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What matters more? Is it relationships? Money? Family? Health and wellness?

What is it in your life that matters most and that you strive to make a priority?

Sometimes I think we lose track of what it is that really matters more which is why this tool can help you decide and make realistic and reasonable goals for what matters more to you.

This past November, in my quest to complete the National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) challenge, I started something called “Thankful Thursday” where I shared what I was thankful for right then. Many friends joined in both via their own blogs and via comments and it was fun, and if I’m honest, also sometimes challenging, to have that time each week to really sit down and think about the things I was most thankful for.

For me, giving thanks and counting my blessings is something very important. I don’t ever want to take for granted the many luxuries I know that I have, the people in my life and the moments in my days. And what I’ve realized is most of the things that matter most to me and that were recurring themes to me were family and relationships.

Speaking of health and wellness and that general life balance feeling we all long for. (Right? It’s not just me that some days feel as though I’m flying by the seat of my pants…)

Check out the tool on the website and set up your own goals and rediscover what it is that matters most to you. Is it health and wellness?


Relationships? Family time? Money?

For me, I am happiest and most full when I am with my family and the relationship I share with my husband is a priority!

What goals would you set to help you make what matters most really what matters most?

My goal is being more thankful and getting Thankful Thursday started up again and since it’s not quite Thursday but I’m still thankful, today I’m thankful that BlogHer is giving one of my readers $150.

All you have to do is leave a comment here with what matters most to you right now or what you are most thankful for right now.
There are five other bloggers giving away the $150 and BlogHer offering another $100, so go here and check them out.
Contest goes from August 11, 2010-September 11, 2010
Official Rules can be found here.




212 comments:

  1. I am thankful for my full time job. My husband and our family is the most important thing to me, and having a FT job has eased our financial burdens - which have allowed us to enjoy the little moments with our children.

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  2. My children and husband matter way more to me than a clean house. Not that my house is filthy, but I'm not endlessly dusting like a maniac. I'd rather have fun with my family.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  3. I am thankful for 1. my family...the one that I am apart of right now and the one that I will start in 14 months.:) 2. Having the ability to go school. I think that now days college seems like such a have to and an automatic thing in life, but we forget about those that can't afford it or those that can not attend do to other circumstances. 3. I have been privilege with such an amazing job. It is not the job that I see myself working at for the rest of my life, but what college student can make their own schedule?

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  4. Sorry the last comment was Samantha :)

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  5. I am most thankful for the relationships that I have, they fill me up every day. In addition, I am thankful for my immediate families health, we are so blessed to not be battling anything serious in our home and I do not take that for granted.

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  6. My family is the most important thing in my life. I'm so thankful to have a full time job, a house and a loving family and our health.

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  7. My husband is the single most important thing in my life. I'm thankful for the roof over our head, food on the table and the fact that we survive in this crazy economy. I know others are not so fortunate.

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  8. I am most thankful to be studying what I love, living in a city I love, supported by my loved ones. Sometimes I can't believe how lucky I am.

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  9. My husband and children are most important to me. As I get older, I realize more and more HOW important family is! I always want them to know how loved they are and never take a single day for granted!
    Jenny B
    jennyhasquads@yahoo.com

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  10. What matters most to me at the moment is to start doing things for myself. I'm always taking care of my dad or my brother or sister that I forget to live for myself. I've learned it's okay to put me first sometimes and still be able to look out for everyone else.

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  11. I am thankful for my mother because she is the one supporting me and making sure I heal from my past pain. She is my everything and without her I could hardly stay balanced! kytah00@yahoo.com

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  12. What matters most is making sure my family is happy healthy and well without forgetting or losing myself in the process. Not always an easy thing to do!
    khamilton @ obrienlaw.com

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  13. I AM MOST HAPPY KNOWING MY CHILDREN ARE FED & HAVE EVERYTHING THEY NEED. I WAKE UP EVERY MORNING JUST TO BE ABLE TO SEE THE SMILES ON THEIR FACES! EMAIL ME @ gmissycat@yahoo.com

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  14. My familial relationships matter the most. I'm thrilled to know all these great people, and I'm excited to be raising my kids to be full participants!

