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Things I am Thankful For!

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Good things have been happening this year. I am so lucky to have amazingly supportive friends and family, and such wonderful people who read this site.

In celebrate Thanksgiving, let’s take a look back at some of the things I am thankful for this year:

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WCBCers
All my Windy City Blogger Collective Members! Running the Windy City Blogger Collective is something I am incredibly passionate about, and I love seeing how kind and supportive our members are towards one another. It fills my heart with happiness. Erin and I have some major things planned for 2016, and I am so excited!

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Charles!
Charles! My husband was incredibly supportive as I made the transition to working for myself. He patiently waits as every meal we eat is photographed and is a willing hand model and taste tester. This blog was his idea, so at this point I owe my career to him.

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Erin
Erin is my other life partner/work wife who runs WCBC with me. She can 100% read my mind. Yesterday I thought, “Mmmaaaybe we should order some chocolate chip cookies.” The second that popped into my head she said, “Let’s get some cookies.” That’s a silly example, but trust me, which skill comes in so handy when you are running a business with someone. Erin is smart, hard working, far better at finances, and a perfect match for me. We promise to bring you more episodes of Erin Ate It soon!

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My Blogger Babes
These impossibly beautiful ladies are the loveliest friends that a girl could ask for. They are generous with their time and knowledge and they know how to have fun! They make my life so much better in so many ways.

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Working for Myself
Every single day I am thankful that I work for myself. Groupon was soul crushing. I don’t think I realized how much I hated it until I left. If you are miserable at a job, find a way out. I took a chance, and it worked out. Ironically, Ariana Huffington gave a lecture at Groupon where she dished out the advice “Live life like it is rigged in your favor.” It was the last little push I needed to leave.

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And most importantly, the Graham Fam
This crew cracks me up. I am so thankful that we are all together for Thanksgiving this year. Fun fact: since my brother and I both chose partners from other countries, we have never missed a Graham Thanksgiving!

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Also – while I hide in my room finishing this post, by brother and husband are having a very long in depth conversation about their favorite cheeses, and I think it is the cutest thing ever.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

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