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Thursday, November 6, 2008

DEED'S DAY AT THE PARK....

We were having the most BEAUTIFUL Autumn day and DEED'S was over for a sleep-over and
A DAY AT THE PARK WITH MEMAW..
the twins, Andrea and Bailey, had a ball game to go to...
Brynna had a motorcycle race to go to ...
SOOOO.....
I said, "HEY, Deeds......you wanna have a PICNIC?"
and she said, "OH, YEAH...where's the BLUE PICNIC BASKET?"
And, I said, "Why it's right here, on this cabinet...just waiting to be filled up with good things to eat at
THE PARK !!"
she grinned !!


I said, "What kind of sandwich do you like the very best in the WHOLE WIDE WORLD ?"
and she said, "P B & J." (hi, Rue)
....................."BUT", she said, "I like CHEESE second best !"
and, so it was we had PB&J AND Cheese.....OF COURSE...i mean, they ARE her favorites, after all!!


She said, "Can I help, Memaw?"
and I said, "Are you kiddin' me?....I NEED your help, thank you very much!"

She packed that bag with chips before I could get the sandwiches put together.....
and then just waited for me !! Ain't she sweet !!!



She packed GRAPES.... the girl knows how to picnic, i'll tell ya....

THEN....got all smiley when we decided to take along COOKIES to have with our GRAPES...
a mighty GOOD DESSERT....



She worked HARD, sucked in that lip and really got after packing those COOKIES...
AND she made SURE we had PLENTY !! hee hee.....



Driving to the park, with a LOADED BLUE PICNIC BASKET,
we noticed a lot of the trees were getting into their Autumn clothes...so pretty....


BUT, THEN....we saw this HUGH, WHITE GHOST just hanging around in a neighbor's tree...
Well,of course we wanted a picture of THAT.....just in case no one believed us when we said
WE SAW A GHOST !!!!

When we got to the park, we found our picnic spot right away....
it was sooo pretty and just perfect... just perfect for that perfect picnic between a granddaughter and her Memaw....

We lay down a blanket and put a tablecloth over it and put down our "filled to the brim "
BLUE PICNIC BASKET...........

AND, I said, "DEEDS, sit down on that blanket, have one of those sandwiches with chips, have a glass of
FANCY PINK GRAPE JUICE, a cookie and grapes and I'll take your picture!"
"We'll treasure this picture someday...you and I eating, by this pretty little lake."
and she said,
"OK, Memaw..." and she got all posed up pretty for me..
and.........................
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MY CAMERA BATTERY WENT DEAD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

we had a great time anyway...but no pictures of the fun time playing on the playground....
oh, well, there's always another
DAY AT THE PARK....
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hope you can have a good day 'at the park' soon.....
love, bj

40 comments:

Smilingsal said...

How fun! I'll bet she'll remember that blue picnic basket for years to come.

Southern Lady said...

Deeds is so precious, BJ ... and you are a precious grandmother. What wonderful memories both of you will have of your day in the park.

Marcela said...

What a beautiful grandaughter you have BJ!
You will remember this day forever.
xoxo
Marcela

Chris said...

What a special day for both of you, a one on one. No wonder you have such great memories with your family.

Hugs,
Chris

PS Thanks for joining my follers list, that made me happy.

Kathleen Grace said...

What a precious little girl and a precious memory for you both. You must be one of the all time great Meemaws BJ! I hope I have a dear little grandaughter like that some day:>)

Bo said...

Oh BJ...you really know how to tell a good story! What a memory-maker you are too! ;-) Bo

Stacey said...

You are such a great Memaw and she's a lucky little girl. PB&J outside is delicious!

Smelling Coffee said...

You're such a fun grandma! What a special memory made!

Picket said...

Oh BJ she won't need a picture to remember these days with her loving grandmother..they will be forever etched in her heart...Girl..I love you..you even make me feel special just reading your post!

tardevil said...

You're right BJ! That's our only hope right now. Your day at the park looks like so much fun. I've never heard of a pb&c sandwich. The view of the lake is so pretty. I'm sure you & DEEDS had a great time! When I was little, I liked pb & mustard. Kind of crazy, I know!

tardevil said...

Thanks for clarifying...I feel better now! I just went in & edited my post, so I don't know if you saw...but TJ Maxx, Home Goods, & Marshall's is having 20% off everything this weekend! Happy shopping!

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

What a bummer about the camera .But I bet you had a grand time anyway. The lunch looked good.Think I'll go eat now ! Ha!

Twice as Nice said...

What a wonderful day for the two of you. Great chow too. Grandmas always know how to make everything special.

She's a sweetie and a cutie. You are one lucky Meemaw!!

Beverly said...

I'm certain the two of you were the most beautiful ladies at the park. Someone should have painted a picture of you picnicing.

FarmHouse Style said...

What a beautiful day, BJ!! And what priceless memories:-)

Too bad about the camera batteries, that just means you will have to do it again....oh, darn!;-)

Rhonda

salmagundi said...

In years to come, she is going to want that blue picnic basket for her very own to remember the great times with her grandmother!!! Sally

bj said...

