Counting Gifts/ FAMILY

One Thousand Gifts In Instagram Pictures

 I’ve counted the gifts here on New Nostalgia for over a couple years. Today we made it past 1,000! So many blessings, I’m overwhelmed! Counting the gifts has changed me. I see in more detail the many blessings, big and small.  

~A new rug from my Mother-In-Law, an early birthday gift. 

~My little one made a thankful box.  I love her spontaneous creativity.  I love she is learning to see and count the gifts, too.

~my niece and her amazing, big blue eyes

~crunching on coconut chips, a healthy natural snack
~drinking from my travel mug, reminds me of my Karen friend and beautiful Yosemite

~3 waterbottles for 3 girls. Thankful for the many cups that I don’t have to wash thanks to these!
~Finally, FINALLY getting to paint my bathroom.  So. Much. Better.
~a little one who is so eager and happy to help

~shopping with my 3 girls.  Hearing their giggles behind dressing room curtains.

~patient silly sisters waiting for little sister to try on her many, MANY pairs of jeans. 

~celebrating Grandma’s birthday.  Balloon fun with cousins.  Precious family memories.
~The beauty of my sisters home on Thanksgiving

~Outside beauty at my sisters home on Thanksgiving

~A nephew who hides his face but never his love.

~a delicious drink that delighted my girls

~silly family games on Thanksgiving

~shopping with my Teagan on Black Friday

~how lights of the season reflect the Light of the season

~my peppermint pillow, a gift from my Mom

~my coffee shop ‘office.’ The festive touches.

~a gift of comfort from a dear friend

~dollar store sparkly ornaments that shout meaning

~a homemade birthday card sent in the mail from a dear friend

~a cozy home all twinkly 

~a nativity globe that reminds

~car trip to our first family Christmas celebration. Fun family memories.

~festive fruit.  Nourishment.

~him.  How he cares for me.  

~them.  How much joy they bring.

~Cousins, Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents.  Family Fun.

~Grandparents.  Parents. White Elephant gifts.  Laughter.

~my ESV study Bible.  Quiet moments, loud words from my Creator.  

~Gingerbread traditions.  

~Gifts that are wrapped early so I can enjoy & reflect on the season

~Little one loving her White Elephant gift…no matter that they are way too big!

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  • Karen Penfold
    December 4, 2012 at 7:07 am

    love reading through yur recent blessings- and that I was mentioned- tee-hee.”} You inspire me girl!

  • Karen Penfold
    December 4, 2012 at 7:06 am

    Love reading through your latest blessings- and that I got a mention. Tee-hee. You so inspire me girl!

  • Carla
    December 3, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    Wonderful way to document life’s little blessings!

  • Donalyn
    December 3, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    Lovely, Amy!

  • Amy Bowman
    December 3, 2012 at 3:24 pm


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