Thankful Friday, Welcome 2014

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.

skiing at Little Switzerland

sunset after skiing

ice skating in Milwaukee

Here are the things I’m thankful for this week:

  • I’m thankful I have such a wonderful family. Not only are we a close family, but we are also great friends.
  • Thanks to my aunt Marcy for the gift card for lunch.
  • So thankful our friend Steve has all the right tools for fixing cars and trucks.
  • Our Apple TV devise is fixed.
  • All our Christmas decorations are put away.
  • I have a few boxes of stuff to take to the charity store.
  • Greek yogurt with granola makes the best lunch, especially when I’m swamped or in a hurry.
  • New design projects are coming in!
  • My first postcard of the year arrived from my sister.
  • My first postcard of the year from my good friend in the UK arrived too!

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

Terri

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.

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Here are the things I’m thankful for this week:

  • Lots of fresh snow.
  • A wonderful Christmas visit with my parents.
  • Mimosas with my mom on Christmas morning.
  • A free day to go skiing.
  • My brother and sister and their families came home to see us.
  • Catching up with an old friend.
  • A peppermint mocha treat.
  • The cool bento box, books, movies, mittens, and socks I received for Christmas.
  • A late night walk to admire the snow and Christmas decorations.

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

Terri

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.

winter morning light

This week, I am thankful for:

  • Shepard’s pie for lunch at the office, brought in by a coworker
  • Glitter nail polish in my Advent calendar
  • A fun holiday sticker design project at work
  • Our first Christmas card in the mail (thanks, Mom!)
  • A couple new sketchbooks from Uppercase
  • The light on cold winter mornings (see above)
  • Flannel sheets
  • Free time to go see a movie
  • Peppermint shortbread bars from Cookie Day
  • My new favorite pen

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

Terri

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