Sunday, October 12, 2014

thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.

I always love this time of year. My fiance's birthday is coming up, my own birthday is just around the corner, and Thanksgiving is here. Yes, Thanksgiving comes to Canada tomorrow. The day will be full of family, friends, and a special meal. Even though I don't partake in the turkey eating tradition....I am very excited about stuffing and mashed potatoes. Yum!

Something else I am excited about? Taking a moment to really stop and be thankful. A lot of the time, I am so busy trying to get through my to-do lists or I am worrying about this and that.....and I just lose track of all of the amazing, wonderful things about my life. From my loving family to my incredible finance and my super supportive friends - I have so many things to be thankful for. With so many big changes coming up in the next several months, it is more important than ever that I take the time to be thankful.

I want to appreciate the amazing parts of my life. I want to hold onto special memories. I want to remember to be thankful and sincere in every aspect of my life.

So, this Thanksgiving, I aim to pause, reflect, and be grateful. To all of the Canadians reading this blog, I wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving. And to anyone else reading? I challenge you to take a minute to be thankful for everything in your life that makes you happy. There is no better time to do it!

How will you be celebrating Thanksgiving this year?

xo Shannon


  1. We don't celebrate it in Romania, but I like the concept. :)

  2. You gave me so much to think about. Thanks! :) <3 <3 <3 <3

  3. So lovely for you to share with us all the things you're grateful for.. I actually love Thanksgiving and I wish my country celebrates it, but we don't unfortunately. Would be so nice to be with family and friends and dedicate a day to all the things we're grateful for. Happy Thanksgiving Shannon!

    Take care always, love Christine ~ xx

  4. I love reading all your posts,they are really very positive and loavable
    Yes we all should be grateful to all the things and people we have in our lives
    Happy Thanksgiving to you.

  5. words of wisdom. I think we use this word not enough.

    Greetings from Poland

  6. absolutely true! lovely post!

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  7. Great post doll!! I love to read your blog!!


  8. nice! we should really be thankful for everything we're receiving because everything is a blessing! :)

    xoxo, rae

  9. Lovelt post Shannon. We don't celebrate Thanksgiving in India. But one never needs a reason to be thankful for all they have no? :)

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  11. love this... always have to focus what to be grateful for x

  12. You are so write about it, we should really be thankful and to be focused on the good things in our life.

  13. Great! We don't celebrate it here :-(


  14. I adore your posts chick, I love the personal element to them. I love your Hallowe'en post too, I love Hallowe'en and making my traditional Pecan and Syrup tart.
    We don't have Thanks giving here, but I love seeing how you all celebrate it and the amazing food you have. xox

  15. Yes agreed, there IS always something to be thankful for. Happy Birthday to you fiance and early birthday to you!

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