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Saturday, December 15, 2007


THERE'S JUST NOTHING LIKE GOOD FRIENDS...........and that's a fact !
This was sitting on my front porch when I went out to get the mail. My heart started racing, my blood pounding, beads of sweat popped out on my brow, I think I passed a little gas......

NO WHERE ON THE PACKAGE did it say "DO NOT OPEN 'TIL CHRISTMAS" and, oh, I just ripped that paper off. Now, what could be in these 2, cutely wrapped gifts?? I LOVE GETTING PRESENTS IN THE MAIL !!

By this time, I could see that it was from my good, good friend, SHEILA. Oh, and she sends the BEST gifts......

What a precious, round box...and there's a little one just like it !!!???!! What could be inside??
Would you just look at these PRECIOUS little dessert plates!!?!! AND, coasters?? How cute are those!

I want you to see them up close...such CUTE sayings on each one.

OH...and these !! These little coasters to match each plate. I am just tickled to death with such a cute and thoughtful gift from such a good friend. When my friends come over for lunch and cards, we will sure use these for our dessert and drinks.....
Oh, I love them all, Sheila, my friend. Thank you soooo much. You know me like a book and I love that!! Mostly, tho, I love YOU!! I am blessed !



Marcela said...

Hi my friend
What a beautiful gift!!!!
I love those plates!!!!!WOW....
It'is great to start the day with such beautiful gift!!!

Kisses to you. Have a wonderful day!

Cottage Contessa said...

Now those are some SERIOUSLY cute plates! The one that says her fav thing to make for dinner is reservations, reminds me of my mum! lol What terrific friendships you have sweetie, and no wonder, I can tell that you are a really lovely fun loving lady with a heart of gold!
Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

ginger at enchanting cottage said...

Those plates are so cute! And true.
What a nice gift. BJ I rented the move the waitress last night what a GOOD GOOD move. The only bad thing was I had NO PIE ( SO SAD )
Thank-you for telling us all about the movie. Have a wonderful day

Jackie said...

Ahhh, a girl after my own heart. If the package does not say "Do not open before Christmas" I go for it as well. My darling husband has a hard time at Christmas, he has to hide everything from me.

My birthday is 4 days after Christmas and you would think after almost 32 years of wedded bliss, he would remember that if a gift is wrapped in Christmas paper it gets unwrapped at Christmas. LOL

Kari & Kijsa said...

Hello sweet friend,

What fun....we loved the plate with the saying "The only thing I make for dinner is reservations"....that's one of our mottos!

Merry Christmas blessings,

kari and kijsa

Nan said...

That's a fun gift. I love all those sayings. What a nice fiend.
It's snowing here today. 5-10 inches, they say.
Have a good one.

Rudy's Mom said...

I'm sooo glad you liked the plates and coasters. I thought of you as soon as I saw them. The one that really made me think of you was the one that said "I know how to save money - I never miss a sale". Merry Christmas my dear friend. I love you too!


Anonymous said...

What fun plates, indeed.

Baba's Blog .. Babies Are Special said...

Hi BJ, I love your plates and coasters..My daughters would go crazy over them.I wonder where she got them?? Have a fun day . Hugs, Baba

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

LOVE the music and love the treats from your friend! You are like my mother in the fact that she cannot wait to open her gifts. Infact, I am mailing them on Monday so she will hopefully get them closer to Christmas. ha ha.

Have a blessed Christmas!!


PAT said...

These are so cute!


Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

Oh! I absolutely love those! They are so adorable! What a wonderful friend you have that knows you so well!

Anonymous said...

Hello!!! Those are some CUTTTEEEEE plates! I've never seen any plates so cute!!!!!!!! well, I'll talk to you later!!!

Amelia said...

Won't you be the talk of your next girl get together when you bring out these plates.

I believe these "quotes" would be the motto of a lot of us ladies.

Oklahoma gal

Anita said...

These are so fun!! I love them... What a great friend:)

FarmHouse Style said...

Those are precious, BJ! How fun:) What a wonderful surprise!

Have a great weekend.


Sunnispace said...

Oh my goodness - they are FABULOUS! I love getting things in the mail too, packages, cards, the works. Christmas is so much fun!

Marcela said...

Hello my sweet BJ
Good morning... I stopped by to say hello and see your beautiful plates again....!!!!
Eveybody loves the same motto " The only thing I make for dinner is reservations!!!

Anonymous said...

Oh my, those plates are precious BJ, what a beautiful gift! I would have been thrilled to pieces to receive such a cute set of dishes!

Regina said...

Wow,what a beautiful gift!!
Wonderful plates .
Have a nice day

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

The plates or precious. And you're right: there's no subsitute for good friends.

Naturegirl said...

Looking at the plates and their messages I think you and are on the same wave length!! Shoes..oh darn I am the ultimate queen of I wear a darn cast for the next 3 months! Certainly NOT the most fashionalble shoe!! hugs and smiling

Meggie said...

Wow, BJ, you hit paydirt! I love the one about being tired shopping so I just try on feeling exactly!