11.22.2011

A good time to tell you this.

I'm thankful for so many things.
But, especially, YOU.
(yeah, you!)

I've been meaning to write a post for so long,
to tell all you readers how much I appreciate each and every one of you.
And now, it's almost Thanksgiving...
what a perfect time to send out a big, huge virtual HUG to you.

Thank you for reading.
Thank you for always being supportive and kind.
Thank you for checking in on me, listening to me,
and genuinely caring about me. 

Every comment makes me smile.
Every email makes my day.

You guys mean more to me than you know.
And there's a select handful of you that I don't even refer to as "blog friends" anymore. 
Nope. At my house, people like you are called REAL friends. 
And that is a WONDERFUL thing. 

Happy Thanksgiving, Friends! 

(art via)

39 comments:

Mademoiselle Poirot said...

That's such a lovely and positive post - thanks for sharing :-) xo

Faith said...

so sweet! i'm thankful that you have a blog that i can enjoy. with all the amazing pictures and sweet messages. i always leave with a smile on my face!

Alaythea said...

Very sweet! And thank you! And I'll be honest, I totally thought you were going to announce your were pregnant when I read the title.....oh, well! Lol! I think I just have babies on the brain lately!

Michelle (michabella) said...

I am so thankful for you pretty friend!! <3

Cindy P said...

I'm thankful for you, friend! =) I always feel so uplifted after reading your posts here and your comments on my blog.

I hope you have a beautiful Thanksgiving Ashley. I hope God greatly blesses your day!

ashley.warner said...

what a cute what to show what you're thankful for!

The Gists said...

Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

Shannon said...

Lovely post :) I am thankful for the blogosphere as well. As a new blogger I am so thankful for the comments and thoughts that people leave on my blog, it reminds me why I love photography and writing.

rachel said...

i am totally head over heels in love with this :) :) :)

you are too cute for your own good, do you know it???

and i am thankful for YOU too :)

A Turkey Named Katie or should I be the alternate bird Zack said...

What a great post to your friends Swoop. This morning at BNI we were ask to give our referrals and what we are thankful for. So I stood and said how thankful I am for my lovely wife and our beautiful son Hudson. I did not even have to think about it for a second. I am truly grateful for the Lord placing you in my life and giving us the wonderful gift of Hudson.

I am also thankful for your blog and all the friends you have made on it. I see each and every day how happy your blog and your new friends make you.

There are so many things that I am thankful for that I could not even begin to list them all but most of all you!

I LOVE YOU AND HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

Alyssa said...

the blogging world is a wonderful place :) happy thanksgiving!

Gentri said...

I'm thankful for YOU Ashley! Love youuuuuu!

Paislea Elyse said...

awe - i love this!!

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{andthisiswhatshesaid} said...

Loving this. I posted that picture a while back, its so cute!

Haley K said...

Oh i LOVE that sweet piece of art :) with each darling picture/caption I was nodding my head because I'm grateful for all of them too! And I'm grateful for YOU Ashley!! your positive outlook on life is contagious :) and with Hudson being older than Brooks, seeing him grow up gets me excited because I know Brooks is right behind him! :)

I hope you have a great Thanksgiving weekend friend :)

xo
Haley

Brianna said...

Awwwh! You're too sweet, you know! :)

Janette said...

Thankful for youuuuu! And your blog.. Probably one of my top 5 faves! You are such a lovely girl.. And I totally no longer say "blog friends"...although Lovey thinks I'm weird I call people I've never met "Friends"..But whatevs.
Happy T Day!

Janette, the Jongleur

Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

Aww what a sweet post! And we are thankful for YOU and the amazing posts and memories you share with us :)

prettymeggy said...

hi Ashley! i just learned about your blog and I really like it!!! i'm now part of your reader.. can't wait to see more of your post.
take care and greetings from Italy. xoxo, Haus of Gala

Katie said...

we love you girl! i'm definitely thankful for you too. you always post such wondeful and genuine comments that make me smile :)

Kai.Mercado. said...

you are so awesome!! I love reading your blog!! Happy Thanksgiving!

Amber Blue Bird said...

well arent you a sweetheart! Thanks for being you and for all your fun posts.

jessica said...

You're so sweet! I'm thankful to be able to read blogs like yours with women that have such positive outlooks on life, it's totally inspiring.

Happy Thanksgiving (soon)!

My Journey With Candida said...

You are a sweetheart!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

Ana said...

Ownnnn how cute! Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you're feeling better about the camera :-)

Rod and Alex - aka: "Rolex" said...

And we're thankful for you!
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

Courtney B said...

You are the SWEETEST, Ashley! I'm so thankful you blog! I just adore you, and you make me SO excited to be a momma one day!

Mrs. Pancakes said...

awww...that is very sweet!

Shutterbug said...

no, thank you for sharing your life with us! ;)

Funmilayo I. said...

Aww that's sweet and happy thanksgiving to you too!

Chloe said...

This is such a cute post! (I'm loving the small smiley cactus!) You're so sweet! Can't wait to read more of your blog!

xoxoo
chloe ** http://flowerponychloe.blogspot.com

Meri said...

I truly feel thankful for blog friendships and relationships too. This post is so cute-did you design those icons yourself?

Cary said...

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

The Frat Pack + Me said...

Oh, how very sweet! You are a dear ;-) Happy thanksgiving!

Tanya Turi said...

LOVE IT! :) I've been off blogging for a while now but reading yours always keeps me inspired!

Happy Thanksgiving Friend!
T xx

Lynn {hearted girl} said...

awe Ash, this is such a beautiful post. i feel ooey-gooey-good inside after reading it and looking at the darling illustrations to go along with it. you are a very rare and special girl, i've only got love in my heart when i think of you. one in a mill is what! yeah. you are bliss.

from the moment i click in here there's comfort, there's clarity and there's warmth. it's a home away from home and that's all because of YOU! xoox ♥

Raven said...

Gosh I just love you. I do. Your words and your blog posts and your family and your style and just.....you. You and the hubs and the little H. I definitely consider you a "real life friend" and not just a blog friend :)

Shea said...

Aww, what a sweet post! Thank YOU too--you are always so inspiring, and your posts always put a smile on my face!

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