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Celebrating the Joy of Living & Home Making ~

Baking, Cooking, Decorating, Tea Time, and taking Inspiration from those I love and the world around me...

A sharing of my heart and my home from a Christian perspective

...with a wee bit of whimsy added.

Sunday, 9 October 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends!

We all have something we can be thankful for; family, friends, good food, and a roof over our heads.

"I am grateful for what I am
and have. My thanksgiving
is perpetual." ~
Henry David Thoreau

Let's take a moment to drink in the beauty of this season.

From His abundance we have received one Blessing after another. - John 1:16

Whatever is Beautiful,
Whatever is Meaningful,
Whatever brings you Happiness,
May it be yours this
Holiday Season
and throughout the coming year!

Excerpt from our church bulletin

While we're being thankful, please pray for our neighbours in the USA and the Caribbean who have been affected by Hurricane Matthew. May God bless them all!

Sharing from my heart ~ Sandi


  1. Happy Canadian Thanksgiving to you, Sandi. We do indeed have much to be thankful for. Your pumpkin pie looks delicious! Hugs, Phyllis

  2. Yes - we have so much to be thankful for! That pie sure looks good!

  3. Happy Thanksgiving,Sandi! I agree that we have much to be thankful for and I've started a gratitude journal this year.

  4. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family Sandi. That pie looks delicious!!

  5. Happy Thanksgiving Sandi!! Indeed so very much we have to be thankful! I pray your time is blessed with family and friends, and lots of wonderful food! My mom is in NB right now with her family. I wish I could be there too. I loved the picture of the road framed by the gorgeous maples. Just glorious! Hugs to you today dear friend :)

  6. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family, Sandi! I so loved the quotes that you shared. Love and blessings to you, dear friend.

  7. Happy Thanksgiving to you! The pie looks delicious. We are still awaiting the turning of our trees, but on my drive yesterday I can see they are starting! Yeah love the colors.

  8. Beautiful post, Sandi. The tree-lined leafy road is lovely, and the exhortation to gratitude so timely. God has given us so much. A blessed Thanksgiving to you and yours!

  9. Sandi, I love all the beautiful quotes and gorgeous photos! Autumn is my favorite season and the cooler/crisp air has finally arrived here in the Midwest. I'll be posting a Thanksgiving post today, too, for my Canadian friends!

  10. Sandi, autumn is such a beautiful time. The glowing colors and cooler temperatures are so revitalizing. Your pie looks perfect! I hope you're having a wonderful day.

  11. This is my favorite time of year. Lovely quotes and very meaningful. I have been praying for everyone affected by Hurricane Matthew.


  12. I am grateful for this lovely post! We do have so much to be thankful for every day.

  13. Happy Thanksgiving, Sandi! Hope you have a wonderful holiday. Love the fall photo. We drove up to the mountains yesterday and spent the morning outdoors enjoying the season.

  14. Hope you had a nice Thanksgiving Sandi, your pie looks delicious!

  15. I hope your holiday was special! We have so much to be thankful for!

  16. Hi Sandi, I hope you had a lovely holiday and I wish the same to all the wonderful Canadian friends there! The pie looks delicious and I know you have a special tea to sip while you enjoy it too. Blessings to you, Anne

  17. I hope your holiday was peaceful and full of gratitude to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

    Thank you for your prayers for America and Haiti. My cousin and her family were in the path of Matthew, but they are safe. Praise God.

    I've enjoyed my visit here.
    Please drop by and say hello!
    Harvest Lane Cottage
    ...doing what I can with what I've got where I am
    on a short shoestring budget!

  18. Happy Thanksgiving to you sweet lady from Florida! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  19. Helo dear Sandi, Happy Thanksgiving. I didn't realize you all had thanksgiving earlie than we.. You learn something new everyday. I hope you had a wonderful time. With love Janice and I hope your feeling better

  20. The pie looks beautiful and absolutely yummy ♥

  21. Hello dear Sandi,
    A belated Happy Thanksgiving to you. You are so right - there is always something to be thankful for. We enjoyed our dinner with family and sunny skies. Love the photo of the autumn road, and your pumpkin pie! Happy Day to you!

  22. Happy Thanksgiving, Sandi to you and your family. I can only imagine a walk down that beautiful autumn country lane and home to a piece of that yummy pie. Happy Thursday..Judy

  23. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. Hugs from Oklahoma and Happy Fall.

  24. Mmm . . . that pumpkin pie on the Lavender Rose (I think?) china looks so pretty. You all are so sensible to have Thanksgiving earlier, and not so close to Christmas, as we do here in the States! And yes, there's always so much to be grateful for, isn't there? Blessings to you, Deborah

  25. I hope you had a great Canadian Thanksgiving!! We had an early Thanksgiving here in our house. Our daughter wanted it since she lives in India and has not been home for Thanksgiving for the last 5 years. Beautiful photos!!

  26. Thanks giving to you! The pie looks delicious,keep sharing more..

    HNI Call in Silver


I am delighted to have you visit me and I read every comment. Please forgive me for not being able to visit you all as there are so many of you lovely bloggy friends now. I will visit as much as possible. I wish you a day filled with JOY! ~ Sandi

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