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Giving Thanks

With Thanksgiving approaching quickly, I wanted to give thanks.
We all have so much to be thankful for.  I am very thankful for my loving dear husband, who has stood by my side through thick and thin.
I am so thankful my health is good.  I have fought the  big "C" three times and I am determined to beat it away for good!  I am thankful for my family, friends and fur babies.
The list goes on and on for giving thanks.  It's not all about the turkey and trimmings.

It's easy to get caught up in the frenzy of the holidays, so take some time and express your thanks.
I thank all of you Bloggers who take the time to comment and visit. I am very grateful.

It's time to share a tablescape I recently created with golden pears. 

 We just love our dining room.  It has ample room and storage.

Tuscan Dining Room by LifeandLinda

Ding Room Storage by LifeandLinda
 Lots of storage for all of those dishes....

Gold Charter Club Dinnerware by LifeandLinda

 Trying out different filters with PicMonkey.

Tuscan Dining Tablescape by LifeandLinda

Blessings to all and a big grateful thank you.  Hugs.

Linking up with the following blogs:
Table It Link Party @ Rustic & Refined
You're Gonna Love It Tuesday @ Kathe With An E

About Linda @ Life and Linda

Hello, welcome to LifeandLinda. I am from Northern California. I enjoy blogging, Designing Blogs, Decorating, cooking, entertaining, gardening and clogging. I hope you enjoy your visit.


  1. Love the centerpiece. Plus the gold pears. Very nice. Blessings to you and your
    family for a wonderful Thanksgiving day. . xoxo,Susie

  2. Hi Linda, your table are so beautiful, love the turkey and the candler holders
    so many blessing to you and your.
    HAVE BLESSING THANKSGIVING DAY from my family to yours!!!!

  3. Lovely table setting. Love the Golden pears, too!

  4. Hi Linda,
    It is good to be thankful that is for sure.........keeps us looking up and keeps our minds on the postive side as well. Wow, your dining room is do have plenty of room for all
    your dishes, very nice. Lovely tablescape as well, verywarm, inviting and festive, so guess you are all ready for the big day.......
    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family hon,
    Blessings, Nellie

  5. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!!!

  6. Happy Thanksgiving! Love, love, love your Dining Room - the cabinets and your table and chairs...just beautiful. Your tablescape is lovely too.


  7. Hi Linda, beautiful post and gorgeous table setting. Love your dining room.
    Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving.

  8. Well said, Linda. More wonderful table settings and very wise words.
    Happy thanksgiving

  9. Good morning beautiful Linda! SO MUCH to be thankful for, isn't there! Our families, our health, our outlook of hope and faith and gift of love that will NEVER EVER GO AWAY....NEVER. I believe love is the energy that never dies out and we will come to it's full radiance in time....lovely greetings to you (and your storage space is FABULOUS!) Love, Anita

  10. Oh how kind of you to visit....happy DAY! Anita

  11. A lovely post, Linda. Your table setting is beautiful. I love the man and the woman and the golden pears. We have so much to be grateful for it's good to give thanks. Every blessing at Thanksgiving to you and yours from another Linda (in the UK).

  12. I feel the same way about Thanksgiving as you and I am very thankful that you are in good health and have beat the big C again! Your table is beautiful and if I lived nearby I'd be working my way over to your home just to enjoy your good cooking and a meal at this table! The pears look beautiful on the plates and the centerpiece is fabulous! Best wishes for you and Paul to have a great Thanksgiving!

  13. I am just pea green with envy over this GORGEOUS dining room & your beautiful set, too. The table looks spectacular!! You are so right about the important things to be grateful for. I'm glad you are still around to enjoy life with your hubby & I'm happy mine is still here to do the same. All the rest is just fluff.
    Happy THANKSgiving day, Hon!

  14. Blessings at Thanksgiving and always! I'm thankful you are feeling better and I hope your son is too.

  15. Linda, you always set such a beautiful table. I am thankful that you are just a click away and hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving and weekend..Judy

  16. Your table is beautiful Linda! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

  17. What a gorgeous dining room, linda. Yes, you do have so much room and I envy all your storage. I'm so thankful that you're doing well and have such a positive attitude in life. Hopefully your son is doing better, too. Happy Thanksgiving blessings to you and your family.

  18. So beautiful! You have excellent taste and the ability to create stunning tablescapes. The storage you have is just incredible!

    We all have so much to be thankful for. I was talking with a friend in New York today and, regardless of the weather, we are safe & warm...we have a bed, food, fresh water and our pets. Those are just the basics and there's so much more!

    Wishing you and yours a very blessed Thanksgiving! Prayers continue for you and your son.

  19. Beautiful, as always! You would make an excellent interior decorator.

    I try to always say what I'm thankful each night with my prayers.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  20. It is good to give thanks indeed - changes our hearts and out outlook on life. Your table is so warm and inviting, a perfect place to celebrate and be thankful. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

  21. I had so much fun laughing with you last night, Linda! I'm truly thankful for your friendship and you are a lovely and unique person!
    Your table looks so lovely and I know you're going to have a fabulous Thanksgiving with your family. Much love to you, my friend. xoxo

  22. Beautiful table setting in a beautiful space... You have ample storage to display and create..What fun !!! Happy Thanksgiving !!!

  23. Beautiful! Happy Thanksgiving.

  24. I always love seeing your dining room and your tables! I always sit and stare and dream of sitting there, laughing, eating. Beautiful table!


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