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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

{1st DAFFODIL & LOVE IN THE MAIL}


Spring must be in the air, as our very first daffodil did show up. It is so lovely that I want to share it with you, as well as two special gifts that came in the mail for me.
First of all I want to show you this special box that came all the way across the Atlantic Ocean, from Rotterdam in The Netherlands. Sweet Saskia from the blog Join my Joy (click it) transformed her favorite matchbox into a little present.


She than did mail it out to me; sans matches and tulip...


 Here it is; on my side of the Ocean and this matchbox does match my tablecloth!
The loveliest of roses...
THANKS A MILLION SWEET SASKIA!

This lovely red tin was a gift of LOVE from dear friend ENGRACIA; thanks a million too, for mailing that to me! Friends do sustain each other!
♥♥

14 comments:

  1. Hi Mariette,
    so sweet that your friends have sent you that nice gifts. The matchbox is adorable and so nice with your tablecloth. And the Love-tin is just right for valentine's day. Enjoy those and the first daffodils (in this gorgeous rosevase). I wish we had spring and frist daffodils, too.
    Greetings, Johanna

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  2. That is so sweet! And you are right, a perfect match!!

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  3. Wat leuk Mariette! Wat fijn om zo'n pakje te ontvangen!
    Fijne dag wenst je,
    Nicole

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  4. Isn't Saskia a sweetheart - and clever too!

    Felicity

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  5. My goodness, your table cloth has exactly the same print! I'm happy my little package arrived before Valentine's day and before your Birthday! I still like the idea that it was your birthday this month, since I didn't know.
    You took lovely pictures of the little gifts, dearest sweet Mariette. I hope you have had a loveliest of Valentines.
    Do enjoy a wonderful Tuesday, our weather is very Springlike, woo hoooo
    Hugs and Love xoxoxoxox

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  6. What a sweet gifts youreceived Mariëtte, and how wonderful the little match box 'matches' with your tablecloth!!
    You just MUSt have had a lovely Valentine's Day :-)
    Bisous from Versailles,
    Chantal

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  7. HARTverwarmend mariette!!! wat kan een mens BLIJ worden van zo'n lieve akties he!!!!

    Genieten met de GROTE G!!

    Liefs,
    Lynda

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  8. What a precious little matchbox that is and it really does match your tablecloth perfectly!

    Daffodils are gorgeous, a true sign of Spring:)

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  9. Hi Mariette,
    What a wonderful gift for sweet you. Love how your matchbox goes so nicely with your tablecloth.
    If you are already seeing daffodils, we may be next. Warmer days ahead we hope. Yesterday was 75 degrees.
    Have a wonderful day.
    Hugs and love from Texas,
    Celestina Marie
    p.s.oh I think I may have found another Family sign for you to look at. I will take some pics to send when I get some time today. Involved here with installers at the moment.

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  10. Hi Mariette,
    What a wonderful gift for sweet you. Love how your matchbox goes so nicely with your tablecloth.
    If you are already seeing daffodils, we may be next. Warmer days ahead we hope. Yesterday was 75 degrees.
    Have a wonderful day.
    Hugs and love from Texas,
    Celestina Marie
    p.s.oh I think I may have found another Family sign for you to look at. I will take some pics to send when I get some time today. Involved here with installers at the moment.

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  11. Hi Mariette, how nice recive that kind of gifts from friends in the distance. The matchboxes lined is a success, all you've received. Adorn themselves. Greetings, rose marie

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  12. Jij bent verwend, wat leuk helemaal uit Nederland,

    Groetjes Janny

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  13. Kijk nou !!! wat leuk !! heeft mijn Sassie dit gedaan......wat is het toch een lieverd.....ik heb haar in december ontmoet in onze winkel....ze is zo leuk lief en te aardig !! hahahahah!! liefs van mij...xxx...

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  14. Hello Mariette,
    Oh your flowers are breathing spring to me and Love is just a beautiful way to start the year! Love it and your pics are fabulous!
    Hugs
    Olivia

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