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I Am Thankful For The Little Things

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Last night I went to the boardwalk with some of my friends. I really got to see some there characters. I don't know why I been so observant lately, but I have. Anyways, my friends...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F Jul 18

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    One of the things I'm thankful for is meeting people that mark my life. Mostly all of them are for the good. I remember I met this guy at school his name was Chris N. I admired him...
    MrsScissorhands MrsScissorhands 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Yes I have everything I should be thankful for -people who like me a lot and a comfortable home.I have a few good friends and my parents and sister.So I consider myself lucky.I don...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Their is a lot that I'm thankful for. Last night I sent thank you gestures out to a handful of friends and most of all replied why you thanking me? Ummmm do you all not realize...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    The two kiddos I take care of-- both passed out in the back of my car after a long, fun day. These are the small things in life that make me happy. Knowing they had a great day and...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 Jul 18

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    I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.
    CreateUrOwnSunshine CreateUrOwnSunshine 31-35, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    The little things that people do I notice. I notice everybody's little things. It's just a trait I picked up over time. Wherever I go, I observe people to find out their little...
    PartyingWithEllie PartyingWithEllie 13-15, F Jul 9

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    The best advice anyone has ever given me when my world was falling apart, I was so lost in my own pain. I knew I had to pull myself together I just didn't know how. My Mother said...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F Jul 7

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    Ahhhh, it's very good to live! I really like my life, and I like to enjoy the little things that life has to offer ..... If I could, I'd travel the world with the boy I love, I...
    Willhelmskinny Willhelmskinny 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    People "of a certain age" know that an awful lot of things that used to come in glass containers now come in plastic....with exceptions. I wonder why. For instance, why does...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    It's hard for me to find that things in my life that have meaning when there's hardly anything. I lock on to the little things that make me sad and am just constantly worrying...
    bmthgirl17 bmthgirl17 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    I notice little things about people like the certain faces they make, or just stuff I pick up on. I can also pick up if someone is lying or trying to hide something.
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F Jul 20

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    And fired for stupid things. And left for stupid things. And wonder. When will they stop loving stupid. Why do successful people allow it. Maybe we have no choice...
    AlmostDiscarded AlmostDiscarded 46-50, M Jul 18

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    I am glad I've joined EP. It's nice to be able to share my stories and post things that I wouldn't be able to post on my Facebook with friends and family. If I posted all this on...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I’m so thankful my childhood was filled with imagination and bruises from playing outside, instead of apps and how many likes you get on a picture.........
    LoneRider72 LoneRider72 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    You've made me realize how much life has got good things for me.. You've made me believe in myself.. You've made me trust people again.. You've tought me that hope and good is...
    youaremygift youaremygift 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I pay attention to all of the good small things in life, I find that they far outweigh all of the negative, and it makes me feel much happier with a positive outlook. Most...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Dear Cheetah🐆💍, If your reading this, I just want you to know you've made such an impact on my life. Though it may seem like I'm not grateful for you sometimes, I really am...
    Lilythesadone Lilythesadone 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    ...my best friend, who's stuck by me through the absolute hardest two years of my life. I'm grateful every day for her friendship, and I wonder sometimes what I did to deserve it...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F Jul 6

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    Sunsets, talks with my best friend, rainy days, sunrises, ice cream with a friend. I love the little moments that build me :)
    Britt199b Britt199b 16-17, F Jul 9

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    It's been exactly a week since I joined EP.. I can still remember how I stumbled on this site.. Out of my anger and frustration, I tried to type the words "I hate my husband" on...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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    Why ? is the eternal question I ask everyday whenever I see the things around me. Why do people do the things they do ? Live the lives they live ? Why the marriages ? Why the Love...
    Tien101 Tien101 18-21 Jul 16

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    Thinking about all my friends/family that has left me to be with the Lord. Thinking about all my current friends that is upright, honest, sincere and knows a little about true...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25 1 Response Jul 24

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    I just received a text message from her because I said sorry for all the troubles I cause her. She said, "I have told you time and again that you don't have to say sorry because I...
    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Certain things in life simply have to be experienced and never explained. Love is such a thing.
    sunnyside44 sunnyside44 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Although it feels a little childish (I'm practically still a baby after all) my whole outlook has recently been brightened by the gift of a trampoline for my brother and I. If...
    NexChance NexChance 16-17, M Jul 8

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    My life isn't perfect. I don't have many things other people take for granted. Some may say I deserve better, but I'm actually happy and comfortable with my life. I don't think...
    purly purly 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    You know when you really think about it. It's amazing how fortunate I am I feel like the happiest person on earth
    elismith elismith 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    Too many people seem to take life for granted, slow down and relax!
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    THE STORY OF A BLIND GIRL :There was a blind girl who hated herself just because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She...
    smjuap21 smjuap21 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Life is for deep kisses, strange adventures, midnight swims, and rambling conversations.
    jadahdoll jadahdoll 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I need help....I get yelled at for no reason...
    johnsgirl009 johnsgirl009 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm getting bored I want my bestie online which is JarredL I love him soooo much!! I'm gonna marry him someday! <33 :* :33
    tiashepherdx tiashepherdx 13-15, F Jul 21

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    I live in Cancun, yep I live where you vacation!
    CancunLiving CancunLiving 36-40, M 5 days ago

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