Friday, December 16, 2011

A few presents to show you

I want to share a few little presents I recently received. We had our quilt guild meeting and Christmas party on Wed. and we always do a gift exchange , no names just random as to the gift you receive, if you bring one you receive one, I was really pleased with my gift , I guess you could call this one a quilters break time .
Sorry for the picture quality , can't seem to get the proper angle , so there is this lovely tea cup with cardinals on it , I love cardinals although we don't have them here and the cup has its own fine strainer for loose tea ,then there is the tea  from David's Tea , I have not tried this particular variety before ,it is called "an exotic journey" a green tea with mint and other spices , sounds wonderful doesn't it .I have had other teas from Davids and really enjoyed them . There is also some napkins with a Christmas design and Lindor Chocolates , I love chocolate and tea together , seriously , have you ever tried it , if not you don't know what you are missing.
 My friend Linda also gave me a gift that night which I love , I have seen these around for a few years now and always admired them so was really pleased to receive this , Thanks so much Linda you are the best.
 It looks fantastic when the lights are turned on , I must place a special doily under it .
I also have added to my technology toys , sounds like I have a ton of them doesn't it but that is far from the truth , I do have an ipod and now I have an Ipad 2 Touch , what a fun little item this is ,I have been having so much fun playing around with this and learning a few things about it, even found out there are quilting apps .
I have been using it this week to enter all the great giveaways in the bloghops, so convenient to sit in my favorite chair and surf the net , lots of fun !
 Today I am also celebrating my birthday , I won't tell you which one, lets just say I am older than dirt  ;-0 To celebrate I am decorating my tree , I finally got it up and now I am in the process of putting on a  few decorations then I think we are heading out for lunch so I'll talk to you all later and thanks so much for stopping by .
 hugs Sheila who is now one year older :-) 

19 comments:

  1. You did receive some lovley gifts Sheila and enjoy your new toy.

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  2. lovely gifts
    Happy "B" day my friend
    enjoy a cup of tea with your feet up and just enjoy your day
    hugs

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  3. Very wonderful gifts you received, Sheila, and you deserve all of them and more! Be sure to check both of your e-mail accounts...you'll find something from me, too! :o)

    Happy Birthday, dear friend!

    XOXO,

    Cyndi

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  4. Very nice gifts and they are sitting on top of a very lovely quilt!

    I would love to own an iPad 2 myself. What a nice toy you now have :)

    I wish for you a very happy birthday as well and I am quite certain you are not older than dirt! :D :D

    Happy birthday and Merry Christmas!

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  5. Happy Birthday Sheila...and have a Merry Christmas as well....

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  6. Happy Birthday!!! Enjoy all you gifts.

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  7. Great presents, especially the iPad 2 - fantastic.
    Happy Birthday :)
    The "other" Sheila

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  8. Happy Birthday to you.... hope you had a lovely day playing with your new toys...
    Hugz

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  9. Sheila, happy birthday!!! You will love the IPAD!

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  10. Lovely gifts. I do enjoy tea & chocolate. In fact had them together last night. :) I know how old you are but i'm not telling either. lol Happy Birthday my friend. Hugs,

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  11. Sheila happy birthday ,hope you have an awesome day surrounded by love and laughter.xx

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  12. What fun gifts....

    Happy B Day!!!

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  13. Happy birthday to you!
    Happy birthday to you!
    Happy birrrrrrthday dear Sheilaaaaaa....
    Happy birthday to you!!!!
    Be so very happy you can't hear me sing! ;)
    Hugs!

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  14. You did receive some lovely gifts, happy birthday. I love the finished quilt in the previous post too!

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  15. Many Many Happies to you Dear Sheila...we must be as old as the same dirt. Lovley gifts you recieved. I love those red cardinal birds. We don't get them here. Are they tiny birds?

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  16. I love the cardinal tea cup and the tea sounds divine. Lucky you with your new toy :) Happy Birthday!

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  17. Very nice gifts.
    Happy belated birthday.

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  18. Dear Sheila,
    belatedly congratulations to you, I´m sure you have had a wonderful birthday, so many beautiful presents.
    I like your christmastree and your home looks so very cosy!
    I wisch you and yours a very merry christmas!
    Liebe Grüße
    your friend Bente

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