Happy Thanksgiving!

I can’t believe its thanksgiving already, even though i don’t live in the U.S.A, I do have some American in my blood on my mum’s side, so I do get excited more around this time as it also means that Christmas is just around the corner 🙂

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I thought for today’s post I would write a list of some of the things I’m thankful for, it does not cover everything that I’m grateful for as if i were to write every single thing down, you would be here for a very long time, this will just be a ‘mini’ list of things, but first I wanted to share a bit of history with how thanksgiving came to be.

Brief History of Thanksgiving:

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2018 occurs on Thursday, November 22. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.

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  1. Family & Friends
  2. Food On The Table
  3. Pets/Animals
  4. Internet
  5. Health & Well-being
  6. Having an Education
  7. Having Support (Especially from my parents)
  8. Roof Over My Head
  9. Music Related image
  10. Sunsets 
  11. Cups of Tea/Coffee (Love them both)  
  12. Hugs & Kisses
  13. Cameras (My Passion)
  14. TV Shows/Movies (Especially Comedy)
  15. A Warm Bed
  16. Laughter 
  17. Travelling the World (Bucket List Item)
  18. Hot Showers 
  19. Unconditional Love
  20. Technology
  21. Clothes
  22. Blankets (Especially when its snowing!)
  23. Seasons (Winter/Summer/Spring/Autumn)
  24. Being Alive (wouldn’t be able to conquer my dreams otherwise)
  25. Forgiveness
  26. Christmas
  27. Dancing
  28. The Person I’ve Become From Experiences Image result for kindness
  29. Lie-Ins
  30. Snow Days
  31. Ability To Help Others
  32. Respect (Always a good thing to have)
  33. Generosity
  34. Books
  35. Rainy Days
  36. Cozy Nights In
  37. Aroma Candles 
  38. Handwritten Letters
  39. Takeaways (especially a curry)
  40. Free WIFI
  41. Vacations
  42. Sleep
  43. Hikes/Long Walks
  44. Online Shopping (Amazon anyone?) 
  45. YogaImage result for duvet day
  46. This Blog (Being able to share things with you amazing people) 
  47. Museums
  48. YouTube
  49. Duvet Days
  50. Freedom To Be Myself 

As I mentioned before, this is not all of the things I am grateful for, there are more things but the list would be endless 🙂 I feel very lucky and fortunate for what I do have, and I never take it for granted. I hope you all have a wonderful thanksgiving (if you do celebrate it) if you don’t, I still hope you have a wonderful day anyway 😀

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One thought on “Happy Thanksgiving!

  1. Hi I loved this post, I think everyone should celebrate Thanksgiving all across the world and be thankful for what they have. I am thankful for having my daughters as they are my greatest accomplishment in life, and of course my husband. You don’t need to be in the US to be thankful for what you have, we should all apreciate what we’ve got. x

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