. a good days work
454. sleep # 55
455. beautiful, sweet memories
456. birds singing
457. my children's fascination with bugs
458. praying mantis
459. car wash
460. festivals
461. diet pepsi
462. coffee
463. air conditioning
464. cell phones
465. a sister that makes yummy birthday cakes
466. flowers
467. ice cream
468. cameras
469. books
470. computers
471. manicures
472. new shoes
473. candles
474. babies
475. clocks