Thursday, May 21, 2009

Meet Bonnie ({sweet})

Bonnie joined our family this past weekend.
She is a tomato plant.

The super-enthusiastic (!!!) sales lady gave me these care instructions:

Give it lots of water,
lots of sunlight,
lots of love,
(hope for the best,)
and it should bear some really sweet fruit.

I'm wondering:
was she really giving me advice about the plant
or about my boys in the shopping cart?

I guess it doesn't really matter -
in that regard, the tomatoes and the boys are about the same.
Except, of course, the boys are more delicious.
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To see more {sweet}ness, visit Beth's blog. Thanks for the challenge, Beth!

13 comments:

Mom 2 Four said...

Great post, love the photos. Your daughter is so sweet taking such care to plant the tomato!!

Jessi said...

Very sweet. I love the first shot, its really cool :)

Kathleen said...

Love your post and what SWEET memories you captured!

Easily Manipulated said...

How fun!!!! These photos are SO SWEET! Fabulous job!

Tiaras and Tantrums said...

oh I may have to steal this idea from you!

Elle said...

Loves me some tomatoes. I have 3 plants at the moment and am going for 7 more this weekend.

Anonymous said...

What an awesome tomato-plant grower Ashi is! He is superb. Green thumb. And yes, the boys are by far much more delicious. Love, Auntie AL

notionsbynique said...

Those pictures are precious! And yes, I'd say he is sweeter - by far!

april said...

Those are really sweet photos!

Heather D said...

Fabulous shots! And there is nothing NOTHING like a fresh, homegrown tomato. Yum!

Phyllis Sommer said...

i LOVE this set of pictures. this weekend is our tomato-planting weekend. maybe i'll get each kid their own pot....great idea:-)

Andrea said...

We have a couple tomato plants growing and my Asher loves to water them (I think our Ashers are really close in age-June '07 here-and my Asher had hair like your Asher until a month ago but now he has a summer do).

Alice said...

oh, how sweet! and i love the little dinosaur outfit, too! looks like you've got yourself a gardener on hand - great job!

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