Nana Diana Takes A Break

Nana Diana Takes A Break

Monday, March 17, 2014

Happy Saint Patrick's Day

I have not had to cook
since Baby Bright Eyes was born.
What a nice group of gals  here.
Mimi's friends took it upon themselves
to deliver dinner again last night.
No struggling over a stove for a few days for us.
We are very well taken care of...
thank you very much.

We have been baby-sitting
and baby-nursing 
not me nursing-that ship has sailed...or should 
I say that anchor has DROPPED.
We are delighting in every little detail of 
BRIGHT EYES life and.
someone has taken up cooking for us!
Someone realized that we are Irish~
although who ISN'T Irish on St. Paddy's Day?,
and someone presented us with homemade
IRISH STEW and IRISH SODA BREAD.
Hearty and rich.

Did I mention the 
IRISH SODA BREAD?
Did I mention that it came with 
homemade Cinnamon Butter?
Did I mention that I might have dated a leprechaun once?
I may have to show you his picture later.
He is not being very cooperative right now.
I think I hear some leprechauns right now.
Hmmmm...Could be mischief afoot here.
Oh- wait-
It is only the Dynamic Duo getting revved up for
the day.
Happy Saint Patrick's Day.
Hope YOUR Monday is a good one!
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50 comments:

  1. What sweet friends!! Happy St. Patrick's Day Diana!!

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  2. Diana, What a wonderful meal !! Those two little Irishmen are going to be a handful.:):) Blessings to all you sweet Irish people today ...and everyday. xoxo,Susie

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  3. Happy St. Patrick's Day to you Diana! I have a wee bit of Irish in me as well. Kindred spirits? Sure, why not. Hope you are living it up big time with the grandkids. Glad to here there are some really nice ladies taking care of your nutritional needs. That's always a blessing in itself. Have a great week.

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  4. Happy St. Patrick's Day to you to!! How nice that people are pitching in like that! Looks like some great food (I've never had Irish Stew nor soda bread)! I guess that says a lot about me! You probably have yourself quite busy with the Dynamic Duo there!

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  5. Happy Patty's dear friend. You and your hubby and family.

    Love your last picture of the two sweethearts. You have a good day.

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  6. Hmmmm...how did I get this old and never have had soda bread? Maybe I should look up a recipe and try to make some! Have a wonderful St Patricks day and enjoy the new baby! Hugs, Penny

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  7. Glad to hear that you are able to be fed well while you enjoy baby bright eyes. Happy St. Patrick's Day!!

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  8. What exciting times for your family! How lovely to have such yummy food provided! God bless you all.

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  9. Sweet, Sweet Bright Eyes! I made some soda bread too, your's looks yummy! Have a fun day, Celeste

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  10. Happy St. Patrick's Day, Diana! That is awesome friends have been delivering dinners, lucky you! Your Irish meal looks delish, what time should I be over?:) Bet you all are having so much fun with that sweet little girl. I am SO relieved the hear that it's not you that's doing the nursing:)!

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  11. Oh my goodness you lucky duck in so many ways. lol Happy St. Patrick's Day to you!

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  12. What a blessing to have such good food delivered! Great friends! Love the boys photo and you dating a leprechaun? Hmmm...now you're telling stories, but I do believe the one about dropping anchor...

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  13. Happy St Patricks Day! Love the pic of your two sweet peas.

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  14. Happy St. Patrick's day Diana - we're having Irish Stew for dinner too...............except no friendly neighbor has offered to make it -
    I have to do it myself LOL
    XOXO

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  15. Happy St. Paddy's Day to you too. Sounds like a wonderful meal and it always tastes better when someone else makes it.

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  16. I must go bake my Irish Soda Bread right now! Sounds like you will need some extra hands for that Dynamic Duo!:-) Sending along wishes for a Happy St. Patrick's Day! xo Nellie

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  17. Top of the morning to you and your whole family! Yummy Irish Stew and Soda Bread... Love little Bright Eyes and Dynamic Duo!!
    Blessings Sweetie I just hope we didn't date the same Leprechaun! Roxy

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  18. At least you didn't marry him!

    Oh how sweet that there are such thoughtful, generous souls in this world. Hope that the meals continue for a few more days. Very special.

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  19. Happy St.Patrick's Day, Diana!

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  20. Sweet sweet little boys! They're resting up to PLAY later! haha! Enjoy this special time and save me some of the soda bread! Sweet hugs and blessings my friend!

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  21. Happy St. Paddy's Day to you and your family!! That's so nice that you've had your meals taken care of. That soda bread looks SO good! Be sure to dress bright eyes up in green for her very first St. Patrick's Day. :)

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  22. The Irish stew and bread look so delicious, and homemade cinnamon butter, oh my!

    That's funny that you mentioned that everybody's Irish on St. Patrick's Day because I just saw a sign at a restaurant me and husband went to this weekend, and it said the same thing.