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  15. having the energy to keep with my twin boys and remain the true tomboy at heart that I am.

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  16. Building and keeping good relationships with those that matter to me, whether family or friends, is very important to me.

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  17. My husband, kids, extended family and friends and job have always been a given but lately my focus has been on moving…we’ve well outgrown this “starter” house the past 20 years and my goal is buying a larger house in the suburbs where my daughter can go to a good school. It’s rough because the housing market has bottomed out and sometimes I think we’re never going to “get out”. I’ve been focusing on what I can do each day to work toward my goal. I made a list of tasks that need to be done before we can list our house and every day I try to cross one thing off the list whether it’s a big one like “purge all outgrown clothes stored in the attic” or just “clean off the washer and dryer”. I also have a list of family tasks that I try to have us do every few weeks like “clean out the garage”..it’s amazing how quickly we can get it done when we’re all working together as a team.

    shel704 at aol dot com

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  18. my family is most important. We are so busy during the week that we try to enjoy having fun or relaxing on the weekends.

    misaacmom at gmail dot com

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  19. Madisons Happiness. I would give up anything or take on anything, just to make sure that she is happy, healthy, and has everything that she needs.
    Stacy Ratliff

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  20. Right now getting back into a good routine with my family before school starts is what is most important to me!

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  21. I am so grateful to have a healthy child, a happy husband and a job to pay the bills. That is all I need right now.

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  22. I'm most thankful for my children and husband, and my Savior. Well, I'm thankful for a whole lot of things, really, but those are probably the biggest ones!
    micahandkelsey1(at)cox(dot)net

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  23. What matters to me most and what I am most thankful for are one in the same.... my two wonderful, adorable and smart Grandsons.

    BrendaLea A. - Purple Lady
    prpldy (at) comcast dot net

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  24. Nothing matters more to me than my family. Nothing material matters. I have everything I need when I have my family by my side. I'd like to think that I have always considered my family what matters most, but this week, the week that I will bury my mother, I am more thankful than ever for the family that surrounds me.

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  25. Today I am thankful for cooler weather. :)

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  26. My kids and my husband matter most to me.

    karinaroselee(at)gmail(dot)com

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  27. I am thankful for my supportive friends who stand by me, even through the hardest of times.

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  28. To enjoy everyday with my husband, sons, and grandsons, and not to worry so much about what might happen in the future. That is my goal.

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  29. I love spending time with my family, they are what I am most thankful for!

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  30. My own personal time is what matters most to me. If I do not have personal time to prepare for the day or decompress from the day, then I am not very present to my husband or my kids.

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  31. I am thankful for my family and all their accomplishments.

    rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

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  32. Showing my love for my family effectively has become a goal of my. Of course they are my life, but do they know that by how I am living?

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  34. My family and our little baby on the way! Couldn't be more blessed!

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  35. What matters to me most right now is the health of my family. After losing my sister to cancer six months ago, I now realize how fragile life is.

    LWons@HotMail.com

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  36. My husband and kids matter most, but I do constantly have to remind myself not to obsess over the smaller stuff.

    lazybones344 at gmail dot com

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  37. What matters to me most are my husband, our dog, and our health. As long as we are healthy and happy, the little things don't bother us so much!

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  38. I am thankful for a loving husband who has stayed with me every minute of a debilitating disease, amazing girlfriends, and two beautiful purring cats.

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  39. I am most thankful for my husband, my son, my nephew and my sister. They make my life so full and I am never bored. I love them dearly.

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  40. Being disabled makes it hard for me to do anything around the house sometimes I feel useless but my family is my support system they help with the daily chores and don't make me feel bad that I cant help I love them so much!

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  41. I am most thankful to be able to hear my children's laugh.

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  42. My kids matter more than anything to me.

