Monday, November 25, 2013

A tip for T-Day, and beyond

My family rotates Thanksgiving hosting duties every year. This time, all I have to do is show up with a broccoli casserole. Hooray! That's something that really makes me thankful.

But next year, it will be at my house so I’m already thinking of ideas to make it special.

I saw one tip mentioned in a magazine that I love: Have a beautifully framed bulletin board set out with some paper and pens so your guests can write down what they’re thankful for and it will be on display for everyone to see.

A holiday focused on giving thanks reminds me of one of the best pieces of advice I've ever received. I was in a very difficult time of my life and I was confiding to a woman who is a major role model for me. As I was telling her about this one part of my life that was not working out, and how I couldn't let it go, she told me to never worry about what I don't have. Instead, concentrate on all that I do have and be thankful.

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