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Ok ok so I know! I have been really bad with posting my Days of Thanks! It just seems like I haven’t even sat down to breath the last few weeks! And unfortunately because of the holiday season I am not sure that is going to change anytime soon!

Day 15

I am thankful that Shane is back home. He was out in the field for about 3 1/2 weeks so it is nice to have him home!

Day 16

I am thankful for being able to take my kids outside! The weather has been beautiful here and I am loving it! Its been right around 78 everyday! I cant ask for more perfect weather!

Day 17

I am thankful for being able to have Turkey Day lunch with my little boy! The preschool classes sang several songs and then we all go to enjoy a wonderful lunch with our kids! It was great!

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I am thankful for the ability to coupon! I have really been able to save some money by shopping strategically and with coupons. For example this last week I was able to save $50 on our groceries. I am still learning but I am slowly getting better!

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Ok so I haven’t done my “Days of Thanks” posts for the past few days. That’s only because I have been spending the time with my kids. So for both Day 12 & 13 I am thankful for my wonderful kids and being able to spend time with them! I am thankful for remembering to appreciate the time that I do get with them and to not get to overwhelmed with house work and thinking about all the things I should be doing and concentrating on spending time with them!

Hope you all had a great weekend and a wonderful week!

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Its Veterans Day so it would only be appropriate to be thankful for this man

and this man

and this man

and all the other men and women who have served our country. Thank you to all the men in my like who have put on the uniform and served our country proudly! I love you all! (Apparently I do not have any pictures of Shane in uniform! I guess I will have to work on that before the next Veterans Day)

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Day 9

I am thankful for my new food saver! I have been debating over getting one of these for several months but I fanially broke down and when to buy one! Only because I had a 20% off coupon for Bed Bath and Beyond! Now I can freeze all my pumpkin and can be sure that it will last until next year. I have never been so excited about getting to use a kitchen appliance! I can’t wait to see how much money I can save us by batch cooking and having meals saved in the freezer,

Day 10

Friends who hand down clothes to my kids! It is really a life saver sometimes! Like today when it was so cold and I have not bought winter clothes cause its been like 80 degrees here until today!

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I am thankful for PB&J for dinner. It is great when I ask Landen what he wants for dinner and his response is “Peanut Butter & Jelly please”! Especially when I am just feeling exhausted!

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I am thankful for days that Landen goes to school! I love my son but when I really REALLY need to go to the store, it makes it so SO much easier when he is at school! I can get my shopping done in HALF the time! I really need a way to bottle ALL OF his energy! I love him but I am counting the minuets until bedtime! It may be because I have been up with him since 4:30 this morning! I know enjoy this time because I will miss it one day! And I do, I try to enjoy every moment with him, but sometimes for my own sanity I need a break! And today is one of those days! Thankfully tomorrow is a school day! and I will have a whole new prospective when I pick him up tomorrow!

How can you NOT love this face!

Plus when he tells me “Mom you are my best friend!” It makes it all go away!

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