Monday, May 10, 2010

Mother's Day!

Breakfast buffet
(Saturday, May 8 2010)

We decided to go for breakfast Saturday morning in Olds as an early start to our Mother's Day celebration. It has a really yummy breakfast buffet at the Smitty's there that we found one summer. We called Kent's Mom and invited her to meet us there and Kent's brother Jeff and his family met us there as well.

Me and my girl!

I had Kent take a picture of Bryn and I as we were sitting together at our table. She was so excited and happy to be there. It was a great breakfast and a wonderful start to Mother's Day! The food was delicious...we ate so much I felt like I needed to be rolled out of there LOL!!

Everyone eating breakfast

Kent, Tyson, Jeff and 2 of his kids went from there with Deb up to Red Deer for the day. Deb needed there help as Kent had sold her motor home for her and the guy was meeting them up there to get it. Brynley, Cole and I went into Airdrie and did some grocery shopping and what not and then we went home and relaxed.

We invited Deb to stay the night so she could be with us all for Mother's Day and go to church with us. Plus we were going to be going over to Niki's for Mother's Day dinner later on Sunday. Once they got back from Red Deer we decided us girls (Deb, Melanie, Niki and I) would go out for dinner and a movie. We had a good time and I am glad we did it =)

When I came home from the movie Saturday evening the house had been cleaned up and there was a present on the table. It was from the kids. There were 2 cards and a couple of box's of Toffifee chocolates (love those)!

Once I was done reading the kids cards I opened up a card from Kent. And he led me to the garage where my present was from him...he bought me a really nice screen door to put on our back door. I have been waiting a while for this, so I was very excited to get it FINALLY!! Now, to have him install it as the weather is supposed to be really nice this week =) I was SO pleasantly surprised by all of this...Saturday was a good day!

Mother's Day 2010

Deb stayed the night and came to church with us. It was nice to have her there...the kids thought it was great!

My wonderful family

Being a Mom to these 3 great kids is the greatest gift I have been given! I am incrediably thankful to have them in my life. They can bring out the absolute best in me...and sometimes the absolute worst ha ha....BUT, either way they challenge me to be a good person and to try harder to be a better person every day. Sometimes I really believe they are teaching me more than I am teaching them!

My 3 wonderful kids and I!

Sunday around 4 p.m. we headed over to Niki's home for Mother's Day dinner. We made and brought the ham and a pretzel salad. Everyone was assigned something to bring. There was LOT'S of yummy food! It was a delicious dinner. Everyone was there except for Sheri and her family and Mike and his family. I tell ya, it was sure nice having the family dinner over at Niki's instead of at our place LOL...Happy Mother's Day to me!! (ha ha)

Deb called her Mom and we all got to talk to her briefly. She lives in Ontario so we don't get to see her that often. But we keep in touch with them and the kids know them and that is one of the many things that is important to that they know who there family is!

Once we got home I called my Mom in Arizona to say goodnight and to tell her Happy Mother's Day. We actually had a good talk Saturday evening. But I still wanted to say Happy Mother's Day to her and tell her I love her! All in all it was a good day I have to say.

Being a Mom is one of the toughest, but most important jobs in the world! I am thankful to be apart of the Mom club...wouldn't want it any other way =)

1 comment:

Gayla Woolf Holt said...

Aw...heart warming pictures and a neat write up. Yes you have a WONDERFUL hubby and kids. So glad it was a fun and memorable day for you! Hugs Mom