Saturday, February 28, 2015

broken, but not defeated

You may recall my Christmas fail picture I posted on Facebook on, well, Christmas.  If not, here's a refresher.  My beloved Lolita piano wine glass:

You may even recall spying it in the following picture.  Cheryl, you know who you are.

Yes, I used it.  I do that with my wine glasses.  Even my favorite ones that I don't want broken.

Philly glued it back together for me, and it fell apart again.  I was a picture of desolation.  The glass is discontinued, so it's no longer available.

Unless you find one on ebay.  

Or, dare I whisper it....two....

Let me just say that Philly is rocking the Best Husband Ever title.

Because now I've got an awesome pair.  Of glasses.

He was very concerned they might not be perfect.  I'm thinking one piece is better than five any day of the week.

Unless you're talking pizza.  Or brownies.  Or pie.

So, what did I do to celebrate?  I poured myself some Pinot Grigio, of course.  I've got a spare glass now.

Besides, life is far too short not to enjoy a few of my favorite things.

Now go forth, and use something you've been saving for a special occasion.  Today is that day.  And you're worth it.

In other news, my mom is in the hospital.  My love for her is beyond words.  I believe in the power of prayer.  Anything you have to send her way will be appreciated beyond belief.



  1. Prayers for your momma. Always great to find spares.....enjoy your wine!

  2. If you kept a bowl of sand handy to prop it in, I am pretty sure you could still use that glass. Good thoughts for your mom! (Eddie's Bud bud) <3

  3. Any mom who rocks a beer and a dog gets all the good juju.

  4. Kudos on the new glasses.
    Prayers and positive energy for your mom!!!

  5. Lighting a candle and sending prayers to your entire family.
    Wishing a speedy recovery and healing vibes to your Mom.
    Linda C in Seattle

  6. I am sorry to hear about your mum, prayers being sent your way............our mums are so important for us

  7. Lots of love to your mama. Phil is a good husband and clearly understands happy wife = happy life.

  8. So sorry to hear about your mom. Hope it's nothing too serious! Clearly, Eddie loves her too. Prayers coming her way.

  9. And the best husband ever award goes to...

    Sorry to read about your mom. I hope she'll be better soon.

  10. I am so sorry to read about your Mom, I hope she is better soon. My condolences for your sister in law too. Aww Andi I will pray for your family my heart goes out to you all!

  11. Your husband is the best! Now, throw away that broken one already!! I guess he bought you two, so you wouldn't have to worry so much about breaking the new one! ha! Hope your mom gets well soon!

  12. I know who I am. I love those glasses! Way to go, Philly!

    And prayers for your mom coming from Wisconsin, also.

  13. I'm praying for your Mother. Be strong Andi.

  14. Awww, look at your sweet mom! How's she doing? Sending love and prayer your way.
    Good boy, Philly.

  15. definitely praying for your mom! keep us updated

  16. Prayers for your Mom are on their way.

  17. Well I'm a little behind, obviously! I'm glad your wine glass inventory is increased and I hope your mom is doing well.

  18. Hoping your mom is on the mend. My prayers are with her Andi. BTW those wine glasses rock!

  19. I know any mama who has Eddie in one arm and a Bud Light in the other will be out of the hospital in no time. She's got things to do.

  20. Love the glasses Andi! and so sweet that your hubby got more! :) Sorry to hear about your Mom...I am hoping that she is all better now!! xoxo


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