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I Am Thankful For The Little Things

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    Middle School

    I am happy to say I may have underestimated our middle school. So far so good!!!!!!!!!
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F Aug 20, 2010

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    Today Was A Good Day

    My oldest is ready for college, my husband rocks, I was treated to lunch by a good friend. Yep I would say it was a great day!!!!!
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F Aug 4, 2010

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    Such A Relief

    I was dreading going in to work today. I was unsure how I was going to handle seeing a person who had mistreated me and my family horribly. I thought it would be awkward...I thought I might punch her in the nose and get fired...I thought I might curse her out...I thought a lot of...
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    Make Up

    Actually I guess it is not really a little thing self esteem is really pretty huge...and I am thankful that my daughter has enough self esteem not to wear 10lbs of make up. She is rocking the natural look with class instead of looking like an indian preparing for war
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F Aug 19, 2010

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    An 11 Year Old That Acts Like An 11 Year Old

    I took my baby to the children's museum tonight. When we got there, I was a little worried because there seemed to be a lot of small children there. Was this a big oops? My baby had a ball!!!! She played like she was still an 11 year old. It saddens me to see little girls trying...
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2010

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    Boys And Girls Club

    When my daughter started middle school, I signed her up for the girls and boys club. She has only been in school a week and she is already playing chess, various sports and today received a free eye exam. They are right on her school campus and she totally loves it!!!!
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F Aug 24, 2010

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    New Rule

    My husband just implemented a new rule in our house...it's the 5 minute rule. When my daughter and I are going at it...we have a mandatory 5 minute time out. So far so good...she just left for her time out :)
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F Sep 8, 2010

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    The Little Things

          I like the little things. I'm thankfull for the liitel things that my  mom does for me. She has spent time with me, when I was stuck in the hospital. She also takes care of me when I don't feel good at all. I also take care of her when she is...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Aug 11, 2010

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    Another Wondderful Day!

    All the school shopping is done, and tax free!!!! As a bonus I bought myself Boggle. It truly is the little things that can make a day great :)
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F Aug 8, 2010

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    Loser

    My children have given me their FB passwords so I can give myself tools to build my kingdom. I already know I am a loser...but like the title says I am thankful for the little things :)
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F Aug 10, 2010

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    Dinner

    cooked from start to finish by my 11 year old all alone. We had grilled chicken, mac and cheese and broccoli. Her first solo meal and it was DELISH :)
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F Aug 31, 2010

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    Nothing Went As Planned ......

    Today, NOTHING went as planned, and what a treat of a day! I'll name 5 things I loved about today, but I could give thanks for more.... 1.) An unplanned call from a dear friend. We laughed, then laughed some more. I sure needed to laugh and it was a joyful exuberant release...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 4 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    I really am thankful for my friends here on EP. I would be lost without you! Thank you xxx
    FiveCrimes FiveCrimes 36-40, F Dec 28, 2014

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    The "Little Things in Life" sometimes turn out to be the GREATEST of all.
    WayfaringStranger WayfaringStranger 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    A single rose so much more said than a dozen. a surprise picnic so much more romantic and intimate than a fancy dinner. a small heart locket with a kiss more personal than 24karat...
    littlesadone littlesadone 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wish people stop blaming others for what's wrong with their lives. Of course life gets hard but what can you do but just keep walking? Sitting and pointing fingers isn't going to...
    maryengelbreitfan maryengelbreitfan 22-25, F Jan 18

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    In my experience, there is nothing more perfectly gratifying than waking up in the arms of the person you love. I experienced that feeling today. Though I don't remember many...
    PersonalGenesis PersonalGenesis 22-25, F Jan 5

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    We had a car accident last night and I'm so thankful we're all doing good including our 8month old baby in my belly.
    GunFinger GunFinger 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The Experience Project (or as I simply like to call it the MeToo app when talking to others about it) has been a huge help in my daily life. It has been a stress reliever. It has...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M Jan 10

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    I'm very thankful to have found this site and have so many people to talk to with open minds , it's great support.
    bella3892 bella3892 22-25, F Jan 11

