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Happy Mother's Day!

Posted May 8, 2011

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! I hope your day is full of love and happiness!

All I asked for was to be able to sleep in and I got my wish! Then my 9 year old showered me with all sorts of homemade gifts, which was wonderful! Now I am headed to the backyard to work in the garden and then hubby is grilling chicken for dinner. Such a nice day with the family! I hope you are all having a lovely day as well.

Here's to all the moms out there and those who are no longer with us.  Thanks for all you do and have done!


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  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper May 8, 2011

    Your pedi sounds fabulous, pirategirl. And you are so right about our moms being gone - it stinks just as much as last year. I hope your memories of her continue to make you smile.

    labs - thank you. That was really sweet. My mom was such an amazing woman and a tremendous grandmother. Absolutely the very best grandma my girls could have ever had.

  • labs May 8, 2011

    We have never met but I really appreciate all you do to help on this website.
    Your Mom did a tremendous job as a Mother.
    Thanks and Happy Mother's Day

  • Oxymoron02 May 8, 2011


    And Happy Mother's Day!

  • pirategirl12 May 8, 2011

    Happy Mother's Day to you, Faye! I had a pedi today with all the bells and whistles! I thought about you today. This is my third Mother's Day without my Mama and it pretty much stinks just as bad as the first one. I have spent a lot of the day lost in my own memories of her that make me smile!

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper May 8, 2011

    Thanks ladies. You are all so kind.

    Jenn - that picture is from a couple years before she got sick when we traveled to Miami together for a family function. Good times. And I am sure your mom is very proud of all you have accomplished as well, my friend - and what you will be accomplishing this summer! :-)

    Total - 6:30 am is sleeping in?? Yikes!

    I hope those burgers were yummy, marybeth! We ended up doing some work on the house we recently moved out of until 8 tonight so we will be grilling that chicken tomorrow. It will be very well marinated! LOL

  • JenniferK May 8, 2011

    Faye, that's an awesome pic of your Mom, and she looks just like I remember her. She would be so proud of you and what you've accomplished....

  • t0tAlChA0s May 8, 2011

    Happy Mother's Day to you as well Faye...and every mom out there. I was able to sleep in too =) Was up at 6:30am. Had a wonderful day!

  • aprilmiller May 8, 2011

    Happy Mother's Day Faye! The greatest evidence of a rich relationship is the depth of loss experienced when it's gone. What an encouragement to hear about yours and your mother's. Be blessed!

  • marybethwright06 May 8, 2011

    Happy Mothers Day Faye and all ;) Our days were quite similiar ... except that sleep part! I managed to get a very nice section of my flower garden completed and hubby grilled burgers. I too have some very lovely handmade gifts from my little loves!

  • Amomoftwo May 8, 2011

    Faye...I was thinking about you this morning...and your mom too! I know you miss her....especially today. She would be so proud of you and all that you have accomplished! Happy Mother's Day!