November 25, 2011


{1. family 2. my huge plate of yumminess 3. baby brother 4. me being weird 5. me being awk}

Thanksgiving. Has it been a year already since the last? This year, more than any other year, is one that I should be extra thankful for. I have been immensely blessed with a year that's been full of amazing opportunities, ridiculously awesome people, good and bad memories, hilariously awkward moments and so much more. Ideally, it shouldn't take a holiday for us to be thankful but sometimes it's easy to get lost amongst life. I know I complain too much, and whine too often, but at the end of the day, I have everything I need and that, in itself, is enough. Of course we all dream big, which is good, it's the best! Without dreamers in this world, where would we be? I'm never ever going to give up dreaming, that just wouldn't be me, but I do need to start remembering to be grateful for what I have; my family, my friends, my wellbeing, my ability to get an education, my strong beliefs, and my world as it is. Too often we forget that it really is the small things that we tend to take for granted that means the most in life. Thank you for giving me all that I have and for allowing me to keep dreaming for all that I want.

A special shout out to all of my readers and supporters (Facebook friends, yeah, that means you!) for all that you've done for me; from the thoughtful comments to the amazing support I've received in the last few months. You lovelies are the sunshine to my cloudy day, the light of my life, the most amazing readers a gal could ever ask for. Thank you from the bottom of my heart! Xox


Punk Chopsticks said...

LO I can't believe I hadn't found this blog until just now!!! I love your writing style, girl. And yeah, it really is easy to be caught up in what we have and what we want. Well, I'm going to start now. I grateful for having found your blog!!!! Ahahah there I said it xD

p/s: Your family looks amazing! Are you chinese?

Johanna L. said...

Your family looks adorable! Hope your Thanksgiving has been awesome ;) xoxo

Jade Purple Brown said...

That food looks delicious!

Flo said...

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Anonymous said...

YUM! Looks like it was a really nice Thanksgiving well-spent with family (: Have a great weekend!

maggie said...

Food looks great, and it's great to hear how you had a great time with your family!

xx maggie

Mimi said...

this post is beautiful! i completely agree with you -- sometimes we get so caught up with life that we forget to be grateful for the simple things we have. :)

p.s. the food looks delicious!

<3, Mimi
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Analisa said...

This is such a beautiful post, words and photos included :) The food looks delicious!

THE CHEAP said...

Love this beautiful post :)

Happy Turkey Day to you!!


joy said...

The photos are great, food looks yummy :P

Unknown said...

This looks really yum!
love the denim jacket!
Thanks for your comment!


chroscenium said...

awwww, your post is so heart warming! I'm glad you had a wonderful break at home & I see that you're using the 35! What a difference it makes huh? :)

we have to hang out soon!

mispapelicos said...

Thank you so much for joining us in this Christmas project.
Following your blog now.

Bree said...

So sweet!
And yeah, you're right.
Thank you.


yiqin; said...

YUMMY food!

Brittney said...

There's so much to be thankful for and bein' able to dream is definitely one of 'em! ;) These photos are gorgeous, especially the family one. :)

Kristin said...

the food looks really yuummy! <3 i don't see carl in any of the photos XP