Ray The Prudent Homemaker

I’m thankful that my eldest son has the chance to spend some time taking care of his grandpa for a couple of days.


What are you thankful for today?

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  1. I am thankful for the internet. It provides me with a means to earn a living at home, allows me to easily stay in touch with family, and enables me to connect with like minded people near and far.

  2. I am thankful for the wonderful staff who work with my daughter this year at school. She is still having difficulties, but they are committed to helping her in a positive way. Despite having issues, she is doing much better in this school environment than last year. We are so grateful for everything the staff are doing to help DD be successful.

  3. I am thankful for the snow and that we all made it back safely on rather treacherous roads. We all practice driving safely and keeping our owned, but older, vehicles road worthy. God is good!

  4. You take such great portraits. You always seem to capture your subjects’ personalities.
    Today I am thankful for a full pantry.

  5. I am thankful I was able to spend half the day with my 92-year-old mother yesterday, helping her sign books and wrapping them as Christmas gifts for our extended family. We also had lunch together.

  6. What a wonderful, happy smile he has!
    I am thankful for all those people who worked to make the last election happen. (Billions and billions of hours, paid and unpaid!).
    I am thankful for those elected (and their families and staffs) who are both people of good moral character and integrity, and thoughtful and able leaders.

  7. Thankful for our Parent Weekend to see my oldest. Having my whole family together for dinner again made my heart overflow!

  8. I’m grateful that Dillons (our Kroger store) is having a 99 cent deal of cheese today. We were just getting low….great timing!

  9. I am thankful that there are visiting physicians and nurse practitioners in our area who accept Medicare so my very elderly mother won’t have to venture out of the house for primary care this winter. And knowing skilled medical help is just a phone call away is so reassuring.

  10. What a lovely photo! Thank you for sharing!

    I am grateful for sunshine today – the weather has been so gray and dreary this fall. It’s cold, so I will stay inside, but the sunshine is so much appreciated!


  11. I am thankful for my three good friends. Even though I don’t see them as often as I would like, talking to them always brightens my day, and I am so glad they are in my life.

  12. Today I am thankful that my BFF’s 85-y-o sister has been accepted for a brand new cottage in a senior facility 3 minutes away from my friend, who is her only relative and helps take care of her. She is moving next weekend. Sis is in Hospice. I’m glad her last days will be close to family in a beautiful new home where heat is included in the rent!

  13. I’m thankful for the sale that let me stock up a bit today and gave me two 15 pound turkeys for the price of one. Everything is in the pantry and freezer and will come in handy these next few months which will be tight for my family. I don’t mean to sound braggy or self righteous but I’m thankful that I had $10 in my pocket to share with a man yesterday who did not have $4 to purchase a prescription that he needed. It was late & the Charities that could help him were closed . I was glad I could do this for him and give him a little extra to catch the bus to the store and back. His sincerity and gratitude made me feel so good.

  14. Thankful for a furnace that works and the money to keep the heat up today when I am not feeling well and feel cold even under a blanket.

  15. Love that your son is able to care for his grandfather! I fondly remember “grandma-sitting” for a week while my mom took my grandpa on a trip. We had some great conversations. She’s been gone for 12 years but I miss her dearly, every day.

  16. I am thankful for family. Today is our eldest granddaughter’s 20th. birthday. i am thankful for the wonderful young woman she is and that we got to talk with her for a few minutes by phone.

  17. Aw…cute pic of grandpa and I love his tie! I am grateful that my 94 year old dad will be here for Thanksgiving. I am also thankful that he survived WWII in the Pacific. I don’t think I would be here writing this if he hadn’t:).

  18. Brandy, what a lovely picture! He looks very happy and I am sure your son is having a memorable time together with him. This is your husband’s father then, correct? He lost his wife about 5 years ago now, if I remember right.

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