Monday, November 19, 2012

A giving of thanks

I am having a hard time realizing that 2012 is coming to an end, and with Thanksgiving at the end of this week I thought I'd take the time to reflect on some things that I'm thankful for.

My husband. After almost 10 years together this August we finally made it really official and tied the knot. By far my wedding day was the best day of my life. He's been with me through all of my ups and downs, is kind to my family, and has held my hand through the heartbreak of losing two of my grandparents earlier this year. I'm so grateful to have him and get to share the rest of my life with him.
My family, who have been so incredibly supportive throughout the wedding planning process - to both of my parents who showed such strength this year while they each lost a parent. To my sister who has been so happy for us and who was the best maid of honor I could ever ask for. And to the new group of people I get to call family - my inlaws who always give me a reason to laugh and make me feel welcome.
My job and my amazing coworkers who I also get to consider family. They've been so awesome this year in particular with my adventures of 2012 and I'm so excited to hug them all in person next week in NY. I'm so grateful that I have a job at a good company who is helping me further my career, and which helps me to provide for the home.

My furkids because they make life that much sweeter. Rosie, Frankie, Ollie, & even Cat Food the fish.

San Francisco. Because lets face it.. my city is pretty awesome. And the fact that DH and I can afford to live in the city giving us the ability to walk to work, visit friends, experience food and just enjoy our little piece of heaven.

For all of the years that I was able to spend with my Grandma and my Nonno. I miss them and my Grandpa dearly but I cherish the memories and life lessons that they taught me.

The ability to travel and have amazing adventures outside of the city. Although I always end up missing home..
Ischia Island - October 2012
Starbucks. Especially with the return of the salted caramel mocha. Mmmhmmm.

And my blog readers. Thank you so, so much - I can't tell you how much I appreciate you stopping by here!

Linking up with some other gals - but what are you thankful for this year?

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  1. awww love this!! making me sit back and think about all the things i'm grateful for too!! i adore that picture of your and your husband laura!!

  2. You and your hubby look fantastic in your wedding pic - have a great Thanksgiving week!

  3. mmm starbucks! i want to try the creme brulee latte!!

    Sandy a la Mode

  4. Fur kids are the best aren't they? They seriously make every day that much better.

    Thanks for linking up with us! :]

    xo JA

  5. thanks for linking up! living in san fran-- lucky girl! :)

  6. Such a sweet looked gorgeous on your wedding day :)

    The Other Side of Gray

  7. Hubs made the top of my list too. Furbabies are right behind him. It's a core support system that we just can't live without. Glad we could link up, Happy Thanksgiving!

  8. What you said about your husband is so sweet. Love your picture together. You both look so happy!


  9. This is such a thoughtful and sweet post! What a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving. I too am thankful for many of the same things, a loving husband, my family, a furbaby and living somewhere really cool.

    P.S. Great pictures! The one of you on your wedding day is gorgeous!

  10. What a great, touching post! Have a fantastic Thanksgiving Laura! :)

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  12. what a gorgeous wedding picture of you and DH! i will have to say that i burst out laughing at the name of your fish, "cat food". omg you are awesome.

    i hope you had a wonderful thanksgiving, dear laura!!

    xox P


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