Friday, September 9, 2011

Oh Happy Day

Yes...Tuesday was a happy day for me...first the sun came out after four long days of wind and rain...second the sun brought with it some cooler temps...third I received two packages in the mail...oh how I love to get packages delivered to my doorstep! So what did I get? I started first with the was a giveaway item that I won from Jan over at GRACIE'S COTTAGE...if you have never been over there, then you are missing a wonderful blog full of awesome ideas and if you go by, please tell Jan hello for me...she is soooo sweet...I promise you will love her! Oh I guess you are wondering what I was a vintage FLEABAG...okay what's a vintage fleabag you say? Well it's an authentic grain sack that has been made into a large tote...perfect for using while you are out at flea markets doing some serious shopping. You can find these and other outstanding farmhouse style items over at Jan's ETSY here to check out all her goodies. My second package was from Laura from B and B's Nest...does anybody remember my friend Laura who just sponsored a giveaway here at Coastal Charm? Laura was so sweet to send me this wonderful tube of hand cream as a thank you I would like to thank Laura...this stuff makes my hands so soft and now if I can just keep Mr.CC from wanting to hold my hand 24/7...he loves it too!  Laura also has an amazing ETSY shop full of can click here to do some shopping at hers. Thanks ladies you made my day very special.
                                          Happy to have you
                                          come by and please
                                                come again,

                                            LOVE how it arrived!
                                  This darling flower pin will find
                                  a special place here with me and
                                  just look at that old pic that Jan
                                   used as a notecard...just way
                                        She is HUGE...just the
                                          perfect size for that
                                         beach bag that I have
                                         been looking for...yes
                                         I'm planning on using
                                       her to carry all my stuff
                                       while I'm beachin' it!!!!
                                           I sooooo LOVE her!!!
                               The next time that I'm lucky and
                                 get to go to a great flea market,
                               you can be sure that she will come
                                            along with me!
                                           Soooooo goooood!!!   


Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

Always fun to get lovely things by mail!

Mrs. Kelley Dibble said... with a capital DOR!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Linda I LOVE that bag!! Martina

Tammy@Beatrice Banks said...

Congrats! Love, love it!

Okio B Designs said...

You are one lucky duck!


Jane said...

Congrats! Great finds in the mail today!! The tote will be so useful....and I think it will make a great beach bag.
Have a great weekend.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love the bag!!

Gracie's Cottage said...

Thanks for the sweet post Linda. Since I can't live by the beach I'm glad the tote will!!
Have a marvy weekend.

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Congrats Linda!
Love her blog!

laxsupermom said...

Congrats! I love finding packages in the mail. Thanks for sharing.

Laura said...

Awww, you're so very welcome. You deserve it! Thanks again for letting me stop by and host a giveaway. We'll have to do it again some time. Enjoy your weekend! XOXO Laura at

Blondie's Journal said...

Hooray for you, Linda. 2 gifts in one day! Awesome!


Michelle said...

I can definitely see why you love her -- she's great!

Leslie said...

That is fantastic ~ I love it.

Have a great DRY weekend.

Ricki Treleaven said...

Loving the flea bag. I could find lots of uses for one!

Comeca Jones said...

What a pretty bag and a great surprise for you I bet! I hope you wont be mad but I totally see this as a pillow.

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

What a great win...that is one sweet bag!!

In between uses it would look amazing hung with some long stemmed gerbera daisy or mums popping their sweet little heads out of the top of it. :)

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