Tuesday, November 24, 2009

We're baaaaack!

We've been MIA all weekend due to a lovely trip to my hometown Atlanta. As one of eleven siblings, family get-togethers are no small celebration!

The occasion this time was the 25th Wedding Anniversary of my aunt and uncle. Theirs is a marriage which has profoundly impacted me as many of my happy childhood memories were spent in their home. It was said at their celebration that the status symbol of our society (which used to be finances and beauty,) is now longevity of marriage. Rare it is to find a couple who are not just sticking it out, but rather, sincerely and selflessly loving eachother! What a testimony!

Our weekend included crazy cousin fun, Grandenny's pancake brunch with great-grandparents, sweet memory-making with all the "woman-folk" cooking in the kitchen and late night tea & laughter with my mother and sisters by the fire.

Sisters are just the best! Here's to us growing old and wearing purple and big hats and reminiscing about old times. We're gonna be a crazy bunch of old ladies someday!
...with our sweet Momma - who raised us better!


Farrielle Design and Fashionista said...

Beautiful sisters, and one gorgeous mom.
I am glad you had a great time, and the weather was really nice over here, although these past to days it has been gray weather in ATL.

Lacey said...

11 kids huh? I bet that just makes the holidays more fun. More people around to love.

Nicole-Lynn said...

Mmm pancake brunch sounds lovely :) Glad you had a great time! Have a wonderful thanksgiving!

Lissa said...

Ya'll are a hoot!

Julie said...

Mandy, I loved seeing your blog and the sweet pictures of you and your sisters. You have all grown into beautiful women.... Your mom looks great too!

Many blessings,
Julie Todd

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