Gratitude Gems

Gratitude Gems: Working From Home

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! I LOVE working from home.  I consider myself an anti-social introvert most of the time so being able to work uninterrupted and in my own space is my ideal working environment.  Now that I’m almost 7 months pregnant […]

Gratitude Gems: Baby Wiggles

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! My pregnancy has been so full of excitement!  I recognize how lucky I am to have avoided all complications and/or problematic occurrences during my first two trimesters, and I’m incredibly grateful.  As a result, I’ve had the freedom […]

Gratitude Gems: Getting a Ride

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! Sometimes, it really is the small things that make a person’s day. I’ve been struggling lately.  This pregnancy has me feeling tired pretty much all the time, which isn’t news.  But it does mean that when I’m moving, […]

Gratitude Gems: Back to Work

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! I just had 10 days off in a row for the holidays so coming back to work, especially on a Monday, feels very hard to do. I’m not in the mood to work.  I’d rather be putting away […]

Gratitude Gems: After the Holiday Weekend

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! Today on this holiday-in-lieu Monday, as I take the opportunity to stay in my PJs all day and drink tea and cuddle with my hubby and my puppy and enjoy some downtime now that we’re back at home, […]

Gratitude Gems: Small Holiday Traditions

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! At this time of year, people take comfort in their own holiday traditions.  Certain foods are served, cookies baked, and gifts bought.  Some people sing carols, play board games, go to church, or watch specific Christmas movies.  Other […]

Gratitude Gems: So Many People to Buy For

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! I know Christmas isn’t just about gift-giving.  And that if I do give gifts it shouldn’t be about the amount spent but rather the thought behind it.  And that if I don’t give gifts it doesn’t mean I […]