Chanyn’s Gratitude

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This whole month of November has made me think of what I am Grateful and Thankful for. I have some friends who have posted daily on Facebook what they are thankful for. It was a great reminder to me to slow down and appreciate the things I have even small things.

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Katie’s Gratitude


I have so many things to be thankful for this year! I hope that you find yourself with many things to be grateful for as well. I don’t think we stop and count blessings nearly as often as we should. At least, I know I do not. Maybe that will be one of my goals next year, to write a list of my blessings more than once a year. Continue reading

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Memories and Traditions


Here at Cultivating Trio, we are celebrating Thanksgiving all week long. Today we remember our favorite memories and traditions. We hope that this will get thinking about your favorite traditions.  Over the next few days each of us will talk about what we are thankful for this year. We find it so uplifting to list all the things we love and are grateful.

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Best Ever Banana Bread

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This is just about my favorite recipe ever! It’s so easy to make and it’s delicious. The house smells amazing when the bread is in the oven. There is always a rush to the kitchen to see if the bread is done.

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Katie’s Weekly Menu 11/17

Katie's Weekly Menu

This week I am filling up my freezer!! And I mean filling it up…Marinara sauce, Meatballs, Stroganoff, Quesadillas, Pizza, Chicken, Taco meat and Pancakes. Wow, that looks ambitious! But I am positive that I can get it all done. What are your favorite freezer meals?

My mom is having surgery

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Five Minute Friday: Tree

It’s time to join the writing party with LisaJo Baker and her amazing group of writers.  Each week on Friday she gives us a word to write on.  We write for five minutes, no editing and from the heart.  Just let the fingers fly across the keyboard and see what spills out.  Here we go!

Today’s prompt: Tree



My daddy, he’s grounded like the oak tree
My momma, she is steady as the sun
Oh you know I love my folks
But I keep starin’ down the road
Just lookin’ for my one chance to run

~ Sara Evans “Born to Fly”

My Family is like

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