Monday, June 30, 2008

blog #118 >> Thanks for coming!

...and a special thanks to Vanessa the hostess with the "most-est" for throwing us the fabulous Mad Tea Party. He decorations were amazing, and she made the most wonderful-colorful paper cakes, hats and even a special mad hatter just for the occasion.

...another special thanks to Trina, for actually having me over to her tea party. You made some wonderful treats, tea, and baked eggs by the way. I love our Sunday brunches!

....and one more special thanks to everyone who visited my tea party!

Wow, I can honestly say I've never had some many comments, (or left so many comments) in one day. I just visited my last blog today. I got threw the entire list (in reverse alphabetical order). And I tried to leave a comment for everyone too... but I got burned out. Sorry, if I missed you. There were a lot of really great ones I just didn't get to post a comment on. I loved everyone's different take on the Mad Tea Party. It was like trick-or-treating, but with blogs, and better treats... Such fun!

Thanks again for all your lovely comments. I'm not sure how I'm going to write my book adventure story now. I haven't read a lot of the books you said were your favorites, so I guess I'll be starting there. I've got a lot of new books added to my "must read" list. And I'll be trying out some of those band suggestions this week too.

My day yesterday was spent cleaning up my Mad Tea Party mess. You should have seen my kitchen! Luckily, The Mad Tea Party was a masquerade, so you could see the mess on the other side of my desk. It was quite the aftermath.

I also went on a Good Will run with Dave and Trina. I bought three things this trip.

I got this cute teacup, I little late to use for the tea party, but next time. And this adorable three blind mice cheese spreader. Trina found it for me. Thanks!

And finally, I bought this large hunk of steal for my dad's birthday. I've never seen anything like it at Good Will before. And it makes me wonder, "How did it get there?"
It was in the back of the furniture section, in the "last chance" area, marked down to $24.99 for $99.99! I saw it and thought, "Hey, my dad would really like this, and his birthday is coming up next week... But it's really big, and heavy. And what if he didn't like it?! It's an "as is" purchase, and there's no returning it." Well... I got it anyhow! And after two Good Will guys helped me load it up, (Thanks Good Will guys!) I took it over and gave it to my dad that night. Much to my relief... He loved it! And he's already talking about how he's going to fix it up. We even got online and found an old catalog from The Computing Scale Co. on ebay. It had it's picture in it and it's from 1905. Pretty cool.



turquoise cro said...

Hi Theresa!
YOU won my TurquoiseCro cup!!! HOPE YOU like it!!! Email me your address at! That birthday gift for your DAD is Special!!! I went thrifting the other day too! Isn't it FUN?!

Trina said...

you are so very welcome my dear friend. our sunday brunches are something i always look forward to. :) I'm sooooo glad he loved the scale. :)

blazedanielle said...

How fun! It looks like you had so much fun! I'm glad a lot of people got to see how amazing your blog is! ;)

Mary Kelly said...

HEY! I saw that at Goodwill the other week and was examining it up close. It was marked $99.00 when I spotted it. It looked really old and interesting and that it was still functioning for the most part. That's so cool that you got it! It was by far the weirdest thing I've seen at Goodwill.

katie said...

I really love that cheeese spreader. Funny little things like that seem to get used more around my house than other utensils, it's possible I just like spreadable's.

Everything on your blog looks like fun!