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November 29th, 2009, 05:55 PM
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Hi Moms -

I wanted to share this with everyone because I am so excited! We FINALLY planted a tree in memory of Noah in our backyard! It took us a long time to find the perfect one and both Nate and I feel this is it.

This one is called "Little Gem Magnolia" and although you can't see any of the flowers in bloom right now, this tree produces what I think are the most gorgeous, cream-colored, BIG flowers I've ever seen. What is also appropriate to me is the name "Little Gem", because although his life was short, Noah WAS a "Little Gem."

In addition, I found a beautiful lawn ornament that I will purchase sometime to put under the tree. It's of a little boy pulling a little girl in a wagon. I think the symbolism fits just perfectly.

Here's a picture of the tree we picked out. I can't wait for the flowers to bloom

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November 29th, 2009, 06:20 PM
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Beautiful. I can't wait to see pictures of it in bloom.
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November 29th, 2009, 06:59 PM
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I love it! Please post pictures of it in bloom!
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November 29th, 2009, 07:25 PM
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oh it's gorgeous! I'm so glad you got it!
And I'd love to know where you found that lawn ornament.
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November 29th, 2009, 11:10 PM
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aww hun its perfect
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November 30th, 2009, 08:05 AM
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It's great!
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December 1st, 2009, 05:58 AM
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It's perfect. My coworkers all bought us a weeping cherry tree to plant in our yard in memory of Evan. It is really pretty in the spring when it blooms. I will have to post pictures of it!!! They also got us a lawn statue of a little boy wearing a baseball hat to go near the tree!!

Barb I think the Little Gem is a perfect memorial tree for Noah and the Lawn ornament sounds perfect too! So glad you and nate finally found it!!!!
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December 1st, 2009, 06:54 AM
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Barb, it's just beautiful!!! I'm so happy for you and Nate. I can't wait to see pictures too!!
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December 1st, 2009, 06:36 PM
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Oh! So beautiful! That's great!
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December 2nd, 2009, 12:38 PM
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That is so beautiful! The only thing I have in remembrance of my Noah is a park bench at the zoo. I would love to have a tree.
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