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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
I have THE BEST personal shopper. She not only knows what I like; she knows that no matter how much I like it, I won’t pay full price! My sister-in-law, Brenda, called me about a gift store in her area that was going out of business. She described a metal patriotic wagon that she knew I would love. When she told me the price, I screamed, “yes, get it for me before someone else snaps it up!”
Isn’t that the cutest thing? When she was checking out, the sales person told her it was supposed to have a casserole dish in it. I just happened to have a dark blue casserole that fit it. Okay, there’s more to this story. You’re going to wish Brenda was your sister-in-law before I finish this story.
For my birthday, Brenda gifted me with this adorable matching cutlery holder, and
the matching napkin holder, and
this wonderful matching cake stand (which I used to elevate my centerpiece, since I didn’t bake a cake). I cut some of those peonies, which you may remember seeing bent over on the ground in my Backyard post. No, Brenda cannot be your sister-in-law, and you’ll have to contact her personally if you want her to be your personal shopper. I’m so glad my sweetheart has a sister, who is not only a great friend to me, but also a great shopper for me!
So, with the addition of a few things I already had, I got the table ready for a Memorial Day celebration.
For patriotic days, I love to get out my Moda Home melamine plates that I bought at Tuesday Morning several years ago. If you missed it, I shared my Memorial Day cloche in my previous post.
Wishing everyone a wonderful Memorial Day celebration, as we remember those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom. laurie
Sunday, May 27, 2012
After going on vacation for a week, I’ve been having trouble getting back into my blog. But, there’s nothing like a kind comment to motivate me. The Tablescaper commented that she came over to see my holiday mantel, and I didn’t have one posted. Of course, I jumped up and started snapping pictures! Thank you for the motivation, Tablescaper!
Since I was already snapping pictures, I decided to snap my tablescape too.
I wish you all a wonderful holiday. laurie