Sunday, May 11, 2014

A joyfilled Mother's Day Weekend.

Happy Mother's Day!
What a weekend it's been for me!
It started Friday morning with a tea, at the day care, with Charlotte (second from the right). We were dressed up, and had  cupcakes, received a handmade necklace, and even wore a crown!
It was a delight.

Later in the day, Kelly's family took me to my favorite restaurant for Italian food.
The two cousins below sat next to each other, and it was like sitting at a sideshow at the circus.
Between Charlotte, and Anson acting like two little clowns, and Anson and his older brother sitting across the table waging war against each other...I enjoyed dinner, AND a show!
I truly LOVE going out to eat with all of these little people.  Everything they do makes me laugh.
My poor daughter, Kelly, never seems to find any of it funny....I don't get it????
She seems so tense.
After dinner, we watched Ethan play soccer.
Then it was time to relax at Kelly, and Dan's house for the rest of the evening.
Sitting with Dan, Kelly, and Ethan that night was very special to me.
Just being able to spend some quiet time with them, with no interruptions, will be a forever memory.

Don't let the above photo fool you......look closer....there is trouble lurking behind those innocent looking faces.

Saturday morning I spent the day with Erin, Tony, Zoey, and Sadie.
They not only gave me one of my newest favorite bottles of wine, and the cutest of all wine glasses to drink it out of.....they took me out for lunch.
I LOVE Red Robin's blue cheese burger!!
So that is where we went for lunch.
We spent the afternoon together....just hangin' out.
The most fun was waiting in the car with Tony while Erin and the girls ran in the dollar store for a few minutes.  Tony is a super funny guy. He made me laugh about jobs that involve working with the public, and experiences dealing with customers.
Another fun memory....laughing with Tony.
Going to the post office to mail a letter was fun, too.
We all sat in the car watching Tony lick a peal off stamp, and try to attach it to the letter as the wind took the stamp up in the air, and Tony ended up chasing it through the parking lot!  Oh my.....

After the "tea" on Friday, I received this lovely set from my daughter Melissa.
She's been collecting the pieces for me ever since I saw it at Home Goods while shopping with her one day.  I think it's so pretty, and appropriate for the day.
It's simple, and white.....but a treasure to me.

Here's that beautiful crown I got to wear at the "tea" with Charlotte.
She decorated it herself!
If you look to the left, you can see the wonderful necklace that she also made for me.
Such a special morning.

When I returned home last night, these were waiting for me.
Kelly sent them.  How thoughtful was that??!!
Needless to say, my weekend has been joyful.
Filled with moments of laughter, and love.
I hope that my girls will be pampered today.
I hope that their children will shower them with cards, and little gifts given with love.
I hope they feel as loved by their babes, as I feel by mine.
Happy Mother's Day!
BTW....The Mister got all the flowers to fill the window boxes for my mom's day is good.~~~~~xo


  1. Happy Mother's Day! Sounds like the most wonderful weekend ever. I am so glad you got to spend time with everyone that really matters in your life and that they made you laugh so much. Glad they fed you well, too! Can't wait to see your flower boxes done!

  2. Happy Mother's Day sweet Debbie. Just getting time with our children means more than any gift. I am so happy you were treated so well. And kudos to your husband for getting the flowers. Blessings, xoxo,Susie

  3. Happy Mother's Day Debbie...sounds like a wonderful weekend!

  4. Hello, I am so glad you had a wonderful weekend! It is so wonderful being a Grandma and a Mother! Looking forward to sunshine and flowers, right after this snow storm comes in and blows out in the Colorado plains!
    Love, Roxy

  5. How very special, your Mother's Day weekend. Lovely. The children and gifts...perfect.

  6. Happy Mothers Day Debbie. Sounds like you had a perfect weekend! xo

  7. Hi Debbie, Sounds and looks like the perfect day. So glad you enjoyed the blessings and the pics are special.
    Have a great week. Hugs!

  8. It's obvious how much your family loves you, Debbie. You are blessed. I love the pretty tea set from your daughter. I think it's the perfect gift for you. Have a great week. Hugs, Nancy

  9. Happy belated Mother's Day Debbie! Looks like you had a perfect weekend:)

  10. Hi Debbie, I want to wish you a Happy Mother's Day! I am here because of Nana Diana Takes a Break Blog. She recommended that we pop over to your blog since you are starting a new one. I have looked at your blog everyday now since she has suggested that! I'm Julie from Julie's Lifestyle and I'm going to be your newest follower. I love meeting new blog friends. Thanks so much for sharing your family with us all. Have a wonderful evening.
    Julie at Julie's Lifestyle

  11. Hi Debbie, I just tried to join your blog by GFC and it's not letting me so I guess I will have to try again later.
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  12. Hi Debbie, it looks like a beautiful weekend took place here, and to wear a crown for the day it doesn't get any better then this does it :)

    Love your fun photos and the vignette ones as well.
    See you soon, looking forward to what inspires you next!


  13. It sounds as though you enjoyed a very special weekend with the people that matter most! Many blessings and sweet memories! Cindy


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