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Friday, November 7, 2008

Pink Saturday/ A Pink Prize!

My last post was my 100th post. As I am unable to do a giveaway right now, I borrowed an idea from a blogging friend, and have decided that you can ask me any question you would like, which I will answer in a later post. Can't think of anything? Oh come on, what wouldn't you want to ask a single, divorced mom of three who is about to turn 50 and has a busy career? lol

Welcome to the latest edition of Pink Saturday! I recently won yet another giveaway! This was hosted by Sherry at Edie Marie's Attic who decided to give away 7 beautiful teacups with saucers! This was a contest that I really wanted to win! I was really hoping to win a teacup that was both pink and floral...and I did!

I received my package on Wednesday. I am like a little kid on Christmas morning, and I couldn't wait to open the package! There on top was the sweetest card. Isn't it pretty in pink and brown?



Ooooo, on to the pretty teacup and saucer!


Here is a look from above so you can see the beautiful pattern.


There was more in the package though!


Sherry also included some teabags in several delicious flavors, and a snack!


In keeping with the pink theme, here is a teabag with pink letters. I guess I will find out soon if it makes pink tea!


Of course, you need a teaspoon to stir with, and perhaps even a butter knife for toast and jam with your tea! I love how she tied it up with a pretty ribbon.


So what do you get when you add all this together? Why, a tea party of course!


It's a tea party even if its just me and even if I take tea at my nightstand. I just love all my new gifts!


I know that I've won several giveaways since I joined blogland, but what people don't know is how much they mean to me. My parents are both gone, my brothers and I aren't very tight knit, my friends have limited budgets, and my children have had some employment issues, so it's sad to say that no one ever gives me gifts. Last Christmas I received the first gifts that I'd had in years. I can't remember when I last got a birthday present. I'm not complaining, because I really have all that I need and I get such pleasure from giving to my children, but I really do feel lonely and forgotten on those days. That being said, you can't imagine how wonderful it feels to receive such a lovely gift in the mail, even if its because my name was pulled from a hat!

Thanks again, Sherry! I love it all!

To visit more Pink Saturday posts, check out the list that Beverly hosts at How Sweet the Sound.

32 comments:

Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

Good morning & Congrats on your 100th Post! You did win an amazing give-away! I love getting packages from swaps and give-aways, too! So exciting! :)

Have a great weekend! ~Rhonda

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Kady!

I'm soooo happy you liked everything!! It was so fun to make a little tea party to send! And I'm so glad you enjoyed receiving it. It truly is a gift from the heart. You are not just a name pulled out of a hat, you are a special loved lady in all our lives!!

Big huge hugs, Sherry

nikkicrumpet said...

Congrats...what a lovely price. Sherry is a sweetheart..you have to just love her!

Raxx - A day in the life said...

Kady, happy Pink Saturday! I promise to come up with a question today! You are such a lovely and open person, you so deserve these gifts!

bj said...

ooo, what a wonderful package to receive in the mail. Getting packages in the mail just brings out the little girl in us, doesn't it.
Your tea cup and saucer is just beautiful...I, too, was blessed in winning a cup and saucer from Sherry. It's not arrived as yet but is on it's way.
Happy Pink Saturday, my little friend.
love, bj

Smilingsal said...

What a neat gift idea--to tie utensils with a bow! Sherry is a winner, isn't she? I glad for you, Kady.

Now as to your 100th post: Congratulations. You sure have increased my Blogland joy. I already asked you my question. You answered me by email, but why not post your answer to: Tell about your job.

Happy Pink Saturday!

g said...

Lovely teacup and tea to share! Thanks for the Pink Saturday refreshment.

OK --- here's my question - How do you take your tea? (Milk, sugar, lemon....)

Have a good one!

Picket said...

Morning girl..oh that Sherry is a sweetheart...what a beautiful gift! Have a great weekend girl!

Deb said...

Hi Kady! Love the things you won! That tea cup and saucer is beautiful! I know how you feel about the gifts, I'm happy if a magazine comes in the mail. I have a question for you. How are you comming along with your walking and have you noticed any changes in your health? I hope you have! Deb

Buffie said...

It's beautiful!!! How sweet of your friend to send you such a thoughtful gift! Enjoy, you deserve it girlfriend!

