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It’s that time of the year to hone in on those things for which we are ever-so grateful! 


With only a few weeks to go before Thanksgiving Day, it's time again to share our Gratitude posts and Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland and me are hosting our favorite challenge of the year! We are all blessed and now is the time to express our gratitude. An attitude of gratitude is contagious and should be shared. So, When you express a gratitude in this challenge, you will be rewarded with bonus points from ActiveRain as an expression of our gratitude for YOU!


Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions


Beginning Monday, NOV 4, 2019, you have the opportunity to write your gratitude posts for this challenge. Rather than ending the challenge on Thanksgiving Day, we will end at the end of the month, 11/30.  


Each gratitude post that qualifies for the challenge will earn an additional 500 points, above and beyond the normal points granted for your posts. Add a photo or graphic to clarify your point (to each post) and a minimum of 250 words per post to tell us why it is a blessing to you. 


Only one gratitude post per week will be given bonus points up to a total of 4 (4 posts, 1 per week) between 11/4 and 11/30. You pick the days you want to post. 


Additionally, if you post one gratitude post, each of the four weeks in November, you will earn 5000 extra bonus points.  Remember, the more you express gratitude, the more you will have for which to be grateful.

Give ThanksNow, to get the bonus points, follow these simple instructions:

  • ONE Gratuity Post max per week (250 Points)
  • Up to FOUR total weeks in November (11/3 - 11/30)
  • 250 words PER POST (Max 4 Posts)
  • At least one graphic PER POST
  • Please copy the links to ALL of your Gratitude Posts and post into ONE COMMENT in the comment section below. 


*ACTIVERAIN THANKSGIVING BONUS: If you post one gratitude post, each of the four weeks in November, you will earn 5,000 extra bonus points!


Bonus points will be awarded in December - AFTER the challenge ends on November 30, 2019.


© Debe Maxwell | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | | NOVEMBER 2019 THANKSGIVING GRATITUDE CHALLENGE


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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Debe - 


Here are my four:

For Those Baby Steps

For A Lifetime Of Learning

For OOpsortunity

I Am Grateful For Pondering


Thanks to you and Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland for hosting this challenge.  


Nov 29, 2019 04:38 AM #126
Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector
SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno - Bourbonnais, IL
The Home Inspector With a Heart!
Nov 29, 2019 07:53 AM #127
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate
Nov 29, 2019 08:20 AM #128
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude


This was a great fun, and pretty easy to do!! And it was wonderful to read so many special posts about gratitude/thankfulness. Thanks to you and Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland  for hosting!

Week 1 - Grateful for my Clients

Week 2 - Grateful for Firefighters, First Responders &  Other Emergency Personnel

Week 3 - Gratitude for Grandkids That Let Me Play Like a Kid

Week 4 - Our Grateful Board for Thanksgiving


Nov 29, 2019 09:18 AM #129
Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
Nov 29, 2019 12:44 PM #130
Joseph Domino 480-390-6011
HomeSmart - Scottsdale, AZ
Real Estate Made Easy

Hi Debe, This was an excellent challenge. I really enjoyed reading all of the wonderful posts. It really gave me a chance to reflect and be grateful.

Here are the links to my posts.

I woke up today, that's a start.

Thanksgiving is a word of action

Thankful for the strong women in my life.

Keeping the tradition alive.

I hope you enjoy them.

Nov 29, 2019 06:36 PM #131
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Thanks Debe Maxwell, CRS and Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland for hosting this year's Thanksgiving Challenge. Below are my four entries:

My Sisters

Water, a Basic We All Need

I Am Thankful For Our Veterans

What Am I Thankful for Today?




Nov 29, 2019 07:36 PM #132
Lynn B. Friedman
Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ... - Atlanta, GA
Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
Peter Mohylsky. Beach Expert
PrimeSouth Properties - Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Last day of a very nice challenge

Nov 30, 2019 06:12 AM #135
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer
Bruce Hicks
Best Homes Hawaii - Honolulu, HI
Your Lifetime Friend/Helper!

Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland and Debe Maxwell, CRS - thank you for handling this contest! Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas!

Post 4              Post 3                Post 2             Post 1

Nov 30, 2019 01:00 PM #137
Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® - Silver Spring, MD
M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond

... with a grateful heart, here are the links to my 4 posts. Thank you Debe and Margaret! 

Gratitude 1.0: special clients

Gratitude 2.0: talented network

Gratitude 3.0: small businesses

Gratitude 4.0: my minis

Nov 30, 2019 01:20 PM #138
faye schubert
Branson, MO
Living the Branson Lake Life
Nov 30, 2019 01:53 PM #139
Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

Debe Maxwell, CRS and Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland Thank you both for hosting. There is so much to be thankful for that I always enjoy this challenge.

Thankful for the little things in life

Thankful for our three seasons on Cocoa Beach

Thankful for ActiveRain and the friends I have made here

Thankful for the beauty of it all


Nov 30, 2019 08:10 PM #140
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

My grandson

My work peeps

My daddy

my teachers

Thanks for this one 

Debe Maxwell, CRS and Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland  I appreciate that I spent time thinking about my favorite people all month. 


Nov 30, 2019 08:59 PM #141
Mike McCann - Nebraska Farm Land Broker
Mike McCann - Broker, Mach1 Realty Farmland Broker-Auctioneer Serving Rural Nebraska - Kearney, NE
Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700 or 800-241-3940

Alright Debe Maxwell, CRS   I was able to get 3 blogs done.  Here they are:

A Story about the men that helped turn me into a real man years ago...

A story about my current 94 year old farm client...and his take on World War II and how we met over a cup of coffee.

A story about my Son and Daughter although this Chapter is almost all about how grateful I am for the son I have...Chapter 4 will be about my daughter!!

I hope I am doing this right for you.  Thanks for the of the best I have ever been in!!  

Nov 30, 2019 09:16 PM #142
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

 Grateful For The Microphone

Thankful For Sundays


Thank you Debe Maxwell, CRS  and all the members who contributed. This was a huge success with so many wonderful entries and I'm still reading them.  

Nov 30, 2019 09:21 PM #143
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

#4 - Grateful for An Amazing, Mountain-Moving Team

#3 - Thank God for Little Boys...Snips & Snails & Puppy Dog Tails

#2 - Gratitude - Friends in the Rain and Beyond

#1 - November Gratitude - Grandparents - The Wind Beneath My Wings

Thank you so much for being such a wonderful hostess this month, Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland! This was quite the challenge with some amazing entries - what a great membership we have! ❤️ 💕 💝 

Nov 30, 2019 09:24 PM #144
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

All caught up on the entries and ready to submit barring any new entries in the next hour and a half!!

Thanks for all of the fantastic entries - your sharing your gratitude truly brightened days of members here in the Rain. 

And, many thanks to Margaret Rome - WHEW! A BIG month with LOTS great gratitude topics and heart-warming stories. We are so blessed to have found this amazing community!

Nov 30, 2019 10:35 PM #145
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