ALL TEN GRANDCHILDREN HAVE GONE ON PICNICS WITH THAT BLUE BASKET...WHO GETS IT WHEN I'M GONE?
Probably GOODWILL ! HAHA..SO...if, in the far future, you are at a Goodwill and you spy this MAGNIFICENT (hahaha)BLUE PICNIC BASKET...get close to it, open the lid and I'm pretty sure you will hear me giggle !!
love to all, bj

Melissa Miller said...

How sweet I wish I had even more memories of all my grandparents. I'll bet she will remember yesterday forever. You're a great grandma! ~Warmly, Melissa

Happy To Be said...

How fun this looked...your grand babies are just darling girl...Oh I wished I still had little ones..my youngest is now 20 not much fun to play with anymore..he into girls now not granny..great post as laways BJ...have a Great day..hugs and smiles Gloria

Debbie from NJ said...

Oh Bj, these pictures are priceless. She is such a cutie! What wonderful memories you are making with your grandchildren. One day maybe you can put together a scrapbook of all these great memories of things that you do we them. What a wonderful grandma you are.

Debbie
xo

Anonymous said...

I tell you that Deeds is a cutey! Those pictures in the park are beautiful. How do you get such good ones? Mine never turn out like that. Bet you enjoyed that picnic even more than little Deeds did. Isn't it fun to be a MeeMaw?
Martha

bj said...

HELLO, DEBBIE FROM NEW JERSEY...thanks so much for coming by today and leaving such sweetness.
I am hoping this blog will serve as a record of this part of my life...
I keep looking for YOUR blog, dear one...just let me know when you get ready and I'll help all I can...course, that will be like the blind leading the blind but, that's ok...
Thanks again and lots of love, bj

beddow said...

BJ, I can't think of anything more precious unless it will be it's equal when some day down the way your Granddaughter tells her granddaughter about the picnics she shared with you over their picnic lunch.
My son was only 2 when my Mom passed away, they were thick as thieves. I am always sadden that they didn't have more time together. She was a wonderful MeMaw and I cherish the pictures of the two of them and the memories I can share with him.

Betty

Colleen formerly of South Africa said...

I don't know if that was the park out off the loop...but the fall trees look great. I think your 11 yr. old grandaughter was spot on! I have to admit...I ate a quart of blue bell ice cream.... as comfort food.

Jessica said...

so much fun!!

Shelia said...

Hi BJ! You're a wonderful grandma!! What a beautiful day you two must have had and that little girl is just precious!
Oh, I've meant to say I've noticed your G. Harvey artwork on your header. My Mr. Precious just loves his work.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Wendy said...

What a wonderful way to spend the day with your granddaughter!! You are such a wonderful Grandmother!! Take care my friend!~Wendy

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Cute post..looks like a great picnic, with a very cute g'girl.

Donna said...

Oh how fun! What a special day you had.

Hugs,
Donna

Rosie's Whimsy said...

Love that you could go for a picnic on a November day!

Sue said...

I'm makin my rounds BJ! I'm a blogger now, oh my neck and back are just killing me, LOL!! I must pace myself! I'm so looking forward to special times with my only granddaughter, I just can't wait! I see how you and Dot are with your babies and thats how I hope to be with Amelia, shes 16 months old and my special angel from God!! Have a great night sweetie! xo sue

nikkicrumpet said...

Your grandkids are so lucky to have such a precious gift of a grandma! They are going to grow up so well loved and so happy. I know my kids have such warm loving feelings for my mom because she took so much time to be with them. I'm sure your family appreciates how great you are with their kids. EVERYONE should have you for a grandma!!!! But I want to be first in line!

Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

Hi BJ! How are you sweet friend! I've missed you. And what a lovely picnic, you are the best grandma ever!

xoxo

April Russell said...

It's great to meet you! You have a beautiful Blog page! I will be sure to visit more!

Brenda said...

Oh what great fun. Looks like a picnic I would have loved. The park is beautiful too. Glad you both got to share the special time.

BittersweetPunkin said...

How very sweet BJ...love all the photos. AS picnic sounds lovely but it has been so wet here....and cold!!
Hugs,
Robin

jeanne said...

Hi BJ, Little Deeds is so adorable. I miss my grands so much. We will go back to Fl. weekend after this and this time we will go to Kissimmee to see my other daughter and the grands. I hope we can do something special.

You picnic is such a fun thing to do with your sweet Deeds. It is so cute that she wanted to help. I love the menu. Mostly the cheese. P & J is ok but I'll take cheese please. LOL. Now here is the problem, we want pics. You will just have to have another picnic. :) The lake is lovely.

Hugs...Jeanne

santamaker said...

You are the bestest Memaw in the world! How sweet this little picnic sounds... I can't wait for the day that I have my first grandchild!

Liz said...

What a great day! Makes me miss my Ma!
~Liz

Rue said...

See now that's my kind of girl ;)

I laughed out loud when I read "hi rue" LOLOLOL

It sounds like an absolutely PERFECT day to me :)

love you,
rue