Monday, June 7, 2010

Celebration of life...and the winner!

Dear sweet friends,

Please forgive my unexpected delay in announcing the Lisa Leonard Designs winner,
Congratulations to
Mandi @ finding home!!!!
(actually DOUBLE congratulations- Mandi is also going to be a new mommy!)

My beloved uncle passed away this weekend after a long, difficult battle with M.S..
I am now back home (in Texas) where I will remain this week for my uncle's
"Celebration of life"!

I look forward to sharing a few happy things with you next week!

Lots of love and many Blessings,


  1. Jill- I am so sorry to hear about your uncle but I love that you are celebrating his life! That is wonderful and a perfect way to remember a loved one. We should all do that, dear friend. Big Hugs to you! Oh, congratulations to Mandi! Lori

  2. Oh so sorry about your uncle. love that you will be celebrating his life. That's awesome. Congrats to the winner. Perfect for a new mommy:)

  3. i'm so sorry for the loss of your beloved uncle, but so glad that he's not in pain anymore and that he's Home. i think a celebration of life sounds like the perfect way to celebrate him. take care!

  4. Please accept my deepest sorrow and regrets for you recent loss, My Father has M.S. He is in a type of remission. What an awesome testimony too his Life. Celebrating Your Uncle. Many Blessing and prayers of comfort to your family, Deborah

  5. I am praying for you and your family, Jill, as you begin the journey of grieving the loss of your uncle. Glad your can be with your family right now.

  6. oh, dear friend.
    my love and prayers are with you.

  7. Sending best wishes your way as you celebrate your uncle's life. All your preparations for the wedding in your previous post were so beautiful. A celebration of love and now a celebration of a life. Many blessings to you and yours, Tammy

  8. Sending hugs and prayers. So sorry to hear of your families loss.

  9. I'm so sorry to hear about your Uncle.. Prayers to you & your family!

  10. I;m so sorry about yours and your family's loss!

  11. I am sorry for your families loss... I pray that your family will find peace in the midst of celebrating his life! Blessings to you!

  12. I am sorry to hear about your loss... but I love how you are having a "celebration" of life. Thinking of you. xoxo

  13. I am so sorry for your loss. My uncle lost a battle with ALS a number of years ago. These are such horrible diseases. I am thinking of you and your family!!!
    Welcome back to our wonderful state.
    xxxx kim


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