On A Personal Note

Hello lovelies. I’m sorry that I’ve been absent for the last few days. I wanted to let you know why, and that I may be absent for another couple of days. My grandmother passed away last Thursday… on my birthday actually. I think there’s a message in that somehow. I’m doing fine, for you concerned readers. She had a stroke last year, and was not doing well for the last few months. My family is glad that she is no longer suffering, and grateful for the 94 years that she had on this earth. I will write a post in her honor soon, but for now I just wanted to drop a note to let you all know.

(Our “Mombo” a few years ago with my sweet cousin Hannah and adorable niece Ally)

I went out of town this weekend and spent time with family. Now I’m playing catch up, and re-prioritizing some things. Please bear with me. You guys are dear to me, (yes, you!) so don’t go anywhere.

Emma - Aphroditeswb - November 8, 2011 - 8:24 am

So sorry to hear that, sending you all of my best wishes x

Jessica@TWB - November 8, 2011 - 11:02 am

I’m thinking of you and your family…

bree [capitolromance] - November 8, 2011 - 4:10 pm

thinking of you lady. losing a family member is never easy. may your grandma rest in peace and may you and your family find comfort in this troubling time. all your bloggy friends are thinking of you & sending happy vibes your way!

Tara - November 8, 2011 - 4:15 pm

so sorry for your lose. happy belated birthday!

Layla Mayville {Simply Savannah Events} - November 8, 2011 - 8:18 pm

My heart goes out to you and your family. My gramma passed away right near my birthday and I wasn’t able to attend her funeral (long story), but was able to visit her grave. It’s so hard loosing your grandparents since they spoil you and love you with all their heart. The days leading up to my gramma’s death was so emotional on me, I actually made her a personalized gift for Christmas and express mailed it to her so that she could see in in the hospital. I keep a nice picture of my grandparents on our table when you come into the house and think about them often. If you loved your grandma as much as I did, than I know you are missing a huge piece of your heart!! ((Big hugs from a fellow TWIP))

Alicia {The Charity Wedding} - November 8, 2011 - 9:56 pm

Oh I am so sorry Colleen! I am super close with both of my Grandmas and I know how special they are!

Cris of Kiss My Tulle - November 8, 2011 - 10:12 pm

So sorry for you, sweetie. If you need anything (guests posts, venting-at-person) – just email.

Orly - November 8, 2011 - 11:22 pm

I am so sorry to hear about your grandma our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family x If you need anything please just holla x

Laurel G - November 9, 2011 - 2:50 am

I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

chandra ~ oh lovely day - November 9, 2011 - 4:30 pm

so sorry to hear! sending hugs your way. xx

Kate/MagnoliaRouge - November 9, 2011 - 7:44 pm

Sorry to hear this Colleen. Sending hugs xo

Melina - November 10, 2011 - 4:46 am

I am so sorry to hear of this! My heart and prayers are with you and your family. Grandmothers are such a blessing.

Erika {Borrowed&Bleu} - November 10, 2011 - 4:11 pm

So very sorry to hear about your grandmother – I hope you enjoyed your time spent with family!

Jenna @ Heartcarry Press - November 11, 2011 - 6:08 am

I’m so sorry Colleen- keeping you and your family in my prayers. If there’s anything I can do to help with the blog, always here.

Sarah {A Paper Proposal} - November 11, 2011 - 7:27 pm

I’m so sorry for your loss, Colleen.

Amma // Beyond Beyond - November 11, 2011 - 10:40 pm

Sorry for your loss and also as painful looking at the picture it seems that it was 94 amazing years of life and love. Best wishes to you and your family at this time x

Elizabeth | Bridal Musings - November 11, 2011 - 11:57 pm

Oh no, so sorry to hear that. She looks like a lovely, warm hearted woman, I’m sure you have so many fond memories of her. Treasure them. Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time.

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