All over Facebook I see posts about what my friends are thankful for each day- friends, family, the nineties… Okay, maybe not the nineties, but they should be thankful for that decade. Hammer Pants, poofy bangs, great sitcoms… Where would we be this time of year without a reminder about Festivus and the Airing of Grievances?!
Occasionally, we get a reminder that life is about the little things, right? Of course, I’m incredibly thankful that I don’t have to look far at all to find a thousand big things that are truly blessings in my life, but I bet you’ve taken some great little things for granted. Consider these:
-Kiwi- A fruit that IS its own bowl?! Just cut, and scoop. C’mon. That’s awesome.
-sweatpants, yoga pants and all elastic waistbands- My pregnancies (and, well, every day) made me gain quite an appreciation for these.
-Ketchup- I fit in great at the kids’ table. I’ll declare my love for it in any five-star restaurant without reservation. (Yeah, I’m thankful for puns… even bad ones.)
-One-Hit-Wonders You know you like to jam out to these… and it makes your day, too! Don’t deny it. I’ve seen you …
-miniature chocolate candy- I’d rather eat ten miniature Heath bars than one regular sized one. I don’t know why, but I’m thankful for them.
-words that are fun to say- “Indubitably” and “anomaly” are two good ones.
-cheap wine that still comes with a cork- I just feel a bit classier without a screw top when I offer it to friends.
-Nice pens- My appreciation for a good pen is a bit ridiculous. It’s the combination of smooth writing, a good weight, no-smear ink, etc. It just makes for a good day of work.
-Reruns- Reba, The Cosby Show, Friends, Golden Girls, Seinfeld, Fresh Prince--- See why people should appreciate the 90’s more?
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