This Weeks Gallivantin’: Giving Thanks

As this years Thanksgiving holiday comes to a close, in the midst of the chaos of a move, I have been reminded of the many, many things I have to be thankful for….

Monday: More unpacking. Although our possessions are spread between two houses, I’m thankful we have been blessed enough to have a roof over our heads and food on our table.

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Two Weeks of Gallivantin’: Buried in Boxes

Hello there, remember me?? It’s been a couple of weeks …a wild, crazy chaotic couple of weeks! While everyone else out there is running marathons, half marathons, working out and training; I’ve been tossed back and forth between old house/new house and buried beneath a gazillion boxes to unpack! If packing a 2,700 sq ft house, moving and unpacking it into a house half that size were considered an athletic event ….well, I’d be a gold medalist winner! I haven’t run in two weeks and barely gotten any workouts in, yet I’ve actually lost weight. This could be due to the fact that I refused to do any grocery shopping until I got my kitchen unpacked and set up. Yes, living off of salads and wine seems to the magic combination for weight loss!

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This Weeks Gallivantin’: Hello November!

With the wrap of another week, we welcome November…the glorious month of Turkeys, dressing, cranberry sauce and pecan pie. (or as we here in the south say, peCAN pie!) It’s the month that finally ushers in fall like weather here in the deep south and also kicks off the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holiday season. It’s a busy time of year and going to be even busier for this family.

Our house is officially on the market and we will be moving most of our belongings this coming weekend. The hubby has already started his new job and has been commuting each day. Between his new job and commute, his Army job and preaching on Sundays, I can say without a doubt that his ‘wagon is draggin’!  Needless to say, we need to get settled as soon as possible. It is quite fitting that all of this is happening during the month of Thanksgiving, as we are most grateful for all the blessings that have been bestowed on us even in the midst of the chaos. Life has taught me that the things we often take for granted, someone else is praying for. Therefore, I try to always be thankful in every situation! Continue reading