Happy Thanksgiving

Goodness Gracious!  To say that things around here have been a little squirrelly lately would be an UNDERSTATEMENT.

Since I last posted, {which was forever ago  (I know) Sorry} we found out that we are going to be moving.  Yikes!  We’ve been in this house for 12 years.  I know that ‘home’ is where the Air Force sends us, but it’s been awhile.  I started at the top of the house and worked my way down with the cleaning and the purging, and purging, and purging.  We had the YARD-SALE-A-PALOOZA; which was a huge success.  Started putting some things on Craigslist, etc.  Since our baby will be graduating in the Spring, the Mister and I will be downsizing considerably.  We’ve met with a Realtor here and begun the process of sprucing up the joint to put on the market at the beginning of the year.  We’ve been house hunting at the new locale and after MUCH looking and review have decided to build…picked out a floor-plan, builder, and spot.  Whew, if that weren’t enough we’ve done some traveling, visits with family, & had the usual activities.  Oh yeah, and we decided to get a new puppy too.  The new addition will join the family late December.  Nothing like having a new puppy to train while your house is on the market.  I’m just about worn slap out, and haven’t even started preparing for Christmas yet..other than the forced family picture.

Some members of the family seem to take things a little calmer than I do.

Please don’t give up on me just yet.  I’ve been as busy as a bee and I have so many goodies to share, I hope you’ll come back to check them out.  I swear I really am going to try to post more regularly.  Really!

Until then, I hope that you have a blessed Thanksgiving with those you hold dear.

A sweet little prayer of Thanksgiving my MiL gave me:

Lord, bless our family

All of us now together, those who are far away and all who have gone back to you

May we know joy and may we bear our sorrows in patience

Let love guide our understanding of each other

Let us be grateful to each for we have all made each other what we are

Oh family of Jesus, watch over our family!

Amen

-author uknown

(These last two pictures are from a Chili supper I had a few weeks ago.  Please don’t judge me for using paper napkins…sometimes a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do).