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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Another milestone!

I just have to document and share this day. 
Today my son Alex graduated from 8th grade and is now moving into the big leagues of life!
To say he is not excited is an understatement.
Congrats young man, we are so very proud of you, and love you so much.
 I still see the baby face in him, that only a Mom can see.
Getting ready to receive his certificate.
I of course took other pics of him with his friends, but because I did not get permission to post them on my blog, I will skip that, just in case. Certainly respect others when it comes to blogging and posting pictures.
Speaking of which, blogger is still acting up for some.
Including me.  During my newbie party, I either had a problem leaving a comment, or it was Word verification that tripped me up.  Sorry If I missed you, my intent was good.



Blogger Melissa said...

Congratulations Mom!! He doesn't look a bit like you. ;)

June 2, 2011 at 4:26 PM  
Blogger Jane @ Jane's Junk and Treasures said...

Congrats to that very tall boy!!

June 2, 2011 at 4:28 PM  
Blogger Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Oh, you are a proud mama and I get to see y'all in person tomorrow. Can't wait!

June 2, 2011 at 4:36 PM  
Blogger Pamela said...

Congratulations to your handsome son!
Did you cry? I am always crying!!

June 2, 2011 at 4:36 PM  
Blogger Val said...

Congratulations, to your young man!!! You must be so proud!

June 2, 2011 at 4:39 PM  
Blogger Ricki Treleaven said...

He is a handsome young man! I know you are so proud. Your bangs are so cute, Debbie! You are *owning* them!!!

June 2, 2011 at 4:40 PM  
Blogger Jemsmom said...

Congratulations Alex! Wow, he is a tall kid! I bet he eats you out of house and home too! What a proud moment for you! Have a great weekend and be safe!

June 2, 2011 at 4:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thats a handsome young man you have,, grade eight graduation,, wow,, thats a big deal,, grown up night,,its been 17 years since my sons grade eight graduation,, my memories are ,, the boys looking so cool and dapper,, the girls so glammed up,, and all of them so grown up,, scary for mums and Dads,, lovely photo of you both,, you all have beautiful smiles,

June 2, 2011 at 5:00 PM  
Blogger Victoria said...

Is your son extremely tall for his age or are you a midget? He sure is a handsome one!!! He'll be fighting the girls off...or probably already is! My little 14 year old brother in law (yes, I have a BIL younger than my own kids...weird!) is 6 ft tall! My boys are all only 5'6 or 5'7 but their dad is short too.

Blogger is being weird, I'm still having to leave the box unchecked and I'm noticing my blog and many others say "Done but with errors on page" at the bottom. I don't know if that's just my computer or if others are getting it too!

Oh well, could be worse! Have a wonderful day Debbie and yay to that young man of yours!!!

June 2, 2011 at 5:02 PM  
Blogger NanaDiana said...

Congratulations to your boy! I know how proud you are of did good, did good! I'll bet you were the cutest Mom at the graduation!;>) Hugs- Diana

June 2, 2011 at 5:03 PM  
Blogger Ms. Bake-it said...

How handsome he looks! Congratulations Alex!

~ Tracy

June 2, 2011 at 5:03 PM  
Blogger Laurie in SC said...

Congratulations to your handsome son and your whole family, Debbie! My son, too, finished 8th grade today and is now a .....highschooler!!! Exciting times! Hope you enjoy this wonderful milestone!
Love Laurie from Scene of the Grime

June 2, 2011 at 5:05 PM  
Blogger Kelly said...

Many congratulations! What an exciting time.


June 2, 2011 at 5:24 PM  
Blogger Randi said...

Holy basketball player, Batman! He's only in 8th grade? I would have taken him for older than that. You'll have to fight off those high school girls! :) Congratulation to Alex and your family.

June 2, 2011 at 5:27 PM  
Blogger Yvonne@StyleBurb said...

What a good looking mom and son duo! I know how proud you feel, Debbie, my daughter graduated from eighth grade last year. Congraduation!

June 2, 2011 at 5:46 PM  
Blogger Glenda/MidSouth said...

Congratulations to your son! Great Mother and Son picture.

June 2, 2011 at 5:53 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Congratulations to your boy. Isn't it funny how they get taller than you so quickly? LOL!

June 2, 2011 at 5:55 PM  
Blogger DIYbyDesign said...

Congratulations! My Alex will be graduating 8th grade in a few weeks also. How lucky are you that school is over already. They drag it out to the end of June where I live.

June 2, 2011 at 6:01 PM  
Blogger laxsupermom said...

Congrats! 8th grade graduation is a huge step, because the rest of the way counts towards something. My boys have 3 weeks yet, but can't wait til vacation starts. Thanks for sharing.

June 2, 2011 at 6:07 PM  
Blogger Blondie's Journal said...

Congratulations to your son...he looks handsome and grown up!


June 2, 2011 at 6:10 PM  
Blogger Keetha Broyles said...

