Friday, December 12, 2008

A Horrible Tragedy...


This past Sunday, Meredith's best friend Amber and her 3 beautiful kids were in a horrible car accident on Sunday evening heading back home from a birthday party at the 380/Lake Forest intersection in McKinney, TX. Meredith is our Texas Fashion Consultant, and one of the best people you will ever know.

It is with a very sad and heavy heart to report that 4 year old Brett (Meredith's 4 year old daughter, Paige's best friend) wasn't able to fight through his injuries and passed away at 2:47 am Monday morning.

Amber's 8 year old son Andrew has a serious injury to his shin which will require several surgeries to repair the damage; he has had two so far with another tomorrow.

Thankfully, Amber and her 2 year old daughter, Danielle were not injured in the accident.

You can visit the family's website here, and also read articles about the crash here and here.

The Burdick Family needs our help.  Amber's husband Chris, is a truck driver and does not earn money unless he is driving, and he needs to be home with his family for some time.  Asides from living expenses, the family was not yet finished with Christmas shopping.  

My heart is just breaking for this lovely family.  Looking at the picture of sweet Brett, I can't even begin to imagine how Amber and Chris are feeling.  I will be auctioning three one of a kind pieces here on my blog on Tuesday.  Items can be bid on, by posting a comment.  All the money earned will go directly to the Burdick family.  

I will also be sending clothing and toys for Danielle and Andrew.  Please bid generously for this grieving family.  And if you have time to pick up an item for Danielle or Andrew for Christmas, that would be just wonderful.  Every child deserves a beautiful Christmas, and this one will be harder than ever for all of them.  You can also go into any Wells Fargo bank in the USA, and make a donation to the family.  

I know that this is a tight time of year for everyone, but please if you can do anything at all to help the Burdick family.  Give whatever you can, pick up a toy while you are out at Target, donate $5, bid on the items here next week.  At the end of the day, we are all people with families we love, just think about if this was your son or daughter.

I hate to leave you with this sad thought for the weekend, but I know I can count on all of you to help.


  1. This is so very sad. You are so sweet to do something special for this family. Hugs to you and Meredith who is also one very sweet lady.

  2. Please email me and let me know what I can do to help. My husband also drives a truck, so I know all to well what it is like if they aren't working.



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