5.11.2009

Mother's Day Moments...


Okay, this may come as quite a shock to some of you, but to most of you who know me - you will laugh in agreement that this statement I am making about myself is true: I love days that celebrate...me. Namely, Mother's Day and my birthday - which this year just happen to be two days apart. Tomorrow we will celebrate my 31st birthday, but this post is about the wonderful Mother's Day I spent with my beloved family yesterday. It was one of the best, funnest days EVER!

First, I just have to brag about what my hubby did for me on Saturday. I spent all day at church having a fabulous ladies' retreat day with a bunch of really fun women. And boy, did he and the boys have some surprises for me when I got home that night - a beautiful new ceiling fan installed in the living room and a huge new patio umbrella on the deck! (Our old one had gotten broken last week during a wind storm). I'm tellin' ya...Dave out-does himself EVERY YEAR!!

Then on Sunday morning, I got some really sweet homemade cards from the boys and a Target gift card! I am so spoiled, it's not even funny. :)

Sunday morning, we took Dave's mom and family out to breakfast. We had a really fun time together and ate some really yummy food. Even the boys ate a little, which was a plus because I didn't have to yell at them on Mother's Day...or at least not at that moment, haha! We got to see them all again that night, when we went over to their house for ribs and baked potatoes! Everyone was laughing at me when I told them I'd never eaten ribs before. Seriously! And they were sooooooo good! I made such a mess! :)

Between breakfast and dinner, we went to church, and were uplifted and encouraged by Pastor Paul's great sermon on moms. Then we enjoyed a barbeque with my parents and a whole bunch of family and friends. The day just couldn't have been any better - well it could have if Ash could have been there! (Plus, mom made me a birthday cake, and we all know how excited that made me - LOLOLOL!) Oh, and Cooper gave me a mother's day head-butt and split my lip open when I was chewing him out for throwing a fit...now that is one Mother's Day moment I'll never forget!

I adore these women - my Aunt Marci, my Mama, and my Nana.


It has lately become impossible to take a nice family picture...someone either has their eyes closed or is picking their nose!
I sincerely hope all of you who are moms had a wonderful day full of blessings and laughter!

6 comments:

Mama Mimi (Dana) said...

I adore your family Ali. All of it from you, Dave, the kids, your mom and dad, your grandma and grandpa, your sisters, aunts and uncles and on and on and on.......

Amber said...

You are a GREAT mother and I am happy you had a good mother's day!! Jeff Made us ribs too but I requested them because they are my favorite!!!

Katy said...

Oh Ali I miss you!!! I can't wait to see you this week! I love your family too! You come from a great bunch of women! I think the family picture is great! Your boys are so lucky they have such a great Mom, Happy Mother's Day! :)

Em said...

Happy mother's day and birthday :). Sounds like you had a great one/two lol. I love your family, you guys are awesome. Your boys are so great, and very lucky to have a momma like you.

Heidi said...

I'm so glad you had such a great Mother's Day. You deserve it!

Judawn said...

Such a sweet Mother's Day blog ~ and such an awesome blessing to be a MOM! Happy Mother's Day!