My Best Mother’s Day Yet

by Dagmar Bleasdale on May 11, 2015

054aI hope you all had a wonderful Mother’s Day!

I had a tag sale at our house on Saturday while Don was at work. It was a busy and exhausting day, but L and I had fun, the weather was perfect, I got a bit of a tan, and we got rid of a lot of things. Win-win!

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Best Mother’s Day Yet

On Mother’s Day, I got to sleep in, and Don and L made me my first breakfast in bed.

I remember how much fun I had as a little girl making breakfast for my mom on Mother’s Day — it’s really more about that, isn’t it? And now Don knows how to make coffee in our machine. Win-win!

011The boy who made me a mom 8+ years ago wrote me the sweetest notes on little hearts at school.

My favorite three were:

  • “I know my mom loves me because she reads me a bedtime story every night.”
  • “I know my mom is very smart because she writes a lot every day.”
  • “My mom is good at many things. One thing she’s best at is being a mom!”

I will cherish them forever.

In the afternoon, we went to Muscoot Farm to see the yearly sheep shearing. It’s a tradition for us by now to go on Mother’s Day that I’ve blogged about over the years.

Here is L showing off some of the wool he took home.

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Muscoot Farm, Katonah, NYWe visited all the animals…

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Muscoot Farm Museum, Katonah, NY

035a…and bought some treats and fruit at the farmer’s market.

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We had some food and ice cream at the snack bar…

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…L had fun on the orange tractor…

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056a…and then we took a lovely walk.

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083aI’m the luckiest woman in the world to be the mom of this special boy. He makes me laugh and proud every day.

He makes motherhood easy.

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092aAs if that wasn’t enough fun, we had a coffee at Tazza, dropped of a treat for Don’s mom and hung out with her for a while in the shade…

boy playing Minecraft on phone…and then decided to go to a nice restaurant for dinner. I even had a glass of wine!

I couldn’t have asked for a more wonderful Mother’s Day.

How was your Mother’s Day?

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Jennifer H. May 12, 2015 at 10:49 AM

I have to laugh. My son is also 8 almost 9 and wrote very similar notes to me!! We are lucky girls????

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Dagmar Bleasdale May 13, 2015 at 1:13 AM

Yes, we are!

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Jennifer H. May 12, 2015 at 10:47 AM

Happy Belated Mother’s Day!! Sounds like you had the perfect day and your boy is adorable! Boys are the best!! Loved your pics!!

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Dagmar Bleasdale May 13, 2015 at 1:13 AM

Thanks, Jennifer!

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TwoPlusCute May 11, 2015 at 11:18 PM

L is gorgeous (and I think I have said that before). He has taken some gorgeous features from you.

You had a great Mother’s day and I am happy for you. :)

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Dagmar Bleasdale May 11, 2015 at 11:48 PM

Thanks so much!

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Rita C at Panoply May 11, 2015 at 3:07 PM

Awesome kind of weekend! I also participated in a community yard sale with my local Panoply sister, and we purged many vintage items, along with household. Our customers got some great deals and did ok too – win/win! My girls are grown, but both were in touch with me over the weekend – proud to be a mom to them both. I love what your son said about you being smart because you write – very observant kid! Have a great week.
Rita

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