Thursday, November 28, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving

HAPPY THANKSGIVING
{Via}
I hope everyone is having a fantastic day enjoying time with family and friends! I have to admit when I was much younger I was not a big fan of Thanksgiving, I used to view it as a day that you had to get dressed up for {which I honestly didn’t mind}, a holiday where it seemed like you had to wait an eternity for Thanksgiving dinner to be ready, and a holiday that you had to spend with your family and every single thing was closed. I think the older you get the more you come to appreciate your family, the holidays, and just everything in life that you took for granted when you were younger because you didn’t realize the true importance of certain things. 

There is a big difference between saying you are thankful for something then truly realizing why you are thankful for the things you are and sincerely meaning it; realizing this difference seems to come age. Like every single person I have had good and bad experiences throughout life and I honestly wouldn’t change any of them. The bad experiences give you perspective, show your true character, morals, and what you are made of; the bad make you that much more grateful for the good and once you get passed to bad to a place where you are truly happy you understand the need for the bad experiences. 

Today I can honestly say and truly mean that I am very thankful for my family, friends, the opportunities I have, and of course my blog readers, and so many other things. 

“Real abundance is found when we join hands with those we love.
Thanksgiving is a circle of memories.
Thanksgiving is a time for remembering and appreciating the special people in our lives.
Our home is warmed by the love of the family and friends.”
~ Unknown

For a little something extra here is an old SNL Thanksgiving clip for your enjoyment! Happy Thanksgiving and cheers to fabulous holiday season!

44 comments:

  1. Love this post Lauren, hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
    -Alex
    http://www.monstermisa.blogspot.com/

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  3. who doesn't love thanksgiving? :)
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  4. Awwww.. thanks for sharing. this post is very inspirational!! I am thankful too <3

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  5. This is such an inspiring post, Lauren! Happy Thanksgiving to you. It's actually my very first Thanksgiving. And boy, it really takes an eternity-long wait for the dinner. But I quite liked it.

    xoxo Zoe
    http://thatszoe.blogspot.com

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    1. I hope you had a great first Thanksgiving!!!

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  6. Happy Thanksgiving!!

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  8. Happy Thanksgiving Lauren!

    xx,
    Adalia
    sequinsandflorals.blogspot.com

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    1. Happy Thanksgiving to you a well! :)

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  10. Happy Thanksgiving! Love you!
    Have a nice day!


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  12. Happy Thanksgiving Lauren! Hope you enjoyed your time with family and friends.

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  13. Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you had a wonderful day!

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    1. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving also!

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  14. Such a lovely post! hope you had a wonderful day!

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  16. Nice post! I agree with you, you appreciate family the older you get. I hope you enjoyed your thanksgiving this year.

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  19. I hear ya! I keep tearing up when I think of all my blessings and the things I'm grateful for.

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    1. It's amazing how much your perspective changes as you get older. I hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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