Thanks Giving

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This Thanksgiving my heart is aglow with wonder, and a gratitude greater and more humbling than anything I've ever felt. Blessings abound, even in places I'd forgotten to look. As the holiday season comes upon us once again, I wish you and your family a slow, golden-warm, bounty-filled, truly joyous weekend. Thank you for being such a beautiful and important part of my life these past many years. I am sincerely grateful for you, and every single kind word, wish, and prayer you've ever sent our way. Thank you.

With very much love from all of us here,

Alicia, Andy, Amelia, Clover Meadow, and The Bee


We love you too. More than words can say.


Happy Thanksgiving to you and your beautiful family. I feel as you do, as it is my first Thanksgiving with my daughter (who is now 10 months old)... So many blessings!

Happy Thanksgiving to you all, as well. You have been so blessed this year!
Love that girl in her tub!

Happy Thanksgiving - thank you for sharing your beautiful world with us :)

Isn't it such a wonderful thing that we humans can enter into others' joy even when they are people we've never met? I am so thankful for Amelia and the family of love she is encircled by, and I find myself repeatedly saying thank you, thank you, to Providence this week for what you are experiencing together.

Wishing you a beautiful Thanksgiving- it has been such a vicarious joy to read the new baby posts

My heart is so full as I read this, and so thankful for you all. There is something in the book of common prayer, about how the "solitary are set in families." How you and Andy, Amelia and your beloved pets sparkle in your setting!

Wishing you such joy!

We have never met, yet I look forward to your beautiful posts. Thank you so much for all YOU do to inspire each one of us.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Christmas this year is going to be incredible.


And also with you!


I have not been able to read your blog for a little while as sadly I recently lost my mom.
Don't know why, but suddenly felt the need to catch up with your wonderful inspiring blog and when I first saw the images of sweet little Amelia, I had to quickly read to make certain my assumptions were correct.
My eyes immediately welled up with tears when I read your posts, but for the first time in weeks, they were tears of happiness...for two people who were so clearly meant to be parents.
I am so very happy for you and Andy and wish you a lifetime of special memories.
How very lucky little Amelia is....


Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Thank you for sharing your wonderful pictures.

Continued blessings to you all! Makes me grateful to hear your wonderful story. :o)

I'm thankful for your words and pictures--they brighten my world! Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving. I'm sure it will be nothing less than amazing.

I am so grateful for you and your creativity. Your family, your photos, ....and sharing it with all of us. This is such a special time for you all. Love and peace to you and yours.

Anne Vulliamy says: November 21, 2012 at 01:54 PM

I'm just so thrilled for you. It a wonderful turn of events. The comments are so warm and caring and it feels great to read them.

Laura Nelson says: November 21, 2012 at 01:55 PM

Goodness!! Such a sweet little kuchen.....what are you knitting, its a great looking knit. Please tell, love the color and pattern. Have a lovely day tomorrow. !!

Such a precious child and precious pictures. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

All I have is a knot in my throat, little tears of happiness for all of you.


Much Love, Vanessa

Such wonderful peaceful images. Wishing your family a wonderful holiday season. Now with a child, they are just so much more special.
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Those cute little lips! Oh gosh!

I hope you all have the loveliest of Thanksgivings!


love and happy blessings to all of you x

special special thanksgiving wishes to you this year. you deserve each and every blessing. beautiful photos that bring others such joy for you...even your virtual friends. oh, and that picture of little A on the quilt with her arms raised is looks like she is saying "hurrah, hooray!!" she should. lucky girl.

Kathy, FRANCE says: November 21, 2012 at 02:08 PM

Happy Thanksgiving to the Paulson Family - how good does that sound??
I love the the American idea of Thanksgiving which we don't have here - people spend so much time complaining nowdays - what a lovely idea to have a day to give Thanks!!!!
and what a Thanksgiving it is for you guys this year - my heart aches with happiness for you!!
I close my eyes and can remember that lovely plump softness of a baby's feet and hands!!

Beautiful words. Sharing in your joy and gratefulness! Much love to you all, Laurie

I wish we, here in Portugal, import this holiday instead of halloween ... this is so beautiful and meaningful !
I wish you all the best ! Happy thanksgiving !
( sorry my english :p)

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About Alicia Paulson


My name is Alicia Paulson
and I love to make things. I live with my husband and daughter in Portland, Oregon, and design sewing, embroidery, knitting, and crochet patterns. See more about me at




Since August of 2011 I've been using a Canon EOS 60D with an EF 18-200mm kit lens and an EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens.