thank you, friend


Thank you, friend...such a simple thing to say.  But I really mean it.  Thank you all for your kind birthday wishes and for knowing what it means for a girl to miss her daddy.  Thank you for getting me and all my melancholy thoughts lately.  It will get better and lighter and my days will fill with sunshine but in the meantime...thank you.

Blogging friends are simply the best.  My blogging buddy turned real life friend sent me this pick me up package.

Thank you, Debbie.  Your kindness was just what I needed today.  Thank you sweet blogging friends, for letting me vent and grieve and for just being there..just like a friend should.

Anyone who says women can't be loyal and supportive and loving obviously doesn't blog.

I'm off for a girl's day with my sister in law and her good friend.  A little lunch and some shopping, wish you all could join us.

Have a great weekend.  See you on Monday.

xo, Patty


  1. Patty, What a wonderful gift.You are right about blogging pals. Enjoy your day . Smiles Susie(She Junks)

  2. When I started blogging seven months ago, I had absolutely no idea of the amazing level of support I was tapping into! When I want to share something, my readers are one of the first things that pop into my mind. We all really like you Patty and it's so nice that you take us into your confidence when you hit a rough patch. ~ Maureen

  3. What sweet gifts! Enjoy your day out, enjoying lunch!

  4. Have a wonderful time today. And telly Shelly hello for me!!!

  5. Have fun shopping and enjoy your day ;-)

  6. Lunch and shopping! Sounds good to me! I'd love to join you.:-) Happy Birthday!

  7. What a thoughtful and sweet gift!
    You are right.... blogging friends are so kind, and 'real friends' too!!

    Enjoy your day out.
    Hope that you have a good weekend too :)

  8. I hope you have fun with your sister and her friend today. Wish I could join you. You know, reliving and remembering and feeling sad for losses is what makes us human. I worry about people that never have a "I remember when day". Have a great weekend- xo Diana

  9. Sounds like a fun day out! What a lovely bloggy friend - that sign is just adorable!

  10. Happy belated Patty, you do not look 51, goodness I nearly keeled over when I read your birthday post, seriously girl you look in your thirties!!!!
    Well I'm praying I look as good when I hit the five 0
    Have a sweet weekend
    Lots of love Karen x

  11. I love a retail therapy day with sweet friends. Can't wait to see what you found! xo

  12. Happy Belated Birthday.
    \I think having a birthday in April is extra special! It's the beginning of Spring and renewal.
    Mine's next week.
    Nice gifts from Debbie. She is a real sweetheart.

  13. Belated Happy Birthday! I hope you had a wonderful lunch with the girls! xoxo Debbie

  14. Blogging friends have rescued me many times. I owe them immensely. The best friends I ever had. I'm glad we are balm for your soul.

  15. Such a sweet toughtful gift. Yes, I agree about blogger friends. They are the best. We all know you would be here for anyone of us who needed a shoulder or encouragement.
    Sounds like a fun day with your sister in law.

  16. What a lovely blog, how can we help but click the follow button. I look forward to popping in again, thank you for sharing.

    Peg x

  17. I've been a bit busy these last few days Patty and so sorry I missed wishing you a blessed birthday. What a sweet gift from your friend. I pray that your birthday was full of fun and laughter...I'm sure that's what your daddy would have wanted.


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