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09 May, 2009

Wooo hooo....or...I'm a winner!

I came home the other day to a wonderful surprise...a package on my porch! Soooo...you know what that means. Yes, I get to do a package-opening post! My new blogger friend Lisa at Livin' Louisana way down there in Cajun country was having a give-away and I was lucky enough to win, along with my friend Dixie at French Lique, Texas!


Now a package-opening post at my house is a job which requires a great deal of supervision. Today, Miss Isabella decided that she would take on that responsibility. Can you guess what it is?


Hmmm...there's frenchy writing....


...and it's all tied up with a pretty bow!


It's frenchy coasters that Lisa made herself! Aren't they gorgeous? I have been needing coasters and haven't been able to find any that I really like...until now!


I am putting them on my coffee table in a special place...right next to my favorite Charles Faudree book! I am going to really enjoy using them! Thanks, Lisa!


And merci beaucoup from our CEO Ozzie! Oui, elle parle fran├žais! Yes, she speaks French! She is captured here in a rare playful moment, enjoying a ball of packing paper! Be sure to drop by Lisa's blog Livin' Louisana and become a follower because you are in for a treat! She has wonderful photos, fascinating stories, terrific recipes, Cajun music and a generous helping of Cajun life!! And thanks again, Lisa, for the beautiful coasters!

19 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your win. I love your new coasters. Tres chic!

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  2. Ooooooo, it is SO much fun to find gifts in the mail. Enjoy the weekend!

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  3. You & Dixie were the perfect gals to win them! If anything ever happens to one of them, let me know, & I'll make you another. However, they have survived 2 boys, & one husband here! They look perfect on your table!

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  4. I KNEW immediately when I saw Ozzie that she was French..and was probably fluent! :) Look how she is able to look so enticing! Yep..she is French alright!!

    I..wasn't sure about Miss Isabella..if she was wanting to "help" or... :) if she was hoping it was for her!

    What sweet babies they are!
    Your coasters are so nice and perfect on your coffee table.

    ~smiles~

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  5. WoWee! Fine lookin' coasters, they are!!!!!!CHEERS! Michele

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  6. Congrats on your new coasters! They look so pretty on the table. Ozzie directed the photo shoot beautifully too! Happy Mother's Day, Debbie! ♥ Diane

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  7. Debbie,
    Congrats my friend, those are so perfect for you! They look so pretty on your coffee table. Happy Mothers Day and love the new blog look. Hugs, Cindy

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  8. Hi Debbie, love the coasters! Hope you have a fabulous Mother's Day with your loved ones. It was lovely meeting Miss Isabella and Ozzie since it's usually Baby Kitty that's featured in your blogs!

    Have a great day, Bonnie

    PS - there's a surprise on my Krazy Kitty blog - you'll see!

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  9. Congratulations Debbie! Those are perfect for you! (Of course, they would have been perfect for me too!) Have Ozzie, Baby Kitty, Isabella, and Kitty all wished you a Happy Mother's Day this morning? In case they are sleeping in, I'll say it for them. Happy Mother's Day. laurie

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  10. Are we two lucky old gals or what! I love the coasters... though I must admit I'm using mine as an art object... LOL

    Happy Mom's day... I'm the cute one on the arm of the sofa... I was about 17 months old in the photo... born Dec 1954... my sister was born a year later, Dec 1955...

    have a great week... My youngest is getting married May 30th.. so I'll be semi missing in blogland for the next couple of weeks...

    blessings & Hugs... Dixie

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  11. How wonderful!!! You are a kucky girl!!!

    Have a wonderful Mother's Day!!!
    XOXO
    Cathy

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  12. Happy Mother's Day. And, an award! I just love that you write all about plates. I too love plates, and where else could I get my fix? So at http://amidlifeofprivilege.blogspot.com, if you like, you will find your Queen of ALLLL Things award. Congrats .

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  13. Congratulations on the win!! Those coasters are fabulous!!! Happy Mother’s Day to you, Nicole

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  14. What a generous win! I love Lisa's lavender products. Every summer I pick several bunches of lavender from our yard and create all kinds of fun things to put the lavender in.
    The Feur De Lis coaster are wonderful! I like the french text(stamped) in the background.
    You and Dixie are lucky girls!

    I hope you can come by and see the gift ideas I posted. I'm going to leave it up till Monday.

    Sweet wishes,
    Sara

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  15. Oh Congratulations Debbie, handmade french coasters, how pretty and yes tres chic. The fleur de lis is on Quebec's provincial flag :)

    It's good your kitties are bilingual, you never know when it may come in handy for them. ;) You taught them well Miss Debbie.

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  16. She MADE them herself? I'm going to make a b-line right over to her blog and see if she explains how. Congrats on your win.

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  17. Those are wonderful coasters, Debbie, and I think they are perfect for you!

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  18. Congratulations on your win Debbie! How "Francais et Chic" are they? I love them! ;) ~CC

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Thanks so much for stopping by and taking the time to comment! I appreciate my wonderful readers!... Debbie