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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

You Are My Sunshine

I've been linking up with Gussy and her Inspiration Workshop.  When she sent the email with this week's theme, Sunshine, without hesitation I knew what I would blog about.

You see, ever since I was a little girl "You Are My Sunshine" was me and my momma's song. I do not hear it or sing it without thinking about her.

And it whisks me back to my childhood and our "little table".
Not our big table where she kept the pretty place mats and stuff.
No, I'm talking about the little table in the kitchen when the walls were still painted avocado green.
The little table pushed up against the window with the eyelet curtains where I would make skirts for my barbies out of cup cake liners.
The little table where it was OK to pull out the glue and paint and play-dough. 
The little table where my love for creating all began.

So thanks mom for letting me have my fun in the green kitchen with the eyelet curtains at the little table. And thanks for the hundreds and hundreds of times we sang "our song' together.
I love singing it to my daughters and now my granddaughters.
"You Are My Sunshine".....always and forever .

oh.. and sunshine + chalk + sidewalks (or in this case the back patio) = FUN

Don't forget to check out Gussy and everyone else's thoughts on sunshine.
Gussy Sews Inspiration Workshop!

Stephanie :)


  1. I have a niece called Sunshyne...unusal I know but it suits her to a tee..she is such a little ray of light and always happy.

    Gorgeous images!


  2. What an AWESOME post. It's good to remember the sunshine in our lives and be thankful. You have been blessed with some gorgeous grandbabies. Enjoy teaching them to create and have fun! :)
    S&R xo

  3. I love this! The song You Are My Sunshine was my first thought when I read this week's theme. Beautiful girls!

  4. What a great take on "Sunshine!" Your grandkids are absolutely adorable!

  5. My Nana used to sing "You are My Sunshine" to me when I was little. This post brought back warn fuzzy memories. Thanks for sharing!

  6. That is a sweet post! :) Thanks for sharing!
    P.S. I browsed through your hair accessories. They are gorgeous.

  7. what sweet kiddos you are blessed with. beautiful grandkiddos.

  8. I just read another post about how this was her and her mamma song :) cute pics!

  9. Beautiful grand kids! You're the best grandma!!!


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