---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      
 FACEBOOK BUTTON    INSTAGRAM BUTTON    BLOGLOVIN BUTTON     PINTEREST BUTTON
    YOUTUBE BUTTON    TWITTER BUTTON       
----------------------

Memorial Day

We have seemed to have made a family tradition without meaning to make a family tradition.  Ever since Tommy (Mark's Dad) has passed, we have always gotten together as a family on Memorial Day.  I think it is a great tradition for us to consider permanent.  Anyhoo, the tradition consists of BBQ, playing outside, and visiting the cemetary with the kiddos. 


Mark, Liam, and the little pig that Liam brought Grandpa.



Here you can see the pig from Liam, and the little bird (on the tombstone) that Ella brought Grandpa several years ago. 
In case you were wondering about the reasoning behind those two animals... Tommy was a hog farmer and he loved making birdhouses.



All of Tommy's grandkids.  Kaylin, in pink, was the only grandchild he got to hear about.  He found out Matt and Romy were expecting on Sept. 7th, and passed on Sept. 14th. 

We also visited my grandparent's grave.  Grandad just passed this last fall and every time I drive by with the kids Ella wants to see if he still has "hay" on his dirt.  :)


2 comments:

  1. Just stopping by from the blog hop.You have a lovely family.
    Take Care
    XOXO,
    Lisa

    http://versatileedgyworld.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hi! I’m your newest follower. Please stop by and follow back when you have a chance. If you’re ever interested in a blog makeover please let me know. Take a look at my portfolio and packages when you get a chance. I’m also hosting a blog hop today as well. Come add your blog when you get a chance if you haven’t already. Hope you are having a Sweet Week.

    A Mommy’s Sweet Blog Design
    Join us every Friday for our Blog Hop!

    Review and Giveaway Blog Directory
    If you feature Reviews and Giveaways come add your blog here!

    ReplyDelete