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Friday, September 3, 2010

The Month of September

Wasn't August 1st was just last week?
Well, then....how can it be September already?!!?
What is up with the time flying by so fast?!?! But....that's life....and there's nothing at all we can do about it....except, try to enjoy each day as it comes....and not fret and worry any more than we can help it (look who's talkin', right?!?)

Now that I've preached a little mini sermon 
(ha! ha!)
.....let's talk about the month of September.  

First, I want to share with y'all the flag I hung out yesterday.  Ms. Dawn will be so proud of me for actually remembering to take a pic! This is one of my older flags, and it's a bit faded....but it's also one of my favorites....I think partly because it matches our house so well....with it's big red roof!!!

 Here are some September facts.....


The birthstone for the month of September is the sapphire....


September's flower is the aster....


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September Holidays.....

September 6th - Labor Day
September 9th - Teddy Bear Day
September 11th - Make Your Bed Day
(I'm so glad I only have to do this once a year ;)
September 12th - National Chocolate Milkshake Day
and....GRAND-parents Day
September 13th - Positive Thinking Day
September 17th - National Apple Dumpling Day
September 18th - National Play-Doh Day
September 19th - Talk Like a Pirate Day
(I like this one....arrrrr, Matey!!!)
September 21st - Miniature Golf Day
(I beat Pappy at putt-putt when we first started dating....and he quit taking me....;)
September 22nd - First Day of Autumn (YIPPEE!!!)
September 23rd - Great American Pot Pie Day
September 24th - Native American Day
(I like this day because Pappy is part Cherokee!!!)
September 26th - Good Neighbor Day

Here are few month-long observances....
Better Breakfast Month
National Courtesy Month
National Sewing Month 
(I like this one!)
Read A New Book Month
Women of Achievement Month

But....here are the September days that are near and dear to my own heart....

September 11th - My Precious Father-In-Law's Birthday.  He will turn 85 and be celebrating in heaven....with my mother-in-law and my Daddy!!!
September 13th - My Mamaw will be NINETY-NINE years young on this date!!

 photo courtesy of Jessica Leigh Photography

September 21st - My sweet nephew....who now goes by N8....will turn 14!!
 He's so handsome....:)
(ph0to courtesy of his favorite Aunt!!)

And....the most important date of all in the month of September....is the 29th....our sweet girl's birthday!!! 
Happy Early Birthday, Jess....we love you oh, so much!!!

Happy September!!!

In His Most Precious Love....and with mine!!!

8 comments:

  1. What a wonderful idea for a post! It should stay at the forfront of of your posts so we can count the items off one by one. Just kidding, kiddo. But there's some great information in there. Nice job.
    Weezer

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  2. Great post! Love September. The 24th is my birthday!

    I've sure enjoyed my visit here. I came via Java's blog hop.

    Have a wonderful weekend.
    Hugs,
    Kat

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  3. With all that the months brings... isn't September an exciting month? A very happy and blessed September!!

    Love the flag.. it looks so pretty!!

    Blessings,
    Ruth

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  4. stopping by from Friday follow over 40..I love your post and Sept, today is my sons 26th birthday!! to me Sept. means fall is coming my favorite time of the year have a great weekend...I am your newest follower.

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  5. LOL I changed my flag because of your post the other day. But first I had to work on my flag pole! I hung a handmade one. Fall leaves.

    Love your baby girl's picture. Precious!

    I hope you enjoy an
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  6. This is a great post. I have always loved September. The relaxing summer has been awesome but it's nice when September comes around and gets us back on track.

    Charmaè

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  7. Sad to say that both of my Nephews birthdays are in Sept. One on the 3rd and the other on the 11th. I could never remember their birthdays until 9/11. I always tried to send their cards out by the last week of Aug so at least they would get there. The one on the 11th is over in Afganistan so I sent him a home grown TN card with all the accents. Fall is my favorite time of year.

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  8. i'm so glad i'm the most important date!! love you all too!!!!!!!

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