Monday, June 22, 2009

So Beautiful...

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Today, I'm a little BLUE because my darling J-Pony is now officially 10, which means the teen years are so close that I will again be losing much hair to boys, cell phone begging and MP3 players that render kids deaf. LOL
But I'm also positively giddy because she reminds me of a sampaguita (Sambac Jasmine) bud slow to bloom,

... waiting for just the right moment to -

reveal its beauty and intoxicating fragrance to an unsuspecting soul who couldn't help but admire its delicate but grand facade.
That, dear friends describe my daughter. Her love of life gives her her beautiful smile and friendly demeanor. I do hope she never changes. Or at least not too quickly...

Oh, she's my Thrifty Treasure for today. How? Since we don't go out on Sundays for anything commercial, she asked me to make her a marble cake and since I already had all the ingredients, it didn't cost me a penny! See? LOL




Love ya baby!!!

TABLESCAPING IDEA: ("Brain is still humming the birthday song) Don't let birthday decor overwhelm you, use one fave of your child and go grand without being cheesy or over the top. Celebrate the birthday celebrant, not only the day...

21 comments:

  1. I love the idea of celebrating the the person!
    Nice blog.

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  2. Love your post, so thoughtful and so very creative!

    Thanks for sharing!

    Tina

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  3. She's precious, Chandy! Happy BLue Monday to you...

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  4. Chandy, I swear I can smell the sweet fragrance of the sampaguita through my computer!

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  5. I have to add, I know how you feel. I have a sweet 10 year old daughter too and I wish she could stay as sweet and innocent as she is now.

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  6. Chandy, They do grow up to fast and before you know it they are young ladies. The flowers are beautiful.

    Happy Monday. Come and sign up for my giveaway.

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  7. They do grow up so fast! She's a sweetie, Chandy.

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  8. Hi Chandy,
    What a sweet post and a sweet daughter !
    HUgs ~ Kammy

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  9. Don't stay BLUE for too long with that cutie pie. Thanks for sharing. Happy Blue Monday.

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  10. Cute post. Time goes by so fast so enjoy each and every moment! Love your font too...I would love to change mine but have no clue how you get this type of font added on.

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  11. You are very creative. Your lovely post made me smile. She's going to be a beautiful young woman.

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  12. They do grow up fast, don't they! Nice comparative! Happy MM!

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  13. Happy Blue Monday! They grow up too fast!

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  14. Chandy, I have to tell you...your font is hard to read! Sorry, but it really is. :)

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  15. What a sweet and joyous face she has! Happy Birthday!
    Brenda

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  16. Hi! Chandy. Remember me? I love the smell of Sampaguita. Your daughter is pretty and enjoy her while you can. :-)

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  17. Beautiful flower, beautiful daughter.

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  18. Happy birthday Chandy's daughter. She is so cute. laurie

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  19. Happy Birthday to you Chandy's daughter and many many more !!!!!!!!!!!
    Blessings of much joy to you both :)
    Hugs

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  20. Happy Birthday! Ten is a great age! ~ Robyn

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