Don't blink mom - - - 'cause when you do, he'll be graduating from high school!!!

June 2, 2011 at 6:12 PM  
Blogger Blessed Serendipity said...

Congratulations to your son. I am sure that you are very proud of him.


June 2, 2011 at 6:21 PM  
Blogger Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Great photo, Debbie...a moment in time! Congratulations to Alex!!

June 2, 2011 at 6:22 PM  
Blogger Becca Bertotti said...

Congrats on your "baby" boy's graduation !! Great pic of the two of you !!

June 2, 2011 at 6:30 PM  
Blogger Traci said...

Awwwww..special times! Congratulations to Mom and Son!!

June 2, 2011 at 6:41 PM  
Blogger rjerdee said...

Ahhh, such a cute boy! Congrats to your whole family.
Blogger seems to be improving but all the bugs haven't been worked out yet...

June 2, 2011 at 6:46 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

Awww, congratulations to Alex! You must be so proud. That's a beautiful picture of mother & son. Alex is very handsome & I'm guessing very tall too. :)

June 2, 2011 at 6:51 PM  
Blogger d e l i g h t said...

Very handsome young man and wonderful picture with his mother! Congratulations to him on this special day!

June 2, 2011 at 6:55 PM  
Blogger ~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Give him an extra pat on the back for all of us! I know you're proud of him! He sure is TALL, isn't he! ♥

June 2, 2011 at 7:06 PM  
Blogger Crystal @ Ordinary Days said...

Congrats to your special guy today!! We had a milestone at our house today too! So glad you mentioned that about the pictures. I always want so badly to post pictures of my girls with their friends but don't because I don't know how the other children's parents would feel about it. Enjoy your summer with your boys. I know you will!!! :)

June 2, 2011 at 7:12 PM  
Blogger Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Congratulations to your son. Such a milestone in life. I love the pic of the two of you. Perfect. Hugs, Marty

June 2, 2011 at 7:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations to your son. They grow up so fast. Great photo of the two of you.

June 2, 2011 at 7:51 PM  
Blogger ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

CONGRATS to Alex!! Love the picture of the two of you, such a handsome young man and his pretty mama!!

June 2, 2011 at 8:21 PM  
Blogger Pam Kessler said...

Congratulations. You certainly don't look old enough to have a kid in High School next in the fall.

June 2, 2011 at 8:25 PM  
Blogger Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...


So sweet it is!
You have two good looking children.
Alex is quite tall next to you.

I don't think your bangs look too bad. I love your doo. I only wish I had straight hair. I would be sporting the same look.

Congrats to your son! Have a safe trip tomorrow. How sweet to be getting together with Kim.


June 2, 2011 at 8:37 PM  
Blogger lvroftiques said...

Awwww congratulations to Alex! That is a huge and wonderful milestone! So exciting! They grow up so fast! Vanna

June 2, 2011 at 8:38 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Congrats!! Wow, he is one tall 8th grader. I can see the family resemblance. LOL Good looking boy you have.

June 2, 2011 at 9:10 PM  
Blogger FLOWERSHOPGURL said...

Wow Debbie he is so handsome. Congratulations to you and your son, way to go, off to high school!
Have a great visit with Kim!

June 2, 2011 at 9:25 PM  
Blogger The Polka Dot Closet said...

Congratulations! You were the prettiest Mom there! Have fun tomorrow....I just looked at Kims blog and she has her house squeaky clean!....Keep it that way LOL!


June 2, 2011 at 9:37 PM  
Blogger Something Nice and Pretty said...

Adorable Deb, yep, they grow up fast in my opinion:) Have fun with Kim, can't wait to see some pics!


June 2, 2011 at 9:49 PM  
Blogger Something Nice and Pretty said...

Adorable Deb, yep, they grow up fast in my opinion:) Have fun with Kim, can't wait to see some pics!


June 2, 2011 at 9:49 PM  
Blogger Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said...

Such an exciting time for you and your son! Good luck in h.s.!


June 2, 2011 at 9:51 PM  
Blogger Daniella said...

Congratulations Alex!
don't cry too much Debbie!

June 2, 2011 at 9:56 PM  
Blogger La said...

Congratulations, Alex! Debbie, you have a freshman in the house! Have a great summer!

June 2, 2011 at 9:56 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

He's going to be a charmer. Watch out you will have the girls giggling on your front steps really soon, if not already.

I, too, am having the blogger nasties going on here. Hope they get it fixed soon. But, did you see the news article about some Chinese Hacker braking in the Google on the government accounts. Guess they have their hand full with more important stuff than us lady bloggers.

June 2, 2011 at 10:08 PM  
Blogger Pam - @diy Design Fanatic said...

Congratulations to Alex!!! High School is a fun ride! I know he will do well!

June 2, 2011 at 10:34 PM  
Blogger Allyson Pecilunas said...

