Pear tree lane farmhouse

Family fun time!!!
written by Sue, January 23, 2011
We have been busy counting sheep around here, the count is now 16 and still climbing.
January is the month of birthdays in our family, we celebrated three this weekend, My mother, brother, and brother-in-love.  Twenty of us gathered at a favorite restaurant and had a great time, I had the privilege of baking the cake for our gathering. just a few pics.
The birthday girl!!
Birthday brother!!
Birthday Brother-in-love!!
Lots of hugs!!! some of us have not been together in a year!
When these two are together, no telling what mischief is in the air!!
Our niece just adores her uncle!!!
She is the matriach  of our family! I am so thankful for Mother, she is a friend, example to all of us.
One of m favorite photos...
This one is another favorite.. look at great grandson looking at his grandmother...
 Sis, and her family...
 Other sis and her sweetie!!
I love and adore my family, we have always enjoyed times like this,.
Thank you for allowing me to share.

I am still walking my 2.5 miles a day, and needed it after this get together.


Angel Wings and Apron Strings said...

What a blessing!
It's so great to share birthdays with loved ones :-)
To gather with precious family is a gift in itself.
Great happy photos, Sue!
bless you..Trish

Happy@Home said...

How wonderful to be able to get the family together to celebrate the birthdays. Looks like a fun time. Your mom looks great!!

Lady Farmer said...

Hi Sue!
Everyone in your family is so beautiful/handsome, and your mother, especially, is absolutely stunning!
Hope all the birthday celebrants had a marvelous time sharing the day with your wonderful family!

Farm Girl said...

Your sweet mother is just beautiful and you are so very blessed. It looks like such a fine time. Thank you so much for sharing. Have a lovely week.

Jenni said...

Oh, Sue! You have a precious family. They look like a representation of Americana, solid, kind, caring, and loving. And what great photos you got of what must have been a fun and memorable time together.

thanks for sharing them with us!
And please tell your Mom your blogging friends think she is so pretty and elegant! (And I love her scarf!)

Hugs, Jenni

Carrie of Farming On Faith said...

Oh it looks like great fun.I think I need a fun night out!

Thank you for your sweet comments lately.
You are a blessing to me.

Hope you are staying warm. We have snow and more snow!

Lori said...

Been enjoying your posts, donkey and lamb pictures, your baked spaghetti, your lovely loving family. Thanks for sharing your daily stuff and the special times with us.

Janette@Janette's Sage said...

What a blessing and what a treasure...that is what comes out of you when you write because you have such a wealth of inheritance.

Deborah Ann said...

Looks like someone had loads of fun! What a blessing friends and family are...

A Hint of Home said...

Happy birthday to all your family members. Your mom looks wonderful and so pretty!
Looks like fun for all!
I bet all your sheep are so cute!

Michele Katherine said...


The Lord has truly blessed you with a wonderful family, and I love the way you love your mom, also she is a very pretty lady. Happy Birthday to all who were celebrating their birthdays.

I LOVE!!! Your blog header of your front porch, beautiful.

God bless you

Elena said...

Oh Sue it looked like such a fun time. Your mom is so pretty! Happy Birthday to all your family members!

Ms.Daisy said...

I am so happy you stopped by today.
Your Mother is beautiful (as you are also) and I love seeing your family enjoying each other. That pic of grandson looking at grandmother is adorable!


Cheryl said...

Sue, just read your most recent post and wanted to stop by and say that I am praying for you...that you will feel better soon, that you will make good use of this down time, that you will feel our Lord's presence as you recover...

I also read the farewell post on your other blog. I don't know how you've kept up with two blogs as long as you have! I applaud your decision to simplify. Actually, it will simplify your readers' lives too, as they won't have to hop back and forth for fear that they've missed something. :-)

Take care...take it slow...take your time recovering. We'll be here when you get back!

~ Cheryl

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Loved seeing your celebration, Sue.

I just read about the other blog, so I will follow this one instead.

I'm so sorry you're sick. That respiratory thing kept me down for the month of Decemeber. So I feel for you and will pray you are up and better soon from that and the vertigo.

I pray you have a special touch from the Lord, Sue.


Sheila :-)

Southern Lady said...

Sue, I am so very sorry to hear you have the flu. I sincerely hope you will feel better each day, so you can enjoy life with your beautiful family on your beloved Pear Tree Farm. Spring will be here soon!

Take care of yourself ... I'll remember you in my prayers.

Denise said...

praying for you, and loving you.

Deb said...

hope you feel better prayers are with you Sue..

BECKY said...

Hi My Friend,
I am so sorry to hear that the flu bug has bitten you! You know I will pray! May God touch you with His healing hands, and jump start your new year with good health!

Sure do love ya gal! I am going to make a concerted effort to get back to my bloggy buddies, so I'll be visiting more! Woohoo!

Big hugs and prayers,

Karen said...

Oh Sue... I love love love that picture (header) on your new blog.. oh it makes me want to grab a glass of sweet tea and just join you on that swing..
Hope you are feeling better,, and cant wait to enjoy this new blog of yours..I miss ya...

Heidi Pocketbook said...

First of all, I'm so sorry you are so very sick. I hope and pray you are feeling better soon.

It looks like you and your family had a wonderful celebration!

Hugs from Heidi

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Sue, I am so sorry you're sick! I just read the other post, and the comments were disabled, so I am back here writing.

I had this stuff back in December, and it took me a full month to feel better. I had pushed myself to the limit with things, and then I pushed beyond. I got it from someone to whom I delivered a Christmas present. My resistance was just so low. I am finally feeling better, but it took a solid month. I'm still weak, and do you know, reading this, I'm thinking I might have to postpone something I'm doing. Thanks for sharing.

I don't understand why people go out sick, either. I didn't. Not until I was over it. And then I only went out when absolutely necessary. You take good care and get to feeling better.


Sheila :-)

A Hint of Home said...

So sorry you have to deal with so much pain and discomfort!
You've been on my prayer list and I wanted to e-mail you and tell you I hope you feel better soon. (I misplaced your e-mail)
Take good care of yourself and I wish you a speedy recovery than you expect.
Germs can spread so easily and people do need to be more careful!
Will look forward to when you can post again!

Much Love!

The farmer and his friends
Thank you so much for coming by, please come and visit anytime.

~Welcome home~

This blog is dedicated to my dear family who live many miles away, and to you dear ladies , who have a heart for keeping the home fires burning. You, who love and cherish your family, and have a desire to create a home that says "Welcome, you are loved and cared for."

My desire is that when you leave that you will be encouraged and know that you too are loved.



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