Happy holidays, everyone! Whether you’re celebrating Hanukkah this week, Christmas this weekend, or are enjoying the season in any other way that’s special to you, I hope you're having a wonderful time with family and friends.
Between get-togethers, last-minute shopping runs and getting ready to leave for California very soon, I sadly haven’t had much time to post throughout the past couple weeks, but I’m hopeful that once the new year kicks off, I’ll be back on a more regular schedule.
In the meantime, I just couldn’t wait to share the super sweet surprise I received last week from longtime blog friend Diana of The World Around Her, who sent Stephen and I a truly lovely ornament and also included a too cute handmade card that definitely brought a smile to our faces.
Thank you so much for your thoughtful kindness, Diana, and to all my friends here in the blogosphere, a merry and happy holiday to you and yours! I'll be back soon with recaps from our trip and other fun musings to help welcome 2012 in style!
What special surprises have you received so far this holiday season?
Beautiful card, and cute ornament! My sister-in-law and brother-in-law sent us a lovely platter for Christmas from the East Coast. It was so fun to pick up their package from the post office and tear into it. Since most of our family is local, its rare for us to receive gifts in the mail - this was a special treat. Happy holidays, and safe travels to you :)ReplyDelete
Very cool! Hope you and Stephen have a great trip!ReplyDelete
That is SO fabulous! Her cards are all beautiful.ReplyDelete
aww, what a sweet surprise!ReplyDelete
a blog friend sent me a Christmas gift ... that was so surprising... wasn't expecting it all.
hope you and your family have a fabulous Christmas!
That was really thoughtful, and beautiful!ReplyDelete
so sweet! I love that homemade ornament too! Meeting bloggers and making blog friends is so wonderful. it's such a great, supportive community. I hope you and Stephen Have a fabulous Holiday season!!ReplyDelete
So cute! I too received an ornament recently as a sweet surprise!ReplyDelete
great card and ornament :) hooray for receiving a fun surprise.ReplyDelete
What a beautiful card and ornament. It's hard to blog during the holidays, luckily this year I had way less holiday events but I can certainly understand how it may not be the case for others.ReplyDelete
You are so sweet and this just touches my heart to see you blog about the beautiful ornament and card I sent you!! I hope you guys have a very Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year!! Your friendship means a lot to me, you are always so kind, uplifting, and sweet, and even though you have such a busy life you always leave wonderful comments!! xoxoReplyDelete
PS thank you to everyone who commented on how nice they are!ReplyDelete
What a sweet gift! I'm surprised and happy to see my family for Christmas this year (we usually see the husband's family and it is great that my parents and brother are flying in!)ReplyDelete
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i found out im getting a clarisonic!!! which means a lot to this frugal gal. thanks for always commenting in my blog. merry christmas!ReplyDelete
Lovely card and how cute is that ornament! xoReplyDelete
Hope you had an awesome Christmas lady!ReplyDelete
Happy New Year Heather! I hope you are enjoyed your holidays!ReplyDelete
Happy new year heather to you and the hubby!ReplyDelete
Looks like you had a beautiful Christmas time ...ReplyDelete
really enjoying your lovely Blog!
happy new years 2012! x
What a beautiful card and I love the ornament! Hope you had a Merry Christmas! xoReplyDelete
What a gorgeous ornament and card! It's so nice when people share Christmas gifts like this.ReplyDelete
Happy, happy, happy New Year! I can't wait to get to know you better in 2012.
Hope you had a great New Year my dear.
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I hope you had a lovely Christmas!!!ReplyDelete
That ornament is so cool!! What is inside? it looks really beautiful!ReplyDelete