Tag Archive: love

To My Husband With Love. Happy Valentine’s Day!

This past year has been life changing, isolating, and scary for everyone. It has been a time for all of us to reflect as to what and who is most important in our… Continue reading

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Valentines Day

Hubby knows how much I love white chocolate and so every year he gets me the most wonderful assortment. And so I decided I would make him a little something special. Chocolate covered strawberries… Continue reading

A Love Not Equaled

I used to always hear that being a grandparent was the best thing in the world. That there was no other love like the love for a grandchild. Well I can tell you… Continue reading

Emma Looking Beautiful As Always

Not everyone looks beautiful in the snow with a hat on. But Emma does!

Bryce Enjoying the Snow

Our grandson Bryce enjoying a snowstorm in Maine. But in all his excitement he starts to lose his hat. No worries, Dad to the rescue.  

Happy 4th Birthday Morgan

Happy 4th Birthday Emma!

192/365 Gazing at Buttercups

188/365 Young Love

185/365 Teaching Little Brother How To Hang From The Railing

183/365 Happy Little Fella

180/365 How do you ever decide?

144/365 Total Cuteness

112/365 Innocence

I look at that face and all I see is innocence. But of course that is just a grandmother’s thinking!

111/365 Angelic

There are moments when the light is just perfect that I look at my granddaughter Morgan and all I can think of is “Angelic”!

76/365 A Welcome Visitor

Every Tuesday night Nana and Papa pick up Morgan for dinner. We either go out to eat or come back to the house for a bite. It can be very difficult for me… Continue reading

66/365 The Grandkids Visit

Every now and then we have the grandkids overnight. And while a large amount of time may not go by in between sleepovers it is amazing that when they are so young the… Continue reading

45/365 Valentine’s Day

Need I say more?

34/365 Still Raw One Year Later

A collection of some of my Mother’s favorite things. One year ago today was truly the worst day of my life. My mother suffered a massive stroke and I found her in her… Continue reading

17/365 An American Beauty

Beauty personified and at such a young age!

15/365 The Grandkids Visit

What the house looks like at 6 am when the grandkids come to visit!

5/365 My Grandson Bryce

Today I had to make it two images. Look how big my grandson Bryce is getting. So adorable!

Why Has It Taken Me So Long To Figure Out?

Why has it taken me so long to figure out? Christmas is not just about the day itself, it is about the entire holiday season!Beginning with Thanksgiving when we gather with loved ones… Continue reading

I Couldn’t Resist

Time with the grandkids is always the most important time for me. Nothing is so precious as the memories they create!

What Were They Thinking

You have to wonder sometimes what is going through their minds!

If Only Dressing Barbie Was The World’s Biggest Concern

Since last Friday the news has been full of story upon story of bombings, attempted bombings and death. Day after day it is some new horrible tragedy or attempt at one. I came… Continue reading

You’re Never Friendless If You Have A Dog

Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog; but you’re never friendless ever, if you have a dog. ~ Douglas Mallock

Let Sleeping Babies Lie

I watch you as you’re sleeping So quietly you lay And I think of how I love you More than words can say ~ Author Unknown

I Could Not Love Them More

These two beauties are my granddaughters. Morgan on the left and Emma on the right. They are cousins born one week apart. They couldn’t love each other more. And I couldn’t love them… Continue reading

Sibling Love

  How often do you see a brother and sister who just love each other to pieces? Well Emma adores her little brother. Bryce just idolizes Emma and is astonished by everything she… Continue reading

What Goes Through Their Minds?

Don’t you wonder sometimes what goes through their little heads? Morgan got a hold of an old fishing buoy out by our pool. She was playing with it in the water. Not to… Continue reading

An Acquired Taste

Hubby and I rescued Virgil our Pug several years ago. It was on a total whim and we knew nothing about Pugs. But poor Virgil was in such a sad state and so… Continue reading

Such Love and Adoration

A little over eight years ago we had a dog named Alex. He was part yellow lab, part golden retriever. A gentle giant he weighed in at approximately 125 lbs. He was a… Continue reading

Heber & Caroline A Love Story – Letter Seven – 5/24/1924

When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). The letters cover… Continue reading

Morgan and the Chuck-It

My granddaughter Morgan came over for a visit the other day. And while playing in the backyard she found our dog’s “Chuck-It’. For those of you who don’t know what a “Chuck-It” is,… Continue reading

Heber & Caroline A Love Story – Letter 6 – 5/20/1924

When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). The letters cover… Continue reading

Missing You Terribly Mom on this First Mother’s Day Without You

Today is Mother’s Day and the first one since losing my Mom in February. The loss is still very raw. I continue to cry here and there several times a week. The memories… Continue reading

Heber & Caroline a Love Story – Letter 4 – 4/22/1924

When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). The letters cover… Continue reading

Heber and Caroline a Love Story – Letter 3 – 3/25/1924

When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). The letters cover… Continue reading

Emma’s First Easter Egg Hunt

We spent Easter at my mother-in-law’s house. My sister-in-law, brother-in-law, nephew, and his fiancé bought all kinds of little trinkets and treasures to fill plastic hide and seek eggs. Emma, our granddaughter was… Continue reading

It’s Been A While

Can you believe I haven’t posted any photos of my grandchildren since around the holidays? I can’t! But there’s been so much going on I kind of put my photo taking on the… Continue reading

The Healing Process

It’s just over one month now since my mother passed. I can truly say that not one day has gone by that I haven’t cried at least once if not multiple times. My… Continue reading

In Memory of Dot (My Mother) 1926 – 2015

My mother passed on Saturday February 7th after suffering a stroke four days earlier on Tuesday. Over the past several days I have been fortunate to have received condolences from so many people… Continue reading

Nobody Loves Playing in the Snow more than Brady

I know many dogs love the snow but my yellow lab Brady is crazy for it. Mix in my hubby throwing a ball to play fetch and he is in ecstasy! Just watch… Continue reading

Just Another Lazy Day

Today it was cold, rainy, and just plain yucky! It was a perfect day for hubby and me, and the dogs to hang inside and just take it easy. While hubby and I… Continue reading

Our Christmas 2014

Another Christmas has come and gone and it seems as I age they are coming faster and faster. But with age also comes expansion of my family and there is nothing I love… Continue reading

Traditions

There are times when traditions are very important to me especially when it involves family. One tradition my daughter and I have had for years is our annual Christmas Cookie Bake. We get… Continue reading

Have the Preparations Begun?

Turkey Day is one week away. How many of you will be hosting the dinner? Are you expecting lots of company? Is your extended family going to stay at your house for a… Continue reading

Welcome Bryce Christopher

And we finally met the new member of our family, our grandson Bryce Christopher! \