Archive for April 2012

This weekend marked the annual dance competition that my daughter’s studio participates in each year.  All of the girls did great, but I was especially proud of my Stinkerbell.  She won a platinum award for her lyrical solo, and won first place overall for her division!

Thankfulness for this week:

10. Enjoying the Azalea Festival with Stinkerbell & my mom

9. Being with my confirmand as she presented her statement of faith the Session of our church

8. Progress communicating with a Spanish-speaking student

7. Cherry cheesecake

6. Time to read a novel

5. Awesome new opportunity for Stinkerbell

4. Shelby on Ax Men

3. Jase on Duck Dynasty

2. Successful surgery for our cousin

1. Funny text messages from my special someone

This video definitely struck a chord with me since I am in my 30s.  Watch it to see if you can relate to any of the characters!

What I am grateful for this week …

10. A new show called Duck Dynasty

9. Beautiful dance picture proofs of my Stinkerbell

8. Laughing around a fire with friends

7. Saturday afternoon nap

6. Lunch-time discussions with co-workers

5. Quiet time to read

4. My funny, little dance students

3. Signing my teaching contract for next year

2. Savoring the last Cadbury Creme Eggs of the season

1. A bonus visit from my special someone

Today marks the 1-year anniversary of my blog.  I sincerely appreciate those of you who take the time to stop by to read what’s on my mind.


Suri’s Burn Book is one of my favorite blogs.  The premise is very clever, and every single post cracks me up.  Check out this hilarious post from Wednesday.

Things I am thankful for this week:

10. Reaching 100 posts on WordPress!

9. Lunch with a good friend from work & her two daughters

8. Spending the afternoon with a dear friend & her precious twins

7. The beauty of the Clemson University campus

6. Finding where Stinkerbell stashes all the notes I write for her lunch box

5.  Easter Egg Hunt at our church

4. Easter breakfast and worship at our church

3. Watching Bubba Martin win the Masters!

2. Snuggling with my special someone

1. Stinkerbell in her fancy Easter dress

Because I love The Big Bang Theory so much, this post was too funny not to pass along.

What I am grateful for this week …

10. Spending the day with Stinkerbell’s class

9. My long-awaited Spring Break

8. Dinner at Olive Garden

7. Palm Sunday sermon at church

6. Awesome Sunday School lesson on forgiveness

5. Seeing The Lorax with Stinkerbell

4. Funny skits at the Spring Pep Rally at my school

3. The hilarious cast of characters on Ax Men

2. New episode of Rules of Engagement

1. My special someone learning to play one of my favorite songs for me


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