Friday, May 6, 2011

Mothers Day

It looks like all is a go for our house selling - which means we have 20 days to get ourselves out of our first home and into.... still don't know yet.

In honor of Mothers Day I am posting this room. Back when we bought this home we just had Trey and Toby - we knew they would share a room and so the extra room would be our guest room. At that time Lars' mothers cancer had come back and I wanted this room to be a room that if she ever needed a place to 'get away' it would be hers for the taking. It is bright and airy with tons of light looking out to a lavendar tree and our neighbors "popcorn trees". Although she did not live to use it more than 4 or 5 times, I constantly think of her and feel her love in this room. This room has also been a place where my own mom has stayed for weeks at a time - when she is here our own bed becomes so much roomier because the kids find their way into her and love to cuddle with her each morning. And now it is JK's room - and if I had a wish for her it would be to always know the greatness that she is named after. She bears the names of the two best women I have ever known - EVER. I hope that she lives a life full of love, happiness, and purpose just like her grandmothers have.


Nicole May 6, 2011 at 12:26 PM  

GAH!!!!! Too sweet! Candi, I want to be just like you when I grow up!

klonghall May 6, 2011 at 3:27 PM  

That is my favorite room in your house. I've spent several nights there, too. My mother absolutely loved that room & talked about how much peace she felt there. We were actually at your house the weekend before she passed away. I distinctly remember wanting to go down there to rest from my worries about her failing health. I think that weekend helped me get through the next very difficult week. I'm sure going to miss this house.

Cameron and Cindy May 7, 2011 at 3:53 AM  

so sweet! I love it! Happy Mother's Day!

Dana May 9, 2011 at 5:21 AM  

BEautiful!!!!! YOur home looks like something out of a Better HOmes and Garden magazine!!!! What a sweet place for Julia to come and retreat to!!!!!

The Longnecker Zoo May 11, 2011 at 5:32 AM  

It's my favorite room too. Wonderful post too. I have tried texting/calling/and fbing you girl. I know life is crazy for ya'll so hang in there. You could always come up the road and stay with us :) Love ya

Kari May 20, 2011 at 11:08 AM  

Love it! Such a great post for mothers day!

The Allred Family June 15, 2011 at 8:25 PM  

That was really sweet. Made me cry! I miss you! I need another 6 hour talk at a restaurant!

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