*Originally published on April 9th, 2013

We don’t always take the time to thank our friends for the things they do that make a difference in our lives. Sometimes their acts of kindness are monumental, but often it is the simple act of bringing us a cup of coffee, braving the swimsuit fitting room with us, or venting about toddler problems over a couple mimosas that make the biggest impact. Written by Stephanie, here is an Open Thank-You Note to some important friends.