Monday, November 28, 2011

More Thanksgiving Blessings

I love Thanksgiving!  Yes, we always eat way too much food.  But it's a time when family can come together and simply enjoy one another.  This year Greg and I went to his sister Amy's house.

Amy and Paul, our hosts
I offered to bring the stuffing.  Last year I found the best stuffing recipe so I knew it would be good.  I 'pinned it' on Pinterest so it would be easy to find the recipe in the future.


After saying grace, we all went around the table to share what we were thankful for.  What a blessing that was for each one of us.  God is good!

Greg and I were invited to attend the Arizona State Football Finals on Saturday.  The game was between Desert Vista and Hamilton High School.  My niece Sarah attends Desert Vista and she is in the Color Guard.  They were performing before the big game so we wanted to see her in action on the field.


Sarah in the stands after the performance
It was the best game to attend.  Desert Vista were the underdogs as Hamilton was undefeated all season.  Well, here is the final score.  Desert Vista High School won 45-19!  There was lots of celebrating.


Of course, I had to share the blessings of the little children I get to work with each day.  The school had a special Thanksgiving feast and the parents were the hosts.  Our class of three year olds dressed up as Native Americans as they donned their felt vests and headdress with feathers.  They looked so cute!  They even got to sing a turkey song they'd been practicing.

#238  The blessing of family
#239  Answers to prayer regarding the health of my mother-in-love
#240  Spending time with my nieces and nephew
#241  Plenty of food to eat
#242  Giving thanks to God together as a family
#243  Cheering on Desert Vista High School football team
#244  Watching my niece Sarah perform in the University of Phoenix Stadium
#245  A winning state football title for the underdogs
#246  The blessing of listening to little children sing
#247  Seeing the children's sweet smiles 

I'm linking up with Ann of A Holy Experience as I continue to count my everyday blessings.  It's not too late to join in so I encourage you to start counting.



Blessings and love,

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10 comments:

Melanie said...

Sounds like you had a great Thanksgiving! I make traditional Southern cornbread dressing but your stuffing looks delicious!

Lisa said...

What a wonderful Thanksgiving you had! Everything looked so good! Have a great week!

Nancy said...

We are all so blessed, aren't we? Looks like you were blessed with good food, family time, and fun time as well...I enjoyed reading all a bout your Thanksgiving....

Joan Davis said...

It looks like your Thanksgiving was a wonderful and blessed time! Thanks for sharing and putting a smile on my face!

Janette@Janette's Sage said...

How wonderful...from beginning to end. Did they sing the turkey song I posted from Benjamin? What a wonderful blessing your Thanksgiving was for you and your family...it just screams.."God is faithful"

Cathy said...

What a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend you had!

Stefanie Brown said...

What a lovely Thanksgiving!
Thank you for sharing...
Have a blessed weekend...

BARBIE said...

Sounds like a wonderful Thanksgiving. I love the sound of children singing! Have a blessed week.

Sarah said...

Happy happy Thanksgiving to you my friend!

Oh Debbie, you made me smile today. I am going after the real prize, of being the best momma ever.

Be blessed bunches friend,
Sarah

See Jamie blog said...

A lovely list! I remember doing a Thanksgiving feast for the little ones when I worked at a preschool, and it was always such fun. :)

(Popping over from Ann's "Multitudes")

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