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gratitude project {volume one}

simply love
hi! welcome to the first month of my new gratitude project- so very excited to have you here! here is a re-cap of my vision for the project: i read once that the key to living a happy and fulfilled life is to reflect and to show gratitude. so i told myself that i would take in moments throughout my day and would document these moments through photos. it really amazed me how i started to notice things that i never would have noticed before. now i try to take at least one photo every day of something that i am grateful for. simple things that are ways to celebrate the good in my life - the everyday celebrations. i feel spiritually and physically stronger because of this task and would love to encourage you all to do the same-- to discover more about the power of gratitude in your life. our blogging community has also helped to inspire me to be more grateful. almost all of the bloggers i follow express gratitude regularly. 
…this got me thinking… 
what if we all come together near the end of each month {on the 29} and share our month through photos- sharing the simple moments where we took a step back and were grateful. i am hoping that this little project/link-up will bring strength, encouragement, and joy to others. i would love to see what inspires you most on a daily basis. 
i plan to use #simplylovegratitudeproject as a hashtag for the project. 
please join me-
 i would love to have you. 

next link-up will be monday, december 29

*i plan to feature certain blogs each month-
along with some giveaways for bloggers who join in on the fun*

november insta daily moments of gratitude:
a quiet morning in my classroom with pandora playing and kate/audrey mugs
a thursday afternoon at dean & deluca 
mr. monaco surprised me on a tuesday evening with a mini date to a favorite spot in town
bakersfield for guacamole, sangria, and tacos 
coffee time with my family in knoxville, tennessee last sunday morning
my childhood friends - my forever friends at a bar in our hometown 
a morning with mr. darcy
a beautiful thanksgiving day dinner with the monaco family 
a sunday morning of prayer, reflection, and blogging
mr. monaco- the sweetest man i know. 

you're next! 

please feel free to link-up between now and next saturday, december 6

also, please grab the button under the tab, gratitude project, at the top

also linking up with sweet emily over at ember gray
Grateful Heart Linkup w/ Ember Grey


i hope you had a wonderful and safe holiday!

9 comments:

  1. I love all of your pictures that go along with these things! How are you liking Sunday Suppers? Have you cooked anything from it yet?

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    1. thank you so much again!! And i love Sunday Suppers- it's beautiful but I haven't been able to make anything yet- I will def. post if I do!! xo

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  2. Those macrons!
    I absolutely love this idea of a gratitude project. I'm so excited to join in!!

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    1. Awe, yay! I would love for you to join me!! Hope your week is going well - xo

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  3. So much to be thankful for! I love this idea. I may have to join next month. Guacamole and drinks sounds like the perfect date night.:)

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    1. So much :) Hope you're well and thank you - I would LOVE for you to join me, sweet girl!! xo

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  4. Lovely photos! I'm desperate for a night out with good gauc and margaritas. Taking my hubby to my favorite Mexican place in NYC in a few weeks so we'll get some of that crossed off (margaritas will have to wait until baby arrives, ha)!
    You do Christmas crackers on Thanksgiving too?? I definitely thought we were the only people who do that!! :)

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    1. :) Hi Rebecca- thank you for the sweet note. Mexican is always a good idea and yes we do!! yay! xo

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  5. This is such a great idea!! :) I'm always looking for ways to showcase gratefulness! I can't wait to participate this month! :)

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