Welcome to my 365 Grateful Project. 

Each day of the year, I will post a photograph of something for which I'm grateful. A huge thank you to Hailey Bartholomew for inspiring this project and keeping gratitude at the forefront of my mind.

October 13, 2014
Grateful for the evenings when my man makes dinner.
October 12, 2014
It certainly happens later in Amsterdam than it does in Minnesota,
but no matter the date, I am happy for beautiful autumn colors.

October 11, 2014
Grateful we were able to turn this mess into some delicious party food.

October 10, 2014
Grateful for my smartypants students.
They've been learning about sorting and they sorted themselves by eye color (and gave hugs)!

October 8, 2014
Grateful for my fabulous assistant Emma and the delicious apple pie she made with our students.

October 6, 2014
Grateful for an apple picking field trip with my cutie pie students.
October 5, 2014
Grateful for my pumpkins from yesterday's trip and the feeling of autumn they add to our apartment!
October 4, 2014
Grateful for an outing to the pumpkin patch!

September 30, 2014
Grateful for my little Lady's special way of making my morning better.

September 28, 2014
Grateful for this sweet keepsake from last night's fun.

September 27, 2014
Grateful for true love and the wedding celebration of Magali and Guillaume. 
September, 26, 2014
Grateful for yet another road trip with my main squeeze.

September 16, 2014
Grateful for change. Goodbye, long locks!
September 15, 2014
Grateful for an afternoon stop in the picturesque town of Dinant on our way home.

September 14, 2014
Grateful to for a visit to the Brasserie D'Achouffe and some top notch beer tasting.
September 13, 2014
Grateful for hiking, beautiful scenery, and drinking Belgian beer near horses.
September 12, 2014
Grateful for travel to new places. This weekend: the Belgian Ardenne.
September 11, 2014
Grateful for my cutie pie students.
Here they are demonstrating their understanding of the prepositions by going under the picnic table
(in case you were wondering).
September 10, 2014
Grateful to be around the creative minds of children all day. Just look at these self portraits!

September 9, 2014
Grateful for a book club session that was delicious in both food and discussion.

September 8, 2014
Oh so very, very grateful to have spent the evening being entertained by Jenny Lewis and Beck.
I'm one happy girl, right here.
September 7, 2014
Grateful for Sunday breakfast that tastes like home.
September 6, 2014
A bike ride in the dunes and forest, fresh fish lunch, and an evening in Alkmaar;
today I'm grateful for a pleasant day trip with the love of my life.
September 5, 2014
Grateful for a delicious end to the day.
September 4, 2014
Grateful for these lovely, useful dishes that were a present from a dear friend.
September 3, 2014
Grateful for things that are half Dutch, half French ...
like this drink! Oh, and my husband, too.
September 2, 2014
Grateful for Lady's new friend, the laser pointer.
Endless entertainment for all!
September 1, 2014
Grateful for an easy, yummy dinner while the husband is out.
Sometimes a frozen pizza just hits the spot. 

August 31, 2014
Grateful for an eye-opening experience at the Pride Photo Award exhibit today.
August 30, 2014
Grateful for creativity at the Ten Beitel family day. Look at our cute birds!
August 28 & 29, 2014
I know it's cheating to post the same picture two days in a row,  but after a full week of feeling under the weather,
there's nothing I'm more grateful for than coming home to a cozy spot on the couch.
August 27, 2014
Grateful to have the world's cutest potato peeler in my kitchen.
August 26, 2014
Grateful for the two most important ladies in my life, who just happen to share today as their birthday!
August 25, 2014
Grateful to work with such a passionate, supportive, and diverse pre-Kindergarten team!
August 24, 2014
Grateful for an afternoon outing in the city center after being cooped up all day yesterday.
August 23, 2014
Grateful for an email with a picture of home;
it really helped to raise my spirits when I was feeling under the weather.
August 22, 2014
Grateful for the drinks, snacks and social hour our school provided to celebrate the first week of school.

