Rainwater The Prudent Homemaker

Yesterday, I was thankful that we received some much-needed rain to our valley.

What are you thankful for today?

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  1. Lovely photo! I am thankful that I was able to hear Artist/architect Maya Lin talk about her work, the environment, and our responsibility in stewardship. She is wise and inspiring!

  2. I am thankful for the small town feel where I live. The town has greatly expanded over the decades and we now have many chain stores and restaurants in the area hut the downtown area has independent, small business owner stores and every month we have “Third Thursday” with different groups setting up booths and multiple food trucks serving up very tasty food. There is also a town wide food drive this month to help out senior citizens and school children.

  3. I am thankful for my oldest son who was born on my birthday 37 years ago, today. He is a terrific son, husband, dad and soldier. He works hard for his family,has been terrific through their journey of losses of babies and is now a dad to 3 year old triplets! It has been a joy to see him now as a parent, doing such a tremendous job though some very trying years!

  4. I am thankful for the wonderful smell of cinnamon rolls my husband made while I was raking leaves in the yard yesterday.

  5. I am thankful for the Internet. It has made searching for a rental for much easier than driving all around town with children.

  6. I’m thankful for the friendly technician who gave me a mammogram today. Because breast cancer runs in my family I have them regularly. She was fun and chatty and quickly put me at ease.

  7. Nov. 20–I am thankful for the pre-Thanksgiving sales that enabled me to stockpile so much good food at killer prices! I grew up in a home where money was super-tight and we never had extra food in the house. A full pantry and full freezer adds to my feeling of security.

  8. I am thankful that I found a great sale on avocados – They were $1.00 for a bag of five in the ugly produce section of our store. I also got 3 lemons for $1.00. Huge batches of guacamole for the freezer here I come.

  9. I’m thankful my friend of 15 years is no longer suffering from the wretched brain cancer she was diagnosed with this year. I will miss her terribly though. She was such a wonderful friend and sister in Christ.

  10. I am grateful that I had the time to try making ground beef Stroganoff, a new recipe for me. I enjoyed a hot meal, and have leftovers to heat up now for several days.

  11. The wind is howling. So, today I’m thankful for electricity. We’ve lost it once this evening and it’s been flickering off and on for awhile. But, while it’s still on, I am very grateful!

  12. Thankful that I have insurance that covered flu shots and shingles shots for me and my husband, all for free. (Plus got 4 coupons for 10% off future grocery store trips. Will be helpful for Christmas cooking supplies.

  13. Today I realized just how blessed I am to be surrounded by laughter. We have not had much to laugh about for a few years, yet the laughter still flows. It just sometimes sneaks through and reminds me that all will be OK. I am thankful for the gift of laughter.

  14. I am thankful for the lovely memories of many happy Thanksgivings with my family. Not everyone will have a happy holiday gathering because of some family issues, but we, so far, have had good ones every year. What a blessing.

  15. I am thankful to be part of a wonderful book club that inspires and creates a great community. It’s a special group of friends and I like that I can get the books from my library usually as an ebook.

  16. I also am thankful for the rain we have been receiving here in Maryland. We were having a bit of a drought this past year, but now the ponds seem to be coming up to the right height.

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