Gratitude Gems

Gratitude Gems: Quality Time

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! This past weekend with Good Friday as a statutory holiday meant that I got to spend three whole days with my husband.  And it was wonderful!

Gratitude Gems: A Weekend Full of Birthdays

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! This weekend I got to finally celebrate my birthday with my immediate family.  And since my brother’s birthday is just before mine and we didn’t celebrate his previously either, it was truly a family birthday affair.  Plus it […]

Gratitude Gems: 13 Months Off

Gratitude Gems: 13 Months Off

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! I am extremely grateful today, as today marks the first of many Mondays where I don’t have to go to work!  As of Friday last week, I am officially off work due to pregnancy!  My maternity leave will […]

Gratitude Gems: No More Shoveling

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! As I walked out to the car this morning through the fresh snow that had fallen overnight, I couldn’t help but consider our new shoveling situation.  We used to live in a house, and so we were responsible […]

Gratitude Gems: Walking is for the Birds

Gratitude Gems: Walking is for the Birds

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! I had to walk to work this morning for the first time in a loooooong time, and boy what a drag!  I’ve come to realize that I really, really didn’t appreciate all that my body was capable of […]

Gratitude Gems: A Whole List of Things

Gratitude Gems: A Whole List of Things

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! Here I’ve missed two Mondays in a row, and that’s just unacceptable.  It’s not that I haven’t been grateful, but I’ve just been too busy and/or lazy to make note of it here!  So in classic catch-up style, […]

Gratitude Gems: Baby-Inspired Generosity

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! I already knew that we have some amazing family and friends who are very generous with their time and money, but no event in our lives has highlighted that fact for us quite so clearly as our pregnancy.  […]