weekly gratitude | veterans day edition

thank you for these feet for getting this soldier home safely!

This is a day late, but all my gratitude this week goes to the men and women of our military. 

And the husbands and wives, sons and daughters, mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, friends, cousins, nieces and nephews (and any other relation I've left out) of those who serve, and have served, our country.

I am truly grateful for the people who have stepped up and done what I could not. 

The people (all of these people) who have put their lives on hold and put their lives on the line. 

Thank you to the brave, the courageous, the strong, and the heroic men and women who have put on a uniform for the United States.

And the brave, courageous, strong, and heroic men and women who have held down the fort, caring for the families and friends at home.

Thank you for serving our country and protecting our home.

Thank you for your show of strength, holding onto faith and hope when the people you love are far away.

Thank you for Scott & Jodi, Nathan & Terra, Kev & Kate (and Cullen & Bennett), Steve & Jenn (and Sam & Molly), Scott & Kristin, Sam & Martha (and Bud), Cam & Amanda, Erik & Stephanie (and Avery), and so many others!

(I apologize if I left anyone out!)

You are my heroes. 

Thank you.


  1. You are the sweetest, Lauren. It is for Americans like YOU that makes my husband (and all soldiers!) happy to do his job.
    I am so glad that Nathan made it home safe and sound :)

  2. You are so sweet. Thank you for always SUPPORTING (in a very real and tangible way) veterans and their families. :)

  3. Love this. It's so easy to overlook everything they do for us. It's great to have a day to step back and say thank you.

  4. YOu are so supportive. THank you!