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  43. My husband, my kids and my sister who is my best friend matter the most to me. I would be lost with out their support. I am queenesperfect at yahoo.com

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  44. my family and my health
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

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  45. After losing my Mom, I realized spending time with my family is what matters most

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  46. I AM MOST THANKFUL RIGHT NOW FOR THE SAFE RETURN OF MY SON IN LAW FROM THE WAR AND ALL OF OUR SOLDIERS.

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  47. My family is first & foremost
    pksanddancer(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  48. my kids mean the world to me and thankful right now we are safe and alive after a horrible year

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  49. My family means more to me than anything else.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill@comcast.net

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  50. My family means the most to me.

    teenytig@sbcglobal.net

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  51. I am most thankful for good health

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  52. My kids and husband, matters the most to me

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  53. I am thankful for my daughter and granddaughter.

    kport207 at gmail dot com

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  54. Being healthy means more to me.

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  55. For me it's my family. msmith572@yahoo.com

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  56. I am most thankful for the health of my family, and cannot forget how fortunate we are to have a job in these economic times.

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  57. I am most thankful for my wonderful family.

    kaspencer50@yahoo.com

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  58. What matters to me most is my family first, then myself and my girl second, then others in my community lastly :D

    I find that I've been taking more time to myself to do the things that I want to do by locking myself away in my cave :) Like write.

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  59. my family matters most to me, and my goal is to make sure that the time I spend with them is high quality time

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  60. My health (mental and physical) matter most to me. For me, mental health includes spending time with my family and pets. Being in med school, I'm now learning how to prioritize things, and it's a learning curve but I know I need to ensure I make time for myself.

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  61. My marriage/husband, family and myself. Friends. Without these in my life – things are much harder and much more stressful!

    Tarah
    tarah716[at]ymail.com

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  62. I try and take some time to myself at least once a month. I go out with a friend or get a pedicure. It helps me remember that I'm a person outside of being a mother and wife.

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  63. My family is definitely the most important thing in my life. I try to cherish every moment with them!

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  64. As I have gotten older I realize how important my parents are and how blessed I am to still have them in my life when so many of my friends have already lost their parents. They matter more to me than they ever have!!

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  65. What matters most to me is spending time with my hubby and our boys. Hanging out. Laughing. Doing nothing. Traveling. Playing games. Eating together and talking about our day.

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  66. I have learned that taking care of myself has to be a priority. When I do that, I find that I am a better mom and partner.

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  67. what matters most to me is family. I have a wonderful husband and two great kids. Doesn't get any better than that

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  68. My family matters the most to me. I would like the house to clean itself, the bills to pay themselves... I'll draw the line at cooking though, I really do enjoy putting together yummy meals for all of us.

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  69. laughing and forgiveness and standing up for what you believe in

    hippopurplemonkey at yahoo dot com

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  70. I am most thankful for my wonderful marriage and our happy healthy dog! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

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  71. This lesson is clear to me this week: My kids come first in my heart. Last Saturday, my daughter left for school. I've suffered from an awful case of Empty Nest Syndrome all week. I knew it would hurt, but it's worse than I imagined.

    Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  72. My caregiver matters the most.Her visits aren't long but mean the world to me.

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  73. Even though my kids are grown, their happiness and well-being are most important too me.

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  74. what matters to me most right now is losing weight so that i feel good about myself

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  75. what matters most in my life is my Hubby and the Kids. i can overcome whatever life throws at me with the support of my husband & kids :)

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  77. Making sure I have time for myself also.

    Thanks for the giveaway >^..^<

    bloggyig at gmail dot com

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  78. What matters to me most is finding time to exercise, being more conscious about the environment, and spending time with my family :)

    dreamzz12{at]Aol{dot]com

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  79. My children :)

    kerin0874 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  80. I am most thankful for my wonderful husband. Sounds mushy, but it is true. He is the best friend I have ever had, and I have learned over the year just how important friendship is in a marriage.

