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May 06, 2007

Weekend Goodies

The first week in May is always fun for me, the biggest reason being that my favorite local potters club always holds its semi-annual pottery sale on the first Saturday in May. My mom and I were there when the doors opened as we always are, ready to find some new handmade pieces.

I'm ashamed to admit that I lived up to my reputation and bought another teapot (it's a sickess, I realize this). I used the fact that it's my birthday on Monday (the second reason that this week is always fun for me) as justification for this moment of weakness. My dad sent me a little money as a gift, so the teapot was essentially my gift from him (are you buying any of this?!).



I found myself a new mixing bowl to replace one that I broke a few months ago...



...and I also got four of these cute soup mugs. They're a nice size (about 5 inches across), and I'm envisioning winter evenings by the fire with a steaming mug of homemade chili or soup.

I just had to share a photo of the amazing cake that my mom made for my birthday (we celebrated tonight). It's the biggest, loveliest (and yummiest) strawberry shortcake I've ever seen.

7 comments:

The Unusually Unusual Farmchick said...

Happy Birthday! What a yummy cake!
You and your tea pots...lol
I really like the mixing bowl. The lip makes it double nice. Plus the big mugs for soup. Its always nice to have an excuse for fun addictions :)

Steffi said...

Hi Cheryl! Happy birthday to you!!!My best wishes to you!Your birthday cake looks really delicious!
Have a nice birthday!

Chelee said...

Yay!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!

Oh my goodness, you did find some lovely pieces. I love that mixing bowl.

Hope you have a great day!

heather said...

what incredible additions to your collection. very pretty, dreamy, and yet practical. i like that.

and what a beautiful cake your mom made! happy birthday!!

Lu said...

Happy Birthday. Of course, I love your new pottery pieces. And as for your mother's cake, it appears that the strawberry doesn't fall far from the tree. Hee hee. :-)

Eva said...

Happy Birthday,
I love that teapot! I think this is an addiction I could have too!!! =)
Beautiful pieces, and a yummy looking cake!

Carla said...

Happy Birthday!!! I LOVE the new teapot (I have a thing for them too). And of course I buy your logic. The cake looks truly scrumptious...which I'm sure it was.

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