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……began with my favorite thing!  Sunday morning with Sandie Girl!

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Oh my goodness, what’s going on you may ask!  Well, Sandie & I are both May Babies and love to celebrate that fact together.  Looks like the fun has begun….

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Happiness all the way around!

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I had seen the blankie Sandie had made for baby  Noah and in my subtle way…….O.K., I said I wanted one!  This is truly a labor of love …

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Sandie selected the most delightful patterns for me….Butterflies of love!

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Here are some more.  I’m going to cuddle up on the sofa with this,,,,,,,,

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O.K. Sandie Girl…It’s your turn.  I see that you have a BIG box too!IMG 8570

Here’s the story behind the story.  Sandie is a true foodie and the only person I know who is courageous enough to consistently try out NEW recipes for dinner guests.  I mean, who is that brave???  You already  know I’m becoming a regular at Pirch.  I love their motto…’Live Joyfully’!  

Anyway, besides appliances they also have a lovely gift section and I spotted this book…’Salt Block Cooking’ along with a Himalayan Salt Block.  This is a precious pink mineral from the ancient hills in Pakistan’s Punjab provence….an Iron Chef panache if there ever was one!  How perfect for the culinary adventurous Sandie Girl!

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But wait…..there’s more!  With this gift you are also entitled to a FREE ‘cooking with a salt block’ class at Pirch.” Are you serious says she?”


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Well, after all the excitement had settled down we did the same and enjoyed coffee with the treats of sweet rolls and fruit from Whole Foods Sandie had so thoughtfully brought.

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A fun time all around……IMG 8588

And a special hug for Sir Charles…..IMG 8605

No Kita, you can’t go home with Sandie……

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Shortly after Sandie left Sweet Amy came by for Mother’s Day with the most exquisite floral arrangement I have ever seen……

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You’re looking at a Garden of Love!

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The terrarium dome contains a fairyland……..and look at the beautiful butterflies……

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These beautiful roses were for mom….it’s Wednesday and they’re still beautiful….I suspect they will last at least a week as Amy always selects the freshest flowers at the Flower Mart!

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Nikka loves the jewels Amy puts on the roses……

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Happy Mother’s Day mom!

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Good thing there’s Gourmet 88 delivery or we’d probably starve!

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Sooooooo good!IMG 8654

Dessert is usually fruit and ice-cream….IMG 8656

Before we settle in with popcorn to watch TV Kita has to dance with Emma…..

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She was cordoned off for most of the evening…..wonder why!

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May you have a playful week!


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