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Friday, November 9, 2012

Pink Saturday's Autum Serving





Beverly is allowing us to serve you pink or autumn goodies today.  As you know, it is supposed to be fall.  However, in Texas, we are far from it. Temperatures are more like spring and the flowers think so too. As you can see below, this is my rose bush in full bloom now. Perhaps the other participates at http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog live where autumn is more prevalent.



Various stages of my beautiful pink rose. A big bud. Do not have any idea what the name of it is.
A little larger bloom.

In its final stages before the wind blows it away.



I have this big bur oak tree in my yard.  These are some of the acorns from it  They did not get as large as usual due to the dry, hot weather.



I would like to introduce Leslie. She is one of the nicest bloggers. I had the privilege of getting acquainted with her through a giveaway she recently had on her 200th post. I was the fortunate one to win. She is a very talented lady with many interests. If you have not visited her blog, please do so at http://brookhollowlane.blogspot.com.  You will be glad you did. Another nice thing, when she asked for my mailing address, we discovered we do not live too far apart. She does not live in Fort Worth, but a few miles farther North. Perhaps one day, we can meet in person.

While I was out of town, her giveaway package arrived. What a pleasure and joy it was opening and finding these very nice items.



An autumn tag with a great verse.
The mixed orange gift is candy coated chocolatey sunflower kernels. This pretty brown autumn package is 20 guest towels.

This is a first for me.I have done a lot of hand work in the past, but never saw a book this cute. It is called " The Kitchen Linens Book" with the best information and photos ever.
Linens is one of my greatest weaknesses.  I have several pieces, but still want all I see.  These are a pair of lovely crochet dollies.

I love and so pleased with all my goodies, but this one goes to the top of the list.  It is  a very pretty fall wreath.  She made this from wool fabric pieces..  It is much prettier than shown here.


Two very nice linen napkins with great detail work.  This picture does not do them justice.

Leslie, thank you again for this wonderful package.  My winning anything is few and far between, but this was truly one of the nicest gifts I have received in a long time.



28 comments:

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

The roses are gorgeous. Of course roses are my very favourite flowers and this colour is the best.

Marilyn said...

Beautiful roses!! And, such a lovely assortment of goodies. Congratulations.♥♫

Carol at Serendipity said...

LV,
Thank you for stopping by today. Your rose is beautiful and what a wonderful win.

We are finally getting settled and I am happy to working on my projects!

Have a wonderful weekend!
Carol

Jillian's Bella Rosa Antiques said...

The rose is just beautiful! And those acorns, so unique...

What a treat to receive such a fun package in the mail. I also like the wreath, what a great idea!

craftyles said...

LV, Thanks for such a nice post. I'm so glad you liked the giveaway-see you do win sometimes! The rose is beautiful. I have 2 on my bush right now. Yes- we'll have to see if we can meet one day.Have a wonderful weekend!

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

Oh LV your roses are so beautiful, your photos show them off so well.
What a wonderful bunch of gifts your received .. I can see why you love all of them.
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FABBY'S LIVING said...

Lovely roses and the color is gorgeous! Congrats, what a nice sorprise to find yourself with such fabulous giveaway win! Hope you had a great time away sweet LV. Have a great weekend.
FABBY

Carol Scheurich said...

Lv, your pink roses are so pretty!

Patty (Patty's Pretty Things) said...

Congratulations on winning such a nice giveaway LV. Your rose is just beautiful! Thank you for visiting me.

Leovi said...

Great colors, I like those roses. Greetings.

Linda M. said...

Happy Pink Saturday LV, Your pink rose is beautiful and the older I get the more I desire to live in a warmer climate all your round. I do love our autumn foliage but I like the milder temperatures. You did receive some wonderful gifts. Enjoy. Hugs, Linda

dana said...

Your roses are GORGEOUS!!! I love the giveaway you won from Leslie. . .what a treasure trove!! Bloggers are the best!!

I hope your PS is full of great things. . ..and I also hope you can get out and enjoy this fine fall!

Dana

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

LV, Your roses are just gorgeous, I'm envious! What a great giveaway package. I have the Kitchen Linens book also, it's wonderful.

From The Heart said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog today> The Rose is beautiful, and all the other things are too! What a great
gift.

Jeanne, backyard neighbor said...

Hi LV, I love the roses. The roses are done blooming here in the mountains. It is freezing at night already. winter is early this year.

Even though it was great being in Florida for over two weeks I am glad to be home. No more football games this fall. We are looking forward to Thanksgiving.

Your gifts are all so pretty. How generous Leslie's giveaway is. Lucky you. I too love the wreath made out of wool. So creative.

I would love to share our leftovers with you. Smile. Pie for breakfast just for you and me. We can dream huh?

Love, Jeanne

Kay Ellen said...

Beautiful Roses and what great treasure you received!
Wonderful :)

xo
Happy PS!!

Kay Ellen

Sherry @ A Happy Valentine said...

Your roses are beautiful! Mine are still blooming too but the frost has gotten just about everything else. We've had a beautiful Fall so far in Alabama. Maybe yours will get there soon.

Congratulations on the great win!

Debbie said...

thank you for stopping by my blog. I love your pink roses. What a great giveaway you won.

Happy PS!

Debbie

bj said...

Your roses are just lovely, LV...
and this package of goodies is awesome. I love it all and know you will enjoy it all, too.
Hugs, bj

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

The roses are just gorgeous! And how lovely to find a package waiting for you! Such wonderful treasures - thank you for sharing!


Hugs,
Jessie

mypinkprettiesaboutme said...

How fun is your package of goodies. So happy you won. I like your last roses of Texas too! Hope you have a lovely week enjoying them

HPS

ML

2amscrapper said...

thanks for visiting! this truly is a wonderful gift! (I also have a weakness for linens!)

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Hi LV, I don't think I have ever seen acorns like that....very interesting. And that is such a great win. Congratulations! HPS

MY SHABBY FRENCH LIFE said...

In France too we have a nice fall ! My lilac has sweet little purple flowers at the top of the tree (I can see them from my bedroom which is upstairs) that such a great pleasure.
xoxo from PARIS
Joëlle

Olivia said...

Hello my dear!!!! What beautiful roses, mine are still blooming too! xo
Olivia

Mai said...

LV, thanks for visiting my blog. I don't know if my first comment went through, but i just said that i love that pink rose. i appreciate it even more after seeing it in different stages. and on the, giveaway packages, that's a great assortment of prizes, love them as well. it's always a thrill to receive giveaway packages.

Annesphamily said...

You received a wonderful package filled with lots of good things! That wreath is just precious and I do know how you love your linens! That little book is a real gem! Smile!

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