Thankful Thursday

I’m thankful that hubby and I had a great time in Fort Bragg, Ca last weekend.

I’m thankful that we opted to stay at the North Cliff Hotel. It is a beautiful hotel and had a beautiful ocean and bay view.

I’m thankful we ask at check in where a great place for dinner could be found. He highly recommended Point Noyo Restaurant. He was spot on. We liked it so much that we went Thursday night and again on Saturday night. Heavenly food and the service was outstanding.

I’m thankful that we got to explore some of the areas treasures. We traveled along the coast to see some really beautiful homes. We also enjoy visiting Point Cabrillo Light. It’s a beautiful lighthouse and the volunteer that was working that day was very informative about not only the lighthouse, but much of the area.
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I’m thankful for this view for three nights and four days. Hubby and I left the sliding glass door open each night to listen to the fog horn and the ocean. We slept like babies.
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I’m most thankful that hubby and I spent a lot of time together exploring just about every area in Fort Bragg and Mendocino.

On the drive home on Sunday hubby said, ‘Next December I want to go to Death Valley’. I’ve already booked our room at The Inn at Furnace Creek.

What are you thankful for today?

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  43 comments for “Thankful Thursday

  1. December 15, 2016 3:33 am at 3:33 am

    So glad you two had such a good time. It sounds so so nice with that view and all the good food. Sandee, you and Zane have a fantastic day.

    • December 15, 2016 3:13 pm at 3:13 pm

      We did have a great time Marg. So enjoyed getting away for a bit. We have another adventure in May to do so that's good. 🙂

  2. December 15, 2016 6:25 am at 6:25 am

    That sounds like a nice trip.

    • December 15, 2016 3:14 pm at 3:14 pm

      It was a nice trip. 🙂

  3. December 15, 2016 6:41 am at 6:41 am

    We are thankful for this wonderful blog post and that you had a great time! Your view was amazing!! We are also thankful for the warmth of our condo because we have sub-zero temps outside!!! Brrrrr!!!! xoxoxoxo

    • December 15, 2016 3:15 pm at 3:15 pm

      There are always so many things to be thankful for if we just take the time. 🙂

  4. Jan
    December 15, 2016 8:21 am at 8:21 am

    I've been there once but this post makes me want to go back.

    • December 15, 2016 3:15 pm at 3:15 pm

      Hubby and I were there in 1997, so it was time to go back. 🙂

  5. December 15, 2016 8:37 am at 8:37 am

    Ocean breeze and sound of waves will give you a good night sleep.

    • December 15, 2016 3:15 pm at 3:15 pm

      We're boaters so these sounds lull us to sleep. 🙂

  6. December 15, 2016 8:45 am at 8:45 am

    That's awesome that you had such a nice trip. I like to take little trips here and there too. 🙂 I'm thankful for Christmas. It makes everyone so happy (I know not everyone, but everyone I know, and I am thankful for the too). 🙂

    • December 15, 2016 3:16 pm at 3:16 pm

      We've seen a lot of angry folks of late. Not us, but lots of folks out and about. 🙂

  7. December 15, 2016 9:02 am at 9:02 am

    Glad to see you had a good time i agree with joeh about the sound of the waves, I can't remember the last time I was at the coast.

    Have a thankfultastic day Sandee 🙂

    • December 15, 2016 3:17 pm at 3:17 pm

      Whenever I'm on the coast the window is open. Love the sound of the ocean. 🙂

  8. December 15, 2016 9:15 am at 9:15 am

    I'm not too sure about places that start with "Fort" and "Death".

