Friday, June 25, 2010

Sharing a Bit of My Mom With You

Happy Friday everyone. I thought since I've been writing a lot about my mom lately, you might want to see a couple of pictures of her. The first one was taken on my sister Nancy's boat, out on Lake Minnetonka, 2 years ago in July. My mom, my husband and I, my 3 sister's, 2 brother's and their husband's and wives, get together every July on my mom's birthday. We would meet at the boat, take a beautiful, long boat ride, pull up to a dock at one of the awesome restaurants located on the lake, have dinner, then ride back, under the moonlit sky! We did this for 17 years in a row. My mom is sitting in between my sister Mary on the right and my sister Laurie on the left. Next to Laurie is my sister-in-law Nancy. (Yes....I have a sister Nancy, a sister-in-law Nancy and my mom's name is also Nancy!)




This next photo was taken at my niece's wedding last August. It is of my mom with my sister Mary. My mom looked so beautiful that night! We all had a blast together!




So I'm going to see her later this morning and I've been bringing her a card each time I visit. This is the one I'll give to her today. I used the butterfly from the Hero Arts Watercolor Petals Clear set.




Here is a closer view of the beautiful pins that were a gift from Alexandra. Thank you, Alexandra...I love them...and so will my mom!




Thanks for stopping by. I hope everyone has an enjoyable day today, with time for crafting.

21 comments:

Joy said...

I love your card Barb, I am sure that your Mum is going to love this card. Thank you for sharing such wonderful photos, they are such beautiful photos. Thinking of you always my friend, big huge hugs.

Virginia L. said...

Thanks for sharing these awesome photos! Your mom looked so beautiful and glowing (and so are you and your sister, SIL) in the pictures!! I love your card for mom as it comes from your heart...you are a sweet daughter, Barbara! I'm thinking of you and your mom! xoxo

Jill said...

Love seeing these pictures of your mom. You have a beautiful family! Love your card- how kind of you to bring her one each visit. I'm sure you always bring a smile to her face. Huge hugs to you my friend!

CinnamonSally said...

Lovely photographs of your Mum and family Barb, thanks for sharing. I am sure your Mum will love this beautiful card.
Hugs
Sallyx

Kathy (krolski) said...

I love your pics, Barb. Thanks for sharing. Looks like some fun times! Your card is beautiful. I'm sure your Mom will love it. Sending you hugs.

Heather Maria said...

Thanks Barb, for sharing these beautiful photos of you mom and your family! I'm sure your mom is delighted to receive one of your gorgeous creations every time you visit! Beautiful, beautiful card Barb! Hugs.

Sue McRae said...

Great pics Barb, thanks for sharing and you mom will love the pink card, so pretty!

Tiffany said...

I really love that watercolor petals set! so pretty how you've used it on the card! Thank you for sharing your lovely photos! You mom looks so sweet, that's why you are too!

Suzanne C said...

Lovely pictures of your mom and family. So wonderful to see some of the fun times you have shared. Lovely card. So pretty.

Dawn said...

thanks for sharing your photos of your mum. The card is delightful as are all of your creations. Your mum will just love getting this from you.

Deirdre said...

Beautiful photos - TFS. Love your card too.

Nancy said...

Thanks for sharing the lovely photos, Barb. Love your card, and I know your Mother will surely appreciate your beautiful work!

Kelly Booth said...

So Pretty Barb...I know your Mom will love it!! thanks for Sharing your Photo's....

Debbie said...

Thanks for sharing your photos with us, your mom is a lovely lady and I am sure she is going to enjoy that beautiful card!

alexandra s.m. said...

Thanks for sharing Barb! You're such a sweet and dedicated daughter.
I love your card BTW ;-)

Ayana Posadas said...

Great photos!
Your mom will definitely love that pretty card!

Nat said...

Barb, I just love seeing these wonderful photos of your Mom, thank you for sharing them. She will love this beautiful card!
hugs, Nat

Vanessa said...

Your Mom will love this gorgeous card, Barb! Thanks for sharing the photos!

Monika Reeck said...

your mom will love your adorable card Barb and thanks for sharing this lovely Photo....miss you Barb...hope you are ok :)

trinharrieta said...

Thank you for sharing these photos with us, Barb! Your beautiful cards will be so wonderful for your mom to look at each day.

Martha said...

Sweet Barb, I enjoyed reading this post, also! What lovely photos & what a beautiful card you made for her!

WOW, what sweet memories you'll must have made, in those 17 years of boat rides, on your sweet mom's birthday each year. I'm sure your mom looked forward to doing that each year. What a TREAT that must have been for everyone.

You could write a book with all your wonderful stories & memories. It's all so AMAZING!

Thanks, again, my friend!
BIG HUGS!