10 May, 2009

Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day to all the mothers out there in Bogland. I hope everyone is having a wonderful day with their families. The card above is one I made, with my new Basic Grey papers, for a friend. I'm liking the shabby chic look of these papers! (Excuse photo - it was taken late at night.)

Mothers Day is very cold and unpleasant weatherwise in Christchurch NZ. What better excuse to blob out with the children. The best gift received today has been 'No fighting' :-) At 16 and 12 they seem to fight non-stop lately - my plea for a bicker-free day didn't land on deaf ears. Best present! Although they both bought me lovely thoughtful gifts - not so sure about the teenagers assertion that he didn't need to wrap the beautiful jug he gave me, as he handed it to me in a supermarket bag, he is saving the planet!

I've been dipping into Graceful Creative's blog as she has some wonderful ideas on there. One post which has caught my eye is this one about menu planning. I'm feeling inspired as I know if I don't plan ahead our diet's suffer - last week we had nachoes twice. I know bad mother! Any how I'm off to decide on my menu for the week - not going to commit to two weeks worth just yet, will see how one week goes. Then some grocery shopping then if we don't drown in the rain, home to snuggle on couch and enjoy a movie together, and maybe some crafting time later. Happy Mothers Day everyone.
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Queenie said...

Hello Cindy wowowowow you know i luv shabby chic and this card is sooo gorgeous!!!!
Hope the weather has improved for you by now and the kids are behaving themselves i always tell mine on my birthday or special occasion.."you cant fight or argue cause its a special day"usually works,lol!!teenagers!!Will check out graceful creatives blog once i pop off here.
Wishing you a lovely day

hugs n stuff

SewDelish said...

Love this card Cindy, it's just gorgeous!
Thank you for your visit and kind words on my blog.


stampin abi said...

love the card the colours are gorgeous