I have these summer memories from my childhood of Mom getting breakfast set up for me and my brother (usually cereal, I think) and then throwing on her robe, getting herself a fresh shot of coffee and heading outside to make the rounds. She would walk slowly around the house to check on how all her flowers were doing. I remember the daisies, marigolds and mums most.
I can’t say why that’s always stayed with me. Perhaps because she did it so routinely that I could hardly forget it. Perhaps because I thought it was a weird thing to do first thing in the morning. Perhaps I was a little embarrassed that she was in her robe and people might see her (you know how easy it is to embarrass kids of a certain age). I don’t know! But I can say that it has become a fond memory for me.
Last summer when I went to visit my mom, I watched her watering her plants one day and it pulled up that summer morning memory. Time for a few photos…
I created this page using patterns from the We R Memory Keepers “Farmer’s Market” collection and this My Scraps and More May sketch.
Jean Marmo says
I love this memory you have! ANd love the papers you used to scrap this! They are a perfect match for the pic! Thanks for playing along at My Scraps and More Sketches!
Majken Pullin says
What a fabulous memory to help you create the story of your page. And your layout and photo make me wish I could visit your mother to see her garden (I have a terrible brown thumb). The gingham and flowers are perfect, and I love that little pop of measuring washi tape. So glad you joined us at My Scraps & More!
What a great memory to capture with this photo! Thanks for joining us at My Scraps & More Sketches!
Very lovely, great patterns and colors for the photo. Thanks for playing along with us at MS&M!