Sunday, April 17, 2011

~I missed you & and A Thank you~

 Oh, how I have missed  you! I really have, it seems like I have been gone for ever....We had a lovely trip to Las Vegas. The only bad thing was  I brought home a terrible allergy with a really bad sore throat and dry cough...I still have it and it just won't go away. I think I'm allergic to smoke...
I need to catch up with so many of you and I will. I have been thinking of you and wondering how you have been.
Can you believe Easter is next weekend! my goodness where has the time gone..
A few weeks ago I won a very lovely gift from "Rebecca" you all know Rebecca from A Gathering of Thoughts
I was so thrilled and so excited. Rebecca is a dear heart and she is so very talented and creative. When Gary and I arrived home from running errands yesterday  I saw a  package on the doorstep of our little cottage..I couldn't wait to get out of car and take it inside to open it and  see what was inside. The package was from Rebecca and when I opened it I was so delighted!
Just look at this sweet pink bunny adorable can one pillow be!

 Along with the pillow was a bunny card to match that I can send to someone since its blank inside, but I can't part with it. The card sparkles with happiness! and playful bunny's.
 Also a gift tag and the little envelope you see has a tea bag in it, how darn cute is that!. I love everything Rebecca thank you so very much...I heart you!

 So in the spirit of Bunny's I thought I would share a few decorations I have around the house..nothing much this year since we are not hosting Easter... Our daughters Desire' and Bernadette are hosting Easter and big Easter egg hunt for all the kids...
 You might recognize this little bunny ...she only comes out at Easter time to keep an eye on all the little ones hunting for pretty colored eggs she has hidden....
 I know these dark chocolate bunny candles are kinda of weird....but I really liked them!!LOL
I don't think I'll be lighting them.I don't want them to melt. LOL

 Just a little Some Bunny Loves you pillow.
An Easter garland strung across the fireplace...

 "Every Bunny Welcome" is hung along side the wall as you enter our home.

Happy Spring you all! We had the most beautiful weekend weather we have had in along time. I hope your weekend was full of warmth and sunshine and everything that makes you happy![signature.gif]


Vee said...

Sorry that you're under the weather. I hadn't thought of all that smoke you'd have to be around...ugh.

Your new pillow and bunnies are so cute. What a sweet win from Rebecca. And your own Easter decorations are great, even the chocolate bunnies' candlesticks. Of course, they have to be chocolate!

Paula ~ castleandcottagesigns said...

What an adorable pillow, love all your bunnies:) I hope you're feeling better!!

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

the pillow Rebecca sent you is gorgeous! How wonderful! Your home looks ready for Easter. Hope you get to feeling better soon.

Sweet Bee Cottage said...

Uh oh! I think you might have given me a new project. I love your basket hanging off the side of your porch (?).

The bunnies are adorable. Glad you had a fun time and I hope you feel better soon.

Karie said...

Glad you are home safely. Hope you have a wonderful and blessed Easter. Hugs, Karie

Claudia said...

What a lovely gift! Feel better soon.


Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Loving all of those sweet bunnies!

Vicki Boster said...

Elizabeth - you certainly ARE all decked out for Easter! That bunny pillow is fabulous - and the card too! I love all your Easter decorations. Your home looks beautiful.

Thanks for posting about my give away on YOUR beautiful blog - I so appreciate you. Big hugs back to you and fingers crossed that you are a winner!


ps- we love Vegas too!

Rita said...

Congratulations on your beautiful win. Rebecca does such a fabulous job, doesn't she? Get better real soon!

Rebecca Nelson said...

Thank you for sharing about your fun win Miss E! Everything looks so springy and wonderful! Hope you can't tell a big difference in the pillow from the first one. Figured you wouldn't want my blood on it! HAHAHAH

Blessings to you and love~ You are such a doll and so inspirational~


Susan Freeman said...

Congratulations on your prize ~ it's a very cute pillow! I hope you feel better soon.

Susan and Bentley

Bernideen said...

Beautiful post and lovely ideas!

