May 18 2012

Blooming Marvelous

Mothers day at our house is always extra special. My sweetheart of a husband established a wonderful tradition for Mothers day about 10 years ago. Instead of roses, or a vase filled with cut flowers. He  buys me a beautiful hanging planter and plenty of gorgeous blooms to fill the containers on the back porch. By mid summer these containers will be overflowing! The fragrance is already better than any perfume you can by at your local department store.

Sitting outside in the morning with a cup of tea watching while Izzy ( our new puppy) play in the morning sun, is blissful.

Just in case my daughter reads this today, Happy Birthday sweetie, how can it be 32 years since you were born?

Do you have a Mothers Day tradition?

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  1. Ms. A

    This is a wonderful tradition, much better than cut flowers that wither and die.

    Happy Birthday to your daughter!

  2. Amanda K. @ The Mommyhood Chronicles

    What a lovely tradition!

  3. Linda

    Beautiful flowers! There’s a post about our Mother’s Day tradition on my blog.

  4. Deborah

    I love that tradition. I am definitely going to pass that on to my husband. Have a wonderful weekend.

  5. Theresa L Begin

    Good, morning, Katie! What a great tradition, lucky you to have such a thoughtful husband and a beautiful daughter to celebrate! Your Flowers and Photos are absolutely beautiful!!! Thanks so much for sharing. Cheer to the weekend launch!
    ~Theresa @ Shoestring Elegance.

  6. Maureen

    That’s so sweet of you husband to make sure you have your planters filled on that special day! ~ Maureen

  7. Robyn

    Your deck flowers are beautiful. Neat idea for a Mother’s Day tradition; a gift that keeps on giving all summer long.

    Excellent job on the first shot!

  8. Alex J. Cavanaugh

    Your flowers are nice! Smart idea. Cut flowers just die but a plant you can enjoy for a long time.

  9. Donna McBroom-Theriot

    Beautiful flowers! I have a daughter who is 32 also. I awarded your blog the Beautiful Blogger Award. You can pick it up here: http://mylife-in-stories.blogspot.com/2012/05/blog-awards.html#links My Life. One Story at a Time.: The five things you wish you’d known about me before…


  10. Savannah Granny

    Great Idea for Mother’s Day and I now they will be beautiful. Hugs, Ginger

  11. bridgetstraub.com

    This reminds me that I need to replant!

  12. Anna

    These are beautiful! Can’t wait for my Mom’s garden to be full of tulips, roses and lilies. Have a wonderful Saturday, and happy birthday to your daughter!

  13. Evelyn

    Gorgeous, just so very gorgeous! Have a simply marvelous weekend:)

  14. andrea

    what a fabulous and gorgeous post!!! oh so pretty my friend just like everything you do! sending tons of hugs! i promise to be in touch more SOON!!!!

  15. Tezz

    It’s a lovely tradition! We don’t have any traditions for Mothers Day yet, but it might come as the kids grow older :) It’s not really a big day here in Scandinavia though and that’s a pity.

  16. Judith C Evans

    This is a beautiful tradition! Lovely colors, too!

  17. Michele

    That is a truly wonderful tradiation – the gift that keeps on giving and giving!

    Your floral pics are gorgeous!

  18. Evelyn

    Thank you for sharing at Freedom Fridays. The party started as soon as you arrived:) Enjoy you lovely week.
    PS Would love to see more pictures of Izzy:)

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