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Saturday, 18 July 2009

Pink Saturday


Hello and welcome to my blog! It's another Pink Saturday
and participants from all over the world are gathering at Beverly's for this fun event. We love the colour pink, and would love it if you would visit Beverly at 'How Sweet the Sound' and join in the fun! She will make you feel most welcome.

Before I get to my pinks today, I have AN UPDATE ON MY MOTHER:
She is out of ICU and is now in a private room. She is still very uncomfortable from the sugery but has begun the healing process. Thank you so very much for your prayers everyone. God bless you!

My pinks today include a Giveaway I won a few weeks ago and a few other things.

So, here we go.......

I received this little box in the mail yesterday. I opened it up and found another little box inside! Don't you just love surprises?
And inside that little box was a darling little bird's nest and a scripture book mark.As you can see, the book mark has some pink on it with a pink ribbon. It reads, "Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for he is so good! For his lovingkindness is forever." Psalm 118:29 TLBThe nest itself was hand made by Barb of Treasures From the Heart http://treasuresfromtheheartgifts.blogspot.com/ and is adorned with three little eggs, a paper flower made of vintage sheet music, and a doilie. A tiny banner which reads 'Blessings' is also propped up in the nest. Isn't it delightful? Thank you Barb! Why not drop by and pay Barb a visit; she would love it if you did!
Next is a favourite pink mug.

I am going to have a cup of tea; or rather a mug of tea!
Would you care for some? I only have two of these mugs left; unfortunately the other two got broken. I also have these mugs. These were a set of four that a good friend of mine saw one day and said to himself, "Those look like Sandi. I think I'll get them for her birthday." And he did! I have had them since the mid-eighties!


Thanks for dropping by today. Please pop over to Beverly's and visit the other pinkies out in blogland. Just click on this link http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog/ or the Pink Saturday button on my sidebar. Have a pinkalicious day everyone!

30 comments:

  1. Sandi, I'm so glad to hear that your mother is doing well . . . I'll continue to keep her in my prayers.

    I just love the little bird's nest and what a wonderful idea to use sheet music to make a rose bed! Some people are so talented!

    Love the mugs . . . I'd love a cup please! Have you tried the 'Hot Cinnamon Spice' tea from Barnes and Noble? It's wonderful . . . even my cockatoo Bijou loves it! LOL!!

    Happy Pink Saturday,
    Teresa the MiniMadWoman

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  2. What lovely gifts you received. I love the shade of pink on your cups. Very cozy to enjoy a hot drink on a chilly morning! Happy Pink Saturday to you! Continued healing for your Mama.

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  3. This is good news about you Mom. Having her transferred in a private room means everything is doing well and that she's stable. :-)

    Congratulations on your win. The bible verse is a nice reminder to us all. And the nest has found a home just beside the birdhouse - how wonderful is that?

    The mugs you friend gave you with white swirls is pretty. I would not have thought they were that long ago. LOL

    (no pink post for me today. I'm just dropping by)

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  4. Pretty mugs.
    Happy PS and
    a nice week ahead Sandi.
    Regina

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  5. Happy Pink Saturday! Your bird's nest is a wonderful work of art! I love your mugs! What time is tea?

    Linda

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  6. Hi Sandi,
    Glad your Mom is progressing.
    What a cute little bird's nest you won.
    Take care,
    Carolyn

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  7. The little nest is so pretty and I love the vintage music bow!

    Have a great Pink Saturday!

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  8. Good news about your mother. Praying that her strength returns quickly and she can get home.

    I love those last mugs. So much!

    Your "pinks" are all very pretty.

    Becky K.

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  9. I love that precious bird's nest. Congratulations on your win. Happy Pink Saturday!

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  10. HAPPY PINK SATURDAY!
    I am glad your Mother is on the road to recovery.....
    What a precious little birds nest. I love how it sits in the flower made from sheet music. How clever!!
    Do try that Hot Cinnamon Spice tea from Barnes and Noble...It is delicious and cinnamon is wonderful for you, too!
    Jil

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  11. That is great news that yr mom is already out of the ICU!!! May she continue to heal and gain strength and relief from the discomfort.

    Pretty, pretty giveaway prizes and what lovely mugs!

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  12. Hi Sandi,
    Thank you for showing us the lovely things you shared today. And thank you for the warm welcome to Pink Saturday.

    Hope your mother's recovery goes smoothly.

    Bill

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  13. Sandi, I'm so happy your mother is doing better and pray continued improvement over her! :-)

    Love your pinks... what a sweet birds nest and the book mark, too! And your mugs are pretty in pink. What a sweet friend to think of you and think pink, too!

    Happy Pink Saturday!

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  14. Sandi, It's wonderful that you Mother is doing better!

    The bird's nest is darling and those pretty mugs are so fabulous!

    Hope you are have a lovely Pink Saturday!

    Tina

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  15. Sandi,
    So glad your Mother is doing better.
    Praying she gets rest,and a quick and full recovery.

    Thanks for posting about the nest i sent.
    Silly me! I should have done pink!!

    Blessings,
    Barbara Jean

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  16. well from reading your post you are have a wonderful pink saturday!!!!

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  17. The little pink birdhouse is so cute. What ice pink mugs great for morning coffee or tea. I made cookies yesterday, together we could have a nice tea party. THANKS!!! for sharing. Geri

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  18. I'd be happy to drink a cup of coffee out of one of your pink mugs. :O)

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  19. Glad to hear your mom is in a pivate room now. My continued prayers for her.
    I love the pink mugs. Aah, I could have a nice cup of joe in one of those. :)
    Blessings,
    Sandra

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  20. What a lovely giveaway that you won! Everything is so pretty! I'm glad to hear your mother is doing better, Sandi, that is great news! Happy Pink Saturday!

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  21. What a cute idea with the little Birds nest and sheet music, I love those Pink mugs~~thank you for sharing with us, I'm happy your Mum is doing better.
    Blessings to you all.
    marian elizabeth

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  22. Good news about Mom, will keep her in my prayers.
    Very pretty post!
    Love the pink mugs!
    Happy Pink Saturday!
    Mary :)

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  23. very pretty.. congrats on your winnings! Glad your Mom is doing better.

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  24. I hope your mom is doing even better by now!! Great pink Saturday goodies!

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  25. That is the sweetest little birds nest! What a treat to find in the mail! Your pink mugs are so much fun and special that they hold memories of friends. Great post!

    Happy Pink Saturday!
    Robin@Miscellaneous Thoughts

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  26. So glad your sweet mom is doing well! Your giveaway was great! Barb is so sweet, she is one of my best blog friends! Your pinks are lovely!
    Happy Pink Saturday!
    Hugs, Lisa

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  27. What wonderful pics, oh the mugs!!!! Prayers for your Mother.

    Happiest of Pink Saturdays to you!

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  28. The birdnest giveaway is adorable! I love your pink cups, too. Please give MOM a hug and let her know that lots of pink lovin' gals are praying for her. Pink Hugs, Patti

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  29. Oh boy what a wonderful win....your blogs is nice....God Bless You
    Kandy

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I am delighted to have you visit me and I read every comment. Please forgive me for not being able to visit you all as there are so many of you lovely bloggy friends now. I will visit as much as possible. I wish you a day filled with JOY! ~ Sandi

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