Ana said...

Hi sweet Elizabeth,
I do hope you're feeling better. I know this crazy weather we've been having probably isn't helping. This weekend was absolutely beautiful...We even went to The Wild Animal on Sunday and it was a gorgeous day. But since Monday there has not been one little ray of sun...What happened? Is it the same over where you are? Anyways, congratulations on your giveaway gift. It's absolutely beautiful. Gotta love Ms. Rebecca and her gorgeous creations. Enjoy my dear friend. Wishing you and all your family a very blessed Easter.

Hugs and Kisses,

Jenna said...

Hi Elizabeth! I love all your decorations too, I especially love the chocolate easter bunny head candles very unique and they have nice detail on them as well. I hope you had a great time in vegas, I have never been there but maybe one day ;o) I also hope your feeling better, I don't like getting colds or allergies either. The bunny pillow is beautiful, what a great set! I'll have to go and look at her pretties. I love all your bunnish things and you look ready for esater to...I want to wish you and your family a wonderful Easter Weekend! Hugs, Jennifer

Melinda said...

Cute decor and goodies!

Hope you feel better soon!


Miss Jean said...

What a lucky girl you are! The bunnie gifts are wonderful. I came home from Denver with allergies as well. My sister and I flew there and I took the train home by myself. Bad trip!!!!!!!! The bad snow storm in March? Yep, I was on a train and a 9 hour bus trip from Reno! But it was worth it to meet my son at the airport as he arrived from Afghanistan!!! Woo Hoo!!!

I know how you feel - some days I wish I were Maggie as well! LOL!

bj said...

So sorry you aren't feeling daughter always has the same trouble after being in smoke filled casinos in Vegas. It doesn't bother me...I just say "bring me another roll of quarters." :))
Feel better soon.

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

Such pretty Easter decor!
WHERE did you get the brown Easter bunny candle heads???? OMG they are so adorable!
Your home looks perfectly ready for Sunday.
Enjoy the weekend.
Your newest follower.

Tablescapes By Diane said...

Hi lovely lady.
Im so sorry you are not feeling good. Texas has a lot of smoke in the North and East part of the state.I love your pillows and all the bunnies so sweet. I hope you and your lovely family have a Great Easter.

BeautifulDees said...

Sorry you dont feel the wishes to feel better soon. Come on over to my blog I am having a blog give away.

Anne Marie said...

Hi Elizabeth!
Your blanket you so lovingly stitched for our son is such a treasure - it's been a God-sent! We have only used that to bundle him up's still cold here and it's just been so perfect

so soft
just lovely Elizabeth...thank you so much.....I think of you every time I bundle him up

Anne Marie

Anonymous said...

Hi sweetie! It was so good to hear from you! It has been awhile since we visited, it would be so nice to get together again. I hope you feel better, all your Easter pics are adorable. Did you and Gary have a nice Easter? Talk to you soon, and get well, Marcia

Simple Home said...

Easter looks so pretty at your house, I hope you had a wonderful one!
It's a good thing those candles have wicks, or someone might take a bite out of them. They look just like chocolate bunnies :-)

Thank you so much for your continued prayers for my nephew Jordan. They mean so much :-)

Myrna said...

Hi Elizabeth! Hope this finds you feeling much better and you had a good Easter! Thanks for entering in the giveaway and your sweet comments!

Dawn said...

What a great pillow to add to your easter decor. Something about those chocolate bunny head candles makes me uneasy, LOL! My kids feel the same way about my paper mache cow head/shelf "Bessie". But quirky has it's place too.

Hope you're feeling better. Isn't it a shock to leave CA and walk into a public building that allows smoking? It wreaks havoc with my asthma.

Beverly said...

Hope you are feeling better by now. Just wanted to say how much I missed your posts and glad you are back now. Enjoyed your Easter bunnies. Love, love the spring hanging basket. Hope you had a great Easter.

Monica said...

Gorgeous gifts! Hope you feel better, dear one.
Monica xo

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