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Sunday, May 08, 2011

Mothers Day 2011

My first Mothers Day as a Grandmother… changes everything!

The day began for me with a bacon and egg breakfast cooked by Greg and Jordan.

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A cup of tea expertly made by Jordan topped it off nicely.


One of Jordan’s gifts to me was to clean up his room, it was a lovely sight.

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Leah and Corrie visited with Brooklynn after lunch and we all sat around watching her show us all the new things she is doing, including crawling, blowing raspberries and pulling herself up on the furniture.

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After hearing a suggestion beginning a tradition of taking a photo of the three generations of girls on mothers day, we had lots of laughs in the attempt to get all three of us looking ta the camera at the same time…….

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This reminded me of this photograph of 4 generations of girls.

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Even then, getting all 4 of us to look at the camera at the same time was impossible. Nana was 81 my mother 54, I was 32 and Leah 2

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Thanks for visiting.


Julie xx


Jan Quigley said...

Looks like you had a lovely day with your lovely family :-)
I wish Rowan had tidied his room it's a disaster area!!!! I might try that next year.
Leah is growing so quickly & now your dd has had her 1st Mother's Day. I'm sure she enjoyed it.

Joy said...

Those pics are the best, I bet you had lots of giggles while trying to get what you were after LOL - and what a great idea it is too!
Brooklynn is just gawjus, I can't believe how fast she's growing up!!
Glad you had a fabulous day :o).
Joy :o)

Linda said...

Hi Julie! I'm so happy for you to have been royally treated today. Jordan is just a perfect son, isn't he? That four generation photo is very special, and your three generation photo attempts make me smile. You're all adorable. You are blessed to have a granddaughter so you can take such a picture. Enjoy Brooklynn. She's a cutie.

Sue said...

What a lovely day you must have had. Its all great 'til the boys leave home and move too far away - I got 1 phone call at 9pm!! Another much earlier I must say.(:-))
I love your idea about the Mothers Day photo's.

Dianne said...

A lovely idea to have the 3 generation photo on Mothers Day, Julie. Looks like you all had a fab family day.

Maree: said...

LOL there's always Next Year Julie...we didn't get a pic either...
Looked like Fune anyway...glad it was a Nice day for you...