FYI

My NEW blog address is
bj-sweetnothings.blogspot.com

and I have a link to where you can receive
SWEET NOTHINGS posts in your EMAIL ACCOUNT.

Please go to the NEW BLOG.
thanks, bj

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

WELL, I AM JUST BESIDE MYSELF....

EARLY THIS MORNING.....
my doorbell rang.
When I opened the door, this package was sitting on
my porch swing.....
I ran back inside for my camera...(see...I am a TRUE blogger!! )

My palms started sweating and my heart beat faster....
I do so love getting PACKAGES in the mail !!

I tore into the snow white tissue paper and came to THIS...
All wrapped up with a bright red POLKA DOT ribbon...

By now, I am thinking, "I need to run to the bathroom" but I just couldn't
leave ...

NOT NOW..... !!!!!


OOOOOO....
it is from my friend, DEBBIE
in NEW JERSEY

Isn't this handmade little card just the sweetest thing?
It is a gift in itself, sweet DEBBIE...
you are so talented.

Such a sweet note and I thank you so much for the wishing for me a
fast recovery.


GREAT BALLS OF FIRE.....
Take a look at this precious wall pocket !!!


The people that made this MUST have had ME in mind...
Look at that color RED...

and I bake ALL the time (well, maybe not DAILY....but nearly)

Look at those POLKA DOTS

I LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS FABULOUS PIECE !

Oh, DEBBIE, thank you so much.

Look how cute it is hanging over my sink....

There will be so many places to hang this cuteness..


AND, HERE IS SOME OF THAT FABULOUS
BLACK AND WHITE
that I love.....
I will really use this and think of you each time I make a note on one of the pages!

I am just thrilled to death with all of it, DEBBIE,
but most of all,
thrilled about having you for a friend.


DEBBIE isn't a blogger............YET

She is thinking about it so hopefully it won't be long until I can introduce you to her !

LOVE, bj

30 comments:

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

WOW ! BJ you hit the jackpot ! The wall pocket really had your name on it didn't it ? Cute, cute !

Beverly said...

A special gift for you from a special friend - because you are a special lady. And, it came packaged beautifully and filled with lovely things. I know you will enjoy them.

BJ, I tagged you this morning with what I think is quite a fun tag. I hope you don't mind, but if you do, please just skip it.

I thought of as soon as I saw this tag because you have a knack for taking almost any subject and making it fun.

Picket said...

Morning BJ...Oh I want one of those!!!! What a great gift and what a super great friend!!! You're right..it looks good anywhere you put it...it is just you! Oh...wait a minute..I see Beverly has tagged you also for the embarrassing song thing...ohhhh weee ...can't wait to see your post on that one girl! lol lol have a great day sweetie!

Cathy said...

Oh, That is cute as it can be! It will be fun looking for that special place to put it! Have a great day!
Cathy

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

What a wonderful surprise! I love everything in your package of goodies! Hope you have a great day,
Diane

Suzy said...

These are such lovely gifts. I am happy for you. Thanks for sharing.
I laught when you said I went for the camera - a true blogger. I understand, everything I do has to be documented with my camera.

Have a great day. Love Suzy

Kathleen Grace said...

What a sweet, sweet gift, it will look wonderful in your pretty kitchen BJ! What a dear thing for your friend to do:>)

Teresa @ PlumWater Cottage said...

What a nice surprise! Hope you're feeling much better.

I'm having a little giveaway on my blog...stop by!

Shari said...

Oh BJ, these gifts are just too cute! And so YOU!

I can attest that Debbie is a very sweet and thoughtful person. I "met" her last fall in the comments section of one of the blogs we both read. We exchanged emails and realized we have so much in common (including both being Virgos) that we've been corresponding regularly with each other ever since. She's in NJ, I'm in FL and since neither one of us are big travelers, I doubt we will ever meet in person but that's the great thing about the internet...it provides us all with the opportunity to make friendships with wonderful people we wouldn't otherwise have the pleasure to "know".

