Happy Mother's Day and a house anniversary

There was a time, not too long ago, when I wondered if I'd ever be able to celebrate Mother's day as a mom. 
It is a privelege for me to be able to celebrate it firsthand.

Here's me, with our little blessing, on my first Mother's day:
(yes, that is me- sans blonde hair....)

May 2001
This was also our very first house we purchased.  A cute 1956 cottage. 

Mother's Day also marks the third anniversary of the weekend we moved into our home (#4)!!  That was quite a gift! 

There's a lot more on the agenda for sprucing up the exterior, but here we are today.
(hint: that window up above the garage will get some eye candy soon....)

And most importantly, I am so thankful for my mom.  She is a great friend, and has taught me so much. 
It is wonderful to have her in my life, and living so close by to do fun things with.

Mother's Day 2010

A blessed Mother's day to you- whether you are a mom, a mom to be, or a mom hopeful. 

8 comments

  1. I'm so happy for you! Your baby is such a cutie and your house...! Wow! You've done a great job with it... it's beautiful! Happy first Mother's Day to you!

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  2. Two beautiful ladies and one beautiful baby! She must be 10 now? Loved looking at the pictures.

    ~Shanon

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  3. Happy Mother's Day Denise! Hope it's been a wonderful day!

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  4. Happy Mother's Day! It's amazing how time flies!

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  5. Thanks, honey! I'm so glad you're having a great Mothers Day! Thanks for all the kind words of love. Love, Mom

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  6. I ABSOLUTELY love the picture of you and your sweet girl...so precious. Happy Mother's Day to you!

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  7. Denise, I LOVE your darker hair color!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  8. Your baby angel is so beautiful!

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