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  81. Family is what I value you most. Also having a job at the moment is great too.

    hellrzr(at)juno(dot)com

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  82. My daughter matters to me most. I plan my life around her.
    dolniaks[at]consolidated[dot]net

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  83. I matter most to me. I make sure I take good care of myself (eat right, get sleep, exercise) so I can take care of my son, husband and others.

    avennett AT verizon DOT net

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  84. I'm genuinely focused on my family! My husband and I have invested in our kids. It's our desire that they be productive/loving adults when they leave our home.
    Our family is very close! I love being with them. I'm proud of the people they are!

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  85. What matters most and what I am most thankful for are the same thing: My husband and children. Feeling connected to them is the most important thing in my life. Without that feeling, nothing else, no matter how wonderful, is as enjoyable.

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  86. I am thankful for the joy of a loving family of my husband, 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and a host of friends. I am thankful to live in a country where I am free to write this comment and to the men and women who have helped to make that possible. I am truly blessed...thank you Samara

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  87. I am thankful for my family. They remind of the important things in life.

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  88. My kids and hubby are the most important! It used to be work and the house before the kids came along so things have absolutely changed over the years. Unfortunately I am usually last, but my time will come when they are all grown and taking care of themselves!

    jillk77 at aol dot com

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  89. Right this very second I am most thankful for my family and my health!

    hockeygalnc(AT)hotmail(DOT)com

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  90. My family is very important to me, so is my boyfriend and school. I do like a clean house though and cooking!
    smchester at gmail dot com

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  91. What matters most to me is the health and well being of my daughter! And, raising her to be a caring, good, independent person.

    sksweeps (at) earthlink (dot) net

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  92. I will definitely say that my house comes last and hubby and kittens come first

    artisticbaker@gmail.com

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  93. Time flies, an in the end it won't matter if you wear designer clothing or have an immaculate house . . . memories will matter!

    bluegirl1423 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  94. God matter most, then family, then friends, and work falls in somewhere at the end.

    shoppingchic2@gmail.com

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  95. FAMILY COMES FIRST ALWAYS!!!

    mjharvey26_at_yahoo_dot_com

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  96. Jesus is my ultimate priority

    seanm1999@hotmail.com

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  97. my family means most to me
    nannypanpan at sbcglobal.net

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  98. I consider my husband and two daughters to be my most important assets in life. I don't care for status or riches in this life, though I feel that God blesses us daily; I only wish for a healthy, happy family!
    sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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  99. My family is what matters most to me, but that certainly does not rule out taking time for myself. It helps, of course, that my family is grown and I am not responsible for their daily life in any way. Now that I have retired, I can spend time doing things that I enjoy but had to fit in around family responsibilities and work responsibilities before.

    cgclynsg0 @ gmail dot com

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  100. My family and the fact that they are healthy is what matters most to me.Thanks! thebubbledies(at)gmail(dot)com

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  101. Jesus and my family! I have been through so many trials in my lie and they are always the two constants.

    Jenni Carlisle
    carlisleclanconversation@hotmail.com
    www.texascarlislefamily.blogspot.com

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  102. I'm thankful to spend another day with my family and what matter's most is my kids, parents and dh and their well being
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  103. My husband and children matter to me more than anything else in my life. Now that we have an "empty nest", I value time with them even more, especially those rare occasions when we're all together.

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  104. my husband and dogs matter to me the most. i always make time for them.
    addictedtorodeo at gmail dot com

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  105. God and my family matter the most in my life.
    nuthouse(at)centurytel(dot)net

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  106. Right now, getting healthier, living healthier matters very much to me. I am very thankful for job, right now, with so many unemployed.

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  107. Right now I am most thankful that I am surrounded by wonderful and loving family, pets, and friends. Everything else just falls into place around that.

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  108. family is the most important thing to me; then my part-time job as a tutor--i feel like i am making a difference in some teens' lives; then crafting (to make me feel creative and productive in a meaningful way); then housework (ha)

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  109. Finding time to be creative is so important to me. Luckily my husband understands and helps me find time to get away and get creative!

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  110. Right now what matters most to me is restarting my life after surviving a long illness.

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  111. My family is what matters the most to me - life is too short and no matter how long (or short) we live it is never enough time with our loved ones. Cherish all the time with them you have!