August 21, 2014
Grateful for a moment of calm before the students arrive.
Happy first day of school!
August 20, 2014
Grateful for friends who send me links to picture of cats. And for pictures of cats.

August 19, 2014
Grateful for discovering the new Taylor Swift song on my way to work.
I love her and I don't care who knows it.

August 18, 2014
Grateful for organized, clearly labeled drawers that can be understood by the literate
as well as those still working on their reading skills.

August 17, 2014
Grateful whenever rainy days fall on a Sunday.
If you need me, I'll be snuggled up on my couch all day.
August 16, 2014
Grateful for dinner parties!
August 15, 2014
I don't even know what to do with all this silverware!
Grateful for the fabulous end-of-orientation evening my school planned for us.

August 14, 2014
It's always fun to see new creations being built.
Grateful for the chance to watch a space transform before my eyes.

August 13, 2014
Grateful for the chance to see one of my all-time favorite films on the big screen!
August 12, 2014
Grateful for the first day in my new classroom
and beginning to tackle the chaos.
August 11, 2014
Grateful for my silly twin and the best father I could've asked for.
Happy Birthday, Daboon!
August 10, 2014
Grateful for my late grandma Agnes on her birthday.
Her zest for life was admirable and her laugh truly infectious;
I'm lucky to have known such a wonderful woman.
August 9, 2014
Grateful for an evening under blue skies and tree cover.
August 8, 2014
Grateful for an evening stroll around Amsterdam.
August 7, 2014
Two enchiladas recipes later, it's confirmed:
Dutch chili powder is much, much hotter than the stuff I'm used to.
Grateful for this new knowledge.

August 6, 2014
Grateful that this last day of summer break is open and free.
August 5, 2014
Grateful for our new fan and the welcome breeze it creates.

August 4, 2014
Of the 9 stores I passed on my way to the supermarket, 3 were closed for vacation.
Grateful for the work/life balance in this country.

August 3, 2014
From the market to water views,
grateful for taking full advantage of this beautiful Sunday.

August 2, 2014
Grateful for vacation planning and dreaming.
Fingers crossed that we can make this one happen!

August 1, 2014
Grateful for lunch on the canals.

July 31, 2014
Grateful to be welcomed back to Amsterdam with hot, hazy sunshine.

July 30, 2014
Grateful to see my little feline again.
Not sure she feels the same way.

July 29, 2014
Oh so grateful for a whole row to myself on the last and longest leg of my journey back to Amsterdam.

July 28, 2014
Family, laughter, barbecue, and HGTV;
grateful for a perfect ending to my summer in the States.

July 27, 2014
Grateful for cozy homes and the decoration inspiration that follows.

July 26, 2014
Grateful for another party at Polga Island.
Can't believe we've been hanging out here for fifteen years ... half of our lives!
July 25, 2014
Sleepovers are fancier when you're almost thirty.
Grateful for quality time with friends.

July 24, 2014
Now that my summer class is complete, I'm grateful to spend the rest of my Minnesota vacation like this!

July 23, 2014
Grateful for this state bird sighting.
I had never been so close to a Loon before.

July 22, 2014
Grateful to have met another blackie nose/Lady lookalike.

July 21, 2014
Grateful for trying new cuisine with some great company.
Loved my first Tibetan food experience!

July 20, 214
Grateful for a lazy Sunday lake day.

July 19, 2014
Grateful to celebrate this beautiful bride-to-be!

July 18, 2014
Nothing improves an afternoon quite like my mom's delicious fresh mint mojitos.
Grateful for this delightful treat!
July 17, 2014
Grateful for freshly pedicured toes.
Thanks for the pampering, Mom!

July 16, 2014
The sky was on fire tonight!
Grateful for this little glimpse of sunset peeking through the trees.

