Friday, November 26, 2010

ThankFUL Friday

Happy Black Friday, everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and a good day of bargain hunting for Black Friday. I think often the great thing about Thanksgiving, what we're thankful for, seems to be forgotten on Black Friday. We're so concerned with what wonderful things we want or need that we stop focusing on the great things we actually have. So in the spirit of both Woohoo Wednesday, I'd like to make today ThankFUL Friday.

While we're all still full of good holiday food, let's recap what we're full of thanks for in our lives.

I am thankful for:
--My family for how much they love and care for me, and support me in everything I do
--Sookie and Kiki for being the greatest dog and cat a girl could ever ask for
--My friends for always sticking by my side and cheering me up when I'm down
--My school for providing me with an excellent education and giving me something to keep me busy, even though it may be a little too busy at times.
--My job for despite little pay it, it is the best job I could have at the moment
--My health
--Our financial stability, so unlike many others, we can fully participate this holiday season.
--My writing and characters for literally keeping me sane.
--Winter break--you're almost here, just two weeks more.

What are all of you ThankFUL for this lovely Black Friday? I'd also love to hear how your thanksgiving went. Don't forget to participate in this weekend's blog hop! The answers to the hop's questions are posted below their icon links. Til Monday! ;-)

Book Blogger Hop
What is your favorite book cover?

For sheer artistic sake, I love the cover of Obsidian Butterfly by Laurel K. Hamilton. However, the cover of the first Harry Potter book will always have a special place in my heart since it is such a magical novel.


  1. Hi! New follower here!

    I like the cover of Rebecca Stead's book, When You Reach Me.

  2. Hi , Hope you are having a great weekend. My favorite cover is Beyond The Darkness by Alexandra Ivy

  3. Hello,
    Happy Friday! I'm stopping by for Follow Friday and the Blog Hop to say hello. I hope you have a great weekend.

    I'm a old follower.
    Romance Book Junkies

  4. Nina--Thanks for stopping by! Welcome!

    BLHmistress--Checked it out and it is a very mysterious type cover, if you know what I mean lol.

    Danielle--Happy Friday to you too! Thanks for stopping by again! Have a great weekend! =D

  5. Hi- new follower,

    I would have to say that my favorite book cover right now is Fallen by Lauren Kate. Enjoy your weekend.

  6. Old follower hopping through. The Harry Potter book covers are awesome!

  7. cnadeau1989--Thanks for stopping by! Welcome! I've seen the cover of that book and it reminds me of a particular artist's work, but I can't remember the artist's name at the moment lol. Fallen is on my TBR list, but unfortunately it's on the bottom of the list right now. Working it's way up though =)

    Music4Betty--Thanks for stopping by again! Yes, the HP book covers are awesome.

  8. I only discovered what Black Friday was today- I thought something awful had happened. Now I know it sounds kinda similar to Boxing Day sales in Australia!

  9. samstillreading--Lol. Nope, nothing bad happens on Black Friday, except people being grouchy from waking up so early and wrestling over extremely cheap electronics haha. You're from Australia? Wow! I have international followers. How cool.

  10. What a wonderful list. I don't shop on Friday because it spoils the special feeling I get from Thanksgiving and I like to make it last all weekend.

  11. Karen--It's nice that you want to keep the happy feeling of thanks going as long as you can =)

  12. Hi! I'm your newest follower from a Sunday Blog Hop. I'd love it if you would follow back at one or all four of my blogs!

    Have a great Sunday!


  13. Jacqui--Thanks for stopping by! Welcome! I hope you have a great Sunday night too =)

  14. Hey Kaitlyn thanks for the add! Stopping by to show the love!

    I love all the covers for LKH books. Obsidian Butterfly is a good one. I also like the one for Incubus Dreams and Danse Macabre.

    Happy hop!

  15. Carissa--Thanks for stopping by! Yeah, all the covers for her books are really good. I also like Cerulean Sins and Narcissus in Chains =)

  16. Hey, Kaitlyn. I love how our blogs have similar names.
    Hopping through!

    Maja @ The Nocturnal Library