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Friday, January 10, 2014

how much? ...

The very first time I made my grandson a 'dippy egg & toast soldiers' for breakfast
he looked at the toast soldiers and said
"Oh ... French fries" :-)
I laughed so hard, gave him a kiss and said
"How much do I love you?"
to which he replied,
{he's got that right} :-D
How much?
is now a game we play ...
so when I started to make bunny egg cozies
{getting a jump start on Easter AND thinking of ways to use up minute amounts of wool}
I knew that at least one of the cozies had to ask the question  'how much'?
this much?
Take my love,
multiply it
by infinity
and take it
to the depths of forever ...
and you will still
have only a glimpse
of how I feel
for you


Julie Marie said...

Oh Deb, these are so adorable!... how I wish I knew how to craft like you do!... I just sent you a big email... just ordered Stampers Sampler... those bunnies are sooo cute and I love the story behind them... your grandson sounds so precious!... also love your pretty blue and white striped cup... and another lovely quote to post in my journal... xoxo Julie Marie

Mereknits said...

Oh my goodness Deb, they are darling. He is going to love them.

Blondie's Journal said...

I love your love of all things small, the bunnies are just so precious! And your grandson sounds so sweet. My kids and I used to go back and forth with "I love you more" over and over. To my delight I found an engraved key chain to give my 22 year old daughter. It's engraved: "I love you more" How great was that?

I love this quote. Beautiful!


Country Gal said...

Oh I haven't heard the dippy egg and toast soldiers expression for years . That's what my mum called them . Lovely post and photos soo cute ! Gona be a mild melty rainy sloppy weekend for us here . Thanks for sharing . Have a good weekend .

Deb said...

thank you for your lovely e-mail Julie Marie ♥
You will love the Stampers' Sampler - filled with pages of inspiration.
The little blue & white cup is cornishware & my childhood tea cup from England (safe to say it is 'vintage' as it's over 50 years old) :-D & my grandson ...precious xo

Deb said...

hi Meredith ~ I think they will probably become finger puppets once breakfast is finished :-D

Deb said...

thank you for sharing your sweet love you more story jane ~ your key chain find was meant to be ♥ such a precious keepsake.

Deb said...

hi country gal ~ I always say you can take the girl out of England but never England out of the girl :-)

Jeanne said...

So sweet and I love this quote so very much indeed.

Love and hugs and smiles across the miles. Love Jeanne

kristieinbc said...

What a fun story! The bunny egg cosies are adorable!

Deb said...

thanks Jeanne ♥

Deb said...

thank you Kristie ♥ the bunnies knit up really fast & I think I now have one for everyone :-)our Easter breakfast table will be the bunny trail!

Lynda said...

These are so adorable, Deb! xo

Deb said...

thank you Lynda ♥

Monica said...

Simply adorable! No other words! :)

Deb said...

thank you Monica ~ I could make them all day ~ too much fun!