Thursday, October 23, 2008

Show and Tell Friday

(Sorry for the sideways picture)

As I was trying to decide what to share today, I started looking around my home. What item to share? With Thanksgiving coming up next month, I decided on this litle bowl.

My husband is in the Navy, and works with the Seabees. I am always looking for bee items to decorate with. You would be surprised at the amount of bee stuff some of the wives have!!

I was given this bowl by the Captains wife as a welcome to Guam gift, where we are currently stationed. Whenever I look at the "Bee thankful" it reminds me of what my husband and the other men in the military do. And I am thankful for my Seabee. It also reminds me to be thankful for the friendships I make a long the way. We are very far from home, but we have made so many wonderful friends in our military career, and we haven't even been in that long!!


Grammy said...

What a wonderful treasure.
Have a great week,

Manuela said...

That was such a nice gift - what a cute bowl! We're all greatful for our military men and women!


Hootin' Anni said...

Love this!!! What a fabulous idea. Seabees...and then, everything bees.
My hubby is an old salt from the 'old Navy'.

My show n tell is finally posted on the hub...come on over if you can find time. Happy weekend to you too.

ceekay said...

How sweet the story behind the bowl. Please tell your husband for my family how much we appreciate his sacrifice.

Chez Nous said...

What a lovely Show & Tell and you'll always have the memory of how you came by the bowl each time you look at it.

Please take a look at last Monday's
Simple Woman's Daybook entry on my blog if you'd like another idea for preserving your memories as you move with the military.

Melissa Wertz said...

Very lovely. And a wonderful memory.

Constance said...

I love the connection of Bees and the Seabees! I NEVER would have thought of that! Cute bowl too! I love the reminders of Beeing thankful!

Last week I shared about my Grandma's trunk, the "before restoration" photos. I got it back and I have posted its transformation on today's S&T.

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

What a great story and how you've connect "be" and seabees too.
Thanks for sharing and have a great day!

Mrs. Miles said...

what a terrific gift, so pretty! I think bees are beautiful. We sure take them for granted. I read a book all about bees and it was fascinating.

Thanks for sharing, glad I came over.

~ Barb

Grandma Faith said...

I enjoyed your post. You have such a good attitude about traveling with your husband. I appreciate his service. Your plate is pretty and carries a great message.

Lady Katherine said...

You have a wonderful treasure, and an honor. Military men and women and thier familys give us all so much. We are grateful, my family and I.

Tammy said...

Sweet bowl, and what a nice gesture of friendship it was!

Linda C said...

I think your bowl is really sweet. Thanks for sharing how special it is to you:)
~Linda C

Susie Homemaker said...

Please tell your husband WE are thankful for him and what he does for Our Country. Blessings to you and your family...

Warm Regards,

Kathy said...

A great bee bowl you have! Thanks to both of you for your dedication to serving the USA.

Alice said...

I am thankful for your Seabee also...and for you and the sacrifices you both make for our country. Thank you.

And, I love your bowl :)

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