Thursday, April 12, 2007

my Mom and my Dad

Oh, and C. Dad and C - aren't they adorable. Do you think she adores her Grandpa? Dad is wearing the apron I embroidered for his birthday. He turned 58 years young. I embroidered the patch and put it on a man's 'shop' apron I bought at the hardware store. Now my father is ready for some industrial strength bread. :)


Happy Birthday to me. (My Dad isn't a ham - ahem).



This is a color version of the cupcake and its stand. The stand is a glass candlestick and lovely little plate for candles that I picked up the thrift store and put together. (Okay, Mom helped.) Dad loves dark chocolate and the recipe I used is one I found to make birthday cakes for my chocolate loving C it is a very good recipe.


My Dad.


My Mom.


Would you guess that they love each other?






Off topic. Can you think of anything more darling than a curly haired toddler with hair streaming down her back wearing a pink nightgown and black tights? Nope, neither could I. :)

9 comments:

  1. Too adorable!! That cupcake stand is a great idea. It looks beautiful. You know, your dad is only 5 years older than my Tim? lol Have a great day. I'm glad your visit was so good.

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  2. Fun ... and so much joy in those faces.

    Love the apron and the cupcake stand, I think I might borrow that idea, if I may?

    -Krina

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  3. I always love the depth of emotion that your photos show...portraits of life in the making. Made me giggle that I am almost as old as your Dad ;)

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  4. Your dad= handsome (young) man.
    Your pedastal thingies: adorable.

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  5. Anonymous5:03 AM

    I am having an emotional day today and your pictures brought tears to my eyes. Your father is more than just a ham and handsome, he is kind thoughtful and loving. He is everything that I need to keep me going straight. NLM

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  6. Fantastic pictures. Just fantastic.

    And I especially love the one of C and her Grandpa.

    Mari-Nanci

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  7. Yes, I would guess that your parents love each other - lol - and that's a wonderful thing!

    And little girls in nightgowns and tights sound pretty close to the ultimate in cuteness! :o)

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  8. The pictures of your Mom and Dad are so good I could not look at them further, tore me up.

    I miss my parents, spring is bitter sweet as the new season begins, it is the anniversary of their passing.

    So who turned off spring any way?

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  9. Happy Birthday to your Dad! He looks younger than 58. Hope he had a great day! I just cannot imagine anything without dark chocolate on my birthday.Those photos, especially the b&w ones are awesome!

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