Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy Mother's Day!


I love you a bushel and a peck,
A bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck,
A hug around the neck and a barrel and a heap,
A barrel and a heap and I'm talking in my sleep,
About you, about you...

(From the musical Guys and Dolls, but most importantly, from my memory of what my mother used to sing...)

15 comments:

  1. My grandmother used to sing this to me and now I sing it to my grandson. This is a lovely and sweet illustration Krista and I'm glad to know I am not the only one who knows this song!

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  2. oh, and Happy Mother's Day Krista!

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  3. Oooo... I want a cuddle too! This is sweet, with sugar on top, Krista! Happy Mother's Day to you... (^+^) ox

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  4. What a sweet illustration! Very cute.

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  5. Awww so sweeeeeet! Happy Mommy Day!!!!! Love the illustration!

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  6. Awwwwwwww, Krista!!!! Everyone's a mama to someone or something. You know how in Japanese anime, when the characters see something they love, their eyes get all big and sparkly with bright white dots? My kids call that bubbly eyes. Well, I think your painting gave me bubbly eyes.

    Hope you are having the BEST Mother's Day evar!

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  7. This is so sweet and you brought back memories of my mother-in-law singing this to her grands and always signing her card with a 'bushel and a peck'. Thanks for the memories.
    Happy Mother's Day.

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  8. Okay. This is crazy adorable. The colors are magnificent and the mommy and baby whales are just the sweetest. What warm and nurturing environment you've created.

    Thanks for dropping by my little neck of the woods.

    Happy Mother's Day!

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  9. Oh, how sweet and adorable! What a watery bundle of love - just beautiful! Hope you had a wonderful Mother's day my friend!

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  10. OHHHHHH, It´s really cute and lovely, I love it!

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  11. This is so adorable.. I love love love it!!

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  12. Okay I'm having a moment here. I remember how I use to hold Zoe for hours. Everyone telling me to put her down and I just couldn't. I love the smell of her the sweet little sighs. This reminds me of that. How sweet! You have captured Mother's day so wonderfully! Happy Mother's Day to you!

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  13. Very sweet and cute, love all the little critters! :)

    I thought me, my giraffe, and all my marshmallows arriving home this weekend would be a great Mother's Day gift, but just to be safe I got my mom a card and a present as well ;)

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  14. Krista, I LOVE this illustration....It made me smile, and when I read that little song, I just loved it MORE! I used to sing that song to my little ones....GREAT - Happy Mother's Day to you ( a little late)

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  15. Oh Krista this is so beautiful, so loving, so warm and very colorful. Hope you had a marvelous mother's day.

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