Friday, March 1, 2013

French bread on Friday...there's a story!

happy Friday everyone!

a  fun fact about Blogville is that we are birds of a feather

we love and share many of the same bloggy friends.

 Gina, at Random Thoughts is one of the dear friends that i see pop up in the

 comment field of many posts in Blogville. she has been a sweet 

 friend of mine for about two years.

last December she had a lovely give a way. it was a mercury glass

Christmas tree.  i won that pretty tree!

when the postman handed it to me, i could not believe my ears.

a box of shatter!  i did make a comment to him..."oh...it sounds broken."

he said..."do you think it's broken?"  for a moment some sarcasm crossed

my mind...but, i remained my gracious and kind self, and in the spirit of

the harried holiday season, i thanked him.

  i felt that i should tell Gina, because it is my tradition to blog about

winnings, gifts, and purchases from my blog friends.

when i told Gina what happened she said, "Lynne, i will make it up to you!"

i told her not to worry as postage was expensive.


on Saturday, when i returned from our family gathering there was 

a box from Gina on the farm table. ( Mr D had placed it there, as

it was on the front porch when he returned home from work.)

just

look

what

was

inside

the 

box!


perfect


French


bread!


beee-you-tee-full!

as most of you know, the farm table is the heart of our home.

Mr D and i bought it in a barn in Alabama about 38 years ago.

it has always been the center of activity. it is our

 place for meals, homework, science projects, art and sewing.

last Fall i plopped Holland Grace onto the table to eat her berries 

under the chandie!  she loved sitting under the crystals!

 here is a peek at our vintage Alabama farm table this morning!


it holds the prettiest French bread!


a perfect fit!


just look at the lovelies...


so thoughtfully


selected for me.

thank you, Gina!

happy weekend sweet ones!

withLove.

6 comments:

  1. Oh, my!!! It is all so beautiful! You have the BEST blogger friends!!
    As always - I love seeing pictures of your lovely home!

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  2. That is absolutely gorgeous!!! What a lovely gift..

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  3. Wow, what a generous package and it all looks so pretty on your special farm table!

    Have a wonderful weekend.

    Please stop by my place, I am having a cookbook giveaway that I'm sure you will not want to miss. xo

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  4. The runner looks so pretty on your table! I'm glad you are enjoying your goodies.

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  5. HOW ABSOLUTELY PERFECT FOR YOU MY DEAR! C'est bien français! LOVE IT! Anita

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  6. Hello Lynne, that table runner is just gorgeous, and so perfect for your table, and for your love of all things French. Love Linda xx

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