Friday, November 9, 2012

It's The Little Things: Bittersweet

Hello Hue Little Things

1) Celebrating my mom's birthday with a family lunch, homemade cake (made by me), and bowling/playing in the video game arcade.


2) Taking a walk through the gorgeous gardens at the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach.


3)  Shopping at Lilly Pulitzer with my girl:


4)  Visiting with my grandparents on Sunday morning.  My grandfather has been in ill health for the past month.  Tuesday 11/6/12 was their 71st wedding anniversary.  Such an amazing, beautiful accomplishment.  Here's the bittersweet:  my grandpa passed away that evening in his sleep.  I'm grateful I was able to visit him only a couple of days before and speak to him that evening.

5)  Browsing all the fun Christmas decor at Hobby Lobby today.  Also, Chick-Fil-A for lunch!



5 comments:

  1. what a sweet capturing of the moments. love.

    Aloha,
    Happily following you now from the "friends" hop. I'd so love it if you'd join me at Localsugarhawaii.com where we're riding the wave of life together, one adventure at a time.

    I wanted to personally invite you too to join me and our beautiful team for An Aloha Affair-- it's a new sort of way of being/ growing together in a more meaningful way and we're truly committed to you having a great experience-- I hope you'll join us... save ya a spot?...

    xo,
    Nicole
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  3. Hey Monica! I love that area of Florida, I spent a good bit of time there years ago and absolutely loved it.
    I love the cake you made for your mom, I love strawberries.
    I'm so sorry about your grandfather, I know how painful that is.
    Here's to wishing you a great weekend. All the Best.

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  4. That cake looks yummy! Is that strawberry frosting/buttercream?

    So sorry to hear about your grandpa! I'm glad you got to see him, though. I'm also glad you got to be with your family, too.

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  5. thank so much for linking up with us at an aloha affair! so happy to have you. have a great week-end!
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