Wednesday, November 25, 2009

A box of thanks

It may be small....




But it contains big thanks!




Everything that my son makes with his hands is a treasure to me and this little box of thanks is no different. I always keep it out as a reminder to be thankful everyday.

It's filled with little strips of paper and the idea is to simply write down what we are thankful for, especially as we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving.



Then last week, his class made a special craft to celebrate Thanksgiving. Are you ready to see the cutest salt and pepper shakers?




It's Mr. and Mrs. Pilgrim of course! It does appear that Mrs. Pilgrim's hat is a little lopsided but that's because she was in a hurry when she got dressed. :)

For his part, Mr. Pilgrim's hat tilts to the back to reveal the top of the pepper shaker so they both serve a purpose, they don't just look good!

She and her dear husband will be on our table tomorrow to join in the festivities. I just hope they don't get sick when we turn them upside down during the meal. That could be trouble!

Sending lots of warm wishes to you and yours on this eve of Thanksgiving. I hope you enjoy a special day and plenty of good home cooking with your loved ones. May your box of thanks overflow on this Thanksgiving and always.

Many sweet blessings!

13 comments:

Linda said...

What precious gifts Melody. They are so sweetly done. I think they will always have a special place in your heart and home.
Have a blessed Thanksgiving.

Brenda said...

What cute little things. Love your sense of humor as well!
Happy Thanksgiving.

Debbie said...

Ah, those sweet things we'll hold onto for a lifetime! Wishing you and your family a wonderful day of Thanksgiving!
Debbie

valerie said...

How precious!
I love those special homemade gifts.

I'm a day late, but hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful.

Love,
Valerie

Elena said...

So cute! I can't wait until my little girl gets old enough to do things like that. I know it will warm heart so much just like your little boy does yours! Have a blessed holiday! Hugs, Elena

Tea said...

Hi Melody! What cute little treasures! I love the pilgrims!

I hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

LisaShaw said...

Thanks for sharing such a sweet post and photos. I pray you had a wonderful thanksgiving.

Blessings and hugs!

Valerie@travelingthrough2 said...

Hi Melody,
Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. The little box of thanks is so cute and the salt and pepper shakers will be adorable!
Valerie

Liz said...

So cute! I hope y'all had a great Thanksgiving!

Raise Them Up said...

Those little crafts are adorable. I especially love the box. I would treasure it, too!

Diane@Diane's Place said...

Hope you had a great Thanksgiving, Melody. :o)

Hugs,

Diane

Charli and me said...

What sweet little treasures! Something I would put on my table year after year ♥ How adorable! I hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Elizabethd said...

What a lovely idea your box is.