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I woke up at 3am and couldn't get back to sleep, so it felt perfect to find this in my "to-read" folder. Heavenly and a reminder to count my blessings... Jxx

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A beautiful post, Amie - and your framed list is utterly adorable! Saving this post....! 😘

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Such a beautiful letter, thanks for drawing us into your midnight moments :) I am very nostalgic about the winter nights when my husband and I wake up at 3ish to get the wood stove going. It’s nothing like waking up in the middle of the night in a suburban home. It’s just peaceful and reflective, and feels more like an opportunity than an inconvenience :) Did you say you moved from the West Coast? We lived in Bellingham Wa before finding our home here - I often laugh about moving from one coast to the other - enjoying the same view, just facing the other direction 😂

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THAT GRATITUDE LIST! So sweet! So wholesome! 🧡

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Nov 22, 2023Liked by Amie McGraham

Love the grateful list! That’s a treasure.

The 2d violin part of The Great Maldeau is a nightmare to play! You would never know to listen to it what is going on in the orchestra!

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oh amie, i love this! brings me back to a sunny day in 2003, when evan waltzed off the school book and pressed a page, torn from their notebook, into my hand reading "I loved this day." it's framed next to my bed.

also, my MY favorite leftover love is turkey nachos!!!

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The casserole sounds perfect for leftovers. I remember the days of thinking about the cost of "long distance" calls. Happy Thanksgiving, Amie!

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Nov 21, 2023Liked by Amie McGraham

Echoing what others have said, so grateful for you reviving Cook & Tell and sharing with us so selflessly. And I absolutely adore that list from you age 6.

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I'm so grateful for you Amie! Thank you for showing up here and in my mailbox. :) I can't wait to make the sweet potato and cranberry casserole. You are gold. Sending you hugs and love.

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Nov 21, 2023Liked by Amie McGraham

I loved this! Your descriptions made me feel I was there. I can just see your mom tending fires and expressing gratitude. She's my soulmate!

Yep, Campbell's creamed soups were a home staple. I make my own now, but sometimes, don't ya miss that salt extravaganza! 😊

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Annie, your mother's essay is just beautiful. I wish I could have met her. Wishing you and yours a joy filled Thanksgiving.

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Your sketch! And a beautiful piece, Amie.

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It feels like your mother’s poetic words travels across time straight to our hearts, Amie, and then you amplify them seamlessly with your own. I loved every part of this, including the casserole at the end. I’m thankful for Cook & Tell--and you!🤗

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