Sunday, November 22, 2015


* Countdown to Thanksgiving *
Speaking of thankfulness, I was very thankful to have the day off today...and my sweet Vern allowed me to sleep realllllyyyyyy late! (after his one-quick-go-outside-come-back-in-trip at 6:00am)
Then I spent a mostly lazy afternoon and evening, watching some football on TV, did a couple of loads of laundry and folded towels that were still in a basket from ___ days ago! (How grateful I am to have those clothes and towels, and electricity to clean/dry them.)
I also got a few groceries (of which I'm so appreciative)... lunch type snacks to take to work, and a small pork roast, red potatoes, and frozen corn and peas. My supper will be all ready for me when I get home from work tomorrow...because it will cook in the crockpot most of the day. Yum! I can hardly wait to get back home tomorrow!  J
And speaking of food, combined with my countdown to Thanksgiving.....below is one of my newest sets of Salt & Pepper shakers which I purchased at a nearby Kirkland's.

A turkey in a roaster

Take the turkey out of the roaster,
 and voila' ...
the turkey is the Pepper
and the roaster is the Salt!
These are almost as small as they look. Each piece is about 2-1/2" wide. I think they're just so cute! (The least expensive items always bring me joy.)

Oh, I almost forgot to mention that one of my favorite "weather events" happened yesterday....snow flurries! It was so pretty coming down and obviously didn't stick since our weather has been fairly warm.

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” — Cynthia Ozick


  1. How nice Becky. I like that you can extract joy from the little things. Have a very happy Thanksgiving.

  2. The little things are big in my world too.
    And how I wish our cats would allow me to sleep in...

  3. Glad you got a long sleep before the holidays arrive!!! As for me I am thankful to have met you on page and in person once. Happy Thanksgiving!


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