Monday, April 18, 2011

Counting Gifts 356-383

Every Monday I will be linking up with A Holy Experience to share my gifts for the week. To learn more about the book that inspired me to start counting my blessings, click here.

356. Putting on a $5.00 outfit and feeling great in it
357. Hearing a great sermon by a visiting Pastor
358. Master's Sunday...relaxing on the sofa enjoying watching my favorite golf tourney
359. Warm chocolate chip cookies
360. The sweetest couple that opens their home to our "home group" from church every week
361. Learning from a very special and wise woman every time I am blessed with her presence in our home group
362. Surprising Haley on Monday morning with a trip to the Arboretum and not school

363. Delightful, wonderful....I could go on and with my sweet kids enjoying a beautiful spring day at the Arboretum
364. Orange sherbet cones with Haley while Harrison took the longest nap
365. Pruning rose bushes with Haley and her filling glasses with water and roses
366. Morning workout and day spent running errands
367. Most perfect weather ever, blue skies, no wind, just wonderful
368. Teaching the kids about gratitude on the way to school
369. Popsicles at the park with sweet friends
370. Holding the yummiest 4 month old baby boy
371. Smell of burgers cooking on the grill
372. Enjoying the weather and eating dinner on the patio with paper plates
373. Matt getting called back to work but taking a few minutes to play catch with Haley before he goes
374. Potty training is finally over, mission accomplished, hallelujah
375. NEW CAMERA! Wow...what a difference...look at these pics compared to earlier in the week! (I guess I better start wiping the kids faces before I start snapping, ha ha!)

376. Box on our front porch from my sweet in-laws in Ohio filled with wonderful spring shoes and clothes. Here's Harrison sporting his new shirt and shoes:

378. Breakfast at Panera with my favorite little man
379. More thrift store finds
380. Haley's teacher sending a much harder book home and Haley reading it so well
381. Matt enjoying playing with our thrift store legos as much as Harrison

382. Singing Chris Tomlin's Indescribable in the car at the top of my lungs
383. The most amazing Woman's retreat!!! Too many gifts to count on this life-changing weekend! (Come back tomorrow for more about it!)


  1. Your kids are really beautiful and your list is full of so many fun moments with the kids that they will always remember.
    Have a wonderful week.

  2. Marianne, thanks for your kind words and encouragement! Have a great week, too!


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