Coffee Talk: 5 Things I’m Thankful For

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I posted something new but I am thankful that I was able to take a much needed break from blogging. As my fellow bloggers already know, blogging is a lot of work and sometimes it’s necessary to take a break and make more time for myself. During my break, I went on a girls trip to Vegas. It was nice to have a vacation but I’m happy to be back with my family again! I’m also happy to get back to blogging!

Since Thanksgiving is this week, I decided to write a coffee talk post about what I’m thankful for. I remember having to write about what I was thankful for when I was a kid, but as an adult, we sometimes oversee the wonderful things in life because most of us are living such a fast-paced life. Here are the things that I’m thankful for:

thankful for family
1. My family and friends.
I am very lucky to have a husband who works hard to provide for our family and supports everything that I do. I am blessed to have a son who always makes me smile and continuously surprises me with his silly personality! I’m so happy to be home with him everyday and raise him myself as I watch him grow every single day. I also appreciate valuable friendships and new friendships that I’ve created after becoming a mom. As I get older, I am more picky about who I surround myself with. Having a strong support system is so important to me, especially during times when I am feeling completely exhausted and need others to help uplift me.

thankful for traveling
2. The opportunity to travel.
I love traveling, whether if I’m just going on a day trip or flying somewhere fun. I like being able to be taken from my usual element and experience something new. I am thankful that traveling helps me see things in a different perspective and I always learn something new. Going on a family trip with our son for the first time this summer was such an incredible experience. He loves exploring and being around other people. I look forward to more family trips in the future!

3. My health.
I know that having a background working in healthcare has played a huge influence in why I find it so important to take care of myself. I may not be a complete health nut, nor do I live at the gym, but I know that maintaining my health is an absolute must for me. I am thankful to have access to knowledgeable health care professionals who have helped guide me to maintain a healthy lifestyle. When I’m in good health condition, it means I’m able to take better care of myself. When I’m able to take care of myself, I’m able to help others. 🙂

thankful for living in the PNW
4. Living in the PNW.
I was born and raised in Seattle. Although there have been times when I have wondered what it was like to live somewhere else, I also feel grateful for living in the PNW. There’s so much to do here! We have a lively arts and entertainment scene, lots of greenery and outdoor activities, and I can’t forget that there are tons of great food! It is so beautiful here and I really like exploring different parts of our region since there are countless things to do and see.

5. Technology.
I must admit that I have a love/hate relationship with technology. Sometimes I feel like it can disrupt people from enjoying the simple things in life but at the same time I know there are many great things about it. For example, technology allows me to connect with others whether it’s through my blog or social media. I also love camera technology because I get to capture lots of memories and have instant access to it. I guess what I’m trying to say is that I enjoy using technology but it is also important to know my limits and remember when it’s time to shut down and relax.

I can go on and on about what I’m thankful for but I really don’t want to bore you with a novel. LOL! I hope you have a happy Thanksgiving and let me know what you’re thankful for!


    • Polly
      November 25, 2016 / 11:37 PM

      Thank you for visiting, Violette!

  1. November 21, 2016 / 7:56 AM

    I love this post! It’s so important to take time to write down what you’re grateful for, and it sounds like you have a lot. 🙂

    • Polly
      November 25, 2016 / 11:36 PM

      Thank you, Marissa! I think I need to write down these things more often!

  2. November 21, 2016 / 8:21 AM

    Aw! Such great reasons to be thankful for ??

  3. November 21, 2016 / 8:22 AM

    Aw! Such great reasons to be thankful for. ??

    • Polly
      November 25, 2016 / 11:36 PM

      Thanks, Nikki! Hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving!

  4. November 21, 2016 / 11:24 AM

    <3<3<3 Those truly are such wonderful things to be thankful for!

    • Polly
      November 25, 2016 / 11:35 PM

      Thank you, Susannah!

  5. November 21, 2016 / 9:10 PM

    Nice. I love this and I love that it is centered around the PNW. And what great photos!

    • Polly
      November 25, 2016 / 11:35 PM

      Thank you, Heather!

  6. November 23, 2016 / 12:32 PM

    I am thankful for family the most. I am glad my kids are healthy too. Coffee and Amazon are pretty high on the thankful list too! LOL! Happy Thanksgiving.

    • Polly
      November 25, 2016 / 11:34 PM

      Yes for coffee! lol. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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