It’s the weekend before Christmas, and in the midst of the rushing and the stress and the lists, there are COUNTLESS little awesomenesses to notice and share. The smallest things….a smile as someone motions for me to get in line before her in a busy store, a baby kissing and cooing at a sweet-faced doll, a breakfast table surrounded by laughing faces that I love, a drive in the country with my guy, putting on warm slippers at the end of the day, wrapping a few simple gifts for a needy family in my church, a cup of hot apple cider…I hope this weekend you choose to notice the sweet things surrounding you. They are there!
Here’s today’s lineup…Part 9 in our series.
“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he (or she) grows up.” ~ Pablo Picasso
Brock: Awesome Quote
Camille: Awesome Recipe
Apricot Brie Tarts (a Brave Girl Camp favorite)…super quick and easy, these can be served ht, warm, or cold, and if you’re busy busy busy and need to take something impressive to a holiday party, this is the perfect thing! You can find the recipe on a previous blog post HERE. Enjoy!
Jeff: Awesome Shoes
“My wrestling shoes. Every time wrestling season comes around, I break out my wrestling shoes a night or two before practices start and just wear them around the house or while I watch TV. Kallie thinks I’m funny for doing it, but they are SUPER comfortable. I would wear them all day if it wouldn’t ruin them. Plus, wrestling rocks.”
Jeanne: Awesome Accessories
“I am in love right now with colored tights as the perfect accessory. I think these Target tights in teal are awesome (in stores only). ”
Janet: Awesome Roadside Sign
“I see this sign beside a set of railroad tracks each day on my way to and from work. While it may not be a big deal to others, I LOVE it!!! I love the number 7! It looks different going to work versus the way it looks coming home. It looks different in Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter because of the way the sun rises and sets on it. I wonder if anyone else smiles when they see this #7 sign?! If they don’t, it’s okay, because I will STILL think it’s AWESOME!!!!! ”
Shamanie: Awesome Book
“Love is all there really is…and LOVE is what remains. It is the most powerful force in the universe. This book was written by my Dad which I think is AWESOME. It expands the concept of The LOVE Languages book and delves into the fact that there are 12 Ways to LOVE not just 5! It’s a must read for anyone wanting to learn how to better communicate LOVE to those around them.”
Patrice: Awesome Way to Relax
“Taking some time out of a busy December day to get a pedicure with a friend is AWSOME! ”
Camp Staff and Mentor
Kathy: Awesome Free eBooks!
“Have you ever heard of Project Gutenberg? It’s a site where you can choose from over 36,000 completely free eBooks for ereaders, pcs, or mobile devices. Free!! You can also find free sheet music , cds, and audio books. Take a look…very cool!”
Enjoy the rest of your weekend, lovely friends! We’ll see you on Monday!
PS. Keep leaving your Awesome Things comments…we hope to hear from YOU. And send your Awesome Things photos to firstname.lastname@example.org for our Christmas video (deadline is Dec 20). Thanks for helping us out!