Friday, March 07, 2008

Gift from Kris

Show and Tell

He was about seven years old when he rushed into the house and ran to his room to get some of his saved cash.
"Mom? Can I go to the garage sale?" (One of our neighbors were having a sale.)
"Okay. Watch out for cars on the road!"
He ran out the door and when he came back he was holding something behind his back.
"I have something for you, Mom!"
This beautiful pin is what he brought home for me.
It's my Kris Pin. It has a few sparkles missing but you could have probably found them in my eyes that happy day.

20 comments:

mrsjojo said...

Very sweet! It is a beautiful pin with a very beautiful story. I can just see the excitement in his eyes with this great gift that he found for his sweet mother. Thank God for garage sales.
I didn't do show and tell this week, not feeling very well but getting better.

LW said...

What a lovely story and what a great kid…

Louise

Myrna said...

That is a beautiful pin-Made even more so by the lovely story!

stace said...

isnt it the greatest thing when our kids do thigs like that for us.....i have a small tin pencil box that my kids have began to lovingly fill with shiny rocks from everywhere that we go

~~ said...

How precious and what good taste he has! I am so envious. I want to live in Alaska when I grow up. ;O)
Patricia

Emily said...

What a wonderful story to go along with such a beautiful pin! It is simply gorgeous! Thanks for sharing! Also, thank you for stopping by to say hi on my blog! Have a lovely weekend!

Pat said...

What a sweet story! That pin is priceless!

Hope you have a good weekend.

Pat

Mary said...

A heart touching story. How wonderful that this lovely piece has such a treasured memory to go with it. Thanks so much for sharing.

Blessings,
Mary

Feathering My Nest said...

Oh, it is price-less for how it was purchased!!! What a darling child and so loving. I love the bug pin too.

Kathi

MammyT said...

What a great kid! I think the pin is gorgeous. I'd definitely be wearing it.
Nancy

Jewelgirl said...

Just like a boy, a "jeweled"
BUG pin for his mom. It was
such a sweet thing he did.
You are a lucky lady to have
such a great son!

elizabeth embracing life said...

At first I thought you were going to auction this beautiful bug off. It is so pretty and would match my handbag, but the story that followed just melted my shopping heart. Thanks for sharing.

e-Mom said...

Now there's a real man. Kris must have a good Daddy to emulate. I love the color of the pin's main stone.

My son brought me potted red tulips AND he called me on my birthday recently. He's a good kid too don't you think? :~D

Penless Thoughts said...

Cute pin and precious son!!! You are blessed.
Susan

Dalyn (AKA The Queen of Quite Alot) said...

precious...I love little boys and the way they are so sweet to their mammas sometimes. I only have two...wish I had more. I have some great girls though *U*

I love your pin- 'specially because of the darling story behind it. I have gotten a few "garage sale" gifts myself. Wear it with pride mamma!

Crystal said...

That's very pretty

Simply Stork said...

awwww how cute...what a sweet little one :o)

~simply~

Heather said...

Awww.... that is SO, so sweet! Thank you for sharing such a touching story along with your beautiful pin. ;o)

Really appreciate you stopping by and your kind comment. Thanks!

It's All Good! said...

What an awesome story! Those kind of little gifts are priceless.
Have a great weekend.

Betty said...

What a beautiful pin and how sweet of your son. I know you wouldn't take anything for it.

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