Thursday, October 11, 2012

from Auntie Hilda



There are so many things that matter most....
but every now and then...
it is the little thoughts of kindness that bring cheer!

I can't remember the last time I went to the mailbox and discovered a parcel.

Do you know that moment just before opening a gift?
Have you ever just let is sit unopened and pondered it?

I did that.
Once I opened the brown wrapper and found this pretty paper inside..
I let is sit...and emptied my dishwasher.

I kept glancing over at it...
not willing for the surprise to end.


Inside...was a handwritten note from Auntie Hilda...
written with love.



Still taking my time..
I put on a pot of coffee..
and checked email.

Truly...I did that.


A gift from this my favorite store.
Insert...smile here.


She saw this sweet apron while shopping with cousin Nancy.
She thought of me...
imagine that.

It is perfect!
I love it!

You are...
 as always..
so kind..
and generous.
Thank you so much!


A girl never has too many aprons.


all for now...

14 comments:

  1. How delightful! Definitely the best store!! :) I do the same thing with packages. Sometimes I leave the contents set up in a still life for days because I don't want to disturb the beauty of it. :) How nice to be thought of by your Aunt!!!

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  2. So cute! Auntie Hilda has you figured out.

    Lovella, I have never savored a gift like this...nope. I can't wait to get into it. Your approach makes me smile. Perhaps I should try it.

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  3. And you look beautiful in the apron. Happy Thanksgiving! (just a little late...or early...depending upon how one looks at it).

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  4. It truly is fun receiving things in the mail. Just the right kind of apron with thoughts and love wrapped all together. It's just perfect.

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  5. That is very sweet for sure and you picked the perfect spot to take a photo to show it to us...

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  6. Aw... I love it! What a perfect surprise!

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  7. Didn't know that was your favorite store! They do have the cutest aprons and that one suits cute little old you just great!

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  8. I love the apron. And yes, your Aunt is the sweetest. It is so fun to get a gift. Something that you know someone went out of their way to get you. Just knowing that she was thinking of you makes the gift so very special. You are a blessed lady!!!

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  9. What a lovely surprise! Your Aunt Hilda sounds like a wonderful person.

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  10. That apron becomes you!!!! I have never heard of that store (can you imagine!). I looked it up and there is one with an hours drive to Oakville, Ontario. Hmmm - might have to check it out sometime. What a lovely and thoughtful gift and love how you savoured it before opening.

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  11. What a sweet surprise! That is a great photo of you in the pumpkin patch wearing your beautiful apron. It was nice that you took you time in opening your gift. I received 2 parcels from my sister for Thanksgiving but I lit right into them. ;)

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  12. Darling apron....darling photo!

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  13. This is the best Autumn picture ever.

    Sharon

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Thank you!