Congratulations!! High school is so much fun!! :) Have fun meeting Kim tomorrow!!

June 2, 2011 at 10:54 PM  
Blogger Debbiedoos said...

Thanks everyone, I appreciate your sweet comments, and Alex certainly does too.

June 2, 2011 at 11:07 PM  
Blogger Lizabeth said...

Congratulations to you both! Ahh time flies by too quickly! Enjoy!

June 2, 2011 at 11:16 PM  
Blogger Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Happy Graduation to your handsome son! Congratulations to the proud Mom & Dad :D

June 2, 2011 at 11:23 PM  
Blogger At The Picket Fence said...

Congrats to all of you! To your handsome young man for this milestone and congrats to mom and dad for getting him there! :-)

June 2, 2011 at 11:34 PM  
Blogger Kellie Collis said...

Congratulations! All the best to your guy! Enjoy the weekend ahead, Kellie xx

June 3, 2011 at 12:33 AM  
Blogger xinex said...

Congrats to the newly graduate and good luck in his coming HS years!...Christine

June 3, 2011 at 1:09 AM  
Blogger Terriea Kwong said...

Congrats smart young man and sweet young mom. It's a milestone marked. Looking back time flies. Wishing days ahead are as sweet.

June 3, 2011 at 3:13 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Debbie, how they grow so fast... You must be very proud.


June 3, 2011 at 9:01 AM  
Blogger The Tuscan Home said...

Congratulations to Alex! You two look so sweet together. =)

Have a great weekend! XOXO ~Liz

June 3, 2011 at 9:26 AM  
Blogger At The Picket Fence said...

Awww, Debbie. It goes by so quicklly doesn't it!? He is such a handsome young man! Congratulations to Alex! May his high school years be full of fun, learning and great memories!


P.S....Have fun with Kim! I am SOOOO jealous of each of you for getting to see the other. ;)

June 3, 2011 at 9:31 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness he is gorgeous!! your baby is growing up into a handsome young MAN! the bangs,you did a great job, I'm always cutting my own hair,I have cut MrNL's for 25 years.
Have a great fun weekend!
ps..if blogger doesn't get all these "bugs" out I'm going to pull my hair out instead of cuttin' it,teehehehe

June 3, 2011 at 10:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations Alex and Mom!
Love the photo of the two of you...definitely frame worthy.:-)

June 3, 2011 at 10:13 AM  
Blogger Susan Freeman said...

Congrats to Alex!

Susan and Bentley

June 3, 2011 at 11:34 AM  
Blogger Peggy said...

Congratulations to your son! I love the picture of the two of you, and you know they'll always be our babies; mine just turned 40.Have a great weekend. Peggy

June 3, 2011 at 11:55 AM  
Blogger Screaming Sardine said...

CONGRATS!! That's a very special time. Enjoy!

Tracy Screaming Sardine

June 3, 2011 at 12:44 PM  
Blogger Honey at 2805 said...

What a sweet picture. Be careful, he will soon be getting the next one...much sooner than you want.

June 3, 2011 at 2:37 PM  
Blogger Katherines Corner said...

Congratulations to Alex ( and you too) Hugs and happy Friday

June 3, 2011 at 4:27 PM  
Blogger Donnie said...

What a proud day for both of you.

June 3, 2011 at 5:05 PM  
Blogger Life in Rehab said...

Are you sure that's your kid? I see no resemblance.

Congratulations on making it to high school!

June 3, 2011 at 5:11 PM  
Blogger Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

Congrats to Alex! You are such a proud Mom and rightfully so! He is a handsome boy, watch out for those girls!!!!!! XO, Pinky

June 3, 2011 at 6:40 PM  
Blogger Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Congratulations to your handsome son :o)
Wow! seriously, I agree with... and was about to say the same thing as Victoria! before I read what she wrote... Your son is so tall or you are so petite! :o) You both look awesome.
(Our kids will always be our babies :o)

Blessings & Aloha!
Thank you for stopping by! I am (as is pretty much my mode of operation-catching up on my return "thank you" visits! :o)

June 3, 2011 at 7:20 PM  
Blogger All That Glitters said...

Congrats!!!! I swear he looks like a different kid!

June 4, 2011 at 12:14 AM  
Blogger Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...


June 4, 2011 at 8:33 AM  
Blogger alifebeautified said...

Congratulations to Alex. You must be so proud!

June 4, 2011 at 8:40 AM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Handsome man you've got there, it surely goes to fast!

June 4, 2011 at 11:49 AM  
Blogger Liesl said...

What a handsome young man your son is...CONGRATULATIONS on his 8th grade graduation!!! I still remember mine even though it was soooo many years ago...wonderful things are ahead for him!

Liesl :)

June 5, 2011 at 1:44 PM  
Blogger Jon'el said...

Congratulations to you and your son!

June 6, 2011 at 5:17 PM  

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