July 15, 2014
We may be separated by an ocean, but that didn't keep us from having a sweet little anniversary celebration.
Grateful for making the most of the situation ... and for technology.
July 14, 2014
Grateful for a dad who will stop at nothing to get the old VHS to play
for another installment of Dad & Kid Movie Night.
July 13, 2014
Grateful for a day spent enjoying the beautiful nature that is our backyard.

July 12, 2014
Grateful for this sweet and crazy wedding celebration.

July 11, 2014
Grateful for sister sleepover silliness.
July 10, 2014 ... Grateful for cartwheels with my mom.
She does a few each day just so she'll never doubt whether she can do them.
What's not to love about that?
July 9, 2014
Grateful for a late afternoon boat ride with Captain Dad.
July 8, 2014
Grateful for another beautiful summer evening.
July 8, 2014
Grateful for public transportation with a view.
I sure have missed the beautiful city of Chicago.
July 6, 2014
Grateful to attend a family baptism that included three generations of Frank family.
July 5, 2014
Grateful for a Loyola campus reunion tour with these wonderful people.
July 4, 2014
Grateful for a wild and crazy Fourth of July.
Spending the holiday reunited with college friends will certainly be one to remember.
July 3, 2014
Grateful to be back in Chicago, playing games with my college friends.
July 2, 2014
Grateful to have friendships that have lasted for more than a decade
and always feel like no time has passed between meetings.
July 1, 2014
Grateful for a productive day spent furthering my education and preparing for the new school year.
June 30, 2014
Grateful for Dad & Kid Movie Time, watching an old favorite.
June 29, 2014
So so so grateful to be reunited with some of my favorite ladies.
June 28, 2014
Grateful for a supportive family and for participating in the Tanner's Team Foundation 5K.
June 27, 2014
Grateful for good beer and board games with the family.
June 26, 2014
Grateful to soak up some sunshine and lake time.
June 25, 2014
Grateful to be reunited with my sister and brother in their new(ish) house!
June 24, 2014
Grateful to have made it to my parents' house in time to watch the sun set over the lake.

June 23, 2014
Grateful to watch another Netherlands victory outside in the sunshine, and in a sea of oranje.

June 22, 2014
Grateful for another day exploring the gardens of Amsterdam's canal houses
and discovering new plants I've never seen before.
June 21, 2014
Grateful to tour the canal house gardens of Amsterdam on this beautiful first day of summer.

June 20, 2014
Grateful to spend time with these cutie pie kitty sisters.
I think cat-sitting might be my new calling.

June 19, 2014
Grateful for freshly cleaned and organized cupboards. 

June 18, 2014
Grateful for the energy that comes with an early morning dance party.
What a different and exciting way to start the day!
June 17, 2014
Grateful that I won't be making this commute for another month and a half.
Happy summer break!
June 16, 2014
Grateful for my small collection of art from Asia and the warm memories it evokes.

June 14, 2014
Grateful for open air concerts in the park. It really feels like summer now!

June 13, 2014
Friday + sunshine
+ good news about a teaching position for next year
= gratitude and giddiness all around!

June 12, 2014
Grateful for this delectable bowl of cherries
and the sure-to-be delicious dessert my main squeeze is creating with them.

June 11, 2014
Can I be grateful for another dinner on our balcony?
Because I am, each and every time.
June 10, 2014
Grateful to finally start our Game of Thrones season four marathon!
June 9, 2014
Grateful for a day spent riding through wide open spaces.

June 8, 2014
Grateful for a bike ride through some of the cutest villages I've ever seen.
Pictured here: Kalenberg, Nederland.

June 7, 2014
Grateful for our weekend home on the water.

June 6, 2014
Grateful these two lovely people were married 33 years ago today,
and for the wonderful example they've set for me of what a happy, healthy marriage looks like.

June 5, 2014
Grateful for our new tent and the promise of many camping memories to come.

June 4, 2014
Grateful for kitten cuteness during tonight's book club meeting.

