‘The Pioneer Woman’ Ree Drummond’s Saddest Moments

by Jeremy Spirogis
The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond

The Pioneer Woman star Ree
has shared her joys, triumphs, and sorrows together with her devoted followers.
Here are a number of the saddest moments Drummond shared through the years.

Ree Drummond shared a second of grief she skilled after her mother-in-law died

The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond | Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Hearst
The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond | Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Hearst

Drummond shared together with her followers an sudden second of grief she skilled after catching the ending of the 1998 movie Hope Floats. She says the movie reminds her of when she had film evening with Ladd’s mom, Nan Drummond. They noticed Hope Floats collectively and made some extent to observe it at any time when it was on TV. Drummond says when the film aired after her mother-in-law handed away, and he or she started to cry. Here’s what Drummond posted on Instagram:

A few years after Ladd and I have been married, his mother and I rented a film (VHS!) and watched it one evening. It starred Sandra Bullock and Harry Connick, Jr. and we liked each minute of it. Just a few years later, she was attempting to recollect the identify of the film as a result of she wished to observe it once more.

“Remember that movie we watched that one time?” she stated. “It was called ‘Ship of Hope’ or something?” I believed she was speaking about Titanic. But then she stated one thing in regards to the man who wore a cowboy hat who’s a singer in actual life, and I used to be completely confused.

After about thirty minutes, I lastly discovered she was speaking about “Hope Floats.” We cracked up about Ship of Hope for years, and at all times watched it collectively at any time when we caught it on TV. I simply seen it was on today, so I watched the final half hour and was a sobbing, blubbering mess. A totally sudden, out-of-the-blue second of grief…however a candy one, too.

Ree Drummond’s canine died

Drummond introduced the demise of her beloved basset hound Charlie in 2017. She liked Charlie a lot she even launched a sequence of youngsters’s books based mostly on his adventures. She additionally opened an ice cream store named after him. Charlie died after a protracted battle with lymphoma. Drummond posted a heartfelt farewell to him on The Pioneer Woman weblog.

Yesterday after church, it turned very clear that the appropriate time had come. Our great native vet, Dr. Jan, who has taken care of Charlie since he was a pup, got here out to the home so Charlie wouldn’t have to go away the ranch.

It was peaceable and quiet, and since Alex is residence from school, she acquired to say goodbye to him. I’ve sobbed on and off ever since, principally due to all the nice recollections of the very best canine a household might ever, ever have. He lived a full life out right here with the cows and the rabbits, and I’m so grateful he was ours.

Ladd Drummond’s grandmother died

Ladd Drummond’s grandmother, Edna, handed away in 2018. Ree
Drummond posted a tribute to Edna on Facebook,
praising her magnificence and energy. “Edna Mae was lovely, hardworking,
supportive, sturdy, and selfless,” wrote Drummond. “She was right here for my
mother-in-law Nan’s battle with most cancers—by her facet till the day she died.”

Ree Drummond despatched Paige Drummond off to varsity

Ree Drummond with her family | Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The Pioneer Woman MagazineRee Drummond with her family | Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The Pioneer Woman Magazine
Ree Drummond together with her household | Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The Pioneer Woman Magazine

In August 2018, Drummond shared the heartache she felt after
seeing her daughter Paige off to varsity. Although the Food Network star felt
pleasure about her daughter shifting on to a different stage in life, she was additionally unhappy to
let her go. Here’s what she posted on Instagram:

Red nostril, trembling chin, tight throat, aching coronary heart. Leaving your youngster at school is not any picnic. I’ve executed it as soon as earlier than and thought perhaps this time could be a bit of simpler. I feel it’s a bit of tougher. But by all of the tears, I see this clearly: What a pleasure it’s to usher her into the following stage of her life. Paige, I’m so grateful to be your mother.

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