Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Sometimes this is all you need

Its been a crazy 2 weeks for me and my family. I cant even begin to tell you how hard it is to keep going at a full time job outside of the home, attempt to build and market my body business and candles as well as try to be a good Mom and Grandmom. Some of you may already know exactly what I'm talking about. When anything happens out of the ordinary, it just throws you completely off kilter and its almost humanly impossible to keep the pace. Trying to please everyone, do a good job at work, is just exhausting. AND..I'm trying to learn how to make new scented candles all the time--and for me its not easy. I also threw in my first Craft Show to attend to market my products and so I'm trying to build a stock....Anyhow, I came h ome yesterday after a nearly 12 hour day at work just wiped out and thinking of cancelling my craft show project because I dont know if I'll be able to get my stock up. On my table were these beautiful flowers. My first thought was---Baldyman remembered to get some nice flowers for the Thanksgiving meal. Then I saw the card..it says ---Thank you..well I knew then it wasnt from Baldyman. What would he thank me for? Well theres alot I guess but I just sensed it wasnt from him. We've got alot of personal tough times going on with our 3rd son and trying to help him. He is the one who put the flowers there with a very nice card saying Thank you for all we are helping him with. I just thought after reading the card....Ya know, sometimes this is all you need in life--someone grateful for trying your best. I dont need big fancy houses, new cars, diamonds, wonderful trips all the time--I just need to know sometimes I'm a good Mom, grandmom and that I do my best. I may not be the best--but I do my best. So, I'm feeling very thankful that my kids know I try hard. Add to that, another nice letter came my way from someone that really made me smile inside so this week on top of being very physically and emotionally trying was also very heart touching.

I hope everyone has a nice Thanksgiving meal with their loved ones and your homes are full of laughter and love. This is my most favorite meal of the year. I absolutely love it.

Happy Thanksgiving!

9 Thanks for your comments!:

Fairy Footprints said...

Dawn wishing you and yours a
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(¸.•´ (¸.+´♥ Heidi ♥)

Lady of the Mote said...

Have a very very Happy Thanksgiving!

Ginger said...

Dawn, wishing you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving.
I know how crazy it can get at times. Make sure you take time for yourself.

mbkatc230 said...

Dawn, I hope that you have a wonderful day with your family. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. What a sweet thing for your boy to do for you, he sounds like he was raised right as we like to say here in Texas. It can get nuts trying to be all things to all people, sometimes just a little thank you can make it all worth it! Hugs, Kathy

Laura said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! You are right, what is important in life are the people in your life, knowing you do the right thing, and knowing they love you. Everything else is icing on the cake. :)

Fairy Footprints said...

Tha table looks wonderful, I love the decor.

*®*´¯`•.¸¸.♫• Happy Thanksgiving Wishing your and yours a Happy Holiday ♫•.¸¸.•´¯`*®*
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(¸.•´ (¸.+´♥ Heidi ♥)

Mrs. B. Silly said...

It is the little things in life that really matter! I'm glad you got a a reminder of how much you are loved and appreciated. Hugs, B.

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Hey Dawn,
I know how stressful your job is and I can't imagine trying to do a business too. Take care my friend, your flowers are gorgeous and it is so nice just to be appreciated once in awhile. Hugs, Cindy

rosemarie said...

hey dawn i was able to get on here.that was so nice that he brought the flowers and a card.are kids sometimes really blow us away.our kids and grandkids are our life..