June 3, 2014
Grateful for this new tradition of getting the husband all set up for breakfast before he wakes.
June 2, 2014
Almost 10 pm and still so much light. Grateful for the long days of (almost) summer.

June 1, 2014
Grateful to welcome a new month with a delicious outing to Rollende Keukens, a food truck festival.

May 31, 2014
Wine glasses drying in the rack, a sign of a nice dinner with friends and a clean kitchen.
Grateful for both!
May 30, 2014
Grateful for my first flat white; my new favorite.

May 29, 2014
Grateful for goofy moments that have no explanation.

May 28, 2014
Grateful for the beautiful bouquet of flowers brightening our kitchen.

May 27, 2014
Grateful to be lost in a sea of covers.

May 26, 2014
Grateful for the plumber who bailed us out of hot water. Literally.
It was spewing all over the kitchen. Blergh.

May 25, 2014
It doesn't get much better than an afternoon picnic in the park.
Grateful for the sunshine and friends, not to mention the delicious food and drinks that made this afternoon so special.

May 24, 2014
A cat, a beer, and a movie. Grateful for this low-key evening.

May 23, 2014
Grateful for a dinner out with friends.

May 22, 2014
Grateful for clouds that look like a painting.

May 21, 2014
Grateful for a toast to the husband's new job! So proud of him.
May 20, 2014
Grateful for new experiences,
especially when they include boating on Amsterdam's canals.
May 19, 2014
And now I'm grateful for the first balcony dinner of the season.
Eating outdoors might be one of my most favorite things.

May 18, 2014
Grateful for the first balcony breakfast of the year!
May 17, 2014
Grateful for parks full of sunshine and life.

May 16, 2014
Grateful for exploring the urban playground that is Amsterdam Noord.

May 15, 2014
Grateful for canal views and lily pads on my bike commute. 

May 14, 2014
You better believe I'm grateful for tonight's delicious lettuce wrap dinner.
May 13, 2014
Grateful for an abundance of natural light pouring through the windows at 6:30 this morning.
May 12, 2014
So grateful this creature entered the world a year ago.
You've brought immeasurable joy to my life, old blackie nose!
May 11, 2014
Grateful for an afternoon stroll around my husband's home village.
Sometimes I still have a hard time believing he grew up in a place where houses like this were the norm;
it seems like a fairytale to me.
May 10, 2014
Grateful to spend the day at an amusement park with my European family.
May 9, 2014
Grateful for road trip rainbows and a husband who lets me have control of the music.