    • December 15, 2016 3:17 pm at 3:17 pm

      You'd like both of these places Kismet. Ask your mom. 🙂

  9. December 15, 2016 11:34 am at 11:34 am

    Sandee, I am so happy to hear that you both had such a lovely time! That view….and your room is in a good location! 🙂

    • December 15, 2016 3:18 pm at 3:18 pm

      We couldn't have had a much better view. It was the highest point of the hotel. 🙂

  10. December 15, 2016 1:08 pm at 1:08 pm

    Oh the ocean, how lovely. I want to go! I think I have been to that lighthouse 🙂

    • December 15, 2016 3:18 pm at 3:18 pm

      It's a very lovely lighthouse. We enjoyed the tour, the walk and the volunteer. 🙂

  11. Ann
    December 15, 2016 1:39 pm at 1:39 pm

    Glad you had a good time. Looks beautiful there

    • December 15, 2016 3:19 pm at 3:19 pm

      It's a fun place to visit. Lots of walking trails and interesting things to see. 🙂

  12. December 15, 2016 2:07 pm at 2:07 pm

    What a great looking trip. Glad you had a great time. One really memorable trip each year is truly a blessing and something to be thankful for. I am indeed thankful that my health is still good enough to allow me to do most of the things I truly enjoy. Have a blessed week.

    • December 15, 2016 3:19 pm at 3:19 pm

      I'm thankful for my health too. Always. 🙂

  13. December 15, 2016 3:13 pm at 3:13 pm

    Such fun, i'm so glad you got to go! Today i'm thankful for help at work, i can only do two houses in a day if i have help now.

    • December 15, 2016 3:20 pm at 3:20 pm

      I noticed I can't do as much anymore, and hubby and I help each other with things so they get done. 🙂

  14. December 15, 2016 3:35 pm at 3:35 pm

    Beautiful vacation you two and the Furnace, wow that place sounds exciting and wonderful.
    Right now I'm thankful that my friend Gerry has invited me to go for breakfast Friday with the guys just like last Friday. I'm so happy that he invited me again.
    I'm also thankful for my family especially my lovely wife Mary Lou who has to put up with me at times. Thanks Mary Lou.
    Finally, I'm thankful for the chance to go cruising again (11).
    Have a great day tomorrow Sandee & Zane just in case I'm not able to read your blog tomorrow. See ya.

    Cruisin Paul

    • December 15, 2016 3:39 pm at 3:39 pm

      Yes, the Death Valley trip will be awesome.

      Enjoy your breakfast tomorrow with your pals. 🙂

  15. December 15, 2016 4:26 pm at 4:26 pm

    what a great get away for you two!~ Now we know where to go and eat!~ xoxo

    • December 16, 2016 6:59 am at 6:59 am

      You're going to love that place. It was really good. 🙂

  16. December 15, 2016 4:36 pm at 4:36 pm

    Sounds like an exciting and wonderful vacation! Awesome!

    • December 16, 2016 6:59 am at 6:59 am

      We had a most lovely time. 🙂

  17. December 15, 2016 5:27 pm at 5:27 pm

    Sounds like the perfect getaway! Glad you had such a lovely time! How fun to have somewhere to look forward to next December already too!

    Happy almost Friday!

    • December 16, 2016 7:00 am at 7:00 am

      We have a lot of boating to do next year and some mini trips in May. Looking forward to everything. 🙂

  18. December 16, 2016 2:42 am at 2:42 am

    Good that you and your hubby had a wonderful holiday with great food and came home with such sweet memories. Have a beautiful day!

    • December 16, 2016 7:00 am at 7:00 am

      We had a wonderful time and lots of great food too. You have to have the food when you're traveling. 🙂

  19. December 16, 2016 7:17 am at 7:17 am

    Sounds like you two had a very relaxing trip.

    • December 16, 2016 4:29 pm at 4:29 pm

      It was most relaxing and very fun. 🙂

  20. December 16, 2016 8:52 am at 8:52 am

    Bet you did have a great view from that top floor balcony! I miss days like that with my wife, especially this time of year.

    • December 16, 2016 4:29 pm at 4:29 pm

      We had a great view. Yes we did. I can so understand your longing for your mate. 🙂

  21. December 18, 2016 3:19 am at 3:19 am

    I'm happy that you had a great time. The California coast is special.

    • December 18, 2016 6:04 am at 6:04 am

      We had a great time. The best part is being with hubby. 🙂

  22. March 29, 2018 7:30 pm at 7:30 pm

    & I’m thankful for your lovely post! as well as for reminding me that gratitude is everything <3

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