Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Gifts from Sarah


Oh I do love getting a package in the mail. Recently, I won a sweet giveaway at Sarah's Little Random Thoughts. Sarah is Nadine's daughter. (Nadine's Nook) Nadine had mentioned awhile ago that Sarah was hosting a giveaway right in the middle of wedding preparations. Her own!

Sometimes I am reluctant to visit a friend's daughter's blog or a friend's sister's or whatever. Do you ever feel that way or is it only me? Anyway, I overcame my reservations and how glad that I did. I have always wanted one of those sweet canning jar soap pumps and now I have one. But oh the extras like the sweet bunting that makes me smile every time I see it.  A chalkboard in a frame...Sarah even included some chunks of chalk! She thought of everything. There's also a crocheted rose barrette and a sweet painting of a wee house with a yellow door. That just touched me so much because, for many years, I had a yellow front door. On the mailing box Sarah drew little images all around: a city, a horse, flowers, so sweet!

Sarah is a very creative gal as evidenced by all the crafts she features on her blog. I'm looking at the one she has  *here* and wondering if I can whip those up for my daughter in time for her birthday. I'd love it if my daughter thought I was cool just once. Ha!

Thanks so much, Sarah. You're a dear! Happy wedding and a blessed and happy marriage to you and your beloved.

Love Vee

32 comments:

  1. Lucky you! Looks like you got some very nice things. What a sweet person to that during her special time! Congratulations to her!

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  2. What a beautiful gift!

    I enjoy visiting friends and families of my favorite bloggers.

    It cant be all bad, after all its how you met me.

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  3. Right! I had forgotten that! ☺

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  4. Precious winning!!!

    Same here, I don't often go to a blogger's relative...

    Btw, I "fell into the pit" again. lol. When you read my post, you will understand. -grin- I simply can not, not, not, not understand my stats. Such a discrepancy in the numbers!!! How come? -chuckle-

    And that number, is eliminating the return visits!

    "Auntie"

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  5. Such wonderful goodies...how nice. I am going to check out both of these blogs...they sound wonderful. Have a good day!

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  6. Lovely gifts!

    I will visit this blog! I love those soap dispensers!

    Let me know if you make those boot cuffs...I may give it a try for a daughter or two here!

    We are rainy and soggy here! Candle lighting time!

    Have a nice day!

    Deanna

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  7. I went to her blog. Thank you so much for introducing us to such a lovely young woman. Her sweet personality and Christian values shine through on her blog. This is the way to begin a life together!

    Have you bought a lottery ticket?!!

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  8. What great gifts; a true treat indeed! I'm off to check out the other delights on her blog!

    Hope you are having a wonderful week!
    Jen

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  9. Aw, that is so sweet! What a dear - you can really tell that she put her ALL into those special gifts! Good for you, Vee!

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  10. What sweet and lovely gifts! Love the soap dispenser...and the chalkboard! The house with the yellow door is charming. A yellow door is so cheerful! I'll bet you loved your own yellow door...

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  11. What great gifts. Congratulations!!

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  12. Oh Vee, what awesome treasures she sent you- how SWEET!

    I am going to head over there right now, and Nadine's to check out their posts.

    Thanks for sharing this special package and it's gifts with us!

    You really scored, yay!

    Hugs.

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  13. What fun to win the giveaway and get a package in the mail. Sort of like an early birthday or Christmas. Enjoy...

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  14. Gifts from Sarah...it sounds like the title of a book. One I would reach for!

    As you know...I have snagged your ideas for giving gifts to 'the daughter' before...and I went right over and checked out Sarah's blog. I pinned the project. Very cute!

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  15. How lovely Vee. A giveaway right in the middle of wedding preparation, wow! Everything looks beautiful. Enjoy your lovely gifts. Now I will click and find new inspiration.

    Karen

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  16. How wonderful! You deserve all those treats and treasures! I'll go visit Sarah now!

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  17. Lucky you! : ) What a nice give a way to win.
    I read a couple of sisters blogs but as a rule don't read relative's blogs either.

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  18. O, what a fun box. Full of things you love....I must go over and see her. :)

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  19. Good Morning Vee...

    So happy that you are enjoying the gifts that Sarah made...yes, she is truly talented, and I am not just saying that because I am her Mom! ;)
    Only 2 1/2 weeks to go until the wedding...yikes! :)
    Have a wonderful day!

    Blessings!
    ~Nadine

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  20. Some nice things in your box of goodies. I've visited the relative of a blogger when they've mentioned them in a post.
    Judith

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  21. You really have a nice win there!

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  22. What fun to receive treats in the mail. I clicked over to Sarah's blog and that crochet project is something I might manage for a daughter or two, too. I'd like to be thought of as cool, just like you.

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  23. Now that would be a very fun package to receive. Sarah put together a very cute and thoughtful group of goodies. The little house painting is darling and makes me wonder what you will be drawing on your new chalkboard?

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  24. I too love the little gifts that come my way. I am reluctant to comment on a giveaway when I first visit that blog, but that is usually okay. That is how we build our networks. I like your header.
    QMM

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  25. I'm heading over to that blog now. I love the things you won (would love one of those canning jar dispensers myself.) Plus, any blogger who can manage a giveaway right smack in the middle of her own wedding plans is a girl I just have to see.

    Congratulations on the win!

    (And thank you for your kind words on my blog. It's been wonderful trying to visit and catch up today. )

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  26. What a fun package...each thing made me smile...enjoy, enjoy

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  27. Looks like a great giveaway you won! I feel that way also about joining someone's giveaway if I don't really follow the blog, but that's how some blogs grow! I think it will be a sad world with Andy Williams :(

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  28. This is such a sweet give away, Vee! I'm glad you won it and found a new blog to read as well.

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  29. Thanks Vee, I am glad you are enjoying your giveaway gift! :) I hope you can figure out the boot cuff pattern. I love wearing them! If you have any questions about them, just leave me a comment.

    Think I might make some of the soap jars for my future Etsy shop!

    Sarah. :)

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  30. Yes, I love those boot cuffs! I'm not into shoes but I love boots and those cuffs are cute!

    Looks like you got some very lovely things from her.

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  31. What lovely gifts you received in the giveaway. I love that painting of the house with the yellow door!

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