May 8, 2014
Grateful that this guy was born and that he's become part of our family,
thus making my sister happier than I've ever seen her and giving me a brother!
Happy Birthday, Wobby Wee!
May 7, 2014
Grateful for my personal burger chef.
May 6, 2014
Grateful for the untamed garden that greets me every morning as I get to work.
May 5, 2014
Grateful for all the joy, beauty, energy and light this lady has been bringing to my life for the past decade.
Happiest of birthdays to one of my favorite people on this planet.
May 4, 2014
Grateful for completed cover letters and high hopes for the next school year.
May 3, 2014
Grateful for thoughtful gifts and reminders of (one of my) home(s).
May 2, 2014
Grateful for the chaos of a pre-kindergarten classroom. Seriously.
May 1, 2014
Grateful to spend my afternoon relaxing on our balcony.
April 30, 2014
Grateful for the mist on the canals that brings a sense of calm to the morning.
April 28, 2014
I'll admit, I may have had a similar grateful post last month,
but I'm always grateful to be with this silly feline friend after a vacation.
I miss her so much when we're away.
April 27, 2014
Grateful to come home from Portugal to family in Amsterdam!
April 26, 2014
Grateful for a little romance during dinner.
I don't care what anyone says; I love The Notebook.
April 25, 2014
Grateful for a toast to our last full day in Portimao.
April 24, 2014
Grateful for scenery that leaves me in awe of this spectacular planet.
April 23, 2014
Grateful for road trips with my main squeeze.
April 22, 2014
Grateful for that toasted, crispy feeling you get leaving the beach after a day under the hot sun.
April 21, 2014
Grateful to spend the day exploring a new city.
April 20, 2014
Grateful our host's friend found us as we were wandering this Lisbon street
after a communication mishap. A happy Easter indeed.
April 19, 2014
Grateful for a walk in paradise with the love of my life.
April 18, 2014
Grateful for a breakfast of Portuguese pastries to kick off our Portugal vacation.
April 17, 2014
Oh so grateful to spend the evening reunited with this lady.
April 16, 2014
Grateful for the cute Alsatian children on my mug who make tea time so much more fun.
April 15, 2014
Grateful for fish with the scales still on which evoke memories
of travel adventures in Thailand where this was a typical meal.
April 14, 2014
Grateful to have mastered homemade guacamole.
You might think I'm bragging, but that just means you haven't tasted it :)
April 13, 2014
Grateful to dry my freshly cleaned sheets in the fresh, clean air.
April 12, 2014
Grateful to have spent the day among Holland's beautiful tulips.
April 11, 2014
Grateful to kick off my teacher shoes after a rewarding week at school.
April 10, 2014
Grateful for sushi.
April 9, 2014
Grateful for that magical feeling of standing under a tree,
surrounded by green leaves and flowering branches.
April 8, 2014
Grateful for the opportunity to teach elementary school music today.
It's always a fun challenge to try something new!
April 7, 2014
Grateful to be inside and dry on this rainy evening.
April 6, 2014
Grateful for freshly planted flowers and a quiet morning on the balcony.
April 5, 2014
Grateful for the most delicious muesli I've ever tasted. Yum yum yum.
April 4, 2014
Grateful to enjoy our beer under light skies tonight at the windmill.
April 3, 2014
Grateful for a new bike and the new, super strong locks (yes, plural) that will keep it safe forever.
April 2, 2014
Grateful for the first of many spring picnics.
April 1, 2014
Grateful to be back home with this little monster.
March 31, 2014
Grateful for a productive and informative layover in Philadelphia, visiting Independence Hall
where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were debated and adopted.
March 30, 2014
Grateful for perfect weather to wrap up this perfect vacation.
March 29, 2014
Grateful for these little tokens of our seaside vacation,
and especially for the sweet heart-shaped rock my love found for me.
March 28, 2014
Grateful for a husband who like to share food so I always get to try two dishes
... and a dad who picks up the bill.
March 27, 2014
Grateful for quality time and posed pictures with my beautiful mom.
March 26, 2014
Today I'm grateful for the vibrant colors and unpredictable patterns of the oceans.
March 25, 2014
Grateful for full double rainbows over the ocean.
If only I could've captured the whole thing in one photo...
March 24, 2014
Grateful for goofy family moments at Walgreen's.
March 23, 2014
 Grateful for a gorgeous morning view.
March 22, 2014
Grateful for the best company and a comfortable shoulder during a long flight.
March 21, 2014
Grateful to have participated in my first brewery tour.
March 20, 2014
Grateful for visitors, especially when they're long time friends I hadn't seen in three years.
March 19, 2014
Grateful for some (adorable) help with today's laundry.
March 18,  2014
Grateful for a neat, tidy, freshly cleaned apartment.
March 17, 2014
Grateful for some no-prep dinner on a day when we just don't feel like cooking.
March 16, 2014
Grateful to spend the morning improving my French avec mon beau gosse.
March 15, 2014
Grateful that the next time I see this girl it won't be through a computer screen!
March 14, 2014
Wish I could convey a scent through a photograph.
Today I'm grateful for the fresh, dewey scent of a misty morning on my bike ride to work.
March 13, 2014
Grateful for an afternoon spent looking at refurbished boats.
Even more exciting, all the boats were being worked on by women. Take that, gender stereotypes!
March 12, 2014
I haven't always felt this way, but I'm grateful to be a ginger.
March 11, 2014
Grateful to be able to write "Brittany in Minnesota" on my calendar
and then draw a squiggly line through most of July.
March 10, 2014
Grateful to indulge in one of my new favorite recipes for dinner tonight. Yummmm.
March 9, 2014
Grateful for that thrilling feeling of being alive that comes with those first days of spring weather.
March 8, 2014
Beyond grateful to be soaking up the sunshine our balcony today.
March 7, 2014
Grateful for another evening of thought-provoking conversation at the Food for Thought dinner.
March 6, 2014
Grateful for a book discussion with intelligent women, good food, and wine.
March 5, 2014
Grateful for a lovely walk in the park and seeing nature's beauty through the eyes of a toddler.
Her excitement was infectious!
March 4, 2014
Grateful for the light of a new morning.
March 3, 2014
Grateful to spend the afternoon with some delicious popcorn and a good book.
March 2, 2014
Grateful for this perfect Sunday. It's doesn't get much better than a stroll in the park,
and outing to the Sunday Market and running some into friends.
March 1, 2014
Macaroons for dessert ... that's definitely something to be grateful for.
February 28, 2014
Grateful for a new creative challenge. Time to sew some skirts and dresses!
February 27, 2014
Grateful that my little snuggle buddy is taking it easy
and recovering well after her surgery yesterday.
February 26, 2014
Grateful for the birds of spring and their friendly songs.
February 25, 2014
Grateful for the sense of calm dusk brings. (And for ducks, of course).
February 24, 2014
Grateful for new plants, sunshine, and a spring in my step (because it feels like spring...).
February 23, 2014
Grateful for a Sunday bike ride around Amsterdam North (and beyond) with my one and only.
February 22, 2014
I'm grateful every time I sip from this mug.
My mom has the same one and I can't help but feel close to her whenever I use it.
February 21, 2014
Grateful to have experienced Mother Tongue Day at Mezrab and to have been serenaded
by lullabies in so many languages. This picture shows an Iraqi woman, a Persian woman, and her son
who performed very beautiful, very haunting songs for us.

