Sunday, June 16, 2013

Happy Father's Day!


We are up and at it early this morning to go watch my nephew, Connor, play lacrosse.  We're having a fabulous weekend celebrating Father's Day with our family.  Normally, the boys and I would get up and make Pat breakfast, but an 8 am game means donuts!  So, I'm here typing up this early and quickly.  I am so blessed to be married to the most amazing husband and incredible father to our four boys.
I'm doubly blessed that I had the most loving, encouraging father.  It has been eight years since my dad has been gone.  I miss him dearly. It is the little things I miss. The slight squeeze of a hand. The pride he took in a job well done.  Him calling me pumpkin.  Dancing with him.  His laughter that filled a room.  His memories are always close to my heart.

Happy Father's Day!

PS These two cards are also being entered in the FUSION Challenge.

23 comments:

  1. I love your cards Lynn... the one with your family ... priceless!
    Blessings to you!

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  2. Totally awesome, Lynn! I love how you incorporated a photo in the card. Super fun!

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  3. Fun card -- I hope your guy has a great Dad's day!

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  4. Wonderful cards Lynn. Love your subway art and the one with the beautiful family photo and perfect sentiment. Happy Father's Day to Pat!

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  5. Love your cards! Such a great idea to include the photo of your family; that really makes it a keepsake!

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  6. Great card for Father's Day. Enjoy your day together and celebrating your hubby :)

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  7. Love the plaid background, really perfect for a Father's day card. Have a fun day x

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  8. good morning! I'm having coffee in my Ohio mug and smiling at the photo of one of my favourite families :) The perfect card for Pat. You both are raising such great young men that will be great dads as well :) LOVE all the sentiments on the first...cool way to use them all! Sending you hugs as you remember your dad. I know he is proud of your beautiful family and your career accomplishments :) ox

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  9. I love this post, Lynn! We are so lucky to have wonderful memories of our dads - I'm missing mine today too.

    Love both of your cards - that first one is so fun with all the sentiments and fab colors, and your second one is awesome - what a great photo of all of you!

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  10. Fab Father's Day card Lynn - love the plaid! So glad you joined in the fun experimenting@ FUSION - hope to see you again soon!

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  11. Hey, nothing wrong with donuts for breakfast! Love both of your cards...the plaid is so fun on the first one and I LOVE the pic on the 2nd one!

    Father's Day is a tough one for me since my Dad passed away in 1999. I think what makes me really sad is that he didn't get to know the only 2 grandchildren that he had.

    I hope you're having a fantastic evening!

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  12. Donuts are good too! and I absolutely love your card I love that sentiment I love the frame everything about it!!

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  13. I just LOVE your Father's Day card and the family photo with the embossed background and frame is so Wonderful! You are very blessed indeed!

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  14. Gorgeous cards! Happy Father's Day to your hubby. I'm sure he is an awesome Dad. *hugs*

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  15. Two really great cards Lynn! Wishing your husband a very Happy Father's day!

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  16. Love your beautiful card and beautiful family, Lynn!

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  17. I am with you about missing our dads, too! He is watching out from heaven for you, Pumpkin! HUGS!

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  18. LOVE your cards, Lynn, especially that gorgeous one with the pic of you both with your handsome boys! And I just love that your Dad called you pumpkin. That's what we call our cutie pie, too!

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  19. Love the photo card, I should do more of those...

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  20. so fun! love this father's day card!

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  21. amazing card, amazing photo and yay for donuts! lol.

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