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20 Things to be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

As the holidays quickly approach and dreams of turkey, stuffing, and parades fill our heads, it can be all too easy to forget the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Instead of stressing over dinner, decor, and guest lists, take some time to reflect on what makes you #thankful. Here are 20 things we are especially thankful for this year.

1. Kids

Thank you for the creative crafts, hugs, and endless love.

2. Great home decor

Ah yes, there truly is nothing better than decorating and redecorating time and time again. Thank you to all the stores who fuel our obsessions and the bloggers who keep us trendy and in the loop.

3. Start of the Holiday Season

Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, and many, many more. The season of giving is here and we are very excited.

4. Pay day

Direct deposit…need I say more?

5. Coffee baristas who know you order

Thank you for knowing that we like skim milk, minimal ice, and two pumps of vanilla…we love you more than you know.

6. Getting mail

Call us old fashioned, but there is truly nothing we love more than getting cards or handwritten notes in the mail.

7. The upcoming new year

Ah yes, a fresh start. Another year for us to neglect our new year’s resolutions and continue to promise to get back in shape.

8. Color-coded anything

Excessive? Yes. Necessary? Absolutely.

9. Thanksgiving Dinner

Probably our absolute favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner is the leftovers. Next-day turkey sammie here we come.

10. Coloring books for adults

If you haven’t experienced the sweet stress relief that is coloring inside the lines…add this to your next shopping list.

11. Puppies

We love you Rajah the office dog (always a puppy in our eyes)! Thank you to puppies everywhere for your cuddles, slobbers, and for rolling in the mud promptly after a bath.

12. Netflix Original Series

Shoutout to the newest masterpiece, Stranger Things.

13. Parents

Thank you for answering our calls, loving & supporting us, and most importantly always bringing out the embarrassing pictures.

14. Free shipping

Thank you for all the things we never needed, but insisted we did because it would get here in 7-10 days for free.

15. Clean drinking water

Although this may slip our minds as one of our biggest blessings, we are so incredibly lucky to have clean drinking water at our disposal.

16. A hot bath

There is truly nothing better after a long stressful day. Hello relaxation.

17. Catching up with old friends

To the friends you don’t see all the time, but will always love, here’s to you.

18. Vacation days

The sweet escape from reality. Hello beach, goodbye office.

19. Brunch

Nothing like a delicious mimosa and hash browns to get your day up and running.

20. Awesome Co-Workers

This holiday season, we have a lot to be thankful for, including our family here at Fracture. Thank you for being a home away from home, stocking the snack closet, and being such an awesome place to work and grow.

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? Let us know in the comments!

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