An heirloom Party.
What a great idea.
Be sure to go visit Marie
and all the other participants at Emma Calls Me Mama
Here are some family photos:
A picture of my great grandparents
Jiggs and Maggie
and a story.
They were part of my Mom's salt and pepper shaker
collection from when she was a little girl.
this particular set was from her pen pal overseas.
I have to tell you, a few years ago when she gave this to me,
it meant absolutely nothing to me.
I just thought how clueless she was as to what i liked and didn't like.
I guess you know, I have grown to value these as special treasures now.
My folks are still with us,
but it is one of he few things i have from when she was little,
or from any of my family really.
I get a bit green with envy at others
who have so many of their family treasures.
I have learned to really appreciate these small tokens of love from the past.
And this is my Bible that my Mom and Dad gave me when I was 11.
And Scott's book of Daily readings from his godparents in 1957..
And let's not forget his little baby shoes,
with locks from his first hair cut inside.
( we just got these upon his Mom's passing last December.)
I know some of these may not fall into the Heirloom category,
but they are special treasures to us.
thanks for letting me share.