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Practicing Gratitude: Gifts 726 – 750

The last gift-counting post of the year!

726) Christmas shopping has not been stressful
727) Christmas shopping is done
728) we stayed within budget
729) I found gifts I truly think the recipients will like
730) finishing our challenging world-map puzzle
World Puzzle 2
731) got our Christmas cards sent out
732) a paid ad on my blog
733) safety for Ken driving in icy weather this week
734) mom gave me her old red and white dish set (which I’ve not-so-secretly been coveting!)
Red and White Dish Set
735) YouVersion Bible-reading plans on my iPhone
736) wearing my oh-so-cozy wrap on a cold day
737) safe trip to Vietnam for my mother-in-law (where most of her family lives)
738) safe trip to New York for Brandon and friends
739) safe trip back
740) Brandon is engaged!
741) the bird feeder outside my kitchen window
742) one year of Lindsey as our daughter
743) more adoption stories coming in for 2011
744) watching my children grow up
745) improvements (no matter how small) in family communication
746) clarity in some decisions that need to made
747) visiting with family at the first of our Christmas gatherings yesterday
748) Surprise visit from “Santa”
749) Ken’s adorable grandma sitting on Santa’s lap
MawMaw and Santa
750) MawMaw’s smile and laughter in that photo

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A great list! Aren’t we just so blessed?!


Love the puzzle!

Sarah@ Adventures in Homeschooling

So many great things on your list. Love the dishes and grandma with Santa.


oh, that last picture is just adorable! I love her laugh too! visiting from the homeschool hop!


What a great list! Those red and white dishes are beautiful! Loved the photo of Grandma with Santa, what a great smile she has!

Merry Christmas!


Where did you get that awesome puzzle? I neeeeed it!