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Friday, March 4, 2011

Pink Saturday/First,Fifth,Forever

Since the 5th of March falls on Saturday, I will be sharing two different post again.




Beverly's Pink Saturday is my regular feature. She is the fine hostess of the best pink showings around. You can check her show out at http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog.







An old pink vase that I have managed to keep. Sorry, I did not press the pink trimmed tablecloth too well.


I had a busy card month. I sent out the following cards this past month:
A Birthday card, Sympathy card, a Valentine, Thinking of You card, and a Thank You. Each was sent with a personal message. This is the Thank You I sent to the owner of a restaurant that my sister and I had breakfast. Instead of accepting our money, he wished us "Happy Valentine Ladies". That is rare now days. We greatly appreciated his kindness and thoughtfulness. The Coloradolady is the hostess for this special First.Fifth,Forever day.




40 comments:

Char said...

Your vase is just so pretty. It's very victorian and vintage looking and I love that.
Your card is as sweet as can be.
Happy Pink Saturday sweetie, Char

Charlotte said...

You are such a caring friend. Love the vase!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

What a fun vase, love it! Such a cute card, I'm so glad you had a nice lunch with a surprise:@)

Donnie said...

Love your vase and I'm a card sender too. Just a little touch sometimes means so much.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

What a pretty boot vase! I love sending and receiving cards and I've been doing it for as long as I can remember. This sounds like a nice meme. Happy Pink Saturday, LV! Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

I love the boot and the card is so sweet!

http://inthehammockvintage.blogspot.com

Cindy said...

I adore the pink boot vase! Just lovely and I wish you a happy Pink Saturday!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

LV,
You know me, I am in love with the sweet vase and the cute tablecloth!!

HPS!!

HUGS,
Debbie

Mari said...

LOVE YOUR BEAUTIFUL VASE AND FLOWERS!! JUST GORGEOUS SO IS THAT TABLE CLOTH :)

H.P.S TO YOU!!
XO~MARI

Grace said...

what a pretty vase. It is pressed fine...and it is beautiful. Happy Pink Saturday. Grace xoox

Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for Grandparents and Caregivers said...

Hi LV, Love that cute pink vase! And my senior mom LOVES to send cards out each month - birthdays, happy holidays, hmmm, I'll have to remind her to send some Happy St Patricks Day with cute clipart pictures. :) Happy PINK Saturday to you! :)

Terri Morse said...

The vase and table cloth look perfect together!

Atelier de Charo said...

A beautiful vase!!!

Happy Pink Saturday!
Xoxo
Charo

ornamentsbypink said...

I love that old pink vase!
Mary

Tracy said...

LV, I still love to send cards...it's such a nice little surprise for the person getting it in the mail becuase who expects cards anymore?
I like the puppy on the Thank you card :)

George said...

The owner of that restaurant was very kind, and it was good of you to remember his kindness with the card. People like the two of you make this a much better world.

Ginny said...

Did you take the butterfly picture?? It is amazing!! I looked up butterflies last year to find one that is pink for my granddaughter. I could only find ONE that had any pink in it at all!! And this is a different one! Where was this, do you know what it is?

~Cheryl said...

I really enjoyed reading your post. That butterfly is super, and I love your tablecloth in all its natural glory!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi LV, What a cute little shoe vase... Love it!!!!!

And I am proud of you for sending cards. I am a card-sender also... I do birthdays and anniversaries to family/friends--and other cards as needed such as Get Well or Sympathy or Thinking about You...

Hugs,
Betsy

Annesphamily said...

You are such a kind heart! I am so happy I know you. That restaurant manager was very kind and thoughtful. I love your little vase and I think the tablecloth looks just fine! HPS lady! Anne

Annette said...

Hi LV,
Your pink boot vase and tablecloth are lovely. The butterfly photo is very pretty also.
Hope you have a great weekend.
Hugs,
Annette

FRENCH, PINK, POODLES, AND PEARLS said...

Hi LV remember me? From Bubblin' Over. We used to visit each other.
You have been a busy writter. All those sweet cards.
Your boot vase is pretty and I never noticed that you didn't iron the tablecloth : )
Happy PS
Love Claudie
xoxo

Zondra Art said...

A beautiful vase LV!
Happy Pink Saturday,kisses.

Leslie said...

I love that vase LV and you pressed the doiley just fine. How wonderful that you were treated so nicely at the restaurant. You're right.. it is rare these days and I bet he loved receiving the card too! Have a wonderful weekend!
Leslie

Tete said...

LV- hope you are moving better today.
I love your vase. The butterfly is wonderful, wish we had those here.
The card you sent to the man who paid for your lunch is so cute. I'm sure he smiled all day when he got it.
Have a great weekend and don't do too much!
Hugs- Tete

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

I love that old pink vase and tablecloth.
Your experience just proves that there are good people around,sometimes we just don't see them

Genie said...

Yours posts are always so beautiful. I love the butterfly...its construction is so interesting. Hope you are well and enjoying your blogging as always. HPS, LV.

Gabriela Delworth said...

Happy Pink Saturday!


Your vase is quite unique!


~ Gabriela ~

Linda M. said...

Happy Pink Saturday LV, Love your vase and your cards. Have a wonderful week! Hugs, Linda

Bella said...

Your vase is so, so pretty. And I love the thank you cards. I was brought up to always send thank you cards and I'm always surprised by the number of people who don't. I feel every time I come across one who does, I've found a kindred spirit.

Julia said...

Email's good, even Facebook, but nothing beats good old fashioned snail mail!

Rosie said...

How lovely of the owner to be such a gentleman. I'll bet that made you feel good. What a gorgeous vase! And I love the tablecloth.

Jeanne said...

Hello LV, your pink shoe vase is darling. The flowers in the shoe are so sweet. A real treasure.

Sending cards is the perfect thing to make someone smile. Personal cards are almost a thing of the past. Good for you. I will have to check Suzanne's blog.

Happy PS.
Hugs, Jeanne

pinkim said...

Hi There, I found you on Pink Saturday and I am your newest follower...Pinkim!TrulySimplyPink

Vhincci Subia said...

Nice vase!:)

Amisha said...

A nice Valentine's treat indeed and the card you sent it lovely!

Manni said...

LV, thanks for such a beautiful share. Love the pink shoe!!!
Also, love that you ladies had breakfast at the restaurant and the owner didn't take your money!!! how sweet is that!! You're right, not many people would do that. To find someone like that is truly a blessing:)
Have a wonderful pink weekend!
hugs
Manni

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi LV,

I love the pink shoe vase ... it is so pretty and dainty.

I bet that the man at the restaurant was so touched by your card, as well as the other folks that you sent cards to.

Have a wonderful week, and God bless you!

Kathy

Ann said...

Happy Belated Pink Saturday-you're vase is lovely. I'm sure you're happy you saved it. The tablecloth dosen't look wrinkled to me.
Ann

Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday, dear LaVoice. I love this pretty pink vase. It reminds me of one that belonged to one of my aunts.

Your Valentine's breakfast warms my heart. It was so kind of the owner to share the love in his heart.♥