February 20, 2014
Grateful for a beautiful night.
February 19, 2014
Grateful for a truly unique experience at Global Village Day today.
The 1,000 member student body plus faculty represented their home countries by wearing traditional dress and sharing their customs as well as their national pride. These students certainly are becoming global citizens, and I am incredibly grateful to belong to such an accepting, respectful community.
February 18, 2014
Grateful to live in a country that has stroopwafels and Girl Scout cookies!
February 17, 2014
Grateful for an evening spent watching the Olympics with my sweet, cuddly little leg-warming Lady.

February 16, 2014
Grateful for some homemade brew and delicious food pairings, not to mention great company.
Thanks Dutchie Amsterdam!

February 15, 2014
Grateful for the little notes left on bathroom walls.
February 14, 2014
Grateful for all the sweet notes I found hidden around my apartment as I got ready this morning.
February 13, 2014
Grateful for receiving some loving mail from my loving family.
February 12, 2014
Grateful beyond words to have called this lady my friend, roommate and travel pal throughout the years.
February 11, 2014
Grateful for a glass of red wine and some quality relaxation.
February 10, 2014
Grateful to see one of nature's most beautiful creatures on a walk today.
February 9, 2014
Grateful for spending our last night in London at a cozy pub complete with some great art.
Is it just me or is this guy gazing lovingly at a keg?
February 8, 2014
Thankful for the chance to see a great movie wonderfully adapted for the stage.
February 7, 2014
Grateful for a wonderful day wandering around London with this guy.
February 6, 2014
Grateful for the chance to enjoy a pint of bitter beer in a British pub.
February 5, 2014
Grateful for these two almost fully-packed suitcases that signal a new adventure is about to begin.
Just wish we could take the kitty with us.
February 4, 2014
I'm grateful for the chance to enjoy twenty solid minutes of peace and quiet in a serene setting.
February 3, 2014
Grateful for the blue water of the canal right outside our flat.
February 2, 2014
Today I'm grateful for all the fun finds we brought home from the Sunday Market.
February 1, 2014
Grateful I can make my husband so happy
by doing something as simple as wearing my hair in a ponytail.
January 31, 2014
I'm grateful for coffee.
Not sure I would've made it through this week without it.