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  112. My kisa mean the world to me. They are all teens and guess what? They still LIKE Mom and want to be with me! I'm very lucky :)

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  113. Obviously, my kids will always come first when it comes to their health, safety and well being, but as a working mom, I cherish my "me" time and am not guilty for taking it. I'm lucky enough to have a great husband who will take my boys for an entire day! When I get free time, I'm not one of those women who feel guilty or don't know what to do with themselves....I use it fully to do all that nourishes my spirit.

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  114. tweeted
    http://twitter.com/fairydancer35/status/22840100101

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  115. My family matters most to me! I want them to always be happy and healthy! THANKS!

    mycreativecontainers@gmail.com

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  116. Health of my family members matters the most to me. I've come to realize nothing matters without good health.

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  117. My family is the most important thing.

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  118. Family is the most important thing. Health and wealthfare come first.

    scoopster(nospam)at yahoo(nospam)dot com

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  119. What matters most to me is my family, friends, loved ones. After very, very nearly losing my husband suddenly, and the losing my mom very suddenly and unexpectedly, I learned to cherish every single moment with those I love. Everything else is just secondary. Enjoy life, enjoy nature, enjoy your loved ones, because we truly never know what the next day or even the next hour may bring. sammiejanL40 at aol dot com

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  120. I am most thankful for my family and their health and their patience and support as I start a new job.

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  121. What matters most to me is family and friends, and I am very grateful for the wonderful people in my life that God has gifted me with. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  122. My family is the most important thing to me,as my children get older I realize that the time I have left to spend with them before the are grown and gone is getting shorter by the day.

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  123. My personal time is very valuable to me. And the time I spend with my husband is the most important!
    hblaser at gmail dot com

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  124. Family and then health are most important~

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  125. My family, small as it may be at this point, is the most important thing in my life right now.

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  126. My family matters to me most because they are irreplaceable.

    txhottie_86 at yahoo dot com

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  127. My family's health is what is important to me and I thank God everyday for it.
    marybug2@yahoo.com

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  128. I'm grateful for my husband and our life together!

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  129. Having a child who has had cancer it really puts thing into perspective and you just don't sweat the small stuff! Family always comes first. :)

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  130. My daughter, hubby and the rest of my family are most important to me. The house and everything else will get worked out! (eventually) I never sweat the small things anymore!
    bleatham*at*gmail.com

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  131. I am thankful for my husband right now. He fixed a leak we had on the roof.
    dawns_horizen@yahoo.com

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  132. The family is most important, and I am thankful for a new job that allows me a good income and some flexibility.

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  133. I am thankful that today my son started the eight grade with a positive attitude and no fear.

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  134. The health and safety of my family, including my parents, matter more than anything. And of course my own health so I can keep up with everyone!

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  135. I am thankful for good health..After going through cancer treatments I am glad to feeling great and not going to the doctor so much...semtaylor(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  136. I am thankful for my instant family. My two wonderful stepkids have changed my life in so many unexpected ways.

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  137. I am thankful that I am able to get out of bed sometimes and be able to get to gatherings where I can spend time with distant friends and loved ones. That is what I live for now because I know what it is like to not have that.

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  138. I am most thankful for my husband of 19 years and my 4 kids. I am so blessed to have them all.

    hafner611{AT}gmail{DOT}com

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  139. What matters most is family. Spending time with them. Sharing your time with those who need help. Taking time to relax for yourself.
    dwndrgn[at]hotmail[dotcom]

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  140. What matters most is the health and well being of my children and husband. I am thankful for my husband's move to day shift so he can spend more time with the family. jas8929(at)gmail(dot)com

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  141. I am most thankful that I have the best relationship in the world with the greatest man on the planet.

    leslieprice79@gmail.com

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  142. Spending time with my hubby and my boys. Making Memories!

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  143. What matters to me most right now is the health and happiness of my family (including myself!) When we treat ourselves well and take the time to do little things that make us happy, we all feel better.

