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Thankful Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday, time to take a moment to appreciate the big things and random small things I’m thankful for from the past week.

christmas wreath

This week, I am thankful for:

  • A successful Portfolio Show with lots of great feedback and networking with other creatives
  • My husband’s help in getting ready for my Portfolio Show
  • A beautiful wreath from my mom’s garden center
  • A beautiful poinsettia from my mom’s garden center
  • An Advent calendar full of fun goodies
  • A fun Cookie Day with my family
  • A luscious package of yarn from my cousin Linda
  • Free time to knit and work on fun illustration projects
  • A Starbucks gift card in the mail from an old friend
  • Snow in the forecast

Hope you had a good week too, and enjoy a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Terri

Thankful Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday, and time to take a moment to appreciate the big things and random small things I’m thankful for from the past week.

neighbors maple tree

  1. I’m thankful for my mom’s birthday this weekend. What a great occasion to celebrate!
  2. I am thankful to the expert speakers who came to speak to this week’s class and offer advice on resume writing and job searching.
  3. I am thankful for pancakes and bacon for dinner.
  4. I am thankful for the wonderful postcards I received in this week’s mail from my sister.
  5. I am thankful for the surprise care package and letter from a best friend across the Atlantic.
  6. I am thankful for an interesting and inspiring article from my mom about keeping on keeping on.
  7. I am thankful for a funny text message from my sister-in-law.
  8. I am thankful for Amazon.com’s amazing selection of goodies and fast shipping.
  9. I am thankful for leftover beef stew.
  10. I’m thankful for our furnace. It’s nice to have a warm cozy house.

Hope you had a good week too, and enjoy a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Terri

Thankful Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday, and time to take a moment to appreciate the big things and random small things I’m thankful for from the past week.

red leaves climbing

  1. I’m thankful to the panel of independent designers and freelancers who spoke to our Portfolio class this week.
  2. I am thankful to my teacher Deb for her great feedback on my Portfolio.
  3. I am thankful we had the chance to go hiking on my favorite trail.
  4. I am thankful for winning a t-shirt at the Bloody Mary bar.
  5. I am thankful to the folks at FedEx Office for being so helpful and great to work with on my print jobs.
  6. I am thankful to my mom for her help and advice .
  7. I am thankful to my husband for fixing our snowblower in anticipation of winter.
  8. I am thankful to my husband for raking.
  9. I am thankful to GoDaddy for their awesome customer service on trouble-shooting my website redesign.
  10. I am thankful for Catherine the Grape nail polish. I do love the dark colors these days.

Hope you had a good week too, and enjoy a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Terri

Thankful Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday, and time to take a moment to appreciate the big things and random small things I’m thankful for from the past week.

early fall rosebud

  1. I’m thankful for a successful open house at work, where I got to do the designs throughout the office.
  2. I am really thankful for such a great group of people to work with.
  3. I am thankful to have my own space at home to spread out and be creative.
  4. I am thankful for quiet moments of doing nothing but contemplating life and reflecting on the day.
  5. I am thankful for stationery orders.
  6. I am thankful for shoes that don’t hurt my feet.
  7. I’m thankful for my camera to use on a couple photo shoots for work.
  8. I am thankful for really good printers that make my designs come to life.
  9. I am thankful for cereal, my all-time favorite food.
  10. I am thankful for girls’ night out tonight.

Hope you had a good week too, and enjoy a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Terri

Thankful Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday, and time to take a moment to appreciate the big things and random small things I’m thankful for from the past week.

early fall in backyard

  1. I’m thankful for Halloween Oreos.
  2. I am thankful for a wonderful surprise package in the mail from a wonderful friend who hasn’t forgotten about me.
  3. I am thankful for the professional designers who came to our Portfolio class this week for a panel discussion. Very inspiring.
  4. I am thankful to more design professionals for their feedback on my projects.
  5. I am thankful for a good laugh with a coworker.
  6. I am thankful for a sunny, cool forecast.
  7. I am thankful for Oktoberfest.
  8. I am thankful for a new pair of shoes.
  9. I am thankful for a great conversation with my mom about her tour of the National Parks.

