Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Mothers' Day

The hardest part of being married? Holidays. No contest. This is the first year, in my 25 years on this earth, that I haven't spent Mothers' Day with my mother. It was tough. I guess that is just part of being married, though - the give and take, the compromise, the turn taking.

This year for Mothers' Day, Brian and I stayed home. We hosted lunch at our home, and both of his sisters were able to come, which is rare since one lives 14 hours away.

Dale and Judy (Brian's parents)
And old-fashioned meal: roast, potatoes, carrots, onions, rolls, and salad. Yum!
Judy and Erin
Table Decor


mckenziegordon said...

I concur about the holiday thing. Mine are complicated enough with my parents being divorced and re-married and my husband is the same boat. Last Christmas we literally went to 12 of 14 different celebrations. It takes the fun out of it. And the first one I missed with my family (Thanksgiving 06) I cried for about half of our drive to meet his mom. Not fun, but necessary!

Michele said...

All the food looks yummy! Sorry about you having to spend it without your mom...

Big hugz,

Kelli Davis said...

I would have to say the first Christmas I spent away from my family was miserable. I cried the entire time. I was so upset when Brian's family did ANYTHING differently than the way my family does things, and then I was upset that I was being a baby. So, a double-wammy. Good news is that it does get better, and you get used to doing things a little differently.

Sandy Gillett said...

You are the awesomest!! And so very beautiful!! Could you show me how to make roast?