Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Treasures in the Mail Yesterday!

Recently I was a lucky prize winner on a favorite blog of mine -
Two Bags Full... hosted by Vicki.
If you're not familiar with this blog, please go visit it.
Vickie is one of the most giving people
I have met in blog land.
She is a neonatal nurse, a worldwide traveler
and travel writer, she takes gorgeous photos,
she's altruistic beyond words,
creates limited editions of whimsical knitted
"Nests" you have to see because I don't have
the words to adequately describe them.
She's an Etsy shopkeeper and finally,
a knitter and yarn lover.
Can you see why I was attracted to her blog?
She recently hosted a wonderful blog party
highlighting some of her favorite Etsy sites.
(That post alone is worth bookmarking
because it helps simplify  holiday armchair shopping!)

Yesterday I received the beautiful framed,
 charcoal sketch above.
It was donated to Vicki for her giveaway by
Kathy & Gwen at Gorby's Art & Antiques.
If you've visited here before,
you know that sketch will be right at home.
I haven't yet decided where it will hang,
but it will definitely find a spot before long.
Thank you Gwen (the artist) and Kathy!

Not only did I get the wonderful sketch,
but Vicki also tucked in a beautiful sugar cookie
from one of her favorite on line bakeries,
I've been munching on it with my coffee,
while writing this post.
for the lovely prizes, your blog and you!


Shirley said...

Hi, Vicki is a very special lady. She is very caring and the nest is beautiful and awesome. She has a way of lifting your spirits. Your picture is a special gift indeed and congratulations. Have a wonder week what is left of it. Hugs and Prayers from Your Missouri Friend.

Vicki Boster said...

I'm thrilled that your picture arrived and that you have given it such a lovely home!! That picture is definately for you!! Thanks for sharing it with your wonderful devoted readers-- you are too kind--

Have a wonderful Christmas-- stay snug and warm in your lovely little cottage home.


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