Hope you had a good week too, and enjoy a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Terri

Thankful Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday. That means it’s time to take a moment to appreciate the big things and random small things I’m thankful for from the past week.

the beach at sunset

  1. I’m thankful for a fabulous weekend getaway to my parents’ lake cottage.
  2. I am thankful they have extra kayaks so we can hit the water trails together.
  3. I am thankful for a great discussion in Portfolio class this week about self-branding, resumes, business cards, and presentation books.
  4. I am thankful for a fabulous small group to work with in brainstorming a theme for our portfolio show.
  5. I am thankful for my favorite font website.
  6. I am thankful to have Friday afternoons off.
  7. I am thankful for the great people I work with.
  8. I am thankful Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back!
  9. I am thankful for the delicious Salted Caramel Pumpkin concrete mixer at Culver’s. (I can only handle the mini size.)
  10. I am thankful for the Lou Brutus Hard Drive radio show, which I listen to every night.

Hope you had a good week too, and enjoy a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Terri

Thankful Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday. That means it’s time to take a moment to appreciate the big things and random small things I’m thankful for from the past week.

primrose

  1. I’m thankful for another great summer internship experience as a graphic designer for Sapling Events. I will miss working with Jen and Jim, and all the great design projects I got to do for them.
  2. I am thankful to have just one job now, after a crazy summer of working three jobs.
  3. I am thankful my Portfolio class started this week. It will be fun getting my best work ready to share at a gallery show in December.
  4. I am thankful for the simplest, but most encouraging words from my sister!
  5. I am thankful my boss loved the latest illustrated map I did for work.
  6. I am thankful for several recent orders for my newest notecard collections.
  7. I am thankful for a dinner party with friends.
  8. I am thankful to my cousin for letting his daughters babysit our cats.
  9. I am thankful for a nice phone conversation with my dad.
  10. I am thankful for a wonderful letter from my closest friend.

Hope you had a good week too, and enjoy a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Terri

Thankful Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday. That means it’s time to take a moment to appreciate the big things and random small things I’m thankful for from the past week.

bonfire in Door County

  1. I’m thankful for my brother who is celebrating a big birthday this weekend.
  2. I am thankful to be able to go on a road trip this weekend to celebrate with him.
  3. I am thankful for new stationery orders.
  4. I’m thankful for a great conversation with my cousin.
  5. I am thankful for another new song.
  6. I am thankful for free pizza at work.
  7. I am thankful for a salted caramel chocolate bar.
  8. I am thankful for a gorgeous summer sunsets.
  9. I am thankful for freshly smoked salmon.
  10. I’m thankful for awesome falafels for lunch.

Hope you had a good week too, and enjoy a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Terri

Thankful Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday. That means it’s time to take a moment to appreciate the big things and random small things I’m thankful for from the past week.

waves in garrett bay

  1. I’m thankful for a fabulous weekend getaway to the lake house.
  2. I am thankful for clear nights for stargazing.
  3. I am thankful for another payday.
  4. I’m thankful for a rare day to work from home.
  5. I am thankful for a good hair day! Doesn’t happen as often in summer when the humidity is high.
  6. I am thankful for a very bountiful raspberry crop this year. I ate the last of them right from the vine.
  7. I am thankful for a new song.
  8. I am thankful for a new order of Moo stickers and a new set of fabric swatches from Spoonflower. It’s fun to experiment with new illustrations and patterns.
  9. I am thankful for a new purse. It’s the first purse I’ve purchased in years. (i.e. I didn’t make it.)
  10. I am thankful for a new bottle of wine to try.

sunset

Hope you had a good week too, and enjoy a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Terri

Thankful Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday. That means it’s time to take a moment to appreciate the big things and random small things I’m thankful for from the past week.

peach lily

  1. I’m thankful for the wonderful postcards I’ve been getting lately from my sister. (She stocked up while on vacation in Alaska. Lucky girl!)
  2. I am  thankful for fun text conversations with my sister-in-law.
  3. I’m thankful our good friend Steve’s knee replacement surgery went well.
  4. I am thankful for a glass of sangria to celebrate my first paycheck as a designer.
  5. I am thankful for a really good Greek salad.
  6. I am thankful for my backpack which holds my daily essentials, laptop and art supplies.
  7. I am thankful for morning rain and afternoon sunshine.
  8. I’m thankful for a Friday afternoon nap.
  9. I am thankful free concerts on YouTube.
  10. I am thankful for a cooler day so I can wear my skinny jeans again. I have missed them all summer.

Hope you had a good week too, and enjoy a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Terri

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