Thursday, November 11, 2010

Thankful Thursdays Top Ten [#15]

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Thankful This Week For:

1-Last Minute Datenight Last Week

We hadn't been out on a date since right after our anniversary in August. We finally found a babysitter, a local Christian mommy, who is also a friend of a friend from GA.

2-Coolest Movie Theater Ever

On our date we went to a nice dinner and to see The Social Network. The movie theater had a sports bar & grill, lounge, Starbucks, hot dog vendor, Ben & Jerry's, and reclining seats! Did I mention we got free tickets? I complained mentioned the theater was accidentally not cleaned up after the previous movie and they gave us free tickets!

3-Turtle Mocha

Just when I thought I didn't like coffee...I tried this on our date night. This "coffee" is made of Guittard dark chocolate melted into steamed milk and then combined with expresso & caramel syrup, finished with whipped cream and snicker bits. [Do not read the calories, repeat, do not]

4-Laughing At Dinner With My Husband

We were enjoying each others company without anyone spilling a drink, throwing a fork [or fit], or extra potty breaks just-as-the-food-comes. We were reminiscing when we first met and started dating. His perspective+Mine= good memories.

5-A Month Left

As much as I've loved the Dayton area, we have just about a month left here. I'm excited to see my friends and family weekly.

6-Going To Bed Earlier

[Even if it's on accident] Charles & I totally fell asleep the other night on the couch at 8:30 after we put the kids to sleep. Solomon waking up at 5 & 6 am this week might have something to do with this. And I suppose it cuts down on calorie intake between 10pm-1am.

7-Baby Food & Homeschooling

A husband that's so excited about both he helps me with these in the evenings. Even though Nation's only in Pre-K, he helps me some nights by [re]quizzing Nation and scooping baby food into jars.

8-Sticker Charts & Scripture

They are really helping motivate the kids to help around the house.

9-Surviving Port-A-Potty Fall Break

We went to our favorite park this week and just as we got their [a little too late because I forgot about the getting dark earlier dealo] Nation had to go #2. No sweat, I'm only holding the baby, ordering Pizza on the phone and watching Solomon, but sure let's go over to the Port-A-Potty...

...oh wait, it's gone...where did it go? Super, Awesome, I guess he's only there for the Summer. No worries, we'll all walk over to that church over there and go there...closed. 

Okay, let's walk over to Taco Bell and go there. 

[Insert picture of me and three kids in the bathroom for 20 minutes waiting for Nation to finish what he's already started in his underwear]

[Insert picture of us leaving with no victory, but lots of germs]

Then I got lost going to pizza place, then they only took cash, then I had to go to an ATM, but didn't know my new pin [again], then I had to go back to the car and get it off my phone. In process, Nation commented on my [accidental] side ponytail "Mom you need to fix your hair." 

However, this local pizza turned out to be the most amazing pizza I've had in a long time.

10-Blog Giveaways

I'm giving away a baby carrier here
I'm also giving away some Wikki Stix's here
I've entered all these contests today...
...because I follow this blog and feel I have a pretty decent should enter too!


Every Thursday, I'm inviting you to join me in being thankful. 
You can do this one of two ways.

1-If you don't have a blog:
Just comment below in comment section [anonymous or blogger user] with your 10


2-If you have a blog:
...write a post about things you're thankful for this week*
...mention this blog & hyperlink back to this post
...use Mr. Linky below by clicking on "Click here to enter"

*You don't have to do it on Thursdays, you can do it any day of the week. 
*Call it whatever you want
*Get creative, you can use words, pictures, poems, vblogs, anything!
*Come back throughout the week and read others lists & make friends!
*Tell others to join


  1. Sounds like a fun-filled week! Even with the bathroom mishaps. :)

  2. I do this on Friday's over at my blog - feel free to link up! :-)

  3. Oh, and I'm also thankful for the non-Papyrus font on your post today! Ha ha ha. :)



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