Congratulations Ashley

We're There...

starMy little gush bird Ashley is graduating High School Friday. I am so proud of her.

ashley's first experience with snow

starMore than all the awards on earth, more than all the stars in the sky...

star Ashley is made of all the stuff that is important in life.

starShe is brave and sweet and embraces the simple things in life.

starAshley loves adventure and always makes everyone laugh.

starI would say she has a head start in life...her priorites are in the right place.

starDear Ashley,

I am so proud of you. I will ALWAYS be cheering you on, sitting in the front row watching you embrace life. You will make others stand up and take notice, as you begin to follow your dreams. I wish you lots of rainbows and the wings to make your dreams come true. Remember your dreams can come true when you have faith and believe that they can.

Love, Mommy

starThe song for this post is When You Wish Upon A Star.

LiLi M. said...

Have a great day! Congrats on your daughters graduation. She looks like you, not only on the outside. It all goes to fast...don't you think?
Congrats to Ashley!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

My congratulations to your treasure, Karen! She is beautiful and very special! How are you? Anita

Eleanor said...

A wonderful and loving tribute to your daughter. Where do the years go to? I remember my mother admonishing me, never to wish away the days of my children's childhood, no matter how many sleepless nights or other problems I may have encountered. She was right. It all goes too fast!

debbie said...

Oh Karen,
Will you be my
Hug Ashley and I know that she has a wonderful mother nuturing her and she will succeed. She is beautiful but not only outwardly but inwardly. A new road...when my two went off to college I cried for days and I finally adjusted...I loved being a mother but when they graduated it was like...who am pta nothing...a part of my life was over that had been my life
YOUR BEAUTIFUL PACKAGE WITH ARTWORK ARRIVED and I am just beside myself with joy. I will send you an e-mail and I sorta mentioned it on my blog..wink
you are just the best.
hugs and love

Kathleen Grace said...

Would you look at those beautiful big dark eyes! What a beautiful girl:>) Congratulations to Ashley and to you! Graduation is such a happy celebration!

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

Congratulations to you both, Karen! What a wonderful daughter and what a beautiful tribute to her in this post. Beautiful!

MARIA said...

First of all Congratulations to you Karen! You are fantastic mother!
Your daughter is not only smart girl but she is very pretty.

Congratulations to Ashley - I am proud of you too. You made your mom happy. You are fantastic daughter!
I wish you the best in your life!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Ashley!!!
Karen, Your daughtewr is absolutely beautiful.
What a wonderful day you will have.
Enjoy and savor every moment
of it ♥

Alison Gibbs said...

Karen what a wonderful post for Ahley and congratulations to her on her graduation

maidenshade said...

Good morning, I'm stopping by to say hello, and Happy Pink Saturday. It's been stormy and rainy here in Southwest Florida. I hope your day is full of sunny skies, warm temps and plenty of Pink!

Congrats to your daughter, lovely tribute and photos.


Say It With Roses said...

What a lovely daughter!
Don't the years fly by much too fast? When each of my five graduated I was so proud and so sad, too. I have been an empty nester for a long time and while I am extremely busy, I will always miss my babies!

Tara said...


I am honestly choked up here! A lovely girl--and a Mom who made her that way!

Cathy said...

Congratulations to Ashley and to you for bringing up such a wonderfully sweet daughter. I bet you are so proud.

Have a wonderful weekend and embrace the moment of this big event.


Gabriela said...

Hello Karen,

How cute she is!

~ Gabriela ~