They were conspiring, too far away from me to hear the words, but I understood their tone.  After a while they sneaked off in the car.

“Dad knew you were sad last weekend, when your hand-blender died.”


Small things; great things.

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”
William Arthur Ward


16 Comments Add yours

  1. buttercup600 says:

    What a beauty she is…and so your wonderful family!! Love the quote 🙂 Hugs for all xx

    1. theonlycin says:

      Hugs back from us 🙂

  2. slpmartin says:

    Now…isn’t it just wonderful to be spoiled by the ones who love you.

    1. theonlycin says:

      I’m a lucky gal 🙂

  3. Adeeyoyo says:

    That is wonderful, Cindy! My children have been spoiling me so much over the last months too! It is wonderful to give and receive prezzies when there is no special occasion…!

    1. theonlycin says:

      Glad they’re spoiling you, you deserve it 🙂

  4. aardvarkian says:

    My kettle died this weekend, too. I’ve been boiling water on the hob for my tea since Saturday.

    1. theonlycin says:

      tut! Off you go shopping 🙂

  5. nrhatch says:

    Sweet conspirators indeed.

    1. theonlycin says:

      They know they can only benefit 🙂

    2. nrhatch says:

      Aha! An ulterior motive . . .

      Pass me a cupcake, please. ; )

      1. theonlycin says:

        *Bribes Nancy to silence with a huge cupcake*

      2. nrhatch says:

        My lips are sealed . . . with that delectable frosting.

        Mmm . . .

      3. theonlycin says:

        *mixes another batch*

  6. Jamie Dedes says:

    Nice hand blender! Sweet gift from your sweet family.

    Mine of 40 years just failed. I feel like we should hold a wake.

    1. theonlycin says:

      My deepest sympathies, I truly feel your pain!

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