Archive | November 2013

The Day After Thanksgiving..Less Shopping, More Reflecting

While many people stayed out late last night to begin their holiday shopping, I was filling up on my cousin’s good ‘ole Mac n Cheese and some sweet potato pie.

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This morning however, I took care of a few holiday necessities. Bills first, then onto playing Holiday Elf for a few folks. Yes, it’s true I hit some sales early this morning….but hey…I did it in the comfort of my pajamas and in front of the laptop (for the sake of some people knowing where I got their gifts I won’t be posting pics. I have to be honest though, this year was more about me sharing the message of my appreciation and love for those in my life, than it was on spending an exorbitant amount cash.

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Today was really about reflecting on the past year and my progress along my path. I’m so very thankful for the positive influences I consider as my go to resources; my supportive family and friends, my professional mentors who represent a variety of backgrounds, my #beblogalicious family, and even the random interactions I’ve had while out and about. It’s been a little easier this year to come out of my protective mode and open up to my environment and the people around me. I’m at the finish line in regards to my Bachelor’s degree and I’m super excited about what my future holds. It’s great to be able to take a moment and say “Thank You” to my Higher Power and the Universe for providing so much to appreciate and look forward to. I know there will be more opportunities, more smiles, and an amazing career in my very near future.

So the day after Thanksgiving what was on your agenda? Shopping those “Can’t Resist” sales or did you choose to take more time to reflect on what you’re thankful for?