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  144. I think a persons perspective is always changing, and always should, as one’s life is always changing and different things require attention at different times. Before my two month old twin boys were born, I was a lot more focused on making friends and having an apartment I could show off to my friends. Now I barely have time to shower, let alone have a gals get together! That’s ok though, because my boys are what matters most right now and their needs need to occupy the majority of my day, even though I love my friends and miss spending time with them. There’s a season for all things.

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  145. I am thankful for this very minute, and for all the minutes that have led me to this minute.
    All of life's experiences of the previous minutes,hours,days and years have brought me to this minute and that I'm proud of and greatful for.

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  146. I think that family matters most.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    email in blogger profile.

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  147. My kids are the most important thing in my life. They're the most impressive thing I've ever done, and I did a great job, if I do say so myself. They are both lovely teenagers - smart, polite, and thoughtful, and I am grateful for them every single day of my life

    Email address is in blogger profile

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  148. Escaping to the mountains with my family for some quality time without electronics.

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  149. Having a family matters to me more than anything. I may not have the freedom to do whatever, whenever I want, but my life is all the more meaningful. honeypie411 at yahoo dot com

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  150. I am grateful to those who have made/found the time to lift me and my children in their prayers.

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  151. I am most thankful that my family is happy and healthy. Material things are replaceable family isnt.

    sallstun
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  152. I'm thankful for life, health, and strenghth. Regardless of how tough life gets having these things will always bring you joy and peace from within.

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  153. I am thankful for a supportive family and God who gives me peace. Even though times are not perfect that makes it easier. :)

    kristisdeals1 at yahoo dot com

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  154. My husband and kids are what matter most. Making sure that we eat well and take care of ourselves are very important to me.

    katfam95 @ aim dot com

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  155. What matters most is that I don't mess up my kids

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  156. What matters most to me right now: Know that my mom is going to be ok and I will never take one day for granted with her, ever, ever again!

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  157. I am thankful that I am able-bodied and willing to go back to school to get a great job in the future and provide for my family until they are able to do so themselves. Also, to take care of my mom, who is recently retired.

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  158. I am thankful for my children and that they are in good health.

    MCantu1019@aol.com

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  159. Having a good relationship means having outside interests and friends. Being able to be together, yet have freedom to be yourself and go about your life. Staying with your family is the best part of living.

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  160. My friends and family matter the most to me.

    kaleidoscopequeen at gmail dot com

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  161. What matters the most to me are the small every day moments, like cuddling on the couch in the morning with my kids before they head off to school. My son has special needs and will not leave for school unless we've had some 'snuggle time' each morning. It helps him (and me) center and get ready for the day. Those are the moments that really matter!

    sweepyhead at gmail dot com

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  162. My family, getting my degree in the field I love, and God!
    Life is beautiful and if you don't take the time to cherish the things you love most, you'll miss all it has to offer.
    katyjv1988(@)yahoo(dot)com

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  163. My family is the most important thing to me! If my kids and my husband are happy, then so am I!

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  164. I have Rheumatoid Arthritis which sometimes slows me down. I make time to swim at the warm water pool 3 times a week which helps me the rest of the time. Thanks for the contest.

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  165. Health and wellness of those close to me and myself is most important to me.
    farrell@crosslake.net

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  166. What matters the most to me is the spiritual and physical well-being of my wife and children! Everything else is secondary!

    leandrew_taylor@yahoo.com

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  167. I am thankful for time with my family. I have spent a lot of time with my father who is dying. And coming home to be with them is more special than ever.

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  168. What matters the most to me is my husband of 41 years, seeing our grown children happy and being healthy
    dessie95mae(at)gmail(dot)com

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  169. My goal is to spend more time with my family.

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  170. My family is most important to me, and then my pets.

    chrystaljns @ gmail dot com

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  171. I'm thankful that my family is cared for and happy, and that my job is stable.

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  172. I am most thankful for my daughter Brea. She has changed my life in so many ways and made me a much better person than I have ever been!

