Hello friends! It has been a while, but I have been busy! Busy turning 40! My Birthday was on the 21st. My sweet husband and kids planned a party and invited my whole family. They also surprised me by inviting my very best forever friend from high school! She drove six hours to spend my special day with me! So fun to see her and hug her in person! What a wonderful night surrounded by the people I love!
"True friends are never apart, maybe in distance, but not in heart"
My Birthday was bittersweet~~~ The morning of the 21st my sweet 104 year old Grandma Marie passed away. She was an amazing, strong woman who lived a long, blessed life. She will be dearly missed by so many. I want to share something my cousin Kathy said to me. She said “Sarah, I guess you are the lucky one to share Grandma’s 2nd “birth day” with her”. I thought that was truly the most beautiful way to look at it and I am honored.
What a sweet, gentle woman she was. May she rest in peace….Love you Grandma ~
“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” ~Author Unknown
Life is filled with moments, everyday moments that we must learn to appreciate. My son Owen (5 yrs old) was helping me make Valentine salt dough fillers yesterday. He looked up at me and said “Mom, every heart I cut out is for you.” Yes, my heart melted. These are the moments that I will remember. The sweet look on his face when he said it was priceless. I have taken a mental picture that I won’t forget.
“While we try to teach our children all about life,
Our children teach us what life is all about.”
These are the beautiful Birthday flowers I got from my husband. Ain’t he sweet!
I did a little more Valentines decorating around our house. I think the red adds such a cheery touch. And who doesn’t enjoy spreading a little “Love” around the house. :)
The brass LOVE and XO letters I got from Nelly’s Nest~
Homestead Candle also from Nelly’s Nest, it smells wonderful~
The crow, the hearts on a stick and the hanging heart are more wonderful creations by Alison~
“Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it.” ~Ralph Marston
I hope you are all doing well, give your loved ones a hug and tell them how much they mean to you.
Until next time, take care.