Three. Girl Time
This week has been a lot easier than the last…CC’s sickness is gone, I’m feeling better and being more productive, and I’ve had some time to relax and unwind with the girls a bit. Tonight is going to be EVEN BETTER when we head out to see our TN man Justin Timberlake in concert. Yes, we are teeny boppers at heart, but I am pumped to see him live. I might be the obnoxious one singing every word to all his songs, but a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do! First up is dinner at the Music City Tippler followed by a night out with my ladies…get ready Nashville! I am so thankful for girl time.
Four. My Husband AKA Life Partner
When life gets hectic, it’s easy to forget about your significant other and focus on other things…work, kids, faith, etc. But at the end of the day, the fact that I am able to call Jeff my husband makes me so thankful for what I have, and for the joy he brings to my life. He is selfless in what he does for our family, and he never stops working…really. He loves what he does, it’s his passion, but I know he loves us more, which is why he travels every week, takes conference calls when he is supposed to be on vacation, and stays up late each night to complete his tasks. Jeff, you’re an incredible man…and kind husband, a loving father, and my best friend. I’m thankful for you!
Five. Blog Readers
Who knew I’d still be doing this blogging thing 5+ years after I started this journey…surely not me! I have met (and continue to do so) so many incredible friends through this experience and I think it has helped me grow a lot. Grow in my writing abilities, grow in my relationships, and grow as a person as I have been exposed to so other’s opinions, lifestyles, experiences, hardships, and triumphs. I share my life with ya’ll and I love doing it. Just last weekend I met a dear blogging reader (shout out to you Jane!) and she was just the sweetest thing…it made my day that she took time out to say hello and approach me. So today, I am noting that I am thankful for each of you!
Ooh so exciting to go see JT! I too am a teeny bopper at heart and was a huge NSync fan!
Trying to pretend I'm not TOTALLY JEALOUS that you're seeing my man tonight!! Have a blast! Can't wait to hear about it 🙂
I'm thankful for your blog because without discovering it, I wouldn't have been inspired to start my own 🙂 meettheneisslies.blogspot.com
You have Justin Timberlake tickets … oh my goodness! I know you are going to have the best girls night. How have I never been to Nashville?? Dying for a fun girly night there sometime!
You are going to have a blast at JT! I'm sure his TN show will be one of his best! Have a great weekend, friend!
Whoop! Whoop! Have fun tonight!! & I love donating & volunteering during this time of year! We'll be missing the annual toy run we do each year this year but, I'm trying to think of different ways to get involved & give back… it's so, so important!
So jealous! Have a fantastic time tonight! Take lots of pictures to share with us!
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um, love JT! Have a blast!
1.) After reading your blog for so long now, I've always thought your mom was oh so fabulous!! Makes me wish I'd had more time with mine. She sounds like an amazing woman — hope she's had a wonderful, blessed week! And YES, she does look stunning at 51!
2.) JT?! What if I catch a flight in like 5 mins. Can I come????? 😉
Happy girls' night …. hope you have a ball and drink too many cocktails (assuming someone is driving y'all home, of course)!
Girl time is a must for my sanity!
Just found your blog today, and I am in loooove! 🙂
I too have a very hard working husband and it can make it so difficult at times. We just need to refocus and look at the bigger picture. 🙂 We are able to stay home, for the most part, with our babies and do what some women can not! Lucky us. CoastalKel.com
JT is coming here in less than a month and I am going with my girlfriends and just can't wait! Let us know how it is but I'm sure it will be nothing short of spectacular!
Sweet thankful list! Enjoy your girlfriend time and your Mom is "cute as a button." Have a wonderful weekend!
What a great five on Friday and love having a thankful list!
SO jealous of your night out with JT! I'm sure you had an amazing time.
ohmyword I cannot wait to hear about your girls night with JT how fun!!! I completely turned into my 13 year-old self watching his VMA's performance this year….love him.
Ahhhhhhhh how was JT!? Amazing I am sure!
And holy crow, your mom is a beaut! Happy Birthday to her 🙂
Your mom is stunning!!! SO jealous you saw JT! How was the Tippler?? Been dying to go!
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