Posted By Jacque on May 10, 2009
Happy Mother’s Day to all you who are Mommas and those of you who have a Momma!
I had a great Mother’s Day, starting with Jocelyn’s birthday celebration on Saturday night. We were able to go out and celebrate – a rarity, but it being her 18th, we did something special! We grabbed her gifts and went to eat, and after our meal, when it was time to open gifts, I was presented with a couple of Mother’s Day gifts too. One was a PartyLite piece I wanted when it came out – a tealight Chiminea, and the other was a book I have been wanting to order for weeks! I was happy to share in the special birthday time with gifts of my own, thanks Jocelyn!
We got some photos I hope to get on here later, and Mom and I laughed so hard while Jocelyn was taking them that we looked like we had been crying by the time we were finished! It was a very good time, and we went to WalMart to grab a couple of things and then to get Jocelyn her Ocean Water from Sonic after. We all were blessed by that gift!
Today was wonderful as well, having a delicious breakfast with my family and then being presented with two more much-needed gifts, a knife set and block (we REALLY need the steak knives!) and a giant clock – which I mentioned this past week I would like to have for the dining room.
I can’t say that the next few hours of pulling and putting up the goat fence was all that wonderful, but the feeling of accomplishment when Matt tacked on the final clip to the post was wonderful. ahhh….
then the nap… THAT was not just wonderful, but necessary if I was going to be alive for the rest of the evening.
Dinner was delicious: crock pot roast, potatoes and carrots. Afterward, I read Amanda‘s sweet post to me: MAMA, You Surpass Them All! on her blog, and am again ever thankful for the grace my children and my God afford me.
Bedtime was late, but went ok. Isaac laid down in the hallway and went right to sleep after all the sunshine and fresh air today. Caleb took a bit longer and there were a few tears, but mostly tears of repentance for not listening when he realized he was not being so very nice. He fell right to sleep after that.
Now, I just wrapped up two Mother’s Day posts on the Training Children blogs, linked below; I ate the milkshake that Rachel made especially for me, and I am ready to get a warm cup of tea, nurse Loolie to sleep, and snuggle down after some time reading one of my gifts, Passionate Housewives Desperate for God by Jennie Chancey and Stacy McDonald (THANKS AMANDA!!).
I hope your day was a swell as mine was!
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