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Friday, December 28, 2007

I'm In Love With MACKENZIE-CHILDS......

I've shared with you my prized Mackenzie-Childs enamelware tea kettle first piece of this loved collection. This pattern is called COURTLEY CHECK and is my favorite, altho I like all of their patterns.

I now have a new a 2008 calendar, with some fabulous pictures of their wares. I know I will drool all over the place with each new picture of the month.

If you like this kind of thing, you should order a free catalog from their web site. Their items are rather pricey but it is such fun getting a piece every now and then and knowing you have a quality piece to pass along to your family; and just looking at their catalog is fun!

Don't you know that I love this piece! It is going to be so pretty to serve "goodies" on and beside all looks great, just standing alone!

Thank you, Beautiful Daughter and family! I LOVE IT ~
I have some pictures to share but they are all on my new Christmas camera and I haven't figured out just how to put them on my computer. I think it's quite different from my older fun !!
Have a warm day!


Tammy B. said...

Your new piece is beautiful ! I know you are really going to enjoy it.

Jackie said...

BJ, I just love that tiered plate. You are going to have so much fun serving goodies on it.

Kari & Kijsa said...

What a beautiful piece...we **heart** Mackenzie-Childs too. Absolutely beautiful!

Blessings, kari and kijsa

Janet said...


Thanks for stopping by my blog. Quitting smoking as the same for me. Never tried because I was way too addicted (36 yrs.) and then it was so easy. I am so relieved I did it.

Next subject...McKenzie Childs. I gave the teapot to a friend for her 60th birthday and if i had given her a Kings ransom she wouldn't have been happier. She had wanted it for years. My question...where do you get the calendars. I have never seen one and MUST have one.

Karen H. said...

Good Morning BJ,
Oh what a beautiful Teapot. I love it. I've never heard of MacKenzie Child's before, but I may have to order a free catalog. I had to go to our local Dollar General Store yesterday evening and I got me a good bargain. It was a set of Santa Christmas Dishes. There were 2 bowls that were broken and the lady let me have the 16-piece set for $5.50. Now, I couldn't resist that. I will use them next Christmas. "THANKS" for sharing your beautiful dishes with us. Take care my friend and have a great Friday. May God Bless You and Yours.

Love & Hugs,
Karen H.

Anita said...

I love the new piece! What a fun thing to collect!

Julie said...

really pretty.. If you have ever looked at the interior (and exterior for that matter) you know that I love black and white!

Lucy Bloom said...

Hi BJ, that teapot is something else, you must be like the cat who got the cream! Glad you had a good Christmas, our tree has to stay up until 6th Jan, but I would really like to get it all put away too and get on with things. Wishing you a great New Year.
Lucy x

ginger at enchanting cottage said...

I have never been very good at knowing different names of people, so I have never heard of her but I love your pieces I will have to go to her web page a check it out. Thank-you for sharing and make sure you get a picture with the goodies on it too.
Have a wonderful day

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

I covet your pretty black and white pieces. :) Happy New Year B.J.~ Lynn

Amelia said...

Expensive and beautiful. I have always loved the black/white colors with a hit of red for a pop effect.

Enjoy your new tiered dish! said...

This is beautiful!! Thanks for showing us!! You will love it for sure!! Blessings Grams

Marcela said...

Hello BJ
Beautiful kettle..
Wonderful to collect the Mackenzie-Childs !!!

Darly Dolittle said...

What a wonderful gift BJ. I love M-C as well. So much whimsy in their work. The check pattern reminds me of Alice In Wonderland when the chessboard pieces come to life. Enjoy your new MC addition in great health. Happiest of New Years to you and yours,

Mary said...

Oh BJ, what a beautiful new piece! I'm sure you will love filling it with little cookies, and cakes, and fruit, and candies...OK, I'm getting hungry now!

Love your new header! Have a very happy new year, sweetie!

Betty said...

I love those pieces. So pretty. They remind me of a cake plate that was my Mom's. It is red and white checked, and Mom used to always make coconut cakes at Christmas and put it on the red and white plate.

I did that this year in honor of her.

Anonymous said...

Hi friend, You know what would look just perfect on that tiered plate? A piece of BIRTHDAY CAKE for one of the sweetest people ever! Hope yours will be the best one yet! Ksarra

Linda said...

BJ, I love your tea kettle, but your new piece is heavenly. Look forward to seeing your pictures. Linda

Meggie said...

BJ: What a lovely gift from your lovely daughter and family. Looking forward to seeing photos when you figure out how to download from your new camera.

Michelle said...

BJ, What a wonderful piece to add to your collection. You will have fun with that tiered plate~I see lots of cookies in your future!


Maggie R said...

Well Honestly What beautiful pieces..
Never heard of Mackenzie Child before... Now I gotta go find some!!
Hope your New Year is filled with Happiness and Good Health.

Rhondi said...

Lucky you owning some Mackenzie Childs pieces. I LOVE everything they make and drool over their catalogue too! Quite a few years ago I got to hear her give a talk on how they got started with a great slide show. It was great and she was a doll! Someday I hope to own a piece or two. Happy New Year Rhondi

Nan said...

So you have three things now? That's a collection! Yippee, I love it.

the feathered nest said...

I like them too. I have a a teapot, creamer & sugar from them in blue. That's a beautiful piece!


Judy said...

Oh-h-h BJ, I love your MacKenzie-Childs collection. I'm very partial to the black and white look with a little red thrown in for color. I have never purchased any MC stuff but I might have to now.
Have a wonderful New Year (and a blessed Birthday)!