Saturday, August 4, 2012

Taking a Break.....

.....to move Shanley Belle into her apartment at the University of Alabama.

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Shanley Belle (3 years old) visiting her grandparents in New Orleans during Carnival.


I have had her home for three solid months, so it is difficult to say goodbye!  *sadface*

I will be back on Tuesday with a rather long Happy List!

Until next time...

Blessings!
Ricki Jill
Art @ Home
Art @ Home

Welcome to Art @ Home! My name is Ricki Jill Treleaven, and this is where I share creative living with a Southern accent. Live since 2010, Art @ Home is for the reader who wants to discover creative ways to enjoy home through decorating, cooking, reading, and creative projects. I also chronicle the adventures of my busy family.

21 comments:

  1. I can honestly say I know what this is like. I have two moving out at the same time this summer and it is not easy. New memories ahead is how I am looking at it.

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  2. Oh My Ricki,
    Little Shanley is just "Cute as a Button"!!! Bring a large hankie for all those tears...
    Love and Hugs,
    Donna

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  3. Oh what a little doll! I can only imagine how you feel. Hold on to her really tight for the next couple of days.

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  4. Welcome back to T-Town Shanley Bell! I know your mom is very sad this weekend. Lots of hugs and tears I'm sure…………..

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  5. That picture is just adorable. The biggest smile ever. I know I don't want school to start either. I love having the girls home with me.

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  6. I remember those sad days of dropping them off at college. Enjoy your few days together.

    Big hugs,
    Laura

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  7. So adorable, this just proves how time flies,right?
    I cried like a baby last night watching toy story 3 with my little one. It made me fast forward to when he will be leaving for college, too soon too soon.
    Have a great time!
    Amy

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  8. As I told my mom every time I went back to college in the Fall....this only means it's more special when we next get to spend time together. :)

    Best of luck to her with this upcoming semester/quarter, and hopefully all else is going well!

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  9. We have three more years before we may be faced with this...sniff, sniff! LOVE the pic!

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  10. She is sure adorable at 3 years and I'm sure she is lovely as a young adult...best of everything to your daughter.
    Karen

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  11. Sending all the happiness and luck for your precious Shanley Belle!

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  12. Ah, yes, it's difficult to say goodbye. We will say hello next week, though. Our daughter is coming to visit us for a week. :))

    Happy Sunday,
    Lois

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  13. It's so hard to see them grow up...even though that's what we hope for when they are little. Best of luck to both of you on this big new step!

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  14. Sigh - unfortunately, they grow up - way, way too fast!!

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  15. Shanley Belle is as happy as a bell! What a sweet photo. Best of luck to her and you. I remember when we first became empty nesters. Nice, but we sure missed our house full of kids and friends.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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  16. Just wanted to send you a quick note to thank you for leaving me a comment on my Cowboy Coffee Cake at Posed Perfection. You asked where the name came from...I wish I could tell you. The recipe was given to me by a sweet lady and I never bothered to ask about the name. I was too busy eating it;-) You are a beautiful artist. Gorgeous pictures! And about the kids...they do grow up too fast. I still have a few years before mine head off to college, but I know it will be a hard transition. I hope you'll come by and visit again. Have a blessed week! ~Nici~Posed Perfection

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  17. Poor you. I don't move Kate in until the end of August, but I feel your pain. I hope the move goes well and I'm glad that you had some good times during the summer together.

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  18. I moved my kids so many times I lost count...but I loved helping them settle into a new "home." Enjoy the weekend!

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  19. Oh, I understand. I've loved having my girl home this summer. She will be here until September. Have a good trip with her. :)

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  20. That is the cutest picture of Shanley Belle, what a happy child! I know her apartment will be to die for! Have fun.

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