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Mamie's Garden

Happy Monday to you all. Wow is it a beautiful morning here in Arkansas. I am enjoying my hot cup of coffee on the deck this morning as I write this post. The birds are chirping so loud and I think today is going to be a good day. Spring is such an amazing time. We go through so many months where everything is brown and dead and then it seems like right in front of your eyes you can see the trees turning green and the plant budding out. Mamie's garden is bursting with blooms. The hot pink azaleas were the first to show their colors. Mom and Brit planted 200 pink tulip bulbs last fall while I was working a wedding. It has been such a surprise watching them pop up all around the walkway and by Mamie's bench. Everyday Taylor and I walk out to see what else is about to bloom. It is exciting to us to see new life in the garden. There are bee's buzzing around gathering nectar and we have already seen 2 butterflies fluttering around. The garden has been our little baby from planting , watering and now taking care of them. It brings us hope that good things are in the future for us. We feel extremely close to our sweet Mamie while working, sitting or whatever we might be doing in the garden. It is her garden :) I took some pictures about a week or so ago and really need to take more because so much has changed already. The light pink azaleas have buds all over them. I think they might bloom by the end of the week. My grandparents would be so proud. Mom (my grandmother) always had the most beautiful flowers. I think that is where I get my love for gardening. Thanks Mom :) I hope you all can soak in this beautiful morning and be thankful for all that God has given us. - Sarah
This wind chime was given to us from some of Taylor's parents friends in Dumas. The sound it makes grabs every one's attention when they come by the house. The sound is so peaceful.
This is a humming bird feeder Alyson gave us for the garden. Just waiting for my little friends to get here. :)


  1. Beautiful! I love Mamie's Garden! Lynette

  2. mamie's garden is so beautiful!!!

  3. So pretty Sarah! I can't wait to see it in person- hopefully sometime soon:) What a beautiful garden for a beautiful baby girl. Love you all and think of sweet Mamie every day.

  4. Sarah, I love following your photography blog and peeking in here once in a while too. I love Mamie's Garden, and I want you to know that thinking of it makes me feel peaceful too. I'm sending love and peaceful thoughts your way today and often. Thank you so much for sharing this.

  5. the garden is so beautiful sarah. what a beautiful way to honor such a beautiful baby. still thinking of you.
    allison & josh


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