Buffie :)

Buffie said...

PS, I think you have THE longest blog list I've ever seen! lol

Melissa Wertz said...

Congratulations! What a fun post! Happy Pink Saturday!

Becky said...

What a wonderful giveaway. I'm glad you won and I'm glad it went along with Pink Saturday so I could see it!
Becky

Neabear said...

How fun for you to win a giveaway! A special package for just for you. I love it. I know you enjoyed it very much. Have a Happy Pink Saturday!

KarenHarveyCox said...

What a lovely giveaway, I love the teacup, and how pink to also have some raspberry tea.

You're Invited to A Christmas Fair in Blogland on November 21st. Stop by and read all about it.

Happy Pink Saturday,

Karen

Joy said...

Bless your heart, I know you were MEANT to receive that beautiful giveaway from Sherry!

erin said...

Oh I am so glad you won this lovely tea cup and party in a box! Lucky you! It is truly beautiful and no one deserved it more!

Okay, here's my question: what is your drink order at Starbucks?

Mine? Grande, non-fat, extra foam chai.

Happy Pink Saturday!

Somewhere In Time- Christie (yardsalequeen) said...

Hey Kady!
Oh, I am just absolutely thrilled for you...that you won the giveaway...such pretties you recieved and I know that they mean alot to you....you deserve it sweet lady. Congratulations on your 100th post and My question would be...How'd you get such a great sense of humor?...I love it and your blog often makes me chukle!
xoxo,
Queenie

Shelia said...

congrats on your 100th post, Kady! And congrats on winning the tea cup and tea party goodies. You're so lucky. Hope you've had a great Pink Saturday.
Oh, I have a question for you: where do you keep your farting dog book? I love that book!!
Be a sweetie,
shelia :)

CC said...

Thnaks so much for sharing youe lovely gift with us. The teacup and saucer is just beautiful. Happy Pink Saturday and have a lovely week.

dana said...

It is so great to get a blogging friend's gift! I am glad you received such a delightful "tea party"---so beautiful and so yummy. Hope you had a terrific Pink Sat. and congrats on your upcoming blogging milestone! Dana

Rue said...

Oh sweetie.. you broke my heart! I hope you win lots of giveaways to make up for all those times you didn't get a gift :)

hugs,
rue

KatCollects said...

Sending you a hug, just because. Happy Pink Saturday.
Kathy

sherri (Tied Up In Ribbons) said...

Aren't packages wonderful? Even better when they have such pretty things in them. I haven't read your blog very long, so sorry if you have already talked about this, but my question is "Tell me why the house is the house of your dreams"

bj said...

My question, dear Kady...are you being able to control your diabetes now, so that you are feeling good most of the time?

Oh, and about the Pink Taco....
OMG !! :O)

Justine said...

Ooh, what a pretty prize to have won! You'll have to let us know how the various flavors were!

My question to you:
What type of man are you usually attracted to?

Justine :o )

Shabby Kim said...

Kady.. What a beautiful and fantastic give a way prize that you were the winner of. The teacup is gorgeous and I'm sure it will be something you will use and treasure for years to come. Congrats to you and Happy Belated Pink Saturday!!

Raxx - A day in the life said...

Kady, while reading your last comment to me I was thinking 'hey, a new blogger visited me!'

Love your new pic! I've seen it before on a previous post of yours. but it did not come to me!

Straight hair becomes you!

Now, my question is,
'How did you, as a single mom, manage to grow such lovely sons?'

Nancy said...

Hi Kady, It's nice to meet you! Thank you so much for coming by on Pink Sat. I am still trying to get around to everbody..Wow, there was a lot to get to this week. I have enjoyed looking around your blog. I love you pink sat post! I will be back again and again. Nancy

PlantBuddy said...

Congratulations on your 100th post! Nice you won the prize cup. It's so nice to meet all these nice people in the blogosphere. You forget to be lonely.

Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Kady.

I love your prize - such beautiful things.

I'll have to think about a question. ;-)

Nikki via The Scarlett Rose Garden said...

CONGRATS!! I'm jealous, I wanted a teacup!!
Great gifts. And I'm so glad you won since you don't get many gifts.