“Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done.” -1 Chronicles 16:8 NIV

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” –John F. Kennedy

Granddad Price & Maralee

Nan Nan cooked a wonderful Thanksgiving meal!

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” –Cicero

The Prices

Thanksgiving 2011

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” –Brian Tracy


Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. -Marcel Proust


                              “The funny thing about Thanksgiving, or any huge meal, is that you spend 12 hours shopping for it and then chopping          and cooking and braising and blanching. Then it takes 20 minutes to eat it and everybody sort of sits around in a food coma, and then it takes four hours to clean it up.” –Ted Allen

“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” - Luciano Pavarotti

Maralee eating her first real Thanksgiving meal!

Adeline enjoyed her meal too!

“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” –W.T. Purkiser


I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. -Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Maralee & Adeline

Raleigh, Maralee, Me, & Adeline Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. -Denis Waitley

Gabby & Adeline There is always, always, always something to be thankful for. - Author Unknown


Grandad & Maralee

“Friendships begin with liking or gratitude—roots that can be pulled up.” –George Eliot

Adeline, Camryn, Claire & Maralee

1st Twin Picture! Many more to come :)

Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. -1 Thessalonians 5:17-19

Till next time, let your light shine!

Blessings, christen