January 30, 2014
Today I'm grateful for having a drink with a friend in such a charming café.
January 29, 2014
I'm grateful that my only plan this evening is to cuddle with my little Lady.
January 28, 2014
Grateful for this beautiful sliver of moon seen on my morning commute.

January 27, 2014
So incredibly grateful to be back in the classroom!

January 26, 2014
Grateful for a blossoming tree in the middle of winter.

January 25, 2014
Grateful for tonight's intimate performance by such talented musicians.

January 24, 2014
Thankful for today's quiet bike ride along the canals.

January 23, 2014
Grateful for all the extra snuggles received while nannying today.

January 22, 2014
Grateful for such a sweet, thoughtful sister.
January 21, 2014
Grateful to have a husband who does the dishes.

January 20, 2014
I'm thankful for the stamppot my man made for dinner. 
Though, in the spirit of today's post, it could have used a little more spice and some gravy.

January 19, 2014
Today I feel not only grateful, but also pampered and relaxed after a wonderful day at the spa.

January 18, 2014
I am beyond grateful to have called these two strong, kind, and incredibly gorgeous women
my friends for more than half of my life. Happy Birthday!

January 17, 2014
Grateful for the quiet space in the middle of Amsterdam that lies just beyond this pretty passageway.

January 16, 2014
Today I'm grateful I got to witness the maniacal drawing of a two-year-old. Such passion!

January 15, 2014 pt. 1
Thankful for some really wonderful mail.
Thank you Mom and Megan!

January 15, 2014 pt. 2
Incredibly grateful to have married this man six months ago.

January 14, 2014
Grateful for all the silly pictures my sister sends me
(and that our style has improved since this was taken).

January 13, 2014
There's a pepper in my pepper!
Today I'm thankful for this little culinary surprise.
January 12, 2014
I'm grateful for the chance to enjoy such beautiful scenery every time I bike through the Vondelpark. 

January 11, 2014
Thankful for Saturday night snuggle sessions with my man and little Lady.

January 10, 2014
I'm thankful for a safe, warm, cozy (and might I say lovely) place to sleep every night.
(I kind of want to hop into bed right now...)

January 9, 2014
I am thankful for the opportunity to help little ones learn
(especially about fun things like wild animals).

January 8, 2014
I'm grateful for work/coffee dates with Jess.
This girl always keeps me motivated!

January 7, 2014
A productive morning of blogging.
(Three posts finished and coming your way soon!)

January 6, 2014
Thankful for a cozy game of chess to pass the afternoon
(just wish it weren't happening because my man is home sick from work).

January 5, 2014
I'm grateful for all the holiday wishes sent our way,
especially since it meant extra postage for most!

January 4, 2014
I'm thankful that my husband makes goofy faces with me
(even though he looks super cute in this one).

January 3, 2014
Thankful for a feline friend who matches my mood
and snuggles with me when I have a headache.

January 2, 2014
For the sun that breaks through the clouds,
turning a rainy morning into a pleasant afternoon.

January 1, 2014
I am grateful for the delicious omelets my husband makes for weekend brunch.


  1. This is great Britt. What a good discipline to keep gratitude top of mind. I am grateful for you!

  2. This is amazing. It's like my little slice of Brittany delight once a day. Love this and love you!

  3. Lovely! Your stories and pictures make me smile. Thanks for sharing Brittany. I am very grateful for you and Philippe's hospitality. John and I can't wait to see you both.

    1. So happy to make you smile! I'm going to be smiling so big when you two come to visit!