One Pink Toothbrush

Welcome to One Pink Toothbrush, where I will be posting moments from my days as a mum and as a wife. Funny moments, messy moments, thoughtful moments, teary moments.... and hopefully using each moment to see what God might be saying.



Friday, 17 February 2017

Half-Term Thank You Notes


Thank you Asda,
 for reducing the big bottle of gin at the start of half term.
Thank you friends,
 who invited my children over for playdates.
Thank you more,
to those who offered sleepovers. 
Thank you Kingsmill,
for two loaves of bread for £1.50
Thank you Asda,
for rolling back the family bottle of nit cream.
Thank you Movies for Juniors at Cineworld,
for making it affordable to take 
all 6 kids to the cinema.
Thank you sister in law,
for an excuse to eat Chinese take away.
Thank you Netflix,
for running endless episodes of 
Alvin & The Chipmunks.
Thank posh hotels,
for Sweet Potato fries while blog writing.
Thank you son,
for turning 13, and making me proud.
Thank you husband,
for love and support, 
mixed in with complete humorous despair.
Thank you friends,
for making me laugh 
and asking the tough questions. 
Thank you couple at church,
for paying for my boys' sock restock.
Thank you Asda bakery,
for providing 12 doughnuts for £2.50.
Thank you friend with 5 kids,
for helping us demolish them.
Thank you eBay,
for taking saved pocket money 
as payment for Lego minifigures.
Thank you Ashton Kutcher,
for wanting to put an end to sex trafficking.
Thank you Mod Pizza,
for a reasonable night out for a family of eight.
Thank you Lemsip,
for being a comfort to many.
Thank you cashier at Asda,
for wishing me 'Good Luck' as I shopped with 4.
Thank you WhatsApp,
for sending me newborn baby photos this week.
Thank you mother in law,
for sharing your 60th over 
Afternoon Tea.
Thank you reduced aisle at Asda,
for providing interesting meals and 
cheap cereal.
Thank you Facebook, 
for wasting hours of my life and for friendship connections.
Thank you Brick x Brick man,
for providing safe 
Youtube Lego videos.
Thank you safe 
Youtube Lego videos,
for providing me peace and quiet.
Thank you other mums,
for sharing your wins and losses, and making me feel normal.
Thank you melted cheese on anything,
for making dinner a moan-free, everything-eaten experience.
Thank you inspirational people,
for making me want to dream bigger.
Thank you dishwasher,
for your support and faithfulness.
Thank you Lego Batman,
for Butt jokes which made me lol.
Thank you husband,
for spreadsheets and budgets 
which enable us to save.
Thank you babysitters,
who keep coming back!
Thank you uncles,
for treating the teenager 
and shaping him.
Thank you kids, 
for not arguing with each other when you are asleep.
Thank you children,
for praying for me after I shouted at you.
Thank you creatives,
Thank you kids,
for playing in the garden long enough for me to do a Bible study.
Thank you Double-Glazing,
for allowing me to not hear my kids in the garden.
Thank you Bible study,
for reminding me that my worth to God
never changes.
Thank you God,
that I cannot add to my worth, 
or take away from it.

Thank you Father,
for all of the above, for your abundant blessings.
"Give thanks in all circumstances,
for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus".
1 Thessalonians 5v18





3 comments:

  1. You make me smile and restore my faith in human nature and remind me to be thankful for all the so called little things and for the huge blessings.

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  2. Thank you, Emma, for this beautiful post. x

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