July 21, 2015

A {Lil} Bit of Thanks

Life can be messy. Things big and small happen and all of a sudden it seems to be one thing after another and then we're all down the dark rabbit hole. I have some friends experiencing the snowball effect and it breaks my heart [prayers and love to y'all, you know who you are < 3].  My life might not be 'all roses' but right now things are pretty even keel. So, today I'm taking a moment to give thanks for the little things in life that make me happy.
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Just a lil bit of thanks for... 

My foam roller. If I can't get a daily massage, this lil contraption is the next best thing. #hurtsogood.

Soft warm socks on my feetsies when I sleep.

Tents. Coolers. Ice. I would have melted on the turf playing soccer during a heat advisory this weekend without those three beautiful wonderful inventions. #dontbeuncool

Relaxing music on YouTube. Sometimes you need a lil zen at work.

Yummy scented perfumes that make me feel fresh and clean.

Fun pink leopard sun shades. Daddy bought them for me last year and Sassy looks so fierce while keeping cool.

Summer.

My body and all it allows me to do at my age. #gettingoldisntfunbutatleastimstillmoving

Make up wipes. When the heat melts the makeup off my face I'm always glad to have wipes to clean up quickly.

An active younger sister that makes soccer in the heat fun.

New friends from sports. I had a blast playing with a new team this weekend and am glad I said YES when asked.

Bed Buddy warming packs. My tired shoulders love this warming device.

What are your lil bits of thanks, today?

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26 comments:

Rachael A said...

Make up wipes are always for the win - especially in the summer!!

Just turned off my radio and I'm listening to the zen music at work now - it's perfect!

Pamela {Sequins and Sea Breezes} said...

All super good things to be thankful for! It's nice to sit back and reflect on the little things you're thankful for every once in awhile!

<3, Pamela
Sequins & Sea Breezes

BLovedBoston said...

It's so important to be thankful for the little things in life - I could use a foam roller or two right now lol! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

Elle Sees said...

such a great outlook to have--there's always something to be thankful for, especially the small things. they add up and make a big difference! here are some hugs and hopes that things get better soon!

Amanda {Kids and Cabernet} said...

It's the little things right? And yes to makeup wipes!! Best invention.

Kelly Mock said...

Great list! And I definitely agree with the makeup wipes!

Cory (playdates and prescriptions) said...

First off, that picture is gorgeous! And i love this post. It's so easy to get caught up in the day to day of wanting things..etc. But I try to keep things in perspective every so often. I am certainly thankful for air conditioning and ice (for cold water) on these hot days. We take both for granted but some people don't have either.

Christina said...

So important to give thanks and recognize the good when times get tough. I love this picture. Breathtaking!

Thanks for linking up with Tuesday Talk! Happy to have you join us!

christina @ the new mrs said...

The little things are always always my favorite!

Jen said...

Oh how I love my foam roller! It's a life saver!

Courtney B said...

Awe, I love this sweet post! You always have such a thankful heart and I love it!
I think we all know how thankful you are for your body by how you take care of it. There's no wonder how you are still able to do so much with it by how you eat, workout, etc. I've been in awe with how much more my body is able to handle this pregnancy and how much less achy I am than with Mia, and I came to the conclusion yesterday that it's because I was in better shape when I got pregnant this time around than with Mia, and I've been working harder this time around (although I did do a good job working out with Mia's pregnancy as well) to keep working out. It's amazing how our bodies do what they need to do when we fuel them and keep building them- it's what they were made for!

Wow- what a spill, ha ha! This was just totally on my mind yesterday!

Brianne said...

It's always good to sit back & reflect on everything going right in your life every now & then. Especially when things seem to be going less than stellar. I hope that things turn around for your friends soon.

Rebecca Jo said...

You should come link up with me on Thankful Thursdays for a weekly reminder of all the good in your life :)

Illegally Blonde said...

Friends like you, roof over my head, and my sweet baby girl

courtney jones said...

Soft warm socks and make up wipes! Nothing better than coming in from a long day and taking off your make up and putting on comfy clothes especially in the heat of summer!
I am thankful for friends, my health at the moment and disney films (predictable yes)

alyssa said...

It's not easy, but it's great to check in once in a while and take stock of all the things that make us happy in light of all the dark clouds. Big thumbs up for foam rollers and makeup wipes for me too!

Kristen @ See You In A Porridge said...

love this idea, darl. you have lots to be thankful for. i honestly don't know where i would be without makeup wipes - seriously, use them every day haha.

Sarah said...

Such a great post/reminder to be thankful for the little things. I'm thankful for the care my kids get while I'm at work all day.And that she sends me pictures/videos throughout the day.

Amanda Elizabeth - Meet @ the Barre said...

My health. That is what I pray and thank for every single day, because in the end does anything else really matter? :-) Such a good reminder girl!

Erin LFF said...

Foam rollers forever! Mine has saved me, seriously! I love to listen to the Pandora station "relaxation" in the evenings as I wind down... so nice! :)

Michelle said...

I am all over this post. Thankful Fridays are my days on the blog to give thanks!Everyday is a day though. When you get older, you don't want to take anything for granted. Fuzzy soft socks, a thankful item for me too, especially in the winter. So much goodness here. Glad you shared on our Tuesday Talk link-up Pinky.

Jess said...

Great things to be thankful for, especially make up wipes. Ha ha! I'm thankful for friends who make life away from family more homey, doctors who keep me and my children happy and healthy, a husband who makes me laugh through the tears and always know how to life me up, and s'mores!

Emily said...

I need to know more about this foam roller?! Sounds pretty amazing! All of these things are well worth being thankful for.

Jessica said...

Trying hard to be thankful for the little things more and more lately, since life does have a habit of throwing curveballs once in a while. I think an attitude of thankfulness is one of the most important things a person can cultivate in life, and I definitely want my children to have that trait!

Laura Marie Keenan said...

What an uplifting post! And yes, how is possible my body is starting to feel old and I am not yet 30?! My hips crack...it's ridiculous!

Robin said...

I am thankful for puppy nuzzles and hugs from my husband.