Sunday, February 8, 2009

Vintage Valentine Swap!

I participated in Heidi's Valentine Swap. And was I the fortunate one, as Heidi was my swap partner. She absolutely treated me like a queen and I was so tickled with each package. Everything was wrapped so beautifully, I didn't want to open them...but I finally did!

She sent me this adorable C stamp and some stamping ink.


2 boxes of chocolates that I am saving for Valentine's day...with these sweet tags on them. Also some sweet heart note cards that I can embellish myself and a Valentine Romantic Homes Magazine.

Now, this item was so precious. I haven't yet taken the gorgeous ribbon off of it, but it is a white pitcher filled with M&M's.

And then, oh my goodness, I couldn't believe it - 2 of these precious plates. Black and white. I was in happy land!

Thank you so much Heidi...not only was this swap fun to do, but you just blessed me with your abundant kindness!

Also, I wanted to share with you about my young friend. She has had her port put in and chemo is starting this week. Her prognosis is very good and they are doing extremely well. Her and I are going wig shopping soon...which see, there really is humor in everything. Who would have ever thought making a date to go wig shopping would be something to look forward to? But, hey - thank the Lord for wig makers!!

My sweet hubby is home Monday and Tuesday and I look so forward to those days. But don't worry, I always still have time to visit my blogging friends.

9 more days and I will be going to Disneyland for my birthday! I have never been there, so I am excited! It should balance out the fact that this year I also get to sign up at my store for my SENIOR discount! I was enjoying calling my hubby my "OLD MAN DISCOUNT" (thanks Kat) but now...well, he just better not start calling me is O.L.D!!! I would prefer P.H.A.T. - but ONLY with that spelling thank you!!

22 comments:

Cottage Rose said...

Oh my what lovely Valentine gifts from Heidi. Love the plates. I too was in the swap, and had so much fun and to get to meet a new friend how special that was. And speaking of special friends, how kind and sweet of you to be there for yours at this time. My prayers are with her. Have fun... oh and at Disney Land, you will love it, it brings out the inner child....
Hugs;
Alaura












Hugs;
Alaura

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

What a great swap partner, she really sent you some nice loot!

I'm excited for you going to Disneyland, it will be great for you!

I went wig shopping with my friend and talked her into buying a honey blond wig! Can I talk you into getting maybe a red wig! It would be fun!

Katherine

Raggedy Girl said...

Your gifts are lovely. Going to Disneyland will be so much fun. I haven't been in years. You are a good friend to make wig shopping into a happy event.
Roberta Anne

Heidi Ann said...

Ceekay, What a lovely post!!!.....I am so happy your were my partner!....I love putting together swap boxes, but it is extra rewarding when your partner appreciates them so very much!!...You are a doll! I am so happy we met!....Heidi XO
P.S. Good Luck with the wig shopping!!....my sister-in-law has breast cancer that spread to her liver, but she is doing amazing & is feeling great!...& her wig was so cute & made her look & feel so great!!

Kathy said...

What a lucky girl you are - great gifts!
xo...Kathy

Rose Haven said...

Happy Birthday...EARLY!!!

Oh, the "pretties" you received, I love them!!!

Happy Valentine's Day...and thanks for the card!!

~Blessings,
Jan

Stacey said...

You received an amazing swap package. Now I know exactly what Heidi is talking about...I have participated twice and always am afraid that I'm not doing what she intended.

Enjoy your time with your hubby. Not too much blogging. :)

~CC Catherine said...

Wow...what a lovely gift! Everything was gorgeous! ~CC Catherine ;) Love those Black/White plates!

Berndeens Tea Time Blog said...

I agree - the wrapping was all very incredible!

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Oh my goodness what wonderful gifts. I love the plates.. and your C... is fantastic. what a wonderful friend you are to be there for her at this time. My prayers continue your way.. thanks for the visit on Sunday.. it was a fantastic day.. hugs ~lynne~

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

I'm so glad to read that your friend is doing well. How nice that she has such a good friend to go with her to shop for a wig.
Your valentine's gifts were wonderful. I've never been to Disneyland either. You'll have to share a lot of pictures when you return. laurie

Shirl said...

Hello and thank you so much for stopping by and leaving such a sweet comment. I love your valentine gift. Your pink post was so pretty, loved that tree and you valentine tablescape is just beautiful!
Bless you, Shirl
Shirls Rose Cottage

Bo said...

You had a wonderful swap partner! I know all of those goodies made you smile BIG...have a wonderful birthday trip & welcome to the Seniors Club...you'll love it when all the discounts kick in...LOL
;-) Bo

Lynda said...

CeeKay, thank you for visiting my blog, and leaving such a sweet comment!

How fun to be involved in a swap! Heidi did good!! What lovely gifts. Enjoy!

ellen b said...

Boy you scored big time with this great swap! Oh and your first trip to Disneyland coming up? Are you going to Disneyland in Anaheim? Such a fabulous place to people watch :0)
I'm glad your young friend has someone to cheer her on and go wig shopping with! Blessings...

A Hint of Home said...

Aren't you the lucky one! I would have loved to open that package. So many cute, wonderful things. Enjoy, you deserve them.

jennifer said...

Gosh she really did a wonderful job with her gift giving! Wonderful items all. And the plates are SO pretty!

jennifer said...

Oh! And have fun in Disney. Happiest place on earth you know!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Ceekay, those plates are awesome! And the other stuff is really neat, too. You really scored big with this! Wow! :-)

Disney is lots of fun. I live in Florida and have been many, many times, and I always enjoy it. It's a good excuse to be a kid again! ;-)

XO,

Sheila :-)

sarah abeachcottage said...

oh wow what a delightful package to open...nice swapping!

Sarah

Anne Fannie said...

What lovely gifts you got and lucky you being Heidi's swap partner!
Have fun at the greatest place on earth!
~Ann

Spruce Creek Farm said...

Hello;
I just anted to drop in and say hello and thank you for visiting my blog.
I love that black & white plate with the draft horses on them. We used to own and pair of draft horses but had to get rid of them.
We sure miss them.
You have alot of beautiful things>
Brenda

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