Category Archives: The Gratitude Files

For the Love of Soundtracks

“And when he shall die, take him, and cut him out in little stars, and he shall make the face of heaven so fine, that all the world will fall in love with night, and pay no worship to the … Continue reading

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Books! Smell the BOOKS!

So today I shopped at a cute little store that sells all kinds of knickknacks, from antique jewellery to collector cards and books. And of course I came home with…..books. I’m pretty sure I promised myself no more books until … Continue reading

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Homemade Fresh Salsa with Bacon-wrapped Avocado & Kettle-style Tortilla Chips – A Foodie Post!

I was not planning to pull a foodie on here (so the presentation could be better) but today I made homemade, fresh salsa (while listening to some awesome salsa music) and it was kind of amazing. It’s been a while … Continue reading

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It’s a Beautiful Day – Summer Solstice

Went for a run today, and it was gorgeous out. I had to break for some pictures. I’ve come to realize I’m kind of obsessed with the sunlight through trees. I can never seem to take enough pictures of that….Grateful … Continue reading

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Veronica Mars Turned Me Into a Marshmallow

Have I ever mentioned that I’m a Marshmallow? (Fanatical Veronica Mars fan for all you non-Marshmallow types). I didn’t give it a chance for a long time because even though I had heard good things about it, I thought, “a … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Mindy

Today I am thankful for the neverending stream of mindless and mindful entertainment coming from the Interwebedness of Joy. After a much-too-long hiatus, Dr. L is back in my life, giving me a little bit of Mindy-Goodness and much-appreciated bouts … Continue reading

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Ridiculous Internet Quizzes, Auras and The Gratitude Files

Today in The Gratitude Files I am thankful for those ridiculous internet quizzes that are only not-ridiculous if I happen to agree with the outcome. Today’s internet quiz comes from Quiz Social: What Colour is Your Aura? And here are my … Continue reading

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My tea corner

Today is one of those days when it’s not so easy to feel gratitude. So today I am thankful for my cozy little tea corner with a tea cozy. Can’t believe there was a time when I didn’t even know … Continue reading

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Landslide – The Gratitude Files, Music Edition

Today, and everyday, I am thankful for music. Some days I’m not sure I’d get through without it, and when it comes to writing inspiration there is nothing better. Today, let’s appreciate this beauty by Stevie Nicks with Fleetwood Mac, … Continue reading

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Hell, Handbaskets and The Moment of Truth – Today’s Edition of The Gratitude Files

Now that spring is here, I seem to be (hope to be) recovering from the endless inertia of winter. For many, myself included, that means getting back into a healthier routine. When winter arrived, I started out with ambition: I … Continue reading

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