Monday, May 9, 2016

Mother's Day 2016

Mother's Day 2016 was amazing. I woke up to a sweet seven year old giving me her present, kisses and snuggles (before she exited stage left to watch some TV). Then there was a cup of tea in bed followed by more presents! (and one more on the 

Isn't A's printing wonderful for a three year old? She misspelled her name and knew it but went with it anyways. 

My girls and their art :-)

beautiful flowers from friends and family. 

I did more than an hour of yardwork and then we headed to brunch at our favourite Mother's Day joint. But first we did our annual Mother's Day picture…. before I ate my face off and my makeup got ruined. 

And then this girl asked me for a picture with the both of us alone and planted one on me.

Some lemonade! And some herbs. I chose basil and mint! 

If this isn't eating your face off, I don't know what is!

The restaurant did face painting also. Another hit with the little ladies. 

And then three out of the four of us had a long, glorious nap, I gardened a bit more and we had some apps for dinner.

A lovely day with my awesome family. Thank you, my loves. I appreciate all your efforts.

Happy Monday, everyone!

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  1. Aww love the photo of you and your two girls before the brunch! So glad you had a wonderful day! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  2. Such a beautiful family! Glad you had a lovely brunch and were treated like you deserve to be on Mother's Day! Hope your week is off to a marvelous start beautiful lady!

  3. Beautiful little girls! I love that they requested a picture with you, I feel I am always begging my kids.

  4. Love the flowers and those sweet cards!

  5. What a lovely day and good call taking the photos before eating. I have made that mistake more than once. You ladies look lovely as always.

  6. Sounds like the best Mother's Day spent with your girls! I love all the pretty artwork they gave you and those pictures with you are precious!

    P.s. to "perk" those tulips and get them standing upright, try sticking a penny from 1981 or before in the water :)!

  7. Looks like a great weekend. Those flowers are so pretty & the cards are so sweet.

  8. Your girls are so sweet! Seems like you had a wonderful mothers day.

  9. Happy Mother's Day! Sounds like you had a great one. LOVE that shot of you and your girls!

  10. Sounds like an amazing mother's day! Cute cards from the girls and such a sweet tradition to get a little dressed up and take photos with your kids. You know i'm always up for a good brunch too! lol

  11. What a wonderful celebration for a mom who deserves it.

  12. Pretty flowers and pretty lil girls !:) I also have a seven year old daughter and I know how jovial you feel when your lil one writes her own feelings about you and when she writes a note of appreciation for you.. For mothers, there is no greater happiness than this

  13. Sounds like a wonderful mother's day and well deserved <3


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