25 things I am thankful for

Fall is definitely one of my favorite times of the year! The weather starts to cool down, the leaves change colors, and we are officially entering the holiday season. Every year I reflect on all of the things I am thankful for, but this year I have many reasons. So, I thought I would share 25 things I am thankful for, especially this year.

1. My husband

We have been together 4 years and he is still my person.

2. Carter Jaxson

We officially adopted our son on November 14th and are loving every minute.

3. My parents/family

My parents are always there for me no matter what. I love my family.

4. Our home

We bought our house earlier this year & I love making it into a home.

5. My In-laws/family

I hit the jackpot because I couldn't ask for better in-laws, or a better second family.

6. Our dogs

We have had Gunnar for a year and a half and Molly for 6 months, and they have wiggled their way into my heart.

7. My Job

I am so thankful to have a job that allows me to stay home and take care of Carter

8. My best friend

I am so thankful to have such a great friend to rely on and to create memories with.

9. Our cars

I am thankful we both have dependable vehicles

10. Our church

I am thankful we are able to attend a church we love without fear of persecution.

11. Our adventures

I am thankful for all of the places we have been able to see together and all the places we will get to see in the future.

12. Food & clean drinking water

I am thankful we have these things we consider "normal" while others are praying they get some today.

13. Sunsets

The best thing about living in Arizona is its extraordinary sunsets

14. A safe neighborhood

I am thankful we are raising carter in a safe, family friendly neighborhood.

15. Clothes

I am thankful we have clothes on our backs to keep us warm as the winter approaches.

16. Our Soldiers/Freedom

I am thankful for our brave soldiers that fight for our freedom

17. Sleepless nights

I am thankful for the sleepless nights because Carter won't stop crying. I am thankful to have a baby to give us sleepless nights.

18. Internet

I am thankful for the internet that keeps me connected to family & allows me to do my job.

19. Carter's birthmother

I am forever thankful for this selfless woman who chose life for our son.

20. Pest Control

This might seem like a stupid one to most people, but anyone who knows my hatred for bugs, knows this should probably be a lot higher on my list.

21. Cell phones

I am thankful for phones that allow me to stay connected with old friends and distant family members.

22. Comfortable pillows

One of the best feelings is laying your head down on a pillow at night.

23. Greys Anatomy

Yes I am thankful for greys anatomy. It is my favorite show ever, I've watched it 3 times.

24. Our Country

I am thankful for our freedom to vote and thankful to live in a free country.

25. Bath bombs

I am thankful for a good bath at the end of a long day and a husband who reads stories and plays with our son while I listen to them.

#home #lifestyle


Hi friend! Welcome to my little corner of the internet. I’m Tayler- wife to my high school sweetheart and together we are raising four little ones on our tiny homestead! Here you will find all things Homeschool, Homemaking, and Homesteading!

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