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    I am very thankful and appreciative to the friends in my circle who read and comment on my posts. It is what EP is all about, interacting with friends, not just in PM but in their...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jan 14

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    I didn't get spanked much growing up, but now I am thankful any time someone tells me they are going to spank me. :)
    badboy8236 badboy8236 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Wow. I kinda just came on this site on accident just to see what it was about. At first I was discouraged by the handful of pervs but the good has totally outweighed the bad...
    CBlaze22 CBlaze22 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    It's possibly just a little thing that everybody experiences. But for the last two years or so I've noticed how ppl see me more. I probably won't ever see clearly of what I look...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Thank you to all the US military past and present for the sacrifices you have made. I am forever grateful to you.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Everyone on ep gives so much advice, guidance and support. I found this sit by accident, and it made a significant change to my life. As a community. I say this- I am very grateful...
    Macyyyy Macyyyy 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    It's the seemingly small things and gestures I will and do remember :)
    thatonegirl360 thatonegirl360 18-21, F a week ago

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    Funny how sometimes the smallest things can mean the world to you. We all get caught up in the rush of our everyday lives. But sometimes the smallest of things can really make your...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Gifts worth more than gold: Talk to me. Share yourself with me. Let me know you. Listen to me. Laugh with me. Take my hand. Hold me close. Text me just because you were thinking...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The small things like the forehead kisses, the showing up unexpected are things that I cherish :)
    Ludjina1415 Ludjina1415 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm a creative person I create different things I make my own jewelry, bracelets earring necklaces n rings; I crochet afghans prayer shawls purses scarves n hats; I make homemade...
    bevS62 bevS62 61-65, F 2 days ago

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    My birthday is at the end of the month and I'm really looking forward to it. One of the things I'm looking forward to most is the pancakes tradition my friends and I have. When...
    Viviq66 Viviq66 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    If you ever feel sad, depressed, like you can't take it anymore, go for a 5 mile run. Drink 2 bottles of water before. While you run, you will release stress hormones and start...
    andream45 andream45 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Sometimes in the hustle and bussle of everyday life we lose touch of what's really important. With that in mind here is a quote from Martin Luther king ( Life's most persistent...
    Rollingdowntheroad Rollingdowntheroad 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    Most women want to be showered with gifts and roses, and to be catered to ALL of the time. Me? No. I love the fact that he is well put together in his head! ALWAYS for our family...
    MochaBrown76 MochaBrown76 36-40, F Jan 14

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    It has to be their advertised MSRP price. Web site will need to have product in inventory in size and shade that you're ordering readily available for fast shipping and delivery...
    Andrick161y4cv3 Andrick161y4cv3 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I had dim mark because of my eye glasses frames and immediately after using the serum for 2 weeks the the dark marks are Nearly long gone. Also the things has minimized high...
    Anthonick826k7ka4 Anthonick826k7ka4 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I am such a sucker for romance
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I have already been employing SEOWorks for more than 4 months now and have discovered they have delivered terrific Website positioning final results for my lodge. The...
    William7035cob3 William7035cob3 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    This is another day to be grateful of πŸ˜Šβ˜ΊοΈπŸ˜‰
    GunFinger GunFinger 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    When everyone except your husband calls and texts to wish you a happy new year. Snuggling with the baby beats any of his fake *** crap. Happy new year all.
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    i am very glad that my mom gave me the Spankings I had comming. It makes me very content now
    bigbuttgirl bigbuttgirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    The ones that actually took the time to get to know me and care about me....
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The other day I was contacted by a friend I hadn't heard from in a while. I was so happy to get a message from her, it brought tears to my eyes. Didn't think I'd ever hear from her...
    gr8love gr8love 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Sometimes are daily routine takes us away from what's really important in life, perhaps your having a bad day, then out of nowhere a smile and a kind word from a stranger makes you...
    Rollingdowntheroad Rollingdowntheroad 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Gentle rain , praying manti in the garden, and fresh hot popcorn on dreary day,
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I was doing the dishes yesterday, having a day where I was in my own world, thinking about life and I was feeling down. My 14 year old son was getting something out of the fridge...
    smile4today smile4today 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 12