Friday, December 14, 2012

Thanks A Treasured Past!

Just a quick thank you to Tam from A Treasured Past.  We received a big parcel of goodies the other day which included my giveaway win and some other treasures. Check it out!

 Tam makes these gorgeous vintage stamp pendants. I chose the Wren, he is so cute. Here is her Facebook page. Have a look, there are some beautiful things to see.


  I can't wait for some quiet time with a cup of tea to have a read of my giveaway win!



Thank you Tam for the vintage decorations. They remind me of  'The Christmas Tree' which was a function that was held every Christmas Eve in our small town. It was held on the local oval at night and the Church would put on a nativity scene and Father Christmas would visit and give every child a present (that their parents had provided so there was a lot of variety in the size/price range of presents, hee hee). There would always be a huge real pine Christmas tree on the oval, the biggest I had ever seen. We would all drink raspberry soft drink in glass bottles. I remember dreaming of the day I might get to be the angel next to Father Christmas as he had one on each side of him every year. Mum later told me that I was asked but I had said no which would be likely since I was so shy.
When we would get home at night we would hope that maybe the 'real' Father Christmas had already visited us because it was dark. I always wondered why Mum and Dad were so certain that he hadn't been yet. I would go to bed and hear the sleigh bells - I swear! Did anyone else use to imagine they could hear the bells? :)

 A cute little book too! There was a little 'party in a box' as well but the kids already had gotten into it. :)



There was even more in the box! Some gifts for the kids, they were so excited!

Thanks Tam for it all, so generous. xxx

7 comments:

  1. What a lovely parcel! Santa came early :)

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  2. Hello! Great story about your memories from the Christmas Eve party on the oval. That's the stuff Christmas is made of - great memories and happy times. You got such a beautiful parcel of goodies! How sweet of Tam. Your pendant is gorgeous. I have a thing for birds so I reckon I would have chosen that one too. Happy Holidays and a great Christmas to you and your family.xx

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  3. Tam is a generous soul indeed and you just know she'd be lovely in 'real' life too, don't you Sherry...

    I remember our Christmas Trees too, one in particular where I received a bag made out of a bath mat! (you know the ones made out of scraps of rag) It was green. My sister, who I was intensely jealous of got a laundry set - little plastic bowl, sponges, pegs etc and REAL soap powder in its own teeny tiny box! I cried all the way home and got told off by my Mum for not being grateful. Grateful! For that thing? Who gives a seven year old kid a bag made out of a bath mat, that's what I want to know?!
    Still bearing a grudge, obviously! x

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    1. Aww, not fair (but a bit funny - hee hee sorry). I can just imagine that bath mat bag.

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  4. Tam is a darling, enjoy your treasures. The birdie is lovely too.

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  6. Thank you for the lovely words Sherry, it is my pleasure xx

    The kids looks sooo cute! Merry Christmas :)

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