Down a dirt road, past fields and deep woods ~
stands a humble little farmhouse wearing chippy white paint and a rusty tin roof...
it's here at our beloved Notforgotten Farm that you will find us...chasing our kittens, puttering in the herb gardens, or talking to the trees.

Our Needlework Shop & Studio
is located here at our farm:
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, Virginia 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email ~

Due to Covid-19 Health restrictions, the Shop & Studio at Notforgotten Farm is CLOSED until further notice...

Our ETSY Shop is Always Open!
visit our Etsy Shop by clicking on any one of the thumbnail photos below or going to

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

~ This Girl... ~

Yes, this girl.

our heart and light of our lives ~ 
... you are 23 today!

where does the time go?

her 16th birthday celebration

 always exuberant ~ and full-spirited!

she learned this from her father, not me.

 ~ wide-eyed and forever smiling ~

and full of surprises too ~

you have grown into such a wonderful young woman ~
caring, loving, deeply compassionate and kind.
you make us so very proud....
surprising us again at her graduation by decorating her cap with gratitude ~

always ready for an adventure and up for mostly anything...
you are our best friend and go-to fun-person!

and we thank you for loving us ~
and wanting to share your life with us as you begin yours...

Happiest Birthdays to you ~ 
may your every wish come true!

May your life be filled with deep love and sublime happiness and remember this:
YOU will change this world one day.
Mom & Dad 

Blessings from the Farm
 ~ Lori


  1. Happy 23rd Birthday, Hannah! Wishing you all the best in life!

  2. Happy Birthday dear has been such a pleasure seeing you grow up through your mom's have been blessed with wonderful parents and have certainly done them are a treasure! wishing you all the best...always...

  3. Happy Birthday Hannah!! Fabulous pictures!!! Great job Lori and should be so proud!!!

  4. Happy Bday Hannah! Make it a great one!! My only DD just turned 23 in Oct, like all Moms I cannot believe y'all are all growed up!! :)

  5. Hapoy birthday, hannah!
    What a sweet girl,,,, beautiful smile!!

  6. Happy Birthday to a very special young woman !!!!

  7. She sure has your smile Lori. Happy Birthday Hannah.

  8. Happy Birthday, to your beautiful girl!


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