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  173. My family comes first, of course, but I need ME time too. My wife and I take turns. For example, this past weekend she went out with her friends for an evening, and I watched over the kids. Tomorrow, I will go on a motorcycle ride with my buddies. Though family activities are important, we also need time (not a lot necessarily)to do things on our own, occaisionally. It’s a delicate balance.

    pauleyd68 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  174. What matters most to me is my son and my niece who recently came to live with us! She has sacrificed everything for the opportunity to attend school and is doing great! And my son loves the fact that he has a sudo-sister now!
    pauline15_01 at hotmail dot com

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  175. Family is most important. At the end of the long day that is our lives, the moments with family are what we'll remember best.

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  176. My family matters most to me and it's my number one priority --I feel happiest when we've spent quality time together.
    kakihararocks@gmail.com

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  177. What matters most to me is ensuring that my kids and I are continuously learning new and useful things. I try to create new learning opportunities for all of us as often as possible.

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  178. My kids and husband matter way more to me than a perfectly kept house. Everything gets done, but my priorities are my family
    digicat {AT} sbcglobal {DOT} net

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  179. I am thankful for my family. vidomich(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  180. My goal would be to find a way to save enough money that I could go to part-time work and really be more available to my daughter and my little miracle man, since they are what matters most to me in this world!!

    Many thanks!!

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  181. I'm thankful that I have a job but I wish it paid better or offered overtime because making ends meet is very difficult.

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  182. I am thankful for my family, especially for my daughter we are so blessed to have her, Susan s, suelee1998 @ gmail.com

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  183. Our family nurturing, spiritual nurturing, and meeting responsibilities on time matter most to me. Having a healthy balance of love and healthy discipline (i.e., do your homework before you call your friends; make your bed before you walk out the door; get your practice time in before you get online, etc.) are paramount for happy and harmonious living in our home. We also take time out throughout the day to let each other know we're happy to be together.

    msurosey@yahoo.com

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  184. I am just thankful for my life. Still having a chance to make myself and the lives around me better. I'm just not quite there yet and I'm thankful that I'm still able to improve.

    ewalsh40(at)gmail(dot)com

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  185. My family is the most important thing in my life. I'm thankful for all of them and for my friends, for good health, having a home and plenty to eat. Many are not nearly so fortunate.

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  186. I'm thankful for my husband and children. It's such a joy watching our children grow and experience life and sharing that with my husband.

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

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  187. What matters most to me is my daughter. My husband doesn't ask for a clean house, so my daughter and husband mean the most to me. If I could do some workbooks with my daughter instead of doing dishes I will do that any day. If I can watch a movie with hubby instead of vacuuming I will.

    hmahan_0529 @yahoo dot com

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  188. I am most thankful for the health of my family, and the small things that mean so much. The fact that we have a roof over our heads, food to eat, and a whole lot of love! :)

    shevilkenevil1 at aol dot com

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  189. What matters to me most are my children and knowing that they are safe and know I love them.
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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  190. I'm most thankful for my loving family.


    charisscharity at yahoo dot com

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  191. My family matters the most to me. trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

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  192. When you lose a child you know even more than ever that your family is the most important thing in your life.


    spencer1953 at gmail dot com.

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  193. I am thankful for my most wonderful family. I have love and support and this goes a long way with mental and emotional happiness. My mother, father and sister are my rocks in life. My husband and children make every day truly a blessing. I couldn't ask for more. I try to let them know every day.
    hkropog [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  194. What matters most to me is that the family is content. WOrk comes in a very distant second

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  195. What matters to me the most - and what I'm the most thankful for - right now would have to be that everyone in the family is reasonably happy, secure, and safe, with no major stressors or wants weighing us down right now!

    gkaufmanss@yahoo.com

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  196. The thing that matters to me right now is that my family is happy and healthy. Knowing that we have all we need and love one another.

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  197. My husband and the fact that I was able to serve my country.

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  198. What matters to me most is the life of my children...I work everyday just to ensure that they live a good life while they are children and we are working towards a great life as an adult. I am thankful we still have a house at this time, and a car to drive and food to eat and pets to love :D

    justine417@comcast.net

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