Monday, June 20, 2011

A shopping trip

The other day I saw this pretty Wedgewood teacup in a shop and loved it. They were having a one day sale with 25% off. This was my belated birthday gift for myself, so it came home with me.
Also I have been wanting a utensil rail with butchers hooks, for a while now and saw this one and it looks great hanging over the stove.

http://streetandcityphotos.blogspot.com/2011/06/little-fox.html


My daughter was featured on this Fashion blog ~ it was actually the day of her birthday and we were planning to meet up with her for lunch at a Restaurant.
I took this photo in front of the old Ferry building, makes a lovely backdrop.
The Little Fox brooch, was a gift given to her by a friend, who had recently arrived back from Finland.

Just want to wish you a happy new week.
Many thanks for your visits and the lovely comments and to new followers, I look forward to getting to know you and coming over to say hello.

Hugs
Carolyn

32 comments:

  1. Beautiful teacup, Carolyn, and I love the utensil rack. It looks wonderful over the stove!

    Congrats to Victoria!!!

    I hope you have a good week! I had such a wonderful weekend it is going to be very difficult to get back in the swing of work tomorrow :)

    xxoo
    Marsha

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  2. Hi Carolyn, The Wedgwood teacup has a beautiful pattern. What a lovely birthday gift to yourself. Your stove and utensil rail look great and very professional.
    Congratulations to Victoria for being featured on that blog!
    Have a wonderful week!
    Hugs to you,
    Julia

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  3. Dearest Carolyn,

    Happy belated birthday to your 'foxy' daughter. She looked great with that fox pin; very special.
    Have a super week and thanks for your visits and comments as usual.

    Lots of love,

    Mariette

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  4. Love your teacup, it's so pretty.... and also love that utensil rack, it looks great, Your daughter is lovely, and such a pretty pin she was wearing! Hope you have a wonderful week and Happy belated birthday!!!
    Hugs~~~ Daphne

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  5. Have a sweet day Carolyn...
    Regards,

    Pierre

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  6. Hello Carolyn,

    Oh my, your daughter looks like a model! What a beautiful young lady she is. And that broach is fabulous. I think you chose a great gift for yourself. That is a sweet teacup to nestle up with a good cup of tea and a good book. It looks like you have a chef's stove. I hope it's much easier having all your items hanging right above. It all looks great!
    Happy week to you,
    Sharon :-)

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  7. Ciao cara!

    Mi piace molto la tazza...

    Io ne ho trovata una simile ad un mercatino dell'antiquariato e l'ho usata come giaciglio per un Teddy! ;o)

    La tua "bimba" è bellissima...;o)

    Un bacio dolcissima amica!

    Buona settimana. Kisses...NI

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  8. Your daughter looks amazing !!...lovely week darling.....love love Ria...xxx...

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  9. dear carolyn !
    so sweet teacup.
    and I wonder..is that your amazing stove?..love it !! Im curoius to se the rest of your kitchen..have a lovely day /Marie

    and yes..the pink chanel bag..is 'to die for*

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  10. Wow, I love the teacup! And all the afternoon teas and talks it signifies....
    Have a lovely week!

    windeater.blogspot.com

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  11. Your daughter does look beautiful! Great fashion sense. I sure don't think I could walk around in those shoes. :/ Nice little birthday gift to yourself. Have a great new week. :) Tammy

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  12. Lovely post, darling!
    That teacup and saucer are precious!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  13. cute!



    xoxo from rome
    K.
    http://kcomekarolina.blogspot.com/

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  14. Good morning precious friend! HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY YOU!!!! And your little cup...so darling! I have a couple of special ones, and some MINIATURES! AND YOUR STOVE....oh how I love stainless steel and mine is a happy stove, always serving up something wonderful. You have yourself a magnificent week my friend!!! Anita

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  15. Love the little teacup! Congratulations to your daughter!

    Love,
    LuLu~*xoxo

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  16. Love your new teacup! And the utensil rail as well. Very useful - I've been wanting one of those, instead of having to fish for everything in cupboards!

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  17. Such a beautiful teacup, Carolyn. Lucky you!

    Hugs xx

    Camille (The Wildfleur)

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  18. Wow Carolyn,

    How pretty and stylish your daughter looks. She could be a model!

    Your teacup looks great. I could not have left it in the store either :-)

    Happy new week!

    Madelief x

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  19. A beautiful cup ,Carolyn- and the utensil rail, I would love to have,in my kitchen,too- great looking,dear.
    I wish your daughter congratulations being featured---and you.
    xox, Dorthe

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  20. Oh it's lovely, Carolyn! So glad you treated yourself to it Off to check out Victoria now.

    Hope you have a lovely week! xoxo

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  21. Ooooo! Pretty teacup!
    Oh my gosh girlfriend...your stove is incredible and the teapot is fabulous! Wow!

    How wonderful for Victoria! Fantastic!

    Hope your week is fun!
    xx, shell

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  22. Congratulations to your daughter :)

    And a wonderful week ahead, to you all! :)

    The teacup looks precious.

    -cece

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  23. I love that teacup, very great finds!

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  24. Nice!

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

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  25. Hello Carolyn
    How beautiful your daughter is, such a wonderful image you caught.
    Your stove is fantastic and the rack looks great.
    Happy happy b day to you late!
    Blessings and wishing you a wonderful week
    Rebecca

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  26. beautiful tea cup!

    Congratulations to Victoria!

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  27. That cup was a find, Carolyn! It's exquisite.
    And I love your rack.

    How lovely for Victoria...she is gorgeous!
    Have a wonderful week, Carolyn!

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  28. Congratulations to your daughter, you have a beautiful daughter.
    Very nice teacup and utensil rail, it´s fun and buy gifts for oneself.
    Hope you have a good week
    Hugs
    AnnaMaria

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  29. Hi Carolyn,
    Love your pretty tea cup. So glad it came home with you as a birthday gift to yourself.
    I also love the utensil rack. It looks perfect above your stove.

    Congrats to your daughter Victoria on her blog feature. She looks gorgeous and I love the little Fox brooch. Her shoes are awesome too.
    I love shoes!!

    Have a wonderful rest of the week dear friend.
    XO from Texas,
    Love, Celestina Marie

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  30. Thanks for the post, This was exactly what I needed to see.Good list, keep up the good work
    Geschenkeshop

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  31. Carolyn, I am drooling over that beautiful cookstove.:) Love the teacup and utensil rack.

    Your daughter is beautiful!!! Love the little fox pin - so adorable.

    xOx

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