Hi everyone! It's been quite a week as the possession date for the sale of my Mom's house is next week. There has been lots of work happening and still a bit to do. But I don't want to miss an opportunity to intentionally look for how God has blessed me this week! Please join our group in cultivating a grateful life!
~ shed moving ~ the shed was the only thing that didn't fit the city compliance in the Real Property Report, it was sitting too close to the property line. But it is a old, old shed. It's got to be at least 45 years old so it was pretty beat up and broken down and just plain rotten. But because the shed was listed in the listing, we gave the buyers the choice: we'd move it or tear it down. We really, really thought they'd say tear it down, but nope they said they'd prefer it being moved if we could. Ugh. I stressed about this thing for a week. But a realtor friend, the same one who helped with the sale, came over with tools and him and my husband did it. It took a good hour but I am amazed they were able to move that thing without it falling apart on their heads and no one getting hurt! Standing ovation to them.
~ dahlias! ~ My dahlias, in fact all my potted flowers on the back deck, were mediocre all through the summer. And then September came and the dahlias took off like crazy. They are gorgeous and whereas in the summer I was getting a bloom here, a bloom there, they have really decided to put on a show to end the season producing blooms as big as my hand. I'm going to try to winter the bulbs. Say a prayer. I don't know what I'm doing. If you have any tips leave them in the comments!
~ this cute thing ~ Ah, Tux. He makes me smile, he makes me laugh. He melts my heart. He also makes me want to tear out my hair. He's such a stinker. Good thing he's so cute.
~ chocolate ~ I discovered this chocolate at a drug store in town and it is so good. I tried a few flavors and though they were all good this one I really liked. I don't eat a lot of chocolates but this is nice just to have a square or two once in a while when I'm craving chocolate or a dessert. It's 65% dark chocolate so a bit less sweet than a milk chocolate. (Though their Milk Chocolate Nelson Pear and Manuka Honey is also amazing!)
~fuzzy housecoat ~ the cooler evening and morning weather has me reaching for my soft and fuzzy housecoats. So cozy and comfy.
What has blessed you in your life this week? What are you thankful for?