Susan said...

That is so fabulous! I love it, too. What a cutie!

Barb said...

Hi BJ,

What wonderful goodies you received.
It is always exciting to open up a beautifully presented package. Can't wait for your friend to start blogging. I know her blog will be very special.

hugs,
Barb

p.s. How are you feeling?

bj said...

TO SHARI...
Many thanks for coming by to see me and leaving such a sweet message. So glad to hear from one of DEBBIE'S friends. She must be a very special person and I so wish we could ALL meet sometime. We are really scattered out, tho...I am way out here in West Texas. It is fun to visit thru Blogland and email, tho.
love, bj

"Magnolia" said...

Wow, what a wonderful surprise for you, Miss BJ! That wall pocket is absolutely adorable!

Debbie from NJ said...

Thank you sweet BJ for sharing your gift with everyone and for the sweet comments.. It had your name on it and made me think of you as soon as I saw it. I love where you put it!
I am so glad you are happy with it, that makes me happy too! Thank you Shari for the kind comments. Shari is a doll, and I love receiving her e-mails!

Love,
Debbie

Pat@ Back Porch Musings said...

What a wonderful gift, BJ! The wall pocket is so cute. I'm looking forward to seeing how you use it here and there!

Susie Q said...

Oh that is so sweet! What a great friend...isn't it sweet to get thos eunexpected treasures? And no one deserves it more than sweet BJ!

I have had you on my mind while I was away...hoping you were improving each day!

Love,
Sue

Michelle said...

BJ,
What a perfect sign for your kitchen! It's even better from a special friend.

Michelle

Cottage Contessa said...

Good morning BJ! Sweetie you are one lucky lady to receive such a lovely gift, but you of all people do serve such loveliness! I also really enjoyed reading your Meme, learnt lots more fun things about you sweetie! Hope you're having a terrific day!
Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

Virginia said...

How nice to have a friend like that, so sweet and thougtful. I just started my Blog, I encourage your fried to start one. I still learning, but is a lot of fun. I added your Blog to my favorite places to visit.

Joy said...

What a sweet friend and love the goodies she sent!

PEA said...

Hello dear BJ:-)

Just got back from visiting my sons and now trying to catch up with everybody!

Oh my, such wonderful gifts you received from Debbie...she sure knows your tastes:-) I just love that wall pocket...I need to hang something in my kitchen beside my "new" hutch and I'm thinking I'll look for something like that wall pocket! xoxo

Kelli said...

What a wonderful surprise! The wall pocket is too cute and I love where you displayed it!
~Kelli

BittersweetPunkin said...

I LOVE that wall pocket!!

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

Oh that is so cute BJ and so you!!! What a neat treat :)


Hugs,
Dena

nikkicrumpet said...

Hey BJ

What a darling gift. Heck when somebody rings my doorbell it's usually cuz they want me to buy some over priced candy bar! You know you're addicted to blogging when you photograph your mail lol

Take care my friend!

Meggie said...

Great surprise! The items are so perfect for you.

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Hello Sweet BJ,

I have spent lots of time here at your blog this evening getting to know you! And with what I read and see, you are one great gal and loved by many!

If I am correct you are recovering from a huge surgery...was it open heart surgery? Bless your sweet heart! Wishing you a complete speedy recovery! Looks like you are needed here!

Enjoyed looking at all the kitchen pictures and I must say I LOVE your kitchen! I love my pastels but have wanted to add red in my kitchen/family room for some time now! A room always looks so cheerful with red! After seeing your beautiful home, I think I might have to just jump into "red"!

What fun it is to get to know you! I am adding you to my favorites as soon as I say good-night!

Hugs,
Maryjane

Adrienne said...

What a perfect way to make your day! That is just the cutest little gift. So perfect for you. Thanks for sharing it with us.
~Adrienne~

Anita said...

Cute, cute, cute!! :)

Cali Homemaker said...

so much fun to read through your blog! thank you!