Blog — reflection
Giving Thanks for it All
Tomorrow those of us in the USA gather to celebrate Thanksgiving. I wanted to take some time today and thank YOU.Because of your support, this week, we are awarding two more deserving young women from the greater Sacramento area with a $1500 scholarship-- our biggest award to date.Together, we are making a difference. (You'll soon get a chance to meet these amazing young women.)This time of year always brings about a lot of reflection as the holidays kick off in full swing and we take a look back before taking a look forward into the new year.Here are some things...
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the USA and even before I knew the power of gratitude, it's always been my favorite holiday.My family took part in the tradition I think many families do-- we went around the table and listed something we were thankful for after we said grace.We still do it to this day. How cool is it to have a day set aside each year totally focused on being thankful for the abundance in our lives? Gratitude, I think is the antidote to worry.And because gratitude is a core value of this brand, I wanted to share a...
The other day, my best friend invited me to join her and her little girls at their music class. Her oldest, (let’s call her “E”), three years-old, sat in my lap. Her youngest, not even one, sat in hers. Together we sang songs, played instruments, kept a beat by tapping the floor and clapping our hands. We even got to rock out with rainbow ribbon streamers to some awesome Fleetwood Mac. (It’s a pretty hip class! Very California.)
Look at all you DO have.
This time of year calls us to look at all we have with gratitude. It's why Thanksgiving is my favorite of all the holidays. My family has some serious holiday traditions, which include gathering 90 of our closest family members and celebrating together. Yep. 90!