Sunday 14 March 2010

Mothers Day Musing

Aah, just excuse me a moment while I move my tray and grab my laptop. Breakfast in bed? It must be Mothers Day! I can't stay for long, though, because I'm due at a special party. We're combining Mothers Day with a First Birthday celebration for our small blonde scamp of a cousin, Little E. Is it really a year?

She had a few false starts (I don't think she'll mind me saying), but there was much happiness in our house some years ago when my sister found her man: the excellent Kenny-who-cooks. And further celebration from The Small One when she discovered he came with two ready made cousins. What could be better? Well, the arrival of a brand new baby cousin of course. And what a year of fun he has brought us all. I've written before here about one of his visits and I've finally got round to scrapbooking it:

My sister and I are often told how much alike we look and I think that's why I love this photo so much. Two cousins. Our boys. One so tall and dark. One so little, still, and fair. Happy Birthday Little E! Happy Mothers Day sis! Lets have a good one.

And that's what I wish for you all today too. Have a nice day.


Amy said...

Happy Mother's Day Sian.
Enjoy the day with your family and celebrating the birthday of your youngest family member - your kids must love having a little cousin!

JO SOWERBY said...

the Tall one is not looking happy in this pic sian, maybe it's the bob geldof wannabee hair thats causing grief!!!!1 :-)
Love the title on the LO. Have a fab day with the sis, her family and the small and tall one. Hope the accountant has organised them into loads of Mother's day fun. breakfast in bed sounds g8 so far, but I thinnk more is needed for a fab mum like urself,
Jo xxx

scrappyjacky said...

Can see what Jo means re Bob Geldof!!!
Have a great day.

Clair said...

Love the colours and composition of your layout. It's so simple, but really stunning.

And, isn't it great when you finally get those memories scrapped? x

Anonymous said...

Happy Mother's Day, Sian! It sounds like you have a lovely day planned. I love the strips of patterned paper under the photo in this layout. I'm quite sure you'll see this show up on one of my layouts soon. Thanks for the inspiration!

Ruth said...

Happy Mother's Day! I'm sure you'll all have a lovely day.

Maria Ontiveros said...

Hope you have a lovely day Sian. I find the title of your layout very intriguing! It goes so well with the photo.

Bubbles said...

All joy to you and your sister on this special day for you both. Happy celebrating!
Love this LO... as I always do - thank you so much for sharing it :)

humel said...

lol - very clever ;-) And very gorgeous too x

Happy Mothering Sunday! Hope you've had a great day :-)

Fun Mama - Deanna said...

Happy Mother's Day to you both! I had no idea that Mother's Day was on a different day in the UK from the US. I hope you've had a wonderful day.

Ifa said...

Glad to hear you got a lie in. I got a box of chocolate LOL.

Carmen said...

Hope you had a fabulous Mothers Day Sian.

This page is gorgeous as is the photo *g* Is that real stitching? It's so effective!

Micayla said...

Hope you had a lovely day Sian. I enjoyed a lie in too....what bliss!
Love the layout too.....always do I must add!

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