Monday, May 11, 2015

Blue Monday - Mother's Day Blues

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This shot was taken after church when Jenna got her flowers. Sunflowers are her favorite. Strider, my GREAT grandson "told" me to get his mommy some sunflowers for her first Mother's Day. (He said he'd "make it right with me later on.") You can see that Blue-eyed Strider wore a Blue checkered shirt for the special day. There's a Blue streak in Jenna's hair too. The flowers promise to look better with a little sunshine.

After church, Allen, my baby boy and Strider's grandfather, took us to lunch. Thank goodness he wore a Blue shirt so I could share this picture with you.

After lunch, we stopped at Allen's house so that he could give me my gift. Look at these beautiful Blue orchids!

They'll go perfectly in my bathroom! I did get other gifts, but these are the Blue ones.

Happy Blue Monday!


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Chubby Chieque said...

Belated Happy Mother's Day, Sally.

HOpe you had a great day.

Enjoy the best.

Jim said...

Looks like you had a great Mum's Day.

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful flower! Happy Mothers Day, Sally!

Annesphamily said...

I know it is late but Happy Mother's Day Sally! Your blues are the best! Lovely phamily photos! Have a wonderful week. Hugs!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Happy Mother's Day, Sally! You don't look old enough to be a great grandmother! God bless.

My name is Riet said...

Happy blue Monday and belated mothers day Sally. I love that blue flower, gorgeous. I only have a little bit of blue today but you will find it.:))

Anne Seltmann said...

Hello Sally!
I hope you had a nice Mother's Day on Sunday yesterday. Or do you not celebrate this day? A blue Orchid I have never seen, but it is beautiful!
A good start to the week
wishes you

Debbie at Travel with Intent said...

Looks like a great Mothers Day!
Happy Blue Monday Sally

Maria said...

Belated Happy Mother's Day Sally! Your orchid blooms are pretty. Such a lovely gift to get for a special day.

Gerald (SK14) said...

Mothering Sunday was a month ago here - glad you had a good day

Gemma Wiseman said...

The blue orchids are such a lovely gift. Sounds as if you enjoyed a special day in great family company.

Unknown said...

Gorgeous blue orchid

Julie said...

Happy Mother's Day and Happy Blue Monday.

Latane Barton said...

I have tried several times this morning to post on Blue Monday. (my first time with you) and have had no success. What am I doing wrong.

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Happy Mother's Day, Sally!!
Looks like you had a wonderful one!!
I linked up my newly painted Blue chair and plant stand and Joe in a blue shirt assembled new things in the garden!! LOL!! And my Blue gazing ball!!

Thanks for hosting!!


DougPhoto2009 said...

Sally, looks like you had a wonderful Mother's Day. Blue orchids were certainly a highlight. Thanks for sharing.

moni said...

Hi Sally,
what wonderful blue orchids and what a wonderful Mother's day!
I wish you a nice week

LV said...

I think I might have had one orchid in a corsage, but never one like yours. I do not recall seeing a blue one either. You look so good Sally. Wish you felt as good as you. Take care.

Janet said...

What a special day you had, and I adore that blue orchid!

Linda Kay said...

Sally, looks like you did well for your Mother's day.

Pondside said...

I'm thinking that they all know you well and made sure you had a touch of blue everywhere! So sweet!

Melbourne Australia Photos said...

I'm glad you had a happy Mother's Day, Sally!
Thanks for hosting.

bj said...

So glad you had a nice Mother's Day...beautiful flowers.
Thank you for Blue Monday. :)

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Happy Mother's Day for yesterday Sally. Lovely pictures you shared. Thank you for Blue Monday.

Jeanne said...

Good morning Sally, I can see your Mother's Day was a very special day with your precious great grandson and family. He sure is growing fast and he is such a handsome little guy. I love the photos because everyone is happy and smiling. How wonderful to get out to share a Mother's Day dinner with loved ones. What did you eat?

We had a lovely day with our oldest daughter who surprised us with a visit Saturday evening and stayed for the rest of the weekend. She took us out to dinner for Bill's birthday and Mother's Day. We loved it so much. She lives about 3 hours away.

Happy belated Mother's Day.
Love, Jeanne


Looks like you had a great Mother's Day with your grandson and family; nothing better than grandkids to make you feel not only a mom, but an extended one at that!
You look so pretty sweet Sally. I love your color hair.
I hope I was able to post the pic on the party, I'm having some doubts. I had a blue MD's.
Have a lovely week. and thanks for the BLUE Monday party.

Leovi said...

Wonderful tenderness, joy, beauty and happiness in these beautiful portraits!

CIELO said...

Oh thank you for letting me know about linking... for some reason my computer was not letting me add my link to your party and thus I left... didn't know what it did linked after all ;) I have your link on my post now. Thanks


joyh82 said...

Awesome photo's! Have a great week Sally :)

AnnA said...

Dear Sally!
We are not celebrating Mother's Day so intensive. Some nice food or maybe some flowers.
Lovely pictures your are showing.
Happy Blue Monday!
Best wishes,

A Colorful World said...

Latane at Living Life on Main Street just joined in...she's my Mom! I decided to come see what's here, and I may join in myself some! Looks like you had a very special Mother's Day!

Margaret Birding For Pleasure said...

Looks like you had a great day.