Sunday, June 19, 2011

for my dad

As a little girl, he was the one I ran to when I got hurt.  There is something about your dad that is instantly comforting.  Even now, just hearing his voice on the other end of the phone at the end of a bad day feels reassuring.  He reminds me that I'm loved, that he's proud and that what matters most in life are the people you love and the ones who love you. 

When I have big news, when I need encouragement, or when I just want to talk, he is always there. 

As a little girl I worshipped him.  And as an adult, I treasure all that he is in my life and all that he is for my boys.  Seeing the love in his eyes when he looks at them warms my heart.  He loves them wholeheartedly and unconditionally...the way he's always loved me. 

When I was growing up, he always told me, {and he still tells me now} "I love you very much, no matter what".  Isn't that all our children need?  To know that they are loved and that there is nothing that can take that away?  That kind of love gives a child confidence in who they are and where they come from and that kind of love has gotten me through tough times as an adult, too.

I don't think little girls ever outgrow their daddy.  I know I'll never outgrow mine.

I love you so much matter what.

Happy Father's Day.


  1. I completely understand the way you feel whole heartedly.
    Visiting from Tatertots and Jello, but now a follower of your fun blog. :)

  2. So sweety stated Amber.
    Have a lovely week!

  3. Visiting from TT&J! I am LOVING your blog!!!

  4. I love you shop! Sent your way by TT&J!

  5. What an incredibly sweet post. I'm also equally blessed to have such a great father :) Happy Monday!

  6. Found your blog thru TT&J! Love your products!

  7. heard about you from tatertots&jello and boy am I glad I popped over-- i loved your father's day post! I feel the same about my dad.... what a sweet photo! I need to have a picture taken like that w/ my dad that will look good black and white :) Love your jewelry!

  8. Another new follower! I'm so glad TT&J sent me over. I can already tell that I am going to LOVE reading your blog.

    I had to comment on this post in particular. All I saw was the picture, your dad has the kindest eyes. Such a sweet post. Thank you for sharing!

    side note: I can't seem to comment with my blogger?

  9. Visiting from Tatertots and Jello! Excited to have found another fun blog!

    Beautifully written post!

  10. Visiting from TT&J! Love your blog, will be a follower after today. You make beautiful jewelry, you are very talented. Thanks for sharing it.

    Vicky T
    Phoenix, AZ

  11. what a handsome fellow your Dad. Congratulations.

  12. TT&J sent me over to check out your blog I am loving it and became a follower.

    Rhonda @ The Messy Roost

  13. New follower visiting from TT&J. That is a super cute photo of you and your dad.

  14. I love your jewelry. The simplicity of the designs totally works for me! I'm visiting from Tatertots & Jell-o, BTW.

  15. new follower from tatertots and jello. beautiful post and beautiful jewelry!

  16. Hi Amber-
    Read this post before I found the fab giveaway on tt&j. Love the connection between you and your dad! Thanks for sharing!!


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