Friday, May 11, 2007

Mothers day..............MY MUM!

Happy Mothers day to my mum.
While it is so nice to tell you this Sunday on mothers day I love you, to tell you just how much you mean to me and how much I care..............I do, not just this Sunday but every day of the year think how lucky I am to have a mother like you. How lucky I am you are the grandmother of my children and a great grandmother to their children we are truly blessed you are in our lives.
Hello to my blogger friends I just want to share with you all today a little about my dear mother and what better way to do it then with some of my loved photos of her and what better time then at this time mothers day this Sunday.
This beautiful photo is on my mothers wedding day.
I love everything about this photo her dress, the flowers the flower girl and the bridesmaids.
I also adore the way it shows the love my mother had for my dad on that very special day in their lives.
The blush of her cheeks and the love in her eyes tells you how happy this very young bride was on her wedding day.
Some of my blogger friends have seen this photo before it is of my grandmother and mother my sister and I am the big sister!
Mum always dressed us in the most beautiful clothes and cared about us very much she made many of our outfits and I can remember growing up, each Christmas we all got a brunch coat and shortie pajamas all made by mum in secret while we slept dreaming of Christmas.

Proudly I want to share with you this beautiful photo of my mum she has been an artist all of my life and I guess that is why my clothes she made always had a little extra trim or embroidery on them it was the artist in her.

Mum has found the time bringing up five children to be an art teacher and an artist who has works all over the world finding their way into many homes and while she is now in her 70s she still has time to teach in the medium of china painting but mum's skills are very much in any medium that she wants to put her hand to. I do not often tell her how proud of her art I am but I am, very proud of her and of the beautiful pieces she doe's and in fact so does my daughters and sons and their children. why the last time she was here in my state her great grandchildren asked her to paint a little something on their walls so Mr J has a big spider sitting above his light switch and miss F has a lady bird there as well...........they still show everyone who comes to visit them what their great nanni with the new knee painted for them. ((smiles))

So see mum generations of your family are so proud of your artand YOU!

This is mum with four of her five children on her 70th birthday. I think she holds up better then some of us! just kidding sisters, lol lol lol!!!

Mum's Happy mothers day

There may be many miles between us this day but my heart beats because you brought me into this world and it beats with love for you every day.

Happy Mothers Day to all mothers around the world.

I know there are many this mothers day and this year who have lost their mothers and to you I send my hugs and my hopes that they see you and they are with you within your hearts always.

This is my Friday.................Happy to share my mum with you all.


Melli said...

Awwwwwwww... that is just sO sweet! What a great tribute to your Mom! I bet she's gonna CRY!

Happy Mother's Day to you both!!!

Anonymous said...

That was beautiful my sweet friend. Thankyou for sharing your love. xox

Morning Glory said...

Oh what a lovely, lovely tribute to your Mother. She is truly beautiful!!

Happy Mother's Day to you, too, LeeAnn.

~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

That is one of the most beautiful wedding pictures I have ever seen! And your mother is still beautiful ~ what a loving tribute!

Miss Eagle said...

Beautiful, Lee-Ann. Your mother seems to be a person who has made the most of her time on this planet - and you seem to be following in her footsteps.

Blessings and bliss

Susie said...

Happy Mother's Day Lee Ann!
Your Mom is a beautiful and talented lady. I love how you've shared so many special moments about her.
I can tell you know how lucky you are to have her in your life.
I'm missing my Mom so very much on this weekend..

Sheila said...

This is a lovely tribute to your mother. I'm sure she is as proud of her family, as you all are of her.
This is the ninth Mother's Day without my Mother, but I think of her every day.

Alison said...

So beautiful. Love the photo of your mums wedding day. The simple colouring is just wonderful. Feels good just to look.

Alice said...

Such a beautiful posting about your mother, Lee-ann. Your love and pride and devotion really show through. May you have many more years of happiness together.

Penless Thoughts said...

Thanks Lee Ann for sharing such a lovely tribute to your Mum (I love that form of the word!) and all the pictures. The wedding picture is stunning and so is your mom. Happy Mothers Day to both of you from me.


smilnsigh said...

First, so happy to see an entry here! Oh please, don't stay away so long again. :-)

And secondly, such a lovely tribute to your Mother. Such a lovely lady she is and has been, all through the years.


Linds said...

Oh LeeAnn, this was just lovely. Your Mum will absolutely love every word you have written. Happy Mothers Day to you both!

AnnieElf said...

What a beautiful tribute to your mom. Just gorgeous. And I went gaa-gaa over that wedding picture. I even pulled in two of the female music students in the area to show it to them. The chorus of awwwwwwww's could be heard down the hallway.

Peggy said...

Happy Mother's Day and have a wonderful weekend

~ Janice ~ said...

What a wonderful tribute to your mother! She will be very touched to read all the nice things you wrote! I loved seeing the photos, they are all lovely. Blessings to you and your mom for a happy Mother's Day. Thank you for your kind words to those of us who have lost our mother's. This is my second Mother's Day without my dear one and I do miss her so every moment of every day. Give yours a hug from me next time you see her!
Janice (used to sign as Flora)

Anonymous said...

Your mom's pictures are just gorgeous. She is still beautiful and looks extremely proud of her children her that group picture.

Hope you both have a wonderful
Mother's Day.


It's a FLIP-FLOP World said...

What a great tribute to your mum!! That is wonderful!! I have had company all week so have not been able to get around and see you!! If you have ever visited Lazy Daisy Log well then you know Daisy. She and Mr. Wonderful have been here all week so I have been busy having the pleasure of having them here!!
I love this post!! Great great way to say I love you to your mother!! What a beautiful mother you have too...Happy Mothers Day to you. sandy

Jeanette said...

Hi Leeann
What a beautifull Tribute to your dear Mother
Hope you both have a lovely Mothers day together

PEA said...

Happy Mother's Day to you my friend!! Such a loving tribute to your mom and I so enjoyed looking at all the pictures! What an accomplished artist she is, just wonderful!! Much love xoxo

Puss-in-Boots said...

What a beautiful tribute to your mum, Lee-Ann. I didn't realise she was an artist...that is something I would have liked to do, if I had the ability...sigh.

Have a wonderful Mother's Day, Lee-Ann.


see you there! said...

Wonderful to read about your Mom and to see the pictures. I'd love to see more of the china she has painted, it looks like she's very talented.

Happy Mother's Day


Miss Pink Ponsonby said...

wedding gowns and bridesmaids dresses were so much prettier back then, weren't they? I think the word is...feminine! Now, all the brides want sleeveless gowns, so they can show their bicep muscles and dark tans. I love this picture of your mom's wedding party!

Meow said...

How very beautiful, Lee Ann. What a great tribute to your stunning mother.
Hope you all had a wonderful mother's Day.
Take care, Meow

Janet said...

That is such a lovely tribute to your mom. The wedding photo is gorgeous. From what I can see of her work in that one photo she is an amazing artist! I hope you all had a great Mother's Day.

Dawn said...

I haven't been by to visit for awhile. I"m glad I came today to read this great tribute to your mom. What a beautiful wedding picture! And the one of her with her painting is so lovely. They're all great.

Have a wonderful week!

Barb said...

That is one of the most beautiful wedding photos I've ever seen in my life, Lee-ann. Your Mum looks like a lovely lady. What a nice tribute to her.

Sonia said...

What a lovely and amorous post! Love the see your beautiful family!
Thanks for sharing!

And also love your visit and gentle comment, too!

"Early Bird" said...

What a beautiful Mum you have!!

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