Found myself with some time on my hands and, since I have many thanks to give, surprise! (I'll try not to chat too much.)
My friend Shane at Roses Lace and Brocante blog sent me a sweet Christmas package with these treasures all the way from New Zealand.
tea towel, delicious chocolate, sweet angel
Christmas Sweater Tea Towel♥
Thank you, Shane! What a blessing you are!
The next package to arrive came from Karen at Life is Good.
Welsh Cookies...hmmm, if my math were better, I'd know how many calories three might be ツ
These plates are the real
McCoys Hummels. Karen explained that she had quite a few from her mother's collection and was sharing two. I was gobsmacked. I have always loved Hummel. I'm naming mine Laurel and Adam. ☺ (Not quite their years, but very close.)
Karen, thank you so much. I will treasure them. And the cookies were uniquely delicious. I've never had anything like them.
Would you believe there is more?
This totally unexpected package came from Sara at Across My Kitchen Table. I could smell the wonderful sachet and soaps before I ever opened the package. By the way, Sara is posting daily in her kitchen blog where you can find lots of wonderful recipes and tips. The link is listed in her sidebar.
Thank you, Sara. I will think of you whenever I smell these wonderful soaps and, as you know, the sachet is hanging in my tree.
Lastly, Deanna from Creekside Cottage sent me this scarf...I think it has a more specific name. I love the colors and I really appreciated it last Monday when it was windy and bitter cold. She made this with her own hands.
|I look weird because I ran myself through the diffuser |
Thank you, Deanna! It's going to keep me nice and warm.
My Auntie and her daughter-in-law could have used a scarf like mine when they were visiting my Uncle Red's grave at Arlington this week. She visits every year for Wreaths Across America and I always look forward to seeing the photo. It is a gift! My aunt is my father's eldest sister.
Thank you, Aunt Marjorie!
Wishing you a Merry Christmas today just in case...though I actually hope to return one more time before Christmas. I just love Christmas. It's getting a little more challenging to Sparkle...the spirit is definitely willing; the body is tuckered. How're things going at your place?