gratitude, part I

with thanksgiving approaching in just a few short days, i thought it might be fun to put together a few things i’m thankful for.
here is a random list of little things i’m thankful for today:

christmas trees
colorful leaves
potbelly’s oatmeal chocolate chip cookies
cinnamon rolls
the earth
orange juice
car seat heaters
the color yellow
a fenced in dog park for kingsley
hardwood floors
the nutcracker ballet
crisp new bed sheets
eleanor’s two little teeth
what random little things are you thankful for?
happy thanksgiving!
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  1. and for bundling up & warm covers!

  2. Such a fun list to be thankful for :)

  3. love this post…so sweet!

  4. Jacob

    What a great idea & list.

    I am thankful for:
    My loving grandmother
    Vintage clothing stores
    Chai tea
    Cider candles
    The hummer
    My warm, brick home
    and my best friend.

    Have a super Thanksgiving!!

  5. Sweet!! Love ur blog. Makes me smile.
    Thankful for e morning sun. :)

  6. great things to be thankful for:) happy thanksgiving to your family!

  7. i've been (trying) to do a daily thankful post! i haven't posted for a while so you reminded me to. thanks ! XO

  8. no more morning sickness, my baby – the size of an avocado – moving in my belly, talking & laughing with my brother in my dreams (lost this past august)& my son saying to me "i love you mom" just out of the blue. xx

  9. a.m.

    absolutely love the post!
    i scribble a little grateful for sunday post every week and it's usually random little things that got me through the week!
    happy thanksgiving!

  10. Caitlin

    I love reading your lists!

    I'm thankful for:
    holding hands
    long walks
    my cats

  11. Shannon

    I'm thankful for my computer, which allows me to connect with my friends and family far away.

  12. April

    I'm thankful I'm not hurt and that I'm getting my car back a week early after having been in an accident before Halloween. I'm also thankful I've been able to keep it a secret from my overly worrisome family.

    I hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  13. Christmas music
    Central heating
    Online shopping
    Family get-togethers
    A new home

  14. very sweet little list!

    a few of my own:
    morning snuggles
    good friends
    burts bees chapstick
    fresh sheets
    creating art

  15. Apple

    Great list :)

    I am thankful for my momma, cranberry juice, having a job, my lap top, and red lipstick.

  16. I love your thankful list! I'm thankful for fun blogs to read, homemade eggnog, comfy sweaters, my awesome family, and cute doggies!
    Happy Thanksgiving!

  17. I love this list! So sweet!

    I'm thankful for a short work week, alone time, coffee, and sunshine!

  18. Lynette

    Right now, I'm thankful for my mom.

  19. So many things to be thankful for! Love this post!
    To name a few: family, friends, the beach, french toast, laughter…the list is endless!


  20. i love that photo! i'm thankful for my fiance and baby-to-be (now the size of a large cantaloupe). happy thanksgiving! :-)

  21. Emily

    Great list! I miss potbelly! I recently found a piano transcription for the Nutcracker- it's 171 pages of goodness!! Today I am thankful my husband made it home safe last night.

  22. jess

    thankful for my future husband- because without him, everything else just seems less lovely.

  23. i love the nutcracker ballet too <3

  24. Elino C.

    i love your lists, they're always so much fun to read!
    i am thankful for too many things & i'd hate to take up all this space here. i'm also thankful for your blog heheh.

  25. these are all so beautiful. definitely thankful for kisses!
    xo TJ

  26. Devin

    I'm thankful for little movie dates with my boyfriend

  27. ezrazoe

    my yummy kids — see em here:

  28. Alivia

    I am thankful for glorious blogs like yours, Naomi. This list is perfection.

  29. Tish

    I'm thankful for creative blogs such as yours. Makes my eyeballs dance!

  30. Nice list! I'm thankful for my amazing husband, family, and friends :)

  31. Even though were I live we don't celebrate Thanksgiving I love the idea of having a day when you get to be grateful for the things and people you have in life. I'm grateful for all the beautiful little things :)

  32. lisa.

    lovely list.
    i'd definately have the colour yellow on my thankful list too

  33. TG

    love your list!

  34. right now i'm thankful for your list because it made my day better :)

  35. Families & fireplaces :) So looking forward to Holiday family time. and I love this picture!!

  36. yza

    i am super grateful for friends who are coming up from la for thanksgiving + quiet mornings with warm coffee and overripe bananas.

  37. Joy

    Warm coffee on a cold day, scarves, and spending time with my family!

  38. thankful for new sheet music. for sweet friends who don't mind if i need to talk in the middle of the night. for my new purple suede shoes. for hot chocolate and snuggly cats. for my mother, who is a saint.

  39. Chelsea

    thankful for Jesus, for which all good things come.


  40. What a sweet post! :] Some of the little things I'm grateful are: cuddles with my husband, colorful tights, yummy fudge, Buffalo Wild Wings, and tons of other things!

  41. Rhianne

    I love your list :)

  42. Jessie

    I love this idea of grouping those things we are thankful for in every aspect of our lives: everyday, at home, with family, etc. I made a list of random things over at my blog too. Happy Thanksgiving!!!

  43. MJ

    I am thankful for airplanes! Especially when they're flying really close to the ground. And I am thankful for being able to see Jupiter at night when I am outside my apartment. And that Jupiter is there for me to say that God is amazing.

  44. Britanny

    Love your thankfulness lists!
    I'm Canadian, so I had Thanksgiving last month, but it's kinda nice to celebrate it twice (just not with the big meal again) :)…and here are some little things that I'm thankful for:
    -warm wooly mittens
    -sunshine in the winter
    -hot chocolate and modern family parties on wednesdays
    -the feeling after finishing a big history paper
    -cute high heels
    -Audrey Hepburn films
    -homemade face masks
    -laughing til you cry
    -and many more:)