Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Happy Thanksgiving & The Thrifty Homeschooler!

I subscribe to the Thrifty Homeschooler newsletter written and edited by Maureen Wittman. If you haven't checked this out yet I urge you to do that by subscribing here. This newsletter is a valuable resource full of tips from Maureen and her readers. She also has a blog now!

Recently Maureen wrote this on her newsletter. I thought it summed up so much of what I am thankful for that I asked her if I could post it here.

Dear Thrifty Homeschoolers,

I was thinking today how blessed I am to be 'not rich.'

I may drive a junker car, but I don't have to worry about being carjacked anytime soon.

I may buy most my clothes at Goodwill, but I don't have to fret when one of my littles gives me a big hug before washing hands after eating a fudgesicle.

I can't afford to buy loads of premade, prefab, precooked foods, but my family is healthier because of it.

I may live on the other side of the tracks, but I don't have to worry about snobby neighbors.

My kids may wear hand-me-downs, but they're as non-materialistic as you can get.

I may not have cable TV, but my kids read and play a lot more.

I may not have a lot of stuff, but I am grateful to God for what I do have.

Blessings,Maureen :)

Like Maureen, I am so thankful to God for all He has blessed me with. I hope you all have a wonderful day giving thanks!

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