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Sunday, May 11, 2008

"Special K".... also known as my Mom



Since today is Mother's Day I thought I'd take a minute to tell you what a great mother I have.
So... in honor of my fabulous mom, I thought I'd give you the top 20 reasons I just love her!!!
Here we go....
20. She's tough as nails and never complains.
19. She is a convert to the church
18. She is a great mother in law (at least that's what Scottie says)
17. She can strike up a convo with absolutely anyone.
16. She never told me what to do but always had faith in me that I'd make the right choice.
15. She raised four wonderful children (yes, I'm one of them)
14. She married a wonderful man named Steve so I could have a wonderful Dad.
13. I love to scrapbook with her because she lets me use all of her scrapbook supplies.
12. She listens to all my problems and makes them all better.
11. She's a big fan of my Scottie.
10. She encouraged me to finish college when I got burned out.
9. She always has good advice
8. All my friends love her (to death)
7. She always "lets" me steal a sip of her Diet Coke....and never complains
6. She has a strong testimony.
5. She's the only woman I know who gets her visiting teaching done on the first day of the month...every month.
4. Came to every single basketball game I ever had.
3. She's gorgeous....hopefully I take after her when I get older.
2. She's a wonderful Grammy to her three grandchildren.
1. She's MY "Special K"

Overall my mother is fantastic and I know that 20 reason is just not enough to describe how wonderful she is, but I didn't want anyone to feel bad that they didn't get my mom for a mom!
Happy Mother's Day Mom!!!


My mom with her mom (also another great mom)


My mom and Dad with the grandkids.

With me on my way to get married!!






12 comments:

Erin Marriott said...

Swalz!! I'm so excited you have a blog! You and Scott are such a beautiful couple. I can't believe that was in Sept. when we came to your wedding! Time flies. I love what you wrote about your mom, she seems like such a neat lady. It was good to finally meet her!

Angela Robinson said...

Hey! What a pleasant surpise to hear from you- I love that you have a blog! Now we can stay in touch. You and Scott are a darling couple! I read on your blog that this summer you are coming down south, maybe we could meet up!

swalberg family said...

What a sweet post! You are so lucky to have such a great Mom! I can't believe that I'm the luckiest person to have married into your fam! I tell everyone all the time that I have the best in-laws ever!!! :)

Kristy said...

Your mom is great! What a nice tribute! I'm so glad you have a blog! So, I run by the school like everyother day. When are you guys done?

The Hughes' said...

Now that is just sweet! Nice job Chris...so touching..sniff, sniff. :)

The Adams Family said...

Hi dear!! It is so good to hear from you. You look gorgeous as ever and so happy. Keep in touch ~Chablis

Hannah said...

Christie...you mom is great! How fun to find your blog. You are beautiful and seem to be doing great!

Mathie Fam said...

Swalz.. can we still call you that? hmmm I have to say I love your mom too!

K & M said...

agreed! I love tour mom!!!

Sheesh said...

Your mothers day tribute was awesome! Your mom sounds amazing! I am so glad you said hay it is always fun to catch up!! How is life and everything else? You and your hubby are super cute!! Chat back soon!

The Peterson's said...

Isn't it great to have such wonderful mothers to show us how to be! Your mom sounds great!

Mom Swalz said...

You are my favorite Christie in the whole wide world! What a sweet and meaningful tribute! I love you too! Scottie got a great catch! We love him to death too!