    Happy St. Patrick's Day Diana!

    love,
    ~Sheri

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  23. Sounds like Mimi has some wonderful girlfriends looking after her! Such a blessing. Enjoy your time with them. The stew looks amazing!!!

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  24. Hello Diana... welcome little Bright Eyes!... and Happy St. Patrick's Day to you Diana!... Jack is Irish too so we really celebrate... enjoy your Irish meals, they look delish!... xoxo Julie Marie

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  25. Hi Diana....What great friends to keep food ready for you and the family. If I lived closer, you'd be on my list to bring dinner.
    I'm making an Irish dinner tonight, and just looked up a recipe for Soda Bread...yours looks delish with that Cinn. butter. Sending love and smiles...the boys ~~adorable~~~

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  26. you deserve all the pampering in the world, you are the blessing to your family, yummy irish meal!

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  27. Happy St. Patrick's Day to you dear friend. What a beautiful picture of those sweet little boys. How wonderful to have such great friends. I can hardly wait to put on my Corned Beef and Cabbage for dinner. IT's going into the crock pot after I finish watering the front. I also purchased some Irish Soda Bread and I have almost have finished it off before St. Patrick's Day.
    Have a wonderful day.
    Mary

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  28. Happy St. Patrick's Day to you. So glad you are getting to enjoy that new baby and the boys. Have fun!

    Judy

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  29. Yum what a nice dinner treat. Glad you are enjoying bright eyes. Happy St. Paddy's day to you my friend.
    Kris

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  30. Happy St Patricks Day to you and your family. I'm partly Irish from my grandfathers side.

    Thank you. Love love, Andrew. Bye.

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  31. How LUCKY to have such a wonderful friend that makes such such a delicious looking feast! Oh my, I think you will be busy today with those adorable leprechauns! Enjoy your day Diana!!! Happy St. Patrick's Day to you and your clan!!! ; )

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  32. Yum, enjoy your soda bread and stew,
    and your spunky little leprechauns, too :)
    Happy St. Paddy's Day!
    Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  33. Happy St. Patrick's Day Diana. My best to the lovely Bright Eyes and her mommy! Cute picture of the brothers.

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  34. What wonderful friends and neighbors your daughter has. Sweet. Sweet. Sweet.

    Happy St. Patrick's Day,
    Tessa~

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  35. Happy St. Patrick's Day to you, Diana! You are lucky to have such kind friends. Yummy!

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  36. Happy St. Patrick's Day from one Irish lass to another:) Isn't it nice when dinner is "delivered?" When I had my second and third babies I was in a "playgroup" of moms who were all having babies right and left. So someone coordinated a schedule (this spanned about two years, mind you) so that we all had dinner delivered every day for a week after our babies' births. It was fabulous! (Especially since I had three c-sections!) How nice you can all just focus on the baby! xoKathleen

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  37. Yummy looking, I'm sure you enjoyed it a lot.

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  38. Hope you are enjoying a happy St. Patty's day Diana. That stew and bread looks delicious. Enjoy your grands.

    xo Danielle

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  39. Congrats on the world's cutest baby - she's adorable!
    P.S. - I dated a leprechaun once too - and there was definitely no pot of gold at the end of his rainbow!
    Kelly

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  40. What nice people to feed you like they do! But I like the "dynamic duo" photo the best! That is adorable!

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  41. Happy St Patrick's day to you Irish lady!!! Enjoy your new baby!! That sure is nice that someone is making meals for you all, very nice!!!

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  42. What wonderful friends your daughter has. That's absolutely fantastic that you've been able to focus on the grands and daughter during this time and not worrying about meals. I hope you had a lovely St. Patrick's day loving up all your beautiful grandchildren. HUGS!

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  43. Hi Diana, what sweet friends to help you out with meals. What a blessing and the Irish dinner looks delicious.
    Happy St. Patrick's Evening.
    Hugs.

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  44. Glad you are being well cared for while you help and love on that sweet baby. Ya know, I've never tasted Irish Soda Bread, but it looks and sounds WONDERFUL!!

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  45. That Dynamic Duo is adorable! I am sure that they are full of energy too. Wonderful friends to help out like this! The Irish stew and Soda Bread look yummy! Cinnamon Butter too? How thoughtful! Hoping Mama feels better soon!

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  46. Oh..thos e two littles guys on the floor is precious! I'm sure times like that are good times for you guys too...smile.. That stew and bread look yummy! What wonderful friends you all have!!

    Blessings,
    Gert

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  47. That is such a HUGE blessing to have meals delivered! Goodness, it looks delish too. Could you direct them to Texas? :)

    Have fun my friend! Looks the dynamic duo are full of it ~

    xo
    Pat

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  48. Excuse me while I wipe my eyes...I am laughing so hard about dropped anchors. I'm envisioning someone removing their bra and yelling, anchors away! Bahahahaha!

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  49. How nice to be looked after and taken care of! That soda bread looks awfully good!

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