Thursday, September 29, 2011

pressies and friendship!

gifts from nat

I am blessed in many ways.. but one of the biggest blessings I have in my life is friendship! I have lots of wonderful, thoughtful, kind and creative girlfriends. One of them is Natalea from Kandeland! I met Nat through bloggiing and it turned out that we live only an hour apart, so we have been able to spend quite a bit of time together over the last few years. Natalea is a freaken riot! I am so lucky to know her! she sent me the sweetest ever gifts yesterday. Look at the adorable collage she made! isnt it perfect??? me, figgy, franny and buffy! and the little box is just full of little treasures!

thank you natalea!!!

and then, you have to read this card she found ... It couldnt be more perfect, as Im always wishing for a fairy god mother! honestly... it fits me to a t!

toooo funny! thank you sooo much Natalea!
I received 4 packages yesterday, (2 were for an ornie swap, but one of them was from my dear flickr Friend Kelly! I met Kelly online too through flickr and we became swap pals as we loved each others creations. Then last year I hosted a little crafting weekend at my aunts cottage and Kelly drove all the way up from OHio to come hang out for the weekend! We had a ball! now in three weeks, I will be going to Ohio to spend the weekend with her! I so cant wait to go!

pressies from kel
Kelly always sends the neatest stuff! Look at those awesome cupcake decorations! and LOOK at this! the neatest Halloween apron!! I LOve everything! thank you Kelly!!
thank you kelly!
I thought I'd model it for you! I must have taken 20 pictures and none of them came out very well.. I look like a total dork in them all.. but I thought that this one was pretty funny and figured I'd let you see what an old dork I am!!

So..anyways, I do have the most wonderful friends, here where I live, at work, friends from growing up and places I used to work, and my blogland friends. I love them all!
thank you God for the gift of Friendship!!


Cindy said...

Friends are so great, aren't they? You got some really nice things. Love the pic of you in your apron!

Jane said...

Great gifts! Love that Fairy Godmother card!

Kim K. said...

Your gifts are totally perfectly YOU!!! Darling apron pic. Blogging friends are the best!!

The Other Side of Me said...

Hi Vivian,
Have a most Happy Birthday!!!! Hugs and Kisses to you.
Love the new Halloween apron. Thanks for modeling.

Grace said...

Friends are the best gifts we can have!! Happy Happy Birthday Miss Vivian! Grace xoox

Sandy said...

I just got up, got a cup of coffee adn came to check on my favs....and there you are taking a wonderful shot of you and the apron......I love you VIV! You are such a breath of fresh air in my sometimes extremely stale life...:):) Sandy

Creative Breathing said...

Thanks for you! You always make me smile Vivian. I hope you have such a fun time crafting with Kelly. I can't wait to see what you make with the awesome cupcake picks. Vivian, in the spring Sandy and Meri are suppose to be headed this way; love to have you if it does come to pass. You have got to visit the amazing antique malls near Dayton. Have a great weekend! Elizabeth

GARAGE SALE GAL ~ Deb's Earthly Delights said...

Great gifts from your friends! You look cute in your new apron.
I think celebrating all month is a perfect plan!!!
Will you share your fairy godmother?!
Deb :)

Sandy Michelle said...

I love what Nat made you :) BTW I put something in the Halloween ornament package for you!

Sandy xox