May 11, 2011

A Beautiful Day to be a Mama

Mother's Day was lovely. I was so worried it wouldn't be- the holidays this past year had been pretty rough. I am sentimental to a fault, and special days always have a huge significance for me. And because it was my first Mother's Day, I especially wanted it to be full of things I could remember and love years down the road.

It was.

After starting the morning with breakfast in bed from Sky (with my favorite chocolate chip pancakes, no less), and a wonderful nap, we drove off to a park in town for some swing time and an attempt (which failed- too windy) at blowing bubbles for Millie. It was a gorgeous day in Chambana- the first day of the year I was able to wear shorts. After stopping for a snack at one of my favorite cafes, we went home and had a great dinner of spaghetti, lemon cake, and a Bud Light to round it out.

Of course, I took my camera along for our park adventure, and the next day, when Millie and I were finding violets in the yard...

This kid loves the swings
Kind of intimidating
Sky calls this my paparazzi shot
Looking like she's all alone on a picnic
Finding bubbles
Where'd they go?
I love her profile
We found a violet


In her pretty sun dress
Fascinated by her finds


15 kind comments from you:

Kaylee said...

Oh my GOSH! Could she be any cuter! I love her grin on the swing - it's adorable!

kerrymcferran said...

Your baby is just gorgeous!! Happy 'first' Mother's Day, it is wonderful you experienced a day filled with beautiful memories...

Mr. Superman & Mrs. S. said...

Such precious photos!

Ashley D. said...

Cute, cute! I love her sundress. What sweet Mother's Day!

Laura said...

Sounds like a wonderful mothers day! She is so beautiful.

Love your new header by the way!

Dolli-Mama said...

Love Love love! Happy late Mothers Day!

heart like mine said...

oh. my. goodness.
she is absolutely precious.

i'm soo glad you had a great mother's day.

Mrs.B said...

Those pictures of her sitting on the grass are BEAUTIFUL! She's adorable. I'm glad you had a good mother's day you definitely deserved it!

we totally had spaghetti for dinner on Mothers day too! haha

Consider The Lilies said...

the flower between her little tosies was absolutely adorable!

Mowenackie said...

What lovely photos. I'm so glad you had a nice day!

Nicole Marie said...

You definitely have a cutie on your hands. I'm glad your mother's day went well, and that Sky made you breakfast in bed, SCORE!

Great photos.

Beka said...

oh goodness, millie's adorable!
i think she's growing though. that's a problem and a blessing all in one, isn't it? i love her toes with that violet.

and your paparazzi shot looks great. ;)

Leenie said...

She is darling. I am so glad you had a really good mother's day!

jamila said...

Oh so sweet! Hope your mothers day was fab, here's to many, many more :)

and you look stunning in your paparazzi shot! work it girl!

J said...

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