Saturday, December 24, 2011

December 24, 2011

My 365...

I remember that special feeling I used to get on Christmas eve as a small child.  The butterflies in my tummy, waiting with excitement for Christmas morning and all the magic that it would bring.  Here I am, Christmas eve in my 50th year, and I am experiencing all that excitement again!  As I was wrapping the gifts for the boys and placing them under the tree, singing Christmas carols to myself and feeling so much love in my heart and spirit I realized..."I am so blessed!"  We are so blessed. How amazing is this?

"Eeeeeee!"  <---that is a mama squeal of joy!  :)

"What do you want for Christmas this year mama?"

A home, a warm loving safe home.  -  Check!

Food to feed my family.  - Check!

My children to love me as much as I love them.  -  Check!

A steady job for me and daddy so we can keep the lights on, and food on the table.  - Check!

Being blessed with four amazing sons who love, respect and cherish this family as much as I do.  - Check!  Check! Check! Check!

To be able to call my nana and tell her how much I love her.  - Check!

To tell my sister Cathy how much I love her, and to tell her no matter what life may bring, I am on her side.  - Check!

To instill in my sons the reason for the season.  -  Check!

To have Cooper here with us.  - Check!

To be thankful for all my friends who are the most amazing people in the world.  Thank you all for being my friends.  I love you!  -  Check!

To tell certain relatives in this world who speak poorly about me and my beautiful family...we feel sorry for you, and we forgive you.  Merry Christmas.  :)  Check!

To have all my boys here with me tomorrow...including my grandson Cooper.  Check!

To let mom and dad in heaven know that I love them.  Check!

Wow, Christmas is perfect this year.  *sigh* Thank you!  <3

My photos of the day...

Spending some time with Cooper this afternoon before he left to go to his first family Christmas party.

 "Oh, what is this paper grandma?"
 "I want some of this for Christmas."  :)
 Merry Christmas world!  May the light, love, and happiness of the season shine brightly upon you and your loved ones this year.
 *** Doggy Daily ***

Merry Christmas from the doggies.  :)

Music I am listening to today...Just 1 day until Christmas!  For Cathy.  :)

Random link of the day..."Twas the Night before Christmas"

Until next time...."Love and peace to the world."

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Love,


sewi said...

Thank you for your post, I am looking for such article along time, finally i found it in your blog. mdma

Welcome to Mommy plus Five

I am a work from home mom of five amazing children, and five beautiful grandchildren. Enjoying my 50's and all that life has to offer.

Time to start a new 365.

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