Don't you just love grandpas?

And hot pink bows?
And sugary, "little girl" kisses?
Sticky-sweet lollipops and warm summer nights?
Don't you just love backyard birthday parties
and pinatas shaped like ice cream cones?
And soft, green grass?
And the welcome shade from a towering, old tree?
Saltwater taffy that melts in your mouth, and tootsie rolls?
Don't you just love cupcakes frosted with icing
as fluffy and pink as cotton candy?
And light-hearted laughter?
And sisterly cuddles?
Moments shared with loved ones, who are wacky and wonderful?

Don't you just love making memories with the people who matter the most?

I do. 


  1. Aww I want to come over to your house!! Sounds like you're having a great 'sweet' time :)
    I love love love this photo!! You must frame it! And the way that little lolly-pop is being held is just too cute!!

  2. Your posts always make me "Awww" and tear up and feel good! Sweetest picture! They sure look like they love their g-pa! Moments with the ones you love are seriously better than any ice cream sundae, greasy cheeseburger...
    Even better than a 68oz. Fresh outta the fountain diet coke!!! :)
    Hope your Monday is a wonderful one and the week treats you well my friend!!
    Maria :)

  3. Sunshine, lollipops, and rainbows and everything that's wonderful is what I feel when- we're together... brighter than the brightest penny.... I could keep going but Leslie Gore might slap me with copyright infringements!

  4. oh wait... is it lucky penny? i never remember past the "we're together" part. LOL

  5. Hi,
    what a sweet post!
    Today is Follow Me Back Tuesday and, as one of the guest hosts, I'm following your blog and extending a warm hello to you. I do hope you will follow me back too.
    Have a great day!

  6. I love this post!!! I love Grandpa's too and soft green grass! oh and I love watching my daughter sleep so peacefully! Enjoy your day!

  7. Oh sweet!

    Stopping by from the Tuesday hops to say hello.
    Have a great day!

  8. Thanks for stopping by my blog, following u back

  9. This is a great it! Makes me want a girl(LOL)

    Stopping by to follow you on GFC through the Blog Hop :)

  10. There's no love like a grandpa's, right? That's what I've heard. Both of my grandpas had passed before I was born, but my dad is an incredible PawPaw to my nieces. :)

  11. Following you on GFC from the Finding New Friends Weekend Blog Hop!


  12. so so sweet. None of my kids grandpas are close so they totally miss these moments!

  13. What a fun momma you are! And oh, Grandpas are the best -- after Mawmaws. Because after all, I'm a Maw, not a Paw...ha! Your writing is lyrical and filled with soul.


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